Job Code: CE

Dance Instructor

Category: Sports
Location: Central Y

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Elisa Hennies


Instructs dance classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and youth development and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.



The Lake County YMCA is seeking Dance Instructors at the Central Y. This is a pert time position working primarily Saturday mornings. The job description and qualifications are listed below.Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Interested parties should submit a resume outlining qualifications to [email protected]. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  1. Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational dance classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
  2. Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living.
  3. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.
  4. Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
  1. General knowledge of dance.
  2. Experience working with children ages 3-12.
  3. Technical skills and experience in the area of dance (ballet, jazz, urban line, hip hop, etc..)
  4. Knowledge and ability to manage program participants, equipment and resources.
  5. Ability to delegate appropriate responsibilities to adult/teen volunteers to accomplish necessary duties.
  6. At least 18 years of age.
  1. Ability to conduct classes and activities.
  2. Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position; including leading class, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting.

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