Recreation Assistant (Gymnastic Focused)
YMCA Auckland
Ellerslie Leisure Centre, NZ
5d ago

We are looking for a Recreation Assistant with a Gymnastics focus to join our centre based in Ellerslie. This is a Casual role and we are looking for someone to work on Thursdays from 3pm to 6 : 15pm.

There will be additional hours depending if cover is needed. Please do note that the hours and days of work may vary each week depending on cover needed and the roster.

What will you be doing?

  • Instruct children’s Gymnastics classes and activities in a professional manner
  • Ensure a quality learning experience for all participants
  • Monitor Children’s progression in classes
  • Other roles to be picked up on a casual basis as required e.g. Birthday Party Instructor etc.
  • What experience / skills do you need?

  • Personal Gymnastics / Cheer / Dance experience in the past or current
  • Experience coaching or in sports officiating
  • Experience working with children e.g. babysitting, coaching
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good Time Management and Organisational skills
  • General work experience covering lines of responsibility and work ethics
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Empathy for children - Their development and their cultural background
  • What the YMCA offers :

  • Specific job and safeguarding training with opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • A great team, organisational culture
  • Career opportunities
  • YMCA buying privileges and discounts

    You probably know the song, but did you also know that YMCA North employs around 700 employees across Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua?

    Our operations include facility management, health and fitness, early childhood education, before and after school care, holiday programmes, accommodation, outdoor camps, recreation, aquatic, fundraising and youth programmes.

    As a not for profit, for over 165 years YMCA has been about families. Join us and know that you’re contributing to building strong kids, families and communities now and for many years to come.

    YMCA is able to offer great opportunities for personal development and career advancement. We provide real career pathways and job opportunities in a fun, community-focused environment.

    We are proud to have a great mix of people of all ages and cultures within our teams who love their work and all contribute to our diverse company culture.

    We live by our values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.


    YMCA North is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent.

    Staff will be required to attend Safeguarding workshops, trainings and online modules to comply with YMCA North Safeguarding Policy.

    The successful applicant will need to return a satisfactory Police Record Check before commencement of Employment.

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