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For A Better Us

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.

Getting Started

Take the first steps to join our team by completing the short application on this page or filling out the full employment application below. Email completed applications to Carley Noetzelman, Finance & HR Director, at cnoetzelman@alexandriaymca.org.

Employment Application

 

Open Positions

Part-Time

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Dive into a career!

The YMCA aquatics program is hiring enthusiastic, safety conscious, customer focused individuals that are looking for an opportunity and have a passion for water safety.

Lifeguards provide direct supervision of the pool and provide a quality experience to children and parents. Rules will be enforced in a polite, courteous, fair, and consistent manner, focusing on safety and the YMCA's core values. Swim Instructors will build effective, authentic relationships with students and parents while instructing swimming lessons in accordance with the YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly. All YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures will be followed.

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor certification will be provided upon hiring!

Contact Rob with questions, (320) 834-9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Weekend Building Supervisor

This position is responsible for the effective and efficient operations of the Alexandria Area YMCA during evening and weekend hours. The Building Supervisor is responsible for monitoring and securing the safety of YMCA facilities ensuring members and guests receive exceptional customer service. This position will assist in membership duties and respond to member questions and concerns.

The Building Supervisor is an ambassador for the YMCA and will ensure high standards of customer service.

This position requires availability to open and/or close the YMCA Fridays - Sundays (weekends only). Background in customer service, supervisory/management communication and human relations skills of any kind are beneficial.

Contact Jeni with questions, (320) 834-9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Assistant Teacher

Our early childhood center is looking for a dynamic and passionate Assistant Teachers who wants to make a difference and impact the lives of the children in our center.

Under the direction of the Child Care Staffing Coordinator and the Lead Teacher this person will help implement innovative lesson plans and developmentally appropriate activities while enhancing the learning environment for our children.

Part-time morning or afternoon positions are available as well as substitute positions.

Required to have some level of post-secondary education, preferably in early childhood or be willing to enroll in the Child Development Associate program within 30 days of hire. CDA scholarships are available through the employer for qualified applicants.

Contact Tana with questions, (320) 834-9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Custodian

This position is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of the building as well as light building maintenance and repair. Custodians will ensure the buildings are tidy, clean and well-maintained.

Free membership and discounts on YMCA programs! Background in housekeeping or cleaning of any kind are beneficial.

Contact Tom with questions, (320) 834-9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Personal Trainer

Are you passionate about helping others reach their fitness goals? Are you ready to share your expertise with your community? We're looking for wellness professionals to motivate and educate YMCA members to help them achieve better health and well-being.

Personal Trainers design safe and effective 30 to 60 minute personal training programs for clients, adapting programs to meet each person's specific needs and abilities, and stay current on fitness concepts and ideas.

Nationally recognized Personal Training certification is required prior to hire; may include, but is not limited to: (ACE, NETA, NSCA, NASM); post-secondary education preferred, but not required. Previous personal training experience of at least one year is preferred.

Looking for applicants with evening availability. Great benefits like flexible schedules, free YMCA membership and discounts on programs!

Contact Tammi with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download and return employment application to apply.

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Full-Time

Preschool Lead Teacher

Alexandria Area YMCA Child Care offers care to infants through preschoolers and kindergarten readiness, enabling families to go to work knowing their children are in safe, stimulating environments. The focus is on maximizing play and learning experiences in daily routines through art, outdoor time and large motor activities, stories & reading, music and sensory activities, and creative movement!

This position operates as part of the YMCA Child Care Center working in the Preschool classroom. Lead teachers will work in conjunction with child care management staff to provide a fun, interactive learning environment for all children.

Essential functions include:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate weekly lesson plans
  • Evaluates and maintains records on all children's progress
  • Supervise and engage with assigned groups of children
  • Supervise and assign tasks to assistant teachers and aides

This is a Monday - Friday position working 7:45am - 4:45pm.

College credits and experience required. Contact Tana with questions, (320) 834-9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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