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Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 9:08 PM

This vacancy is a great opportunity to be a part of a team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others : all which are the essential building blocks for strong kids, strong families and strong communities. GENERAL FUNCTIONProvide support, facilitation, and implementation of standard curriculum to participants in the YMCAs Chronic Disease Prevention Programs.Provide curriculum to class participants in effective, meaningful and compelling ways.Encourage group participation and interaction through the use of open:ended questions and facilitate commitment and retention of participants.Create a motivating environment that is friendly and non:competitive.Foster relationships with and between participants.Make learning a shared responsibility for the group.Prepare before each class (i.e. review participants food and activity trackers, Provide curriculum to class participants in effective, meaningful and compelling ways.Encourage group participation and interaction through the use of open:ended questions and facilitate commitment and retention of participants.Create a motivating environment that is friendly and non:competitive.Foster relationships with and between participants.Make learning a shared responsibility for the group.Prepare before each class (i.e. review participants food and activity trackers, lesson plan, content for class, reminder call to participants).Provide accessibility to participants both before and after sessions to answer questions and follow:up on any questions that cannot be answered during class time. Follow:up with participants outside of class if they are unable to attend (provide an in:person make:up session opportunity).Support and encourage goal writing on a weekly basis. Record weekly data for each participant (attendance, body weight, physical activity total weekly minutes, etc.).Arrive for class on time and dressed appropriately.Two or more years experience, certification or degree in specialized area such as social work or chronic disease.State approved first aid and CPR certification required. Commitment to and support of the YMCA mission, vision and goals of Activate Americas focus on health seekers.Must have strong communication skills, the ability to build strong relationships with individuals and build community within a group, and have empathy for health seekers.Must be flexible to work with a wide variety of people; detail, data and computer savvy.Knowledge of basic health, nutrition, and fitness is encouraged and understanding of behavior change required.Familiarity and proficiency with Listen First or motivational interviewing highly encouraged.Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak other languages in addition to English may be petencies for success at the Y:Values : Strengthens the Ys culture by demonstrating the values of the Y : honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility : in every aspect of clusion : Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.Develop Self and Others : Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.Quality Results : Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.Change Capacity : Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Ys spire Others : Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.Be

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• Location: Seattle

• Post ID: 54659887 seattle
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