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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: 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

 

 

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.