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Swim Instructor - Jorgensen Family YMCA

OUR CULTURE

We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Our staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude. 
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking. 
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage. 
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership of our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we transform lives through our loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Jorgensen Family YMCA Aquatics Director, the Swim Instructor is responsible for providing a safe and positive instructional swimming environment for YMCA members and program participants, including those with special needs.

They must provide strong leadership, instruction, and motivation for developing the abilities of swimmers of various ages and diverse skill levels by conducting swim lessons that are in accordance to the core values and standards set by the National Aquatic YMCA programs.  

Through the work of the Swim Instructor, participants will learn to swim or expand their current ability in a safe and enjoyable environment giving them skills and love for swimming that they can use for life.

 

PAY RATE DETAILS

Starting pay range: $7.50 to $8.50 depending on experience

Hours Available at the Jorgensen Family YMCA 10313 Aboite Center Road, FW, IN 46804:

  • Mondays 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Sunday 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Postive experience working with children and adults with special needs.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and listening skills.
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as an adaptive swim instructor in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Welcoming, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of adults 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.

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Free 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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