YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 07-Dec-2017 to 10-Jan-2018 (EST)
  • New Port Richey, FL, USA
  • $8.30/hr + possible incentives
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • James P. Gills Branch



With the right candidate, additional hours can be supplemented in other departments on weekends.

Our after-school teen program serves 160 to 200 youth ages 11 to 17 each day. This job is a commitment to supporting youth in our community and daily availability from 2:30pm to 6pm on days that the Pasco County Schools are in session is preferred. We have a teen center, double-basketball gym, outdoor field and recreational area that we can use during the program. The ideal candidate will be able to build good rapport with teen program participants, host activities and programs, maintain a clean and safe program area, politely enforce YMCA rules, and recognize the privilege it is to serve daily as a Professional Role Model. 

This position requires the ability to host schedule activities (athletic competitions, video game challenges, trivias, large group games, and more) for groups of 30 to 100 participants each day. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; and with people from diverse backgrounds. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and working with constant interruptions.; being attentive to detail; displaying tact and courtesy; teach a sport, form of art, specific academic area, technology, or experience in social development and ability to speak, read and write English and Spanish is preferred.

RATE OF PAY:  $8.30/hr + possible incentives


This position is responsible for direct supervision of teens and implementing planned activities.


Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.  Must work well with teens and understand the YMCA, its goals, and how it operates as a local, national, and international movement.  Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  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 60 months of hire, Engaging with Families training required.  Get SMART, CPR, AED and First Aid certification preferred.


Must understand their relationship to the teens, parents, the Branch, and the YMCA.  Must possess a character that is above reproach and worthy of emulation by the teens.  Should show maturity and have the ability to relate to teens from all social/economic segments of the community.  Must possess effective communication and organizational skills.


May be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs in sports equipment and other items. May be required to stand for extended periods of time while performing job functions.  Give and receive detailed instructions.  Required to maintain physical endurance for extended periods of time, in all types of weather conditions.  Must be alert at all times.  Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor environment and teen's well being.  Must possess auditory and verbal capabilities to effectively communicate with teens, parents and staff.


1. Takes responsibility for the leadership and guidance of a group of teens.

     A. Acquaints teens with rules, activities, daily schedules and area.

     B. Takes responsibility for the safety/welfare of each teen.

     C. Keep track of Teen Attendance.

2. Reports all accidents to the Supervisor, and completely fills out proper health log and/or incident form.

3. Plans, organizes, and implements activity plans for special interest activities.

4. Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct.  Keep supplies organized, maintain and clean facility and care for equipment.  Takes responsibility for helping maintain good working conditions, inventory, and clean-up after all activities.

5. Other duties:

     A. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Key Leadership Competencies:





Decision Making

Emotional Maturity



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