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  • Assistant Child Care Director

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA, a branch of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, is searching for a motivated, team-oriented leader responsible to support all aspects of daily operation of the Peanut Shell Child Care Center. The Peanut Shell Child Care Center participants range from infant to preschool. The Assistant Child Care Director will support the development, promotion, administration and successful growth of the child care program, with focus on quality control of curriculum and activities aligned with the philosophy of the YMCA. The successful candidate must believe in the core values and be driven by the mission of the organization.

     

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  • Assistant Swim Coach

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for an Assistant Swim Coach. The position is responsible in assisting in the delivery of swim practices daily; attend all practices, swim meets and special events; and guide swimmers in achieving their personal swim goals. Assistant Swim Coach must ensure the safety of all participants while making their experience enjoyable. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position and possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a professionally trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

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  • Assistant Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is seeking a Part Time Assistant Teacher for the Early Childhood Learning Center. The position is responsible for assisting teachers in implementing curriculum and providing a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for children. Greet parents at the end of the day and follow all appropriate procedures related to release of children.  All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

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  • Assistant Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA Peanut Shell Early Childhood Learning Center is seeking a Part-Time Assistant Teacher. The position is responsible for assisting teachers in implementing curriculum and providing a safe, nurturing and fun environment for children. Greet parents at the end of the day and follow all appropriate procedures related to release of children.  All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

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  • Before/After School Age Child Care

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic people to join our “Before and After School Program” staff team. This is a great opportunity for those who care to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills. All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

    The Y provides Maplewood and South Orange community with engaging programs including homework support, sports and games, arts and crafts and special events. Program serves the following elementary schools: Clinton, Jefferson, Marshall, Seth Boyden, South Mountain, South Mountain Annex, and Tuscan. Additionally, we have programs at the Civic House at Memorial Field in Maplewood and The South Mountain YMCA Program Center.

    We are currently recruiting for the following part-time positions:

     

    Site Supervisors

    Minimum Requirements: Very organized with experience leading staff and working with children in a group setting in Before/After School programs. High school diploma required, college credits/degree preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well with parents and school staff is essential.  

    Group Leaders and Group Assistants

    Minimum Requirement: Ability to lead and/or assist children with positive group activities in a nurturing environment. Candidates will be a positive role model ensuring safety of the children at all times.

    Schedule: Monday - Friday

    Before Care: some sites 7:15am - 8:30am; some sites 7:30am – 8:45am

    After Care: some sites 2:15pm - 6:30pm; some sites 2:30pm – 7:00pm.  

     

    Please email resume with cover letter specifying what position you are applying.

     

     

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  • Child Care Lead Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA Peanut Shell Early Childhood Learning Center is located in Livingston, New Jersey. With an emphasis on family, the West Essex YMCA has become an innovator in child care and other family programs and activities. This year-round center provides a wide variety of creative and motivating activities to instill a love of learning in children. State licensed, and the only Child Care Center in Livingston accredited by NAEYC (The National Association for the Education of Young Children), Peanut Shell provides a fun and nurturing environment for infants, toddlers or preschoolers.

    We are seeking a Child Care Lead Teacher for our Peanut Shell Early Learning Center. Under the general direction of the Director of Peanut Shell, the Child Care Lead Teacher is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all classroom activities. This includes maintaining the physical appearance of the classroom to meet NAEYC standards. He/she will supervise and train teacher’s assistants to comply with the YMCA’s policies and philosophy of education. The position is responsible as a liaison between the site director and families participating in the program.

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  • Communications Specialist

    Category: Marketing
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: Association Services - Livingston

    The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is seeking a Communications Specialist who can work with our mission and policies as a team player. Under the direction of the Association’s Marketing and Communications Director, the position will develop and pitch stories, as well as provide engaging media analysis; oversee digital and social media channel content; create and edit material that supports and contributes to the overall communications strategy with an understanding of the YMCA’s cause and impact.

    Essential Functions:

    • Maintain productive relationships with key reporters and outlets.
    • Develop, craft, and pitch stories; write new releases and feature articles; maintain various media lists and produce engaging media analysis reports.
    • Research, write and produce a variety of print and digital content in support of communication activities including but not limited to feature articles, social media campaigns and posts, collateral and fact sheets, video script writing and production, and presentations which are engaging for internal and external audiences.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with in-house marketing and development team to ensure strategic alignment and consistency of internal/external communication messaging.

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  • Deck Supervisor

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for Deck Supervisors to assist the Aquatics Director to ensure adherence to the Aquatic Safety Policies. Major responsibilities include but are not limited to on-deck Member Service, supervision Aquatic programs and activities, and supervision, training and scheduling of the Lifeguard staff. Additional key responsibility is to act as the leader/first responder in the event of an Emergency, either Accidental or Facility-related, in the Aquatics Department.

     

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  • Early Childhood - Group Leader

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is seeking a Part-Time Group Leader to assist the Site Supervisor in the day-to-day operations of the preschool before or after care program. The position is required to provide a high level of supervision for children and lead or assist with activities as directed by the Site Supervisor. The Group Leader works as part of a team to ensure that a safe and caring environment is provided for all children at all times.

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  • Early Childhood - Site Supervisor

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is seeking a part-time Site Supervisor to oversee day-to-day operations of the Preschool Before and/or After Care program. The position is required to provide leadership and guidance for group leaders and group assistants to provide a safe, caring, and enriching environment for children at all times. Ensure that all YMCA policies and licensing standards are met. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum, guide children’s behavior, and manage staff.

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  • Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is seeking a Full-Time Early Childhood Assistant Teacher to work with teaching team to create an environment that supports learning through play. Under the guidance of the lead teacher, Assistant Teacher is responsible to implement curriculum and provide a safe, fun, and nurturing environment for young children.

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  • Environmental Education/Conference Instructors

    Category: Environmental Education
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Are you interested in teaching children about themselves and the nature that surrounds them? Fairview Lake YMCA Camps is a year-round residential outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential education and outdoor courses for children in grades 2-8. Fairview Lake is located in the Northwest corner of New Jersey surrounded by 660 acres of swamp, forest and fields. We also reside on a mile long lake, our name sake. We are only an hour and a half drive to New York City!

    Fairview Lake Environmental Education and Conference Instructors will teach pre-approved academic curriculum for ecologies, facilitate the teambuilding course, and lead campfires and night hikes. Environmental Education classes are a major portion of lessons led, however, some recreational activities like boating, climbing wall and orienteering occur regularly. Everyone will also lend a hand when it comes to projects; a few examples being: fixing equipment, upkeep of cabins and wood-splitting.

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  • Group Exercise Instructor

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Sussex County YMCA

    The Sussex County YMCA is seeking part time Group Exercise Instructors to lead classes in a group setting for YMCA members in various types of exercise, which may include resistance training, cardiovascular/aerobics, steps and other forms of movement based group classes.  Excellent customer service skills and high energy is a must for this position. All candidates must be passionate about working with people and helping the community with their health and well-being.

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  • Group Exercise Instructor

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA is seeking part time Group Exercise Instructors to lead High Intensity and Senior Fitness class styles in a variety of group settings.  Excellent customer service skills, high energy and enthusiasm are essential for this position.  All candidates must be passionate about working with people and willing to help community members with their health and well-being.

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  • Gymnastics Instructors

    Category: Youth Sports
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is looking for the following part time positions for its Gymnastics Program.

    Gymnastics Class Instructors

    Under the direction of the School Age Gymnastics Coordinator, Gymnastics Class Instructors will assist in the overall supervision of safety, spotting, and coaching of school age gymnastics program. The position is required to follow all policies and procedures set forth by the YMCA.

    Minimum Requirements:  At least one year of experience with teaching gymnastics or 3 years or more in participating in a gymnastics program.

    Schedule:  Various Week Days 4:30-8:00PM; Saturdays in the mornings

    Preschool Gymnastics Class Instructors

    Under the direction of the Enrichment Director, Preschool Gymnastics Class Instructors will be responsible for teaching basic elements of gymnastics to children from 2-5 years old.  The position is required to follow all policies and procedures set forth by the YMCA.

    Minimum Requirements:  At least one year of experience teaching gymnastics or 3 years or more in participating in a gymnastics program.  Previous experience working with children ages 2 to 5 years old a plus.

    Schedule:  Various Week Days 9:00AM-3:00PM

    Assistant Gymnastics Coach

    Under the direction of the School Age Gymnastics Coordinator, Assistant Gymnastics Coaches will assist in the overall supervision of safety, spotting, and coaching of the Aces Girls Gymnastics team. The position is required to follow all policies and procedures set forth by the YMCA/ USAG Junior Olympic Program.

    Minimum Requirements:  At least two years of experience with competitive gymnastics in a coaching role or a competing role.

    Schedule:  Various Week Days 4:30-8:00PM; Saturdays and Sundays for Gym Meets from January through June. 

    Please send resumes and/or applications to Gailmarie Sprague at gsprague@metroymcas.org

     

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  • Internship

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Consider Fairview Lake YMCA for your College Internship or Practicum Experience

    Fairview Lake YMCA Camps & Conference Center enjoys supporting students in fulfilling their internship and practicum requirements. If you are interested in learning more, we would love to talk to you.

    Fairview Lake YMCA Camps & Conference Center is a particularly suitable for students with the following majors:

    Environmental Education
    Outdoor Education
    Outdoor Recreation
    Education
    Recreation
    Parks & Recreation
    Leisure Studies
    Resort & Hotel Management
    Communcation & Marketing

    Our Directors will work with you to ensure that your College or University requirements are met.
    For more information email Internship Opportunities or call (800) 686-1166.

     

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  • Karate Instructor

    Category: Youth Sports
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for part time Karate Instructors to teach Youth classes for ages 4-11 years old. Under the direction of the Program Director, Karate Instructor will develop the program and teach classes at the scheduled times.

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  • Lifeguard

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for Lifeguards responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all patrons in the pool area by enforcing all pool rules and policies. Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community; and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards. Required to attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

    Ability to have flexible work schedule.

     

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  • Lifeguard

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Sussex County YMCA

    The Sussex County YMCA is looking for Lifeguards responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all patrons in the pool area by enforcing all pool rules and policies and maintaining a clean facility.  Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community; and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards. Required to attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

     

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  • Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    The East Orange YMCA is looking for the following part time positions:

    Lifeguards:

    Responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all patrons in the pool area by enforcing all pool rules and policies and maintaining a clean facility.  Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards. Required to attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Must have high school diploma.
    • Must be certified and have completed an American Red Cross or YMCA lifeguard certification course successfully including First Aid, CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in a related field.

     

    Swim Instructors:

    Responsible for teaching Progressive Swim programs. Must ensure the safety of all students enrolled in classes while making learning experience enjoyable and fun for all the participants. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position and possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Certified as a Swim Instructor with the Red Cross or the YMCA.
    • Must have prior experience with children in a similar teaching setting.
    • Must be able to teach classes of up to 8 swimmers.
    • Must be able to teach different swim strokes and water acclimation for ages three through adults.
    • Must learn the curriculum for all swim levels. 

     

    Applicants for the Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor positions may apply for any of the following available schedules:

    • Monday:       5:15pm – 7:30pm
    • Tuesday:      9:00am – 10:00am and 4:15pm – 6:30pm
    • Wednesday: 4:15pm – 6:30pm
    • Thursday:    5:15pm – 6:45pm
    • Friday:         5:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Saturday:     10:15am – 2:00pm

     

    Schedules are subject to change.

    Please submit your resume and/or employment application and proof of certifications to: HR@metroymcas.org

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  • Maintenance 1

    Category: Building and Property
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Sussex County YMCA

    The Sussex County YMCA is looking for Part Time Maintenance/Janitorial staff. Under the direction of the Building and Property Director, this position is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing assigned areas, including but not limited to such duties as mopping, dusting, and trash removal.  May complete duties related to window washing, meeting-room set up, pool cleaning, snow removal, grounds keeping, and other related responsibilities.

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  • Personal Trainer/Fitness Floor Assiciates

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is seeking Certified Personal Trainers/Fitness Floor Associates to conduct personal trainings as well as new member fitness orientations and monitoring of the wellness center. Excellent customer services skills and high energy are essential for this position.

     

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  • Personal Trainer/Fitness Floor Associate

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA is seeking part time Certified Personal Trainers/Fitness Floor Associates to conduct personal trainings as well as new member fitness orientation and monitoring of fitness centers. Excellent customer service skills, high energy and enthusiasm are essential for this position. All candidates must be passionate about working with people and willing to help community members with their health and well-being.

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  • Personal Trainer/Wellness Floor Attendant

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Sussex County YMCA

    The Sussex County YMCA is seeking part time Personal Trainers/Wellness Floor Attendants to conduct personal trainings as well as new member fitness orientations and monitoring of the wellness center. Excellent customer service skills and high energy is a must for this position. All candidates must be passionate about working with people and helping the community with their health and well-being.

     

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  • School Age Child Care - Group Leader

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA seeks energetic and enthusiastic people to join our “Before and After School Program” staff team. This is a great part time opportunity for those who care to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills. All staff will be required to model the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility in their work each day.

    Group Leaders provide a high level of supervision for the children in their care, while actively engaging them each day with homework support, sports and games and arts and crafts. The Group Leader works as part of a team to ensure that a safe and caring environment is provided for the children at all times.

    The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All mandatory trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

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  • School Age Child Care - Site Supervisor

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    The West Essex YMCA, a branch of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges seeks energetic and enthusiastic people to join our “Before and After School Program” staff team. This is a great part time opportunity for those who care to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills. All staff will be required to model the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility in their work each day.

    The Site Supervisor leads the day to day operations at the program site, ensuring that all children are actively engaged with homework support, sports and games and arts and crafts. The Site Supervisor requires a high degree of organization, and the ability to lead staff and maintain a safe and caring Before/After School program environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well with parents and school staff is essential.

    The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All mandatory trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

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  • School Age Child Care Group Leader

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is seeking an energetic, creative, and safety-conscious applicant to join our daily School Age Child Care program team. The program Group Leader will assist the Site Supervisor in the daily delivery of the program. Major responsibilities include, but not limited to: preparing and distributing snack, riding and supervising children on a school bus, assisting with homework, planning daily activities, communicating with parents, and keeping our children safe. The individual works as part of a team to ensure that a safe and caring environment is provided for the children at all times. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All mandatory trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

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  • School Age Child Care Program Assistant

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    The East Orange YMCA is seeking Program Assistants responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the day to day operations of the School Age Child Care program sites. The Program Assistant provides a high level of supervision for the children in his/her care and leads or assists with activities as directed by the Site Supervisor. The Program Assistant works as part of a team to ensure that all program initiatives and special program measurable and outcomes are accomplished and to make sure that a safe and caring environment is provided and maintained for all children at all times.

    Schedule: 2:45 – 7:00pm or 3:00 – 6:00pm

     

     

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  • Sports Instructor

    Category: Youth Sports
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for a part time seasonal Sports Instructor to provide proper instructions to participants. Essential duties include but are not limited to:

    • Maintain a high level of activity.
    • Keep participates engaged and active at all times.
    • Organize and maintain gymnasium equipment.
    • Assist department heads and instructors during programs scheduled in the gymnasium.
    • Clean and maintain environment after classes.
    • Maintain a safe environment for everyone.
    • Communicate with maintenance department for repairs or cleanups.

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  • Support Staff

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    We also hire part-time cooks, kitchen assistants, and maintenance staff as the need arises.

     

    Call the camp office at (973) 383-9282 or (800)686-1166 for more information or send a resume to fairviewlake@metroymcas.org

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  • Swim Instructors

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for Swim Instructors responsible for teaching YMCA Progressive Swim programs. Swim Instructors must ensure the safety of all students enrolled in classes while making learning experience enjoyable and fun for all the participants. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position and possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

    Ability to have flexible work schedule.

     

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  • Swim Instructors

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Sussex County YMCA

    The Sussex County YMCA is looking for Swim Instructors responsible for teaching YMCA Progressive Swim programs. Swim Instructors must ensure the safety of all students enrolled in classes while making learning experience enjoyable and fun for all the participants. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position and possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

    Ability to have flexible work schedule.

     

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  • Welcome Center Administrator

    Category: Welcome Center
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is seeking a Full-Time hourly Welcome Center Administrator responsible for the overall business operations and member service functions at the Welcome Center.

    Essential responsibilities would include but not limited to providing high-level of member service in a professional and welcoming manner and presenting accurate information to all inquiries with regards to programs and services via phone, email and in person. The position is responsible to support overall branch operations by ensuring that all program, camp and membership registrations and transactions are processed in a timely manner and provide the Directors with the necessary reports and rosters. As the point person, the position is responsible for all open balances, setting up payment plans and tracking and processing all Financial Assistance applications and notifications. The individual is also the primary contact for all School Age Child Care (SACC) program registrations and registration changes, tracking capacity and availability, and program information. The position must ensure that all registration paperwork is properly completed and processed in coordination with SACC Directors and Association Service’s Finance Department.  Welcome Center Administrator must work with the Branch Executive Director to ensure that all paperwork is properly completed and all branch Accounts Payable is processed in accordance with the Association Services’ requirements.

     

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  • Year-Round Program Instructors

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Become an Environmental Education & Program Instructor.
    Job responsibilities include teaching a variety of outdoor classes in the areas of ecology, natural history, team building and outdoor skills, assisting in evening programs like night hikes and camp fires, and developing new curriculum. A BA/BS is preferred but not required, however a love and wonder of the natural world, and an enthusiasm to work with children are requirements of the successful applicants. Being a team player and flexible in your teaching style is also vital.
    Instructors have the opportunity to work with schools, youth & adult groups & families through our Environmental Education & Conference Programs.

    To learn more about the opportunities to work in our Environmental Education Program, please contact our Natalie Knickerbocker.

     

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