Youth Enrichment Instructor
Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Youth Enrichment Instructor
Company : Name Linked
Indian Boundary YMCA
US-IL-Downers Grove - US-IL-Clarendon Hills
Location : Address
711 59th St.
Before & After School Programs
Monday through Friday, multiple openings with various shifts
available! Apply for more details!
Find Your Purpose! Youth Enrichment Instructor Opportunity!
Starting pay range: $15.90- $16.40 per hour Indian Boundary YMCA is
now hiring Youth Enrichment Instructors for the 2022-2023 school
year! Join Us and help lead our future to greatness! Imagine going
to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the
lives of youth and families in your community. Discover more than a
job-enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a
lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our before and
after-school programs create a child-centered environment that
promotes learning, character development, healthy living and
positive, nurturing relationships. As a Youth Enrichment Instructor
(YEI) you will implement and adapt a wide variety of enrichment
activities for grades K-8 in a before or after school program
setting. The YEI plays a key role in ensuring that program
participants have a safe, supportive, interactive and enriching
program experience while ensuring the safety and security of all
program participants. 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. Salary range of $15.90-$16.40
per hour Position Responsibilities:
- Create a safe, supportive, interactive
and engaging environment for youth that is characterized by
teamwork, camaraderie and inclusiveness. This includes
demonstrating an appreciation of the youths' efforts and
accomplishments and providing assistance and encouragement to
program participants when needed.
- Provide effective supervision of youth that is age-appropriate,
considers diverse abilities and interests and meets program
quality, safety and policy requirements.
- Positively interacts with youth, parents/guardians and other
team members to create a respectful, warm, supportive environment.
Models self-control, respect and cooperation to teens and other
team members. Utilizes youth arrival/departure ensure to share
information with parents/guardians and to build relationships.
- Prepares 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.
- Maintains accurate attendance, instructional and other records
as necessary to meet program requirements.
- Participates in team meetings and other special
eventsRequirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position
- Must be at least 18 years of age and/or 5 years older than the
oldest child that participates in the program and meet program
requirements for education and/or credentials.
- H.S. Diploma or GED along with related college coursework
and/or equivalent experience in: child care, education, recreation
or related program. Additional educational or experience
requirements may be required based on program license
- Must have the proven ability to establish constructive
relationships and interact as a positive role model for youth and
staff demonstrating the values of respect, responsibility, caring
- Commitment to and passion for the YMCA of Metro Chicago's
mission is required including a passion for working with diverse
- Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to
clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor
communication to multiple audiences.
- Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job
- The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons
with disabilities.YMCA Vaccine PolicyWe'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, whichever occurs later, unless an
exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious
beliefs is granted.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
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