YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 05-Apr-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Clearwater, FL, USA
  • $8.85/hr + possible incentives
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Clearwater Branch

SHIFT: 

Evening.  Practices are in the evenings Monday-Thursday and swim meets are one weekend a month.

JOB SUMMARY:

In harmony with the Mission of the YMCA, and under the direction of the Program Director/Coordinator, the Sports/Swim Coach shall be responsible for coaching and instructing their team.  The YMCA coach will work together with the assistant coaches to ensure that their team has strong leadership.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Must be at least 16 years of age.  The Sports/Swim Coach must possess the competence and confidence to administer a safe program for all participants.  The Sports/Swim Coach must demonstrate good communication and problem solving skills along with a good understanding of the community that he/she is working with.  Upon hire, must complete YUSA HIPAA training.  Within 90 days of hire, CPR/AED and First Aid certification required.  Within 90 days of hire, Preventing Sexual Abuse Between Young Children, Principles of Youth Development, Youth Affirmations:  Distinguishing Between Praise and Encouragement, and Foundations of Listen First trainings required.  Within 6 months of hire, Engaging with Families training required.  Get SMART is preferred.  Job specific certification preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

A genuine willingness to work with youth, parents, staff and volunteers is a must.  This individual must be of sound mind and good character and must possess good communication skill.  They must be safety minded at all times and must show Caring, Respect, Honesty, and Responsibility values.  This individual must familiarize themselves with YMCA rules and policies.

PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

This individual needs to be able to lift and carry at least 30 pounds.  If individual must lift and carry more than 30 pounds, they must ask for assistance from another staff member.  This individual may be required to stand for extended periods of time while demonstrating physical stamina and agility.

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct.
  2. Keep supplies organized, maintain and clean facility and care for equipment.
  3. Responsible for assigned equipment.  As well as, reporting any damaged or loss equipment to supervisor.
  4. Follow safety standards and personnel policy set by the YMCA.  As well as, reporting any accidents or incidents to supervisor.
  5. Participation in coaches meetings and parent orientations.
  6. The parents need to be involved in the program.  The coach needs to meet them and is encouraged to use them to volunteer.
  7. Teach the basics of the sport in a patient and positive manner.
  8. Maintain attendance records and enrollment.
  9. Arrive before the program begins to set up equipment and a safety inspection.
  10. Review and lead value discussions each week of the program.
  11. Role model all aspects of SMART pledge.
  12. Maintain a clean appearance of the pool area and storage room at all times.

Key Leadership Competencies:

Community

Relationships

Communication

Developing Others

Decision Making

Functional Expertise

 

EOE/DFWP

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