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Aquatics Coordinators

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 by YMCA

Melrose, MA 02176
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Aquatics Coordinators

Come and join the Metro North YMCA in Melrose, just 10 miles north of Boston!!

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Melrose Family YMCA

Location

Melrose, MA

Job Description

This position is primarily responsible, under the supervision of the Aquatic Director for assisting with organizing and executing our private swim program in accordance with the mission, purposes and polices of the association. Additional responsibilities include: Lifeguarding, teaching group lessons, training staff, and following and enforcing all branch and aquatics polices to ensure member and employee safety. This position could be up to 100% of direct service on any given day, including but not limited to lifeguarding, teaching, in service trainings and anything requested to support the YMCA of Metro North Melrose Branch.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • At least 18 years of age, with Red Cross certification. If certified with another organization, the employee must cross over to Red Cross certification within six months of hire.
  • At least two years of experience in instruction and management of a wide variety of Aquatics programs.
  • Experience supervising staff and developing pool schedules and class schedules, as well as good member relation and staff relation skills.
  • Must be aware of YMCA movement and trends in the aquatic field and must continue to enhance his/her knowledge in YMCA Aquatic Management and certifications.


Essential Functions

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
  • Be available to teach and/or guard as needed.
  • Provide excellent member service by exceeding member expectations.
  • Engage in active listening with members in order to build relationships, understand individual's goals and interests, and take the initiative to assist in the achievement of those goals.
  • Manage, organize the entire private swim lesson process including setting up availabilities, communicating with members of changes to the schedule and redemption in the Daxko operating system.
  • Assist with marketing and expansion of private swim program.
  • Responsible for supervising (in consultation with Aquatic Director) of all lifeguard and instructor personnel at assigned times.
  • Work closely with the Aquatic Director in the execution of the Instructional swim programs.
  • Be available to answer questions from members, program participants and staff.
  • Share responsibility with supervisors for the care and maintenance of facility and related program equipment.
  • Participate in the Annual Campaign and educate staff and members on the cause of the Y.
  • Periodically act as the manager on duty for the building in the evenings or weekends.
  • Assist in ordering equipment purchases and Aquatic/First Aid supplies as necessary.
  • Maintain concise records essential for control, evaluation and reporting to committees, Board and Aquatics Director.
  • Remain current in required and voluntary training in order to promote growth of mind and spirit and character values for all.
  • All other duties as assigned or needed.


  • Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

    Mission Advancement : Supports the Mission, Vision and Direction of the YMCA: Displays the YMCA values of Caring, Respect, Responsibility and Honesty as well as displays flexibility and the ability to accept change. Is willing to try new methods and make/take suggestions. Shows a strong commitment to the YMCA, conveys enthusiasm for the YMCA and for his/her work. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them.

    Collaboration/Community: Understands and embraces the role of volunteers; helps members and participants make connections to others and to the YMCA; practices effective relationship building techniques; supports the role of fundraising in achieving the YMCA mission. Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. Treats everyone with courtesy, respect and consideration; displays integrity; listens actively and genuinely; communicates in a clear and pleasant manner; embraces differences among people. Consistently greets and assists everyone in a positive way; strives to provide service that will exceed expectations; responds to concerns and complaints in a way that makes each person feel valued; initiates action for prompt resolution; looks for better ways to serve and involve members, participants, internal customers and others.

    Operational Effectiveness : Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

    Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings, required trainings and other work related activities, demonstrates responsible actions, consistently performs duties in a safe manner, follows standards, policies and procedures, is reliable an consistently punctual, and uses Y resources appropriately and efficiently. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

    How to Apply

    Apply by Email

    Apply by Mail to:

    Benjamin Allis, 497 Main Street, Melrose MA, 02

    Resumes Accepted Until

    11/24/2018

    Reference: 561331713

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