Job Openings

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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.
 

 

Swim Team Head Coach

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Senior Program Director and Executive Director, in cooperation with the Membership and Program Services Committee, and consistent with the Mission of the YMCA, the Swim Team Head Coach will be primarily responsible for coaching and managing the competitive aquatic team and related operations within the Chambersburg Y in accordance with the goals, purposes and policies of this Association.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years of aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer or aquatic instructor
  • Two years coaching experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of competitive aquatics in YMCA and USA Swimming
  • Ability to positively lead, communicate, instruct, inspire, and motivate swimmers of all ages
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan, organize, and develop the swim team program. Plan, attend, and direct team practices as scheduled and within the guidelines set by the Aquatics Director. The coach must be accessible to all levels of swimmers.
  • Ensure the safety of participants at all times.
  • Recruit, hire, develop, and train assistant coaches. Mentor and supervise the assistant coaches to meet program and safety objectives, and to build a positive team culture that promotes individual growth and team building.
  • Relate to the individual swimmers on a personal basis at practice, at meets, and through goal setting, instruction, and positive encouragement.
  • Analyze performance and instruct athletes in skills, techniques and strategies in preparation for competition and during contests.
  • Work with the CYCAPA Parent Committee to recruit and manage volunteers.
  • Develops and monitors departmental budget to meet fiscal objectives. Compiles program statistics.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in programs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director, which may include but is not limited to, lifeguarding and assisting with instructing swim lessons as needed.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

  • YMCA of USA Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving
  • Current American Red Cross or YMCA of the USA Lifeguard Certification
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer for Lifeguards
  • First Aid
  • Mandated Reporter training
  • Required for coaching deck pass for district and national swim meets

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations, and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well. Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time.

Contact Jen Gossert at jgossert@chbgy.org for more information.

 

Youth Department

Summer Camp Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp.  Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises a group of children.
  2. Assists Lead Counselor in planning and implementing program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values
  3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  4. Attends all staff meetings and trainings.
  5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  6. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned or directed in a positive and friendly manner.


YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  2. Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting
  3. At least 18 years of age
  4. Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

Submit the Y's employment application to Chris Misner at cmisner@chbgy.org or call 717-263-8508 for more information.


Ark Child Development Center Full-Time Lead Preschool Teacher

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.

 

Bus Driver

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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.
 


Fitness & Wellness


Fitness Center Staff

The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking qualified fitness professionals to provide members, as well as guests with a positive and enjoyable workout experience, on a part-time basis.  The Fitness Center Staff position will display outstanding customer service, be friendly, helpful and attentive to those working out in the fitness center areas.  

Under the direction of the Fitness Center Director, the Fitness Center Staff’s responsibilities include develop member relationships, conduct fitness orientations, maintain the cleanliness of the fitness area and the equipment, and assist in preventative maintenance of equipment.  The incumbent accepts, demonstrates and teaches the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Required Skills:

  • Welcome, assist and interact with members using the fitness center
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all members utilizing the fitness center
  • Connect with members to assist them in achieving their physical fitness goals
  • Understand the basic components of a safe and effective fitness center
  • Take pride in professionalism by reporting on-time with a positive attitude and a passion to encourage others
  • Must have good speaking ability and display an outgoing personality, enabling him/her to relate well to members
  • Ability to respond to incidents, accidents and emergencies appropriately, calmly and professionally
  • Contribute as a member of the Healthy Living team towards improving the lifestyles of our members
  • Model and promote YMCA mission and values through appropriate behavior, appearance, words, and actions


Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Previous experience in a health and wellness environment
     

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Erica Ragno at eragno@chbgy.org
 

Youth Fitness Trainer

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 Erica Ragno at eragno@chbgy.org.


Personal Trainer

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 Erica Ragno at eragno@chbgy.org.


Spin Instructor

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 Erica Ragno at eragno@chbgy.org.

 

Aquatics Department


Swim Lesson Instructors

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 Ellen Poe at epoe@chbgy.org.


Lifeguards

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 Ellen Poe at epoe@chbgy.org.