Health & Fitness, Aquatics and Sports Internships

Job Title: Internship Participant  |  Pay Grade (Per Day): $25

Reports to: Program Operations Director

Essential Functions:

  • Support the mission of the YMCA.
  • Incorporate the YMCA character development Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility in our daily routine and incorporate these character traits when interacting with staff and members.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow staff and members of all ages and background.
  • Responsible to function as a part of a team to provide quality programs and services to YMCA members and program participants
  • Assist with implementation of curriculum and rules for aquatics and sports programs.
  • Work hands-on in assisting with YMCA aquatics, fitness and sports programs, including supervision, set-up/tear down, refereeing, monitoring, score keeping, etc
  • Responsible for up keep of the YMCA Aquatics, Sports and Fitness areas and YMCA program areas.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow staff and members of all ages and background.
  • Assist with scheduling and supervising of volunteers/staff for Special Events.
  • Provide appropriate input on program schedules.
  • Available for staff meetings when necessary.
  • Keep supervisor up-to date on all relevant situations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education/Skills/Experience:

Education requirements: Pursuing a four-year degree in Recreation, Health Promotions, Exercise Science or equal experience, cpr certificate, 1st Aid and AED.

Specifically agreed upon goals will be mutually established and reviewed for student/advisor internship requirements at onset of the program year. The measurement of the Internship performance and effectiveness will be based on the accomplishment of these goals.