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Company : Name Linked Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Sports Instructor Opportunity at the Rauner YMCA      The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a part-time Sports Instructor to provide leadership to different age groups all while promoting a high-energy, fun and positive environment for program participants! You will be responsible for the planning of sports programs and supervision of different age groups in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA.    Salary range starts at $15.40 per hour   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y! Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years of age. - Must have prior experience sports/specialty experience (i.e. Playing, Coaching, etc.) Child Abuse Prevention: This position supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked 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 Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
Join our team for the experience of a lifetime!   Youth Development Instructor Opportunity      Earn a $300 signing bonus 30 days after your start date as an active Y employee!   The starting pay for this role is $17.14 per hour   Now hiring for the following YMCA Neighborhood Locations: Rauner Family YMCA- Pilsen/Little Village North Lawndale YMCA- Homan Square   As a Youth Development Instructor in our school-aged program, you'll be implementing and adapting a wide variety of enrichment activities for grades K-8.  You will work with a specific group of youth on interactive and enriching social and cultural experiences, ensuring the safety and security of program participants; we value child and team safety so you'll be following licensing regulations and adhering to the YMCA philosophy and goals.    Our before and after-school programs 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.   In this role, you will:  - Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of youth growth and development and creates high quality program implementation by providing a safe, supportive, interactive, and engaging environment  - Provide positive classroom climate that encourages respect and responsibility and that is characterized by teamwork, camaraderie and inclusiveness  - Prepare lesson plans on a daily and/or weekly basis outlining program activities, ensures materials and supplies are available and ready for daily program activities, and ensures all program areas and supplies are clean and well maintained regularly - Organize and lead youth in indoor/outdoor activities which meets group and individual needs, interests and considers diverse abilities - Provide effective supervision of all children that is age-appropriate and assures the safety and well-being of all youth, at all times - Positively interacts with children, parents/guardians and other team members to create a respectful, warm, supportive environment - Demonstrate an appreciation of children’s efforts and accomplishments and providing assistance and encouragement to program participants when needed. - Models self-control, respect and cooperation to children and other team members   - Utilizes youth arrival/departure to share information with parents/guardians and to build relationships - Follows program schedule and maintains accurate records of attendance, meals and other records as necessary to meet program requirements - Participate in team meetings and other school-age program activities - Complete fifteen clock hours of professional development annually, through participation in offered training, in-service or continuing education and maintain log/record of such. - Maintain confidentiality regarding all center staff, children, and families - Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed 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! Minimum and Preferred Requirements: - Must be 19 years of age and have a minimum of 30 semester hours or equivalent from an accredited college/university with six semester hours or equivalent related to school-aged care, child development, elementary education physical education, recreation, camping or a related field - Must meet/maintain requirements for fingerprint background check clearance, provide medical clearance documentation and other program pre-employment prerequisites - Ability to meet physical requirements based on job description; The YMCA will accommodate reasonable accommodations for persons with disability. - This position is a union 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 days before 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
Be the face of the Y!    Membership Specialist Opportunity   The YMCA achieves its mission one person at a time. The greatest source of energy for the YMCA is our staff. Our staff contribute to the advancement of the YMCA's vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities. Guided daily by the core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility, our staff create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best.   Where can you find meaningful work that offers rich rewards? Where can you, simultaneously, build a better future for yourself and for kids, families and your community? Where can you work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility?   All of this can be found at a YMCA. YMCAs get the job done through staff members who are carefully selected for their interests, skills and enthusiasm. With over 150 years of experience, YMCAs know that the mission is achieved one person at a time-carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and competent staff member   The Role:   As the Front Desk Customer Service staff you will interact with the members and up hold the member experience standards. They will be the daily point of contact for members, determining their needs and offering solutions to meet these needs. They will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service to Y members, program participants and guest.   What you’ll do: - Greet and welcome members. - Actively interact and engage with members and prospects to determine needs; directing to the appropriate lead (i.e. Membership Experience Director, Membership Experience Supervisor, Program Director, etc) when necessary. - Handle member requests and questions; problem solving. - Gather and record member data in member profiles. - Facilitate member to member engagement. - Provides information and assistance related to membership rates, programs, services, scholarships and other Y amenities. - Prepares member records and issues membership ID cards and handles all registration/enrollment transactions. - Assist Member Experience Supervisor with membership business and administrative tasks. - Assist supervisor in sales acquisition activities as assigned. - Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed. - Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to the maintenance staff. - Greet all guests as they enter the facility and adhere to sign-in/out, guest, visitor, monitoring youth in the facility and other relevant policies and procedures.  Report any suspicious behavior and violations of policy and procedures to your supervisor. - Supporting the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed. - Must be able to work a variety of hours including holidays and at least one weekend and one evening per month. 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 high school diploma or GED. - Blingual in English and Spanish. - One year of member relations or customer service. - Must be a problem solver and a proven track record of complaint resolution. - Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and credibility quickly. - Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work in highly flexible, rapidly changing and ambiguous work environment - Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.
Company : Name Linked Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Inspire future generations   Do you love playing games? Do you enjoy working with children? Do you like putting a smile on a child’s face?   Job Summary:   The Child Care Assistant attends to children 6 weeks to 12 years old in the drop-in childcare.   What you’ll do: - Implement daily program, which will include activities that are developmentally appropriate, performed in collaboration with peers to compliment supervision of children. - Supervise and lead the activity areas. - Assist in planning and preparing the activities. - Organize and set up needed materials and supplies. - Sanitize toys and play equipment. - Maintain a safe play environment. - Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed. - Ensure the proper ratios are maintained.  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 prior experience working with children. - Passion for and commitment to the YMCA’s mission and vision - Ability to build rapport with children, parents and families of diverse backgrounds. - Commitment to, and a passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission - Demonstrates evidence of YMCA team competencies in previous experience or practice - Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. 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 staff and other team members to help us achieve our mission one child, one family, and one team member at a time.    
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- 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 Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
Make a Difference in Your Community!   The YMCA is hiring S.T.E.M. Instructors  STEM Instructor provides leadership and planning of specialty STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs for different youth between the ages of 6 - 16. Scope of Responsibility: - Youth-facing program facilitation  - Program training, planning, and preparation  - Program clean-up, material organizing and inventory, program evaluation and transportation - Collaborates with other STEM instructors to run programming on science, technology, engineering, and tinkering - Plans and facilitates programs in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA and in alignment with curriculum - Modifies activities as needed to ensure cultural relevance, developmental appropriateness, and program schedule - Creates environments that support hands-on active learning with key elements to promote critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and communication - Generates daily and weekly reports on program progress for supervisor and YMCA leadership - Positive interactions with youth, and parents - Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, youth safety, and emergency procedures - Provides assistance to supervisor and may fill-in during temporary absences at locations in the western suburbs and city of Chicago - Maintains inventory of program equipment and notifies supervisor of equipment issues - Additional duties as assigned Requirements: - Must be at least 18 years of age - Must have a high school diploma or equivalency; completion of higher education coursework or degrees strongly preferred, especially within the STEM fields - Must have prior experience working with youth; previous experience in a camp setting strongly preferred - Must have access to personal vehicle for travel between YMCA centers and to transport program supplies - Able to carry 50+ lbs - Previous experience facilitating Art or Science youth programs - Commitment to, and passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission - 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. Ability to observe camper behavior and apply appropriate behavior management techniques   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. 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 Rauner Family YMCA
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Group Exercise Instructors Wanted!      Share you passion. You are the “Y”.   Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including: - Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund  - Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities - Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs - Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!   As a Group Exercise Instructor you will instruct group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures to be an integral part of the YMCA's committment to strengthening bodies, minds, and neighborhoods.   Requirements: - Must have basic knowledge of fitness or equivalent work/education experience. - Must have at minimum 25 hours of practical experience as a fitness class instructor. - Must have the ability to lead a fitness class and to motivate and educate members in the field of physical fitness. - Must be able to respond to safety and emergency situations; ability to set up, move, and store equipment. - Must be at least 18 years of age. YMCA Vaccine Policy We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. Child Abuse Prevention Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: - Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor - Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children - Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor - Completing all child abuse prevention training as required