YMCA of Greater Seattle Dance Instructor - Healthy Living II in Seattle, Washington
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Instructs Dance exercise classes for YMCA members.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.
YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.
All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.
Plans for and instructs wellness/fitness and/or related classes following Association standards and guidelines. Observes and discusses individual progress with participants.
Develops positive relationships with participants and facilitates relationships among participants and members. Provides motivational support and guidance.
Increases participant awareness of all healthy lifestyle factors.
Encourages involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports equipment problems.
Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required.
Ensures safe and effective workouts. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.
Accurately maintains related records.
- Current state approved first aid certification.
- Current state approved CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.
High school education or equivalent preferred. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.
Twenty-five hours of practical experience as fitness class instructor, or equivalent (6-week instructor training course-shadowing experience).
YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles, Foundations of YMCA Group Exercise** or previous YMCA or outside certification.
Listen First Level I
- and II** training.
Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
Ability to set up, move and store class equipment.
Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
- Within 30 days of employment or at first available training.
** Within 90 days of employment or at first available training.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:
Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
Are very adaptable
Have high ownership and strong work ethic
Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
Truly enjoy being of service to people
Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.
“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.
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Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 days ago (9/24/2021 11:39 AM)
Type Regular Part-Time
# of Openings 2
Location Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA
Category Health & Well-being
Address 1700 23rd Avenue
Minimum compensation USD $16.69/Hr.