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Company : Name Linked Sage YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Crystal Lake
Make A Difference In Your Community!    The Member Engagement Supervisor is a key member of the center membership and wellness team which drives inclusive membership acquisition, engagement, onboarding, and retention strategies. This role has oversight of the center front desk customer service team including driving best-in-class service; inside sales/tours, tracking leads and prospects, member onboarding, communications, and other related activities that ensure a positive, engaging member experience. As a leader, this role is responsible for creating a positive Y culture, including recruitment, scheduling, coaching, performance, and staff development.   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees  - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!   Scope of Responsibilities Member Engagement - Leads the center’s front desk team and drives a front desk culture which supports membership acquisition, engagement, and best-in-class member service. Implements customer service standards and continuous improvement efforts. Guides team on YMCA policies, procedures, and guidelines. - Develops relationships with members and effectively connects members to YMCA programs and services to drive acquisition and retention. Responds to member concerns through resolution. - Converts tours to memberships; facilitates high-quality, member-focused tours that connect prospect interests to YMCA membership and program benefits; generates and follow up on tour leads and prospects; uses prospect information to drive sustained engagement. - Executes new member onboarding plans  including communications and fitness consultations to drive member engagement and retention. - Ensures there is adequate front desk coverage during hours of operation within budgeted hours; ; Ensures building is properly opened/closed; responds effectively to building/facility issues and concerns and escalates to others as appropriate. - Posts updates to social media/website according to social media/communications plan. Manages and tracks posters, signage and other member communications within the center to ensure communications are up-to-date and relevant - Serves as a Y ambassador at center and community events to drive prospects, community engagement and brand awareness. - Interfaces with other branch/Y teams to keep front desk team up to date on scheduling, program information and marketing initiatives. - Assists with back office and administrative support to the membership team - Supports the mission and vision of the YMCA and center as assigned   Team Leadership - Identifies, engages, and develop a high-performing team that accomplishes membership objectives. Coaches and trains new team members and provides ongoing feedback, accountability and development. - Establishes specific measurable performance standards for staff and communicates those expectations. Monitors and evaluates team goals and performance standards. Evaluates team members and provides coaching and intervention, as necessary. - Manages time and attendance for current staff, ensuring that time is accurately recorded in the HRIS system Minimum and Preferred Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Associates degree in business or related degree or equivalent experience - Two or more years customer service or inside sales experience with 1-2 years supervisory/team leadership experience - Ability to coach and mentor others and support staff development - Commitment to, and a passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission, communities and opportunities. - Thorough understanding of proper fitness and activities practices. - Ability to demonstrate or explain the proper use of all equipment in the fitness center. - Problem solver with exceptional people skills, emotional intelligence, and an understanding of complaint resolution and de-escalation. - Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively tailor communications to achieve - Demonstrates ability to effectively handle change and ambiguity; can multi-task and handle multiple objectives. - Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel), email; ability to learn and adapt to new technology critical. - Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.   YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.   Child Abuse Prevention Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as require  
Company : Name Linked Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine
Sports Instructor Opportunity at the Buehler YMCA      The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a part-time Sports Instructor to provide leadership to different age groups all while promoting a high-energy, fun and positive environment for program participants! You will be responsible for the planning of sports programs and supervision of different age groups in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA.    Salary range starts at $15.40 per hour   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must have prior experience sports/specialty experience (i.e. Playing, Coaching, etc.) Child Abuse Prevention: This position supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Sports Instructor Opportunity at the Rauner YMCA      The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a part-time Sports Instructor to provide leadership to different age groups all while promoting a high-energy, fun and positive environment for program participants! You will be responsible for the planning of sports programs and supervision of different age groups in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA.    Salary range starts at $15.40 per hour   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must have prior experience sports/specialty experience (i.e. Playing, Coaching, etc.) Child Abuse Prevention: This position supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked South Side YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Make A Difference In Your Community!   The S.C.A.N. Navigator plays a key role in working directly with youth impacted by violence as a component of Youth Safety and Violence Prevention’s overall outreach and programming efforts. The target age for programming and services is youth ages 13-18.    The budgeted starting salary for this role is $42,000.00   The S.C.A.N. Navigator is responsible for leading and managing innovative approaches to a variety of operational business initiatives, special projects, challenges, and ongoing partnerships as continuous improvement of centers and camps. Our youth have directly expressed the importance of a caring adult to their ability to becoming a successful adult. This takes additional attention and time. We are seeking to support youth who have been exposed to various levels of trauma, violence, or engagement with law enforcement. We must not forget that they often endure situations and circumstances that make them cautious about seeking services and trusting others with their well-being.   We are seeking individuals who understand this dynamic and can provide robust, coordinated care that is youth-driven and builds on relationships with their Navigators.   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! Responsibilities: - Responsible for monthly reporting and collaboration with the Research & Evaluation team for measurement and impact. - Takes an active role in the community, including involvement in events, committees, and organizations. - Assists with the development and maintenance of contacts in the community with business and civic leaders, interpreting the work of the YMCA. - Supports the mission and strategic plan of the YMCA and YSVP with other projects and responsibilities as assigned. - Engages in collaborative assessment and case planning with YSVP outreach team to ensure that young people with complex needs are receiving adequate interventions and support. Supports youth with trauma histories who participate in YSVP programming and practices relentless outreach to ensure continued participation. - Provides case management services for a large caseload guided by “youth-driven” services and goal plans. This includes observation, home visits, case notes, case reviews, and dialogue with school, adults/ youth and other case management supports. Facilitates connections to available resources through accompanying youth, including introductions to service providers, attending initial sessions, and problem solving barriers for youth to services accessibility. Act as a general advocate for individual youth as it pertains to the legal system and related subsidiaries - Establishes positive and constructive relationships and serves as a positive role model. This includes frequent contact with youth through home visits or site-based check-ins. - Manages case management documentation and reporting including preparation and submission of monthly reports according to supervisor and program/contract guidelines. Enters program information into appropriate data tracking systems to support tracking and evaluation. - Engages in continuous learning about trauma-informed practices, trends and approaches that enhance own ability to support youth and optimize case management services. - Provides transportation for youth and/or families to facilitate access to services, using YMCA vehicles while adhering to YMCA policies and guidelines   Child Abuse Prevention: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required Minimum and Preferred Requirements:  - Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field or 2 years’ experience. - Ability to make psychosocial assessments and develop and implement viable care plans. - Experience with Cityspan or similar software to enter and track data. - A valid driver’s license (This position requires home visits, appointments, courts) - Strong human relations skills, as well as, personal values and work ethics that are consistent with the YMCA philosophy. - Commitment to, and a passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission. - Ability to organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness. - Customer service orientation, with the ability to effectively communicate on a regular basis with internal/external customers, build relationships, manage expectations and take responsibility for a high level of service. - Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with members, team members and other stakeholders and constituents. - Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel), email; ability to learn and adapt to new technology. - Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. - Strong community engagement skills with deep awareness of community dynamics and resources. - Proficient verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication to multiple audiences - Self-motivated with the demonstrated ability to set meaningful goals and take action - Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. - Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills - Ability to travel locally within the Chicago area to multiple locations for home visits and program activities. Valid driver’s license with clear driving record and the ability to meet necessary requirements to drive a YMCA vehicle. - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Leader competencies in previous experience or practice. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked South Side YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
The South Side YMCA Before & After-School program is hiring a Youth Enrichment Instructor.   Salary range of $15.90-$16.40 per hour   Join us and help lead our future to greatness!    Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of youth and families in your community. Discover more than a job—enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.   As a Youth Enrichment Instructor (YEI) you will implement and adapt a wide variety of enrichment activities for grades K-8. The YEI plays a key role in ensuring that program participants have a safe, supportive, interactive and enriching program experience while ensuring the safety and security of all program participants.   With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research-based practices, you’ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities.   Position Responsibilities: - Create a safe, supportive, interactive and engaging environment for youth that is characterized by teamwork, camaraderie and inclusiveness.  This includes demonstrating an appreciation of the youths’ efforts and accomplishments and providing assistance and encouragement to program participants when needed. - Provide effective supervision of youth that is age-appropriate, considers diverse abilities and interests and meets program quality, safety and policy requirements. - Positively interacts with youth, parents/guardians and other team members to create a respectful, warm, supportive environment.  Models self-control, respect and cooperation to teens and other team members.  Utilizes youth arrival/departure ensure to share information with parents/guardians and to build relationships. - Prepares lesson plans on a daily and/or weekly basis outlining program activities, ensures materials and supplies are available and ready for daily program activities, and ensures all program areas and supplies are clean and well maintained regularly. - Maintains accurate attendance, instructional and other records as necessary to meet program requirements. - Participates in team meetings and other special events Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be at least 18 years of age and/or 5 years older than the oldest child that participates in the program and meet program requirements for education and/or credentials. - H.S. Diploma or GED along with related college coursework and/or equivalent experience in: child care, education, recreation or related program. Additional educational or experience requirements may be required based on program license requirements. - Must have the proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a positive role model for youth and staff demonstrating the values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty. - Commitment to and passion for the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission is required including a passion for working with diverse youth. - Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences. - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. - The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked Fry Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
Preschool Teacher Opportunity with the YMCA! The Fry Family YMCA is hiring for Full-Time Preschool Teachers. As a Lead Teacher you are responsible for providing a safe and supportive classroom environment for preschool children ages 3-5 while preparing for kindergarten readiness.  Using Creative Curriculum and Illinois Early Learning Standards, the Lead Teacher will write and implement a lesson plan that will support the growth and development in children's physical, emotional, cognitive, and social skills while ensuring developmentally appropriate practices. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for classroom management and supervision of children, learning, assessment and evaluations, as well as following policies set forth by DCFS and YMCA standards and policies, as applicable.   Earn a $300 signing bonus 30 days after your start date as an active Y employee!   Our early learning teachers create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships. With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research-based practices, you’ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities.   Scope of Responsibilities: - Promote and model high quality teaching and learning in the classroom that fosters kindergarten readiness. - Demonstrate culturally and linguistically appropriate practices that values all children and families and makes them feel welcomed and an essential part of the program - Maintain awareness and supervision of children’s needs and ensure their physical health and safety, at all times. - Communicate and develop effective partnerships with parents and families, encouraging parent involvement. - Abide by DCFS and all quality standards for maintaining safe, high quality programming - Collaborate regularly with classroom team including: families, volunteers and all staff. - Collect and use multiple data sources, both formative and summative, to inform instruction and child centered learning and development. - Complete routine professional development annually; utilize continuous quality improvement (CQI); and identify different instructional resources and methods to meet children's varying needs and improve the classroom experience for children and families. - Participate and support association/center efforts towards recruitment, enrollment, attendance and retention of families while supporting the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed. Lesson Planning and Classroom Management: - Develop lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities and outcomes for children that represent the Illinois Early Learning Standards. - Implement high quality, developmentally appropriate instructional activities and curriculum approaches (like Creative Curriculum™) that facilitate active learning experiences and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of each child; while ensuring the program follows DCFS, YMCA, ExceleRate Illinois™, and NAEYC accreditation standards, if applicable. - Research, plan, and implement appropriate studies/projects for an in-depth investigation of a topic over time. - Establish and maintain an attractive, clean, safe and engaging classroom environment which includes positive guidance techniques and that encourages children's independence and self-selection of activities. - Leverage the physical environment and pedagogical documentation to support teaching and learning practices. - Use observational and child data to plan developmentally appropriate and engaging early learning experiences based upon the emergent needs of the child. - Documents observations and maintains child portfolios to aid in assessments. Requirements: - Must meet DCFS licensing, and program related accreditation/credentialing requirements; ECE Credential Level 1 or higher preferred. - OR - 64 semester hours in any discipline with a minimum of 21 hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early child hood special education AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: - Gateways to Opportunity Level I Illinois Director Credential - OR 3 semester hours of college credit in administration, leadership or management - OR 3 points of credential-approved training in administration, leadership or management. - One year experience teaching or equivalent in a preschool classroom strongly preferred. - Must provide documentation of Gateways credentialing or apply within 90 days of employment. - Knowledge of how to design and implement the Creative Curriculum and other high quality curriculum approaches preferred. - Pre Employment medical screening and TB test per program requirements. - Required to be achieved or maintained once in role: Food Handlers Training YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked Foglia YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Lake Zurich
Take your team to the top!   The Role: As a Swim Team Assistant Coach, you will be responsible for promoting and developing the YMCA swim team by facilitating the growth and improvement of swim team participants and creating a positive experience for participants and their families. This includes coordinating with the Head Coach to develop and implement practices, engaging participants and families to meet their needs, preparing for meets and other special events and ensuring the safety of participants.   What you’ll do:   Coaching/Participant Experience - Coaches, trains and mentors swimmers to foster development, maximize swimming performance, and teach appropriate swimming techniques. - Leads swim team practices developed by Head Coach and assists Head Coach with design of training programs. Engages swimmers and parents to cultivate collaborative relationships. Modifies and customizes workouts to match swimmer skill levels. Provides feedback to swimmers and parents to facilitate improvement, refine abilities and prevent injury. - Captures and records swimming times to track progress and determine meet eligibility Meet Preparation and Execution - Stays abreast of meet rules and guidelines to ensure compliance with standards - Assists with the submission of meet entries - Assists with the coordination of suits and uniforms - Supervises swim team members at meets and other team functions - Cooperates with swim team volunteers, officials, scorekeepers and timers Safety - Ensures the physical and emotional health and safety of swimmers by being safety conscious, following all established YMCA standards and critically evaluating situations for potential risks. - Ensures compliance with established rules and regulations to ensure safety. Monitors swimmers and the pool and provides corrective coaching and intervention as necessary.  Continued Education & Training - Actively participates in obtaining further water safety certifications. - Attends all in-service trainings and staff meetings as scheduled by supervisor or center leadership team. - Maintains job-related certifications and documents completion of certifications in the Human Resources Information System YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days before your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. How you’ll do it: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must successfully complete the YMCA’s Aquatics Academy training program resulting in certification or have current YMCA or American Red Cross certification as well as current First Aid, AED, CPR and Oxygen Administration certifications.  - Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200 lb. person and meet other physical requirements required for job certification.  - Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers. - Must be physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid effectively. - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Team competencies in previous experience or practice  Child Abuse Prevention: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Make A Difference In Your Community!    The McCormick YMCA is hiring part-time Front Desk Specialist available for evenings and weekends who want to turn their passion for customer service into a career. The McCormick YMCA is a community-focused nonprofit that is part of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago.   As the Front Desk Customer Service staff you will interact with the members and up hold the member experience standards. They will be the daily point of contact for members, determining their needs and offering solutions to meet these needs. They will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service to Y members, program participants and guest.   Responsibilities:  - Greet and welcome members. - Actively interact and engage with members and prospects to determine needs; directing to the appropriate lead (i.e. Membership Experience Director, Membership Experience Supervisor, Program Director, etc) when necessary. - Handle member requests and questions; problem solving. - Gather and record member data in member profiles. - Facilitate member to member engagement. - Provides information and assistance related to membership rates, programs, services, scholarships and other Y amenities. - Prepares member records and issues membership ID cards and handles all registration/enrollment transactions. - Assist Member Experience Supervisor with membership business and administrative tasks. - Assist supervisor in sales acquisition activities as assigned. - Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed. - Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to the maintenance staff. - Greet all guests as they enter the facility and adhere to sign-in/out, guest, visitor, monitoring youth in the facility and other relevant policies and procedures.  Report any suspicious behavior and violations of policy and procedures to your supervisor. - Supporting the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed.  Minimum Requirements: - Must have high school diploma or GED. - Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. - One year of member relations or customer service. - Must be a problem solver and a proven track record of complaint resolution. - Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and credibility quickly. - Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work in highly flexible, rapidly changing and ambiguous work environment - Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.   All YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago employees are required to support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:   - Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees  - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!
Company : Name Linked Foglia YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Hawthorn Woods | US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Lake Zurich
Foglia YMCA located in Lake Zurich, IL is hiring an Inclusion Aide position for the2022-2023 school year.   Salary range of $15.90-$16.40 per hour   Become a Professional Role Model!   Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of youth and families in your community. Discover more than a job—enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.   Our before and after-school programs create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships.   As an Inclusion Aide you will be responsible for supporting and assisting one or more individuals who have a disability and are enrolled in Y programs to promote participation in program activities and independence to the fullest extent possible. You will ensure that individualized needs of participants are met, while serving as professional role model and guide program participants through activities that support a positive learning climate and development of life skills and healthy and safe behaviors.   With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research-based practices, you’ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities.   Position Responsibilities: - You will serve as a role model in supporting inclusion and high quality camp programming; creating an outstanding participant experience for children, parents and families. - You will modify learning or recreational activities as may be needed, including activities, rules, equipment, and/or supplies as needed. Promotes participation in program activities and independence to the fullest extent possible. Maintains the confidentiality of information pertaining to the individual(s) assigned for support. - You will teach socially acceptable behaviors by serving as a role model and by using age-appropriate positive reinforcement and behavior management strategies. Implements individualized behavior management plans, when necessary. - You will communicate consistently with team members and program leaders to keep abreast of activities and schedule, in order to prepare for activity modifications. Will offer suggestions for modifications, if applicable. - You will communicate consistently with parents, classroom/program team and program leadership through completion of a weekly summary of the individual’s participation. - You will Support program activities as assigned by supervisor including substitute support for ongoing camp activities. - You will ensure the physical and emotional health and safety of participants by being safety conscious, following all established YMCA standards and critically evaluating situations for potential risks. - You will be alert and responsive to any specific health and safety needs of the individual with a disability - You will ensure compliance with established rules and regulations to ensure safety. Monitors participants and team members provides coaching and intervention as necessary - You will set up facilities and/or equipment for activities and stores equipment appropriately after use. Immediately notifies program leaders of any broken or unsafe equipment or if more resources/equipment are needed - You will work to keep program facilities clean at all times Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be at least 18 years of age or older - High school diploma, GED or equivalent - Must have prior experience working with children; experience with children with disabilities and/or in a similar program setting preferred. - Basic knowledge of child growth and development as well as developmentally appropriate practices for age group - Ability to understand and implement an inclusion plan and provide recommended strategies for Ability to observe participant behavior and apply appropriate behavior management techniques is essential. - Must have the proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a positive role model for youth and staff demonstrating the values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty. - Commitment to and passion for the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission is required including a passion for working with diverse youth. - Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences. - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. - The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than 2 days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention:  Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required  
Company : Name Linked Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine
Keeping People Safe Around Water for 164 Years       The YMCA of Metro Chicago is hiring Lifeguards and Swim Instructors! Earn a $300 sign-on bonus upon achievement of your lifeguard certification and another $300 retention bonus after 6 months of employment as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor.    Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! Do you enjoy… - Making lifelong friendships - Having life-saving skills that give you the ability to keep others safe? - Meeting new people and working with other team members? - Creating connections with others and building positive experiences? - Teaching others how to stay safe in and around water? - Building skills for the future? Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must succesfully complete water skills assessment.  - Must successfully complete the certification or have current YMCA or American Red Cross certification as well as current First Aid, AED, CPR and Oxygen Administration certifications - Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers - Ability to meet physical requirements based on job description Child Abuse Prevention: Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required YMCA Vaccine Policy We are committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Elmhurst YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst
Keeping People Safe Around Water for 164 Years       The YMCA of Metro Chicago is hiring Lifeguards and Swim Instructors! Earn a $300 sign-on bonus upon achievement of your lifeguard certification and another $300 retention bonus after 6 months of employment as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor.    Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! Do you enjoy… - Making lifelong friendships - Having life-saving skills that give you the ability to keep others safe? - Meeting new people and working with other team members? - Creating connections with others and building positive experiences? - Teaching others how to stay safe in and around water? - Building skills for the future? Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must succesfully complete water skills assessment.  - Must successfully complete the certification or have current YMCA or American Red Cross certification as well as current First Aid, AED, CPR and Oxygen Administration certifications - Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers - Ability to meet physical requirements based on job description Child Abuse Prevention: Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required YMCA Vaccine Policy We are committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Tonti Elementary School
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
Program Site Manager Opportunities - McKay Elementary School and Tonti Elementary School (Bilingual in English and Spanish at Tonti Elementary School)!   Join us and help lead our future to greatness!    As a Program Site Manager you will be responsible for ensuring program quality including assisting in implementing curriculum, providing leadership and guidance to staff and overseeing the ordering and distribution of snacks, materials and all supplies needed to operate the program. You will also provide direct service, when necessary, to execute the program.   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees  - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!   Minimum Requirements:  - Must be at least 21 years of age and/or 5 years older than the oldest child that participates in the program - Bilingual in English and Spanish - Tonti Elementary - Must have capacity to make decisions and communicate effectively with parents and children - Must have at least a High School Diploma or equivalent and one of the following: - 30 semester hours from an accredited college or university with 12 semester hours related to school age child care, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields. In addition, 750 hours of professional experience in recreational program or licensed day care center serving school age children (K-5th) or a license exempt school age child care program operated by a private or public school. - 6 semester hours of credit from an accredited college or university related to school age child care, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields. In addition, 1560 hours of professional experience in recreational program or a licensed day care center serving school age children or a license exempt school age child care (K-5th) program operated by a private or public school. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine
Are you looking for a REWARDING Summer Job? The Buehler YMCA is hiring Summer Day Camp Inclusion Aides for 2023!      At the Y, we create an exciting, safe camp environment for kids and staff to have an unforgettable summer. While campers are taking part in in unique experiences and adventures, our SummerDay Camp Inclusion Aides are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   Summer Day Camp Inclusion Aides receive comprehensive training, a Monday-Friday work schedule that leaves your weekends free, field trips to cool places, the change to meet and work with amazing co-workers, a free Y membership, discounted programs and lots of opportunity for growth! Join us for the experience of a lifetime.  As a Summer Day Camp Inclusion Aide, you will be responsible for supporting and assisting one or more individuals who have a disability and are enrolled in Y programs to promote participation in program activities and independence to the fullest extent possible. You will ensure that individualized needs of participants are met, while serving as professional role model and guide program participants through activities that support a positive learning climate and development of life skills and healthy and safe behaviors.   What you’ll do:   Program Participant Experience - You will serve as a role model in supporting inclusion and high quality camp programming; creating an outstanding participant experience for children, parents and families. - You will modify learning or recreational activities as may be needed, including activities, rules, equipment, and/or supplies as needed. Promotes participation in program activities and independence to the fullest extent possible. Maintains the confidentiality of information pertaining to the individual(s) assigned for support. - You will teach socially acceptable behaviors by serving as a role model and by using age-appropriate positive reinforcement and behavior management strategies. Implements individualized behavior management plans, when necessary. - You will communicate consistently with team members and program leaders to keep abreast of activities and schedule, in order to prepare for activity modifications. Will offer suggestions for modifications, if applicable. - You will communicate consistently with parents, classroom/program team and program leadership through completion of a weekly summary of the individual’s participation. - You will Support program activities as assigned by supervisor including substitute support for ongoing camp activities.   Participant Safety - You will ensure the physical and emotional health and safety of participants by being safety conscious, following all established YMCA standards and critically evaluating situations for potential risks. - You will be alert and responsive to any specific health and safety needs of the individual with a disability - You will ensure compliance with established rules and regulations to ensure safety. Monitors participants and team members provides coaching and intervention as necessary - You will set up facilities and/or equipment for activities and stores equipment appropriately after use. Immediately notifies program leaders of any broken or unsafe equipment or if more resources/equipment are needed - You will work to keep program facilities clean at all times What you’ll Need - High school diploma or equivalent; must be at least 18 years of age or older - Must have prior experience working with children; experience with children with disabilities and/or in a similar program setting preferred. - Commitment to, and passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission and serving the needs of diverse youth - Basic knowledge of child growth and development as well as developmentally appropriate practices for age group - Ability to understand and implement an inclusion plan and provide recommended strategies for Ability to observe participant behavior and apply appropriate behavior management techniques is essential. - Demonstrated interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to build constructive relationships, act as role model, and communicate effectively with children, families, team members and others - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Y Team competencies in previous experience or practice - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities - Meet additional program guidelines for background checks and medical screening where necessary based on program supported. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.   Child Abuse Prevention Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training, as required  YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Sage YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Crystal Lake
Group Exercise Instructors Wanted!      Share you passion. You are the “Y”.   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!   As a Group Exercise Instructor you will instruct group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures to be an integral part of the YMCA's committment to strengthening bodies, minds, and neighborhoods.   Requirements: - Must have basic knowledge of fitness or equivalent work/education experience. - Must have at minimum 25 hours of practical experience as a fitness class instructor. - Must have the ability to lead a fitness class and to motivate and educate members in the field of physical fitness. - Must be able to respond to safety and emergency situations; ability to set up, move, and store equipment. - Must be at least 18 years of age. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine | US-IL-Lake Zurich
Make a Difference in Your Community!     The YMCA is hiring multiple Art and Science Specialty Camp Instructors to run camps at Buehler YMCA & Foglia YMCA! Art and Science Specialty Instructor provides leadership and planning of specialty STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) programs for different youth between the ages of 6-13 with hands-on active learning to promote critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and communication. Salary range $15.90-$16.50 per hour   Reasons to work at the Y. - Make a difference. Contribute to building a better, stronger community for all - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! - The job was designed with your schedule in mind. Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for students and non-students alike! Requirements: - Must be at least 18 years of age - Must have a high school diploma or equivalency; completion of higher education coursework or degrees strongly preferred, especially within the science, technology, engineering, art, or math fields - Must have prior experience working with youth; previous experience in a camp setting strongly preferred - Able to carry 50+ lbs - Previous experience facilitating art or science youth programs - Passion for working with diverse youth and ability to provide a high-quality of instruction using age-appropriate practices.   Child Abuse Prevention Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as requiredFinish YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Fry Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville | US-IL-Downers Grove
Make a Difference in Your Community!     The YMCA is hiring multiple Art and Science Specialty Camp Instructors to run camps at Indian Boundary YMCA & Fry Family YMCA! Art and Science Specialty Instructor provides leadership and planning of specialty STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) programs for different youth between the ages of 6-13 with hands-on active learning to promote critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and communication. Salary range $15.90-$16.50 per hour   Reasons to work at the Y. - Make a difference. Contribute to building a better, stronger community for all - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! - The job was designed with your schedule in mind. Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for students and non-students alike! Requirements: - Must be at least 18 years of age - Must have a high school diploma or equivalency; completion of higher education coursework or degrees strongly preferred, especially within the science, technology, engineering, art, or math fields - Must have prior experience working with youth; previous experience in a camp setting strongly preferred - Able to carry 50+ lbs - Previous experience facilitating art or science youth programs - Passion for working with diverse youth and ability to provide a high-quality of instruction using age-appropriate practices.   Child Abuse Prevention Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as requiredFinish YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Lake View YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Elmhurst
Make a Difference in Your Community!     The YMCA is hiring multiple Art and Science Specialty Camp Instructors for multiple locations in the city of Chicago for Summer 2023 Art and Science Specialty Instructor provides leadership and planning of specialty STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) programs for different youth between the ages of 6-13 with hands-on active learning to promote critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and communication. Salary range $15.90-$16.50 per hour This is a mobile position, with multiple opening for instructors to run camps at YMCA centers and camp sites in and around Chicago, including: - Lake View YMCA - South Side YMCA - McCormick YMCA - Kelly Hall YMCA - Rauner YMCA - Elmhurst YMCA (in Elmhurst, IL) Reasons to work at the Y. - Make a difference. Contribute to building a better, stronger community for all - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! - The job was designed with your schedule in mind. Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for students and non-students alike! Requirements: - Must be at least 18 years of age - Must have a high school diploma or equivalency; completion of higher education coursework or degrees strongly preferred, especially within the science, technology, engineering, art, or math fields - Must have prior experience working with youth; previous experience in a camp setting strongly preferred - Able to carry 50+ lbs - Previous experience facilitating art or science youth programs - Passion for working with diverse youth and ability to provide a high-quality of instruction using age-appropriate practices.   Child Abuse Prevention Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Indian Boundary YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Be a leader and save lives.     Earn a $300 sign-on bonus upon achievement of your lifeguard certification, provided you are an active employee working as a lifeguard or swim instructor at the time of payout. Earn another $300 retention bonus after 6 months of employment as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor.    The YMCA is hiring Lifeguards! The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. Our network of 14 membership centers, five camps, early learning, school-aged and other programs at 100+ sites in the city and suburbs provides everyone with a safe place to learn, play and grow.    Reasons to work at the Y. - Be part of a team that cares about one another. - Make a difference. Contribute to building a better, stronger community for all - When you work here, you will find opportunities to try new things. Every day is something new. - YMCA Membership, discounted programs, and much more! - The job was designed with your schedule in mind. Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for students and non-students alike!   Do you enjoy… - Making lifelong friendships? - Having life-saving skills that give you the ability to keep others safe? - Meeting new people and working with other team members? - Creating connections with others and building positive experiences? - Building skills for the future? What you’ll do: - Provide a high-level of customer service to members, program participants and guests at all times - Supervise and guard the pool and aquatic facility and ensure participants adhere to all YMCA aquatic guidelines and procedures. - Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment. - Rescue distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment. - Contact emergency medical personal in case of serious injury. - Actively participate in obtaining further water safety certifications. - Attend all in-service trainings and staff meetings as scheduled by supervisor or center leadership team. Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must succesfully complete water skills assessment.  - Must complete the YMCA's Lifeguard certifaction program or have current YMCA or American Red Cross certification and current First Aid, AED, CPR, and Oxygen Administration certifications. - Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200 lb. person and meet other physical requirements required for job certification.  - Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations to assure the safety of all swimmers. - Must be physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid effectively. - Ability to meet physical requirements based on the job description: the YMCA will accommodate reasonable accommodations for persons with disability YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention
Company : Name Linked Indian Boundary YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Preschool Teacher Opportunity with the YMCA!   The Indian Boundary YMCA is hiring for Full-Time Preschool Teachers. As a Lead Teacher you are responsible for providing a safe and supportive classroom environment for preschool children ages 3-5 while preparing for kindergarten readiness.  Using Creative Curriculum and Illinois Early Learning Standards, the Lead Teacher will write and implement a lesson plan that will support the growth and development in children's physical, emotional, cognitive, and social skills while ensuring developmentally appropriate practices. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for classroom management and supervision of children, learning, assessment and evaluations, as well as following policies set forth by DCFS and YMCA standards and policies, as applicable.   Earn a $300 signing bonus 30 days after your start date as an active Y employee!   Our early learning teachers create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships. With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research-based practices, you’ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities.   Scope of Responsibilities: - Promote and model high quality teaching and learning in the classroom that fosters kindergarten readiness. - Demonstrate culturally and linguistically appropriate practices that values all children and families and makes them feel welcomed and an essential part of the program - Maintain awareness and supervision of children’s needs and ensure their physical health and safety, at all times. - Communicate and develop effective partnerships with parents and families, encouraging parent involvement. - Abide by DCFS and all quality standards for maintaining safe, high quality programming - Collaborate regularly with classroom team including: families, volunteers and all staff. - Collect and use multiple data sources, both formative and summative, to inform instruction and child centered learning and development. - Complete routine professional development annually; utilize continuous quality improvement (CQI); and identify different instructional resources and methods to meet children's varying needs and improve the classroom experience for children and families. - Participate and support association/center efforts towards recruitment, enrollment, attendance and retention of families while supporting the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed. Lesson Planning and Classroom Management: - Develop lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities and outcomes for children that represent the Illinois Early Learning Standards. - Implement high quality, developmentally appropriate instructional activities and curriculum approaches (like Creative Curriculum™) that facilitate active learning experiences and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of each child; while ensuring the program follows DCFS, YMCA, ExceleRate Illinois™, and NAEYC accreditation standards, if applicable. - Research, plan, and implement appropriate studies/projects for an in-depth investigation of a topic over time. - Establish and maintain an attractive, clean, safe and engaging classroom environment which includes positive guidance techniques and that encourages children's independence and self-selection of activities. - Leverage the physical environment and pedagogical documentation to support teaching and learning practices. - Use observational and child data to plan developmentally appropriate and engaging early learning experiences based upon the emergent needs of the child. - Documents observations and maintains child portfolios to aid in assessments. Requirements: - Must meet DCFS licensing, and program related accreditation/credentialing requirements; ECE Credential Level 1 or higher preferred. - OR - 64 semester hours in any discipline with a minimum of 21 hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early child hood special education AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: - Gateways to Opportunity Level I Illinois Director Credential - OR 3 semester hours of college credit in administration, leadership or management - OR 3 points of credential-approved training in administration, leadership or management. - One year experience teaching or equivalent in a preschool classroom strongly preferred. - Must provide documentation of Gateways credentialing or apply within 90 days of employment. - Knowledge of how to design and implement the Creative Curriculum and other high quality curriculum approaches preferred. - Pre Employment medical screening and TB test per program requirements. - Required to be achieved or maintained once in role: Food Handlers Training YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked Foglia YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Hawthorn Woods | US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Lake Zurich | US-IL-Lake Zurich
The Foglia YMCA Before & After-School program is hiring Youth Enrichment Instructors for the 2022-2023 school year at off site locations.     Join Us and help lead our future to greatness!    Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of youth and families in your community. Discover more than a job—enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.   Our Before & After-School  programs create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships.   Salary range of $15.90-$16.40 per hour   As a Youth Enrichment Instructor (YEI) you will implement and adapt a wide variety of enrichment activities for grades K-8 in a before or after school program setting. The YEI plays a key role in ensuring that program participants have a safe, supportive, interactive and enriching program experience while ensuring the safety and security of all program participants.   With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research-based practices, you’ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities.   Position Responsibilities: - Create a safe, supportive, interactive and engaging environment for youth that is characterized by teamwork, camaraderie and inclusiveness.  This includes demonstrating an appreciation of the youths’ efforts and accomplishments and providing assistance and encouragement to program participants when needed. - Provide effective supervision of youth that is age-appropriate, considers diverse abilities and interests and meets program quality, safety and policy requirements. - Positively interacts with youth, parents/guardians and other team members to create a respectful, warm, supportive environment.  Models self-control, respect and cooperation to teens and other team members.  Utilizes youth arrival/departure ensure to share information with parents/guardians and to build relationships. - Prepares lesson plans on a daily and/or weekly basis outlining program activities, ensures materials and supplies are available and ready for daily program activities, and ensures all program areas and supplies are clean and well maintained regularly. - Maintains accurate attendance, instructional and other records as necessary to meet program requirements. - Participates in team meetings and other special events Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be at least 18 years of age and/or 5 years older than the oldest child that participates in the program and meet program requirements for education and/or credentials. - H.S. Diploma or GED along with related college coursework and/or equivalent experience in: child care, education, recreation or related program. Additional educational or experience requirements may be required based on program license requirements. - Must have the proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a positive role model for youth and staff demonstrating the values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty. - Commitment to and passion for the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission is required including a passion for working with diverse youth. - Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences. - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. - The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention: Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required