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Swim Coach (Roxbury) job – YMCA Greater Boston – Boston, MA 

Posted by | January 5, 2017 | Uncategorized

Swim Coach (Roxbury) YMCA Greater Boston Boston, MA $12 – $15 an hour – Part-time

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, this position is responsible for the supervision and management of all facets of the competitive swimming program at Roxbury Branch. General Information Location Boston, MA Base Pay $12.00-$15.00 / Hour Employee Type Part Time Job Category Aquatics, Swim Team, Coach Industry Aquatics, Competitive Swimming, Swim Coach Required Degree None Contact Information Name Kathryn D. Saunders Description YMCA of Greater Boston Job Description Position Title: Swim Coach Position Type: Part-time Hourly ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES: Develop, implement, and oversee competitive and precompetitive swimming programs.Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all paid and volunteer instructors and lifeguards as programs dictate and budget guidelines allow. Ensure that all staff have appropriate and updated certifications on file.Monitor program registrations and participant records.Ensure quality and technical consistency throughout programming and across coaches.Complete YMCA and USA Swimming team registrations as required yearly.Write and implement workouts for each practice.Maintain up to date records.Organize year round meet calendar. Write and submit all line ups for all meets. Attend, manage, and run all meets as needed.Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with the YMCA mission and goals.10. Engage in active listening with members in order to build relationships, understand each individual’s goals and interests and take the initiative to assist in the achievement of those goals. 11. Create or manage a parent volunteer committee and act as a liaison between the committee and the YMCA. 12. All other duties as assigned or needed. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: ¨ At least 21 years of age. ¨ At least 1 years competitive swimming coaching experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: ¨ Physically and verbally able to interact with members and staff. ¨ At times, be able to lift up to 50 lbs. YMCA Competencies (Leader or Team Leader): Mission Advancement : Creates and fosters a mission oriented team. Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCA’s efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors. Encourages volunteerism throughout program. Collaboration : Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Has strong communications skills and uses them to communicate with all members and supervisors. Has an expectation of quality and consistency from self and others on the coaching staff. Operational Effectiveness : Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of swim team program. Ensures execution of plans. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement. Personal Growth : Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology. WORK ENVIRONMENT: ¨ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. ¨ Primarily evening and weekends, some weekends will require early morning practices or meets. ¨ Travel will be necessary meets and potentially practice sites. REQUIRED TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS: ¨ Child Abuse Prevention (within first four weeks of employment) ¨ Respect in the Workplace (Sexual Harassment Prevention) ¨ CPR, First Aid, O2 ¨ YMCA Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving ¨ USA Swimming Certification (as required by location) ¨ Safety Training for Coaches or YMCA Lifeguarding Must be available nights and weekends

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