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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 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. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse back­grounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Current Job Opportunities

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is a Drug-Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age or disability.

Become part of a team dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility!

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is seeking a Sports & Recreation Coordinator. This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit organization, through program development and leadership. Under the direction of the Director of Healthy Living, the Sports & Recreation Coordinator has overall responsibility for the development, oversight and daily operations of youth sport and recreation programming, such as clinics, leagues, and camps. Additionally, the Sports & Recreation Coordinator assists with sport and recreation programs targeted towards adults, such as leagues, tournaments, and special events. 

Some qualifications of the ideal candidate include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent preferred
  • One-year related experience preferred
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications
  • Knowledge of rules in sports and recreation programs
  • Creative thinker with a history of applying innovation in programming (preferred)
  • Ability to relate effectively and establish harmonious relationships with others
  • This position requires regular evening and weekend work.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Facility Manager, the Maintenance Custodian is responsible to help maintain the YMCA’s facilities and grounds in a clean, safe and functioning manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Repair and maintain building needs as directed
  • Monitor and service swimming pool and whirlpool equipment as directed
  • Maintain gym floor cleanliness, maintenance, preventive and repairs
  • Maintain cleanliness of facility floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and/or vacuuming
  • Maintain, clean trash receptacles.  Gather and empty all trash and recyclables
  • Service, clean, disinfect and supply restrooms and locker rooms
  • Maintain clear safe sidewalks and entrances to facility.  To include clearing snow, ice, leaves and gravel. Spread snow melting chemicals when necessary
  • Launder and fold towels
  • Records and reports all needed repairs; repairs as directed
  • Ensures YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor
  • May set up for meetings, events and rentals
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners
  • Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment
  • Other duties/tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS and KNOW HOW:

  • High Energy with attention to detail
  • 1 year or more of related experience preferred
  • Must be able to repair building equipment and/or determine appropriate actions to be taken
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools for making general repairs
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures and other documents
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use
  • Be able to positively interact with members, guests and fellow staff

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties
  • Ability to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Ability to erect and stand on ladders
  • Ability to work with paint, cleaning equipment, chemical compounds, solvents, cleaners, and solutions in dry, liquid, powder, spray, and aerosol forms
  • Ability to work in conditions that will create dirt and dust
  • Ability to perform essential maintenance to facility or equipment which may involve, but not limited to the following activities: semi – reaching to full-reach overhead; crouching; kneeling; shoveling; carrying, working in narrow and/or confining spaces; twisting of the waist, shoulders and legs; and lying on stomach and/or back

 

The Y is seeking qualified lifeguards to work various shifts. Lifeguards should have current certifications plus CPR for the professional rescuer certifications.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Ben Pessah-Berlin at bpessahberlin@chbgy.org.

The YMCA is looking for talented, energetic and experienced swim instructors to join our aquatics team! Instructors will provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swim lessons and to promote safety, self-confidence, a healthy lifestyle and member involvement.
 

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Ben Pessah-Berlin at bpessahberlin@chbgy.org.

Full and Part Time Positions Available

The Chambersburg YMCA ARK Child Development Center is seeking qualified lead teacher applicants.  Part-time and substitute positions are also available.  A high school diploma and experience working with children or education in child development, early education, or a related field are required.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to establish effective relationships with parents and children, maintain high teaching standards, and work to create a positive, nurturing environment.  Teachers work together to create and maintain a stimulating educational environment for children ages 3 to 5 while helping them learn to love learning!  Excellent leadership, creativity, and communication skills are required.  Teachers utilize classroom technology and incorporate Christian values into the curriculum daily.  The ARK’s ideal preschool teacher is loving, optimistic, excited, structured, curious, and ready for anything.

Successful candidates must obtain 4 clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal Background, FBI, and NSOR), two written references, and a current physical with TB test.

Submit Y's employment application and resume to Melanie Cook at mcook@chbgy.org or call 717-446-0533 for more information.

Become a part of an organization committed to helping youth learn and grow!
 
Position Overview: The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is seeking dedicated, caring, and professional bus drivers to transport youth for various programs including Before and After School, gym and aquatic programs, and field trips. Drivers are responsible for safely transporting the children in accordance with PA Department of Motor Vehicle Regulations.
 
Qualifications:
• High school diploma is required.
• Experience working with children and youth is preferred.
• Current CDL (Commercial Drivers License) with School Bus and Passenger endorsements
 
Successful candidates must obtain 3 clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal Background, and FBI), two written references, and a current physical with TB test.
 
Job Type: Part-time
 

Required education:
• High school or equivalent

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Jen Gossert at jgossert@chbgy.org.

The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking qualified fitness professionals to teach high quality fitness classes for youth on a part-time basis.
The Youth Fitness Instructor is the primary leader of a youth fitness class under the general guidance of the Director of Healthy Living and instructs all fitness classes within the guidelines of the YMCA to maintain the quality of programs.

Required Skills:

  • Understand the basic components of a safe and effective fitness class and have a comprehensive understanding of current health and fitness standards and principles pertaining to youth
  • Take pride in professionalism by reporting on-time with a positive attitude and a passion to motivate youth in health and wellness programs.
  • Enthusiastic about fitness and wellness and enjoys creating and delivering new, fresh, and innovative classes.
  • Provides, promotes and maintains safe classes and programs for all participants.
  • Responsible for set-up and take-down of all equipment
  • Provides support with planning of classes.
  • Practical demo with Director of Healthy Living
  • Current nationally accredited fitness certification (e.g. AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NASM, NETA) is a plus
  • Current CPR/AED certification is a plus
  • Must have good speaking ability and display an outgoing personality, enabling him/her to relate well to participants
  • Model and promote YMCA mission and values through appropriate behavior, appearance, words, and actions

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Becky Hege at bhege@chbgy.org.

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is looking for motivated personal trainers who enjoy helping everyday people achieve their health and fitness goals. The successful applicant must have a friendly, outgoing nature and be proactive in achieving the challenges set for them. They should be passionate and enthusiastic about health and fitness and will be prepared to build and maintain current client base. Personal Training Certification, CPR, and AED Certifications required. Skills and experience preferred.
 

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Becky Hege at bhege@chbgy.org.

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is looking for a Spin Instructor who can teach mornings and/or afternoons. The position calls for someone who is engaging, upbeat, cheerful and loves fitness. Spin, CPR, and AED Certifications preferred but not required. Experience in teaching spin or group classes desired for position.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Becky Hege at bhege@chbgy.org.

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The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking part-time Before and After School Site Directors to work with elementary aged youth. Site Directors develop, manage, supervise, and direct the operations of a School Age Child Care location. This program provides homework assistance, recreation, arts and crafts, and other engaging activities while maintaining a safe environment for youth. Site Directors focus on the development of every child while promoting and modeling the values of the YMCA. Great opportunity for those interested in education, human services, and youth development.

Applicants must have experience supervising children. Those with degrees in education or related fields are encouraged to apply!

Program hours are typically Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Some planning time is included in this position.

Qualifications: Must hold a Bachelor's Degree in a human services or education field. Must obtain necessary clearances, Pediatric First Aid and CPR, current physical exam with TB test, and 2 written references. Minimum of two years of experience working with children required.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Chris Misner at cmisner@chbgy.org.

The Y is hiring part-time staff for its Before & After School program for the 2022 - 2023 school year. The staff supervises youth, as well as helps with homework, organizes gym games and plans activities for K-5 children. Applicants preferably have experience with children, but those working on degrees in education are encouraged to apply!

The hours are Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Applicants can work all shifts or whichever shifts correspond with their schedules.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Chris Misner at cmisner@chbgy.org.