Sonoma County Family YMCA

1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
(707) 545-9622

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Little Sportsters Coach

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Youth Programs

Compensation: Hourly: $13.00

Location:

Offsite Youth Sports Location

Job Description

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Under the supervision and guidance of the Youth Sports Coordinator, the Little Sportsters Teacher is responsible for teaching & introducing children ages 3 – 5 to sports for the Sonoma County Family YMCA Little Sportsters Program.

Benefits

  • Y Membership
  • Discount on Y Programs

Job Requirements

  • Minimum age: 16 years of age at the time of employment.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificates by the time of employment.
  • Must complete any mandatory staff training’s held.
  • Must attend the YMCA Child Abuse Awareness Training.
  • The employee will be required to have cleared fingerprints in order to work in the program.

KNOW HOW

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a reasonable knowledge of the multiple sports of the Sonoma County Family YMCA Little Sportsters Program. This person must demonstrate the ability to work well with children 3 – 5 years of age as well as parents. This person must be in reasonably good physical condition and be able to work extended periods of time on his/her feet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Regular attendance and punctuality.  The Sonoma County Family YMCA reserves the right to add or delete essential job functions.

  • Set-up playing fields according to the regulations specific to YMCA Youth Sports.
  • Complete all training deemed necessary by the Sonoma County Family YMCA in order to perform well in this job and receive all certificates necessary for this job (i.e. CPR, First Aid).
  • Show up to scheduled activities on time and stay throughout the shift unless prior arrangements have been made with the Youth Sports Coordinator.
  • A teacher will be responsible for opening and locking gymnasium closet.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; run; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or control; reach with hands and arms; taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

This position has a primary impact on the YMCA Youth Sports Program.  This position will have an impact on the success of the program and all participants that use it.  Therefore, the effectiveness of the fulfillment of this position should be measured by: 

  1. YMCA participants will experience a safe and nurturing environment.
  2. Meet performance standards.
  3. All programs and program areas will be safe.
  4. Programs will meet the needs of the Sonoma County Family YMCA community and the mission of the Sonoma County Family YMCA.
  5. Teachers will receive positive evaluations most of the time.
  6. Children will report positive feedback most of the time.
  7. Parents will give positive evaluations of the program and the staff member most of the time.

Please supply one letter of reference at the time of interview.  (Employment related preferred, however, a personal reference will be acceptable if the applicant has no prior employment history.)

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