• Swim Lesson Facilitator

    Job Location US-MA-Wilbraham
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/12/2018 10:38 AM)
    Hiring Manager
    Kimberly Lavallee
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    USD $14.00/Hr.
    End Date
  • Overview

    For 165 years, the YMCA of Greater Springfield has provided youth development, fostered healthy living, and promoted social responsibility in the 14 cities and towns that it serves. We take pride in being one of the largest non-school educators in the state, one of the top 120 YMCAs in the U.S., and the second oldest Y in the country.


    We are currently looking for a Swim Lesson Facilitator to join our team. Whether you are interested in joining a leading non-profit or looking  to advance your Y career, this is your opportunity to help make our community better together. The Y. ™ For a better us. ™



    Please note that any and all offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a background check, reference check, and new hire packet. In roles where driving is required as an essential function, a driver history check must also be successfully completed.

    Essential Functions

    This person will play an important part in the work that we do each day. In addition to all other duties as assigned, this role will:

    • Coordinating lessons by scheduling,promoting lessons, running private and semi-private lessons.
    • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with the YMCA of the USA and Greater Springfield YMCA swim lesson program guidelines.
    • Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents.
    • Conveys information on aquatics programs, schedules, and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.
    • Maintains records as required (attendance, progress reports).
    • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
    • Certifications: Lifeguard certification, CPR/First Aid/ AED certified, WSI or Swim instructor skills preferred.
    • In addition, to the above requirements, it is expected that the Swim lesson facilitator will bring to his/her position maturity, responsibility, positive values and sincere interest in working with people.
    • Flexible schedule working days/nights/and weekends.
    • Must be customer service oriented and have excellent people skills.
    • In charge of organizing staff for group, private and semi-private lessons following the annual program session dates. 


    The requirements and preferences (where indicated) for this role are listed below. Please review them carefully to ensure that you apply for the role that best matches your qualifications. Additional years of professional experience or a Rank of E-5 or better may be used in lieu of education requirements where permitted.

    •  Certifications: Lifeguard certification
    • CPR/AED/First Aid
    • WSI certification preferred

    Leadership Compentcies

    While each of our leadership competencies plays a role in the success of our staff members, for this role we will be paying special attention to the areas of:

    • Values
    • Community
    • Volunteerism
    • Philanthropy
    • Inclusion
    • Relationships
    • Influence
    • Communication
    • Developing Others
    • Decision Making
    • Innovation
    • Project Management
    • Finance
    • Quality Results
    • Self Development
    • Change Capacity
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Functional Expertise

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We are proud to be a champion of diversity and an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to:
      • Sit, stand, or reach for extended periods of time;
      • Move around the work environment independently;
      • Communicate via computer, multi-line phone, and smartphone; and,
      • Push, pull, or lift up to 25 pounds for short periods of time.
    • The noise level in the work place is usually moderate, but may vary based on a number of external factors.


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