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Sports Instructor II - Robert Fowler Family

Company: YMCA of Atlanta
Location: Norcross
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

As a thought-leader and best-in-class provider in education, wellness, youth development, and community-building, The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is one of the oldest, most nimble and essential nonprofits in Atlanta. Mission-bound to serve, we are an organization designed to meet all people where, how and when they need us. In times of peace, we are a catalyst for connection; in times of crisis, a source of comfort and security. Join us as we carry out our commitment to positively impact lives and communities across the state.

The opportunities to serve are vast, and we're looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY, to join us and do their best work.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our members, and our partners. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Nature and Scope:

Under the direction of the Sports Director, the Sports Instructor II is responsible for implementing sport specific training and skill development. Sports instructor demonstrate and explain the skills and rules of particular sports, like golf or tennis, to individuals or groups. They help beginners learn basic rules, stances, grips, movements, and techniques of a game. Sports instructor II help experienced athletes to sharpen their skills. This position must perform duties in accordance with the policies, goals, mission, values and objectives established by the Metropolitan Atlanta YMCA, Branch Strategic Plan, Safety Protocols Including COVID, and Member Services Guidelines and Non-negotiables. Emphasis will be placed on member service, program knowledge, member/staff safety, and communication with members and staff.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Must have a background in coaching, instructing, and minimum two years' of competitive experience in a related field or equivalent preferred.
  • Must have required sport specific certifications, (example: USA Gymnastics Level II)
  • Ability to motivate, coach and lead participants
  • Knowledge of how to instruct the sport including the rules and technique
  • High degree of Human Relations Skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, parents, volunteers and staff.
  • Required certifications: Safe Sport and CDC Heads Up Concussion course online; Must obtain any other certifications required for the position within 30 days of being hired.
  • Put the Metro Atlanta YMCA Youth Sports Philosophy into effect
  • Have current evidence of successful completion of biennial training in CPR/First Aid.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Criminal background check.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provides instruction in sport activities.
    • Participates in special events and activities related to their sport.
    • Maintain effective relationships with schools, parents, participants, and other groups.
    • Create an environment that provides various activities and instruction to support program goals.
    • Attends staff meetings and approved training as required.
    • Conduct assessments of program participants.
    • Perform other duties as related to the delivery of a quality sports program.
    • Participate in the YMCA annual Why It Matters Campaign.
    • This position must perform duties in accordance with the policies, goals, mission, values and objectives established by the Metropolitan Atlanta YMCA, Branch Strategic Plan, Safety Protocols Including COVID, and Member Services Guidelines and Non-Negotiables. Emphasis will be placed on member service, program knowledge, member/staff safety, and communication with members and staff.
    • Implements the YMCA safety protocol both related to COVID and branch operations.
    • Implement wellness checks and provide a leadership role in ensuring member/staff adherence to the safety protocols, with a commitment to positive member and staff safety.

      Y-Competencies:

      Mission: Accepts and demonstrates YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility; demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs; recruits volunteers and supports fundraising activities.

      Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions; builds rapport; seeks first to understand others' point of view and remains calm; speaks and writes effectively; takes initiative.

      Operational Effectiveness: Strive to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members; Makes sound judgments and transfers knowledge from one situation to another; establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings; follows policies and procedures; strives for best practices.

      Personal Growth: Pursues self-development; demonstrates an openness to change; is emotionally mature.

      Ergonomic Requirements : Bending, stooping, standing, lifting up to 60 pounds, seeing, verbal communication and hearing.

      Effect of End Result:

      Children and Families will experience a high-quality sport instruction and skill development. The effectiveness of this position is primarily measured by the stated satisfaction of members and ensuring a safe, clean, controlled and fun environment in accordance with the Metro Atlanta YMCA Philosophy.

      Location:
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Keywords: YMCA of Atlanta, Atlanta , Sports Instructor II - Robert Fowler Family, Other , Norcross, Georgia

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