Learn, Grow and Thrive with a Career at the Y
Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation's health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.
Fitness Floor Attendant
Job Description General Function:
Works under the direct supervision of the Health and Wellness Director in harmony with the Christian values and purpose of the YMCA. The Fitness Floor Supervisor will be directly responsible and accountable for providing the highest quality of service to members and the community at large.
The Fitness Floor Supervisor must demonstrate a personal commitment to the mission of the YMCA. He/She must set the example for others to follow. Good communication skills (written and verbal) are essential, along with the ability to work effectively with people as a team. Must be able to sell the programs and services of the YMCA, dress professionally to fit the task, friendly, and exhibit good health habits. This position requires good organizational skills, strong human relation skills, and the ability to adapt to a changing environment. The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with staff, volunteers, members, and guests are essential.
- Work closely with the Health and Wellness Director to develop the needs of the Health and Wellness Department.
- Conduct orientations that are scheduled in the computer, as well as, “on the spot” orientations.
- Maintain order in the fitness areas by ensuring that the YMCA members and guests are following YMCA rules and regulations regarding use of equipment.
- Clean cardio machines and strength training equipment.
- Clean floors in program areas regularly to remove dust, dirt, and perspiration marks.
- Clean and organize the Group Exercise Room and Multi-Purpose Room.
- Refill spray bottles as needed.
- Restock small towels in the program areas as needed.
- Report damaged/broken equipment to the Health and Wellness Director and post “out of order” signs when needed.
- Dust windowsills, facings, power cords, and magazine racks at least twice a week.
- Straighten magazines and discard outdated or worn magazines.
- Spot clean windows with window cleaner as needed.
- Attend meetings when requested.
- Participate in fundraising events.
- Participate in delivery of services to members to ensure excellence.
- Create a positive working environment where everyone feels welcome, and encourage and motivate others to become more involved in the YMCA.
The Fitness Floor Attendant will report directly to the Health and Wellness Director, He/She will be responsible for the successful delivery and development of the Health and Wellness Program.
The Fitness Floor Attendant will have specific knowledge of exercise training, with advanced knowledge of training on all of the YMCA fitness equipment. A current Adult CPR and AED certification is required. Must be at least 18 years of age. A nationally recognized group fitness certification (ACE, AFAA, YMCA, etc.) and/or a nationally known personal trainer certification (ACSM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA, etc.) is preferred.
- Standing for long periods of time, up to 8 hours per shift
- Lifting and carrying up to 100lbs
- Time outdoors
- Working with chemicals
- Must be able to perform the physical duties of the activities of which you supervise
Hiring rate: $7.50 - $8.00 per hour
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 1:30pm
Group Exercise Instructor
Department: Health & Wellness
Posting Date: 10/20/2017
Wages: $12 per hour
General Function: Works under the direct supervision of the Health and Wellness Director in harmony with the Christian values and the purpose of the YMCA. The Group Exercise Instructor will be directly responsible and accountable for assisting in the development and supervision of the Group Exercise Program.
Know How: The Group Exercise Instructor must demonstrate a personal commitment to the mission of the YMCA. He/She must set the example for other to follow. Good communication skills (written and verbal) are essential, along with the ability to work effectively with people as a team. Must be able to promote the programs and services of the YMCA, dress appropriately to fit the task, friendly, and exhibit good health habits. This position requires good organizational skills, strong human relation skills, and the ability to adapt to a changing environment. The ability to maintain harmonious relationships with staff, volunteers, members, and guests are essential.
- Work closely with the Health and Wellness Director to develop the needs of the Group Exercise Program
- Find appropriate substitute coverage and substitute for other Group Exercise Instructors as needed
- Create a positive working environment and encourage and motivate others to become more involved in the YMCA
- Maintain and evaluate the current Group Exercise equipment, reporting the needs of the program to the Health and Wellness Director
- Plan and implement new classes, employing new music and choreography to maintain member interest
- Demonstrate proper form/technique and verbally cue members; correct form is necessary
- Set-up, store, and secure equipment upon completion of class
- The Group Exercise Instructor will maintain their certifications and stay current with exercise techniques
- Attend meetings when requested
- Participate in fundraising events
Accountability: The Group Exercise Instructor will report directly to the Health and Wellness Director. He/She will be responsible for the successful delivery and development of the Group Exercise Program.
Position Requirements: Must have specific knowledge of exercise training in regard to the classes that are taught; current Adult CPR and AED certification; a national recognized group fitness certification (ACE, AFAA, YMCA, etc. and/or a nationally recognized personal trainer certification (ACSM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA, etc.)
Posting Date: 12/17/2018
Wages: $7.25 - $10.00 per hour
General Function: Under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Director in harmony with the Christian values and purpose of this Association and in accordance with the policies of the Association, the Lifeguard will be directly responsible and accountable for the management and safety and quality of the delivery of Aquatic programs and services.
- Oversees safety and quality of delivery of programs and services and provides appropriate feedback.
- Displays excellent verbal and written communications skills with members, guests, staff and volunteers.
- Maintain constant surveillance of pool water and deck areas.
- Enforce aquatic rules and procedures. Know emergency procedures.
- Assists in creating a positive welcoming environment for members, guests and staff to achieve the YMCA mission.
- Provides daily status report of activity to Aquatics Director and/or Aquatic Coordinator.
- Maintain order in pool areas insuring members and guests follow all YMCA rules.
- Maintain clean and orderly aquatic area and equipment.
- Documents, and communicates to appropriate staff, deficiencies in YMCA building and equipment.
- Flexibility to work days nights weekends and holidays.
- Participate in YMCA fundraising initiatives.
- Maintain pools & pool areas within good practice guidelines & regulations.
- Lifeguard and teach aquatic programs as needed.
- Handle customer questions, complaints, etc. in a professional manner.
- Rotate opening & closing of pools with guard team.
- Assist Aquatic Director in the process of developing grants, contracted services, volunteerism, collaborative efforts, and new programs and links to services to promote overall YMCA initiatives.
- Attend meetings when requested.
- Participate in fundraising events.
- Participate in delivery of services to members to ensure excellence.
- Other supervisory duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Ability:
- Work closely and have good communication with the Aquatics Director and/or Aquatics Coordinator.
- Set a positive example for subordinate staff to follow in work ethic, communication skills, attitude, resourcefulness, and professionalism.
- Computer literacy including proficiency of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and the ability to learn and effectively use other YMCA specific software.
- Demonstrated excellence interpersonal and customer service/relations skills including verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with a wide variety of people including YMCA personnel, public, and volunteers.
- Demonstrates the Y core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility through all daily activities and responsibilities.
- Must demonstrate strong attention to detail.
- Solid organizational skills to coordinate multiple responsibilities efficiently with the ability to meet required deadlines.
- Must be able to maintain appropriate confidentially of sensitive financial, personal, and member information.
- Current Lifeguard certification.
- At least 15 years of age.
- Must be able to lift, pull, and carry up to 50 lbs.
- Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, bend, twist.
- While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to practice good listening skills, and speak clearly.
- Work outside in varying weather conditions.
- Proficient swimming ability as required to maintain certifications.
Accountability: The Group Exercise Instructor will report directly to the Aquatics Director.
Director of Financial Development
The Director of Financial Development will provide strategic leadership in all areas of financial development including, but not limited to, advancing the YMCA’s mission through the Annual Campaign, Heritage Club, Grant Writing, and Capital Campaigns. The New Director will work with and as part of the YMCA Leadership Team to achieve goals. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled relationship builder who can build on the existing strengths of our Financial Development initiatives.
- Baccalaureate undergraduate degree.
- 5+ years of successful fundraising experience.
- Foundation and government grant writing expertise.
- Strong problem solving skills, and the ability to relate to top community leader and diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written
- CFRE or equivalent preferred.
- Responsible for managing, recruiting, and training of staff and volunteers in all phases of Financial Development ; developing and executing vision, policies, and procedures for the department
- Responsible for being staff liaison to the Financial Development Committee, recruiting members, developing agenda, etc.
- Responsible for planning, managing and the implementation of Capital Development and other special development initiatives while working with Board Leadership.
- Responsible for planning, managing and the implementation of the Heritage Club planned giving program and other special development activities while working with Board Leadership.
- Responsible for planning, managing, and the implementation of the Annual Campaign and other special development initiatives while working with Board Leadership.
- Serves as major gifts officer and maintains an active list of donor prospects for his/her personal cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
- Coordinates major gifts solicitations and ensures that he/she, the CEO, and Board Leadership maintain an active list of donor prospects for their personal cultivation,solicitation and stewardship.
- Coordinates visits with major donors, prospects and friends of the Y.
- Sets strategy for the planning of all annual recognition events for financial development.
- Responsible for all Financial Development data management.
- Works closely with the Marketing Director to sets strategy for the marketing, communication and development messages for all Development initiatives.
- Working closely with the Marketing Director, coordinates financial development activities, sends correspondence, and communicates with the Board of Directors.
- Sets strategy for the recognition program for all donors in consultation with the CEO and the Board Leadership.
- Sets strategy for all campaign efforts including: case for giving, donor cultivation, donor recognition, volunteer recruitment, volunteer engagement.
- Coordinates major gifts solicitations and ensures that the CEO and the Board leadership have appropriate strategies and collateral in place for solicitations
- Sets vision for the Comprehensive Campaign working closely with CEO and Board leadership including meeting management and volunteer engagement.
- Communicates regularly with campaign leadership and Board of Directors ensuring strong information flow between the groups
- Ensures that specific branch campaigns are in alignment with overall association strategies and that communication between branch efforts and association efforts are well coordinated
- Foundation and Grant writing expertise to assist and coordinate all grants.
- Other duties and responsibilities assigned by CEO
- Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies
Mission Advancement: Incorporates the Y’s mission and values into the organization’s vision and strategies. Ensures Community engagement; promotes the global nature of the Y. Leads a culture of volunteerism ensuring engagement, inclusion, and ownership. Leads a culture of philanthropy.
Collaboration: Advocates for and institutionalizes inclusion and diversity throughout the organization. Initiates the development of relationships with influential community leaders to impact and strengthen the community. Is recognized as an inspirational community leader who navigates complex political and social circles with ease. Communicates to engage and inspire people within and outside the Y. Ensures that a talent management system is in place and is executed effectively.
Operational Effectiveness: Possesses penetrating insight and strong strategic and critical thinking skills. Invests resources in well-designed innovation initiatives. Creates a structure to deliver organization-wide results to achieve objectives. Develops and implements stewardship strategies. Determines benchmarks and ensures appropriate leadership to meet objectives.
Personal Growth: Creates a learning organization. Effectively drives change by leveraging resources and creating alignment to expand organizational opportunities. Shares authority and demonstrates courage and humility. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
CFRE or equivalent preferred.
How to Apply:
Apply by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resumes Accepted Until3/1/2019