YMCA of Central Ohio

Child Watch Aide

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:
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.
Greets and engages each child and parent; communicates often and professionally with families and interacts with children.
Monitors the drop off & pick up of children, follows policies and procedures related to such.
Performs age-appropriate activities children assigned to their group/program.
Encourages children to make friends with other children (if age appropriate) and communicates about activities and connections made to parents at pick-up.
Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of the program space and equipment daily.
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.
Maintains prompt hours and follows established procedures for absences.
If using other spaces in the branch (i.e. pool, gym), leaves them in the same condition as found.
Completes written documentation for incidents and injuries; contacts childrens’ parents immediately about emergency situations; communicates to parents about non-emergency incidents upon pick-up.
Actively interacts with children on an individual basis while maintaining control of entire group.
Positions his/herself for optimal interactions and supervision of children.

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.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must be at least 15.5 years old and hold American Red Cross Babysitting certification, or be enrolled in a 2 year child care educational program. 
Must have current certifications in CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 and maintain certifications throughout employment.
Recommended trainings include: communicable disease, child abuse recognition and child development.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Hilliker YMCA

Food Service Assistant

Do you have a passion for food and want to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to use your leadership skills and culinary talents in a place where you know you’re making an impact in your community?

The YMCA of Central Ohio has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial leader who is constantly seeking ways to improve and make things better. We are currently seeking a Food Service Assistant at the Van Buren Center.

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:
Assist food service director in all aspects of food service operation for the Van Buren Center. Prepares and serves meals for shelter guests according to established menus.

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. Prepares and cooks food for meals and special events according to established menu.
3. Implements quality control program that provides all guests with the highest quality of meal service, within established guidelines.
4. Oversees the health and safety of the food service operation including, but not limited to: compliance with all Health Department requirements; daily cleanliness of kitchen and dining areas, including storage areas and refrigeration unit
5. Cleans kitchen and dining areas after meals; sweep and mop dining areas and kitchen at established times.
6. Unload and stock kitchen supplies; notify supervisor when supplies are low.
7. Provides exemplary service to all participants in our Center and responds to their needs in timely and polite manner.
8. Assists in accommodating individual guests with special dietary needs.
9. Provide exemplary service to all guests and respond to their needs in a timely and polite manner.
10. Works cooperatively with all program staff, directors and vendors to best meet the needs of all guests.
11. Attend all required meetings; substitutes or serves in a leadership capacity when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● HS diploma preferred and at least 1 year of experience in food service or catering environment.
● ServSafe Certified; if not certified, must obtain certification within 12 months.
● 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

Community Connector

The Celebrate One Community Connectors Corps program is designed to promote integrated health care and serve disconnected women in eight (8) high priority Columbus, OH neighborhood that face higher rates of infant mortality and other health inequities. The program identifies and trains local residents as Community Health Workers (CHW) who work within these target neighborhoods with the goal of reducing infant mortality over the next three years.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Identify and engage women/families to schedule prenatal/primary care appointments.

Refer women to services that address basic needs and needs for new infants (cribs, food and/or housing insecurity, etc) so that women can focus on their health and their family’s well-being.

Follow up with families to make sure they are connected to services and that barriers or access issues experienced by the families are documented and addressed.

Inform partners about gaps in services for residents.

Validate pathways for residents that lead to positive birth outcomes in our neighborhoods.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPECTATIONS:

12-14 weeks of paid Community Health Worker training at OSU College of Nursing.

130 hours of practicum experience at agency.

Upon successful completion of CHW training, between 936 and 1,070 hours of part-time, paid work experience at agency.

A minimum of 24 hours per week.

Participation in monthly skill-building trainings at Columbus Public Health.

Hold a GED or equivalent.

Completion of a drug screen and background check as required by the Ohio Board of Nursing for a Community Health Worker certification.

Attendance at a completion ceremony.

Branches for Application Submission:

Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
North YMCA
Van Buren Center

Youth Development Coordinator

The Don M. and Margaret Hilliker Y, located in Bellefontaine, is seeking a full time Youth Development Coordinator to 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:
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 assigned programs (child watch, kids time, family programming, teen leadership, community outreach, etc.) within the branch and in the local community.
Leads continuous improvement efforts focused upon established key Association benchmarks including but not limited to the following measures:
% 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 youth development director, or designated director, to ensure that assigned programs have access to the necessary space and resources within the branch to meet the goals of the programs.
Works closely with the youth development director, or designated director, to ensure that assigned programs are developed and delivered to meet the goals of the program.
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:

Hilliker YMCA

Youth Hockey Instructor

The Gahanna YMCA is looking to hire a youth hockey instructor! The position will be teaching an ages 3-5 class and a 6-9 year old class, from 6:00-7:30 on Wednesday nights. This is very much an introductory program and will serve as a place to learn fundamentals of hockey.

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! Do you have the skills and experience to make a difference?

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes youth development and member 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 classes/practices/games, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
• Answers questions from participants/parents to support them in achieving their goals related to youth development. Maintains working knowledge of sport/activity, and trends to provide effective information and support to participants.
• Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
• Conveys information on sports/activity programs and schedules, and as appropriate, refers participants and parents to other programs.
• Keeps accurate class records (attendance & progress reports).
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
• Prepares and maintains field/gym area before and after program; organizes and puts away class equipment; reports damaged equipment.
• Officiates sport/activity matches and games as scheduled.
• Assists in supervision of volunteers involved in sport or activity.

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.
• Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification must be obtained withing the first 60 days
• Must be at least 16 years old and have experience participating in area of instruction; previous experience instructing preferred.

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Youth Hockey Instructor

The Gahanna YMCA is looking to hire a youth hockey instructor! The position will be teaching an ages 3-5 class and a 6-9 year old class, from 6:00-7:30 on Wednesday nights. This is very much an introductory program and will serve as a place to learn fundamentals of hockey.

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! Do you have the skills and experience to make a difference?

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes youth development and member 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 classes/practices/games, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
• Answers questions from participants/parents to support them in achieving their goals related to youth development. Maintains working knowledge of sport/activity, and trends to provide effective information and support to participants.
• Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
• Conveys information on sports/activity programs and schedules, and as appropriate, refers participants and parents to other programs.
• Keeps accurate class records (attendance & progress reports).
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
• Prepares and maintains field/gym area before and after program; organizes and puts away class equipment; reports damaged equipment.
• Officiates sport/activity matches and games as scheduled.
• Assists in supervision of volunteers involved in sport or activity.

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.
• Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification must be obtained withing the first 60 days
• Must be at least 16 years old and have experience participating in area of instruction; previous experience instructing preferred.

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA

Intern for College Credit

The Delaware 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. 

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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA

Preschool Coordinator

It’s a beautiful thing when a passion and a career come together.  If you love working with children and want to be part of a movement with unlimited potential to do good - the Y has an exciting new opportunity for you!

The Jerry L. Garver YMCA, located in Canal Winchester, is seeking a full time Preschool Coordinator.  This dynamic role develops, implements and supervises programs in branch preschool programming that promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

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.
Greets each child and parent; communicates often and professionally with families and children.
Coordinates and oversees the implementation of assigned duties such as: Curriculum, snack, monitoring supplies and coordinating staff.
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.
Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences as well as monitoring those of her staff.
Attends all association-wide child care training sessions for age appropriate groups.
Hires, trains and observes staff to ensure that program maintains quality standards and staff use appropriate procedures in working with children and their parents.
Provides input on staff performance reviews.
Schedules and runs regular staff meetings as needed.
Assists in monitoring budget compliance.
Communicates regularly with families and staff; is readily available to handle issues.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists program director in managing a team of 5-10 staff in the department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training and coaching employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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.
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:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Assistant Child Care Director

Our amazing Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as our Assistant Child Care Director.  This role assists the Senior Program Director in managing the operations of the branch child care programs as well as off site programs.

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.
Manages, directs and coordinates the child care programs for assigned location(s). Ensures high quality programs by visiting child care sites on a regular basis to observe and evaluate operations.
Assumes responsibilities of child care director in his/her absence.
Assists the director with staff recruitment, hiring, training, and scheduling. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Assists with developing strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
Assists in budget development and monitoring to ensures program operates within budget.
Assures compliance of ODJFS licensing, SUTQ, NAEYC standards as they relate to program areas. Ensures that YMCA program standards (including HEPA)  are met and safety procedures followed.
Performs the duties of site directors or teachers during absences as needed. 
Develops and maintains relationships with ODJFS, school administration, parent groups and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs. Responds to all agency, parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
Assists the director with providing staff leadership for annual fundraising campaign and committees as assigned.
Maintains proper department files including required paperwork for staff.
Organizes special events for Child Care programs and YMCA Branch if applicable.
Represents assigned branch programs by attending and participating in Program Innovation Team meetings and projects
Assists site staff with maintaining written records for children’s files, collecting and reporting program data as required by funding. 
Assists in the marketing of programs, enrollment and distribution of program information.
Performs duties in the branch as assigned (building coverage, special events, etc.)
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for your sites.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages a team of up to 50 staff in the childcare department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training and coaching employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:   
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a 2 year degree in child development, elementary education, or a related field (4 year degree preferred); previous experience working with children in a group setting. Must meet Site Administrator qualifications for ODJFS Licensed 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.
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
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

Office Support


The Hilliard YMCA is looking for an organized and detail oriented person to support our branch staff.  If you want to come to work every day where you know you are making a difference in the community - this is the role for you!  Awesome, lively work environment and free YMCA membership!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-drive 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.
Promotes and delivers quality service to members and staff as part of the YMCA’s Member Involvement Model in all job-related functions.
Provides data base and word processing support by entering information, producing reports, developing flyers, agendas for meetings, materials for presentations, and minutes from meetings.
Assists Executive Branch Staff by making telephone calls, sending electronic and written correspondence as directed.
Takes and delivers messages or transfers calls to voice mail when appropriate personnel are unavailable.  Performs daily mail distribution.
Offers support in annual campaign and any capital campaigns at the Y location.
Serves as consulting board secretary.
Process membership change forms and bank draft input.
Maintains purchase orders.
Creates paystub check off list.
Assists with branch signage.
Orders, receives, and maintains office supplies.
Creates, prints and mails membership renewal letters.
Performs other clerical duties as needed, such as filing, copying, and collating.
Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel or similar spreadsheet programs desirable.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA

Welcome Desk Leaders

The YMCA is seeking new additions to our Welcome Desk team!  At the Y, our Welcome Desk Leaders are vital to our member and new member experience!  You will be part of starting people off on their wellness journey, assisting those in need find a chronic disease program to help them, sending children off to day camp for their very first time - and so much more.  Every day will be different but every day you will be making a difference.  Join us today!

POSITION SUMMARY:
Works with new and existing members to ensure they feel welcome and supported, while developing a sense of connection both with the Y cause and other 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.
• Scans membership cards of all entering the building; makes members feel welcome by learning and using their names when they enter and exit facility; grants access to center based on computer system scan results; conveys information about membership related to payments or renewals to member upon entry to the building. 
• Maintains accurate records of transactions and shift activity; this includes but is not limited to: completing cash, check and credit sales accurately using computer system, providing change and receipts, and maintaining accurate records of transactions and shift activity to balance a cash drawer.
• Helps members to connect with one another to form friendships.
• Provides information about the Y (including membership, program, facility, services, financial assistance, etc.) to callers and members.
• Ensures that the Welcome Desk is clean, orderly, welcoming, and adequately stocked to provide for members’ needs.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma and at least two years of related experience and/or training
• 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.
• Must complete Module III of New Leader Orientation and Listen First and within first 60 days
• CPR, First Aid, AED and O2 certifications must be obtained within 90 days
• Must keep certifications current throughout employment.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

School Age Teacher

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the Nation - and we are seeking the best and the brightest leaders to join our team!  We have before and after school programs in over 50 locations throughout Central Ohio!
-  Buckeye Valley School District
- Columbus City Schools
- Circleville City Schools
- Hamilton Local Schools
- Olentangy Local Schools
- Pickerington Local Schools
- South Western City Schools
- Teays Valley Local Schools
- Westfall Local Schools
- Whiltehall City Schools

If you are interested in joining an amazing organization and making a lasting impact in your community - apply today!

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, 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:

Hilliker YMCA

Retreat & Group Camping Director


Camp Willson, the 500 acre memory maker in Bellefontaine, is seeking a Retreat & Group Camping Director to provide outstanding hospitality services for groups and conferences at our awesome camp!

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 room and board at camp
- 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 and healthy living practices.

Recruit, coordinate and implement all weekend and week-long groups (not outdoor education) to provide high quality, participant-centered service; ensuring that group leader evaluations are positive most of the time and negative comments are dealt with promptly and to the customer’s satisfaction.

Communicate effectively with all group leaders and/or participants (prior to, during and after their camping experience) to implement a smooth running program, meeting the group’s goals.

In conjunction with the Executive Director and YMCA Marketing Director, develop and implement a marketing and promotion plan for the Camp as related to the conference program; including a plan which encourages 50% or more retention of groups from year to year.

Recruit, train, supervise, mentor and evaluate staff and volunteers needed to implement programs for groups and the Center, ensuring responsibilities within all programs are executed in a manner to enhance the retention of campers and staff.

Create, develop, implement, market and evaluate specialty programs developed by Camp Willson based on comments by participants, with improvements made related to comments and personal experience.  Assist in all aspects of the Christian Leadership Conference, Horselover’s Weekends, Winter Reunion, and Men’s Camp.

Assist with all summer camp related weekend programs. Summer Camp role will be determined on an annual basis depending on the current needs.

Take an active role in fundraising and the People Helping People Annual Giving Campaign, including a program for Women’s Weekend and Family Camp.

Oversee all aspects of the group initiatives course, Climbing Walls and High Ropes programs (training, facilitation, documentation, risk management), ensuring accidents are kept to a minimum.  All accidents will be evaluated to determine how to minimize or eliminate the hazard.

Responsible for resale operations including, but not limited to the camp store and vending.
Develop, monitor and manage the budget for the Retreats and Group Camping cost center, keeping finances within or better than budget.

Develop and maintain records and statistics describing the Retreats and Group Camping program thoroughly and completely and in a timely fashion. Review and/or revise programs on an annual basis.

Communicate effectively and in a timely fashion with Support Services, Executive Director and other Program Directors to coordinate programs and needs of groups.

All areas of American Camp Association standards for Accreditation are met by 90% or greater each year.

Administrative functions, meeting attendance, substitute coverage.

Participation at YMCA of Central Ohio meetings and responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and a minimum of 2 years experience in camping, hospitality or related area. Supervisory and budgeting experience. Strong program development and implementation skills as related to camping and/or hospitality. Strong interpersonal and human relations skills. Experience with adventure education and group facilitation. Marketing experience, strong computer skills, and YMCA camping background are all helpful

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Lifeguard certification and/or the ability to obtain certification is helpful. Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Chronic Disease Life Style Coach and Instructor

The YMCA of Central Ohio is passionate about helping our community overcome chronic disease.  We offer diabetes prevention, LIVESTRONG for cancer survivors, Health Weight and Your Child programs and so much more to benefit our members.  We are currently hiring Lifestyle Coaches & Instructors to work with new and existing program participants to ensure they feel supported in and are making progress toward their goals in their program, while developing a sense of connection both with the Y cause and other members.

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, health living and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Leads Diabetes Prevention, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA and Enhance Fitness classes, and provides support and guidance to participants.
3. Implements the standard curriculum designed for the program participants.
4. Foster relationships with and between participants, helps members to connect with one another to form friendships.
5. Makes learning a shared responsibility for the group.
6. Regularly checks on members’ progress in meeting program goals; documents the conversations and progress using appropriate tools (mynetico, ODES website and goggle docs).
7. Enters data timely for each program participant, assures all documentation and testing is complete.
8. Prepares before each class; including reviewing participant’s food and activity trackers for Diabetes Prevention, weekly curriculum and lesson plans, and calls and emails reminders to participants.
9. Accessible to participants both before and after sessions to answer questions and follow-up.
10. For the Diabetes Prevention Program provide make-up session opportunity to a participants who is unable to attend the regularly scheduled class.
11. Attend quarterly meetings or conference calls with the branch Chronic Disease Coordinator and other life style coaches.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 21years of age, have HS diploma + two years of post HS education and at least two years post HS education and at least two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience and certification in group exercise.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends.
• Attend and pass the required training for the program they will instruct/coach that may include Diabetes Prevention Program, LiveSTRONG at the YMCA, Healthy Weight and Your Child and Enhance Fitness.
• Completes prerequisites required for the Chronic Disease Program.  These may include Facilitation Skills, Facilitation Change in Small Group and Listen First Training.
• 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.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
North YMCA

Chronic Disease Life Style Coach and Instructor

The YMCA of Central Ohio is passionate about helping our community overcome chronic disease.  We offer diabetes prevention, LIVESTRONG for cancer survivors, Health Weight and Your Child programs and so much more to benefit our members.  We are currently hiring Lifestyle Coaches & Instructors to work with new and existing program participants to ensure they feel supported in and are making progress toward their goals in their program, while developing a sense of connection both with the Y cause and other members.

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, health living and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
2. Leads Diabetes Prevention, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA and Enhance Fitness classes, and provides support and guidance to participants.
3. Implements the standard curriculum designed for the program participants.
4. Foster relationships with and between participants, helps members to connect with one another to form friendships.
5. Makes learning a shared responsibility for the group.
6. Regularly checks on members’ progress in meeting program goals; documents the conversations and progress using appropriate tools (mynetico, ODES website and goggle docs).
7. Enters data timely for each program participant, assures all documentation and testing is complete.
8. Prepares before each class; including reviewing participant’s food and activity trackers for Diabetes Prevention, weekly curriculum and lesson plans, and calls and emails reminders to participants.
9. Accessible to participants both before and after sessions to answer questions and follow-up.
10. For the Diabetes Prevention Program provide make-up session opportunity to a participants who is unable to attend the regularly scheduled class.
11. Attend quarterly meetings or conference calls with the branch Chronic Disease Coordinator and other life style coaches.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 21years of age, have HS diploma + two years of post HS education and at least two years post HS education and at least two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience and certification in group exercise.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends.
• Attend and pass the required training for the program they will instruct/coach that may include Diabetes Prevention Program, LiveSTRONG at the YMCA, Healthy Weight and Your Child and Enhance Fitness.
• Completes prerequisites required for the Chronic Disease Program.  These may include Facilitation Skills, Facilitation Change in Small Group and Listen First Training.
• 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.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
North YMCA

Lead School Age Teachers

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the Nation - and we are seeking the best and the brightest leaders to join our team!  We have before and after school programs in over 50 locations throughout Central Ohio!
-  Buckeye Valley School District
- Columbus City Schools
- Circleville City Schools
- Hamilton Local Schools
- Olentangy Local Schools
- Pickerington Local Schools
- South Western City Schools
- Teays Valley Local Schools
- Westfall Local Schools
- Whiltehall City Schools

Most lead teacher positions are benefit eligible!
If you are interested in joining an amazing organization and making a lasting impact in your community - apply today!

POSITION SUMMARY: Assist Site Director in promoting 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.
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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA
KIPP Early Learning Center

School Age Site Director

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the Nation - and we are seeking the best and the brightest leaders to join our team!  We have before and after school programs in over 50 locations throughout Central Ohio!
-  Buckeye Valley School District
- Columbus City Schools
- Circleville City Schools
- Hamilton Local Schools
- Olentangy Local Schools
- Pickerington Local Schools
- South Western City Schools
- Teays Valley Local Schools
- Westfall Local Schools
- Whiltehall City Schools

Most of our Site Director positions are benefit eligible!
If you are interested in joining an amazing organization and making a lasting impact in your community - apply 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 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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Hoover Y Park
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA

School Age Teacher

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the Nation - and we are seeking the best and the brightest leaders to join our team!  We have before and after school programs in over 50 locations throughout Central Ohio!
-  Buckeye Valley School District
- Columbus City Schools
- Circleville City Schools
- Hamilton Local Schools
- Olentangy Local Schools
- Pickerington Local Schools
- South Western City Schools
- Teays Valley Local Schools
- Westfall Local Schools
- Whiltehall City Schools

If you are interested in joining an amazing organization and making a lasting impact in your community - apply today!

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, 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
Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Hoover Y Park
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA
KIPP Early Learning Center
Hilliker YMCA

Silver Sneakers Instructor

Teach group exercise class designed for older adults ready to have fun and get fit.  Instructor should be able to teach an energy building class that includes a warm-up and rhythmic range of movement stretch, work with resistance tools, cool down, final stretch and relaxation segment. 


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 CPR/AED/First aid certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have completed 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 keep certifications current throughout term of employment. 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA
Hilliker YMCA

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

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

Head Start Family Advocate

The YMCA of Central Ohio’s incredible Head Start is in seeking a Family Advocate.  Under the supervision of the Family Service Coordinator, the Family Advocates maintain the outreach, recruitment and enrollment of children and families and assist families to fully utilize available community resources.

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.
Recruits and enrolls eligible children and families, maintaining enrollment per program requirements.
Works directly with families to identify and access family strengths and set family goals.
Acts as liaison and advocate between community resources and families.
Provides management, crisis intervention, and resource/ referral services.
Promotes parental involvement in all parent meetings and activities. Ensures and supports
family involvement in program governance and in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
Ensures all health/dental screenings and follow-up for children per performance standards.
Helps families access transportation services , when appropriate, to and from community resources and other activities.
Completes documentation and submits all appropriate paperwork and reports as required.
Works as a team player with center staff, Head Start and YMCA of Central Ohio staff, parents and other community organizations to ensure all service area requirements are met to carry out the goals and objectives of the Head Start program.
Participates fully in staff meetings and training experiences as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
Maintains confidentiality of family records and information.
Works within required state and federal guidelines; follows agency policies/procedures in all areas.
Professionally represents Head Start and the YMCA of Central Ohio in the community.
Personally reports to Department of Social Services all suspected child, aged or incapacitated adult abuse and neglect as required by law and documents accordingly. Informs supervisor of all reports to Department of Social Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree preferred with coursework in early childhood education, social work, human or family services or relevant discipline; at a minimum must acquire within eighteen months of hire, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or a related field.
Knowledge of Head Start and State Child Care Licensing regulations and requirements
Two (2) years experience in an Early Childhood program, social work or case management position
Must be skilled in communicating with and motivating families and have an understanding of individual family development and use of various motivational and adult education principles and interventions.
Must have knowledge of family support principles, conflict resolution skills, and the ability to build relationships with community organizations and their personnel
Knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of Head Start (or comparable child development programs), early childhood education, and developmentally appropriate practices
Technology aptitude, including MS Office, Child Plus and Teaching Strategies GOLD
Obtain certification in CPR and First Aid.
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:

Metropolitan Offices

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

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:

Bus Driver

Our child carel programs provide a safe, caring, and enriching place for thousands of kids in Central Ohio.  Some times they just need a little help getting there ... this is where you come in!

Our Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA is seeking a fun filled, safety driven leader to provide transportation for our kiddos!


POSITION SUMMARY: Provides safe transportation to and from program sites while maintaining a supportive and positive atmosphere. May also provide support in other areas as assigned.

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.   
Drives bus safely according to YMCA policies and procedures and state laws. Drives vehicle from loading area to assigned sited, following assigned schedule without making unauthorized stops.   
Completes thorough before-and-after trip checks each day and records all information. Records gas level, mileage, and maintenance on designated forms; services vehicle with fuel, lubricants and accessories.  Cleans out bus each day.
Develops friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and children.
Communicates regularly with other staff members and supervisor, including recording and reporting difficult behavior; reports any disruption of transportation service to other YMCA staff via cell phone.
Performs passenger count before and after each pick up/drop off to ensure that all passengers are accounted for (matching face to name).
Maintains a safe and orderly environment on the bus by ensuring that bus rules are announced and followed; conducts safety drills as required; keeps first aid supplies fully stocked.
Assists disabled passenger into and out of the vehicle.
Completes annual bus training as required by ODJFS.
Reports and changes in personal driving status (license, tickets, points) to supervisor immediately.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 21 years old and possess appropriate class license.
Knowledge of the rules/guidelines related to commercial passenger vehicles (bus).
Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR and First Aid.
Must complete the ODJFS approved YMCA Bus Driver training
Must be approved to operate a YMCA vehicle through the YMCA’s insurance company and pass a driver’s background check.
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:

Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Pickaway County Family 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 18 years of age to serve as the primary guard*; at least 16 years of age if acting as the second guard.
Certifications: 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 demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
* A 17 year old lifeguard may serve as the primary guard if the following criteria have been met and documented in the HR file:
Guard has worked as a lifeguard for the YMCA of Central for at least 6 months
Guard has received at least 12 hours of in-service training at the YMCA of Central Ohio
Guard has been interviewed & approved by the branch aquatics and executive director
Guard’s skills have been evaluated and approved by a member of the YMCA of Central Ohio’s risk management team

 

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:

Hilliker YMCA

Billing Specialist

The YMCA of Central Ohio has an exciting intern opportunity at our Metropolitan Offices.  As part of the YMCA of Central Ohio Chronic Disease initiatives, the billing specialist intern will prepare and submit claims to various insurance companies for the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program through the Athenanet system.  The billing specialist will monitor the coding and reimbursement activities for diabetes prevention services and analyze patient medical records, ensuring that documentation conforms to legal and procedural requirements.

This is a paid internship that includes a free membership and free parking.  The position requires 15-20 hours per week when school is in session (flexible between the hours of 8am and 5pm) and more when school is out or on break.  Internship will run through June 2018 and has the potential to become a full time position.

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. Prepares accurate CPT and billing codes used for billing services for the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention program.
3. Identifies and resolves patient billing errors. 
4. Works with Diabetes Prevention coaches and coordinators to assure correct data is being received.  Works with the chronic disease team on recommendations for improved documentation to avoid future claims denials.
5. Interacts with the Manage Service Organization at the YMCA of the USA regarding billing and documentation policy regulations, obtains clarification on conflicting, ambiguous or non-specific documentation and communication on coding and compliance issues.
6. Performs audits and analyses of payer denials, provides information on audits and formulates recommendations on improved documentation.
7. Performs various collection actions including contacting patients by phone, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.
8. Process and reconciles payments from insurance companies and private pay individuals.
9. Maintains strictest confidentiality: adheres to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● High School diploma
● Certification in CPT, HCPCS and HIPPS preferred
● Experience with the Athenanet and Medicare billing preferred.
● Working knowledge of computer programs including Excel, spreadsheets, Word programs and database 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:

Metropolitan Offices

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:

Metropolitan Offices

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

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:

North YMCA

Personal Trainer

Branches for Application Submission:

Recreational Gymnastics Instructor

Branches for Application Submission:

Before and After School Caregiver

Branches for Application Submission:

Assistant 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.

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 Early Learning Center
Hilltop YMCA
YMCA Hilltop Educare
North YMCA
KIPP Early Learning Center
Future Scholars Community 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:

Fitness Repair Technician

The YMCA of Central Ohio has an exciting position open for a travelling Fitness Repair Technician.  This dynamic person would repair and perform preventative maintenance of fitness equipment with complex moving parts and sophisticated electronic equipment with minimal supervision. This position includes, but is not limited to: inspecting, lubricating and cleaning as well as ordering inventory and repairing all cardio and resistance fitness equipment for the YMCA of Central Ohio.

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.
Completes all preventative maintenance and repair work lists as provided by the Metro Property & Facilities Director.  Work with Branch staff to communicate down time and return to service estimations.
Completes all preventative maintenance and repair tasks in a timely fashion minimizing downtime due to failures ensuring a positive member experience.
Inspect equipment regularly for damage problems.  Clean and lubricate equipment according to machine specifications.
For resistance training equipment:
Check welds and welded joints for metal fatigue or damage.
Test cables including crimps, ferrules, attachments, fastners; check nylon coatings.
Tighten loose nuts and bolts; replace or report any that are missing or broken.
Inspect moving bushings, bearing, etc., for excessive wear or damage.
Inspect upholstered surfaces for excessive wear or damage.
Degrease and re-lubricate plate guide-rods, bushings, and moving assemblies.
Clean excess oil, dirt, and grime from weight stacks.
For cardiovascular equipment:
Inspect welds, joints, cables, belts, pulleys, springs, and chains.
Check upholstery for excessive wear and damage.
Lubricate chains and moving parts as necessary.
Remove equipment covers and clean dust from motor electronics.
Calibrate and align assemblies as required by manufacturer’s specifications.
Maintains all required logs, records and documentation within Facility Dude software, Branch procedures and association policy.
Accesses computer to print and record Facility Dude work order information.
Review and maintain adequate inventories.
Will be scheduled to travel to multiple YMCA Branches to complete repairs or maintenance service as necessary.
Knows and adheres to all branch/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 3 years of experience in fitness maintenance 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, printed circuit boards, mechanical repairs, complex moving systems, 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:

Metropolitan Offices

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:

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:

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

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

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 part-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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Downtown YMCA
Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston 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

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

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

Fitness Coordinator

The Don M. and Margaret Hilliker YMCA located in Bellefontaine, is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Fitness Coordinator to support our fitness team!  This is a great full time position that includes full benefits (health, sick and dental insurance; vacation, sick, and personal time; a free Y membership; participation in our awesome Y-Retirement Fund - and so much more!)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Oversees the operations of the Group Exercise Leader, Personal Training, and Fitness Attendant teams in a manner that new and existing members 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 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. Screens, trains, and supervises the Group Exercise Leaders, Personal Trainers, and Fitness Attendants.
3. Leads the Group Exercise team by supervising and performing the following duties:
a. Ensures that instructors and classes meet safety and group exercise best practices in a comfortable atmosphere.
b. Ensures that every Group Exercise class has the goal of welcoming new participants and fostering a sense of community within class.
c. Ensures the Y’s THREE MINUTES is embedded in the branch Group Exercise Culture and that Group Exercise Leaders feel supported in their efforts to provide the requested Three Minutes.
4. Leads the Personal Training team by supervising and performing the following duties:
a. Ensure personal trainers and sessions are meeting safety and outcome best practices from the sale to end result.
b. Ensure that innovation is being integrated into the program through marketing and revenue by way of PT sessions, assessments, specialty training, and workshops with an emphasis on small groups and weight management.
c. Create, administer, and deliver incentive programs in collaboration with Member Onboarding Coordinator.
5. Leads continuous improvement efforts focused upon established key Association benchmarks including but not limited to the following measures:
a. class participation and attendance
b. convenience of class/program schedule measures
c. % of new members reporting that staff checks on my progress and discusses it with me
d. % of members reporting that they were introduced to group exercise community and
e. % of members reporting that they have friends at the Y
f. % of members reporting that team members are both friendly and competent.
g. % of members reporting that they feel welcome and that staff know their name.
h. % of monthly revenue goal generated
6. Manages the Group Exercise class and community schedule so that member needs are met, and labor costs are within established guidelines.
7. Ensure smooth operation of the fitness center by maintaining the equipment in a clean, safe, and working order and a positive, comfortable atmosphere for all members.
8. 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.

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 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.
● Maintain all certifications through completion of applicable CEC’s to ensure they do not lapse at any time.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

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 Corporate Wellness team 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 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:

Metropolitan Offices

Custodial Staff -  Women’s Locker Room

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 a part time 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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
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

After School Tutor

Do you have some creative and exciting ways to make learning fun and different for students?  If so, the Y is seeking an experienced tutor to work with children grades kindergarten-5th 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:

Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston 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

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

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

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

Custodian - Van Buren Center

Use your functional skills to help the YMCA team fight homelessness! The Van Buren Center is in need of Custodial Staff! These positions are Part-Time (16 hours) with shifts on the weekends. Please note- this position is located at the Van Buren Shelter, not the Downtown Y- but you still get all the great benefits of being a YMCA of Central Ohio team member!

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 BODYPUMP™ Instructor

The Pickaway County 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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA

Resident Front Desk Staff - Franklin Station

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 Part Time openings for a Resident Front Desk Staff in our Supportive Housing Program at Franklin Station. This position may include nights and weekends. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, this is definitely the job for you!

Resident Front Desk Staff are 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 entrance way.
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-through, 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.
• Customer service skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office, email, and internet navigation
• 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:

Franklin Station

Dance Instructors - Pickaway County YMCA Dance Academy

Put your love of dance to work at the Y!


The Pickaway County YMCA’s Dance Academy , located at 165 E. Main Street in Circleville is seeking, experienced dance instructors for our incredible program.

We offer a variety of lessons from Ballet to Creative Movement for children 2 - 8 years in age.  Experience in ballet, tap and jazz preferred, and experience working with children.  See below for a sample of class times and descriptions and hours that the position would require.

Pre-1: Tuesday 5:45-6:30 (4 yr olds, ballet)
Intermediate: Tuesday 6:30-8:10 (8 yr olds, ballet, tap, jazz)
Creative Movement a.m.: Wednesday 11:00-11:45 (2-3 yr olds, ballet, creative movement)
Beginner: Wednesday 6:00-7:45 (7 yr olds, ballet, tap jazz)
Pre-2: Wednesday 6:00-7:00 (5 yr olds, ballet & tap)
Creative Movement p.m.: Thursday p.m. 5:15-6:00 (2-3 yr olds, ballet & creative movement)
Pre-3: Thursday 6:00-7:00 (6 yr olds, ballet, tap & jazz)

Branches for Application Submission:

Pickaway County Family YMCA

Custodian

The Downtown branch has Full-Time and Part-Time Custodian positions open. These open positions may work a variety of shifts that may include some nights and weekends.

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.

Full time Y staff are eligible for health, dental and vision insurance; vacation, sick and personal time, Y-Retirement (after two years), a free family Y membership and so much more!!

Branches for Application Submission:

Downtown YMCA

Camping and Family Programs Director

POSITION SUMMARY:
Develops, organizes and implements high quality Family, Camp, Youth and Teen program(s).
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. 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.
3. Ensure high quality, dynamic, age appropriate camp programs through creating and scheduling all camp sessions and participating in activities.
4. Manages, directs and coordinates the day camp counselors for assigned location.
5. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.  Evaluates participant satisfaction in an ongoing basis.
6. Collaborates with marketing and distributes program information.  Organize and schedule program registrations.  Review and process program scholarship applications.
7. Develops and manages program budget to meet fiscal objectives.  Maintains inventory and recommends purchases as needed.
8. Assures compliance with American Camp Association (ACA) and ODJFS requirements as they relate to program areas.
9. Fundraises as part of the branch Annual Campaign.
10. Develops and maintains good relationships with children and parents through quality family programs. Responds to all agency, parent and community inquires/complaints in a timely manner.
11. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
12. Participates in branch and association wide meetings and trainings.
13. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
in programs.
14. Connects with members in the one/two adult family categories to introduce them to YMCA programs and services, monitors participation and reaches out to cancellations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises up to 30 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.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. 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.  Experience in a supervisory role with camping programs helpful.
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:

Grove City YMCA

Travelling Maintenance Technician - Full Time

The YMCA is seeking a maintenance technician for its southern region (Grove City, Garver, Pickaway, Vaughn, and Cherry Creek locations).  Must have reliable transportation and pass a driver check/proof of insurance.

http://www.ymcacolumbus.org/locations

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:

Grove City 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:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Hilliker YMCA

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 Seasonal and Part-time positions open for a Safety & Security Specialist. These unique positions have the potential for additional hours and possible full-time placement.

All Y staff receive a free membership and invaluable experience working at one of the nations leading non-profits. 

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

Engagement Specialist - Van Buren Shelter

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 openings for Full Time Engagement Specialists. 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:
This position is responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the shelter and to assure participants understand the services and supports being provided. This team works to provide a safe environment for the shelter participants & works directly with residents in providing access to services, information and referral and assistance with crisis intervention and daily living needs.

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. Engages with guests to identify immediate needs to assist them during their housing crisis.
3. Maintains order in the dorms according to program policies and procedures.
4. Works closely with guests and communicates with Shift Supervisors, Service Coordinators, and leadership to assist guests in working through current crisis.
5. Documents progress notes and observations in an objective manner and communicates information about guest interventions on the shift log and to the Lead Service Coordinator.
6. Determines the need for referral to the client’s Service Coordinator based on their observations and the individual needs of each guest.
7. Communicates any guest special needs to the appropriate Intake, HMIS, or Service Coordination staff.
8. Performs bed inspections, cleaning of vacated beds & linens, storage of past tenant’s personal items, and other related duties.
9. Ensures assigned dormitory area(s) remain clean and free of clutter.
10. Communicates any maintenance, fire safety and general safety issues to the Operations Manager and completes the necessary work orders to request service.

QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma required, associate’s degree preferred, plus 1+ years working with low-income population, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Must have the ability 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 have the ability to to assist in all aspects and operations of the YMCA Housing Program under the direction of shift supervisors
• Must have the ability to multi-task
• 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

Service Coordinator/Case Manager - Van Buren Center

The YMCA Van Buren Center has a Full-Time and Seasonal opening for a Service Coordinator/Case Manager. If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, and have the skills and experience required, this is definitely the job for you! 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 much more.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for facilitating services for the individuals participating in the Van Buren Center Programs as assigned. Utilizes a “blended management” approach while working with guests, partner agencies, staff and surrounding neighbors to establish a safe, caring, and friendly community. The Service Coordinator will work closely with the Rapid Rehousing Program staff and community service organizations in meeting the housing needs of the disabled, the indigent, the addicted, and the working poor who are experiencing homelessness. Each individual Service Coordinator will be assigned a unique role that will directly involve assisting participants to overcome their housing crisis. These roles may be identified as employment specialist, identification specialist, mental health specialist or another identified area that may assist the participant through their housing crisis. 

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 cultivates collaborative relationships within the substance abuse and mental health services, treatment community, community service providers, and RRH Case Managers to coordinate services.
• Provide immediate housing services to participants entering the Short Term program. 
• Provide Critical Time Intervention services to participants that have completed the Short Term Program.
• Assists guests in resolving issues that interfere with their ability to obtain stable housing and/or recovery
• Maintains list of inpatient and outpatient treatment programs and the services provided, and other appropriate programs based on need.
• Coordinates communication between program participants, RRH Case Managers and outside service agencies
• Keeps RRH Case Manager informed of progress, potential problems and assists in locating additional resources.
• Secures release of information from program participants when needed/requested
• Provides regular individual support conferences with participants to monitor progress with linkage and access to Rapid Rehousing or other housing option
• Maintains documentation and enter data in the Community Shelter Board Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Ensures outcomes are met in regards to length of stay and linkage to Rapid Rehousing Program.
• Assists with guest grievances, including mediation and problem solving
• Works to maintain program outcomes with the Van Buren program
• Ensures files are audit ready and participates in Community Shelter Board Audits
• Attends and participates in regular staff and partner agency meetings/ trainings

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree (BSW, BA) from four-year college or university in psychology, social work, human services, or a related field; and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; MSW or LSW 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
• Ability to adapt to Center needs in regard to shift & hours worked
• 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
• YMCA Team Leader certification- if not certified, then 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:

Van Buren Center

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 instruction 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:

Grove City YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Hilliker YMCA

HVAC Technician - Full Time

The YMCA of Central Ohio is seeking a full time HVAC technician.  This is a full time, benefit eligible position with the Y.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The HVAC Technician will provide HVAC services with specific responsibilities for identifying repair and/ or replacement needs; performing preventative and predictive maintenance on all HVAC components;installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading HVAC systems and equipment; assisting other skilled trades and YMCA Facilities staff with HVAC related job functions.  A degree of creativity and latitude is expected in order to complete a wide range of technically complicated tasks. 


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 lead person on HVAC projects and maintains relationships with local vendors, suppliers and contractors related to assigned projects.
Diagnoses causes of problems and/ or failures in heating/ air conditioning systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/ or system repair or replacement needs.
Performs technically advanced mechanical repairs on all association HVAC equipment.
Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
Completes HVAC preventative and predictive maintenance tasks in a timely fashion minimizing downtime due to facility failures ensuring a positive member experience. 
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.
Installs heating and air conditioning equipment and systems for the purpose of providing enhanced and/ or upgraded capabilities.
Will be scheduled to travel to multiple YMCA Branches to complete HVAC repairs or maintenance service as necessary.
Participates in meetings, workshops, trainings and seminars as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/ or gathering information require to perform job functions.
Informs personnel regarding procedures and/ or work status of work orders for the purpose providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/ or complying with building and safety regulations.
Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety or HVAC system concerns.
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 education or equivalent and 3 years of experience in HVAC maintenance or install is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience, and:
Journeyman status in HVAC trade OR Technical / Associates Degree in HVAC AND
Valid State of Ohio Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability AND
Universal EPA Refrigeration Certification
Must be able to read, write and follow instruction.  Computer skills are essential.
Required to perform complex technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
Be able to operate equipment used in installation; repair and maintenance on HVAC equipment; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and handling hazardous materials.
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 fulfil a variety of work shifts including work days and shift schedules. 
Competency with indoor air quality monitoring equipment and interpreting data; standards for design and construction; air conditioning and heating codes; hazards and safety precautions; and refrigerant handling and disposal.
Applied knowledge of procedures, safety measures and commonly used concepts within multiple facilities disciplines is required.  The HVAC Technician will rely on experience and judgment to accomplish tasks. 
Be able to work with limited supervision using standardized practices and/ or methods; providing information and/ or advising others; and working within a defined budget.
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

Teen Foundations Lead Teacher

POSITION SUMMARY:
Assists Program Director/Coordinator in promoting a safe, consistent and academically stimulating 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.
• Assumes the responsibilities of Program Director/Coordinator in their absence
• Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Program Director/Coordinator; including Y Kids Are Fit, Food and Fun, Afterschool, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
• Provides input to Program Director/Coordinator of ideas to include in the weekly curriculum.
• Prepares site daily for arrival of youth; maintains organization throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
• Attends all staff meetings, appropriate 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 Columbus City Grant requirements and YMCA standards
• Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children
• Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff
• Completes duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program
• Completes all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
• Provides assistance to other branch 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 Columbus City Grant. Must obtain and keep current training certifications as required by the YMCA and for the grant. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

North YMCA

Head Start Assistant Teachers

Provides supervision and instruction to preschoolers by performing the following duties:
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 Center Manager 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 supervising children 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 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE : Two- year degree in early childhood education.

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.
• 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.

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Head Start Lead Teacher

Provides supervision and instruction to preschoolers by performing the following duties.

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 Center Manager 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 ODJFS licensing requirements and Step Up To Quality requirements as applicable.

Maintains prompt hours and follows procedures for absences.

If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Four year degree in early childhood education.

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. 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.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Parent Partners - SPARK Ohio Program


ECRN+ is hiring Parent Partners for the SPARK Ohio program.  SPARK works with children, families, schools, and the community to ensure that children are ready for school and schools are ready for families.  This is a family-focused intervention program designed to prepare children for kindergarten by helping families help their children succeed in school. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Parent Partner works directly with approximately 40 SPARK children (full time) or 20 (part time) and their families through the SPARK Ohio Initiative.  The Parent Partner serves as a support for SPARK children as they move along the educational path from home or child-care environments to public school.  SPARK works with children, families, schools, and the community to ensure that children are ready for school and schools are ready for families.  This is a family-focused intervention program designed to prepare children for kindergarten by helping families help their children succeed in school.  Parent Partners must engage participating families in structured lesson plans and activities aligned with Ohio’s Early Learning Content Standards, administer developmental assessments and screenings, and initiate referrals to needed community resources. 

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 developmental screening tools to children as directed by Learning Advocate Coordinator
Conducts monthly face-to-face sessions with assigned children in the home and/or the child-care setting to aid in the successful implementation of the child’s learning (individual) plan
Provides the support and oversight required to ensure the smooth transition from home or child-care setting to kindergarten
Serves as assigned SPARK children’s advocate for good early childhood care and education and for successful transition to elementary school
Attends Parent Partner meetings, trainings, and on-going professional development as required by the Learning Advocate Coordinator
Provides linkage to appropriate learning services/programs for families and children
Communicates emergencies/critical changes to Learning Advocate Coordinator in a timely manner
Ensures strict confidentiality regarding all matters involving children, families, and SPARK team members
Maintains clear well organized records according to SPARK guidelines
Acts as a marketing representative for the agency and SPARK Initiative

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required in Early Childhood, Social Work, Education, or other similar human service field.
Familiarity with TANF funding
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.

These full time positions are grant funded for one year with the possibility of grant extensions.

Branches for Application Submission:

ECRN+

SilverSneakers MSROM® Instructor (Muscular Strength and Range of Motion)

Teach group exercise class designed for older adults ready to have fun and get fit.  Instructor should be able to teach an energy building class that includes a warm-up and rhythmic range of movement stretch, work with resistance tools, cool down, final stretch and relaxation segment. 


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 CPR/AED/First aid certification within the first 30 days of employment; until certification is obtained, cannot work alone.
Must have completed 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 keep certifications current throughout term of employment. 

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliker YMCA

Seasonal Maintenance

Camp Willson is seeking candidates for seasonal maintenance staff (temporary full time position).

Major Responsibilities
* Ensure that daily care of campers and guests is the top priority.
* Perform assigned repair and maintenance tasks to insure an attractive well maintained facility and grounds.
* Troubleshoot and repair complex mechanical systems and components.
* Collaborate with Branch Leadership and staff to ensure excellence and consistency in maintenance services.

Skills and Qualifications
* High school diploma or the equivalent required.
* A minimum of 2 years experience working with mechanical heating & air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, building and structural maintenance, and cleaning.
* Must have a valid driver’s license and obtain own transportation to travel to pick up parts, supplies, tooling, etc.
* Must be able to lift a minimum of 70 pounds, climb, bend, stand for long periods of time, operate mechanical equipment and work in extreme heat and cold environments.
* Strong communication skills and a passion for customer service.
* Have the ability to work with minimal or no supervision.
* Must be available 24/7 to assist with facility emergencies as needed
* Experience with commercial lawn mowers, tractors, front end loaders, skidsteers, or other heavy machinery is a plus

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Cook & Kitchen Assistants


Camp Willson, our 500 acre memory maker is in need of cooks and kitchen assistants for our incredible resident camp!

We work hard and have lots of fun doing it! Our kitchen operates daily throughout the year. Join us for a few hours or many. No cooking experience but you have leadership abilities? We are willing to teach you the ropes of cooking for large groups. If you have an interest in becoming a member of our kitchen staff family please visit us at 2732 County Road 11 Bellefontaine or call (937) 593-9001, or fill out an application today!

Duties include meal prep, general cleaning & mopping, using dishwasher. Flexible hours with breakfast/lunch/dinner shifts available with some weekend work required.

Branches for Application Submission:

YMCA Camp Willson

Teen Foundations Teacher - Part Time

The North Y is seeking motivated individuals for our Teen Foundations program.  The program runs Mondays - Thursdays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.


POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides a safe, consistent and academically stimulating environment to youth in the program 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.
• Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Program Director/Coordinator; including Y Kids Are Fit, Food and Fun, Afterschool, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
• Provides input to Program Director/Coordinator of ideas to include in the weekly curriculum.
• Prepares site daily for arrival of youth; maintains organization throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
• Attends all staff meetings, appropriate workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings
• Maintains required training hours.
• Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events
• Assists with ensuring the site’s compliance with all Columbus City Grant requirements and YMCA standards
• Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children
• Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, and community and YMCA staff.
• Complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program. 
• Completes all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
• Provides assistance to other branch 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 Columbus City Grant. Must obtain and keep current training certifications as required by the YMCA and for the grant. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

North YMCA

Service Coordinator/Case Manager - Housing

If you want to create positive change in the lives of others, and have the skills and experience required, this is definitely the job for you. 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 much more.

Position Summary
Provides wrap around services at YMCA of Central Ohio housing facilities including on-site support services to residents that are eligible for support services at YMCA of Central Ohio housing components. Utilizes a “blended management” approach while working with residents, staff and surrounding neighbors to establish a safe, caring, wholesome and friendly community. The Service Coordinator will work closely with community service organizations in meeting the housing needs of the disabled, the homeless, the indigent, the addicted, the working poor and those that are at risk of becoming homeless.

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. Responsible for the organization of services and activities for non-program residents of the YMCA.  The Service Coordinator actively cultivates collaborative relationships within the substance abuse and mental health services, treatment community, and homeless shelters for outreach and coordination of services, with an emphasis on maintaining housing.
3. Ensures residents are linked with appropriate treatment and relapse prevention programs, communicating and linking residents to outside agencies, including crisis intervention and care.
4. Develops and implements on-going monthly group meetings to provide education to participants on resources, socialization, goal planning, and relapse prevention and recovery issues. Provide 1:1 services utilizing evidenced based practices, such as Motivational Interviewing, interventions based on the Stages of Change model, and CBT.
5. Helps residents through the “Stages of Change Model” based on where they start making decisions about alcohol/drug treatment, etc.
6. Maintains necessary documentation as needed, including progress notes, data collection and utilizing CTK system for the United Way.
7. Assists with resident grievances and crises, including mediation and problem solving.
8. Maintains a full case load of residents of the YMCA.
9. Help develop programming based on Housing First, Harm Reduction philosophies and trauma informed care. 
10. Attends and participates in regular staff meetings, trainings and association-wide programs, events, training, and fund raising.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (BSW) from four-year college or university; MSW, or Masters in Counseling preferred; and two years related experience and/or training/internship; or equivalent combination of education and experience: LSW highly preferred (within six months of hire)
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Strong Time Management Skills
● 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

Aquatics Director

The YMCA is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic leader to be the new director of our awesome aquatics program.  This person will play a pivotal role in assuring great member experiences for all of our aquatics lovers, and those new to the water.  Our Director will develop, organize and implement high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs (ensuring 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.) 

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.
• 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 in-service standards being met.
• Monitors and maintains daily pool operations, maintenance and chemical levels to adhere to all state, local and YMCA of the USA health and safety regulations.
• Conducts certification courses in both YMCA and American Red Cross courses
• Teaches in-services 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.
• 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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manages a team of 20 - 50 staff in the aquatics department. 
• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training and coaching employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• 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
• 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.
• Training Requirements:
- Immediately upon hire:  lifeguarding certification (ARC);  American Red Cross First Aid & CPR for Professional Rescuer; AED, O2 and state-mandated concussion training
- 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 Fitness, AOA, Arthritis, Disabilities, Swim Officials 1 &2)

Branches for Application Submission:

Metropolitan Offices

Wellness Coach

Grow strong with the Y!


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 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.
Conducts individual meetings with new members to discuss goals, gifts and interests
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 appropropriate tools (Trinexum, information sheets).
Makes members feel welcome by learning and using their names.
Assists members in reaching goals by 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.
Ensures the safety of members in the wellness center by maintaining the equipment in a clean, safe, and working order
Instructs small group wellness center courses (i.e. orientations, Iron Teens, FitStart).
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
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.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
North YMCA

Teen Foundations Tutor

POSITION SUMMARY:
Ensures that program participants receive academic tutoring based on their individual needs to improve their academic performance in reading and math 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.
• Plans and implements the daily educational tutoring curriculum, using established/recommended tutoring curricula from project administrators and/or supervisor. 
• Implements, coordinates and oversees the implementation of the educational tutoring curriculum in the after school programs.
• Follows all established curriculum guidelines, timelines, data collection and any other stipulations and requirements of grant that funds the academic component of the program.
• Assesses the individual academic needs, interests, and abilities of the children in the program and adapts educational curriculum/tutoring to meet them. Establishes individual assessment and tutoring plans for each participant as directed by grant requirements
• Maintains program data, written records and reports on individual youth as needed and as required by the YMCA and project funding sources.
• Recommends purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids to supervisor such as books, software, and educational supplies designed to stimulate learning.
• Ensures compliance with all Grant/funding requirements, YMCA quality standards and CACFP requirements.
• Maintains regular communication regarding each participant’s behavioral and academic progress with appropriate participant’s classroom teachers, other school & program staff,  and student’s families; recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.
• Maintains positive and professional relationships and cooperates with appropriate participant’s school staff, YMCA staff, youth, families, and community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 21 years of age and have experience teaching or tutoring school-age children in an academic setting.
• BA or BS degree from an accredited college in the field of Education or related field, Teacher certification preferred OR a B.S or B.A from an accredited college and/or meets the substitute qualifications to be a public school district substitute 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
• Must obtain and keep current training certifications as required by the YMCA or City Grant. Must attend all necessary YMCA and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

North YMCA

Manager on Duty (MOD)

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 Y is now hiring for MOD’s.  Managers on Duty ensure the smooth operation of the branch by monitoring health & safety, member satisfaction, risk management, program and building coverage during assigned shifts.  All part time staff receive a free Y membership and invaluable experience!


Responsibilities include: Acting as the primary contact in an emergency and or crisis situation until the branch director is available; overseeing branch activities and maintains service standards by ensuring that: staff members have reported as scheduled, are in uniform and prepared to perform their duties, the facility is clean and free of clutter, all building systems are in working order, assisting the member service staff by greeting members, providing tours, assisting with membership sales and program registration, answering phones, responding to questions or concerns related to programs, schedules and procedures, performing a walk through of the building no less than once an hour completing the required checklists, performing an Aquatic Audit every shift.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 21 years old; must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and at least a year of experience in a customer service setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be proficient in MS Word and database programs.
Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid; O2 certification
Listen First training must be completed within the first 90 days.
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.

* The Gahanna Y is seeking early morning and evening shift coverage.
* The Hilliard Y is seeking morning coverage.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Downtown YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA

Head Lifeguard

Put your love of water to work at the 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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Metropolitan Offices

Facilities Host

The Hoover YMCA Park is currently seeking qualified applicants for weekend event hosts (Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s only).  This position includes checking in rental groups, directing participants to facilities and parking areas, and cleaning up after rental events.  The park is currently renting 4 shelter houses, a rustic lodge, a modern conference facility, and other cabin type rental facilities.

Experience in Reception and/or Janitorial detail are preferred, but training is available.  All applicants will be subject to a background check as the park is a YMCA summer camp facility.

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide staff assistance and presence for rental groups and YMCA events.  To provide custodial duties and set-up/tear-down of facilities equipment and supplies.  To clean and re-stock restrooms and buildings including trash and recycling removal, snow removal, and other related responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Arrive prior to rental group to prepare, check and set up facilities and equipment.
2. Greets and acknowledges persons arriving for rentals or events.
3. Assists members and guests with questions and concerns.
4. Maintains supply of paper goods for restrooms and kitchens.
5. Cleaning and housekeeping duties of all facilities used by a group. This includes but is not limited to all rental facilities, shelter houses, restrooms, kitchens, hallways, shower rooms, etc.
6. Monitors the appearance and cleanliness of rental facilities during assigned shift.
7. Explains and enforces safety rules/regulations and emergency procedures.
8. Sets up and takes down tables and chairs for programs or events.
9. Performs light maintenance and repair work as assigned.
10. Records and reports all needed repairs to supervisor.
11. Ensures YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor.
12. Serve as night and weekend building supervision as scheduled by supervisor.
13. Performs other duties in the branch as assigned by supervisor including building coverage, office coverage, and special event hosting.
14. Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Six months or more of related customer service experience preferred.
2. Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
3. Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
4. Knowledge of janitorial methods and equipment usage.
5. Basic understanding of the operation and maintenance of audio visual equipment.
6. Ability to effectively and positively communicate with participants and other staff members.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hoover Y Park

Dance Instructors


As the nation’s leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job, it offers a cause to embrace. Use your expertise and passion as a member of our team to make a positive impact in our Association and the community.


The Pickaway County Y is seeking a dance instructor who is experienced in ballet/pointe, jazz and tap to teach high school kids. Program runs two recitals per year.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Pickaway County Family YMCA

Gym Monitor


Bring your game to the Y!  We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to work with our various Youth Development/sports programs.  If you love sports and want to make an impact in the lives of children - BRING IT!

POSITION SUMMARY:
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.

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. T
Develops and maintains effective and positive relationships with members, participants, volunteers and staff.
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.
Secures and prepares program areas including room and equipment set up and tear down.
During league play, ensures that rules are followed and statistics, such as scoring, are accurately kept.
Maintains records and compiles statistical information for outcome measurements.

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

Nutritionist

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.


We are seeking a certified a Registered Dietician to join our team at the Garver Y!  This position will provide members with effective ways to change their eating habits and inspire a change in behavior and lifestyle.


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 employees when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.

Meet with scheduled members to address their nutritional needs. Appointments will be based on availability.

Assist members set and achieve weight loss and lifestyle change goals.

Help members create food and activity journals.

Teach members how to read and interpret food labels.

Create ways to monitor members’ progress.

Plan and implement group learning sessions on nutrition topics.

Work with personal trainers, instructors and other departments in disseminating information to members or providing programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Registered Dietician and/or Dietetic Technician, Registered

Branches for Application Submission:

Jerry L. Garver YMCA

Maintenance Technician

Let’s build something better - together!  The YMCA of Central Ohio is seeking a full time maintenance technician to ensuree an attractive, safe and well-maintained facility by performing assigned repairs and maintenance tasks related to the upkeep of buildings and grounds.

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.
• 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:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Downtown YMCA
North YMCA

Personal Trainers

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

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.

* The Downtown YMCA is seeking personal trainers for morning sessions.

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Downtown YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA

Pilates Instructors

Certified, pilates instructors are needed to teach beginner and advanced-level pilates classes in the mornings and/or evenings Monday through Friday.

 

The Gahanna Y is seeking a part time pilates reformer instructor.

 

Branches for Application Submission:

Gahanna YMCA
North YMCA