YMCA of Greater Omaha

  • Youth Activity Instructor

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Maple Street YMCA
    Compensation Min
    USD $9.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $10.75/Hr.
  • Overview

    This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Youth Activity Instructors teach and develop skills while maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for youth participants.


    We are looking for a dance instructor for our Tuesday evening classes. Ages of participants are three to eight. There are 3 different classes to accommodate the differnt age groups. 


    1. Assists with planning and implements age-appropriate activities.
    2. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
    3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness.
    4. Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents, children and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
    5. Maintains an accurate record of all attendees and/or associated progress.
    6. Actively participates in department and branch staff meetings and trainings.
    7. Performs other duties as assigned.


    Engaging Community



    Communication & Influence


    1. At least 16 years of age
    2. Ability to work with children of various ages
    3. Previous experience or background suitable for the position
    4. Ability to organize and implement age-appropriate/development appropriate program activities
    5. Complete before first shift: program-specific training
    6. Complete within 30 days of hire: YMCA cause & culture training; Child Abuse Prevention Training, BLS CPR/AED/First Aid
    7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and successful clearance of background check


    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Indoor/outdoor environment, intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running and play with children required. On-site attendance is required for this position.
    • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions required.
    • Evening and weekend work may be required.

    The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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