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Swim Coach – Greater Ridgecrest Branch job – YMCA of the Suncoast – Largo, FL 

Posted by | October 16, 2016 | Uncategorized

Swim Coach – Greater Ridgecrest Branch YMCA of the Suncoast 10,319 reviews – Largo, FL $9 an hour – Part-timeSHIFT:Varies Seasonal position from April/May-August/September JOB SUMMARY:Swim Coach will be responsible for the overall supervision of the program. Must be able to supervise volunteers and make sure that everyone follows lesson plans, safety standards and rules of the YMCA. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:The Swim Coach must possess the competence and confidence to administer a safe program for all participants. They must be responsible and at least 16 years of age and have the ability to cooperate and work with YMCA staff to provide a quality program. The Swim Coach must demonstrate good communication and problem solving skills along with a good understanding of the community that he/she is working with. Must be certified in basic CPR/AED, and First Aid in the first 90 days of employment. Must have the skills, knowledge and genuine willingness to work with youth. Creating the Member Experience, Life Guard and Swim Instructor Certification preferred. SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:This individual must familiarize themselves with YMCA rules and policies. Since this position is dealing directly with program participants and their parents, good verbal communication skills are beneficial. PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:This individual needs to be able to lift and carry at least 30 pounds. If individual must left 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:Teach skills appropriate to the program.Arrive before the program begins to set up equipment and a safety inspection.Review and lead value discussions each week of the program.Track attendance of all swimmersAlways be enthusiastic and positive when working with swimmers, coaches and parents.Role model all aspects of SMART pledge.Ensure practice and swim meets begin and end on time.Make certain the YMCA goals of: fun, teamwork, sportsmanship and skill development are met each week.Always wear appropriate attire.Distribute materials and make program announcements as needed.Follow the instructions of your supervisor. Communicate with other staff members.Supervise all staff, volunteers, and members to make sure they are following all safety standards & personal policy at all times set by the YMCA.Attend all staff meeting and trainings.Follow all safety standards and personnel policy set by the YMCA.Maintain a clean appearance of the pool area and storage room at all times.Be responsible for all swim team equipment, and to report to your supervisor any damaged equipment promptly.To maintain and distribute first aid supplies as needed by participants and spectators and to follow YMCA policy and guidelines in the event of accident or injury. This includes the filling out of accident and incident reports and the notification of the Program Director.Key Leadership Competencies:Community Inclusion Developing Others Quality Results Emotional Maturity Functional Expertise

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