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Join our childcare team! Our Before & Afterschool Counselor position provides direct supervision to a group of children in our before and after school program and days out program at Williams, Riddle, Cumberland and Neoga schools. Our staff provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. Applicant must have afternoon/evening availability after school. To apply, complete our online application, and email it to mboyd@mattoonymca.org or call Macie at (217) 234-9494 for more information.

Essential Functions:

  1. Supervises a group of children.
  2. Prepares and leads group activities, serves snack, and assists with homework.
  3. Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values.
  4. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.  Maintain strict cleaning and sanitation schedule.
  5. Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, incident/accident reporting, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  7. Maintains positive relations and communication with youth, guardians, school personnel, supervisor, and staff.
  8. Enforces appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.  Strives to provide for the safety of each child in his/her care.  Administers basic First Aid as needed.
  9. Applies appropriate behavior management techniques.
  10. Performs other duties for the betterment of the program as needed or directed.

At the Y, we are passionate about youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We’re looking for Swim Lesson Instructors! No experience is necessary- just a passion for teaching children and creating a safe environment in the pool. We’ll teach you the rest! The right candidate will have evening and Saturday morning availability. To apply, complete our online application, and email it to asears@mattoonymca.org or call AJ at (217) 234-9494 for more information.

At the Y, we are passionate about youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We are looking to add new, energetic group fitness instructors to our wellness team. The ideal applicant is passionate about helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle. Certification and previous experience is preferred but not required.

Position Summary:

Instructs group classes, provides excellent service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  1. Leads group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
  2. Conducts energizing, fun, safe, and educational classes.
  3. Records classes for Virtual Y as directed by supervisor.
  4. Builds effective relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.
  5. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
  6. Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  7. Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

At the Y, we are passionate about youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We’re looking for Sports Officials at both our Mattoon and Toledo facilities. This is a great part-time opportunity for anyone who wants to be a great role model for youth. Officials are responsible for conducting both youth and adult sports in a safe and consistent manner. The Sports Official is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of each participant enrolled in the program. Must demonstrate leadership, show active participation and enthusiasm on the court or field in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Mattoon Area Family YMCA. Sports may include: Indoor and Outdoor Soccer, Basketball, and Volleyball. Position would require some evenings and weekends. To apply, complete our application online and submit with your resume to Alex at acarie@mattoonymca.org.

Apply at https://mattoonymca.org/employment/