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Fitness Instructor for the Boys & Girls Club of Rockford

Wednesday, August 27, 2014  
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Date Posted: 08/27/2014
Primary Category: Student Worker
Type of Position: Student Worker
Description & Details

Fitness Instructor for the Boys & Girls Club of Rockford

  • Plan, develop, implement, evaluate and supervise developmentally appropriate fitness programs, activities and special events including Boys & Girls Club of Rockford programs.
  • Programs include Youth Fit For Life, Triple Play and Wanna Play
  • Responsibilities:
      • Reports to Unit Director/Assistant Director
      • Plans and implements programs, activities and special events for youth ages 5-17.
      • Implements and participates in the Youth Fit For Life and Triple Play programs.
      • Displays youth achievement in appropriate Youth Program areas.
      • Provides necessary program documentation for all programs implemented.
      • Plans on the spot fun activities in case of cancellation of planned activity or event.
      • Coordinates Fitness Competitions and Challenges to be completed throughout the year according to the program schedule.
      • Maintains accurate attendance records following program procedures and guidelines.
      • Enforces membership expectations and applies appropriate consequences.
      • Follows all program policies and procedures and reports concerns.
      • Assists with cleaning, organizing and preparing bulletin boards and displays in the Youth Program areas.
      • Reports all absences to Unit Director.
      • Supervises youth during field trips and special events as needed.
      • Completes other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications
      • Physical Education and/or Fitness Education and/or experience required.
      • Must have experience working with youth and coordinating activities.
      • Must be able to work hours based upon youth program schedule.
      • Must have or be able to acquire up-to-date CPR, First Aid and Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Training.
      • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
        • Ability to relate successfully with youth, parents and staff.
        • Knowledge and skill in effective and appropriate supervision of youth.
        • Must be able to work with a diverse population.
        • Ability to organize varied functions and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
        • Ability to establish and maintain a positive learning environment and meets program guidelines, goals and objectives.
        • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate art activities for youth.
        • Ability to work in a team environment.
How to Apply / Contact
INTERESTED APPLICANTS: Should contact Maurice West at to request an interview.  Please bring your work authorization card and student employment application to the interview.

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