Youth Activity Staff

Day, Evening and Weekend hours available.

Reports To: Youth Activity Coordinator and Healthy Cooking Coordinator

Position Purpose:
This position is responsible for providing outstanding member service through implementing youth activities, special events, and supervising fitness center rules and safety enforcement. Activities can include: leading youth classes, birthday parties, gym supervision, healthy cooking class support, and supervising special events and leagues.  

Education, Experience, & Skills (Minimum Requirement):
High School Diploma or GED required. Preferred skills include: working knowledge of fitness equipment, basic understanding of safety procedures, excellent customer service skills, professional communication and the ability to work effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

Licensure/Certification Requirement(s):

  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification required upon hire or obtained within three (3) months of hire.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Greets all members and youth participants in a professional manner as they arrive for wellness activities.
  • Promotes all aspects and benefits of the facility in a positive manner and by example.
  • Communicates with youth in a friendly and positive manner at all times.
  • Is knowledgeable of youth programs and teaches class concepts in each session. Research may be necessary.
  • Is available to ensure safety in youth activities and events. Tasks would include, but are not limited to, child check-in/check-out, parent/guardian communication, etc.
  • Keeps activity area organized and clean and completes cleaning tasks as assigned for each session.
  • Keeps equipment repaired and functional, informing supervisor of maintenance needs.
  • Monitors youth and event participants to create positive interactions and a fun environment for activities.
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    Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    *Some of these events may take place off-site. Must be able to provide own transportation to those sites.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Service
    • Interacts with customers in a warm and friendly way.
    • Takes immediate action to meet customer requests or needs.
    • Listens to understand what customers have to say.
  • Safety
    • Recognizes safety hazards and takes corrective action; seeking assistance when needed.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of operational policies and procedures.
    • Performs work safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
  • Mission and Values
    • Demonstrates personal commitment to the Mission and Values of the organization.
      • Mission:
        • The mission of Family Wellness is to inspire healthy lifestyles by connecting people in a fun environment.
      • Values:
        • Teamwork – Support each other.
        • Communication – Share. Listen. Learn.
        • Integrity – Do the right thing.
        • Innovation – Keep it fresh.
        • Safety – Create a safe place.
        • Welcome – Inviting. 
        • Fun – Enjoy life.
    • Makes a decision considering the impact of the decision on other areas.
    • Initiates collaboration with others outside of service area.
    • Models accountability for learning by sharing knowledge and learning from others.
    • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Interpersonal/Communication/Relationships
    • Builds effective working relationships.
    • Expresses appreciation to others for their work.
    • Treats others with respect.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates both knowledge and application of Family Wellness policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Facilitates and supports change within Family Wellness.
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning for themselves and staff.
  • Demonstrates and applies continuous quality improvement knowledge and skills.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates skill in accessing, preparing and using information as relevant to position.
  • Verbalizes and demonstrates knowledge of procedures for maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee and member information.
  • Demonstrates ability to collect, analyze and present data as appropriate to position.

EQUIPMENT COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates skill in use of equipment relevant to position; verbalizes knowledge of appropriate safety procedures.
  • Diagnoses equipment problems; repairs equipment or seeks out appropriate person to make repairs.
  • Consistently informs appropriate person of problems encountered with repairs or calibration of equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, this employee is frequently required to use fine motor skills to operate a computer, keyboard, and mouse, and must sit, stand, walk, and kneel. Must be able to speak, hear, and understand the English language. This employee occasionally is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

BLOOD EXPOSURE
This position has a low risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials. Training is required upon hire and maintained yearly.