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Job Title:

Teen REACH Instructor

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







Other Shift


Part Time



Job Description:


Supports and implements high quality youth programming for the Youth Development Department, specifically, the Teen REACH Program.


Leads daily activities for assigned Teen REACH program site. Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities. Expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Requests supplies as needed.
Completes daily attendance tracking, as assigned.
Ensures compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to program areas. Ensures that YMCA program standards are met and safety procedures followed.
Participates in site specific monthly safety drills, gathers needed documentation and holds staff accountable for completion.
Facilitates meal and snack distribution and becomes trained by the Northern Illinois Food Bank in food distribution for both the SFSP and CACFP feeding programs.
Maintains proper records/department files.
Assists with special events for parents. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities.
Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
Compiles program statistics as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. 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.

Job Requirements:


Meets educational and experience qualifications as required by state grant.
One to two years related experience preferred, as a coordinator or supervisor of child care programs.
Required trainings within 30 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.


Part-Time Benefits
FREE Y Membership
25% off on Y programming
Participation in the Y’s retirement plan (when eligibility requirements have been met)

Application Instructions:

Very quick and easy application process. Just click on the job application link to apply.

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