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Adaptive Martial Arts Instructor - Parkview Family YMCA


We put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all with values like caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. 

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Parkview Family YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and attentive individual to join our team to work part-time as an instructor in the martial arts for students with diverse abilities.

Under the supervision of the Sports Director, the Martial Arts Instructor will lead a program specifically designed for individuals with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities.

The instructor will introduce martial arts using techniques such as: modeling, imitation, and positive reinforcement. Classes will be capped at 5 per class to accommodate for more direct interaction.

Through their leadership and instruction, martial arts instructors foster small communities with fellow members by which the YMCA's mission can be fulfilled in a fun and healthy way.



Pay range: $8.50 to $9.75 depending on experience

Position Available at the Parkview Family YMCA, 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd Fort Wayne, IN 46825:

  • weeknights, for 7 weeks, 30-45 minute classes



  • Minimum of 18 years of age, with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of martial arts instruction or equivalent preferred.
  • Able to fulfill all demands and skills in spirit, mind, and body as a martial arts instructor in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of children in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the YMCA



  • Free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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