Employment

Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to strengthen communities and change lives, including your own. No matter what role you take on at the Y, you’ll show up each day with the satisfaction of knowing your contributions are helping to empower young people, improve health and well-being, and inspire action in your community. Working side by side with diverse leaders with different backgrounds, perspectives and strengths, you’ll discover new ways to connect with your community, find your purpose and fuel your passion every day!

We’re currently hiring for the following positions:

Reports to: Senior Director, Healthy Living and Sports Programs

Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time (less than 29 hours per week)

Pay Range: $23-$27/hour

Position Summary: Provide one-on-one fitness while supporting the mission and core values of the YMCA, and building relationships with our members. Create a healthy and safe environment while providing education and motivation.

Essential Functions:

  1. Design and implement safe, effective, and enjoyable fitness programs that meet the unique needs and wants of each member utilizing the equipment available.
  2. Determine any and all physical limitations that a client may have. Trainers should choose exercises that provide the optimum results and use specific routines that clients enjoy. Trainers evaluate the clients’ physical fitness and keep track of their progress.
  3. Plan and instruct individuals and/or small groups with a personalized approach following YMCA standards and guidelines.
  4. Keep accurate records of members’ health history, assessments and progress.
  5. Discuss and promote all other YMCA programs to motivate members to commit to long-term participation in the YMCA.
  6. Engage with members in the Wellness Center on a regular basis to increase interest and participation in the personal training program.
  7. Keep up-to-date on health-related classes/lectures to provide the most current information to members.
  8. Notify Senior Director of Healthy Living and Sports Programs of any equipment that is in need of repair or maintenance.
  9. Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Must hold Personal Trainer certificate through a nationally accredited organization and be CPR, AED and First Aid certified.
  2. Must be 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. Must have good interpersonal, public relations and communications skills.
  4. Must have strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  5. Possess ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments.
  6. Demonstrate enthusiasm, a professional image and the ability to empathize and support members and program participants ranging in age from 2 to 100.

Physical Demands: Must be energetic and able to handle the physical demands of the job. Trainers must be physically able to demonstrate any and all recommended exercises and routines. Standing, walking, talking and active listening are other demands of the position. Employees must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Reports to: Senior Director, Healthy Living

Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

Pay Range: $23-$27/class

Position Summary: Instruct fitness classes while supporting the mission and core values of the YMCA–and building relationships with our members. Create a healthy and safe environment while providing motivation.

Essential Functions:

  1. Plans and instructs fitness and/or related classes, following YMCA standards and guidelines.
  2. Acts professionally in the presence of members, guests and staff utilizing the Y core values.
  3. Ensures all equipment is properly set-up, taken down, and put away in its designated location prior to and after class. Notifies the Senior Director, Healthy Living of any equipment needing repair.
  4. Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required.
  5. Maintains current NCCA accredited certifications for all formats taught.
  6. Ensures safe and effective workouts. Responds to and reports, accidents and incidents.
  7. Builds relationships with members and has the ability to answer fitness-related questions within scope of knowledge.
  8. Discusses and promotes all YMCA programs and events taught by them and other instructors during class.
  9. Conveys concerns from members or guests in a constructive manner.
  10. Motivates members to commit to long-term participation.
  11. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  12. Completes additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Must hold YMCA approved certifications through a nationally accredited organization and be CPR, AED and First Aid certified. (YMCA Group Exercise Instructor, ACE, AFAA or ACSM Health Fitness Instructor)
  2. Must be 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. Must have good interpersonal, public relations and communications skills.
  4. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments.

Physical Demands: Must be energetic and able to handle the physical demands of the job. Instructors must be physically able to demonstrate any and all recommended exercises and routines. Standing, walking, talking and active listening are other demands of the position. Employees must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Reports to: Membership Manager and Member Experience Manager

Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

Pay Range: $13.50-$14.50/hour

Position Summary: Provide superior high-touch service to YMCA members, program participants and the general public. The Member Services Representative is responsible for engaging with and assisting current and prospective members, providing quality tours and selling memberships effectively.

Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as a front line employee in a pivotal organizational role that is center of the Y.
  2. Provides exceptional customer service by greeting all members, program participants and general public in a friendly, professional manner; exceeds the expectations of our members and guests everyday.
  3. Initiates, develops, grows and maintains relationships with new and current members.
  4. Receives and properly routes telephone calls and inquiries and, if necessary, takes and communicates detailed messages.
  5. Conducts informative tours of the facility. Demonstrates knowledge of the facility and programs.
  6. Registers members and non-members for membership and programs; enters information correctly into the database and handles financial transactions.
  7. Understands thorough opening, closing and emergency procedures and executes as necessary.
  8. Uses appropriate problem-solving when dealing with issues, suggestions or concerns.
  9. Responsible for receiving communication via YMCA email to ensure properly prepared to offer great service to those serving. Reviews organizational calendars and is aware of all programs going on in the building.
  10. Properly completes all paperwork, registration forms, incident reports, memberships, etc.
  11. Completes other duties as assigned (i.e. cleans and picks up areas as needed, helps with facility maintenance, ensures COVID protocols are followed and enforced, etc.).

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 1+ years of experience in customer service preferred.
  2. Excellent computer skills and experience with standard business software.
  3. Must possess high level of professionalism with exceptional communications and conflict resolution skills.
  4. Must be detail-oriented, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  5. Must possess the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner and exhibit good judgment.
  6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments.
  7. Must be able to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, night and weekends.
  8. Obtain CPR, AED and First Aid trainings within first 90 days of employment.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: 

  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  3. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  4. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.

Reports to: Safe ‘n Sound Site Lead and School Age Program Director

Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time and Full-Time

Pay Range: $12.50-$13.50/hour

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Safe ‘n Sound Site Lead and/or School Age Program Director, the Safe ‘n Sound Site Assistant is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of 1 of our 7 school sites. Site Assistants must help promote the Safe ‘n Sound program name and positively impact the community awareness on what the program offers. A Site Assistant will be asked to develop relationships with the participants, parents and school staff, in addition to communicating effectively with each party listed above. A Site Assistant must be dedicated to serving our youth in following the Y’s core values and in the areas of educational assistance, character development and social growth. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Assist in the supervision and day-to-day direction of participants in the Safe ‘n Sound before- and after-school program at a designated site location.
  2. Assist the Site Lead in planning and executing daily activities including, but not limited to, homework time, snack, character development, group games and arts/crafts.
  3. Set up/clean-up site, as needed.
  4. Have direct involvement with children and act as a mentor to program participants.
  5. Monitor, guide and redirect children’s behaviors, as necessary.
  6. Organize and maintain all equipment and supplies. Pick up supplies and snacks from the YMCA, as needed.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Two years of college coursework preferred or equal experience working directly with children in a group setting. Working towards a degree in education or related field a plus.
  3. Previous experience working with school age children a plus.
  4. Must have capacity to make decisions and communicate effectively with participants, parents and school staff.
  5. Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  6. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:30-9 a.m. and again from 3:15-6 p.m.
  7. Applicants must have, or obtain, First Aid/CPR certification within the first 60 days of employment.

Physical Demands: Must be energetic and able to handle the physical demands of the job. Standing, bending, walking, talking and active listening are other demands of the position. Employees must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Status: Exempt, Full-Time

Pay Range: $50,000-$60,000

Position Summary: This position oversees the development, operations and outcome measurement of healthy living programming including (but not limited to) fitness activities and special events, group exercise, water fitness, personal training and specialty health initiatives for all ages (youth to older adults). This role is responsible for recruiting, training and supporting assigned staff, as well as serves as a liaison to committee(s) and advisory council(s), as deemed appropriate.

Essential Functions:
Strategy Development, Monitoring and Reporting

  1. Develops, implements and manages operating plans in the areas of healthy living programming to promote program and/or membership growth for the YMCA across all age groups (youth to older adults).
  2. Executes strategies to ensure that members and/or program participants engage with one another and connect with the YMCA. Ensures programs and activities build a sense of community and family.
  3. Develops annual operating goals, objectives and plans that align with the strategic plan. Monitors the achievement of this plan, taking appropriate action to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
  4. Develops, monitors and administers assigned annual budget and maintains a positive fiscal position.
  5. Provides and maintains related statistics and reports.

Operationalizing Strategies

  1. Identifies potential areas for collaboration with community partners to accomplish YMCA goals, and works with groups to develop and implement programs.
  2. Fosters a climate of innovation to develop family, youth and older adult-focused programs; and leads staff in the planning, development and implementation of new program initiatives and activities.
  3. Hires, trains and supervises staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Facilitates communication and provides leadership. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  4. Provides individual and small group personal training to clients; and instructs group exercise classes (including serving as a substitute instructor) when needed.
  5. Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the community.
  6. Ensures compliance with state and local regulations. Ensures that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
  7. Ensures high quality member-focused programs through innovative program development, evaluations and on-going training of staff.
  8. Coordinates fitness and health-related special events and activities, to foster the development of interest in new or existing programming and to raise funds.

Community Health Initiative – Strategy Development, Monitoring and Reporting

  1. Implements, manages and evaluates the Y’s programming under the adopted Healthy Living and Framework.
  2. Serves as a liaison, ambassador and program coordinator for the Y’s evidenced-based healthy living programming.
  3. Establishes relationships with public health, physician and payer communities and other referral networks.
  4. Serves as the Y’s HIPAA Compliance Officer.

Other

  1. Represents and promotes the B.R. Ryall YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities.
  2. Fulfills other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Public Health, or related field preferred.
  2. 5+ years of professional experience in program management experience, preferably in nonprofit.
  3. Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fund-raising.
  4. Must have excellent computer skills and experience with industry specific software and standard business software.
  5. Possess virtual class programming experience, with strong social media acumen preferred.
  6. 3-5 years’ experience in wellness programming and supervisory experience.
  7. Must have good interpersonal and oral and written communications skills, including the ability to make presentations.
  8. Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  9. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments.
  10. Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
  11. Current group exercise certification through one of the following certifying bodies: AFAA, ACSM, ACE, YMCA, ADAA, NSCA, or another reputable national organization. YMCA Multi-Team Leadership preferred but not required.
  12. CPR, First Aid and AED certifications will be required.

Physical Demands: Must be energetic and able to handle the physical demands of the job. Trainers must be physically able to demonstrate any and all recommended exercises and routines. Standing, walking, talking and active listening are other demands of the position. Employees must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Reports to: Senior Director, Healthy Living and Sports Programs

Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

Pay Range: $12.50-$13.50/hour

Position Summary: Provide a safe and positive experience for all members in the Wellness Center. Interact with members and provide an experience that makes them want to come back again. Be present and approachable if members need any assistance or guidance on the equipment. Initiate repair when a piece of equipment is down–including placing a sign on the machine and notifying the director. Assure that all fitness areas are clean, organized and prepared for members’ use.

Essential Functions:

  1. Perform assigned maintenance duties to keep all pieces of equipment clean and working.
  2. This position requires you to have basic knowledge of exercise machines and be able to give fitness orientations with adults and children 11-15 years of age.
  3. Assure that all fitness areas are organized and prepared for members’ use.
  4. Any questions that arise should be reported to the director.
  5. Be attentive to members and their needs. Socialize with all members.
  6. Follow all staff rules and guidelines for members. Set the example.
  7. Read, know, follow, and enforce emergency procedures, YMCA policies, rules, and health codes applicable to the facility.
  8. Perform all daily supply checks and follow all daily cleaning and class set up/tear down schedules.
  9. Be responsible for all scheduled hours and if necessary, follow the appropriate substitution procedures.
  10. Implement Character Development in all phases of work.
  11. Complete all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments.
  2. Enthusiasm, a professional image and the ability to empathize and support members and program participants ranging in age from 2 to 100.
  3. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Physical Demands: Must be energetic and able to handle the physical demands of the job. Standing, bending, walking, talking and active listening are other demands of the position. Employees must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.


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