Learn & Play Associate - Tri Lakes at YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region in Monument, Colorado

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Applicants who apply and complete New Staff Orientation, will receive a $100 hiring incentive.

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak region is looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and patient Learn & Play Associate, whose greatest passion is to see kids learn and grow, to join our Learn & Play team . Each day, our Learn & Play Associates have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the children, creating joy in each child's life by teaching through play and hands-on activities.
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Learn & Play Associate will give leadership, direction, and supervision to children and participants in youth programs. You play a key role in ensuring that program participants have a safe, supportive, positive, interactive and enriching program experience that welcomes and respects all individuals while providing programmed activities.



Tri-Lakes -
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 11:00am


Minimum age of 17 years
Experience with children leading recreational activities preferred


Help prepare, plan and implement a weekly curriculum
Supervise and participate with participants during all large and small group activities.
Provide discipline for participants that are age appropriate and maintains respect for the child.
Possess a working knowledge of safety and emergency procedures and be able to exercise sound judgment.
Demonstrate proper care and storage of equipment and supplies.
Communicate effectively with all other staff, parents, and children.
Primary Responder for all accidents and incidents.
Supervise locker rooms and swim with children.
Complete routine and required forms to include, but not limited to: attendance records, observation records, and incident and injury reports.
Prepare snack or meals as assigned.
May be required to work hours outside of normal work schedule for trainings, extended program hours, PEAK, or association events.


Free Family Membership
Program discounts:

50% off - Personal Training, Private Swim Lessons, Resident Camp
100% off - Before & After School Care; Day Camp; Swim Lessons; Sports, Enrichment and Ignite/Small Group training

Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Sick Time

Support the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region's commitment to child abuse prevention by:

Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

The YMCA has zero tolerance for abuse. We will report all suspected and/or allegations of abuse to the state and federal law.

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is a Drug and Alcohol Free work environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

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