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Camp Name: Cross Island YMCA

Camp Location: Bellerose, NY

Camp Description: The YMCA of Greater New York is the largest youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 23 branches and more than 140 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three camp sites and an upstate conference center.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Greater New York

YMCA Location: New York, NY

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Cross Island YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will assist in the successful operation of the Summer Camp team. Gymnastics Recreation Specialists have the opportunity to work with many different campers and counselors during the summer, teaching young people unique skills and exploring their talents. She/he will be responsible for developing curriculum, lesson plans and introducing children to the gymnastics concepts. Primary Responsibilities: • Introduce children to the basic fundamental concepts of gymnastics. • Assist in safely setting up, removing and inspecting equipment. • Assist in safe and proper spotting of drills and perform drills and demos pertaining to gymnastics. • Weave healthy lifestyle concepts into each lesson (nutrition, lifelong exercise habits, etc.). • Ensure that gymnastics program is in compliance with YMCA standards and policies. • Provide leadership, teaching or instructional ability within a specific field or discipline. • Supervise, participate, and administer recreational activities for children in grades Pre-K to 8. • Provide a safe and fun environment for participants in the Summer Camp program. • Plan activities and events that are exciting, challenging and value based. • Work cooperatively with professional staff, counselors and other departments. • Keep records of lessons and attendance. • Follow all guidelines regarding summer trips and travel. • Adhere to all Y Youth and Teen Program standards. Secondary Responsibilities: • Participate in planning/involvement of special activities such as theme days, field trips and all camp activities. • Perform specific scheduled duties such as swimming lookout, arrival and departure and lunch duty. • Attend 30 hours of pre-camp staff training. • Fully support Summer Learning Initiatives. Qualifications: • High school education; college preferred. • 2 years of experience coordinating program specific activities, preferably in an academic, after school, camp or recreational setting.

Salary Information: $10.00 P/H - $15.00 P/H

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Gymnastics Recreation Specialist” to or to: Cross Island YMCA Attn.: Camp Director 238-10 Hillside Avenue Bellerose, NY 11426 New York City’s YMCA | WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

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Contact: Tyronza k Murray

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