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The Y is looking for cause-driven leaders who want to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities.

We are committed to providing our staff with the resources and support they need to make a real difference in society and to learn, grow and thrive personally and professionally.

 

YMCA Employment Application

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Position: Child Care Lead Teacher 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides direction for the children in the classroom, and implements program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  2. Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.
  3. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Follows all procedures and standards.
  4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  5. Cultivates positive relationships, conducts parent conferences, and maintains effective communication with parents. Engages parents as volunteers and connects them to the YMCA.
  6. Maintains program site and equipment.
  7. Maintains required program records.
  8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.
  9. Follows all Altru Family YMCA policies and procedures.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Meets educational and experience qualifications established by state law.
  2. At least 18 years of age.
  3. CPR and First Aid certifications, and Basic Child Care trainings completed within 90 days of hire date.
  4. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  5. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
  6. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships
    with people from different backgrounds.
  7. Understands the YMCA is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • 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.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.

 

Position: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Days/Times

AM & PM Hours Available = Monday thru Friday

Duties

To provide a warm and nurturing environment in which children can grow in spirit, mind and body, while having fun in a safe and supervised environment. Implementation of planned daily activities that are educational, creative and developmentally appropriate.

Qualifications

  1. Must have a high school diploma and previous experience working with children. A person with any educational classes or background in an area working with children is desired.
  2. Must have a current CPR Certification or willingness to complete.
  3. Must be willing to complete any ongoing training as required by the State of ND for licensed child care.

Application Process

You may download the YMCA Employment Application or pick up an application from the YMCA Member Service Desk. All applicants should apply in person with copies of their current certifications available for review.  Please submit applications attention to Janine Jorgenson, Program Director.

 

Position: Preschool Teacher 

Days/Times

2:00 – 6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday

Duties:

To provide a warm and nurturing environment in which children can grow in spirit, mind and body, while having fun in a safe and supervised environment. Implementation of planned daily activities that are educational, creative and developmentally appropriate.

Qualifications 

  1. Must have a high school diploma and previous experience working with children. A person with any educational classes or background in an area working with children is desired.
  2. Must have a current CPR Certification or willingness to complete.
  3. Must be willing to complete any ongoing training as required by the State of ND for licensed child care.

Application Process

You may download the YMCA Employment Application or pick up an application from the YMCA Member Service Desk. All applicants should apply in person with copies of their current certifications available for review.  Please submit applications attention to Jennifer Karpowich, Program Director.

 

Position: School Age Teacher

Full and Part Time Positions 

Position Summary:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Implements a high quality YMCA child care program and provides direct supervision of a group of children in a school age child care setting. Assist the School Age Site Leader/School Age Coordinator in providing a warm and nurturing environment, in which children can grow physically, intellectually, and have fun in a safe, supervised environment.

 

Essential Functions: 

  1. Assists with the school age child care programs for assigned location(s). Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities.
  2. Assists with staff training, as needed.
  3. Assures compliance with federal, state and local regulations as they relate to program areas, including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Ensures that YMCA program standards and child care licensing regulations are met and safety procedures followed.
  4. Assumes the responsibility for the health and safety of all enrolled children, including the whereabouts of all children at all times.
  5. Provides for upkeep of assigned program facilities and equipment and ensures the physical environment supports healthy living.
  6. Develops and maintains relationships with school administration, and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs. Communicates respectfully and effectively with children, parents, staff, and supervisor.
  7. Maintains site order and implements guidance techniques in compliance with program policies and procedures. Provides positive, relevant information on student’s behavior, progress and activities. Shares any concerns with School Age Site Leader immediately.
  8. Assists with weekly lesson plans and implements the plan. Actively participates with the children.
  9. Maintains proper records and department files.
  10. Assists in special events for parents. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities.
  11. Assists with program meetings.
  12. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  13. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
  14. Follows all Altru Family YMCA policies and procedures.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned.
  16. Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
  17. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  18. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  2. Previous experience working with children preferably in a child care or camp setting
  3. At least 16 years of age.
  4. CPR and First Aid certifications, and Basic Child Care trainings completed within 90 days of hire date.
  5. Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.
  6. Provide own transportation to work site.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

 

Position: Summer Adventure Camp Counselor 

Hours: 7:15am-5:30pm (max of 40 hrs. a week)

Reports to: Youth Development Director

 

The ideal candidate possesses:
 A dedicated interest in caring and nurturing children and young teens
 A strong sense of values and character
 A desire to serve as a positive role model
 Shows enthusiasm for working with children/young teens
 Excellent verbal and non verbal communication and listening skills
 Outdoor skills set compatible with the camp programs
 Proven ability and experience working with youth
 Knowledge and enjoyment of the outdoors (swimming, hiking, canoeing, etc.)
 Has access to a reliable car to travel to the YMCA.
 Ability to lift 40 lbs or more

 

Duties/Responsibilities:
 Provide a safe, welcoming, and fun experience for children and their families.
 Enforce and be an example to all Adventure Camp rules
 Attend all staff meetings and trainings
 Assist in the planning and implementing of the daily activities that fit the children’s needs and interests.
 Report all suspicions of child abuse to proper authorities.
 Make sure proper procedures are followed for sign-in/out of children on a daily basis.
 Reports all accidents to the Supervisor, and completely fill out proper accident/incident form
 Direct or assist in the daily maintenance of camp equipment, ensuring safety and cleanliness.
 Assume equal share of the regular maintenance such as cleaning, preparing for daily activities and
cleaning up after projects.
 Establish a relationship with each child and know his or her present level of understanding; consider the needs of all the children and treat each child with respect and dignity.
 Communicate effectively with parents
 Remains up to date on emergency procedures and family center policies.
 All other duties assigned by Youth Development Director.

 

Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age and have High School Diploma 1-2 years prior experience working with children. Camp experience preferred. CPR/First Aid required, Lifeguard certification preferred

Position:  Sports and Camp Director

FLSA Status: Exempt                                                                    Job Grade: 7-8

Reports to: YMCA President/CEO                                             Revision Date: March 2022

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Position Summary:

Develops, organizes, and implements high quality sports programs, nurturing the potential of every child, teen, and adult participant, while improving their overall health and well-being.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Expands youth, teen, and adult sports programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  2. Secures and schedules athletic fields and facilities. Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices or delegates to an appropriate staff member; monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment as budget permits.
  3. Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings, training, and meetings for coaches.
  4. Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines, and handbooks.
  5. Purchases youth sports jerseys and awards and camp supplies; coordinates and distributes team photographs when applicable.
  6. Hires staff, completes scheduling and ensures Summer Camp runs smoothly. Acts as a camp a counselor in other staff’s absence.
  7. Organizes and hosts season parties and events.
  8. Organizes and conducts sports clinics and tournaments.
  9. Assists in the marketing and distribution of sports program information, may organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process program scholarship applications.
  10. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  11. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  12. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  13. Assists with Program Committee meetings.
  14. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program. (Example: program participants and volunteer tracking).
  15. Any other assigned duties by immediate supervisor.

 

YMCA Competencies (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance, and support.

Operational Effectiveness:  Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change, models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. 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.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, or related field or equivalent.
  2. One to two years related experience, including previous coordinator or supervisor experience.
  3. Minimum age requirement of 21.
  4. Completion of the following within the first 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
  5. Completion of YMCA Team Leader and program-specific certifications.

 

Physical Demands:

Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.

 

Program Specific Duties:

Adventure Camp Boys & Girls YBL

Indoor and Happy Feet Soccer

Flag Football

Itty Bitty Sports

Mighty Mite Basketball

Floor Hockey

T-Ball/Baseball/Softball

Basketball Camp

Sports Tournaments and Clinics

Tae Kwon Do

Youth Volleyball

Adult Volleyball

Adult Racquetball

 

Acknowledgement for receipt of Job Description:

I understand that the above statements are to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. I have received a copy of this Job Description and have read and understand its contents and by signing below am stating that I can perform this position with or without accommodations.

 

 

Position: Youth Sports Coordinator/Supervisor  

Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball, T-Ball

 

Days/Times: Hours are Variable and Flexible

Saturday mornings 8:30-12:00, 9:00-1:00. 

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:30, 6:00-8:00.

 

Duties/Requirements:

Must have good communication skills for interaction with youth and adults.

Ability to develop and maintain safe, fun and instructional environment.

Knowledge or ability to obtain knowledge to teach or assist in a variety of youth sport skills.

 

HEALTHY LIVING

Position: Lifeguard

Days/Times:

Various Days and Hours

Duties:

To provide a safe and friendly environment for members and guests during lap swim, family swim, open swim and other special aquatic events. Other responsibilities will include basic pool area and record upkeep, with any other assigned duties by the Aquatic Director as needed.

Requirements:

Must have a current CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification or willingness to complete.

Must have a current First Aide Certification or willingness to complete.

Must have a YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or willingness to complete.

Application Process:

You may download the YMCA Employment Application or pick up an application from the YMCA Member Service Desk. All applicants should apply in person with copies of their current certifications available for review.

 

Position: Swim Instructor

Days/Times:

Various Days and Hours

Duties:

To provide a safe and friendly environment for participants during swimming lessons. Ability to teach all six levels of YMCA V6 Swim Lessons. You must have a strong desire to work with young children in a very challenging environment, be outgoing and an energetic person. Other responsibilities will include daily safety checks, evaluations of students, maintenance of swimming equipment, with any other assigned duties by the Aquatic Director.

Requirements:

Must have a current CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification or willingness to complete.

Must have a current First Aid Certification or willingness to complete.

Must have an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification or YMCA Principles of Swimming or willingness to complete.

Application Process:

You may download the YMCA Employment Application or pick up an application from the YMCA Member Service Desk. All applicants should apply in person with copies of their current certifications available for review.

 

MEMBER SERVICES

Position: Member Services Representative

Days/Times:

Part time. Various Days and Hours

 

Position Summary: 

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants.  Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of the lobby area.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the Y and on the phone, contributing to member retention.
  2. Conduct interviews and/or tours responsive to the needs of prospective members; sells memberships and YMCA Programming
  3. Builds relationships with members; helps members connect with one another and the YMCA.
  4. Handles and resolves membership concerns and informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
  5. Applies all YMCA policies dealing with member services.
  6. Controls member/guest access to facility.
  7. May hand out locker keys and towels; may monitor the locker rooms as required.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR/AED, and First Aid.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  3. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic
    segments of the community
  4. Previous customer service, sales or related experience.
  5. Basic knowledge of computers.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Position: Membership/Childcare Administrator

FLSA Status: Full-Time(32-40hr) Pay $15.00-$18.00/hr           Job Grade:  7

Reports to: Business Office Manager or CEO                                 Revision Date: April 2022

                                                                                                                                                                 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Manages Membership and Childcare/Camp finances and general office duties.  Administers approved accounting policies and human resource procedures. Ensures preparation of complete and accurate monthly and annual data.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Membership

  1. Sends statements for non-bankdraft memberships
  2. Check new member information daily (spelling, bank information, etc.)
  3. Handle membership holds and cancellations
  4. Communicate with Choice Health & Fitness regarding new and cancelled members
  5. Generate monthly membership reports and distribute to Membership Director and CEO
  6. Learn and implement Daxko (Y Software)
  7. Handle NSF returns
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Childcare/Camp

  1. Register New Enrollees
  2. Process Vacation/Sick Days
  3. Send Monthly Statements
  4. Issue Tax Statements annually
  5. Process Childcare Statements
  6. Process Childcare Assistance Forms
  7. Run Monthly Reports
  8. Collection of non-payments to collections
  9. Update price changes annually
  10. Performs other assigned duties

Fundraising

  1. Process Donations
  2. Send thank you letters and tax statements
  3. Input on Memorial Board(donations of $200 or more)
  4. Annual Report

General

  1. Process refunds
  2. Merchandise inventory Monthly
  3. Locker Rental Billing
  4. Office supply inventory and ordering
  5. Daxko (Y Software) Administrator
  6. Other assigned duties

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCAs efforts for all stakeholders. Tracks donations and financial support for all philanthropic transactions.

Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds
and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community
leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for
the development of others.

Operational Effectiveness: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability
and ensures continuous improvement.

Personal Growth: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates
a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack
or derail growth and personal learning. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, human resources or equivalent.
  2. Understanding of and experience in GAAP are required.
  3. Experience in a nonprofit environment is preferred.
  4. Knowledge of banks, banking systems and cash management.
  5. Knowledge of current employment laws and practices.
  6. Knowledge of and expertise with computerized accounting systems.
  7. Ability to develop and use spreadsheets and standard business software systems.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.