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Company : Name Linked McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Make A Difference In Your Community!    The YMCA is hiring part-time Membership Specialists who want to turn their passion for customer service into a career.     As a Membership Specialist, you will be the face of the front desk greeting and welcoming members and guests into the Y. Membership Specialists will actively interact and engage with members and guests, determining their needs and offering solutions to meet those needs. They will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service to Y members, program participants and guests.   Starting salary at $15.40 per hour. Flexible Schedules:  We schedule around your availability!  Looking for bilingual in English and Spanish.   Why Work for the Y? - 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: - At least 18 years of age or older. - Must have high school diploma or GED. - One year of member relations or customer service preferred. - Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly. - Must be able to work a variety of hours including holidays, evenings, and weekends. 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 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 Indian Boundary YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Make A Difference In Your Community!    The YMCA is hiring part-time Membership Specialists who want to turn their passion for customer service into a career.     As a Membership Specialist, you will be the face of the front desk greeting and welcoming members and guests into the Y. Membership Specialists will actively interact and engage with members and guests, determining their needs and offering solutions to meet those needs. They will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service to Y members, program participants and guests.   Starting salary at $15.40 per hour. Flexible Schedules:  We schedule around your availability! Currently looking for evening & weekend help.   Why Work for the Y? - 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: - At least 18 years of age or older. - Must have high school diploma or GED. - One year of member relations or customer service preferred. - Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly. - Must be able to work a variety of hours including holidays, evenings, and weekends. 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 Fry Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
You are the “Y”.   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.    We’re more than a pool – we are a family committed to developing strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago, through fitness, healthy living, academic readiness, character development and violence prevention. The YMCA provides everyone with a safe place to swim, learn, play and grow.   Our Head Swim Team Coaches provide instructions and workouts that will prepare participants for their individual needs such as competition and fitness. For over 150 years, the YMCA has been a pioneer and set the standard for aquatics and quality swim instruction. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our Aquatic Coordinators, Lifeguards, and Swim Instructors to continue this legacy and contribute to the health and wellness of our children, families and communities.     Responsibilities: - Effectively design and plan a workout curriculum for all levels including creating a season outline containing practice schedules, meet schedules, workout goals, and important events to present to Aquatic Director - Set up the facility and equipment, and store the equipment upon completion in addition to immediately notify a supervisor of any broken equipment or unsafe aspects of the pool. - Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site. - Enforce aquatic rules and policies by maintaining constant surveillance of participants. - Act as a primary responder in case of injury, accident, or illness in the pool area and provide backup to lifeguards as needed in emergencies and crowd control.  Report all injuries and complete required forms. - Provide constant feedback to participants to facilitate improvement.  - Record and maintain attendance records.  - Complete all administration duties related to the team including enforcing payment of program fees under the direction of the Aquatic Director - Overall responsibility for the scheduling of assistant coaches. Ensuring that there are an appropriate number of coaches as dictated by registration. - Cover last minute shifts for assistant coaches when illness or emergency matters arise. - Develop a volunteer parent’s committee. - Establish and maintain good communication with participants, parents, and supervisor. - Maintain a positive attitude and act in a professional manner when interacting with patrons, program participants, and other staff, at all times. - Actively participate in maintaining certifications and obtaining further/advance certifications. - Attend staff meetings and trainings. - Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.  Commitment to Inclusion: Supports the YMCA’s commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations.   Requirements: - ASCA Lvl 2 or Lvl 3 swim team coach - USA Swimming certified - Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with prior experience with competitive swimming experience.  - Must be proficient in swimming and safety skills. - Must have ability to motivate and educate participants. - Must be mentally capable to handle dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers. - Must have daytime availability in the summer for practices and meets. - Strong computer skills 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 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 - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required  
Company : Name Linked Lake View YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
The YMCA is hiring a Computer Lab Attendant/ Digital Navigator for the Lake View Y!     Put your passion into practice Under the direct supervision of center leadership and in collaboration with the Vice President, Community Innovation and Impact , the Digital Navigator is responsible for providing excellent customer service and technical support to lab visitors as well as monitoring computer lab usage to ensure that policies are followed by visitors. Center-based computer labs are open to the public and serve community members. Some community members who visit may be looking to gain new computer skills or learn how to complete specific tasks on the computer. Computer labs are a part of broader digital inclusion efforts undertaken by the Y and other stakeholders in the Chicago area as a part of the association’s Digital Equity portfolio. The aim of these digital inclusion efforts is to ensure that all Chicagoans have the means and skills to engage with digital resources that support their well-being. This position is fully grant funded, and as such, employment in this role is contingent upon the Y’s receipt of grant funding to continue computer lab operations. Scope of Responsibility: - Monitor computer lab usage to ensure policies are followed - Keep track of the number of visitors using the lab for grant reporting - Respond quickly to inquiries from lab visitors about computer usage, connecting visitors to the Y’s - Community Help Desk when more advanced technical assistance is needed. - Provide technical support to computer lab visitors in accessing online digital skills assessments and lessons offered through the Northstar and Coursera Online Learning systems. - Proctor Northstar digital skills assessments when lab visitors have an interest in earning official northstar certifications. - When possible, provide opportunities for visitors to develop technical skills and knowledge. - Complete Northstar digital skills assessments and online learning to familiarize oneself with the - Northstar system and potentially build one’s own digital skills. - Assist with outreach efforts to increase community awareness about the lab and other resources supporting digital learning. 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! Requirements: - Must be at least 18 years of age - Must have a high school diploma or equivalency - Strong drive to provide excellent customer service and experience - Positive and helpful attitude, with an interest in supporting digital inclusion for underserved communities - Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills - General awareness of Microsoft operating system and internet browser navigation. - Knowledge of common software/applications such as Microsoft Office and Google Suite a plus. Digital skills training will be available. - Resourcefulness and quick-thinking nature to troubleshoot technical and customer service issues as they arise - Interest in working in a team environment and ability to work independently - Motivated and enthusiastic learner - Must maintain confidentiality of client information   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 New Field
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Are you looking for a FUN Summer Job? The YMCA is hiring Summer Day Camp- Counselors for 2023   Join us for the experience of a lifetime!   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 Counselors are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   Summer Day Camp Counselors receive comprehensive training, a Monday-Friday work schedule that leaves your weekends free, field trips to fun places, the chance to meet and work with an amazing diverse group of people, a free Y family membership, discounted programs and lots of opportunity for growth! The Summer Day Camp Counselor serves as a professional role model for our campers by leading through example and guiding campers through recreational activities that teach life skills, encourage healthy and safe behaviors and create a positive camper experience. The Summer Camp Counselor ensures that each youth has adequate supervision including ensuring that no youth is unsupervised at any time. As a Summer Day Camp Counselor, you are responsible to: - Promote the YMCA, provide excellent customer service and create an outstanding camper experience for children, parents and families. - Lead recreational activities with campers, including but not limited to: arts and crafts, sports, social recreation, songfests, nature hikes, archery, and other games and hobbies - Instruct campers using various teaching methods and modifies activities as needed to ensure that campers of all ages and experience levels are engaged - Teach socially acceptable behaviors to campers by serving as a role model and by using age-appropriate positive reinforcement and behavior management strategies - Communicate consistently with supervisors, team leaders, unit leaders and other team members to ensure everyone is kept abreast of camp activities and schedule - Supports camp activities as assigned by supervisor, including any specialty camp activities - Ensures the physical and emotional health and safety of campers 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 campers and counselors and provides corrective coaching and intervention as necessary - Set-up facilities and/or equipment for activities and stores equipment appropriately after use and work to keep camp facilities clean at all times What do you need to be a Summer Day Camp Counselor?    - A commitment to and a passion for working with diverse youth - Enjoy being outdoors, are creative and not afraid to work and play hard - Your experience in camping, childcare, education, recreation, sports or related is a plus but not required - You will be 16 years of age or older by the start of camp - Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences - Passion for working with diverse youth and ability to provide a high-quality of instruction using age-appropriate practices - Proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a positive role model - Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description - 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 your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Sports Instructor Opportunity at the McCormick YMCA      The McCormick Y 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.    We are hiring Sports instructors to assist with Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Pickleball, and Running programs. This is a grant funded role.    Salary range starts at $15.40-$18.00 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 Elmhurst YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst
The Elmhurst YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a full-time Fitness Program Manager who will be responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising YMCA team members, including team leads/coordinators, instructors, volunteers, and other team members as assigned.      Salary range of $40,000-$45,000 per year   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and the 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!    The Program Manager provides operational leadership to the Fitness and Membership teams. This role is accountable to ensure that there is high-quality programming to meet the community needs and goals for program enrollment, quality, member experience, and budget. This includes enhancing the member/participant experience and member retention, delivering on program enrollment goals and revenue/budget and ensuring a safe environment for all members, participants and staff. Provides leadership and supervision that drives team engagement, performance and development.   Minimum and Preferred Requirements: - Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Recreation, or related field and/or equivalent experience - 2 years or more of recreation-related experience; Prior team leadership/supervisory experience is essential with the ability to collaborate with others and attract, motivate, and effectively coach teams  - Personal Training certification required.  - Passion for and commitment to the YMCA’s mission   - Strong customer service orientation with the ability to relate well with a diverse set of youth, parents, and volunteers; Demonstrates safe and age-appropriate strategies in interactions with youth - Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to effectively lead in-services and trainings essential - Ability to organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness - Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and constituents - Ability to meet physical requirements of job including the physical stamina, agility and sudden exertion required to safely lead sports and aquatics programs; The YMCA will make 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 McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Fitness Attendant Open Position at the McCormick YMCA!     The McCormick YMCA is hiring for a part time Fitness Attendant to join the YMCA team. This integral position on the Fitness Team could be your first step to a building a career in fitness, or the next step in your fitness journey.    As a Fitness Attendant - You will: - Develop, motivate and maintain professional relationships with members by providing personal attention to all members and guests using a proactive approach - Be an active marketing resource by discussing and promoting the YMCA fitness programs with our members  - Provide basic assistance and guidance to users of the fitness equipment when needed, as you acknowledge all members throughout the facilities  - Ensure a safe environment through constant circulation of the fitness facilities and promptly responding to safety and emergency situations - Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations  To be Qualified you must have: - A high school diploma or GED  - The ability to Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. and push >50 lbs. - A passion for and obtain general knowledge of preventative health and fitness programs and philosophy - Current American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or must obtain within thirty days of employment 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 Carlos Fuentes Elementary School
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
The YMCA of Metro Chicago Before & After-school programs is hiring a Site Team Lead at Carlos Fuentes and Acero Cruz for the 2022-2023 school year!   Salary range of $16.40-$17.00 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.   Our before and after-school programs create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships.   As a Site Team Leadyou will work to ensure the implementation of positive youth development practices with all daily activities and interactions with children. The Site Team Lead is 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. They will also provide direct service, when necessary, to execute the program.   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: - Implements program curriculum with school-aged program staff while ensuring the program follows DCFS and YMCA standards. - Provides guidance to staff while onsite in adhering to program quality standards. - Facilitates collaboration with and between program staff including assisting in planning and leading program staff meetings. - Enhances parent/guardian/caregiver engagement and ensures that the program meets expectations for quality - Collaborates with teachers, principals and other staff at local schools to align and execute program activities and ensure program success. - Maintains and audits all program files according to DCFS and YMCA Standards. - Assists in development and execution of special events and seasonal school-aged programs, such as Day Camp, for members and program participants. - Participates in program marketing and retention activities. - Fills in for other staff as needed.   Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be 19 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. - Bilingual in English and Spanish. - Previous experience in a childcare or education setting supporting high-quality programs. - Preferred candidates will have an Associate’s degree in child development or early childhood education or the equivalent in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education. - 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.   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 Lake View YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Are you looking for a FUN Summer Job? The YMCA is hiring Summer Day Camp- Counselors for 2023   Join us for the experience of a lifetime!   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 Counselors are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   Summer Day Camp Counselors receive comprehensive training, a Monday-Friday work schedule that leaves your weekends free, field trips to fun places, the chance to meet and work with an amazing diverse group of people, a free Y family membership, discounted programs and lots of opportunity for growth! The Summer Day Camp Counselor serves as a professional role model for our campers by leading through example and guiding campers through recreational activities that teach life skills, encourage healthy and safe behaviors and create a positive camper experience. The Summer Camp Counselor ensures that each youth has adequate supervision including ensuring that no youth is unsupervised at any time. As a Summer Day Camp Counselor, you are responsible to: - Promote the YMCA, provide excellent customer service and create an outstanding camper experience for children, parents and families. - Lead recreational activities with campers, including but not limited to: arts and crafts, sports, social recreation, songfests, nature hikes, archery, and other games and hobbies - Instruct campers using various teaching methods and modifies activities as needed to ensure that campers of all ages and experience levels are engaged - Teach socially acceptable behaviors to campers by serving as a role model and by using age-appropriate positive reinforcement and behavior management strategies - Communicate consistently with supervisors, team leaders, unit leaders and other team members to ensure everyone is kept abreast of camp activities and schedule - Supports camp activities as assigned by supervisor, including any specialty camp activities - Ensures the physical and emotional health and safety of campers 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 campers and counselors and provides corrective coaching and intervention as necessary - Set-up facilities and/or equipment for activities and stores equipment appropriately after use and work to keep camp facilities clean at all times What do you need to be a Summer Day Camp Counselor?    - A commitment to and a passion for working with diverse youth - Enjoy being outdoors, are creative and not afraid to work and play hard - Your experience in camping, childcare, education, recreation, sports or related is a plus but not required - You will be 16 years of age or older by the start of camp - Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences - Passion for working with diverse youth and ability to provide a high-quality of instruction using age-appropriate practices - Proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a positive role model - Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description - 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 your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Y Center
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Make a Difference in Your Community!     The Regional Maintenance Manager is responsible for the execution of facility plans and the provision of engineering, maintenance and repair services at multiple, assigned YMCA locations regionally to ensure a positive member/participant experience and optimize resources. Acts as primary point-of-contact and subject matter expert to the leadership of each assigned location to analyze and report on facility needs and requirements and provide a high level of customer service to assigned locations within service level agreements and preventative/emergency maintenance plans.  Oversees and provides hands-on support for routine, preventative, and emergency maintenance services as needed including carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, landscape services and other building systems to optimize service quality and maintenance costs while adhering to building codes, maintenance standards and processes.  Serves as a liaison between field locations and the Integrated Business Systems team on prioritizing and delivering on facilities operations, engineering and capital projects.  Provides leadership to maintenance teams at assigned locations including directing and prioritizing team resources, managing departmental budgets and providing supervision, coaching, and ongoing training to drive team’s engagement, performance and development.   Scope of Responsibilities   Facility Plans and Maintenance Engineering/Repair Services - For assigned locations, ensures facilities and maintenance functions are following related standards, building codes, policies and processes in support of internal quality standards and controls. This includes: - Regularly performs building walkthroughs and audits to update facilities plans, and monitor facilities and equipment. - Surveys and tracks all mechanical, plumbing, electrical, fitness and pool equipment if applicable, to enhance service quality and ensures compliance with preventive maintenance plans. - Monitors and evaluates utility services including electricity, natural gas, water, storm drainage, and septic systems. - Monitors fire and life safety systems, stand-by generators, UPS systems, elevator and emergency exit plans - Ensures compliance with OSHA safety standards throughout assigned locations - Maintains appropriate records and documentation, as needed - Monitors, assigns and completes work orders in a timely manner for assigned locations, including reporting on work completion and analyzing performance within service level agreements. Procures necessary materials and provides direction to team, vendors and others as appropriate to complete work orders and documents results. Utilizes maintenance management system to prioritize, assign, track, analyze and report on work orders and activities. - Assists with capital project plans including planning and coordinating renovations and modifications to the facilities related to electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and other skilled trades, as needed. Acts as the onsite project manager, where required. - Acts as a maintenance engineering subject matter expert in evaluating, troubleshooting, and providing guidance on building and equipment issues as needed at assigned or other YMCA locations. - Keeps abreast of related regulations, equipment, building and safety standards, reporting requirements and systems/equipment; continuously builds skills in order facilitate and guide team performance and proactively address facilities and maintenance issues. - Travels regularly locally to assigned locations as well as other YMCA locations as needed Department and Customer Service Management - - Provides a high level of internal customer service to assigned locations including responding to internal customer needs, analyzing facility/system requirements and providing reporting to location leadership on ongoing maintenance, work order progress, achievement of service level agreements, projects, and building operations. - Consults with leadership at assigned locations and/or other constituents as needed on the health of buildings and related systems in order to understand customer needs, respond to requests, build facilities/maintenance-related plans and provide guidance to internal customers on facilities/maintenance-related issues. - Creates, oversees and manages department budgets in conjunction with Integrated Business Systems, Finance/Business Office and Building Engineers at assigned locations within YMCA guidelines. Team Management - Identifies, manages and motivates a high-performing team to meet facilities and maintenance needs at assigned locations, including Building Engineers and Maintenance Technicians, - Establishes, monitors, and evaluates team goals and performance standards. Coaches, trains and develops team members to optimize performance and service quality and facilitate career and professional development - Coordinates team work schedules and assignments at assigned locations to facilitate achievement of service level agreements, optimize resources and ensure appropriate coverage to meet facility needs. - Provides appropriate information, materials, and subject matter expertise to team members in order to meet performance standards and complete work orders and activities in a high-quality and timely manner. Minimum and Preferred Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities   - Facilities engineering experience typically held by those with 7-10 or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience; 5 or more years in a supervisory capacity strongly preferred. - Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in all phases of physical plant operations including building systems, equipment maintenance and repair, facilities planning, scheduling, maintenance management and administration - Technical, hands-on expertise in HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems including diagnosis, troubleshooting and repairs - Understanding of blueprints, knowledge of building codes and experience developing accurate cost estimates and budgets - Knowledge of OSHA and related safety practices as well as state and local safety, fire, construction, and public access regulations. - Ability to keep detailed, accurate and complete records and documentation as needed. - Relevant budget management experience, with the ability to create, monitor and effectively manage large budgets to plan - Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), email, Facility Dude or related software; ability to learn and adapt to new technology - Experience leading, motivating and supporting a diverse, high-performing team including identifying, selecting, onboarding, developing and evaluating team members and facilitating change. - Strategic thinking skills including effective planning, setting goals, monitoring progress, tracking results and making appropriate adjustments to plans based on circumstances and context. - Customer service orientation, with the ability to effectively communicate on a regular basis with internal customers, build relationships, manage customer expectations and take responsibility for a high level of service. - Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple, non-technical audiences including team, customers, and other constituents. - Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with customers, team members and other stakeholders and constituents. - Track record of continuous improvement including proactively identifying and effectively addressing departmental needs and gaps. - Ability to organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness. - Continuous learner who actively identifies and leverages opportunities and sources of learning and information and applies new knowledge and skills to improve performance. - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Team Leader competencies in previous experience or practice. - Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description including visual acuity. - Ability to travel locally in the Chicagoland (city and suburbs) with a valid Driver’s License 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 Elmhurst YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst | US-IL-Downers Grove | US-IL-Naperville
Make a Difference in Your Community!     The YMCA team is seeking to add three full time Maintenance Technicians to undertake the responsibility to preserve the good condition and functionality of the facility. You will perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, assist with installations, landscaping etc.   Our Maintenance Technicians are part of an integral team who ensure our members, staff and future leaders have a working, safe, and enjoyable environment. The ideal candidate will be a reliable self starting professional with a practical mind and attention to detail responsible for observing all health and safety guidelines.   Now hiring for the Elmhurst YMCA, Indian Boundary YMCA, and Fry Family YMCA   Pay rate for this position is $19.55-$23.95 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: - 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 - Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards - Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.) - Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary - Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality - Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection) and schedule repairs when needed - Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.) - Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide - Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.) - Assist in budget preparation and ensure it is followed Skills / Requirements - Proven experience as maintenance technician, or minimum 2 years of working experience using hand and power tools - Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills. - Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and other systems - Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods - Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills - Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime - High school diploma or equivalent; Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field will be a plus - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Leader competencies in previous experience or practice. - Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description including visual acuity. - Ability to travel locally in the Chicagoland (city and suburbs) with a valid Driver’s License - Open flexibility as shift schedules will vary to meet facility hours of operations - evenings, and weekends apply - This is a Union position   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 Y Center Child Care
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Make A Difference In Your Community!  The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a full-time Early Childhood Site Director for our early learning programs. The Early Childhood Site Director is responsible for the overall administration of developmentally appropriate early learning programs including compliance with all applicable licensing and funding regulations (Federal, State, City, and State Pre-K); and contributes and adheres to the development of agency and Early Education & Care plans and goals, as well as establishing relationships with community health and welfare services. This position will be located at the Crown Family YMCA center, a community-focused nonprofit, located in the west loop area of Chicago, IL.    This Site Director is responsible for the overall administration of developmentally appropriate early learning programs including compliance with all applicable licensing and funding regulations (Federal, State, City and State Pre-K); and contributes and adheres to the development of agency and Early Education & Care plans and goals, as well as establishing relationships with community health and welfare services. The Site Director provides oversight and support of ExceleRate Illinois™, National Accreditation and acting as DCFS “Director on Record” for all child care programs on site.   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:  Implements programming in accordance with the YMCA mission and the Illinois Department of Human Services requirements by performing the following duties:   Program Management   - Monitors and supports the implementation of program practices in accordance with city and state licensing requirements, NAEYC accreditation and ExceleRate Illinois™.  Supports staff in preparing for these visits. - Maintains compliance with local, state, and federal funding agencies. - Plans and conducts parent and staff meetings to adhere to YMCA and contract requirements. - Conducts tours of the facility for potential families; manages enrollment and waiting lists. - Supports implementation of the Creative Curriculum System as the essential curriculum. Designs meetings and professional development experiences as needed to support this process.   - Supports the Learning and Evaluation team to train, manage and evaluate staff in accordance with NAEYC, IDHS, ExceleRate Illinois™ and YMCA policies. - Assists in grant applications and grant reporting as needed. - Assists in the development of plans for ongoing growth and improved quality of services to children and families. - Monitors and makes staffing adjustments, as necessary, to ensure that ratios are in compliance for the age groups served. - Ensures that all programs are distributing newsletters, holding conferences, and organizing family events. Promotes the staff in keeping portfolios on each child and developing documentation panels in the program.   - Will respect the confidentiality of each child participating in the program. - Ensures high-quality programming by providing a safe, interactive and engaging environment that assures the well-being of children. - Monitors safety and cleanliness of program facility/areas and outdoor play areas. - Displays the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards (including the NAEYC Code of Ethics) when working with students, parents, personnel, and other agencies associated with the program. - Is responsible for recruiting and enrolling children in programs per contract requirements.   - Maintains staff files in compliance with the IDCFS licensing standards. - Maintains children's files in compliance with the IDCFS licensing standards, and maintaining IDCFS rules and regulations in all areas of the child care center. - Maintains and communicates YMCA policies and procedures with the staff, children, and families. - Honors and respects families by implementing culturally responsive practices. - Completes daily, weekly and monthly program reports in a timely manner. - Confers with parents regarding facility activities, policies, and enrollment procedures by maintaining either written or verbal communication with parents as needed. - Wears YMCA uniform and arrives at the program on time and ready to work.   Supervisory - Assists in recruitment recommend for hire supervises, and coaches staff of varied levels of education and experience to ensure program quality and positive outcomes for children and families. - Conducts monthly classroom observations (at a minimum) and reviews 20% of center files for each program component. - Conducts annual evaluations with employees and encourages annual goal development and growth of all staff.   - Ensures that staff is establishing a safe, nurturing, supportive, and positive classroom climate that includes the following elements: - incorporates a strengths-based approach to developing positive relationships. - instills motivation, promotes collaboration and supports the well-being of others. - has clear/consistent classroom routines, transitions, and lesson activities. - implements developmentally appropriate instructional strategies. - supports a learning environment around inquiry and play-based experiences. - utilizes effective, age-appropriate classroom management practices that promote responsibility. - embeds the experiential learning approach within all learning experiences. - Confers with teaching staff regarding children's learning and development. Encourages and supports teaching staff to utilize children’s evaluation data when planning learning experiences. - Encourages the input of the family into the goals of children using portfolios and assessment materials. - Assists the onboarding team with new hire orientation of all staff, including training of Creative Curriculum, NAEYC, ExceleRate Illinois™, Ethics, Mandated Reporting, Emergency Preparedness, First Aid/ CPR, etc.     Financial Management - Provides input, as requested to program budget.  Assists in management of program revenue and expenditures; prepares billing and reconciliations. - Facilitates payroll management and scheduling for the child care programs.   - Manages inventory of program, office and other operational supplies.. Requests purchases and collaborates with staff for instructional materials and teaching aids such as books, toys and materials designed to stimulate learning. - Assists in grant applications and grant reporting as needed.   Administrative/Demonstration - Builds and manages effective relationships with internal and external partners – attends meetings, functions, and required events.  Also provides tours to stakeholders and other guests as requested. - Participates in professional learning communities with staff to improve program practice. - Plays an active role in promoting all YMCA offerings, programs and services. - Other duties as assigned.   Requirements: - Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Education, Recreation or a related field with a minimum of 24 semester hours related to early childhood education or child development and 9 semester hours in administration, leadership, or management - Minimum of 3 - 5 years in an early learning setting with 3 - 5 years direct supervisory experience - Experience required in the operation of a child development center, daycare center, nursery school, or kindergarten - Preferred candidates will have an Illinois Director Credential (unless holds another NAEYC recognized Director Credential), CLASS Certification, and/or Illinois ECE or Infant Toddler Level V or higher credential, or will be willing to pursue these within two years of hire - Experience leading, motivating, and supporting a diverse, high-performing team including identifying, selecting, onboarding, developing, and evaluating team members and facilitating change. - Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with families, staff, and other stakeholders and constituents and act as a role model to others. - Ability to organize and prioritize multiple, competing for priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness. - Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills. - Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple, non-technical audiences including team, families, and other constituents. - Commitment to, and a passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission - Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and email; ability to learn and adapt to new technology - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Team Leader competencies in previous experience or practice - Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in the job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities   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 SAFE 'N SOUND
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
Join our team for the experience of a lifetime!     Over thirty years ago, the YMCA made a firm commitment to supporting the health and wellness of all children in the Naperville and Aurora communities. The programs we design are geared towards engaging kids in fun activities that foster a desire to learn. Since the beginning of YMCA Safe ‘n Sound, our dedicated staff members have focused on encouraging our youth to develop values, skills, and friendships that lead to positive behavior, better health, and educational achievement.   YMCA Safe ‘n Sound is now hiring part-time Site Team Leads! Pay range: $16.40-$17.00 per hour   As a Site Team Lead,you will work to ensure the implementation of positive youth development practices with all daily activities and interactions with children. The Site Team Lead is 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. They will also provide direct service, when necessary, to execute the program.   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: - Implements program curriculum with school-aged program staff while ensuring the program follows DCFS and YMCA standards. - Provides guidance to staff while onsite in adhering to program quality standards. - Facilitates collaboration with and between program staff including assisting in planning and leading program staff meetings. - Enhances parent/guardian/caregiver engagement and ensures that the program meets expectations for quality - Collaborates with teachers, principals and other staff at local schools to align and execute program activities and ensure program success. - Maintains and audits all program files according to DCFS and YMCA Standards. - Assists in development and execution of special events and seasonal school-aged programs, such as Day Camp, for members and program participants. - Participates in program marketing and retention activities. - Fills in for other staff as needed. Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be 19 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. - Previous experience in a childcare or education setting supporting high-quality programs. - Preferred candidates will have an Associate’s degree in child development or early childhood education or the equivalent in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education. - 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. 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  - 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! 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 Decatur Classical School
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
The Decatur Classical School located in Chicago, IL is hiring a Youth Enrichment Instructor position for the 2022-2023 school year.   Salary range of $15.90-$16.40 per hour   Join our team for the experience of a lifetime!     At the Y, we create an exciting, safe and engaging environment for kids and staff to have an unforgettable experience. While children are developing new skills, our Out of School Time employee are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   The Out of School Time Programs in the City of Chicago take place on-site in Chicago Public Schools and Acero Charter Schools and some YMCA Membership Centers.   Youth Enrichment Instructors will assist in providing child-centered environments that promote learning, character development, positive & nurturing relationships and healthy living on-site at one of our elementary school locations.  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   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  - 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! Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be at least 17 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. - S. Diploma or GED along with related college coursework and/or equivalent experience in: childcare, 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. 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 McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
You are the “Y”   We’re more than a pool – we are a family committed to developing strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago, through fitness, healthy living, academic readiness, character development and violence prevention. The YMCA provides everyone with a safe place to swim, learn, play and grow.   Our Swim Team Coaches provide instructions and workouts that will prepare participants for their individual needs such as competition and fitness.    Responsibilities: - Effectively design and plan a workout curriculum for all levels including creating a season outline containing practice schedules, meet schedules, workout goals, and important events to present to Aquatic Director - Set up the facility and equipment, and store the equipment upon completion in addition to immediately notify a supervisor of any broken equipment or unsafe aspects of the pool. - Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site. - Enforce aquatic rules and policies by maintaining constant surveillance of participants. - Act as a primary responder in case of injury, accident, or illness in the pool area and provide backup to lifeguards as needed in emergencies and crowd control.  Report all injuries and complete required forms. - Provide constant feedback to participants to facilitate improvement.  - Record and maintain attendance records.  - Complete all administration duties related to the team including enforcing payment of program fees under the direction of the Aquatic Director - Overall responsibility for the scheduling of assistant coaches. Ensuring that there are an appropriate number of coaches as dictated by registration. - Cover last minute shifts for assistant coaches when illness or emergency matters arise. - Develop a volunteer parent’s committee. - Establish and maintain good communication with participants, parents, and supervisor. - Maintain a positive attitude and act in a professional manner when interacting with patrons, program participants, and other staff, at all times. - Actively participate in maintaining certifications and obtaining further/advance certifications. - Attend staff meetings and trainings. - Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.  Requirements: - ASCA Lvl 2 or Lvl 3 swim team coach - USA Swimming certified - Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with prior experience with competitive swimming experience.  - Must be proficient in swimming and safety skills. - Must have ability to motivate and educate participants. - Must be mentally capable to handle dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers. 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 McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Water Fitness Instructor Opportunity!   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 McCormick YMCA is hiring multiple part time Water Fitness Instructors!   As a Water Fitness Instructor you will: - Lead water fitness classes with a personalized approach - Prepares progressive exercise plans for program participants - Gives clear explanations of safe exercises and demonstrates correct form and provides safe alternate exercises  - Sets up facility or equipment  - In case of injury, accident, or illness in pool area and provides backup to lifeguards as needed in emergencies  - Reports injuries and completes required procedures - Maintains current certifications - Performs other duties as assigned  Requirements:  - Must have current Water Fitness certification - Must be physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aide effectively 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 South Side YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Dive Into a New Career with the YMCA   For over 150 years, the YMCA has been a pioneer and set the standard for aquatics and quality swim instruction. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our Aquatics Team Lead to continue this legacy and contribute to the health and wellness of our children, families and communities. As an Aquatics Team Lead, you will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the day-to-day operation of the aquatic programs.   We rely on our Aquatics Team Leads and other team members to help us achieve the mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago - to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through fitness and healthy living, academic readiness, character development and violence prevention. Our 14 membership centers across the city and suburbs, 5 camps, early learning, school-aged and other programs provide everyone with a safe place to swim, learn, play and grow.   What you'll do: - Provide day to day coordination of aquatic programs. - Act as a liaison between Aquatic Director and Aquatic Staff. - Serve as a contact for all aquatic staff in the Aquatic Director’s absence. - Assist in scheduling staff to ensure safety and quality program delivery. - Assist in supervising aquatic staff as well as providing evaluation input. - Teach aquatic classes or lifeguards as necessary. - Assist in developing program materials and distributing program information. - Assist in training new staff as well as providing ongoing trainings in accordance with training designs. - Act as a primary responder in case of injury, accident, or illness and be knowledgeable of emergency procedures. - Provide backup to lifeguards as needed in emergencies. - Report injuries and complete required forms. - Immediately notify a supervisor of any broken equipment or unsafe aspects of the pool. - Assist in conducting all staff meetings and inservices as scheduled. - Provide communication and training for membership staff regarding class registrations and programs. - Ensure state and county standards are being adhered to. 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 How you'll do it: - Must have an Associate Degree with 1 to 3 years experience and some supervisory experience.  - Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Current YMCA or ARC Lifeguard certification.  - Proficient in swimming and safety skills.  - Must pass a water skills test and written exam.  - Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers.  - Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aide effectively.  - Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200lb person.  - Physically able to see, hear, and communicate clearly.  - Able to read, write, and perform basic math to complete daily chemical logs and individual must possess strong organizational, budgetary, computer and communication skills, written and verbal.  - Ability to train swim and fitness instructors.  - Excellent communication and public relations skills.  - Requires the ability to obtain trainer-level certification in YMCA Swim Lessons: Fitness Classes, Youth & Adult, Preschool, and Child/Parent. 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. 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!
Company : Name Linked McCormick YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
McCormick YMCA Before & After-school program is a hiring full time Site Team Lead position for the 2022-2023 school year at McCormick YMCA.   Salary range of $16.40-$17.00 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.   Our before and after-school programs create a child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships.   As a Site Team Leadyou will work to ensure the implementation of positive youth development practices with all daily activities and interactions with children. The Site Team Lead is 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. They will also provide direct service, when necessary, to execute the program.   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: - Implements program curriculum with school-aged program staff while ensuring the program follows DCFS and YMCA standards. - Provides guidance to staff while onsite in adhering to program quality standards. - Facilitates collaboration with and between program staff including assisting in planning and leading program staff meetings. - Enhances parent/guardian/caregiver engagement and ensures that the program meets expectations for quality - Collaborates with teachers, principals and other staff at local schools to align and execute program activities and ensure program success. - Maintains and audits all program files according to DCFS and YMCA Standards. - Assists in development and execution of special events and seasonal school-aged programs, such as Day Camp, for members and program participants. - Participates in program marketing and retention activities. - Fills in for other staff as needed.   Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are: - Must be 19 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. - Bilingual in English and Spanish. - Previous experience in a childcare or education setting supporting high-quality programs. - Preferred candidates will have an Associate’s degree in child development or early childhood education or the equivalent in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education. - 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