CPR/First Aid Instructor
Y at the Heights
Huber Heights, OH
*ASHI CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Instructor Certification*

Position Summary:

Responsible providing excellent and safe CPR and First Aid instruction, motivation, and support to YMCA staff members and other class participants.


At the YMCA, We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


Essential Functions:

  • Leads CPR and/or related classes following YMCA standards and guidelines.
  • Communicates at participants’ comprehension level.
  • Trains participants in a manner that is both demonstrative and professional.
  • Arrives 10 to 15 minutes prior to class starting to start assigned duties.
  • Communicates with appropriate Y personal to schedule classes and arrange for proper space within the branch location.
  • Sets up and teardown class equipment
  • Sanitizes equipment and checks for any equipment safety hazards, failures, damage, etc. after each class.
  • Begins and ends every class on time.
  • Takes attendance of class each time class is held.
  • Ensures participants are registered appropriately.
  • Teaches entire session of classes and will find a substitute for absences when needed.
  • Assist other instructors with substitutions in class when needed.  
  • Is courteous and gives sincere attention to members by answering questions and providing positive and regular feedback to program participants.
  • Develops positive relationships with participants and provides motivational support and guidance.
  • Knows the names of participants and uses their names when speaking with them.
  • Completes incident and accident reports as required.
  • Increases member and program participant awareness of healthy lifestyle factors.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of equipment at branch locations.
  • Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns or incidents that may need follow-up.
  • Communicates any suggestions to improve the CPR instruction programs.
  • Follows membership retention practices of the branch.
  • Maintains all current fitness and CPR certifications.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • Attends designated trainings and staff meetings.
  • Actively participates on the Annual Campaign as assigned.
  • Upholds guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook of the Association.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the director.
  • High school diploma or GED required. A 2-year college degree in Nursing/Science/related field or applicable experience is preferred.
  • Trained American Heart Association BLS Instructor with current provider cards required.
  • 1 year previous instructor experience.