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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you'll soon discover more than a job - you'll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

 

 

Open Positions:

Welcome Center Coordinator

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 Membership Service Staff at Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Previous customer service, sales or related experience.
  • BLS/BFA/02 certifications required within 30 days of hire.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community 
  • Basic knowledge of computers

 

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Day Camp Counselor

The YMCA is seeking enthusiastic Camp Counselors for Summer Day Camp, running June 6 - August 19. Counselors plan and implement program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, and consistent with YMCA values. They will also lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings. Learn more about camp or contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Child Care Center Teacher

The YMCA Child Care Centers are currently accepting applications for Teacher qualified staff to work in various classrooms. We have full and part-time positions available. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Child Watch Attendant

The Child Watch Attendant intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined. Primary responsibility is to ensure the health and safety of children and be engaged with them in the Child Watch area and Kids Gym at all times. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Lifeguard

We are looking for individuals who are responsible, courteous, and have a passion for water safety! 

Lifeguards provide direct supervision of the pool and provide a safe, enjoyable experience for all swimmers. Rules will be enforced in a polite, fair, and consistent manner, focusing on safety and YMCA's core values.

Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Certification is required. Have no previous lifeguard experience? No problem! Lifeguard certification is available at the Y.

Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Swim Lesson Instructor

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, a Swim Lesson Instructor will teach swim lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, prepare lesson plans, and support members and program participants in achieving their goals. A Swim Lesson Instructor must be an energetic, dedicated, and motivated individual who enjoys swimming and teaching people of all ages. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Youth Sports Referee

The Youth Sports Referee will officiate at sporting events, games, or competitions to maintain standards of play and ensure that game rules are observed. Referees judge performance in sporting competitions in order to award points, impose scoring penalties, and determine results. This position will work 2-4 games a week, possibly weeknights or Saturday mornings.

Learn more about youth sports at the Y or contact Mat Snider at mats@kandiymca.org for more information. 

Gymnastics Coach

The Y is seeking dependable and enthusiastic coaches to teach basic tumbling/gymnastics to boys and girls ages 3-11 years. We need people who can communicate well with and motivate children. Coaches must be able to lift children and move mats. This position is part-time with evening hours and we can work around your school/college schedule. Whether you are an experienced Gymnastics Coach or you are interested in starting your coaching career, this is a great opportunity! Contact Mat Snider at mats@kandiymca.org for more information.

Custodian

The Y currently has openings in the building and grounds department, seeking a part-time custodian. This position has a wide variety of duties as assigned by the Building and Grounds Director. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Wellness Desk Staff

Coaches members in support of their desired behavior change and regularly checks on their progress. Maintains working knowledge of wellness trends to provide effective information and support to members. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Slide Attendant

Provide supervision and controlled participation on the water slide. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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School Age Child Care Staff

The School Age Child Care Staff intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined. We are looking for fun individuals who can maintain positive relationships with children, parents, staff, and volunteers. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Fitness Instructor

Lead energizing, fun group exercise classes while building relationships with members. Please contact Karla Nelson at karlan@kandiymca.org for more information.

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Program Director

The Program Director at Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in recreation, education, social work, community services or related field.
  • YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.  One to two years related experience preferred. 
  • BLS/BFA/02 certification within first 30 days of employment.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. 
  • Training as required by the position

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Community Wellness & Outreach Director

The Director is responsible for the systematic development and management of Community Health & Wellness initiatives aimed at improving the overall health of the Renville County population as well as surrounding communities. This individual also serves as a liaison with community stakeholders, healthcare providers, and regulatory agencies to promote wellness interests.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree preferably with a major in Community or Public Health, Health Education, Nutrition, Communications, or related field.

• Minimum 2 years of experience in community or health program planning and delivery

• Program evaluation aptitude including clearly communicating data summaries related to goal progress.

• Superior organizational skills with ability to organize large amounts of supporting materials, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

• Adaptable, flexible, positive and poised with a desire to succeed.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentations and health communications for a variety of target audiences.

• Able to function independently with projects as assigned, meeting deadlines, and prioritizing workflow and improving project or program processes.

• Ability to develop relationships with schools and other community partners with excellent follow-through regarding partnership expectations.

• Group facilitation skills with internal and external teams

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Cultural competency & a comprehensive understanding of issues of health equity, diversity and inclusion

• Ability to lift 50 pounds and be physically active loading, unloading and delivering materials to community partners and assisting with event set up and tear down.

• Valid driver’s license with access to personal vehicle for driving between office and community locations throughout the metro area

 

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