Posted on Nov 29, 2018 by YMCA
Come and join the Metro North YMCA in Melrose, just 10 miles north of Boston!!
Melrose Family YMCA
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.
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 RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
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
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