The Williams YMCA Of Avery County Is An Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated To A Policy Of Non-Discrimination In Employment On Any Basis Including Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Age, Disability, Sexual Orientation, Marital Status, Or Any Other Class Protected By Law.
The Williams YMCA of Avery County is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all. Our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development. Our employees exemplify and adhere to our core values of Honesty, Caring, Respect, Faith and Responsibility.
Full Time Positions
Youth Development Director
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Youth
Development Director provides hands-on leadership for the development and operations of various programs, such as the Child Development Center, Youth Center, teen leadership, day camp, afterschool, membership & community events and pre-school programming. They will design practices, processes, and procedures for strong program and project management. They must understand their role in helping build relationships and a small community atmosphere among our members. 40 hours/week; Monday – Friday and weekend availability required.
- First Aid Certification (Preferred)
- CPR Certification (Preferred)
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s (Preferred)
- Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
- Childcare and Education: 3 years (Preferred)
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For other questions please email Bonnie Clark, Associate Executive Director
Part Time Positions
AFTER SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Monday – Friday 1:30-6:00pm
The Williams YMCA of Avery County is proud to offer After School for all 5 elementary schools in the 2021-2022 school year! After school will be held on site at each school. We are looking for strong, creative, and enthusiastic individuals that would like to make a difference in the lives of the children in our community. After School Counselors will be responsible for the daily supervision of children enrolled in the after school program. The counselors are responsible for assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of all components and program activities in the after school program, under the supervision of their Site Coordinator and Program Director. The Counselor guides the academic and social development of children by providing a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment. After school counselors use a variety of resources to reinforce and introduce skills through the execution of a variety of activities.
A typical day in After School consists of: helping the children with their homework, playing gym games with them, creating an art project, assisting in serving the children dinner, and leading a game of kickball. After school is an amazing place for children to continue learning and growing academically and socially after school lets out, and we would love for you to be a part of that process!
After school starts on August 16th and hours vary school by school, but typical hours are from 1:30 – 6:00.
Please email Resume or application to Katie Croland, email@example.com.
Personal Trainers, under the direct supervision of the Director of Healthy Living, will be responsible and accountable for assisting in the development of the Health and Wellness department and Personal Training Programs held at the Williams YMCA of Avery County. The Personal Trainer must demonstrate a personal commitment to the mission of the YMCA. This position requires that he/she must have good communication skills, organizational skills, strong human relation skills, dress appropriately to fit the task, exhibit good health habits and is expected to promote the programs and services of the YMCA. The ability to maintain harmonious relationships with staff, volunteers, members, and guests is essential.
Send applications and/or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
CHILD CARE WORKER
We are looking for individuals that love working with children, ages 6 weeks to 10 years, in our drop-in care Child Development Center. Please email applications or questions to Katie Croland, email@example.com.
Lifeguards are responsible for supporting and enforcing the rules, regulations, and safety of the pool facility and associated programs. Lifeguard certification required for lifeguard position and WSI certification recommended. Some related work experience with pool operations preferred, but not required. Current CPR certification preferred but can be provided on site. Applicant must have customer service skills and have a dependable work ethic. Applicant should
understand the YMCA mission and/or had experience with non-profit organizations. Please send applications and/or resumes to Hannah Taber, firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMBERSHIP SERVICES ASSOCIATE
Membership Services Associates are responsible for managing the Membership Services desk – checking members in, assisting with member inquiries, program registrations and processing new member applications and membership changes. The applicant must work well in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive and professional level of service. Applicant should be proficient in basic computer skills including data entry and web-based operating systems. Send applications and/or resumes to Sonia Polechio, email@example.com.
Under the general direction of the Director of Healthy Living and consistent with the YMCA Mission Statement and the policies nd procedures set forth by the Williams YMCA of Avery County, the Wellness Coach is responsible for all aspects of member safety, fitness introduction, supervising, maintaining a clean environment and reinforcing proper fitness techniques in the Wellness Center. As a member of the Wellness team, the Wellness Coach is a constructive employee of the YMCA whose major priority is to serve the members with the highest quality of service and facilities available.
- Personal Commitment to YMCA ideals
- Knowledge of strength and cardiovascular training principles
- Current certification in CPR, First Aid, AED, and O2 (within 90 days of employment)
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to others
- Good communication and organizational skills and a high level of enthusiasm
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply!
The YMCA is looking for a Zumba Fitness Certified Group Exercise instructor to teach 2-3 classes per week.
Send applications and/or resume to email@example.com
ATHLETICS MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATE
Part-time Athletics Membership Associate position: This position would work in the YMCA’s Athletic facility checking members in, assisting in sports clinics and tournaments, setting up various sports equipment and light cleaning of athletics facilities. Knowledge of various sports helpful but not required. This is a part time position, various shifts available including daytime, evenings and weekends. The applicant must work well in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive and professional level of service. Applicant should be proficient in basic computer skills including data entry and web-based operating systems. Must be at least 18yrs old.
Please email applications and/or resumes to Erica Shingleton, firstname.lastname@example.org