CAREERS

AT THE YMCA

Careers at the YMCA are more than just an ordinary job. When you work with us as a fitness instructor, camp counselor, teacher, coordinator, or in any other field, you become part of a family dedicated to improving the lives of others. The Duneland Family YMCA has been a pillar in the local community for more than 50 years and with your help, we’ll continue strengthening our neighbors, members, partners, and ourselves in spirit, mind, and body.

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WORK AT THE YMCA.

View our current openings below! Not seeing an open position that matches your skills and needs? Fill out an application and we will contact you if we have a position available. Or, for more information, please email Cylie: [email protected]

OUR CULTURE:

The Y Experience is built from our mission and encompasses the values and philosophy by which we serve and operate.

WHO WE ARE:

We invest in you; the Duneland Family YMCA is dedicated to helping our team members reach their personal and professional goals and feel valued in the work they do. What does this look like?

Welcoming: We are open to all. We are a place where you can be, belong, and become. 

Genuine: We value and encourage you to be true to yourself and others. 

Hopeful: We believe in you and you ability to become a catalyst for good in the world.

Nurturing: We are with you in your journey to develop your full potential. 

WHO YOU ARE:

  • You are passionate about helping others and strive to bring about positive change.
  • You’re creative and can be a role model for the next generation. 
  • You’re a people person. You know how to hold a conversation and enjoy getting to know members.
  • You’re friendly and approachable! Smile’s are contagious. 
  • You enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in your community. 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE Y:

Part-Time Benefits

  • Free YMCA Employee/Family Membership
  • Child Care Discounts
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Retirement Fund
    • Eligibility Required
  • HealtheAccess Program
    • The HealtheAccess Program is a service where you may receive treatment for common medical needs by Franciscan Health.  Many common prescriptions and labs are also included. This program is available to all enrolled employees and dependents.

Full-Time Benefits

  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Free YMCA Employee/Family Membership
  • Child Care Discounts
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Retirement Fund
    • Eligibility Required
  • HealtheAccess Program

CURRENT OPENINGS:

We’re hiring enthusiastic, positive site instructors for our Out of School Learning (OOSL) program. Instructors will provide a fun and positive experience to youth in our local schools while leading them through structured activities such as homework time, gym time, and fun social interaction. Instructors must be able to work Monday-Friday one or both shifts: Before school care is from 5:55 am – 8:15 am; After school care is from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Provides
a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect,
responsibility, and caring.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Great with (and responsible around) kids
  • Warm, friendly, and open
  • Multitasking-oriented
  • At least 21 years old

APPLY TODAY! RECEIVE A $300 SIGN ON BONUS!

View Out of School Learning Lead Site Instructor Job Description

We’re hiring enthusiastic, positive site assistant instructors for our Out of School Learning (OOSL) program. Assistant Instructors will assist the lead instructor in delivering a fun and positive experience to youth in our local schools while leading them through structured activities such as homework time, gym time, and fun social interaction. Instructors must be able to work Monday-Friday one or both shifts: Before school care is from 5:55 am – 8:15 am; After school care is from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY:
To assist Lead Teacher in delivering an age-appropriate educational program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 18 years of age required.
  • First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Child
  • Abuse prevention training prior to direct contact with children. CPR, AED, Listen First within 45 days of hire.
  • Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards required prior to direct contact with children.
  • Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds preferred.
  • Reliable transportation required.

APPLY TODAY! RECEIVE A $300 SIGN ON BONUS!

View Out of School Learning Assistant Site Instructor Job Description

The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring a part-time member services desk.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Must deliver excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants in the building, phone, and front desk. Response to member and guest needs, and promotes memberships and programs, and creates a welcoming environment. Maintain order in the lobby and behind the desk. Free household membership is included. Must be available nights and weekends. HOURS: 5-9 pm M-F alternating, Sat 7-11 am or 11 am -3 pm.; Sunday 10 am – 2 pm.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds preferred.

View Member Services Front Desk Job Description

The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring a part-time building supervisor.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Response to member and guest needs promotes memberships and programs and creates a welcoming environment. The Building Supervisor (in the absence of any other ranking director or coordinator) will be responsible for the overall supervision of the YMCA building and grounds. This person must supervise members, guests, staff, and volunteers to ensure that everyone follows the safety standards and policies of the YMCA. The Building Supervisor is also in charge of cleaning the building or helping the custodian if available. Free household membership is included. Must be available nights and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum age 21 preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

View Building Supervisor Job Description

The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring a part-time daytime custodian.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Duneland Family YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing areas, including such duties as mopping, dusting, and trash removal. May complete duties related to window washing, meeting set up, pool cleaning, snow removal, grounds keeping, and other related responsibilities. Free YMCA Household Membership is included. Must be available: 10 am-3 pm M-F and; 10 am-3 pm Saturdays and Sundays off unless of a project that needs to be done.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Six months or more of related experience preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.

View Custodian – Days Job Description

The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring a part-time evening custodian.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Duneland Family YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing areas, including such duties as mopping, dusting, and trash removal. May complete duties related to window washing, meeting set up, pool cleaning, snow removal, grounds keeping, and other related responsibilities. Free YMCA Household Membership is included. Night-time custodian: 5:30 pm–10:00 pm M-F and 12-5 pm Sunday (Saturdays off).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Six months or more of related experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.

View Custodian – Evening/Nights Job Description

The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring part-time fun zone staff.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Duneland Family YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The equivalent of 2 years’ high school education is required.
  • Previous childcare experience preferred.

View Fun Zone Staff Job Description

We’re hiring full-time teacher positions at our Forchetti Family Center for Early Learning. Would you or someone you know be perfect for working in a safe place for kids where they learn, have fun and make friends?

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is a unique opportunity to start a career with the Duneland Family YMCA! Working under the direction and supervision of the Early Childhood Director, this person will assist in delivering an age-appropriate educational program utilizing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for the age group. This person will ensure that the safety of children, quality of the education program and foster relationships with the parents are the top priorities of the department. This person is responsible for safe closing of the facility each day. This position will take place at the Forchetti Family Center for Early Learning.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Has a minimum of one of the following: a current CDA credential, A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in ECH Education or Elementary Education or equivalent.
    • Lead Caregivers who do not meet the above qualifications shall enroll in one of the educational programs listed above within 1 year of becoming a lead caregiver, have 8 additional in-service training per year appropriate to the age group with which the caregiver is working.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting (preferred)
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities (preferred).

View Lead Preschool Teacher Job Description

We’re hiring part-time assistant teacher positions at our Forchetti Family Center for Early Learning. Would you or someone you know be perfect for working in a safe place for kids where they learn, have fun and make friends?

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction and supervision of the Early Childhood Director and lead teacher, the assistant teacher will supervise and guide children’s development in a safe and healthy environment. This person will assist in delivering an age-appropriate educational program utilizing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for the age group. This position will take place at the Forchetti Family Center for Early Learning.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • GED or High School degree.
  • Has 1 year of teaching experience
  • First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, and Child Abuse prevention training prior to direct contact with children. CPR, AED, Listen First within 45 days of hire.
  • Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards required prior to direct contact with children.
  • Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds preferred.
  • Has reliable transportation.

View Assistant Preschool Teacher Job Description

The Duneland Family YMCA is looking to hire Group Exercise Instructors.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that welcomes people of all skill and fitness levels and effectively builds community within the class.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Has national certification in group fitness instruction (e.g., ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM) or YMCA group exercise instructor certification required.
  • Certification in area of expertise required. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.
  • Child Abuse Prevention training required within 30 days of hire.
  • At least one year of experience teaching group exercise classes preferred.
  • Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
  • Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

View Group Fitness Instructor Job Description

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