Job Code: 2

Gymnastics Instructor

Category: All Branches
Location: Downtown Branch & East Branch YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time


Provides direct supervision and instruction to a group of children. Creates positive, nurturing relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with parents/caregivers. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth in the gymnastics program as part of the overall program experience.


Free YMCA Membership


  • Must be available on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:45pm-9:00pm.
  • Physically able to spot participants and move equipment.
  • Pay based on experience.
  • Understands and demonstrates the YMCA Philosophy and core values.
  • Supervises a group of children.
  • Plans and implements program activities that is culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings. 
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must have previous experience in teaching and/or coaching gymnastics for children in all age groups
  • Participation in spotting and teaching clinics at the YMCA and other trainings.
  • Ability to work with the general public-good communication skills
  • Believe in the YMCA philosophy and YMCA Mission.
  • Current certifications in CPR/First Aid and relevant skills
  • Have a desire to work with and care for children; enjoy athletics and leisure sports.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program a