OrthoIndy Foundation- Program Instructor II- Youth Dance/Tumbling

5315 Lafayette Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46254, USA Req #801
Friday, November 13, 2020

TITLE: Program Instructor II-Dance ASSOCIATION: Greater Indianapolis


FLSA STATUS: Part-time/Non-Exempt DATE: January 2006 GRADE: 3


To put Christian principles into practice through programs that will enhance personal growth and improve health of spirit, mind and body for all.


The Program Instructor II-Dance will be primarily responsible for planning and implementing curriculum/related activities and instruction and providing quality leadership and supervision in dance classes, while maintaining a safe, non-competitive environment for YMCA members.


Ø A minimum of 18 years of age and a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Ø 2-3 years experience instructing preferred.

Ø Basic knowledge of skills/techniques used in dance preferred.

Ø Ability to demonstrate basic technique and form.

Ø Ability to communicate with preschool to middle school aged children.

Ø Visually inspect participation space for safety.

Ø Maintain current certifications in First Aid, Safety & Risk Management, Child Abuse Prevention and New Employee Orientation or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment.


Ø Supervise participants during class in order to ensure safety.

Ø Introduce yourself and make efforts to recognize members on subsequent visits.

Ø Develop and maintain relationships that promote the building of small communities.

Ø Create a motivating environment that is friendly and non-competitive.

Ø Arrive for shift on time and dressed appropriately following the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis dress code.

Ø Assist in the set-up and take down of equipment (if applicable to the class).

Ø Assist/lead class in a safe warm-up.

Ø Be attentive and ready to assist participants on all skills.

Ø Provide positive and instructional feedback to participants on skill attempts.

Ø Provide coverage for classes in case of your absence and notify the Program Coordinator.

Ø Provide safe programs and environment for all participants, volunteers and staff.

Ø Be a positive role model and conduct self in accordance with the YMCA Mission.

Ø Incorporate and encourage the use of the YMCA core values.

Ø Attend scheduled department meetings and training offered.

Ø Actively participate in the Invest-In-Youth annual campaign.

Ø Assist with other projects or activities as needed.

Ø Acquaint members with other YMCA programs and benefits.


Ø Ability to lift 40 pounds, spot 80 pounds, transport, set-up and take down equipment.

Ø Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.

Ø Ability to project voice so participants can hear skill instructions.

Ø Ability to visibly observe program participants.

Ø Ability to visually inspect equipment and report any cleaning or repairs needed.

Ø Ability to crouch and bend/twist at the waist and work in a kneeling position.

Ø Ability to perform repetitive motions.

Ø Ability to communicate effectively with participants, staff and volunteers.

Ø Ability to demonstrate and lead activities.

Ø Ability to solve problems/address participant concerns and use sound judgment even when distracted by noise and activity.

Ø Ability to observe and promote safety and security procedures.

Ø Ability to physically and mentally respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid effectively.


· Be informed and up-to-date on the latest developments in your field.

· Acquaint members with other YMCA programs and benefits.

· Develop relationships that promote the building of small communities.

· Recommend participation in a variety of programs.

· Support our YMCA annual campaign, and invite members to participate.

· Be able to articulate the role and importance of volunteers.

· Be informed about volunteer opportunities.

· Provide an environment in which valuing diversity is encouraged and the 40 Developmental Assets can be built and emphasized.


· Maintain/increase enrollment in classes.

· Positive evaluations by participants or parents.

· Equipment is maintained in a clean, safe and appropriate manner.

· Evidence of attended YMCA certifications and trainings as required by Association, Branch, and Program Director. Copies will be kept on file.

· Evidence of knowledge of Membership By Design, building of small communities within the Sports Department.

Other details

  • Job Function SERV1
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 5315 Lafayette Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46254, USA