The Salvation Army - Metro Division Kroc Center - Health & Recreation Specialist in Omaha, Nebraska
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The Kroc Center is an ENERGIZING, FUN, FAST-PACED recreation and education center providing opportunities for people to connect, experience personal growth, and develop relationships. The Kroc is a world-class facility and a Nebraska treasure supporting the community and its members with fulfilling and family friendly programs and activities.
Our team members thrive on serving others and making a difference in our community. A positive attitude, fun-loving spirit and a desire to be part of something bigger is a must. If you have a servant’s heart and a drive for excellence to help us achieve our mission, then we want you to be part of our team!
Job Summary/Primary Purpose:The Health & Recreation Specialist is responsible for leading multiple activities as directed, assists in executing approved programming in the sports, recreation, and fitness areas.
Work Schedule: Part-time up to 19 hours per week (2 positions); Part-time 20-29 hours per week (1 position)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Considerately and patiently enforce Kroc Center rules to provide a safe environment for all.
Perform all fitness orientations, lead programs, and oversee group activities pertaining to both fitness and sports & recreation areas as needed.
Assure any emergency response follows TSA policy and clear and concise documentation is completed.
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the fitness, sports/gym programs and facilities as directed by management.
Promote a culture in which excellent customer hospitality thrives, all guests feel welcome, and events and programming are well attended.
Provide support and guidance as needed to Health & Recreation staff as directed by management.
Assist in the cleaning, maintenance, and inventory management of the assigned program area.
Ensure all safety standards are met and maintain certifications performing all in service requirements and attending all department meetings.
Assist with tracking statistical information and proactively providing summary information and reports to management as required.
Actively participate in community events and outreach in order to effectively promote utilization of the Kroc Center as assigned by the Kroc Officers.
All other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
Prefer at least 6 months of experience in teaching activities related to fitness, sports and/or recreation.
Experience working with adults, youth and children.
Working knowledge of general safety guidelines of fitness,sports and/or recreation
Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.
Good communication skills including interpersonal skills.
English proficiency required; Spanish language skills helpful.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Exceptional flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously.
Ability to collaborate and work within a team.
Attention to detail, creative problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters
Strong independent judgement.
General computer knowledge is required to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.
Other Qualifications:Must pass all applicable background checks.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Cardiovascular Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR/AED/First Aid) certification is required within the first 90 days of employment and must be maintained on a bi-yearly basis.
Must successfully complete Safe from Harm training as established by The Salvation Army.
A minimum of one certification from a nationally recognized organization in the sports, recreation, or fitness field is preferred.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Provides frequent outdoor supervision of programs during spring and summer months. Must have the ability to lead activities that require physical activity. Otherphysical requirements include good speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual dexterity. Ability to stand, bend and reach for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment. This position will require the ability to lift and/or move more than 50 pounds occasionally.
Working Conditions: The majority of the workday will be in a mixed environment including offices, service counters, and other program spaces. In addition, portions of the primary work facility may be considered humid (outdoor fields, areas) while other locations (gymnasium, fitness decks and fitness studios) may be considered moderately loud in nature.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
The Salvation Army Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Purpose Statement
Inspire people to discover their God given talents and develop their potential through artistic, educational, physical, and spiritual experiences in a Christ-centered atmosphere.
CategoryHealth & Recreation