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Employment Opportunities

Infant-Toddler Assistant Group Supervisor (Full Time)

The Grove City YMCA Child Care Department has full time positions available for Assistant Group Supervisors at our Infant/Toddler site. This entry-level position is a great opportunity for qualified caregivers who are responsible, friendly, and fun!

  • Full time benefit package includes health, dental, vision, and retirement
  • Paid vacation, personal days, and holidays
  • Free membership to the YMCA

*Must have experience working with children (other than one's own)

*Minimum education requirement: High school diploma or GED

Applications may be obtained at the Grove City YMCA

Please contact (724) 458-6628 for additional information

Custodian Specialist

Seeking individuals to perform custodian functions for the YMCA facility. Responsibilities include heavy cleaning duties, cleaning floors, removing rubbish, and attending to all aspects of the custodian schedule according to YMCA and OSHA guidelines. Candidates should be at least 18 years old and have one year of experience (preferred) in maintenance and housekeeping/janitorial services. The ability to manage multiple tasks, communicate effectively with members and staff, and the ability to assess and resolve safety and equipment/facility repair issues is preferred. The ultimate goal is to provide a facility that is clean, safe, and welcoming for staff, members, and volunteers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods of time and not become distracted. Must be able to lift and carry items up to 50 pounds. Must be able to hear noises and distress signals. Must be able to see and use a computer. This work requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and visual acuity. The work is performed primarily indoors and may require occasional travel.

HOURS:

This job will mainly be performed in the evening averaging between 20-25 hours a week. Start times may vary based on YMCA scheduled activities.

Salary Information: Hourly wage based on experience. For your contributions, the YMCA will also provide an individual YMCA membership.

HOW TO APPLY: All resumes must be submitted by Friday March 18, 2016

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  or mail:

Eli Lenk

111 West Park Street

Franklin, Pa 16323

 

Lifeguard Position

The Franklin YMCA has openings for lifeguards.

Please contact Ally-Karen Miller (814) 432-2138

Franklin YMCA Service Desk Position

The Franklin YMCA is looking for an individual with outstanding people skills, very strong multi-tasking skills, effective communication skills, possess strong computer skills and can work with a telephone system with multiple lines. This person must also have exceptional work ethic, be confident and friendly, and enjoy interacting with children and adults. This position is for part-time, able to work evenings and weekends with other staff. Clearances are required for this position.

Please submit resume with cover letter to: Attn: Karen Johnson   .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

After School Youth Supervisor

Under the guidance of the Afterschool Coordinator, the Youth Supervisor is responsible for the organization, delivery, and quality of youth activities during the after school hours. All Youth Supervisors are expected to perform the following functions:

  • Promotes and incorporates the YMCA four core values and character development model
  • Constant supervision of all youth in the building during after school hours (2:30-5:30pm)
  • Enforces rules and regulations in accordance with the YMCA mission and standards
  • Organizes and carries out games/activities
  • Encouraging and participating with youth
  • Maintain cleanliness of the youth room, youth locker rooms, and the gym
  • Fill out incident reports when necessary
  • Responds to member and community inquiries in a timely manner
  • Reports to Youth/Athletic Director
  • Attends all staff meetings   

Applicants must be available Monday-Friday from 2:30-5:30pm on scheduled shifts

Interested applicants may contact John Jopek at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (724) 458-9781

Swim Team Coach

FRANKLIN YMCA Swim Team Coach position available. Part time position of less than 30 hours/week. Current certifications preferred.

Position Summary:

Maintaining 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. Ensures that the swim team members are improving their stroke techniques while having fun. Swim Team Coach is responsible for overseeing the Winter Swim Team, Summer Swim Team, and the Pre-Team Clinic.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Organize practices for different age group and levels
  2. Develop sets for practices for each age group to enhance their stroke technique and endurance
  3. Handle any discipline problems that may arise
  4. Coordinate with parents about schedules (practices, meets, invitationals), deadlines, pictures, swim suit orders etc.
  5. Organize swim meets in order to get all swimmers in the events and make sure of attendance
  6. Coordinate with the booster club on all things
  7. Coordinate with the Aquatics Director about pool times, necessary equipment, etc.
  8. Be on deck before swimmers enter the water. Swimmers are not to be left unsupervised during swim practice or at any meet.

Qualifications/Education/Experience:

  1. Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent experience (optional)
  2. Two years of competitive coaching in a sanctioned league or equivalent (preferred)
  3. Current lifeguard certrification or water safety for swim coaches (able to certify the right candidate)
  4. Current CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and first aid certifications (able to certify the right candidate)
  5. Principles of Competitive Swimming and Diving certification
  6. Must have excellent communication and organizational leadership skills with all ages
  7. Basic knowledge of the YMCA, its mission, character values, and history

Compensation:

Based on experience

Contact:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and one page coaching philosophy by August 15 2016 to Ally-Karen Miller, Aquatics Director

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Franklin YMCA

111 West Park Street

Franklin, Pa 16323

(814) 432-2138

Hockey Official Positions

Under the guidance of the Arena Director, Hockey Officials are responsible for effectively refereeing all forms of hockey played at the YMCA including Youth/Adult Dek and Inline Hockey. A Hockey Official will detect infractions of rules and decide penalties according to established regulations.

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

ON-COURT DUTIES:

  • Promotes and incorporates the YMCA four core values and character development model into all program activities.
  • Be on time and prepared for all games on your schedule.
  • Know, understand, and enforce all rules set forth for the style of hockey being officiated.
  • Competent inline skating ability (only necessary for officiating inline hockey) along with a reasonable physical condition that allows for effective completion of on-court responsibilities.
  • Approved officiating attire must be worn during scheduled games.
  • Maintaining professionalism and integrity with players, coaches, and fans is of the utmost importance.

OFF-COURT DUTIES:

  • Keep strong communication with the Arena Director and fellow officials regarding scheduling, rule interpretation, etc.
  • Responsible for understanding your schedule and the times you are required to officiate.
  • In the event you cannot make it to your scheduled game, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND A REPLACEMENT.
  • Continue to exemplify professionalism, as you would while officiating, during situations with players, coaches, and fans outside of the game.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • BE CALM: Situations that have two parties at odds with each other require a third party who is composed and non-prejudiced. Officials must remain calm and communicate effectively when dealing with two sets of biased fans, players, and coaches.
  • LISTEN: Listening is the most important skill for officiating.You must be able to listen more than you speak. It is important to understand what players and coaches mean when they speak to you.
  • BE CONFIDENT: How you raise your arm and blow the whistle will show how much confidence and assertiveness you have in making the call. As an official, you get one chance to make the call. Make it quick and make it clean. Don't worry what others will think, just call what you see. When you are on the rink, be sure of yourself. Making a bad call isn't the issue; how you handle the situation is important. Remember that players and coaches want to play the game. Your job is to make it safe and fair so they can play.

Qualifications:

Education-Preferred college students working towards a degree in physical education, recreational/sports management, or related field, or high school students with ample experience.

Experience-A profound understanding of hockey is a must. Position will require referee certification (or obtained within 3 months of hire). Those with prior experience playing and/or officiating hockey are preferred.

Knowledge-Knowing the rules in accordance with the type fo hockey being officiated is something that must be learned explicitly.

Work Environment:

Enthusiastic members/participants who enjoy the hockey programs at the Grove City YMCA.

Successful adherence to the rules of the game.

Successful in ensuring both the safety and fairness of the game.

 

Scorekeepers and Arena Coverage Positions

Under the guidance of the Director, Scorekeepers and Arena Coverage Employees are responsible for effectively keeping time and score for all sports played at the Grove City YMCA Program Arena (mainly hockey, soccer and basketball). As the Staff on Duty, this position will act as a point of contact during sports programs and maintain supervision of the building. Staff is also responsible for keeping a clean and safe environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in set up/clean up of equipment and facility for assigned sport(s).
  • Accurately record game statistics and score.
  • Keep track of game times.
  • Check in players prior to start of games.
  • Be aware of the specific officiating rules and playing guidelines for assigned sport(s).
  • Assist officials with the development and implementation of all rules, regulations, and policies governing the YMCA Sports programs, as well as mediate in-game conflicts.
  • Sweeping the rink prior to leaving the facility.
  • Sweeping and cleaning outside of the Hockey Rink and Teen Center.
  • Cleaning all glass surfaces outside of the rink.
  • Perform other program tasks as assigned by the Arena Director.

Qualifications:

Education-Preferred college students working towards a degree in physical education, recreational/sports management, or related field.

Experience-Those with prior experience playing sports  or working within a recreational facility are preferred.

Knowledge-Knowing the rules for the assigned sport(s) is required.

Work Environment:

Enthusiastic members/participants who enjoy the sports programs at the Grove City YMCA.

Successful and accurate record/time keeping for all assigned sports.