Job Code: MRYYD01

Petite Feet Dance Class Instructor

Category: Youth Development
Location: YMCA of the Monterey Peninsula

Job Type: Part-Time
Rate: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour


Under the direction of the Senior Program Director, the Dance Instructor will provide instruction and leadership for our new “Petite Feet” class catered to our youngest dancers in the community.  

Essential Functions

  • Provides direct leadership to assigned class, working to provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment for children and YMCA staff.
  • Develop an appreciation for dance to our participants and parents in a non-competitive environment.
  • Develops, promotes and conducts events and activities to involve the families of program participants.
  • Attends, participates and promotes site staff participation in branch and association-wide staff training events.
  • Implements and maintains YMCA quality control standards and guidelines.
  • Transfers to alternative sites as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Live Scan clearance
  • Completed 12-semester units or the equivalent quarter units in child development, child and family development, or elementary education at hire and 3-semester units or the equivalent quarter units in administration or staff relations. (this is a non-negotiable requirement)
  • Previous experience working with children in a program setting preferred
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred
  • Must pass the State of California criminal background check


Benefits include a free individual YMCA membership and 8% employer paid retirement upon eligibility.


Email your resume or completed application to Ashley Eisemann at You may also drop off a resume or completed application in person at the YMCA of the Monterey Peninsula, located at 600 Camino El Estero in Monterey.

We are an equal opportunity employer.