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Swim Instructor-Kroc Center-Part-time

Company: The Salvation Army USA Central Territory
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

The Swim Instructor will be responsible for planning and teaching group and private lessons at the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division Salvation Army Kroc Center. Lessons are held Monday - Thursday from 4:30 - 6:35 pm, Thursdays from 11am - 1pm and Saturday 9:00am - 12pm . Flexible scheduling! Work as little as 1 shift a week if that fits your schedule.

MISSION STATEMENT
The Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division of The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KROC CENTER MISSION
In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center provides facilities, programs and services that encourage, enrich, and strengthen children, adults, and seniors through positive life-changing experiences.

SUMMARY/PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Swim Instructor will be responsible for planning and teaching group and private lessons at the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division Salvation Army Kroc Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

  • Instruct assigned classes according to guidelines and swim level.
  • Adapt teaching approaches to the age, experience level, and ability of participants so that they meet course objectives.
  • Prepare progressive lesson plans which will enhance the experience of program participants.
  • Evaluate student learning, and record progress.
  • Provide regular and timely evaluation feedback to students and parents (if applicable).
  • Complete records and reports in a timely manner and return them to the Aquatics Manager and/or Aquatics Coordinator.
  • Educate patrons and enforce all pool rules.
  • Participate in designated staff training and professional development courses, including regular in-service training sessions.
  • Ensure the attractive appearance, function and general upkeep of the aquatics facilities including equipment and furnishings.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    1+ years of swim lesson experience with a wide variety of ages and abilities is strongly preferred.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: American Red Cross Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED/First Aid (or equivalent) is required within 60 days of hire; American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) is preferred.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.

    MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES: 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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be physically active in an aquatics environment; stand; walk; sit; swim; tread water; demonstrate proper form and technique for a variety of swim strokes; physically support children as they learn appropriate swimming techniques; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work environment characteristics 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.

    The primary duties of this job take place in a busy public Aquatics Center. The noise level will be high. Temperatures will be above normal room temperature in a high-humidity environment. This position will have exposure to chemicals and fumes typically found in a pool environment, as well as exposure to bodily fluids and other potentially infectious materials.

    For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

    The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.

    We are looking for energetic, fun, and kid-loving people who love jumping, twisting, and flipping through challenging obstacle courses! Martial Arts/Parkour/Tumbling experience is a plus but willing to train for the right fit. Classes focus on skills related to coordination, agility, strength, and speed for a unique sports experience. This is a part-time position with up to 18 hours per week. Must be available evenings as needed.

    MISSION STATEMENT
    The Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division of The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

    KROC CENTER MISSION
    In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center provides facilities, programs and services that strengthen, encourage, and enrich children, adults, and seniors through positive life-changing experiences.

    SUMMARY/PRIMARY PURPOSE:

    The Parkour Instructor will safely lead participants through fun and engaging activities to develop character and confidence in Parkour. Participants will learn Parkour skills, putting them into action, while learning to work with others in the class and challenging themselves safely outside their comfort zone.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.


    Proactively ensure a safe recreation environment for all Kroc Center staff, volunteers, members and participants.


    Assist in the planning, directing, and guidance of Parkour activities at the Kroc Center.


    Teach / lead various activities in Parkour and related areas.


    Assist in the development of systems that safeguard all facilities, supplies and equipment related to the program.


    Ensure the attractive appearance, operational function, and general upkeep of the equipment and furnishings.


    In conjunction with the facilities department, establish an on-going preventative maintenance program for the Parkour equipment.


    Assist in the preparation of progress reports, records, invoices, collections, and evaluations.


    Assist in the development of programs and promotional strategies to increase athletic programs attendance and revenue.


    Participate in designated staff training and professional development courses, as well as staff meetings, as directed by supervisor.


    QUALIFICATIONS
    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT: Uses a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax machine, copiers, printers and projection machines. Operate motor vehicles in the execution of some essential functions.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    • Must be at least 18 years old for instructor position


      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

      High school degree or equivalent preferred.


      • One year experience in Parkour, or related teaching experience

        -OR-

        • Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


          LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: First Aid, CPR and AED Certification for Adult, Child, and Infant. A valid Wisconsin Driver's license with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army's insurance carrier is preferred.

          KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

          • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
          • Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self-directed schedule.
          • Ability to address multiple projects in a timely manner while being responsive and detail-oriented.
          • Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
          • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
          • Exercise good judgment in personal actions.
          • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office products, e-mail, and Internet.


            MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES: 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.
            While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, as well as be able to spot participants during tumbling movements. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

            WORKING CONDITIONS:
            Work environment characteristics at the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division Kroc Center 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.

            This job is performed in a community center environment, typically in a gymnasium or fitness studio setting. These are climate controlled areas but temperatures may vary depending on crowd size. The noise level can be moderate to loud in this setting.
            For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
            The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.

            The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are back-to-work, US Veterans, people with disabilities, people who have been impacted by the justice system, and/or people without a college degree are encouraged to apply.

            All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Keywords: The Salvation Army USA Central Territory, Green Bay , Swim Instructor-Kroc Center-Part-time, Education / Teaching , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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