Aquatics II, Asst. Swim Team Coach

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Overview Our Commitment to Equity The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner. Job Summary Provides competitive swimming instructions to swim team members in Age group, Senior, or Masters programs. Organizes and conducts team workouts. Responsibilities Performs assigned coaching responsibilities, which may include practices, recruiting, record-keeping, and scheduling. Recruits prospective members and provides information about YMCA membership and swim team fee structure. Attends all staff meetings, and trainings as required. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary. Assists with overseeing conduct of swim team members at meets and other team functions. Attends swim meets and swim team functions as agreed upon with supervisor. Maintains effective communication with participants and their parents. Qualifications 16 years of age or older. Current state approved first-aid certification.* Current state approved community CPR certification, or equivalent.* American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training or equivalent.* One year or more of swim team experience preferred. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered. Ability to teach proper competitive swimming techniques. Knowledge of sound competitive swimming skills, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner. Knowledge of basic exercise. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful. You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you: * Thrive on working in a collaborative environment * Are very adaptable * Have high ownership and strong work ethic * Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet * Truly enjoy being of service to people * Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together * Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. As an employee you also recieve a YMCA membership. 'YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system. If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to or the HR department at 206.382.5082.' Pool, Beach, Lifeguard, Life, Guard, Aquatics MISSION STATEMENT: Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body. OUR VALUES: * Respect * Responsibility * Honesty * Caring * Passion for Excellence

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