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Community Programs Instructor

Posted: 06/23/2023

This position will spend approximately 50% of their time working with Community Programs and 50%
of their time working with the East Valley Program Team. The Community Programs Instructor will be
responsible for providing a physically and emotionally safe environment for all in the Aftercare
program that allows for them to have fun, enjoy new experiences and develop positive relationships
with their peers. Additionally, they will assist the children with homework, reading assignments and
provide support for educational programming as assigned as well as develop new engaging programs.
The Community Programs Director will also provide instruction and guidance for a wide variety of both
physical and hands-on activities along supporting community wide events such as the holiday dinner,
pumpkin party and fall farm fun day. This position is responsible for the preparation and delivery of
programs offered through the Teambuilding, and Retreats programs which include but are not limited
to guided farm and garden tours, hikes, ecology lessons, teambuilding, adventure education, archery,
boating crafts and facilitating high and low ropes elements in our East Valley.
? Provide safe supervision to assigned children at all times.
? Observe, monitor, and participate in children’s play activities.
? Efficiently redirect inappropriate student behaviors and implement the program discipline
system to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior.
? Help develop and follow daily schedules created with children’s input to meet the needs of the
entire group.
? Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room/program space and equipment before,
during, and after the program.
? Provide a positive environment that is conducive to the development of children’s peer-to-peer
? Facilitate, plan and implement programs with small groups of students and guests in a wide
variety of programs.
? Prepare, develop, and maintain program spaces and resources for use by staff and
? Serve as host for groups.
? Participate in training and development opportunities.
? Create and implement new programs that align with the goals and objectives of Frost Valley
? Serve as a substitute at the Frost Valley Day Care as needed.
? This position requires weekend work.
? Embrace the Frost Valley YMCA’s eight core values of respect, responsibility, caring, honesty,

community, diversity, stewardship and inclusion.
? Perform other duties as assigned.
? Must be 21 years of age or older
? Bachelor’s degree in Youth Development, Education, Outdoor Recreation or equivalent life
? Desire to work with children between 5-12 years of age in an active after-school setting
to create a safe, fun and supportive environment.
? Minimum two years’ experience working with youth in a camp or YMCA setting
? Possess current First Aid/CPR certification (certifications can be earned upon hire at Frost
? Excellent communication and organization skills, a strong and reliable leader
? Successful working under pressure and safety-minded in decision-making
? Available to work evenings and weekend
? Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

? The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
? Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust
? Employee may be required to traverse on rough terrain
? The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.


RATE OF PAY: $15.00 per hour, room and board included (shared on site housing with private room).
Medical/dental/life insurance effective the 1st of the month after completing 60 days.
HOW TO APPLY: For more information please contact Tonye Freeman at Send
application/resume to Human Resources: or call (845) 985-2291 ext. 258

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