Before & After School Youth Enrichment Instructor
Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: January 18, 2023
The Sage YMCA Before & After-School program is hiring multiple
Youth Enrichment Instructors for the 2022-2023 school year at off
site locations.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 jobenjoy 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.Salary range of $15.90-$16.40 per
hourAs 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, youll also learn and grow
and positively impact our children, families and
- 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 Chicagos
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 PolicyWere 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 PreventionSupport the YMCAs 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 requiredBe 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.Street: 701
Manor Rd. Days and/or Times Needed: Part time- Monday-Friday shift.
Apply for more info! ID: 2022-14717 Full-time/Part-time:
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