- 1 month ago
- Employment type
- Independent Contractor
- Los Angeles
- Closing date
About this organization
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles (BGCMLA) is a scalable and sustainable solution to reversing the opportunity crises facing some of the most vulnerable youth in marginalized neighborhoods of Los Angeles. BGCMLA is designed to increase programmatic offerings and to serve a more significant number of youth in the areas of Metro Los Angeles. Our mission is to create a safe space that empowers all Club members to Learn, Explore, Achieve, and Dream (L.E.A.D.).
About this job
The position of Tennis Instructor – Independent Contractor is responsible for planning, instructing, implementing, and evaluating program outcomes for the Challengers Tennis Academy program. In addition, the position also provides supervision and promotes engagement of club members and ensures a safe and supportive environment for club members by promoting positive relationships.
Roles & responsibilities
Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
Promotes and stimulates program participation.
Orients new members programs, special events, and opportunities as well as club safety, program, and disciplinary rules.
Provides guidance and role modeling to members.
Provides beginner through advanced instruction.
Performs racquet stringing.
May participate in training / educational opportunities to expand knowledge and skills.
Additional duties as assigned.
Instructs, implements, monitors, and evaluates programs, services, and activities for members.
Develops and posts weekly and monthly program plans.
Monitors and evaluates programs, services, and activities to ensure safety of members and quality in programs.
Recognizes club members for program participation and achievement.
Maintains records to track attendance and participation.
Recommends development of new programs / enhancement of existing programming.
High School diploma or GED.
Combined experience and / or formal training equivalent to a minimum of two years
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
Ability to navigate technology: iPad/laptop.
Hold a valid drivers’ license and pass motor vehicle driving record check.
Pass criminal background check.
Currently enrolled in a course of higher education or have received a degree from an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
College tennis experience strongly preferred.
1-2 years or more of tennis teaching experience
CPR and First Aid Certifications
Commitment to be USPTA and/or PTR certified.
Prior experience working in a Boys & Girls Club.
MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKDAY AFTERNOONS
Must have availability for up to 7 hours per week, (typically 1.5 hour per day)
Classes are one hour long (plus 15 minute before/after class)
Start times vary depending on the weekday
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY and SKILLS
Knowledge of subject matter within core areas and youth development in general.
Understanding of the fundamentals and development of gross motor skills.
Skilled in creative planning, instructing, and implementing of quality youth programs, organizational /and project management, and working toward positive outcomes.
Ability to deal effectively with members, including disciplinary issues.
Demonstrated ability in relationship building and working with young people and parents.
Ability to demonstrate a professional manner in all interactions, able to facilitate a diverse group of youth effectively, and to organize time well and focus on completing assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additionally, reaching with hands and arms; climbing or balancing; stooping, kneeling, running, bending, crouching, or crawling; frequent interruptions via in-person contact, phone calls, and email are expected. Occasional travel may be required to support club transportation needs within BGCMLA provided vehicles. Physical exertion may be required to lift supplies and equipment.
Frequently works in outdoor weather conditions, but occasionally indoors in the clubhouse or other club facilities.
Work is performed mainly during club hours; however, incumbent may be required to attend meetings or agency events outside regular office hours.
COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT
We have a responsibility to provide working conditions that mitigate any direct threat to the health and safety of our employees and others affiliated with BGCMLA and the broader community. BGCMLA employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for accommodation.
For more information and to complete the online application, please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=113313&clientkey=B820733E4F3B83522552856CD1466CC4