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How To Apply

We have a wide variety of job opportunities available at the Findlay YMCA, so there’s something for everyone. Apply for your next adventure today by filling out our job application below! Once completed, please email it to HR@findlayymca.com.

For those who prefer a paper application, please stop by a Findlay YMCA branch, and we’ll be happy to give you one!

 

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Room To Grow

Some of our senior leadership team began as swim instructors or camp counselors. When you work at the Y, you will be encouraged to try new things and grow your career. We have a solid reputation for hiring good people who do great things.

Room To Grow

Numerous Benefits

When you work for the Y, we offer you all the perks of being a Y member including access to all three facilities plus discounts on classes, child care, and camp. Starting 2022, we offer benefits for our full-time staff AND our part-time staff like PTO and retirement!

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Great Coworkers

Everyone that works at the Y shares a passion for making their communities a better place, especially for kids and families. Don't be surprised if you gain great professional experience and a new BFF in the process.

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Flexible Schedules

With a variety of part-time and full-time positions available, working at the Y is ideal for students and non-students alike.

Flexible Schedules

Find Your Passion

Every day, our team members of all ages, backgrounds, and life experiences work to address evolving community needs by nurturing the potential of children and teens, improving individuals’ health and well-being, and providing support to our neighbors.

View open positions below! 

Child Development Teaching Assistant

The YMCA Child Development Center is currently seeking qualified Teaching Assistant for part-time employment. 

Under the direction of the Site Director and/or Assistant Director and Lead Teacher, the Preschool Teacher Aide is responsible for carrying out the day to day tasks assigned by the Lead teacher at the specified site. She/he will be responsible for helping in leading program activities, assessment, snack preparation, cleaning, and communicating effectively with the children, their parents, CDC personnel, and the center guests when needed and as assigned by the lead teacher.

Qualifications:

  • An understanding and knowledge of children, their behavior and development.
  • Specific knowledge in developmentally appropriate practices for the age group.
  • Must have or enroll in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention, and Prevention of Infectious Diseases.
  • Warm and friendly personality and the willingness to interact with the children.
  • Meet ODJFS licensing qualifications in training and background check.

Accountabilities:

  • Maintain safe and secure environment for children, being aware of child activities at all times.
  • Work as a team member with other staff.
  • Help to maintain a learning environment with developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Communicate effectively and with respect with children, their parents, other CDC staff, and center guests.
  • Report any concerns to your supervisor.
  • Respond to emergencies according to YMCA/JCC procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding personal information on children and staff.
  • Take direction from Lead Teacher.

Responsibilities:

Follow directions and complete assigned tasks given from Lead Teacher and Site Director.

Follow Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards and the Creative Curriculum guidelines.

Help to maintain the daily anecdotal records.

Attend family events.

Understand and help to update a portfolio on each child.

Assist with self assessments, child assessments and environmental assessments.

Follow YMCA/JCC child care policies and procedures, as well as ODJFS licensing standards and Step up to Quality regulations.

Follow and adhere to TQM polices.

Responsible for helping the Lead teacher to implement the daily lessons and the preparation of materials and supplies.

Help with general housekeeping tasks: disinfecting toys and tables, sweeping and mopping floors, taking trash out at lunch and the end of the day, making sure the microwave and refrigerator are clean, washing dishes, etc.

Maintain a professional attitude.

Treat children with dignity and speak to them in a friendly, positive and courteous manner while developing the YMCA character values; caring, faith, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

Interact with children and encourage them to share experience, feelings, and ideas.

Foster the independence of children, such as; cleaning up toys, hand washing, etc.

Use positive guidance techniques, such as; redirection, anticipation and elimination of problems, and encourage appropriate behavior.

Attend all staff meetings and training programs as requested by the Teacher or Director.

Attend 15 hours of in-service training annually

Have complete knowledge of emergency procedures.

Assist in maintaining a high quality learning environment.

Model healthy living and lifestyle.

Assist with other duties assigned.

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

For questions, contact CDC Director Nicole Gosche at ngosche@findlayymca.com or Asst. Director Kiya Yeater at kyeater@findlayymca.com.

 

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Member Services Representative

We are looking for happy, upbeat, caring people to work at our Member Services Desk at our Downtown and East Branch locations! We have flexible hours - shifts vary with days, nights and weekend hours available.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of the front desk area.
  • Provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the Y and on the phone contributing to member retention.
  • Greet and assist all members, potential members, program participants, and staff in a courteous, professional, and friendly manner. Be enthusiastic towards members by learning their names and expressing an interest in their YMCA activities.
  • Builds relationships with members; helps members connect with one another and to the YMCA.
  • Assist existing and prospective members regarding their individual membership needs.
  • Provide membership and program information and requirements in an accurate and courteous manner.
  • Handles and resolves membership concerns and informs the supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
  • Be punctual for all scheduled shifts and meetings
  • Maintain positive relations with other staff members
  • Manage money and complete daily audit at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Adheres to all YMCA policies

Requirements:

  • Able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Previous customer service, sales or related experience is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of computers.

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

For questions, please contact our Membership Experience Director Kelly Gastio at kgastio@findlayymca.com.

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Group Exercise Instructor: Yoga, PiYo, Pilates, Tai Chi, Cycling

Instructs group classes, provides excellent service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness, engagement and healthy living in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. 

Responsibilities:

  • Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals. Ensure participation, retention and enrollment growth.
  • 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. Be friendly, alert and responsive to participants.
  • Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

Requirements:

  • Certification in exercise medium such as TRX-certified or Barre-certified.
  • CPR & First Aid certification.
  • At least 18 years old.

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

For any questions, please contact our Healthy Living Director Andrea Sertell at asertell@findlayymca.com.

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Day Camp Counselor

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Creates positive, nurturing relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with parents/caregivers. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth in programs and facilitates peer-to-peer connections as part of the overall camp experience.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred. 
  • Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting 
  • Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc… 
  • At least 18 years of age 
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications, and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date. 
  • Previous experience with diverse populations is preferred. 

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

For any questions, please contact Senior Program Director Jerry McNamee at jmcnamee@findlayymca.com.

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Lifeguard

To ensure the safety of all swimmers and observers in the pool area, while maintaining a clean and fun environment. Variety of hours available. Must be Red Cross Certified.

Requirements:

  • Be on deck and ready to lifeguard on time.
  • Ensure that all swimmers and divers follow pool rules and policies.
  • Follow correct opening and closing procedures.
  • Never read or do homework while someone is in the pool.
  • Never bring your cell phone into the pool area. Cell phones are banned from the pool areas.
  • Take chemical readings and record on chemical log sheet at specified times.
  • Find and secure your own substitute when needed. Leave a note or message to let the supervisor know of the change.
  • Check mailboxes and bulletin boards daily in the guard office to keep updated and informed of upcoming events.
  • Demonstrate RESPONSIBILITY, RESPECT, CARING & HONESTY towards members, guests, coworkers, and supervisors at all times.
  • Maintain a clean deck at all times. Walk around the pool and pick up the garbage and throw it away.
  • Maintain your physical ability to perform rescues. Swim on a regular basis on your own time.
  • Ensure storage room is kept clean and equipment is stored properly.
  • Put in and take out lane and safety lines as needed (according to pool schedule) and store properly when not in use.
  • Know the pool schedule, so the pool can be set up appropriately in advance.
  • Always have and carry a rescue tube with you.
  • Wear uniform when on duty. Uniform consists of lifeguard swimsuit, shirt, shorts, CPR mask and whistle.

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

For any questions about the position, please contact our Aquatics Director George Leatherman at gleatherman@findlayymca.com.

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Birthday Party Host

The Findlay Family YMCA is seeking a Birthday Party Host to provide instruction and supervision of birthday party guests, including children and adults. 

Requirements:

  • Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. 
  • Represent the YMCA and self in a professional manner of safety and fun. 
  • You MUST be available on weekends. 

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

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Discovery Center & YPAC Attendant

Working at the Discovery Center & YPAC includes being a positive role model, working with children in group activities, maintaining a clean, fun, and safe environment for children of all ages.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote values of respect, honesty, caring and responsibility
  • Maintain a professional image at all times
  • Always implement and follow safety rules for children
  • Greet and welcome children at the door
  • Ensure that parents are properly signing in their children
  • Be prepared to encourage and lead age-appropriate activities for children

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must be enthusiastic, creative, and have a desire to work with children
  • and their families
  • Previous experience with diverse populations and children preferred.
  • Acute planning and organizing skills are preferred.
  • CPR/1st Aid" are preferred but not required.

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

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Wellness Supervisor

Would you like to support branch operations and administration by ensuring members’ needs are met and the facility is safe and clean? As the Building Supervisor, you will monitor the facility to ensure staff and members are adhering to YMCA policies and practices.

  • If hired for this position you will walk through the building to ensure safety guidelines and cleanliness standards are maintained and members’ needs are being met.  You will be responsible to ensure staff and members are in compliance with YMCA policies. 
  • You will support staff by providing breaks and assisting staff as needed, support the Membership desk and Welcome Center, and respond to facility maintenance needs in an appropriate manner.
  • Weekend opening and closing shifts are available with the opportunity for additional hours throughout the week.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications; within 90 days of hire date

All completed applications must be dropped off at the Findlay YMCA or emailed to HR@findlayymca.com.

For questions, please contact our Healthy Living Director at asertell@findlayymca.com.

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Swim Lesson Instructor

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 Swim Instructor at Findlay YMCA maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swim classes.

Responsibilities:

  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines and the American Red Cross, having prepared lesson plans accordingly, and supports members and program participants in achieving their goals.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with volunteers, members or program participants, and colleagues at all levels of the organization; helps participants and families connect with each other and the YMCA; and encourages parent or caregiver involvement.
  • Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers program participants and families to other programs.
  • Maintains records as required (e.g., attendance, progress reports).
  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
  • Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.

Requirements:

  • YMCA Swim Instructor certification or American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification, or equivalent.
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • At least 16 years of age.

For questions, please email our Aquatics Director George Leatherman at gleatherman@findlayymca.com.

 

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