After School - Youth Enrichment Instructor
Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Posted on: January 21, 2023
After School - Youth Enrichment Instructor
Company : Name Linked
Location : Address
211 W. First St.
Before & After School Programs
Monday through Friday, multiple openings with various shifts
available! Apply for more details!
The Elmhurst YMCA Before & After-School program is hiring multiple
After School Youth Enrichment Instructors. 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 & 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
- 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 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
- 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 Be a
part of our mission.The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to
develop strong children, families and communities across
Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character
development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. We
rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our
instructors and other team members to help us achieve our mission
one child, one family, and one team member at a time.
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