SQ Sports Outdoor Recreation Program Staff - #197020

Olympic Peninsula YMCA


Date: 06/08/2022 09:30 AM

City: Nordland, Washington

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Branch Executive and Sports Coordinator, Outdoor Recreation Program Staff will provide day-to-day support to summer Sports/Rec program participants, primarily a Youth Outdoor Leadership/Hiking Program.



LOCATION:


Sequim YMCA- will have various classes at offsite locations with the possibility of field trips



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:



  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Current state-approved CPR & First Aid certification.
  • Pass a comprehensive background check
  • Experience working with children ages 10 to 14
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Ability to plan and implement age-appropriate classes
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults in all circumstances
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations


AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:



  • Provides quality participant supervision and engagement in accordance with YMCA policy
  • Carry out positive guidance and discipline when needed
  • Interacts with participants continually while on shift
  • Ensures safety by following established cleaning schedule and safety guidelines
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with children and parents
  • Seeks other tasks when child/adult ratio allows
  • Work as a team with other staff
  • Other activities and/or projects as assigned




  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as required and complete all required on-line trainings which includes child abuse prevention training within 7 days of hire.
  • Upholds YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting, and risk management. Adheres to policies related to boundaries with youths


ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS AND DUTIES:



  • Reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations in accordance to mandated reporting requirements
  • Responsible for general housekeeping tasks to ensure workspace is always clean
  • Submits hours worked accurately on electronic timecard, within timelines for supervisor approval
  • Passion for high standards and believes in the YMCA mission of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility
  • Flexible schedule needed as on occasion may need to work evenings and/or weekends
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


DRIVER REQUIREMENTS:



  • YMCA vehicle
  • 16 of age or older
  • Valid drivers license
  • Driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards, driver records request will be submitted


WORKING CONDITIONS:
ENVIRONMENT



  • Office, gym and outside environment with occasional interruptions; wilderness hiking environments
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Evening and/or early morning, and/or weekend hours required periodically


PHYSICAL ABILITIES


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time, includes long periods of sitting, keyboard entry, use of office equipment, use of computer monitor
  • Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate
  • Be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach and must be able to move around the work environment
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust
  • May require physical effort and cardiac endurance while reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, balancing, bending, leaning, kneeling, walking, and climbing
  • Carrying supplies, up to 25lbs.


The Olympic Peninsula YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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