Fitness and Aquatics Job Opportunities - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Fitness and Aquatics Job Opportunities

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Aquatics Trainer                                                  

National Certification    $13.00

In House Certification  $11.00

Non Certified                $ 9.00

Katherine W. Harvey   Branch
Hours vary 15hrs (2 positions)

JOB SUMMARY
Instructs individuals and groups to be skillful in swimming and water safety. Ensures safety of patrons in aquatic facility; prevents and responds to emergencies.

EXPERIENCE
Nationally recognized lifeguard certification. One (1) year experience as swim instructor and must be experienced in working with children. One (1) year lifeguard experience required, or any equivalent experience and/or training providing required knowledge, skills, abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
16+ years old. Knowledge of water safety, pool chlorination and filtration systems. Excellent swimming skills. First Aid/CPR certified. Able to interact positively and communicate well. Able to analyze situations and make decisions. Good physical condition needed to lift/carry persons in water. Stamina needed to work in sun in extreme heat for long hours. Access to vehicle with required liability insurance and valid.

Anticipated Benefits
YWCA Membership and Program Discounts
Basic Life Insurance

Lifeguard
Pay Rate: Hourly $11/hr

Dorothy W. Hunt  Branch
Mon – Sat. (hours vary 15hrs)

MAD Camp
Mon – Friday 9-12pm

JOB SUMMARY
Ensures safety of patrons of aquatic facility; prevents and responds to emergencies. Performs routine pool maintenance activities.

OTHER REQUIRMENTS
16+ years old. High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Nationally recognized lifeguard certification. One-year lifeguard experience preferable, or any equivalent experience and/or training providing required knowledge, skills, abilities. Knowledge of water safety, pool chlorination and filtration systems.  Excellent swimming skills.  First Aid/CPR certified.  Able to interact positively and communicate well. Able to analyze situations and make decisions.  Good physical condition needed to lift/carry persons in water.  Access to vehicle with required liability insurance and valid driver’s license when if performing duties at multiple locations.

Anticipated Benefits
YWCA Membership and Program Discounts
Basic Life Insurance

 Leisure Leader                                                  

National Certification    $13.00

In House Certification  $11.00

Non Certified                $ 9.00

Katherine W. Harvey Branch – Gymnastics/Tumbling Instructor
Mon , Wed, Fri 4:30pm -6:30pm

Katherine W. Harvey Branch – Karate Instructor
Mon , Wed, Fri 4:30pm -6:30pm

Katherine W. Harvey Branch – Kid Fitness
Mon , Wed, Fri 4:30pm -6:30pm

JOB SUMMARY
Under general supervision, teaches and coordinates a leisure learning program, maintaining safety and technical standards that lead to a quality program providing positive experiences for student in developing new skills, improving self-image and having fun.

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE
Music Instructor: Minimum four (4) years training in music required. Two (2) years previous experience in music instruction, teaching or tutoring preferred. Background in either Music Learning Theory or Comprehensive Musicianship preferred. Must know music terminology and theory.
Dance Instructor: Three (3) years specialized training in multi-disciplined education preferred. Two (2) years previous experience providing dance instruction, teaching, or tutoring required. Some dance choreography experience helpful. Some knowledge of production of a dance recital, including costumes, music, lighting and overall organization of a show needed. Production of at least one dance recital highly desirable.
Gymnastics Instructor:  One (1) to two (2) years gymnastics instruction experience required.  A solid background in gymnastics; either at a recreational or competitive level required.  Previous gymnastics coaching/instructional experience required.  Must possess, or be working toward, a NCCP Level 1 coaching certificate (including NCCP Level 1 Technical for gymnastics).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Considerable ability to create a fun atmosphere in class required. Must be able to effectively communicate with people of all ages.  Ability to work well with adults and children in a learning environment required. Must be energetic, organized, have experience teaching young children and willing to exercise considerable judgment and initiative in dance skills development.   Must be willing to work weekends, late afternoons, and evenings and/or before and after normal hours.  Must be capable of planning and holding periodic recitals. Certification in CPR/First Aid required.  Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.  May be required to have access to personal vehicle with valid driver’s license and proof of sufficient liability insurance if assignments required multi-site classes. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

Anticipated Benefits
YWCA Membership and Program Discounts
Basic Life Insurance