Employment Opportunities

LEARN, GROW & THRIVE AT THE Y

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in our 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. 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 our community’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

OUR WORK CULTURE

At the Y, character counts! Our values—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility— shape our culture. You will become part of a culture where your colleagues will quickly become your friends.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Discount off Program and Childcare fees

CURRENT OPENINGS

To apply, please submit resumes to Kathy via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application. The Lawrence County YMCA is looking for friendly, dedicated, compassionate and organized individuals to fill the following position(s):

Desk Reception and Wellness Associate

 

Job Type: Part-time | Pay: $8.00 - $8.50 per hour

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Greet all members at the front desk or as they enter the Wellness Center

-Check members in and ensure they have an active membership when stationed at the front desk

-Provide general info on services and programs

-Engage with members and monitor existing members on the equipment

-Clean and assist with maintaining equipment

-Perform basic maintenance tasks for each specific area as assigned

-Perform cleaning procedures for each specific area as assigned

-All other duties as assigned by designate

Qualifications:

-H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.

-Good interpersonal skills

-Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

-Ability to work Monday-Friday evening hours

-Child Abuse, NSOR, and Criminal Background Clearances & Current CPR/First Aid Certification

HOUSEKEEPER

Job Type: Part-time | Salary: $8.00 to $8.50 /hour

Responsibilities: The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining either the Downtown YMCA or Y-Zone so that the facility is safe and clean, duties include but are not limited to:

Perform cleaning procedures for each specific area as assigned, Trash Removal, Dust, Strip and wax of floors when needed and requested by supervisor, Empty and clean waste baskets, Vacuum carpeting and furniture, Clean windows, Clean and organize various facility areas

Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Educational Development Certificate (G.E.D.), Physically able to complete a variety of maintenance/custodial duties, Good interpersonal skills, Basic knowledge and understanding of cleaning, including chemicals and other supplies, Ability to be flexible and on-call, Ability to be multi-tasking, Ability to effectively prioritize, Ability to work independently, Ability to lift 50 lbs., Child abuse, NSOR, and Criminal background clearance & current CPR & First Aid certifications

YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR

The Lawrence County YMCA is currently hiring Youth Program Instructors for the following Programs:

Gymnastics — Job Type: Part-time | Pay: $8.00 - $10.00 per hour

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and set up for classes
  • Start and end classes on time
  • Maintain friendly, fun, and safe environment in all classes
  • All other tasks as assigned by designate

Qualifications:

  • -H.S. Education
  • -2 years of gymnastics experience
  • -Cheerleading experience preferred, but not required
  • -Instruction experience preferred but not required
  • -1 year of experience working with children
  • -Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • -All employees must apply for a Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Clearance at the time of hire

Qualifications:  This position is Part-time, To apply, please submit resumes to Kathy via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application.

LIFEGUARDS 
We are currently looking for lifeguards to join our team. Candidates must be at least 16 years old and have their lifeguard and first aid certification. Must be available to work evenings and weekends, including Sunday mornings. To apply, please submit resumes to Brittany via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application.

DROP-IN CHILD WATCH ASSOCIATE
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual who enjoys working with kids to work in the Drop-In Child Watch Center at the Downtown branch.  Download the full job description.
To apply, please submit resumes to Abeke via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application.

FITNESS INSTRUCTORS | PERSONAL TRAINERS
Got a passion for fitness you love to share? The Y is always looking for qualified, enthusiastic instructors to lead our programs. Read more here.

Qualified Internships
College students: give your education a real world boost with a hands-on internship at the Y. A variety of positions are available for the 2020-2021 school year. Learn more.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Got a passion for helping children grow and learn in a positive encouraing environment you love to share? The Y is always looking for qualified, enthusiastic Lead Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Kitchen Aids to lead our programs.

School Age Teacher — Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $10.50 - $12.75 per hour

The Lawrence County YMCA is currently hiring for a School Age Teacher in our Child Development Center. The School Age Teacher is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all group activities. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Care for a group of school age children as their primary caregiver
  • Plan, supervise, and implement the program in accordance with the goals and policies of the Department of Public Welfare and the YMCA
  • Responsible for the care, safety, and well-being of the children in the program at all times
  • Supervise all assistant group supervisors and aides in the classroom
  • Effectively develop and carry out weekly activities that fit the children’s needs and interests.
  • Effectively assist children enrolled in the program with their online learning activities daily.
  • Document attendance, medication log, and accident reports for each child in compliance with state licensing requirements
  • Maintain effective written and verbal communication with parents throughout the year.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service training programs to meet additional education requirements established by the PA Department of Public Welfare
  • Attend parent or parent-child events related to the program
  • Responsible for the appearance of the group and maintaining the quality of supplies, equipment, and materials for the classroom.
  • Responsible for serving lunch and snack to the group
  • Demonstrate verbally and by role model to a sound knowledge of good teaching practices and of child growth and development.
  • Continue professional development through community involvement, reading, and further education
  • All other tasks as assigned by designate.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field or completion of an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university with a bachelors degree and a teaching certificate in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field or completion of an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree or its equivalent in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and two (2) years work experience related to the care and development of children.
  • Must have child abuse, criminal record and FBI Fingerprint clearances
  • Must have a physical every two years and a negative TB test upon hiring.
  • General knowledge of nutrition and health & must be certified in Pediatric First Aid, CPR/AED

School Age Assistant —  Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $8.00 - $10.00 per hour

The Lawrence County YMCA is currently hiring for a School Age Assistant in our Child Development Center. The School Age Assistant is responsible for assisting with the planning, development, and implementation of all group activities. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher in caring for a group of school age children
  • Assist the Lead Teacher in providing a quality curriculum in the School Age Program that takes into consideration the needs of each child and the goals and objectives of the Department of Public Welfare of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Lawrence County YMCA.
  • Responsible for the care, safety, and well-being of the children in the program at all times.
  • Effectively assist with carrying out the weekly activities planned by the Lead Teacher.
  • Assist the children with their online learning activities daily.
  • Document attendance, medication log, and accident reports for each child in compliance with state licensing requirements.
  • Maintain effective written and verbal communication with parents throughout the year.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service training programs to meet additional education requirements established by the PA Department of Public Welfare
  • Attend parent or parent-child events related to the program
  • Responsible for the appearance of the group and maintaining the quality of supplies, equipment, and materials for the classroom.
  • Responsible for serving lunch and snack to the group
  • Demonstrate verbally and by role model to a sound knowledge of good teaching practices and of child growth and development.
  • Continue professional development through community involvement, reading, and further education
  • All other tasks as assigned by designate.

Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D. with a minimum of 15 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or a human services field and 1 year work experience related to the care and development of children or a high school diploma or G.E.D. with 2 years of work experience related to the care and development of children
  • Must have child abuse, criminal record and FBI Fingerprint clearances
  • Must have a physical every two years and a negative TB test upon hiring
  • General knowledge of nutrition and health & must be certified in Pediatric First Aid, CPR/AED

Child Care Assistant/Float —  Job Type: Part-time | Pay: $8.00 - $10.00 per hour

The Lawrence County YMCA is currently hiring for a Child Care Assistant/Float in our Child Development Center. The Child Care Assistant is responsible for assisting with the planning, development, and implementation of all group activities. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher in caring for a group of infant/toddler/preschool children
  • Assist the Lead Teacher in providing a quality curriculum in the Child Care Center that takes into consideration the needs of each child and the goals and objectives of the Department of Public Welfare of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Lawrence County YMCA.
  • Responsible for the care, safety, and well-being of the children in the program at all times.
  • Effectively assist with carrying out the weekly activities planned by the Lead Teacher.
  • Document attendance, medication log, and accident reports for each child in compliance with state licensing requirements.
  • Maintain effective written and verbal communication with parents throughout the year.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service training programs to meet additional education requirements established by the PA Department of Public Welfare
  • Attend parent or parent-child events related to the program
  • Responsible for the appearance of the group and maintaining the quality of supplies, equipment, and materials for the classroom.
  • Responsible for serving lunch and snack to the group
  • Demonstrate verbally and by role model to a sound knowledge of good teaching practices and of child growth and development.
  • Continue professional development through community involvement, reading, and further education
  • Must be available between the hours of 10AM-6PM Monday-Friday
  • All other tasks as assigned by designate.

Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D. with a minimum of 15 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or a human services field and 1 year work experience related to the care and development of children or a high school diploma or G.E.D. with 2 years of work experience related to the care and development of children
  • Must have child abuse, criminal record and FBI Fingerprint clearances
  • Must have a physical every two years and a negative TB test upon hiring
  • General knowledge of nutrition and health & must be certified in Pediatric First Aid, CPR/AED

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Y provides equal opportunity in employment to all staff members and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age or other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity applies to all facets of employment, pre-employment and the terms and conditions of employment, as well as discharge from employment.

The Y operates in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies or Agencies.