YMCA Hiring - Youth Coaches!

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The Northfield Area YMCA is hiring youth coaches. For further information, please contact visit our website (to include an employment application) or call 507-645-0088.  You may send application to info@northfieldymca.org or mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057.  More details about these and other positions are available on our website at www.northfieldymca.org (under "About Us" and "Jobs").

Coaches   This position works each week with kids (ages 3-10) in a variety of youth programs from kickball to basketball to floor hockey.  Classes typically run 5 or 7 weeks long (once or twice a week) and are a ton of fun.  Coaches work in teams of 2-3 – no need to be an expert in any particular ‘sport’ area – just provide direction and have fun. 

Youth class time options: 

Classes run morning and/or afternoon and/or evening.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for instructing children in weekly 45 min or 1 hour youth programs such as kickball, floor hockey, t-ball.   Need not be experienced in specific youth program or sport but must have ability to direct and work with kids.
  • Responsible for implementing curriculum..
  • Provide a safe, enjoyable experience to all program participants.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be self-directed, motivated, organized and creative.
  • Ability and interest in working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong communication and mediation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background instructing children in youth programs.