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Company : Name Linked Hastings Lake YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Lindenhurst
Are you looking for a REWARDING Summer Job? The Hastings Lake 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.   The Y offers a variety of impactful programming to all ages and families. Following the Y's impact for more than 150 years, 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. In this role, you'll be an integral part of the YMCA team. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.
Company : Name Linked South Side YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Everyone that works at the South Side Y shares a passion for making their community a better and safer place.   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 Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Are you looking for a REWARDING Summer Job? The Rauner 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.   The Y offers a variety of impactful programming to all ages and families. Following the Y's impact for more than 150 years, 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. In this role, you'll be an integral part of the YMCA team. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.
Company : Name Linked Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Are you looking for a FUN Summer Job? The YMCA is hiring Summer Day Camp- Unit Leaders 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- Unit Leaders are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   Summer Day Camp Unit Leaders 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 Unit Leader serves as professional role model by overseeing and monitoring recreational activities in their assigned groups, guiding campers and counselors, and leading through example.    As a Summer Camp Unit Leader, 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 - 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 Camp Unit Leader?   - 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 19 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 Foglia YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Lake Zurich
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 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 full-time and 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 Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine
Are you looking for a REWARDING Summer Job? The Buehler YMCA is hiring an Inclusion Aide- American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter for Summer 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.   The Inclusion Aide – ASL Interpreter is responsible for providing effective communication for deaf or hard of hearing individuals who are enrolled in Y programs in order to promote  participation in program activities and independence to the fullest extent possible. The Inclusion Aide ensures that individualized needs of participants are met, serves as professional role model and guides program participants through activities that support a positive learning climate and development of life skills and  healthy and safe behaviors.     Scope of Responsibilities: Program Participant Experience - Serves as a role model in supporting inclusion and ceating an outstanding participant experience for children, parents and families. - Provide effective communication for deaf or hard of hearing individuals - Assists deaf or hard of hearing campers in their communication with Y staff, counselors, and other campers - Interprets camp information and announcemenets, activity instructions, and general conversation for campers. - Modifies 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. - Teaches 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. - Communicates 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. - Communicates consistently with parents, classroom/program team and program leadership  - Supports camp activities as assigned by supervisor, including any specialty camp activities.   Participant Safety - Ensures 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. - Is alert and responsive to any specific health and safety needs of the individual with a disability. - Ensures compliance with established rules and regulations to ensure safety. Monitors participants and team members provides coaching and intervention as necessary.  - Sets 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. - Works to keep program facilities clean at all times   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 Jonathan Y Scammon Public School
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Jonathan Y Scammon Elementary School located in Chicago, IL is hiring an Inclusion Aide position for the Art & Technology program.   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   Be a part of our mission. 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. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our instructors and other team members to help us achieve our mission one child, one family, and one team member at a time.  
Company : Name Linked Indian Boundary YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Make A Difference In Your Community!   Personal Trainer Opportunity!     Indian Boundary YMCA is a leading community-focused nonprofit facility located in Downers Grove, IL, and is part of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago family. Following the Y’s impact for more than 150 years, 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.    In addition to joining our mission and making a difference in your community, the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago offers great perks for all part-time employees.  - Free YMCA membership - Employee Assistance Program - Earned Sick Leave - Flexible scheduling   Position Summary: We are looking for energetic, creative, and enthusiastic Personal Trainers to join the YMCA team. This position is great for candidates looking to impact a growing, dynamic organization and their community significantly.   Apply today to become and leverage your passion for fitness!   Scope of Responsibilities: - Designs and implements safe, effective, and enjoyable fitness programs that will meet the unique needs and wants of each member. - Plans and instructs individuals, small groups, or classes with a personalized approach following YMCA standards and guidelines. - Contacts members regularly to follow-up on the progression of their fitness program. - Keeps accurate records of members’ progress. - Discusses and promotes all YMCA programs. Motivates members to commit to long term participation. - Ensures safe and effective workouts. Responds to and reports accidents, incidents, and equipment problems. - Attends staff meetings and training as required to meet certification requirements.    Requirements and Preferred Experience & Qualifications: - Must have a High School diploma or equivalent with at least a year of Personal Training experience. - Current CPR and First Aid certifications. - NASM, ACSM, ACE, or AFAA highly recommended at the time of hire. - Must obtain strength training certification and YMCA Principles of Health and Fitness within 90 days of hire. - Working knowledge of preventative health and fitness programs and philosophy. - Ability to motivate and lead members. - Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations. - Ability to work with varying fitness levels and ages.   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 - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Company : Name Linked Cruz K-12 Acero School
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
The YMCA of Metro Chicago Before & After-school programs is hiring a Site Team Lead at Cruz K-12 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. 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   Be a part of our mission. 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. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our instructors and other team members to help us achieve our mission one child, one family, and one team member at a time.  
Company : Name Linked South Side YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Are you looking for a FUN Summer Job? The YMCA is hiring Summer Day Camp- Unit Leaders 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- Unit Leaders are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   Summer Day Camp Unit Leaders 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 Unit Leader serves as professional role model by overseeing and monitoring recreational activities in their assigned groups, guiding campers and counselors, and leading through example.    As a Summer Camp Unit Leader, 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 - 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 Camp Unit Leader?   - 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 19 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 South Side 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 Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine
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 Buehler 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.   Be Part of Our Mission 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.     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 YMCA Camp Duncan
Job Locations US-IL-Ingleside
Are you looking for a REWARDING Summer Job? YMCA Camp Duncan is hiring Summer Day Camp Inclusion Aides for 2023!     Salary range is $15.90-$16.15/hour    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.   The Y offers a variety of impactful programming to all ages and families. Following the Y's impact for more than 150 years, 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. In this role, you'll be an integral part of the YMCA team. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.
Company : Name Linked Buehler YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Palatine
The Buehler YMCA Pre-school program team is hiring a part-time Food Assistant. The part-time Food Assistant, will assist in the general operation of the food service program in the preparation and serving of meals and will support our child-centered environment that promotes learning, character development, positive & nurturing relationships, and healthy living. The hours for this position are Monday - Friday from 7am-1:30PM.   Starting salary of $15.40 per hour   Scope of Responsibilities: - Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils and dishes. - Cleans refrigerator and cabinets weekly. - Sweeps and mops storage areas daily. - Defrosts and cleans freezers before each incoming order or when necessary - Stores food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage. - Organizes storage area, labels incoming items (use first in, first out method). - Assists with meal preparation as assigned. Prepares snacks for the children. - Attends all in service staff training given by nutrition component of the DHS. - Assists with the enforcement of food service rules. - Assists with inventory of food, equipment, and supplies. Requirements: - High school diploma or equivalent work/education experience. - Must have knowledge and experience of quantity food preparation. - Must have ability to follow oral and written instructions. 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: 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
Fitness Attendant Open Position at the Indian Boundary YMCA!   Salary range starts at $15.40 per hour   The Indian Boundary YMCA of Metro Chicago in Downers Grove is hiring for a part timeFitness 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 Be Part of Our Mission! 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.    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 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.
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 full-time and part-time positions for the following positions: - Youth Enrichment Instructors - Youth Enrichment Aides - Inclusion Aides 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. Pay range: $15.90-$16.40 per hour   Youth Enrichment Aides 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. Pay range: $15.40 per hour   Inclusion Aides 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 youth through activities that support a positive learning climate and development of life skills and healthy and safe behaviors. Pay range: $15.90-$16.40 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: - 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. - H.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 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 Fry Family YMCA
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 full-time and part-time positions for the following positions: - Youth Enrichment Instructors - Youth Enrichment Aides - Inclusion Aides 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. Pay range: $15.90-$16.40 per hour   Youth Enrichment Aides 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. Pay range: $15.40 per hour   Inclusion Aides 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 youth through activities that support a positive learning climate and development of life skills and healthy and safe behaviors. Pay range: $15.90-$16.40 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: - 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: 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 SAFE 'N SOUND
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
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 SAFE 'N SOUND
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
Are you looking for a FUN Summer Job? The YMCA is hiring Summer Day Camp- Unit Leaders 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- Unit Leaders are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories.   Summer Day Camp Unit Leaders 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 Unit Leader serves as professional role model by overseeing and monitoring recreational activities in their assigned groups, guiding campers and counselors, and leading through example.    As a Summer Camp Unit Leader, 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 - 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 Camp Unit Leader?   - 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 19 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.