Yoga Instructor

Selfhelp Community Services Inc.

Bayside, NY


Position summary

Position Summary: Prepares and conducts classes, including coordinating the curriculum, schedule, instruction, supervision, and supplies for classes, and assist in the overall administration of the Yoga/Exercise program.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Teach or lead Yoga classes to seniors.
  2. Develop teaching materials, and otherwise prepare class materials.
  3. Ensure any necessary equipment is set up and ready for use.
  4. Supervise use of equipment and disposition of materials.
  5. Record attendance and record contributions, collect contributions and deliver money and records to Program Director.
  6. Record work hours on timesheet and submits to Program Director.
  7. Elicit participants’ recommendations to improve the class; meet with Social Work Staff to determine satisfaction and implementation of new ideas and addresses any specific needs of membership.
  8. Mediate any disputes that may arise within group, and communicate and needs or complaints of senior citizens to the Program Director.
  9. Recruit new students as appropriate.
  10. Meet with Program Director to plan and develop programs, and otherwise discuss program ideas, issues, and receive feedback.
  11. Call Director to advise them when unable to come to work.
  12. Perform other duties as required or assigned.
  13. Adhere to organization’s standards by completing annual mandatory trainings in a timely manner on topics including – but not limited to – Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, IT Security Awareness, Compliance, OSHA, HIPAA and any other training the organization may deem necessary in regards to regulatory compliance or good business practices.
  14. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers.
  15. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance and health and safety standards.

Salary range: $ https://30.00 - $https://36.00 per hour commensurate with experience 

Job Competencies & Minimum Qualifications:

  1. At least one year related yoga/exercise instruction experience and/or training in related area
  2. Certification in Yoga Instruction preferred
  3. Experience working with geriatric population preferred, Excellent customer service skills
  4. Able to multi-task and work independently with a great attention to detail

Working Conditions/Physical Demand:

  1. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  2. Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of exposure to pathogens.