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Program Instructor

at YMCA of San Diego County

Posted: 5/28/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 13931
Keywords: high school

Job Description

Job Status:
Accepting Applications

Looking for a fun job to build your leadership skills?

Are you passionate about working with youths in outdoor settings?


Starting September 7th 2020

Y would I apply?

  • Outdoor Work Environment!
  • Housing & Food Included
  • Work with Your Friends - Text them the link to this page now!
  • Gain Experience working with Children & the Community
  • Build Your Resume
  • Opportunities for Growth & Year Round Employment ?
  • Access to Benefits (Medical, Vision and Dental)
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Year Round Employment

Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

· Teach Outdoor Education and/or recreation programming

· Lead activities including (but not limited to) archery, field games, and the climbing tower with good teaching and leadership skills

· Employ good teaching and leadership techniques in providing quality instruction

· Take full responsibility for the program areas of camp or assigned activity, including developing rules and procedures, ensuring adequate program supplies and maintaining or improving equipment and facilities

· Follow all rules, operating procedures, and instructions, carry and use properly the necessary equipment during activities, know and follow established emergency procedures

· Ensure the safety and supervision of students and participants

“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

· Must be at least 18 years of age or older and have obtained high school diploma or GED

· Bachelor's degree in education, recreation, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

· Experience working with youth in Outdoor Education, Resident Camp, Day Camp or like setting preferred

· Certification or experience in the following preferred: climbing, camping, archery, hiking, biking, surfing, swimming, sailing kayaking and scuba diving

· Physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills including: standing, hiking and/or climbing for extended periods of time

· Must be able to live on-site during program season

· Current certification in First Aid and CPR- must be from one of the following:

o American Red Cross

o American Heart Association

o American Safety & Health Institute

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!