Job Code: GBY

Sports Instructor

Category: Youth Sports
Location: YMCA of Greater Bergen County

Job Type: Seasonal


The YMCA of Greater Bergen County is looking for several part time Sports Instructors to provide proper instructions to participants. There are opportunities with gymnastics, soccer and basketball programs. Essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Instruct safe and effective gymnastics, soccer, and/or basketball programs.
  • Provide and demonstrate age-appropriate skills and drills.
  • Promote a professional work environment through character development by modeling the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Keep participates engaged and active at all times.
  • Greet members and acquaint new participants with class procedures to create a welcoming environment.
  • Monitor proper form and technique using positive reinforcement.
  • Plan and provide appropriate skills to motivate all participants.
  • Provide a high degree of member service through a professional relationship with members in regards to their needs, concerns and questions about the YMCA, its programs and mission.
  • Responsible for participant safety, inspect the program area, gymnasium equipment and supplies, notify supervisor of equipment in need of repair.
  • Conduct well organized classes.
  • Clean, organize and maintain safe environment during and after classes.


Professional development opportunities and complimentary use of YMCA facilities.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA/employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to extensive background check. 



  • Minimum High School Diploma.
  • At least one year or season teaching youth sports to children ages 3-17 preferred.
  • Knowledge of how to properly structure and operate sports classes for instruction purposes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Current CPR/AED certifications.


Various Schedules available:  Flexibility in work schedule required.

Gymnastics:  Mondays & Thursdays, 4-7pm;

Soccer:  Saturdays 9-11:30am;

Basketball:  Saturdays 11am-2pm;

Please submit your employment application, resume, and proof of certifications to Mary Sullivan,  with specific program of interest to Email Address: msullivan@metroymcas.,org