YMCA of Central Ohio

YMCA City Corps Program Director

The YMCA of Central Ohio has an incredible opportunity for a new Y leader to make a big impact in a vulnerable community.  We are seeking a City Corps Program Director to develop, organize and implement high quality programming to the Linden community.  With funding from ServeOhio, this new AmeriCorps program will utilize young adults from the Central Ohio area who are familiar with the Linden community. By utilizing familiar faces and ages, the program can help solve issues facing the community from a grassroots approach. The youth helping youth approach will give a first hand look at the issues.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more


STRATEGIC FOCUS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors and healthy living practices.
2. Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Will provide staffing support for programming as needed.
3. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
4. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
5. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
6. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
7. Develops and manages program budget to meet fiscal objectives.  Maintains inventory and recommends purchases as needed.
8. Coordinates use of facilities for program activities and events.
9. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
10. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
11. Participates in branch and association wide meetings and trainings.
12. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
in programs.
13. Records and complies with all grant requirements and deadlines.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises up to 15 program staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with YMCA’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s degree , two years of related experience in related field, experience with volunteers and organizing and planning groups and events; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be 21 years of age.
2. Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
3. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
4. Must complete state-mandated concussion training immediately and keep certification current (renews every 3 years).
5. CPR, First Aid,  AED certification must be obtained within 90 days
6. Listen First training must be completed within 6 months
7. Completion of YMCA Team Leader certification within 12 months

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Child Care/Camp Registrar

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA, located in Canal Winchester, is seeking a Full Time Child Care/Day Camp Registrar.  This positions focus is to provide administrative support to child care staff and parents to ensure that administrative functions including financial transactions are smooth and efficient.
Our Registrar will track registration, payments, and attendance for child care and camp programs while working in a fun and fast paced environment.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- And so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Provides information regarding child care and camp programs; prepares and mails information packets to potential participants annually.
3. Registers individuals for participation in child care and camp programs, and enters registration and fee payment information in data system. Responsible for collection of registration materials including all registration forms, transportation forms and any other necessary documents (i.e., County Subsidized Funding,Title XX, scholarship, TANF forms, etc).
4. Prepares weekly rosters of program participants for attendance at site and for transportation personnel.
5. Conducts on-site registration as needed or when requested by supervisor. 
6. Reviews Title XX pweb and portal daily to review swipes and payments.
7. Maintains records of participant attendance, fees received, and other data related to programs for use in statistical reports.
8. Prepares periodic summaries of child care / camp registration and payment information for review by administrative personnel.
9. Attends site director meetings as needed to communicate about County Subsidy swiping, enrollees and issues.
10. Updates staff and children’s files and medical information as directed by Center Director.
11. Provides information regarding child care programs; prepares information packets for potential participants as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; must have experience using computer database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Child Care/Camp Registrar

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA, located in Canal Winchester, is seeking a Full Time Child Care/Day Camp Registrar.  This positions focus is to provide administrative support to child care staff and parents to ensure that administrative functions including financial transactions are smooth and efficient.
Our Registrar will track registration, payments, and attendance for child care and camp programs while working in a fun and fast paced environment.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- And so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Provides information regarding child care and camp programs; prepares and mails information packets to potential participants annually.
3. Registers individuals for participation in child care and camp programs, and enters registration and fee payment information in data system. Responsible for collection of registration materials including all registration forms, transportation forms and any other necessary documents (i.e., County Subsidized Funding,Title XX, scholarship, TANF forms, etc).
4. Prepares weekly rosters of program participants for attendance at site and for transportation personnel.
5. Conducts on-site registration as needed or when requested by supervisor. 
6. Reviews Title XX pweb and portal daily to review swipes and payments.
7. Maintains records of participant attendance, fees received, and other data related to programs for use in statistical reports.
8. Prepares periodic summaries of child care / camp registration and payment information for review by administrative personnel.
9. Attends site director meetings as needed to communicate about County Subsidy swiping, enrollees and issues.
10. Updates staff and children’s files and medical information as directed by Center Director.
11. Provides information regarding child care programs; prepares information packets for potential participants as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; must have experience using computer database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Child Care/Camp Registrar

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA, located in Canal Winchester, is seeking a Full Time Child Care/Day Camp Registrar.  This positions focus is to provide administrative support to child care staff and parents to ensure that administrative functions including financial transactions are smooth and efficient.
Our Registrar will track registration, payments, and attendance for child care and camp programs while working in a fun and fast paced environment.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- And so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Provides information regarding child care and camp programs; prepares and mails information packets to potential participants annually.
3. Registers individuals for participation in child care and camp programs, and enters registration and fee payment information in data system. Responsible for collection of registration materials including all registration forms, transportation forms and any other necessary documents (i.e., County Subsidized Funding,Title XX, scholarship, TANF forms, etc).
4. Prepares weekly rosters of program participants for attendance at site and for transportation personnel.
5. Conducts on-site registration as needed or when requested by supervisor. 
6. Reviews Title XX pweb and portal daily to review swipes and payments.
7. Maintains records of participant attendance, fees received, and other data related to programs for use in statistical reports.
8. Prepares periodic summaries of child care / camp registration and payment information for review by administrative personnel.
9. Attends site director meetings as needed to communicate about County Subsidy swiping, enrollees and issues.
10. Updates staff and children’s files and medical information as directed by Center Director.
11. Provides information regarding child care programs; prepares information packets for potential participants as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; must have experience using computer database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Youth Sports Coordinator

It’s a beautiful thing when a passion and a career come together!  If you love sports and making a difference in children’s lives - then we have a position for you!  The Hilliard YMCA is seeking a Part Time Plus Youth Sports Coordinator to be responsible for planning and implementing YMCA youth sports programs which meet the diverse needs of the membership and the community.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits for Part Time Plus staff including:

- Personal time off work
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Plans, promotes, implements, and evaluates programs for youth sports (basketball, gymnastics, soccer, t-ball, football, floor hockey, etc) including sports camps and clinics.
Supervises game sites during league play.
Officiates matches, games and tournaments.
Ensures the fields and programs areas are clean, efficient, and free from safety hazards.
Communicates with parents and coaches on a regular basis.
Incorporates member-service strategies into programs to ensure positive member recruitment and retention.
Conducts coaches’ trainings, clinics and meetings before each league season.
Evaluates youth sports equipment for routine maintenance, repair, and phase-out.
Coordinates team rosters and player placements.
Makes recommendations on new equipment purchases.
Develops league play schedules.
Coordinates league officiating and multiple site supervisor’s schedule.
Teaches the PeeWee level program a minimum of one class per session.
Assists in the planning and coordination of the end-of-season banquets.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in the supervision of 6 to 20 volunteers and/or employees who serve as coaches, referees, umpires, site supervisors, and field assistants for the youth sports department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the association’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include assisting in the interviewing, hiring, and training employees and volunteers; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining volunteers/employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors degree in youth development, education, psychology or related field, and two years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Requires completion of:
Principles and Practices, Introduction to Volunteerism, Introduction to Leading Others, Introduction to Fiscal Management, Leadership Competency Assessment, Team Leader Certification Test.
CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 30 days.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA

Site Directors - Columbus & Southwestern City School Districts


The YMCA of Central Ohio is seeking candidates for our Site Director positions for our programs in the Columbus City and Southwestern City School Districts.  These positions are from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm M-F, and some time for planning.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.  Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits for part time staff including:
- Free membership for all staff
- Optional participation in our 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Diverse work experience in an inspiring environment
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
Participates in special events and branch activities.
Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
Must attend and maintain inservice hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilltop YMCA

Before and After School Site Directors - Columbus City & Southwestern


The YMCA of Central Ohio is seeking candidates for our Site Director positions for our programs in the Columbus City and Southwestern City School Districts.  These positions are from 6:45 am - 9:00 am and 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm for most programs plus planning time and other tasks.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
Participates in special events and branch activities.
Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
Must attend and maintain inservice hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilltop YMCA

Assistant Program Director - Housing

At the Y, we’re more than just a gym - we’re a movement! You might know us as a place to lift weights but we are about lifting entire communities - and we want you to help!

The YMCA of Central Ohio has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Assistant Program Director in our Supportive Housing Program at Franklin Station. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, this is definitely the job for you!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Coordinates and oversees the on-site services and activities provided by the program/service coordinator staff for the YMCA of Central Ohio Supportive Housing and Residence Program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and guests when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Interviews guests to determine nature and severity of barriers in areas such as personal and family adjustments, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments.
● Secures information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to resident’s situation, and evaluates these and resident’s capacities.
● Leads various support group efforts and workshops to improve guests various levels of functioning. Utilizes groups as a tool to coach/mentor service coordinator staff in conducting other groups.
● Helps guests modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self, personal problems, and resident’s part in creating them; Addresses complaints, grievances and incidences regarding guest behavior; Assists service coordinators with the grievance/incident process through coaching and providing input.
● Refers guests to community resources and other organizations.
● Participates in operations meetings, other program/association meetings/trainings and community meetings.
● Ensures timely submission of reports, data, or information requested by organization or partner agencies.
● Reviews service plans and performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality of services provided to the guests and status of residents’ individual cases.
● Conducts monthly audits of service coordinator files to ensure accuracy and files being current.
● Identifies areas of program improvement, creates work instructions and works with staff to encourage positive program updates.
● Works closely with services team to ensure staff certifications are current and complete regarding YMCA and grant requirements.
● Maintains compliance to CSB/CARF program outcome expectations and continually evaluates programs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Provides supervision and coaching to program/service coordinators.
● Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
● Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and coaching employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Bachelor’s degree in social sciences-related field with a minimum 2 years experience in the field, with 1-5 years supervisory experience preferred; MSW preferred.
● Must possess a working knowledge of crisis intervention, working with families, human services, community outreach and skills in client assessment and referral
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
● Strong leadership skills
● Training requirements: YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
○ Team leader certification requires: Principles and Practices; Introduction to Volunteerism; Introduction to Leading Others; Introduction to Fiscal Management; Leadership competency assessment; Team Leader Certification Test.
○ Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications
○ Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse, motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.
○ Within first 3 months of hire, obtain CSP Administrator license.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations

Branches for Application Submission:

Franklin Station

Child Care Open Interviews


Join the Y’s Child Care team today! We will be holding OPEN INTERVIEWS for our various positions (Teachers, Lead Teachers, Site Directors and more!).
Join us Saturday, July 29th or Saturday, August 5th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at our Youth and Family Services Center,
1907 Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219. Call 614 389 2786 ext: 9847 with any questions.
Print off an application to bring or apply today online!

http://bit.ly/2s0qEek

Branches for Application Submission:

Child Care Open Interviews


Join the Y’s Child Care team today! We will be holding OPEN INTERVIEWS for our various positions (Teachers, Lead Teachers, Site Directors and more!).
Join us Saturday, July 29th or Saturday, August 5th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at our Youth and Family Services Center,
1907 Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219. Call 614 389 2786 ext: 9847 with any questions.
Print off an application to bring or apply today online!

http://bit.ly/2s0qEek

Branches for Application Submission:

Equestrian Staff

The YMCA’s Camp Willson - the 500 acre memory maker, located in Bellefontaine, is seeking enthusiastic leaders to join our Equestrian Staff!  Our staff provide support for the equestrian program by caring for horses, barns and tack; and providing instruction to participants in the same.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists in the preparation of the horses for equestrian programs, including, but not limited to catching, feeding, grooming and saddling of horses.
Provide horse care to your level of training, or report horse health concerns to the Equestrian Director.
Assists in the cleaning of horses, barns, facilities and equipment as needed, including, but not limited to the shoveling of manure, storage of tack and supplies, turning out horses, and cleaning of facilities and grounds, care of riding helmets.
Observes camper and staff behavior; enforces appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and applies appropriate behavior-management techniques
Checks all tack and related equipment on a regular basis, reporting any concerns to the Equestrian Director or designate.
Follows and implement all policies related to safe horseback riding experiences, including but not limited to staff to participant ratios, safety equipment and emergency procedures.
Prepares for and actively participates in staff trainings and meetings
Maintains good public relations with participants and fellow staff


QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age; have a valid drivers license; and have ability to mount and dismount from a horse with no assistance.
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Equestrian Staff

The YMCA’s Camp Willson - the 500 acre memory maker, located in Bellefontaine, is seeking enthusiastic leaders to join our Equestrian Staff!  Our staff provide support for the equestrian program by caring for horses, barns and tack; and providing instruction to participants in the same.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists in the preparation of the horses for equestrian programs, including, but not limited to catching, feeding, grooming and saddling of horses.
Provide horse care to your level of training, or report horse health concerns to the Equestrian Director.
Assists in the cleaning of horses, barns, facilities and equipment as needed, including, but not limited to the shoveling of manure, storage of tack and supplies, turning out horses, and cleaning of facilities and grounds, care of riding helmets.
Observes camper and staff behavior; enforces appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and applies appropriate behavior-management techniques
Checks all tack and related equipment on a regular basis, reporting any concerns to the Equestrian Director or designate.
Follows and implement all policies related to safe horseback riding experiences, including but not limited to staff to participant ratios, safety equipment and emergency procedures.
Prepares for and actively participates in staff trainings and meetings
Maintains good public relations with participants and fellow staff


QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age; have a valid drivers license; and have ability to mount and dismount from a horse with no assistance.
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Youth Development Coordinator

It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.  At the Y, we make a difference in lives of youth every single day.  If you share our passion for working with children and making real change, join us!

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA, located in Canal Winchester, is seeking a full time Youth Development Director to be an agent of change in the lives of our youth.  Primary responsibility of this role is to is plan and promote youth, teen, and young adult development programs which meet the diverse need of the membership and strengthens community.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Organizes, promotes and leads assigned programs (child watch, kids time, family programming, teen leadership, community outreach, etc.) within the branch and in the local community.
3. Leads continuous improvement efforts focused upon established key Association benchmarks including but not limited to the following measures:
a. % of members reporting that team members are both friendly and competent.
b. % of members reporting that they feel welcome and that staff know their name.
4. Works closely with the youth development director to ensure that assigned programs have access to the necessary space and resources within the branch to meet the goals of the programs.
5. Works closely with the youth development director to ensure that assigned programs are developed and delivered to meet the goals of the program.
6. Collaborates with the branch executive director and his/her management team to ensure the safe and responsible operation of the Y including rotating responsibilities for overall facility supervision and program coverage.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
May provide coaching, coordination and direction for program facilitators within the branch.  In such cases, carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, screening, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; scheduling sports classes and clinics; identifying and supporting coaches for those classes and assuring that data entry for the class is complete; appraising and coaching performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Bachelors degree in youth development, education, psychology or related field, and two years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
● YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Requires completion of:
Principles and Practices, Introduction to Volunteerism, Introduction to Leading Others, Introduction to Fiscal Management, Leadership Competency Assessment, Team Leader Certification Test.
● CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 30 days.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Before and After School Teachers - Buckeye Valley School District

The YMCA of Central Ohio is excited to be expanding our school age child care programming into the Buckeye Valley School District starting in the 2017 school year!  We are seeking Cause Driven Leaders to join our team.  We are hiring teachers for East Elementary School in Ashley, Ohio and West Elementary in Ostrander.  Our program runs from 6:30 am - 9:30 am and then from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:
- Free membership for all staff
- Participation in the 403(b) Retirement option for all staff
- Belonging to one of the nations leading non-profits who are dedicated to making a difference for all in Central Ohio

POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides a safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site by performing the following duties,

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
• Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization of site throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
• Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
• Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
• Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards.
• Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children; communicates with parents regularly about their children’s goals, progress and accomplishments.
• Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, and community and YMCA staff.
• Works at other program locations when needed to maintain ratios.
• If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
• Complete all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
• Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
• Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
• Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Delaware Community Center YMCA

Site Coordinator - Buckeye Valley School District

The YMCA of Central Ohio is excited to be expanding our school age child care programming into the Buckeye Valley School District starting in the 2017 school year!  We are seeking Cause Driven Leaders to join our team.  We are hiring full time Site Coordinators for East Elementary School in Ashley, Ohio and West Elementary in Ostrander.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- Discounts on Y child care, camps and other programming
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with participants, families and all grant-related partners.
Communicates on a regular basis with all grant-related partners at least quarterly and/or as needed for grant activities. This includes a quarterly face-to-face meeting with all partners.
Maintains ODJFS licensing, Food Program requirements, YMCA MSI standards, United Way and grant requirements for program.
Responsible for coordination, planning and implementation of all daily youth development and academic programming.
Assists in monitoring and tracking the annual grant budget and spending. This includes: maintaining inventory and recommending purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids such as books, toys, and games designed to stimulate learning.
Maintains written records on individual children for all grant-related reports such as UWay/CTK, SES, PPICS, APR, and program binder. Inputs data electronically monthly and upon request.
Maintains current community partnerships and recruits new partners in response to family/participants needs.
Organizes, contributes to and attends monthly family engagement activities.
Creates and maintains a regular communication system with classroom teachers whose students are program participants.
Performs program duties as necessary or in the absence of regular program staff.
Maintains regular communication with and follows the recommendations of the grant Project Coordinator and Project Manager.
Represents assigned branch programs by attending and participating in meetings and Program Innovation Team projects.
Responsible for recruiting and maintaining families/program participants and keeping program enrollment at full capacity.
Performs general duties in the branch/facility as assigned or as deemed necessary by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in child development, elementary education, or a related field from four-year college or university; and two years experience supervising in a child care setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be at least 21 years of age
Experience in supervising adults
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training. 
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Requires completion of:
Principles and Practices, Introduction to Volunteerism, Introduction to Leading Others, Introduction to Fiscal Management, Leadership Competency Assessment, Team Leader Certification Test.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Delaware Community Center YMCA

Assistant Swim Team Coach

The YMCA is seeking experienced and dedicated coaches to help provide leadership, instruction and motivation for the participants in our swim team program.  The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation’s largest provider of swimming instruction to increase skills, safety, and confidence of swimmers both in- and out.  Give back to your community, help us empower our swimmers - join us!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Provide assistance to the head coach for the swim team as a YMCA Program. This includes incorporating the values of equal participation, family involvement, working toward individual goals, keeping winning in perspective, teaching fair play and good sportsmanship, and working with the whole person - spirit, mind, and body.
Leads by example while adhering to YMCA policies, and being a role model both on and off the pool deck.
Assists in the assessment of each swimmer and provides them with appropriate instruction and competitive event assignments (minimum of one event per athlete for a scheduled meet). 
Provides instruction, coaching and feedback to all swimmers during practices and meets that reflects the belief statements of YMCA competitive swimming. 
Assists in the development of the practice workout regimens to be used for each skill level group.
Builds effective, authentic relationships with swimmers and their parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
Works with the head coach and aquatics director to develop practice and meet schedules in accordance with YMCA of Central Ohio guidelines; considerations for schedules include balancing needs of the team program with the general membership of the Y.
Conveys information about swim team programs and schedules to swimmers and parents.
Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, meet results, team records, qualifying times, etc.
Assists in submitting all swim meet results (home and away) to the aquatics director and submits results of home meets to appropriate league representative.
In coordination with the aquatics director and head coach, ensures that swimmers’ individual accounts are being accurately credited/debited for payments/charges.  Ensures that regular statements are provided to each swimmer. 
Coordinates with the head coach and aquatics director to secure necessary supplies needed to host home swim meets; this includes but is not limited to: timing devices and equipment, concessions to be sold that meet the YMCA nutritional guidelines, team line-up sheets, heat sheets for sale (invitational only).
Remains current in knowledge of, and operates within YMCA swimming rules and regulations.
Attends league meetings, staff meetings and trainings and special events as scheduled.
Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
Organizes and puts away equipment used in practices and meets. Reports damaged equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age; have high school diploma; experience in swim team and coaching; knowledge of skill and stroke development.
Must complete state-mandated concussion training immediately and keep certification current (renews every 3 years).
Certifications: American Red Cross CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer, AED, and O2 certification.
Current YUSA coaches safety training or Lifeguard certifications; must have completed Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving (elearning from the YMCA LCDC.)
Must be able to demonstrate swim team coach skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

Head Swim Team Coach

The YMCA is seeking experienced and dedicated coaches to help provide leadership, instruction and motivation for the participants in our swim team program.  The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation’s largest provider of swimming instruction to increase skills, safety, and confidence of swimmers both in- and out.  Give back to your community, help us empower our swimmers - join us!


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation’s largest provider of swimming instructioin to increase skills, safety, and confidence of swimmers both in- and out- of the water. This position provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for participants in the swim team program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads the swim team as a YMCA Program.  This includes incorporating the values of equal participation, family involvement, working toward individual goals, keeping winning in perspective, teaching fair play and good sportsmanship, and working with the whole person - spirit, mind, and body.
Leads by example while adhering to YMCA policies, and being a role model both on and off the pool deck.
Assesses the abilities of each swimmer and provides them with appropriate instruction and competitive event assignments (minimum of one event per athlete for a scheduled meet). 
Provides instruction, coaching and feedback to all swimmers during practices and meets that reflects the belief statements of YMCA competitive swimming. 
Develops the practice workout regimens to be used for each skill level group; instructs swimmers in the workout directly or oversees the assistant coach(es) in their delivery. 
Builds effective, authentic relationships with swimmers and their parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
Works with the aquatics director to develop practice and meet schedules in accordance with YMCA of Central Ohio guidelines; considerations for schedules include balancing needs of the team program with the general membership of the Y.
Conveys information about swim team programs and schedules to swimmers and parents.
Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, meet results, team records, qualifying times, etc.
Submits results of all swim meets (home and away) to the aquatics director and submits results of home meets to appropriate league representative.
In coordination with the aquatics director, ensures that swimmers’ individual accounts are being accurately credited/debited for payments/charges.  Ensures that regular statements are provided to each swimmer. 
Coordinates with the aquatics director to secure necessary supplies needed to host home
swim meets; this includes but is not limited to: timing devices and equipment, concessions to be sold that meet the YMCA nutritional guidelines, team line-up sheets, heat sheets for sale (invitational only).
Remains current in knowledge of, and operates within YMCA swimming rules and regulations.
Attends league meetings, staff meetings and trainings and special events as scheduled.
Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
Organizes and puts away equipment used in practices and meets. Reports damaged equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 21 years of age; have high school diploma; experience in swim team and coaching; knowledge of skill and stroke development.
Certifications: American Red Cross CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer, AED, O2 certification and concussion training that meets state standards (renews every 3 years).
Current YUSA coaches safety training or Lifeguard certifications; must have completed Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving.
Must be able to demonstrate swim team coach skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

Swimming Instructors


We are looking for responsible, energetic individuals who are seeking flexible hours in a fun, fast paced environment. Swim Instructor requires professional and dependable individuals who will demonstrate honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility.  If you are enthusiastic, love people and the water - this could be the perfect place for you. 

POSITION SUMMARY
We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, high quality swim instructors that will follow our progressive aquatic curriculum in a safe, enjoyable, and positive atmosphere.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members.
• Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational classes, as directed by supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals. 
• Ensures participant safety during program by educating about, and enforcing safety rules and maintaining class control.
• Openly communicates with participants and their parents to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living; appraises students and their parents of strengths, accomplishments and areas for improvement/skill progression. 
• Builds effective, authentic relationships with members.
• Keeps accurate class attendance and skill evaluation records.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Must be at least 16 years of age and be able to swim; high school diploma and teaching experience preferred.
• American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, AED, Emergency Oxygen Administration certification must be obtained within the first 60 days of employment.
• Must obtain YMCA Swim Lesson (YSL) instructor certification within one year of hire; all certifications must be kept current during employment.

Branches for Application Submission:

Older Adult Program Coordinator

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

The Hilliker Y has an exiting opening for our Older Adult Program Coordinator.  This position oversees the enrollment, delivery, and continuous improvement of YMCA Older Adult Programs with special attention paid to the SilverSneakers program partnership with Healthways.  This is a part time position (15-20 hours per week) and includes a free YMCA membership!

If you are ready to start your career at the Y, apply today!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Organizes, promotes and leads older adult programs within the branch and in the local community.
Works closely with the Enrollment and Wellness Support teams to ensure that older adult members receive the appropriate level of empathy and support for their unique health and wellness challenges and opportunities.
Works closely with the Chronic Disease Program Coordinator on the promotion of the Medicare funded YMCA Diabetes Prevention Programs taking place at the branch and in the community.
Leads continuous improvement efforts focused upon established key Association benchmarks including but not limited to the following measures:
# of SilverSneakers Active Participants each month
Average Number of Visits per SilverSneakers Participant
# of total monthly SilverSneakers visits
Older Adult email acquisition rates
% of members who report developing friendships at the Y
% of members reporting that team members are both friendly and competent.
% of members reporting that they feel welcome and that staff know their name.
Works closely with the Director of Member Impact to ensure that older adult programs have been scheduled at strategic times of day that work well with existing building usage patterns so as to maximize facility usage throughout the day.
Collaborates with the branch executive director and his/her management team to ensure the safe and responsible operation of the Y including rotating responsibilities for overall facility supervision and program coverage.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
May provide coaching, coordination and direction for program leaders within the branch.  In such cases, carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, screening, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising and coaching performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, psychology or related field, and two years experience working in health and wellness or social service environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
YMCA Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 90 days.

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Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

Aquatics Director - Marion YMCA

The Marion Family YMCA W. Keith Davis Natatorium has an 8 lane competitive pool, warm water therapy pool and whirlpool spa. Current aquatic programs include a comprehensive instructional swimming lesson program utilizing the new Y curriculum, a competitive swim team with approximately 20 swimmers, lifeguard training and specialty programs.

Position Overview: Under the direction of the Executive Director and in accordance with the Strategic Road Map of the Marion Family YMCA, the Aquatics Director is responsible for all programs, activities and daily operation of the Aquatics Department.  The Aquatics Director oversees the aquatic staff including lifeguards and instructors; administers a comprehensive staff development program; maintains a safe aquatic environment; develops and implements programs; has fiscal accountability; coaches the swim team or supervises team coach; and participates as a member of the leadership staff team.  Incumbent must role model the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and work daily to develop personal and meaningful relationships with members, staff, and guests.   


Qualifications
Position requires a person with a bachelor’s degree and experience in youth development through aquatics, aquatics safety and program management.

Incumbent must hold current YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard certification including current CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid; or have held in the past and are able to recertify within thirty days of accepting position. Preferred additional certifications prior to hire include YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor (new material), YMCA Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor, CPR for Professional Rescuer Instructor, First Aid Instructor, Oxygen Administration Instructor and Certified Pool Operator (or YMCA POOL). Additional preferred skills include coaching competitive swimming, budget development and management, highly organized, working with groups, an understanding of the YMCA mission and ability to communicate effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds.

Desirable attributes include a passion for swimming and developing young swimmers, commitment to swimmers of all backgrounds and abilities, ability to motivate swimmers at their level, and technical knowledge of swimming.

Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.  Build personal and meaningful relationships with members, participants, volunteers, guests and donors; help members connect with one another and with the Y.

2.  Work daily to nurture the potential of all youth and teens; help people improve their well-being; and provide opportunities for people to give back and support one another.

3.  Work as part of the staff leadership team responsible for carrying out the organizational, program and operational strategies of the association’s strategic plan.

4.  Hire, train, schedule and supervise all lifeguards, swim lesson instructors, coaches and other staff and volunteers as assigned; review and evaluate staff performance; develop strategies to motive staff and volunteers and achieve goals.

5.  Ensure a high quality, comprehensive swim instruction program that meets YUSA curriculum guidelines and community needs.

6.  Ensure a competitive swimming program that encourages swimmers of all levels to experience achievement and a sense of belonging.

7.  Ensure that the aquatic center meets all local, state and federal codes and YMCA guidelines for safety and operation.

8.  Hold regular staff meetings and in-service trainings to keep staff rescue-ready and updated on policy changes as well as other information related to the YMCA.

9.  Organize, develop, implement and promote high quality programs that meet the needs of members and the community and meet established income goals.

10.  Evaluate program effectiveness through observation and administration of program evaluations by participants or parents at least once per program season.

11.  In coordination with Director of Relationships, market assigned program areas ensuring target enrollment numbers are met.

12.  Use and fully understand software and hardware for timing system, swim team management, and swim meets.

13.  Is “hands on” in all areas including teaching aquatic classes, lifeguarding and other areas as needed.

14.  Serves as association safety officer including maintain all association first aid kits, first aid stations and AEDs; and is ASHI training site manager.

15.  Ensure the cleanliness of the aquatic center and that all safety equipment is in proper working condition.

16.  Develop for approval, implement and monitor the aquatic department’s budget.

17.  Collaborate with schools, agencies, health care organizations and others to coordinate usage and rental of association pools.

18.  Obtain and maintain all necessary certifications for effective and efficient execution of position’s essential functions.

19.  Incorporate volunteers into program areas giving people the opportunity to give back and support their neighbors.

20.  Assist the Building & Grounds Director in the mechanical operation of the swimming pools.

21.  Assist in YMCA financial development efforts including the Annual Building a Strong Community Campaign.

22.  Attend all staff training and meetings as required.

23.  Uphold YMCA policies and philosophy; use character development as a basis in working with members, participants, the public and staff.

24.  Have complete knowledge of all association emergency procedures.

25.  Shares in building supervising / “Director on Duty” responsibilities with other exempt staff.

26.  Maintain all necessary records as requested by Executive Director.

27.  Assist supervisor, Executive Director and staff team as necessary / requested to ensure successful outcome of YMCA operations and mission.

28.  The incumbent must be able to fulfill the above job requirements by purposefully and seamlessly challenging her/himself and others to accept and demonstrate the positive values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Please click this link to apply.

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Lead School Age Teacher - Before & After School

The North YMCA is seeking a Lead School Age Teacher to assist Site Director in promoting a safe, consistent and academically stimulating environment.  This dynamic role will share time between our program at the Y as well as Parkmoor Elementary Y Club.  This position runs Monday - Friday from 7-9 am and 3-6 pm with 5 hours per week of planning and administrative time.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits for part time plus staff including:

- Personal time off work
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assumes the responsibilities of site director in his/her absence.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Provides input to site director of ideas to include in the weekly curriculum.
Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards. Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum calendar, and special events.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for site.
Completes all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

North YMCA

Site Director - North YMCA

The North YMCA is seeking a full time site director to establish and promote a cause driven program that is safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment.  This dynamic role will share time between our program at the Y as well as Parkmoor Elementary Y Club.  This position runs Monday - Friday from 7-9 am and 3-6pm with 15 hours per week of planning and administrative time.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
Participates in special events and branch activities.
Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
Must attend and maintain inservice hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

North YMCA

Community Resource Specialist - Rapid Rehousing Program

At the Y, we’re more than just a gym - we’re a movement! You might know us as a place to lift weights but we are about lifting entire communities - and we want you to help us!

The Van Buren Center has an exciting new opportunity for a Community Resource Specialist in our Rapid Rehousing program. Our full time staff receive a wonderful benefits package that includes vacation, sick and personal time; health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Y-Retirement Fund; a free family membership and so much more!


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Rapid Rehousing Community Resource Specialist is responsible for ensuring that best practices are implemented according to Rapid ReHousing (RRH) by following a Housing First approach. Serves as a member of the Rapid Rehousing Program to provide a variety of office and field activities to monitor and assist clients in achieving residential stability. Responsible for connecting clients in the program with community support services to maximize opportunities available.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Develops and builds relationships with community supports and partner agencies that help clients utilize community resources.
3. Develop and maintain an active report which includes all partner agencies and their scope of work.
4. Collaborates with RRH Case Managers to refer clients to community resources that address basic needs in a timely manner in order for them to focus on their health and well-being.
5. Inform community partners about gaps in services for clients; follow up with RRH case managers or program directors to ensure clients are connected to services and that barriers or access issues experienced by the clients are documented and addressed.
6. Maintains accurate daily logs records, monthly outcome reports, and files for each guest.
7. Collects and reports program data, including but not limited to HMIS reporting and funders’ required data.
8. Become an active participant in the communities that serve our clients.
9. Participate in different community events for networking and establishing good working relationships with key players in mental health and employment services.
10. Works closely with departments within the RRH program to best meet the needs of clients.
11. Participates in operations meetings, other program/association meetings/trainings and community meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in social services; BSW, MSW, or Masters in Counseling preferred; and two years related experience and/or training/internship; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Prior advocacy or academic experience in housing and/or homeless services preferred.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong Time Management Skills
Training requirements:
o Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications
o Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse, motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Case Manager - Rapid Rehousing Program

At the Y, we’re more than just a gym - we’re a movement! You might know us as a place to lift weights but we are about lifting entire communities - and we want you to help us!

The Van Buren Center has an exciting new opportunity for a Case Manager in our Rapid Rehousing program. Our full time staff receive a wonderful benefits package that includes vacation, sick and personal time; health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Y-Retirement Fund; a free family membership and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Rapid Rehousing Case Manager is responsible for ensuring that best practices are implemented according to Rapid ReHousing (RRH) by following a Housing First approach. RRH Case manager is responsible for connecting clients to housing location. The RRH Case Manager works closely with the RRH Housing Specialist to assist clients participating in the RRH program in identifying appropriate permanent housing opportunities. The RRH Case manager will build housing and budget planning for individual clients. An integral part of the Rapid Rehousing Case manager responsibilities are to connect clients to resources (e.g. mental health, employment, etc.) in the community in which the client decides to reside.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and guests when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Provide direct services to clients, including intake, engagement, assessment, service plan development, referral, advocacy, exit summaries and follow-up.
● Manage a case load and monitor and document client progress toward service plan goals; ensures accuracy of files for audits and program outcomes.
● Coordinate client services with other social services, mental health, medical, employment, educational, child care and other providers.
● Conduct regular case conferences with clients and service providers as required.
● Assess clients’ legal, financial, social, medical, psychological, and other needs related to their housing situation.
● Develop familiarity with unique challenges and resources as it relates to homelessness.
● Develop effective, trusting relationships with client.
● Develop individualized housing stability plans, including post housing stabilization plan.
● Provide life-skills training and financial literacy training to enhance housing stability.
● Mediate conflict between clients and their family and/or landlords to promote housing stability.
● Performs unit inspections within contract, county, and federal guidelines.
● Conduct site visits to client’s homes to ensure eligibility for Rapid Rehousing.
● Maintain a current, thorough knowledge of community resources and utilize these to provide services to clients.
● Document all interactions with, or on behalf of, clients. Maintain familiarity with program resources available on- and off-site.
● Participates in operations meetings, other program/association meetings/trainings and community meetings.

Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred; 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Some knowledge of local and federal government benefits and entitlements and other social service providers
• Able to work in a high-tolerance, harm reduction model with clients who have multiple barriers
• Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, and computer skills
• Valid OH Driver’s license, reliable car, auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record
• Prior advocacy or academic experience in housing and/or homeless services preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong multi-tasking abilities
• Knowledge of the Social Services available through Franklin County, the State of Ohio, and local agencies.
• Able to work in a team environment
Training requirements:
• Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications
o Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse, motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.
o Within first 3 months of hire, obtain CSP Administrator license.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Lead Toddler Teacher

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our child care, after school and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.

Our full time staff receive great benefits package that includes:
- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership - and so much more!


POSITION SUMMARY: Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors and healthy living practices.
Prepares classroom for children daily by arranging and maintaining a safe and age appropriate learning environment; keeps classroom space clean and organized; maintains classroom supplies; conducts annual classroom environment assessment with designated tool (ECCERS, ITERS, ELLCO, etc.) as required. 
Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, children, and staff.
Conducts informal orientation (including transition meetings) for children new to the classroom.
Assesses each child’s developmental needs both formally and informally using designated assessment and screening tools. Establishes and monitors individual goals for all children.  Documents evidence to be used for curriculum planning and assessment including ongoing, systematic observations on each child. 
Conducts parent/teacher conferences utilizing assessment results.
Writes and implements lesson plans and follows daily schedule; plans must reflect a well balanced, varied program for children following designated curriculum and program guidelines as well as incorporating Ohio, SUTQ and NAEYC standards.
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear, consistent, and developmentally appropriate expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring center’s compliance with all YMCA, ODJFS licensing, SUTQ and NAEYC requirements.
Collects, records and maintains all necessary information/documentation for student records, funding and other projects; enters data into appropriate systems in a consistent and timely fashion.
Contributes to staff projects, organizes and communicates with supervisor, parents, host, and staff. Takes a leadership role when applicable in special events.
Attends all staff meetings, and appropriate child care workshops; maintains training hours needed for SUTQ and NAEYC.
Maintains prompt hours, follows procedures for absences, and provides staff with lesson plans in the case of absence.
Assists in the training of other staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your program.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in child development, elementary education, or related field from college or university; previous experience in a early care and education setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Hilltop Educare
KIPP Early Learning Center

Early Childhood Teachers/Floaters - Mornings

The YMCA’s Hilltop Educare Center, located on West Broad Street, in the ODOT complex - has openings for part time floaters!  We are seeking enthusiastic staff to form shifts between7:00 am - 11:00 am.  This par time position includes a free Y membership and INVALUABLE experience working with children at one of the nations leading providers in child care!

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success.  That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework.  Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.


POSITION SUMMARY:
This position provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers. This will be a “floater” position, requiring a flexible individual who can move from room to room as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
• Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
• Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
• Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
• Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
• Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
• Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
• Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
• If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
• Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
• Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
• Attends applicable special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
• Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
• Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards
• Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Hilltop Educare

Program Director - Rapid Rehousing Program

At the Y, we’re more than just a gym - we’re a movement! You might know us as a place to lift weights but we are about lifting entire communities - and we want you to help us!

The Van Buren Shelter has an exciting new opportunity for Program Directors in our Rapid ReHousing program. Our full time staff receive a wonderful benefits package that includes vacation, sick and personal time; health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Y-Retirement Fund; a free family membership and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Program Director is responsible for ensuring that best practices are implemented according to Rapid ReHousing (RRH) by following a Housing First approach as well as management of daily workflow as it relates to assigned program zone.  Oversees assigned RRH case managers, engages for grant compliance and performs related work as required supporting the mission of the YMCA of Central Ohio.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and guests when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Supervises all program activities including outreach, enrollment, placement, training and follow-up for grants to ensure that all projected goals are met for assigned program zone.
● Provide leadership to the case management team. Conduct meetings and trainings to ensure program compliance and to enhance staff skills
● Establishes connections with appropriate private and public agencies
● Collects and reports program data, including but not limited to HMIS reporting and funders’ required data
● Handles difficult clients or crises that require advanced clinical training; initial contact for program appeals and grievances.
● Attends and participates in program, agency and community meetings and trainings as needed or to represent the YMCA and the RRH program
● Provides direct service to clients including triage, assessment, crisis intervention and advocacy as needed
● Utilizes productivity reports to monitors client activity and overall program progress
● Works closely with departments within the RRH program to best meet the needs of clients
● Monitors all in-house databases (Excel and Service Point) ensuring timely and correct data input
● Participates and leads weekly case review.
● Participates in operations meetings, other program/association meetings/trainings and community meetings.
● Reviews service plans and performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality of services provided to the clients and status of clients’ individual cases.
● Conducts monthly audits of RRH case manager files to ensure accuracy and files being current.
● Identifies areas of program improvement, creates work instructions and works with staff to encourage positive program updates.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Directly supervises 8-10 RRH Case managers.
● Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
● Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and coaching employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Bachelor’s degree in human services-related field with a minimum 2 years’ experience in the field, with 2-5 years supervisory experience preferred. Master’s degree in Human Services or related field is preferred.
● Must possess a working knowledge of Rapid Rehousing best practices, crisis intervention, working with individuals experiencing homelessness, human services, community outreach and skills in client assessment and referral
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
● Strong leadership skills
● Training requirements: YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
○ Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications
○ Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse, motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.
○ Within first 3 months of hire, obtain CSP Administrator license.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Summer Subs & Floaters

If you are looking for meaningful summer work, and love working with children - the Y has a great opportunity for you!

Our early childhood education programs throughout Central Ohio are seeking subs for the summer.  We have full day infant. toddler and preschool centers, and preschool galore!  This is a flexible and fun summer position for varying shifts and locations.  Free membership during employment and if you discover your passion with the Y - we have many opportunities to turn a summer position into a career in Y child care!

Spirit of the Position:
Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions: include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
Attends applicable special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Resident Camp Counselor

Have the best summer ever at our 500 acre memory maker!

The YMCA’s awesome Camp Willson, located in Bellefontaine, is seeking enthusiastic, patient, and sometimes silly Camp Counselors for the summer!  Our counselors supervise and lead groups of campers in programming that is safe, fun, and engenders in them a life-long love of camp.  Staff will oversee groups of kids in the boys and girls bunks so room and board is provided!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Learns the likes/dislikes of each participant in assigned cabin (maximum 1:8 staff/camper ratio) and encourages participation in activities that campers like and provide growth opportunities.
3. Recognizes and responds to opportunities for group problem solving; provides opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems and concerns.
4. Develops opportunities for interaction between campers.
5. Helps each participant to meet the goals for camper development; provides opportunities for the group that allows each individual to experience success during camp.
6. Guides all campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
7. Carries out established roles for enforcing camp safety regulations; instructs campers in emergency procedures such as fire drills, evacuating cabins, etc. supervises camper health and safety.
8. Cooperates with participants to develop cabin activity plans as appropriate.
9. Assists in developing Adventure Area lesson plans, equipment & supply ordering / preparation / maintenance; teaching those lessons, and in making recommendations for program growth.
10. Supervises and leads by example in all assigned aspects of the campers’ day including but not limited to morning reveille, cabin/camp clean-up, meal-times, rest hour, evening activities, chapel and devotions, bed-time preparation and after-hours duties as assigned.
11. Maintains records on the work and progress of assigned campers; fosters open communication with campers’ parents regarding progress and unusual events.
12. Actively participates in all related staff meetings/trainings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Must be at least 18 years old and have HS diploma required; completion of at least one year of college and experience working in a camp setting preferred. 
● Ability to coordinate, organize, and teach activities in one or more of the following specialized program areas:  Aquatics, Creative Arts, Outdoor Living skills, or Sports and Fitness.
● Must have enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Certified Pound Instructors

The Gahanna YMCA is seeking a certified instructor for a variety of classes (day, evening & weekends) to teach this high energy class for our awesome members!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
Builds effective, authentic relationshipPs with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA; implements “3 minutes” in every class.
Keeps accurate class attendance records.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
High school diploma and experience teaching group exercise classes preferred.
Must have current CPR/First aid & AED certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have attended, or attend YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles/Principles of Health and Fitness within the first 60 days of employment.
Must have received certification in YMCA Group Exercise Instructor training AND in their program area (i.e. cycling, martial arts, cardio/step etc.) within the first 90 days of employment. Must keep certifications current throughout term of employment.

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Welcome Desk and Membership Director

The Eldon & Elsie Ward YMCA has an exciting opening for a full time Welcome Desk and Membership Director.  This dynamic role will oversee the operation of the Welcome Desk and Member Enrollment teams in a manner that provides members and prospective members with a positive first and ongoing impression of the YMCA while establishing and maintaining systems for effective communication between the Y and members/participants. 

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.
Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:
- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership - and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and
members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Screens, trains, and supervises the Welcome Desk and Member Enrollment team members.
Maintains a leadership presence at the Welcome desk so as to effectively role model welcome desk and enrollment best practices and to coach staff in both functional areas.
Leads continuous improvement efforts focused upon established key Association benchmarks including but not limited to the following measures:
# of inquiry phone calls that result in appointments with enrollment specialists
# of new enrollments and introduction:enrollment conversion rates
% of new members who meet with a wellness support team member to discuss goals, gifts and interests
% of members reporting that team members are both friendly and competent.
% of members reporting that they feel welcome and that staff know their name.
New member and program participant email acquisition rates.
% of New Member survey returns
Works with the Office Manager and Director of Member Impact to manage the annual renewal process.
Manages the schedule of the Welcome Desk and Member Enrollment teams so that member needs are met, and labor costs are within established guidelines.
Collaborates with the branch executive director and his/her management team to ensure the safe and responsible operation of the Y including rotating responsibilities for overall facility supervision and program coverage.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages between two and ten members of the Member Enrollment and Welcome Desk Teams.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, screening, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent, and two years experience working in health and wellness or social service environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 90 days.

Branches for Application Submission:

Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA

Head Lifeguard

Put your love of water to work at the Gahanna YMCA!

We are seeking a head lifeguard to guard and assist with scheduling,  This is a part time positions (will include some evening and weekends) and includes a free Y membership!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures; provides leadership and supervision to lifeguards on a shift

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
- Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
- Reports in uniform (swimsuit, guard shirt, towel, whistle, rescue tube and barrier) to station when scheduled shift begins.
- Maintains active surveillance of the pool area; refrains from socializing while guarding.
- Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model. Completes related reports as required.
- Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
- Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.  Rules are explained and enforced in a courteous, professional, and firm manner. 
- Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
- Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment (lifeguarding, rescue, and first aide) is available and functional; reports concerns to aquatics director or building supervisor immediately.
- Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving; reports any concerns to the aquatics director or building supervisor immediately.
- Clears all swimmers from the water during an electrical storm or adverse weather conditions. 
- Secures pool are by locking all doors and gates when a lifeguard is not on duty.
- Performs chemical testing when not guarding , as required, and takes appropriate action.
- Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
- Participates in emergency drills and procedures to the highest level that your training and the situation permits.
- Maintains inventory of supplies for pool, first aid station, and concession stand; recommend necessary purchases to pool manager or aquatics director.
- Ensures that staff are getting adequate breaks and are following the station rotation schedule.
- Monitors the money systems for concessions and gate proceeds.

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:
- Must be at least 18 years old;  have high school diploma; lifeguarding experience and knowledge of pool maintenance.
- Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen. 
- Current YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent certification.
- Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
- Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilltop YMCA

Health & Wellness Director

Apply online at:
http://www.lcfymca.org/employment

Branches for Application Submission:

Custodian

We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Y Facilities to the next level. If you have passion and housekeeping/janitorial expertise the Y has a position for you!  We currently have an opening for a 8am - 4pm Monday - Friday Caretaker of Clean - this is an excellent part time plus opportunity that includes:
- Personal Time Off
- Participation in the YMCA retirement fund
- Health, dental and vision insurance
and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager or Facility Director, the Custodian will ensure a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  This position will perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager, Facility Director, other leadership staff and coworkers. 
3. Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas.  Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, lockers, etc.
4. Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc.  Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist.
5. Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
6. Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
7. Changes light bulbs as needed or directed.
8. Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
9. Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
10. Responsible for strict adherence to all Branch line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
11. Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
• Must have ability to:
o follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
o work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
o Operate manual and power equipment
• Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Sports Monitor - Whitehall High School Program

The Y is very excited to be starting a new program in Whitehall for High School students.  We will be offering a program Monday - Friday from 4:15 - 6:15 pm focusing on sport pick up games.  This is a great opportunity to each youth the benefits of sportsmanship, hard work, and the Y values.  This is a seasonal position that will run until the end of May 2017.

Spirit of the Position:
Ensures gym and sports field areas are safe and welcoming environments for members and participants to reach their personal goals in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Strategic focus include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Develops and maintains effective and positive relationships with participants, volunteers,  school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
3. Observes members and ensures their safety; knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for gym and sports fields; suggests age-appropriate activities for participants and assists in teaching skills.
4. Secures and prepares program areas including room and equipment set up and tear down.
5. During league play, ensures that rules are followed and statistics, such as scoring, are accurately kept.
6. Maintains records and compiles statistical information for outcome measurements.
7. Ensure the cleanliness of the space we are using.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Must be at least 18 years of age, HS diploma or GED preferred; and have general general knowledge of multiple sports.
● Certifications: CPR, First Aid & AED within 30 days of hire.  Must keep certifications current.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Custodial Staff

We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Y Facilities to the next level. If you have passion and housekeeping/janitorial expertise the Y has a position for you!

We currently have an openings for part time Caretakers of Clean!  You might know the Y as a place to lift weights but we’re about lifting entire communities.  Our staff is our greatest asset and we’d love for you to join us!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager or Facility Director, the Custodian will ensure a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  This position will perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager, Facility Director, other leadership staff and coworkers. 
3. Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas.  Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, lockers, etc.
4. Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc.  Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist.
5. Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
6. Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
7. Changes light bulbs as needed or directed.
8. Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
9. Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
10. Responsible for strict adherence to all Branch line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
11. Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
• Must have ability to:
o follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
o work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
o Operate manual and power equipment
• Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

Lifeguards

We are looking for responsible, energetic individuals who are seeking flexible hours in a fun, fast paced environment. Lifeguarding requires professional and dependable individuals who will demonstrate honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility.  If you are enthusiastic, love people and the water - this could be the perfect place for you. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Must be able to maintain safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Able to create a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Performs as a leader and role model for other staff members and patrons.
• Shows up for work in the correct uniform on time and ready to work.
• Knows and practices all emergency procedures and responds accordingly, which includes attending all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
• Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
• Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the aquatic area.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 16 years of age
• Certifications in: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen. 
• Current YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent.
• Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
• Must be able to demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

Child Watch Staff

Child Watch!  We love this program!

We’re so excited about this job opening WE CAN’T STAND IT!!!!

The YMCA is proud to have a safe and nurturing place for our members little ones to roam and play while their family works out!  There is nothing better for us than to see an entire family partaking in our programming!  This is a great position for students, retirees - and anyone in between.  Flexible shifts and a free Y membership!


POSITION SUMMARY: Provides supervision to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and/or school age children in a safe & fun environment while their parents are using the YMCA facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors and healthy living practices.
2. Greets and engages each child and parent; communicates often and professionally with families and interacts with children.
3. Monitors the drop off & pick up of children, follows policies and procedures related to such.
4. Performs age-appropriate activities children assigned to their group/program.
5. Encourages children to make friends with other children (if age appropriate) and communicates about activities and connections made to parents at pick-up.
6. Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of the program space and equipment daily.
7. Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
8. Maintains prompt hours and follows established procedures for absences.
9. If using other spaces in the branch (i.e. pool, gym), leaves them in the same condition as found.
10. Completes written documentation for incidents and injuries; contacts childrens’ parents immediately about emergency situations; communicates to parents about non-emergency incidents upon pick-up.
11. Actively interacts with children on an individual basis while maintaining control of entire group.
12. Positions his/herself for optimal interactions and supervision of children.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
• Must obtain and keep current in first aid & CPR as determined by supervisor.
• Recommended trainings include: communicable disease, child abuse recognition and child development.

Branches for Application Submission:

Camp Medical Assistant

Camp Willson, the 500 acre memory maker in Bellefontaine, is seeking an experienced, supportive and enthusiastic Camp Medical Assistant.  This new role will provide general health care to the camp community and assist our Camp Nurses.  Our awesome camp runs June-August and room and board is provided!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Upon arrival, screen all campers according to Doctor’s procedures
2. Keep accurate and detailed medical records of all care given or medication distributed.
3. Maintain an inventory of all medical equipment and supplies.
4. Maintain a clean and organized Health Center.
5. Pack first aid kits for all overnights and out-of-camp trips.
6. Maintain confidentiality with the patient as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Desire to work with children ages 7-17 and adults of all ages in an outdoor setting.
2. Well rounded medical knowledge and emergency first aid techniques
3. Ability to accept supervision and guidance
4. Ability to coordinate, organize, and operate a camp health center
5. Must be at least 21 years of age
6. STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide), Emergency Medical Technician, at least two to three years of experience and/or First Aid/CPR certified
7. Must live on site

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Lead Teacher - Hamilton Township

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success.  That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework.  Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.

Our before and after school program in Hamilton Township is seeking a Lead Teacher to assist the Site Director in promoting a safe, consistent and academically stimulating environment at our awesome site!  The program runs Monday through Friday approx 7:00 am - 9:00 am and again from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.  In addition to joining our family at the Y, one of the nations leading non-profits, you will be making an ever lasting impact in our community (and you get a free Y membership!)


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assumes the responsibilities of site director in his/her absence.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Provides input to site director of ideas to include in the weekly curriculum.
Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards. Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum calendar, and special events.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for site.
Completes all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hoover Y Park

AmeriCorps EAP Corpsmember


The Citizens Conservation Corps is seeking to hire an AmeriCorps EAP Corpsmember to support the Youth Initiative, Let’s Move! Outside Community Coordinator by working with YMCA staff, community partners and volunteers to ensure fidelity of the Initiative. 

The EAP member will support the community coordinator in the following areas:

• Reach out to community groups to promote programming, participation and collaboration via a launch and summit.
• Facilitate engagement with public land management agencies (including but not limited to Department of the Interior -DOI) and partnering organizations via a local community partner Summit
• Promote programming that connects youth to the outdoors to play, learn, serve and work.
• As necessary will create relevant and sustainable programs that strengthen and increase volunteer engagement on public lands, including but not limited to lands managed by the bureaus of the DOI.
• Report your COMMUNITY numbers at the end of the calendar year

Specific Duties may require:
• Help organize the Summit
• Provide project support in data collection including number of volunteers engaged in projects as well as opportunities for kids and families to “Play” and “Learn” in these projects.
o Registration and database management of volunteers
o Will follow up with organizations engaged in the Summit and attend and volunteer at a minimum of 3 of their events. These hours will count toward the service term
o Engage more community volunteers by promoting local partner events to YMCA members and local community
• Ensure that materials are prepared appropriately:
o marketing assets available on the PLSW share site
 and providing YMCA Video and Photo Release Forms for video and photo recording for mid and end of year summary as part of the Y-USA reporting process
• Other duties may include those that are assigned by the Community Coordinator or supervisor

The EAP member will be working most days in the office and participate in events (during the week or on weekends).
Qualifications:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
• 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.
• Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. 
• Dependable – Can be depended upon to follow instructions and complete the work in a high quality manner.
• Trustworthy – Performs the work with integrity and honesty.

CCC Overview
The legacy of the Citizens Conservation Corps (CCC) and its tradition dates back to the 1930s under President Roosevelt’s public works programs.  Our CCC ancestors forged an impressive, solid reputation built on hard work, self- esteem and values.  Following that proud tradition, today’s Corps is alive and well, working to improve communities.  We are working diligently each and every day to strengthen and revitalize those communities.  This is done by investing in our people, both youth and adults.  We all share a common dream of improving and impacting as many lives as possible through education, training and employment. 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilltop YMCA

Active Older Adults (Senior Class) Instructor

The Delaware YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic fitness professional to teach basic exercises to our wonderful group of Seniors in our Active Older Adults Program.  The focus for our seniors is to build and maintain functional strength, balance, and coordination.  Currently offering class on Monday’s from 9:00 am - 10:00 am but we would love to see more scheduled and more Seniors involved!  Applicants must have standard group exercise instructor certification.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs group exercise classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA; implements “3 minutes” in every class.
Keeps accurate class attendance records.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
High school diploma and experience teaching group exercise classes preferred.
Must have current CPR & AED certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have taken
Orientation to Healthy Living at the Y, Foundations of Listen First, Principles of Member Health and Wellness, Group Exercise at the Y, and Foundations of Group Exercise at the Y (offered by ACE) within the first 60 days of employment.
Must have received certification in YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise at the Y Instructor training AND in their program area (i.e. cycling, martial arts, cardio/step etc.) within the first 90 days of employment. Must keep certifications current throughout term of employment. 

Branches for Application Submission:

Delaware Community Center YMCA

Site Coordinator - Olentangy

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our child care, after school and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.

The Liberty/Powell YMCA is seeking a Full Time Site Coordinator for our program in the Olentangy Schools.  This role oversees the coordination and implementation of all designated after school and summer programming and ensures that programs are in compliance ODJFS rules, YMCA quality standards and all grant requirements.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- Discounts on child care, camp, and other Y programs
- and so much more!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with participants, families and all grant-related partners.
Communicates on a regular basis with all grant-related partners at least quarterly and/or as needed for grant activities. This includes a quarterly face-to-face meeting with all partners.
Maintains ODJFS licensing, Food Program requirements, YMCA MSI standards, United Way and grant requirements for program.
Responsible for coordination, planning and implementation of all daily youth development and academic programming.
Assists in monitoring and tracking the annual grant budget and spending. This includes: maintaining inventory and recommending purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids such as books, toys, and games designed to stimulate learning.
Maintains written records on individual children for all grant-related reports such as UWay/CTK, SES, PPICS, APR, and program binder. Inputs data electronically monthly and upon request.
Maintains current community partnerships and recruits new partners in response to family/participants needs.
Organizes, contributes to and attends monthly family engagement activities.
Creates and maintains a regular communication system with classroom teachers whose students are program participants.
Performs program duties as necessary or in the absence of regular program staff.
Maintains regular communication with and follows the recommendations of the grant Project Coordinator and Project Manager.
Represents assigned branch programs by attending and participating in meetings and Program Innovation Team projects.
Responsible for recruiting and maintaining families/program participants and keeping program enrollment at full capacity.
Performs general duties in the branch/facility as assigned or as deemed necessary by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in child development, elementary education, or a related field from four-year college or university; and two years experience supervising in a child care setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be at least 21 years of age
Experience in supervising adults
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training. 
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Requires completion of:
Principles and Practices, Introduction to Volunteerism, Introduction to Leading Others, Introduction to Fiscal Management, Leadership Competency Assessment, Team Leader Certification Test.

Branches for Application Submission:

Liberty Township/Powell YMCA

Toddler Teacher

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.

Our KIPP Early Learning Center is seeking a full time Toddler Teacher to join our incredible team.  Our full time staff receive a great benefits package that includes:
- Vacation, personal, and sick time off work
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in our awesome Y-Retirement Fund (after two years), optional 403(b) participation upon hire
- Long term disability and Life Insurance full paid by the Y
- A free family membership, and so much more!

Spirit of the position:
Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

Strategic Focus (include the following, other duties may be assigned):
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
Attends applicable special events.

Branches for Application Submission:

KIPP Early Learning Center

Aquatics Coordinator

The YMCA is seeking a full time Aquatics Coordinator to join our team!  Our newest leader in this role will assist developing, organizing, and implementing high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs. Under the Aquatics Director, the Coordinator will also help ensure pool safety, cleanliness, and training standards are met and aligned with YMCA of the USA, YMCA of Central Ohio, and the State of Ohio rules and recommendations.

This awesome full time position includes a great benefits package:
* Vacation, sick and personal time off work.
* Health, dental and vision insurance.
* Participation in the awesome retirement fund (after two years) and an optional 403(b) plan upon hire.
* Free family membership to the Y.
* Long term disability and life insurance fully paid by the Y ..
And so much more!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete along with all inservice standards being met.
Monitors and maintains daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA of the USA health and safety regulations.
Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
Conducts certification courses in both YMCA and American Red Cross courses.  Teaches inservices in accordance with association policies and standards.
Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices and meets.
Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives. Maintains inventory and recommends purchases as needed.
Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
Collaborates with the branch executive director to ensure the safe and responsible operation of the Y including rotating responsibilities for overall facility supervision & program coverage and actively participates in branch philanthropy efforts, special events, meetings and training sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, aquatics, social sciences, or a related field, and two years experience working in an aquatics environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Training Requirements:
Immediately upon hire:  lifeguarding certification (ARC); American Red Cross First Aid & CPR for Professional Rescuer; AED, O2, and concussion training which meets state standards.
Within 6 months of hire: YSL, LGI (ARC)
Within 1 year of hire:  become YSL Trainer & complete YMCA Aquatic Management (YAM) and POOL.
Within 2 years of hire:  become trainer level in another aquatics area (POOL, YAM, Water

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA

Personal Trainer

Branches for Application Submission:

Recreational Gymnastics Instructor

Branches for Application Submission:

Before and After School Caregiver

Branches for Application Submission:

After School Program Staff

The Hilliard YMCA is seeking enthusiastic staff for our after school programs at Monroe Elementary and Plain City Elementary.  Our staff provide fun and enriching after school programs and serve as Y leaders and role models to the children.  Programs run from 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday.  If more hours are desired, supplemental hours are available to staff in our Child Watch and Kids Time programs!

POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides a safe, fun, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site by performing the following duties;

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization of site throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains any required training hours.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children; communicates with parents regularly about their children’s goals, progress and accomplishments.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
Complete all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA

Assistant Infant Teacher

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success.  That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework.  Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.

Our Hilltop Educare Center is seeking a full time Lead Infant Teacher.  The hours for this position are from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday.  Our full time staff receive great benefits package that includes:
- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership - and so much more!


POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
Attends applicable special events.


QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Hilltop Educare
KIPP Early Learning Center

Early Head Start Lead Teacher

The YMCA’s new Future Scholars Community Learning Center is excited to be hiring for full time Early Head Start Lead Teachers.  This dynamic role is responsible for providing supervision and instruction to infants and toddlers by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists the Center Director in supervising and implementing the program in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and the policies and philosophy of the YMCA.
Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families and children.
Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of the classroom and common areas.
Assists in managing the classroom and supervises when the center manager is out of the center.
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all Early Head Start requirements,  ODJFS licensing requirements and Step Up To Quality requirements as applicable.
Timely completion and input of all child and family outcome data into TSG and Child Plus systems
On-going monitoring and record keeping on progress towards achieving School Readiness and Family Outcome goals
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Infant & Toddler CDA or a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education with credits in infant and toddler development and practices; knowledge of Head Start and State Child Care Licensing regulations required. 
Must submit medical statement and TB test results as required by Head Start standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention. Must attend YMCA of the USA core child-care training series (Principles of YMCA Child-care and Working With courses) for applicable age group within one year.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

This full time position includes a great benefits package:
- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability and Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family Y membership
- and so much more!

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Future Scholars Community Learning Center

Preschool Teacher - Licking Heights School District

Email your application to:
michele.daugherty@lcfymca.org

Link to fillable application:
http://www.lcfymca.org/index.php/employment

Branches for Application Submission:

Maintenance Technician

Let’s build something better - together!


POSITION SUMMARY:
Ensures an attractive, safe and well-maintained facility by performing assigned repairs and maintenance tasks related to the upkeep of buildings and grounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Completes all maintenance and repair work lists as provided by the Facility Director.  Tasks will include routine plumbing, drywall repair, painting, light electrical, carpentry, landscaping, snow removal, machine servicing, etc.
• Completes all maintenance tasks in a timely fashion minimizing downtime due to facility failures ensuring a positive member experience. 
• Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by the Facility Director.
• Maintains all required logs, records and documentation necessary to uphold compliance with municipal codes, Branch procedures and association policy.
• Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
• Perform basic mechanical repairs and maintain cleaning of building and grounds equipment as directed.
• Notifies Facility Director of supply stock shortages to maintain adequate inventories.
• May be scheduled to travel to multiple YMCA Branches to complete repairs or maintenance service as necessary.
• Knows and adheres to all center/core service line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or equivalent, and at least 2 years of experience in building maintenance or a construction trade, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Knowledge of procedures, safety measures and commonly used concepts within one or more particular facilities field(s) is strongly preferred. 
• Must be able to read, write and follow instruction.  Basic computer skills (email and work tickets) are essential.
• Possess basic mechanical aptitude and have experience in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, pumps, HVAC, lock repair, etc.
• Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record, and ability to work at a various locations during the course of a work day.
• Must be flexible in work scheduling to fulfill a variety of work shifts including work days and shift schedules (morning, noon, night) on occasion. 
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA

Lead Maintenance Technician

Let’s build something better - together!

The YMCA has openings for full time lead maintenance techs.  This dynamic role ensures an attractive, safe and well-maintained facility by performing assigned repairs and maintenance tasks related to the upkeep of buildings and grounds.  Our full time position includes a great benefits package as well as invaluable experience working as a team at one of the nation’s leading non-profits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Completes all maintenance and repair work lists as provided by the Facility Director.  Tasks will include routine plumbing, drywall repair, painting, light electrical, carpentry, landscaping, snow removal, machine servicing, etc.
• Completes all maintenance tasks in a timely fashion minimizing downtime due to facility failures ensuring a positive member experience. 
• Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by the Facility Director.
• Maintains all required logs, records and documentation necessary to uphold compliance with municipal codes, Branch procedures and association policy.
• Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
• Perform basic mechanical repairs and maintain cleaning of building and grounds equipment as directed.
• Notifies Facility Director of supply stock shortages to maintain adequate inventories.
• May be scheduled to travel to multiple YMCA Branches to complete repairs or maintenance service as necessary.
• Knows and adheres to all center/core service line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or equivalent, and at least 2 years of experience in building maintenance or a construction trade, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Knowledge of procedures, safety measures and commonly used concepts within one or more particular facilities field(s) is strongly preferred. 
• Must be able to read, write and follow instruction.  Basic computer skills (email and work tickets) are essential.
• Possess basic mechanical aptitude and have experience in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, pumps, HVAC, lock repair, etc.
• Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record, and ability to work at a various locations during the course of a work day.
• Must be flexible in work scheduling to fulfill a variety of work shifts including work days and shift schedules (morning, noon, night) on occasion. 
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Lead Teachers

The YMCA is dedicated to providing more quality Early Learning opportunities to more children in Central Ohio.

We are SO excited to announce that we will be opening the Future Scholars Community Learning Center, located at 905 E. Long Street in September 2016! Our Center will run Monday - Friday from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our incredible team as Lead Teachers.  This full time positions include a great benefits package:
- Vacation, sick, and personal time off
- Health, dental and vision insurance
- Participation in a Flexible Spending Program
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Free family Y membership
and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides a safe, caring and learning environment by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Prepares classroom for children daily by arranging and maintaining a safe and age appropriate learning environment; keeps classroom space clean and organized; maintains classroom supplies; conducts annual classroom environment assessment with designated tool (ECCERS, ITERS, ELLCO, etc.) as required. 
Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, children, and staff.
Conducts informal orientation (including transition meetings) for children new to the classroom.
Assesses each child’s developmental needs both formally and informally using designated assessment and screening tools. Makes referrals as needed.  Establishes and monitors individual goals for all children.  Documents evidence to be used for curriculum planning and assessment including ongoing, systematic observations on each child. 
Conducts parent/teacher conferences utilizing assessment results.
Writes and implements lesson plans and follows daily schedule; plans must reflect a well balanced, varied program for children following designated curriculum and program guidelines as well as incorporating Ohio, SUTQ and NAEYC standards.
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear, consistent, and developmentally appropriate expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, ODJFS licensing, SUTQ and NAEYC requirements.
Collects, records and maintains all necessary information/documentation for student records, funding and other projects; enters data into appropriate systems in a consistent and timely fashion.
Contributes to staff projects, organizes and communicates with supervisor, parents, host, and staff. Takes a leadership role when applicable in special events.
Attends all staff meetings, and appropriate child care workshops; maintains training hours needed for SUTQ and NAEYC.
Maintains prompt hours, follows procedures for absences, and provides staff with lesson plans in the case of absence.
Assists in the training of other staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in child development, elementary education, or related field from college or university; previous experience in a early care and education setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Future Scholars Community Learning Center

Early Childhood Floaters/Subs - KIPP Early Learning Center

The YMCA is dedicated to providing more quality Early Learning opportunities to more children in Central Ohio.

We are SO excited to announce that we will be opening a new Early Learning Center located in the Primary Building of the KIPP Complex .  This center will serve infant, toddlers, Pre-K, and after school care for K-1st graders - program opening August 2016!

The Y is currently taking applications for part time floaters and subs (variety of classrooms and ages).  Hours would mostly be for openers (7-10am) and mid day (11-2pm).  Subs are also needed for a variety of hours. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
Attends applicable special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

KIPP Early Learning Center

Infant/Toddler Assistant Teachers - KIPP Early Learning Center

The YMCA is dedicated to providing more quality Early Learning opportunities to more children in Central Ohio.

We are SO excited to announce that we will be opening a new Early Learning Center located in the Primary Building of the KIPP Complex .  This center will serve infant, toddlers, Pre-K, and after school care for K-1st graders - program opening August 2016!

We are seeking Full Time Assistant Teachers to work with our infants and toddlers.  Our Full Time staff receive a wonderful benefits package that includes:
- Vacation, sick, and personal time off
- Health, dental and vision insurance
- Participation in a Flexible Spending Program
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Free family Y membership
and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
Attends applicable special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

KIPP Early Learning Center

After School Site Director - Pickerington Middle School

Are you ready to become a super hero to the kids in our community?  If you love working with children, think all children should have the best possible care after school, and want to share in our mission - we’d love to have you join us!

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA is seeking candidates for our Site Director position at Pickerington Middle School.  This program will run Monday-Friday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm plus 3 hours of program planning per week.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
Participates in special events and branch activities.
Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
Must attend and maintain inservice hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Before and After School Site Director - Circleville Schools

The YMCA of Central Ohio is seeking candidates for our Site Director positions at Circleville Elementary and Walnut Elementary Schools through our Pickaway County YMCA.  This position will include site hours before and after school, as well as hours working at the Y branch in our preschool and school-age programs (Monday-Friday).  The Y offers part time plus staff personal time off work, health, dental, and vision insurance, Y-Retirement, a free family Y membership and much more!

This program would run Monday through Friday approx 7:00 am - 9:00 am and again from 3:00 - 6:00 pm with some time for administrative duties.

For more information on the Y and the impact we can make together on your community, watch this! 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Flw76XHk_ZU&index=1&list=PLaWyof7P8NveTQ8VsujoQpxwk9DB92LOu

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
Participates in special events and branch activities.
Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
Must attend and maintain inservice hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

Pickaway County Family YMCA

Aquatics Coordinator

The Pickaway County Family YMCA is seeking a part time plus Aquatics Coordinator.  Our newest leader in this role will assist developing, organizing, and implementing high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs. Under the Aquatics Director, the Coordinator will also help ensure pool safety, cleanliness, and training standards are met and aligned with YMCA of the USA, YMCA of Central Ohio, and the State of Ohio rules and recommendations.

This position is part time plus (25-37 hours per week) and includes a great benefits package - health, dental and vision insurance; personal time off work; participation in the awesome YMCA Retirement Fund; a free family membership - and so much more!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete along with all inservice standards being met.
Monitors and maintains daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA of the USA health and safety regulations.
Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
Conducts certification courses in both YMCA and American Red Cross courses.  Teaches inservices in accordance with association policies and standards.
Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices and meets.
Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives. Maintains inventory and recommends purchases as needed.
Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
Collaborates with the branch executive director to ensure the safe and responsible operation of the Y including rotating responsibilities for overall facility supervision & program coverage and actively participates in branch philanthropy efforts, special events, meetings and training sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, aquatics, social sciences, or a related field, and two years experience working in an aquatics environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Training Requirements:
Immediately upon hire:  lifeguarding certification (ARC); American Red Cross First Aid & CPR for Professional Rescuer; AED, O2, and concussion training which meets state standards.
Within 6 months of hire: YSL, LGI (ARC)
Within 1 year of hire:  become YSL Trainer & complete YMCA Aquatic Management (YAM) and POOL.
Within 2 years of hire:  become trainer level in another aquatics area (POOL, YAM, Water

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA

Swim Lesson Coordinator

The Gahanna YMCA is seeking a Swim Lesson Coordinator.  This dynamic function will be to ensure a safe and positive environment for members so that they can have fun while learning how to swim while also ensure that instructional staff are able to teach in a well-organized environment.  This is a part time plus position (25-37 hours per week) that includes a great benefits package - health, dental and vision insurance; personal time off work, participation in the YMCA’s awesome retirement fund, a free family membership, and so much more!

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Organizes and maintains participant records by: tracking attendance at lessons; pulling participant cards at the beginning of each session and dividing participants into groups based on individual skill levels.
Provides instructors with lesson plans that are appropriate for the skill levels; monitors the instructional staff to ensure that lesson plans are followed and participants are given the opportunity to achieve goals
Relates with parents of participants by: providing information/procedures around observing lessons; providing handouts and flyers; answering questions during the lessons; distributing and collecting program evaluation forms during last class of the session.
Participates in emergency drills and procedures to the highest level that training and situation permits.
Staff duties include:  Instructor availability, schedule teaching assignments, instructor inservices, manage certifications
Program duties include: Enter classes into Trinexum, reassign students to appropriate level, close classes after week 2, eliminate wait list, monitor registration, return phone calls and emails within 48 hours, plan next session, post schedule on web site and at front desk, track inventory and order when necessary.
Program development duties include: Track retention numbers, promotion rate, total registration and class registration. Analyze fill percentages and adjust next session offerings,. Keep current on Wiki. Develop strategies to grow/build program. Reach out to community to build program
Participates in emergency drills and procedures to the highest level that training and situation permits.
   
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises 15-20 swim instructors.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the association’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; developing, coaching, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have HS diploma and previous teaching experience.
Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen, and YSL certification required.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Food Program Assistant- Whitehall

We are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to help our program staff serve nutritious meals to children in the Whitehall at our open food site. This position will be approximately 15 hours per week, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.

- Set up and maintain the space to serve meals and provide study tables for students
- Serve Food at designated times to youth ages 5-18 attending the open feeding site daily.
- Recruit youth from neighborhoods and community surrounding the YMCA facility or program site.
- Develop a trusting relationship with families of youth attending open feeding site meals and building staff.
-    Complete all paperwork necessary for Food Program and Walmart grant
-    Supervise students while they eat and work on homework
-    Assist students with homework

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have HS diploma and at least two years of experience in a similar position, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Summer Mobile Food Program Staff

The Y is seeking a motivated and passionate individual to facilitate our Summer Mobile Food Program.  This position will be approximately 25-30 hours (seasonal for summer) per week, Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.  This integral position will be dedicated to driving our Y van to open feeding sites for the summer food program delivering meals (set up and serving) and providing physical activity/education to the children in the program. 

This program will run approximately from May 29th to August 18, 2017.  If you are passionate about healthy eating, educating our children on the importance of activity, and have a desire to make a huge impact in our community - apply today!

POSITION SUMMARY: To ensure delivery of meals to youth at the Mobile Feeding Sites following the summer food program guidelines.  Deliver physical activity lessons as well as educational lessons to the children in various programs as well.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Drive to 2 mobile sites and provide supervision for all youth involved in the Summer Food Program’s Mobile Feeding Site
• Set up space to serve meals and provide physical activity
• Serve Food at designated times to youth ages 5-18 attending the open feeding site daily.
• Provide at least 1 hour of physical activity and /or nutrition education. Lesson plans approved by supervisor required.
• Market the program according to YUSA guidelines.
• Request marketing tools from Metro or YUSA as necessary.
• Recruit youth from neighborhoods and community surrounding the YMCA facility or program site.
• Develop a trusting relationship with families of youth attending open feeding site meals and activities as necessary.
• Track attendance and meals served according to Summer Food Program and Walmart grant requirements.
• Attend required training(s) for Summer Food Program and for Walmart grant requirements
• Order meals daily by 12 noon in cooperation with camp/summer programs at facility or site.
• Determine supplies needed for activities and program and order as necessary.
• Complete all paperwork necessary for Summer Food Program and Walmart grant
• Educates children in head start and camp programs about vegetables, gardening, and healthy eating.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have HS diploma and at least two years of experience in a similar position, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must have good working knowledge in MS Excel and Word; and have experience in web based database programs.
Must have a clean driving history and eligible to drive a Y vehicle.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

STEM Teacher (Science, Math & Engineering Concepts)

The Y is seeking a STEM teacher to teach some pretty awesome kids hands on experiments, structural design and problem solving skills

We are seeking a motivated individual who can take STEM-based concepts/lessons and work them into fun, hands-on activities for groups of children (ages 5-12).  This is a part time position, approx 4 hours per week teaching classes on Saturdays.  This position would be great for a teacher, retired teacher, or student studying science!

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA
North YMCA

Certified BARRE Instructors

The Gahanna YMCA is seeking certified BARRE instructors.  Our instructors will help our members lenghten muscles, while strengthening them.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs group exercise classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
Builds effective, authentic relationshipPs with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA; implements “3 minutes” in every class.
Keeps accurate class attendance records.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
High school diploma and experience teaching group exercise classes preferred.
Must have current CPR & AED certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have attended, or attend YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles/Principles of Health and Fitness within the first 60 days of employment.
Must have received certification in YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise Instructor training AND in their program area (i.e. cycling, martial arts, cardio/step etc.) within the first 90 days of employment. Must keep certifications current throughout term of employment. 

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Deck Supervisor

The Gahanna YMCA is seeking a water lover to serve as Deck Supervisor!  This position will ensure a safe and positive environment for members so that they can have fun while learning how to swim while ensuring that instructional staff are able to teach in a well-organized environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Organizes and maintains participant records by: tracking attendance at lessons; pulling participant cards at the beginning of each session and dividing participants into groups based on individual skill levels.
Provides instructors with lesson plans that are appropriate for the skill levels; monitors the instructional staff to ensure that lesson plans are followed and participants are given the opportunity to achieve goals.
Relates with parents of participants by: providing information/procedures around observing lessons; providing handouts and flyers; answering questions during the lessons; distributing and collecting program evaluation forms during last class of the session. 
Participates in emergency drills and procedures to the highest level that training and situation permits.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have previous teaching experience.
Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen, and YSL certification required.

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA

Lead Skillbuilders Preschool Teacher

Let your imagination run wild at the Gahanna YMCA Skillbuilder Preschool!
We need your help to ignite the wild and wonderful imaginations of our kiddos, be their super hero, their teacher, and mostly - have fun!  Our preschool program is seeking a part time lead teacher (about 20 hours per week) to provide a safe, caring and educational environment for our preschoolers!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Coordinates and oversees the implementation of assigned duties such as: Curriculum, snack, monitoring supplies and coordinating staff.
3. Greets each child and parent; communicates often and professionally with families,  children and staff; is readily available to handle issues.
4. Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear, consistent, and developmentally appropriate expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
5. Develops quality and leads preschool and programs that meet the needs of the branch and follow branch programming objectives.
6. Schedules and runs regular staff meetings as needed. 
7. Maintains required training certifications; ensures that staff obtain and maintain required training certifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations. .

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Intake Specialist - Van Buren Center

At the Y, we’re more than just a gym - we’re a movement! You might know us as a place to lift weights but we are about lifting entire communities - and we want you to help us!

The Van Buren Center has an opening for an Intake Specialist. This is a full-time position that could include nights and weekends. Our Intake Specialists are responsible for the daily functions associated with the intake desk and Columbus Service Point, ensuring guests understand services and support being provided at the Van Buren Center. Additionally, this position will be primarily responsible for answering the Homeless Hotline. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, this is definitely the job for you!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Serves as the initial point of contact when guests enter the Van Buren Center.
● Performs intakes with new guests by interviewing them and identifying needs
● Performs exit interviews with guests leaving the facility
● Performs entries and exits in Columbus Service Point in accordance with all current CSB requirements.
● Performs transitions between programs for guests in CSP and bed list.
● Documents needs of guests for late curfew, employment, school schedules via Van Buren procedures
● maintains active and inactive codes in systems 28
● Completes intake folders with new guests and make sure all required forms are signed and dated
● Answers the phone at the intake desk in a professional manner
● Maintains the bed list and other reports as needed
● Communicates changes to the Coordinated Point of Access via phone and email
● Communicates special guest needs to the Service Coordinator
● Ensures guests sign in and out appropriately
● Utilizes incident Reports, verbal reports at shift change and/or phone communication if determined necessary.
● Responds to all participant and facility emergencies pursuant to established Emergency protocols.
● Communicate effectively with other social service agencies to assist with referrals and providing information to the participants regarding other available services located within the community.
● Administers the Shelter Policies and Procedures
● Assists with input of participant information on various systems/computers and other filing
● Assists with coordinating appointments for guests
● Participates in departmental and assigned association meetings, trainings, and special events

QUALIFICATIONS:
● High School Diploma/GED; Associates degree or some college preferred
● Experience working with the homeless/low income population preferred
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office, professional email skills, and internet navigation
● Must have customer service skills
● Must have intervention & critical thinking skills to resolve crisis and non-crisis situations in a timely manner.
● Must have the ability to learn the Social Service agency structure in Franklin County. 
● Must be able to assist in all aspects and operations of the YMCA Housing Program under the direction of the HMIS Supervisor.
● Must be able to develop a rapport with individuals with special needs including people with mental illness, substance use and criminal histories. 
● Strong multi-tasking abilities
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations
● CPR/AED/O2/First Aid certification and NVCI training within the first 30 days of hire

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Lifeguards - Fun in the Sun at the Y!

We are so excited for summer at the Y!  Our outdoor pools will be opening soon and we are looking for some seriously motivated individuals to fill one of the Y’s most important positions. 

We are not waiting for the hot temperatures, we are hiring NOW so grab your spot today!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Must be able to maintain safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Able to create a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Performs as a leader and role model for other staff members and patrons.
• Shows up for work in the correct uniform on time and ready to work.
• Knows and practices all emergency procedures and responds accordingly, which includes attending all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
• Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
• Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the aquatic area.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 16 years of age
• Certifications in: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen. 
• Current YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent.
• Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
• Must be able to demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Downtown YMCA
Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA

Resident Front Desk Advocate

The Downtown YMCA Residential Program is seeking a Resident Front Desk Advocate to serve as key front desk staff to work with our male resident population. Currently, we have Full Time position available. This position may include working weekends and holidays. This benefit eligible position includes health, dental and vision insurance; vacation, personal and sick time; Y-Retirement, a free family membership and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Serve as key front desk leaders who work with the resident population; responsible for responding to crisis/emergency/daily living issues that arise from the residents and surrounding neighborhood population. These leaders seek to collaborate and /or intervene to bring about resolutions to problems for the betterment of the residents and the entire community; works directly with security personnel in providing a safe environment for residents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Performs daily desk operations including monitoring security, closed circuit cameras, monitors, taped video equipment; phone operations, alarm systems, clerical and filing work and computer data entry.
3. Controls access into the building by means of an electronically locked front entranceway.
4. Communicates special resident needs to the case management personnel on a 24-four hour a day, 7- day a week basis.
5. Responds to all resident and facility emergencies pursuant to established Emergency Front Desk protocols.
6. Maintains communication log each shift documenting significant events of which other housing staff should be aware.
7. Communicates effectively with other social service agencies to assist the resident in other available services located within the community.
8. Assists in development and coordination of open houses, walk-throughs, and visitation to the YMCA by various social service agencies. 
9. Interviews and processes incoming residents and conducts exit interviews for outgoing residents; inputs resident information on various card systems/computers and other filing as deemed necessary by the Resident Advocate Program Manager.
10. Assists in the development of policies for the safety and security of all residents.
11. Assists in the administration of housekeeping for all apartments including the common halls and outside grounds.
12. Enforces rules and regulations with residents in a fair, consistent, and respectful manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● High School Diploma/GED and at least 2 years experience in service environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
● Must also possess:
○ Customer service skills
○ Intervention skills to resolve crisis and non-crisis situations in a timely manner.
○ Ability to learn the Social Service agency structure in Franklin County. 
○ Ability to assist in all aspects and operations of the YMCA Housing Program under the direction of the Lead Case Manager.
○ The ability to develop a rapport with individuals with special needs including people with mental illness, substance use and criminal histories. 
○ Multi-tasking abilities
● Training requirements:
○ Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications
○ Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse, motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA

Before and After School Site Directors - Whitehall School District

Site Director is the formal title, but you could refer to yourself as a Youth Development Super Hero! 


The Jerry L. Garver YMCA is seeking qualified candidates for our site director openings in the Whitehall School District.  The primary responsibility of our Youth Development Super Heroes is to establish and promote a cause driven program that is safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at our sites for the awesome participants.

  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
• Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
• Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
• Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
• Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
• Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
• Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
• Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
• Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
• Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
• Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
• Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
• Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
• If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
• If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
• Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
• Participates in special events and branch activities.
• Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
• Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
• keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
• Must attend and maintain in-service hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
• Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

You might know the Y as a place to lift weights, but we’re about lifting entire communities.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Custodial Staff - Women’s Locker Room (25 hrs/week & benefits!)

We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Y Facilities to the next level. If you have passion and housekeeping/janitorial expertise the Y has a position for you!

We currently have an opening for a Part Time Plus Caretaker of Clean to monitor and clean the women’s locker room Monday - Friday from 10am - 3pm.  This is a benefit eligible position (25 hours per week aprox) that includes personal time off work, health, dental & vision insurance, participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund and so much more!

Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager or Facility Director, the Custodian will ensure a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  This position will perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager, Facility Director, other leadership staff and coworkers. 
Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas.  Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, lockers, etc.
Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc.  Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist.
Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
Changes light bulbs as needed or directed.
Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
Responsible for strict adherence to all Branch line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
Must have ability to:
follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
Operate manual and power equipment
Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Grove City YMCA

Night/Weekend Custodian

Our beautiful Grove City YMCA has an opening for a night custodian.  This person will be responsible for ensuriing a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  Our facilities staff perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.

Our current opening is Monday through Friday from 10:00 pm - 2:00 am and Saturdays from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  All part time staff receive a free Y membership and invaluable experience working with one of the nation’s leading non-profits, and some really great people!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager, Facility Director, other leadership staff and coworkers. 
Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas.  Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, lockers, etc.
Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc.  Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist.
Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
Changes light bulbs as needed or directed.
Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
Responsible for strict adherence to all Branch line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
Must have ability to:
follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
Operate manual and power equipment
Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Grove City YMCA

Group Ex Instructor/Personal Trainer - Nationwide Children’s Hospital Site

The Downtown Y is seeking a Group Ex Instructor/Certified Personal trainer to work exclusively at our Nationwide Children’s Hospital Location. 

At the Y, We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Works with new and existing members to ensure they feel supported in and are making progress toward their goals, while developing a sense of connection both with the Y cause and other members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Contacts member within 48 hours of receiving notification of interest, and conducts individual meetings with members to discuss goals, gifts and interests; develops personal training plan with members to work toward their goals
• Conducts personal training sessions with members to assist them in reaching goals; demonstrating proper use of equipment in the wellness center; observes the members’ use of equipment and detects/corrects activities that may not contribute to goal achievement.
• Introduces new and existing members to group exercise communities
• Helps members to connect with one another to form friendships
• Regularly checks on members’ progress in meeting goals (both formally and informally); documents the conversations and progress using appropriate tools (Trinexum, information sheets).
• Makes members feel welcome by learning and using their names.
• Ensures the safety of members in the wellness center by maintaining the equipment in a clean, safe, and working order
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma and at least two years of coursework completed in exercise science or related field; two years related experience and/or training,  and Personal Trainer Certificate from an accredited source (i.e. ACSM; YMCA; ACE, IDEA)
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 30 days
• Must have attended or attend YMCA Healthy Lifestyles / Principles of Health and Fitness within first 30 days; complete Listen First within first 60 days, and YMCA Foundations of Strength and conditioning within the first 90 days.  Must keep certifications current throughout employment.

Committing to be healthy is the best decision people can make - come be a part of it!

We highly encourage a group exercise certification (AFAA, ACE, etc), in addition to a nationally recognized personal training certification (NASM, ACSM, ACE, NSCA, etc).

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA

Safety & Security Specialist - Residential Services

At the Y, we’re more than just a gym - we’re a movement! You might know us as a place to lift weights but we are about lifting entire communities - and we want you to help us!

The Downtown YMCA has a Part Time opening for Safety & Security Specialists in our Residential Services. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, this is definitely the job for you!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for ensuring a safe and secure environment for all residents, staff, volunteers, members and visitors.  Provide support, risk management, and intervention guidance to front-line staff during high risk guest engagement. Responds to all building emergencies and is the lead for such occurrences unless directed otherwise. This person works directly and indirectly with residents and staff in providing access to services, information, referral, and assistance with conflict resolution and crisis intervention.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a role model for other staff and guests when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Implements all safety and security policies and procedures and other related duties during assigned shift; works closely with the Manager on Duty, Downtown YMCA staff, and related personnel to ensure proper safety practices and interactions.
● Completes interior and exterior building rounds on prescribed schedule; which may include addressing noise, verbal altercations, smoking in unauthorized areas, and any suspicious activity.
● Manage all cameras to ensure areas are secure and any inappropriate or unusual activity is reported and intervention practices are taken, if necessary.
● Daily check on residents that are on the wellness check list; communicate any findings to the Lead Service Coordinator, Senior Operations Director, and Safety Supervisor.
● Responsible for reporting any attempts to bring weapons, drugs or drug paraphernalia, or any item that may be used as a possible weapon into the building to the Building Supervisor/Senior Operations Director and Safety Coordinator. 
● Proactively interacts with residents/members who may be at risk of behaving in a manner that may jeopardize their housing/membership.
● Intervenes, redirects and reports any behavior that is in violation of the housing/membership program guidelines, code of conduct.
● Communicate resident issues and report any needed resident alerts or special needs to the Safety Coordinator.
● First contact to all outside emergency service responders; responds to all building and property emergencies and takes appropriate action.
● Documents incidents and observations in an objective manner and communicates information about safety, risk, maintenance issues/concerns, client interventions/crisis interventions to the Senior Operations Director/Associate Executive Director/Safety Coordinator via email.
● Participates in team meetings to discuss and review resident issues to ensure residents are receiving needed services.
● Actively participates in all YMCA of Central Ohio staff trainings and required meetings; maintains pertinent certifications and trainings necessary for providing a safe environment.
● Ensuring weekly the biohazard and emergency bags are well stocked and ready for use on each floor, resident’s desk, membership desk, pool, fitness desk and resource room.
● Reviews all narrative logs and completes daily reports.
● Coordinates, communicates, and collaborates with our partner, Capital Crossroads, on a regular basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

● Must be at least 21 years old; High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required, associate’s degree preferred, and 1+ years working in the safety and security field/industry. 
● Must have intervention skills to resolve crisis and non-crisis situations in a timely manner.
● Must have the ability to learn all aspects of the YMCA’s Housing Services and Supports provided. 
● Must have the ability to assist in all aspects and operations of the YMCA Housing Services Program under the direction of the Safety Coordinator.
● Must have the ability to develop a rapport with individuals in crisis and who may also have special needs including people with mental illness, substance use and criminal histories. 
● Multi-tasking abilities
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Training requirements:
o Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications; O2 and AED certifications; Domestic Violence training certification
o Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse,        motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA

After School Enrichment Program Assistant - Whitehall

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA is seeking a part time after school assistant for our enrichment program in Whitehall.  Our program assistant will provide a safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment for our participants.  This program runs Monday - Friday from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm and all staff receive a free YMCA membership!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization of site throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards.
Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children; communicates with parents regularly about their children’s goals, progress and accomplishments.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
Works at other program locations when needed to maintain ratios.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
Complete all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Chronic Disease Prevention Programs Administrative Assistant

You might know the Y as a place to lift weights, but we’re about lifting entire communities.  Our work is challenging, rewarding, and inspiring - every day.  Our greatest asset is our staff - and we’d love for you to join us.

The Grove City YMCA is in need of administrative support for our Chronic Disease Prevention Programs.  This dynamic position would provide support to our Health & Wellness Director regarding Chronic Disease programs, information,statistics and reporting.  This is a part time position (approx. 10 hours per week) and comes with a free Y Membership!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Promotes the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all job-related functions
• Assists in the arranging and scheduling of Chronic Disease classes
• Makes copies of correspondence or other printed materials for all Chronic Disease Prevention Programs.
• Assists branch staff with issues regarding Chronic Disease programs.
• Organizes and maintains file system and files correspondence and other records as needed for Chronic Disease Prevention Programs.
• Assists with data entry for Chronic Disease programs
• Completes the annual social accountability report.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 21years of age, possess basic computer knowledge and skills in Excel and Word programs and have experience with data entry.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Grove City YMCA

Health & Wellness Director

You might know the Y as a place to lift weights, but we’re about lifting entire communities.  Our work is challenging, rewarding, and inspiring - every day.  Our greatest asset is our staff - and we’d love for you to join us.

The YMCA has an exciting opening for a Health & Wellness Director.  This dynamic position is responsible for planning and implementing high quality fitness programs which meet the diverse needs of the membership and the community.  This is a full time position which includes a great benefits package (vacation, sick and personal time; health, dental and vision insurance; participation in our awesome Y-Retirement Fund; a free family membership - and so much more!)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:

Promote the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all job-related functions.

Promote the vision of the association’s Strategic Plan as it relates to Fitness/Health & Wellness.

Incorporates the facets of the Quality Initiative as it relates to Fitness/Health & Wellness.

Plans, promotes, implements, and evaluates programs for health and fitness (including water & land aerobics, martial arts, yoga, etc.), adult sports/leagues, and sports clinics.

Develops and monitors the annual budget for the fitness programs.

Ensures the fitness center, gymnasium and programs areas are clean, efficient, and free from safety hazards.

Coordinates building rentals for the gymnasium.

Incorporates member-service strategies into programs to ensure positive member recruitment and retention.

Evaluates fitness center equipment for routine maintenance, repair, and phase-out.

Makes recommendation on new equipment purchases.

Keeps up to date with industry trends to incorporate into fitness center and program operations.

Collects, on an ongoing basis, statistics on program areas for required reporting (i.e. United Way).

Serves as building supervisor (Domo coverage) on evenings and weekends as assigned.

Participates in branch and association-wide special events and trainings.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises 6 to 20 employees in the Fitness/Health & Wellness Department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the association’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in recreation, physical education or
equivalent and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
experience.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Team leader certification requires: Principles and Practices; Introduction to Volunteerism; Introduction to Leading Others; Introduction to Fiscal Management; Leadership competency assessment; Team Leader Certification Test.

Branches for Application Submission:

Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
North YMCA

Custodian - Van Buren Center

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, join us today! We have Part-Time-Plus Custodian position open at the Van Buren Shelter. This position is First Shift, with shifts during the week and/or weekend. . This is a benefit eligible position which includes health, dental and vision insurance, personal time off work, Y-Retirement, a free membership and much more!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager or Facility Director, the Custodian will ensure a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  This position will perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Operations Director, other leadership staff, and coworkers. 
● Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas. 
● Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, etc
● Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc. 
● Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist
● Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor
● Accesses computer to print and record work order information
● Changes light bulbs as needed or directed
● Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
● Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
● Responsible for strict adherence to all policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
● Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.


QUALIFICATIONS:
● Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
● Must be able to follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
● Must be able to work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
● Must be able to operate manual and power equipment
● Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Safety & Security Specialist - Van Buren Center

Come put your skills to use where they make a difference. The YMCA team at the Van Buren Center is working to achieve its mission to end homelessness. We have a Full-time and Part-time positions open for a Safety & Security Specialist. Some of these positions include vacation, personal time off and the ability to participate in our health benefits package and Y membership.

Start writing your story with the Y today.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the shelter program and provide a safe environment for the shelter participants, staff, volunteers and visitors.  Provide support and intervention guidance to front line staff during high risk participant engagement. Responds to all building emergencies and is the lead for such occurrences. This person works directly and indirectly with residents in providing access to information and assistance with conflict resolution and crisis intervention.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a role model for other staff and participants when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Works closely with all shelter staff and related personnel to ensure good safety practices and interactions.
3. Responds to all building and property emergencies appropriately, and takes a leadership role in these situations.
4. Documents progress notes and observations in an objective manner and communicates information about safety, risk, maintenance issues/concerns, and client interventions/crisis interventions to the Assistant Safety Director. 
5. Communicate participant issues and report any needed participant alerts to Shift Supervisors.
6. Communicates any resident special needs to the Shift Supervisors.
7. Assists the Risk Management/Security Director with developing, training, implementing and monitoring all safety and security policies and procedures, and other related duties.
8. Participates in team meetings to discuss and review resident service plans to ensure residents are receiving needed services.
9. Actively participates in all YMCA of Central Ohio staff trainings and required meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● High school diploma required, associate’s degree preferred, plus 1-3 years working in the safety and security field/industry preferred. 
● Must have intervention skills to resolve crisis and non-crisis situations in a timely manner.
● Must have computer proficiency and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
● Must have the ability to learn all aspects of the YMCA’s Shelter Services and supports provided. 
● Must have the ability to assist in all aspects and operations of the YMCA Shelter Services Program under the direction of the Risk Management/Security Director.
● Must have the ability to develop a rapport with individuals experiencing homelessness and who may also have special needs including people with mental illness, substance use and criminal histories. 
● Multi-tasking abilities


● Training requirements:
- Immediately upon hire: American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications
- Within 1 year of hire (and every 2 years thereafter): Non-violent crisis intervention, community resources, cultural competency, child and elder abuse, ethics mental health/substance abuse, motivational interviewing, and evacuation procedures.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Youth Development Director

It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.  At the Y, we make a difference in lives of youth every single day.  If you share our passion for working with children and making real change, join us!

The YMCA is seeking a Youth Development Director to join our team!  This position directs, organizes and implements high quality youth, family and teen programs for the community.  This is a full time position that includes a great benefits package:
- Vacation, sick and personal time
- Health, dental and visions insurance
- Participation in our awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Free family Y membership
& so much more!


Essential Functions include the following, other duties may be assigned:
* Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors and healthy living practices.
* Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Will provide staffing support for programming as needed.
* Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
* Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
* Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information. May organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process program scholarship applications.
* Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
* Develops and manages program budget to meet fiscal objectives.  Maintains inventory and recommends purchases as needed.
* Coordinates use of facilities for program activities and events.
* Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
* Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
* Participates in branch and association wide meetings and trainings.
* Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in programs.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
* Directly supervises up to 15 program staff .
* Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with YMCA’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:
* Must be at least 21 years of age, and hold a bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent and have at least two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
* Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
* Must complete state-mandated concussion training immediately and keep certification current (renews every 3 years).
* CPR, First Aid,  AED certification must be obtained within 90 days
* Listen First training must be completed within 6 months
* Completion of YMCA Team Leader certification within 12 months

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilltop YMCA

Before and After School Teachers - Fairwood Elementary

You might know the Y as a place to lift weights, but we’re about lifting entire communities. Our work is challenging, rewarding, and inspiring - no matter what role you play at the Y, you help make positive changes in your community every day.

The Hilltop Y is seeking a before and after school Lead Teacher for their Fairwood Elementary Y-Club Program located on the East Side.  Our candidate will require a degree as this is a 5 Star Step Up To Quality Site (or close to graduation).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assumes the responsibilities of site director in his/her absence.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Provides input to site director of ideas to include in the weekly curriculum.
Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards. Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum calendar, and special events.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for site.
Completes all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilltop YMCA/Cherry Creek

Gymnastics Coach

You might know the Y as a place to lift weights, but we’re about lifting entire communities!  Our work is challenging, rewarding, and inspiring - every day.  We’d love for you to join us!

The Pickaway County YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Head Coach to provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for participants in the gymnastics team program.  Our team holds practices Mondays-Thursdays with meets on weekends.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, and experience in gymnastics and coaching - must be able to demonstrate gymnastic team coach skills in accordance with YMCA standards. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads the gymnastics team as a YMCA Program.  This includes incorporating the values of equal participation, family involvement, working toward individual goals, keeping winning in perspective, teaching fair play and good sportsmanship, and working with the whole person - spirit, mind, and body.
Leads by example while adhering to YMCA policies, and being a role model both in and out of the YMCA.
Assesses the abilities of each gymnast and provides them with appropriate instruction and competitive event assignments (minimum of one event per athlete for a scheduled meet). 
Provides instruction, coaching and feedback to all gymnasts during practices and meets that reflects the belief statements of YMCA competitive gymnastics. 
Develops the practice workout regimens to be used for each skill level group; instructs gymnasts in the workout directly or oversees the assistant coach(es) in their delivery. 
Builds effective, authentic relationships with swimmers and their parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
Works with the youth development director to develop practice and meet schedules in accordance with YMCA of Central Ohio guidelines; considerations for schedules include balancing needs of the team program with the general membership of the Y.
Conveys information about gymnastics team programs and schedules to swimmers and parents.
Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, meet results, team records, qualifying times, etc.
Submits results of all gymnastics meets (home and away) to the youth development director and submits results of home meets to appropriate league representative.
In coordination with the youth development director, ensures that gymnasts’ individual accounts are being accurately credited/debited for payments/charges.  Ensures that regular statements are provided to each swimmer. 
Coordinates with the youth development director to secure necessary supplies needed to host home gymnastics meets; this includes but is not limited to: timing devices and equipment, concessions to be sold that meet the YMCA nutritional guidelines, team line-up sheets, heat sheets for sale (invitational only).
Remains current in knowledge of, and operates within YMCA gymnastics rules and regulations.
Attends league meetings, staff meetings and trainings and special events as scheduled.
Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
Organizes and puts away equipment used in practices and meets. Reports damaged equipment.

* Certifications: American Red Cross CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer, AED, O2 certification and concussion training that meets state standards (renews every 3 years).

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Pickaway County Family YMCA

Corporate Wellness Traveling Personal Trainer

Sitting at a desk all day not your thing? 
The Y has a position for you - no desk required, just a love of fitness, the City of Columbus and for making a difference!

The Downtown Y is seeking a “traveling” personal trainer to train at our many corporate sites (most in downtown Columbus, a few outside the city ..) which include Grange Insurance, AEP, State Auto, & Bob Evans just to name a few!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Works with new and existing members to ensure they feel supported in and are making progress toward their goals, while developing a sense of connection both with the Y cause and other members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Contacts member within 48 hours of receiving notification of interest, and conducts individual meetings with members to discuss goals, gifts and interests; develops personal training plan with members to work toward their goals
• Conducts personal training sessions with members to assist them in reaching goals; demonstrating proper use of equipment in the wellness center; observes the members’ use of equipment and detects/corrects activities that may not contribute to goal achievement.
• Introduces new and existing members to group exercise communities
• Helps members to connect with one another to form friendships
• Regularly checks on members’ progress in meeting goals (both formally and informally); documents the conversations and progress using appropriate tools (Trinexum, information sheets).
• Makes members feel welcome by learning and using their names.
• Ensures the safety of members in the wellness center by maintaining the equipment in a clean, safe, and working order
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma and at least two years of coursework completed in exercise science or related field; two years related experience and/or training,  and Personal Trainer Certificate from an accredited source (i.e. ACSM; YMCA; ACE, IDEA)
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 30 days
• Must have attended or attend YMCA Healthy Lifestyles / Principles of Health and Fitness within first 30 days; complete Listen First within first 60 days, and YMCA Foundations of Strength and conditioning within the first 90 days.  Must keep certifications current throughout employment.

Committing to be healthy is the best decision people can make - come be a part of it!

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA

Custodial Staff -  Women’s Locker Room 2nd Shift

We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Y Facilities to the next level. If you have passion and housekeeping/janitorial expertise the Y has a position for you!

We currently have an openings for part time , 2nd shift Caretaker of Clean to monitor and clean the women’s locker room Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 4pm - 8pm and Saturdays from 10 am - 2pm.  You might know the Y as a place to lift weights but we’re about lifting entire communities.  Our staff is our greatest asset and we’d love for you to join us!


Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager or Facility Director, the Custodian will ensure a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  This position will perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager, Facility Director, other leadership staff and coworkers. 
Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas.  Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, lockers, etc.
Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc.  Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist.
Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
Changes light bulbs as needed or directed.
Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
Responsible for strict adherence to all Branch line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
Must have ability to:
follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
Operate manual and power equipment
Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Grove City YMCA

Custodian - Van Buren Center

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, join us today! We have Full-Time Custodian position open at the Van Buren Shelter. This position is First Shift, Monday - Friday. Our full time staff receive a wonderful benefits package that includes: vacation, sick and personal time; health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Y-Retirement Fund, and a free family Y membership!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Housekeeping Manager or Facility Director, the Custodian will ensure a clean, attractive, and well-maintained facility.  This position will perform assigned cleaning and custodial tasks related to maintenance of buildings and grounds following established routines and instructions and sign off on a checklist provided daily.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
● Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
● Ensures the facility is well cleaned and maintained; including owning communication from and to the Lead Custodian, Operations Director, other leadership staff, and coworkers. 
● Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans assigned areas. 
● Washes walls, windows, light fixtures, etc
● Collects and removes scrap and refuse as necessary and directed.  Cleans and sanitizes lavatories, showers, wash basins, etc. 
● Replenishes supplies such as soap, towels and tissues as specified by supervisor and as indicated on daily duty checklist
● Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by Supervisor
● Accesses computer to print and record work order information
● Changes light bulbs as needed or directed
● Performs basic repairs and maintains cleaning equipment as directed.
● Scrubs and/or waxes finished surfaces as necessary.
● Responsible for strict adherence to all policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.
● Builds relationships with and between members, volunteers, guests and staff by embracing the community our YMCA serves.


QUALIFICATIONS:
● Must be at least 18 years old and possess high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least one year of custodial experience.
● Must be able to follow instructions and work with little or no supervision
● Must be able to work with chemicals and identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal.
● Must be able to operate manual and power equipment
● Must possess knowledge of methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of cleaning chemicals according to state and federal regulations. 
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Van Buren Center

Certified Less Mills Instructors - BODYPUMP™ , GRIT & Body Combat.

You may know the Y as a place to lift weights - but we’re about lifting entire communities.  We’re more than just a gym, we’re a movement - come join us!

The YMCA of Central Ohio is seeking Certified Less Mills Instructors to teach a variety of classes (mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends - we’re flexible!) such as BODYPUMP™ , GRIT & Body Combat.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs group exercise classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA; implements “3 minutes” in every class.
Keeps accurate class attendance records.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
High school diploma and experience teaching group exercise classes preferred.
Must have current CPR/First aid & AED certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have attended, or attend YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles/Principles of Health and Fitness within the first 60 days of employment.
Must have received certification in YMCA Group Exercise Instructor training AND in their program area (i.e. cycling, martial arts, cardio/step etc.) within the first 90 days of employment. Must keep certifications current throughout term of employment. 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA
Gahanna YMCA

Early Childhood Teachers/Floaters - Afternoons

The YMCA’s Hilltop Educare Center, located on West Broad Street, in the ODOT complex - has openings for part time floaters!  We are seeking enthusiastic staff to form shifts between 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  This par time position includes a free Y membership and INVALUABLE experience working with children at one of the nations leading providers in child care!

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success.  That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework.  Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.


POSITION SUMMARY:
This position provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers. This will be a “floater” position, requiring a flexible individual who can move from room to room as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
• Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
• Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
• Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
• Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
• Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
• Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
• Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
• If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
• Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
• Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
• Attends applicable special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
• Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
• Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards
• Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Hilltop Educare

Intern for College Credit - Corporate Wellness

The Downtown Y has an exciting internship opportunity available for college students who are pursuing Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Fitness/Sport Management (or similar) degrees.  Preferred students will be those who hold, or are pursuing personal training, group exercise, or specialty fitness certifications.

If you are looking for a fitness/corporate wellness internship to earn college credits - we have a great opportunity for you!  The Downtown Y has a health & wellness center as well as several corporate partners throughout Columbus.  Group exercise classes, personal training, health assessments, and chronic disease prevention are just a small example of what we do each day.

Depending on your school requirements - hours will vary based on your schedule.

* This is an unpaid internship

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA

After School Tutor

Do you have some creative and exciting ways to make learning fun and different for students?  If so, our Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA, located in Urbancrest, is seeking an experienced tutor to work with children grades 5-7 during the afternoon Monday through Friday.

We are seeking motivated individuals that can help our children learn and grow academically and have fun at the same time!  Competitive pay that is commensurate with experience and education (free Y membership with employment!)

Our tutor would be responsible for developing lesson plans that incorporate all academic areas (ex. spelling, reading, writing, math, etc). that are fun and engaging for our divers group of children. This person would also be responsible for administering academic achievement testing for our TANF requirements with the assistance of our program directors.

Branches for Application Submission:

Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA

Site Coordinator - Whitehall

Sure you know the Yas a place you can go lift weights, but we are about lifting entire communities.  If you are ready to create the change you want to see, we have a great opportunity for you.

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA is seeking a part time plus Site Coordinator for our TANF program in the Whitehall City Schools.  This is a 30 hour per week position that includes personal time off work, health, dental & vision insurance, participation in Y-Retirement (after two years), a free membership and much more!

POSITION SUMMARY: Oversees the coordination and implementation of all designated after school and summer programming and ensures that programs are in compliance ODJFS rules, YMCA quality standards and all grant requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with participants, families and all grant-related partners.
Communicates on a regular basis with all grant-related partners at least quarterly and/or as needed for grant activities. This includes a quarterly face-to-face meeting with all partners.
Maintains ODJFS licensing, Food Program requirements, YMCA MSI standards, United Way and grant requirements for program.
Responsible for coordination, planning and implementation of all daily youth development and academic programming.
Assists in monitoring and tracking the annual grant budget and spending. This includes: maintaining inventory and recommending purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids such as books, toys, and games designed to stimulate learning.
Maintains written records on individual children for all grant-related reports such as UWay/CTK, SES, PPICS, APR, and program binder. Inputs data electronically monthly and upon request.
Maintains current community partnerships and recruits new partners in response to family/participants needs.
Organizes, contributes to and attends monthly family engagement activities.
Creates and maintains a regular communication system with classroom teachers whose students are program participants.
Performs program duties as necessary or in the absence of regular program staff.
Maintains regular communication with and follows the recommendations of the grant Project Coordinator and Project Manager.
Represents assigned branch programs by attending and participating in meetings and Program Innovation Team projects.
Responsible for recruiting and maintaining families/program participants and keeping program enrollment at full capacity.
Performs general duties in the branch/facility as assigned or as deemed necessary by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in child development, elementary education, or a related field from four-year college or university; and two years experience supervising in a child care setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be at least 21 years of age
Experience in supervising adults
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training. 
YMCA Team Leader certification; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months
Requires completion of:
Principles and Practices, Introduction to Volunteerism, Introduction to Leading Others, Introduction to Fiscal Management, Leadership Competency Assessment, Team Leader Certification Test.

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Before and After School Site Directors - Pickerington School District

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA is seeking qualified candidates for our site director openings in the Pickerington School District

Sure you know the Y as a place to lift weights, but we’re about lifting entire communities - create the change you want to see!


Join the YMCA movement - where the C stands for Confidence!
Watch this inspiring video  and see why you should join our team today.


POSITION SUMMARY:  Establishes and promotes a cause driven program that is safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Oversees the daily program operations and staff supervision at assigned site (i.e. maintenance of site, cleanliness, materials).
• Assesses the needs, interests, and ability of the children in the program and adapts activities to the needs/levels of each child. Integrates children into a group environment with team building activities.
• Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings with on-site staff.
• Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Are Fit and Food and Fun,After School homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
• Familiarizes staff with and enforce ODJFS licensing rules and YMCA policies and procedures
• Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements including keeping required paperwork current.
• Supervises food program and daily site cleanup.
• Maintains inventory and recommends purchases, replacement, or repair of equipment and supplies.
• Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
• Conducts program and licensing orientations for site staff.
• Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings as required.
• Manages curriculum planning for assigned site; plans, supervises, develops and implements programming, including (but not limited to) homework assistance, Y Kids Food and Fun activities and YMCA curriculum requirements.
• Maintains good relationships and communicates regularly with children, parents, school/host staff, community and YMCA staff.
• If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your site(s)/center.
• If applicable, reviews Title XX pweb and portal to review swipes and payments; communicates issues with registrar. 
• Completes all tracking and data collection for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.
• Participates in special events and branch activities.
• Assists with the promotion of the YMCA Branch and school age child care programs to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college coursework in child development, elementary education, or a related field; experience supervising in a childcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by using Career Pathway level.  Must meet ODJFS requirements for Site Administrators.
• Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS. Must obtain and
• keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention and CPR.
• Must attend and maintain in-service hours as required by ODJFS and YMCA guidelines.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
• Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

“Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.” - Anonymous

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Teachers Aid - Head Start

The YMCA of Central Ohio’s Head Start Program is currently has two openings for full time Teacher’s Aids.  The teacher aid will assists in the implementation of all daily program activities.

We’re looking for you!!!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Promotes the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Assists the classroom teacher in supervising and implementing the program in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and the policies and philosophy of the YMCA.
• Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families and children.
• Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of the classroom and common areas.
• Supervising outside playground activities.
• Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
• Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and Step Up To Quality requirements as applicable.
• Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
• Completes duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
• Maintaining confidentiality about children, families and other employees.
• Attending all staff meetings and professional development trainings
• Assisting the teacher in any other appropriate ways.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma.  One year experience working with children.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
• Must submit medical statement and TB test results as required by Head Start standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention.

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Before and After School Teachers

Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.
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POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides a safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site by performing the following duties,

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
• Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization of site throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
• Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
• Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
• Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards.
• Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children; communicates with parents regularly about their children’s goals, progress and accomplishments.
• Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, and community and YMCA staff.
• Works at other program locations when needed to maintain ratios.
• If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
• Complete all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
• Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
• Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
• Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Hilltop YMCA/Cherry Creek
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA
Hilliker YMCA

Certified TRX Instructors

The Jerry L. Garver Y is seeking a certified TRX instructor to teach this exciting and challenging class!


POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs group exercise classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA; implements “3 minutes” in every class.
Keeps accurate class attendance records.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
High school diploma and experience teaching group exercise classes preferred.
Must have current CPR & AED certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have attended, or attend YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles/Principles of Health and Fitness within the first 60 days of employment.
Must have received certification in YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise Instructor training AND in their program area (i.e. cycling, martial arts, cardio/step etc.) within the first 90 days of employment. Must keep certifications current throughout term of employment. 

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Lead Preschool Teacher

At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our child care, after school and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. At the Y, babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy and learn about their world and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do their homework. Most importantly, children learn how to be their best selves.

WHY THE Y?
From day one, we are invested in helping you reach your professional goals. We want you to feel valued and confident in your potential. Our training and development programs help promote learning at all stages of your career.Beyond offering the opportunity to make a lasting impact in your community, the Y provides a number or other benefits including:

- Vacation, sick, and personal time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Participation in the awesome Y-Retirement Fund
- Long term disability & Group Life Insurance fully paid by the Y
- A free family membership
- and so much more!

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides a safe, caring and learning environment for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors and healthy living practices.
2. Prepares classroom for children daily by arranging and maintaining a safe and age appropriate learning environment; keeps classroom space clean and organized; maintains classroom supplies; conducts annual classroom environment assessment with designated tool (ECCERS, ITERS, ELLCO, etc.) as required. 
3. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, children, and staff.
4. Conducts informal orientation (including transition meetings) for children new to the classroom.
5. Assesses each child’s developmental needs both formally and informally using designated assessment and screening tools. Establishes and monitors individual goals for all children.  Documents evidence to be used for curriculum planning and assessment including ongoing, systematic observations on each child. 
6. Conducts parent/teacher conferences utilizing assessment results.
7. Writes and implements lesson plans and follows daily schedule; plans must reflect a well balanced, varied program for children following designated curriculum and program guidelines as well as incorporating Ohio, SUTQ and NAEYC standards.
8. Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear, consistent, and developmentally appropriate expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
9. Assists in ensuring center’s compliance with all YMCA, ODJFS licensing, SUTQ and NAEYC requirements.
10. Collects, records and maintains all necessary information/documentation for student records, funding and other projects; enters data into appropriate systems in a consistent and timely fashion.
11. Contributes to staff projects, organizes and communicates with supervisor, parents, host, and staff. Takes a leadership role when applicable in special events.
12. Attends all staff meetings, and appropriate child care workshops; maintains training hours needed for SUTQ and NAEYC.
13. Maintains prompt hours, follows procedures for absences, and provides staff with lesson plans in the case of absence.
14. Assists in the training of other staff.
15. If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your program.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in child development, elementary education, or related field from college or university; previous experience in a early care and education setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
● Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements
● Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Early Learning Center
KIPP Early Learning Center

Maintenance Technician

The beautiful Hoover Y-Park in Lockbourne is seeking a part time/seasonal maintenance technician to join their team! Candidates should have at least two years of maintenance experience - and for this position, landscaping experience is a huge plus.  This position is seasonal for the spring/summer and will be around 20 hours per week.

Find out more about Hoover Y-Park here http://www.ymcacolumbus.org/hoover

POSITION SUMMARY:
Ensures an attractive, safe and well-maintained facility by performing assigned repairs and maintenance tasks related to the upkeep of buildings and grounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Completes all maintenance and repair work lists as provided by the Facility Director.  Tasks will include routine plumbing, drywall repair, painting, light electrical, carpentry, landscaping, snow removal, machine servicing, etc.
• Completes all maintenance tasks in a timely fashion minimizing downtime due to facility failures ensuring a positive member experience. 
• Assists with routine general maintenance such as simple room setups for meetings, moving furniture and performing heavier cleaning as necessary or as directed by the Facility Director.
• Maintains all required logs, records and documentation necessary to uphold compliance with municipal codes, Branch procedures and association policy.
• Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
• Perform basic mechanical repairs and maintain cleaning of building and grounds equipment as directed.
• Notifies Facility Director of supply stock shortages to maintain adequate inventories.
• May be scheduled to travel to multiple YMCA Branches to complete repairs or maintenance service as necessary.
• Knows and adheres to all center/core service line policies and procedures related to equipment, chemical safety, employee conduct rules and other regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or equivalent, and at least 2 years of experience in building maintenance or a construction trade, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Knowledge of procedures, safety measures and commonly used concepts within one or more particular facilities field(s) is strongly preferred. 
• Must be able to read, write and follow instruction.  Basic computer skills (email and work tickets) are essential.
• Possess basic mechanical aptitude and have experience in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, pumps, HVAC, lock repair, etc.
• Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record, and ability to work at a various locations during the course of a work day.
• Must be flexible in work scheduling to fulfill a variety of work shifts including work days and shift schedules (morning, noon, night) on occasion. 
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and staff.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hoover Y Park

Preschool Teachers

We’re looking for you!

The YMCA’s Early Learning Center, located on Johnstown Road near the airport, is hiring teachers to work with preschoolers ages 3-5.  The hours would be from 3:00 pm - 6:00pm Monday through Friday - Take a virtual tour of our state of the art center here!

If you are ready to be a part of the Y movement, apply today!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
1. Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Assists the lead teacher in supervising and implementing the curriculum including leading activities and assisting with planning and assessments.
3. Establishes relationships with families, staff and host. Greets each child and parent daily; communicates often and professionally with families, staff and children.
4. Maintains program environment and equipment, assists with cleaning.
5. Observes children to help guide curriculum and assessments
6. Offers children appropriate affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for behavior; sets firm limits with positive phrasing and actions when necessary.
7. Assists in ensuring program’s compliance with all YMCA, HEPA, SUTQ, ODJFS licensing and NAEYC requirements.
8. Assists with establishing and monitoring individual child goals.
9. Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.
10. If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.
11. Establishes, maintains, and provides documents needed for OPDN registry and profile.
12. Attends all staff meetings, child care workshops, specialized trainings and safety trainings.
13. Attends applicable special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be at least 18 years of age.
● Career Pathway Level as determined by Program’s SUTQ requirements.
● Must submit medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention required by ODJFS.
● Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
● Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
● Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
● Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Early Learning Center

Head Lifeguard - Openers

We are looking for responsible, energetic individuals who are seeking flexible hours in a fun, fast paced environment. Lifeguarding requires professional and dependable individuals who will demonstrate honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility.  If you are enthusiastic, love people and the water - this could be the perfect place for you.

We are seeking a head lifeguard to guard, assist with scheduling, and lessons.  Must be willing to work some weekend hours.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures; provides leadership and supervision to lifeguards on a shift

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
- Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
- Reports in uniform (swimsuit, guard shirt, towel, whistle, rescue tube and barrier) to station when scheduled shift begins.
- Maintains active surveillance of the pool area; refrains from socializing while guarding.
- Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model. Completes related reports as required.
- Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
- Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.  Rules are explained and enforced in a courteous, professional, and firm manner. 
- Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
- Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment (lifeguarding, rescue, and first aide) is available and functional; reports concerns to aquatics director or building supervisor immediately.
- Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving; reports any concerns to the aquatics director or building supervisor immediately.
- Clears all swimmers from the water during an electrical storm or adverse weather conditions. 
- Secures pool are by locking all doors and gates when a lifeguard is not on duty.
- Performs chemical testing when not guarding , as required, and takes appropriate action.
- Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
- Participates in emergency drills and procedures to the highest level that your training and the situation permits.
- Maintains inventory of supplies for pool, first aid station, and concession stand; recommend necessary purchases to pool manager or aquatics director.
- Ensures that staff are getting adequate breaks and are following the station rotation schedule.
- Monitors the money systems for concessions and gate proceeds.

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:
- Must be at least 18 years old;  have high school diploma; lifeguarding experience and knowledge of pool maintenance.
- Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen. 
- Current YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent certification.
- Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
- Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Branches for Application Submission:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA

Urban Farm Internship


The Hoover YMCA Park Learning Garden is a 1.5 acre organic farm located in Lockbourne, Ohio. The Garden was established in 2011 as a cooperative effort between the YMCA of Central Ohio, Local Matters and the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. The Learning Garden grows organic produce for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and for local food pantries and non-profits which serve families in need of food or job training. The Learning Garden is also an integral part of the YMCA summer youth camp. Campers, age 7-15, spend 2-3 hours per week in the garden, learning about growing fresh vegetables and assis

We are seeking 5-6 interns this summer to specialize in one of the following areas:
• General Farm Assistance (3-4 interns):
Primary roles include assisting in food production and farm maintenance, specifically in greenhouse operations, planting and harvesting at the farm. Interns will be immersed in the day-to-day work of a community urban farm. Interested candidates can also assist with leading volunteer groups. Specifically, interns will:
o Receive training in organic vegetable production, everything from seeding to harvest.
o Learn proper tool and equipment use, care and maintenance.

• Youth Program and Education (1 intern):

Primary roles include assisting Program Coordinator with summer youth program, that aims to provide youth age 15-18 job and life skills, while increasing knowledge of growing and eating healthy food. Interns will work side by side with staff and youth program participants at the farm, facilitating positive youth development. Opportunities to be involved in farm education through school and recreation center field trips also exist. Specifically, interns will:
o Receive training in positive youth development programming.
o Support community education initiatives at the farm.
o Gain knowledge in growing organic vegetables.


All Interns Will:
• Receive exposure to small-scale farming methods.
• Make positive contributions in the farm communities.
• Learn teamwork and leadership skills.
• Receive farm produce.
•    Hoover Y-Park can provide free housing for the season for up to 3 interns

Desired Skills:
 Demonstrated commitment, reliability, punctuality, and responsible behavior.
 Willingness to learn and remain flexible and adaptive
 Willingness and ability to work hard in less than ideal conditions.
 Demonstrated passion, motivation, and creativity to improve their community.
 Gardening or farming experience is a plus, but not required.

Farm Logistics:
 Farm activities require standing, bending, squatting, and heavy lifting, sometimes upwards of 50 lbs.
 Dress should be modest, comfortable, casual clothing that you don’t mind if it gets dirty. Dress in layers; wear sturdy shoes with closed toes. Interns should be prepared to work outdoors in all types of weather. Hats, sunscreen, rain coats are encouraged when necessary.

Time Commitments:
We host interns both in the summer and fall and ask for a minimum of 10-12 week commitment. Start dates for summer cycle are in May and fall cycle are in the end of summer (Aug/Sept). Interns are required to commit to a minimum of 10-15 hours/week. Interns will establish a consistent weekly schedule with the Farm Manager at the start of the internship.

Compensation:
Interns will receive a weekly CSA share from the farm and have the unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development a small-scale growing operation. While we cannot provide monetary compensation at this time, we can provide college credit for the internship.
How to Apply:

Deadline for summer internships is April 15, 2017. Deadline for fall internships is July 15, 2017. Applicants should submit a resume and brief letter indicating relevant experiences, motivations, and what you hope to gain from this experience. Also include your availability for the internship. Please also indicate any college credit or other school requirements you may be looking to fulfill.  If planning to receive credit, students are responsible for coordinating with their college to bring the appropriate paperwork.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hoover Y Park