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Custodian

Category: Custodial
Location: Wilton Branch

Job Type: Full-Time

Maintains the cleanliness and general maintenance of the facility, both inside and out. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

 

Infant Teacher Assistant

Category: Childcare

Job Type: Full-Time

Assists in planning and implementation of daily program activities and curriculum for assigned classroom. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists Teacher in the implementation of daily lesson plans and activities, and actively participates in classroom instruction.
  • Adheres to YMCA and/or OCFS guidelines for proper verbal interaction, proper learn and play techniques, as well as age appropriate redirection as a form of discipline.
  • Supports behavioral management plans, and maintains confidentiality, sensitivity and patience with the children and parents through appropriate verbal interactions.
  • Completes accurate and timely records of attendance, progress and behavioral reports, as assigned.
  • Supports and role models the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards while promoting child participation in activities and discussions about healthy living.
  • Follows all YMCA and/or OCFS policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
  • Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 

KidzCare Babysitter

Category: Childcare
Location: Malta Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

The Malta Branch is seeking an outgoing Babysitter for the KidzCare department weekday evenings. Primary responsibilities will be to provide direct supervision of a group of children in KidzCare and create a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes all. KidzCare staff also facilitates socialization, participation, and interaction of all children through a fun and developmentally appropriate activities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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 Program Director at Saratoga Regional YMCA oversees the childcare programs, such as school age, preschool, camps, kidzcare and youth programs and/or other programs and designs practices, processes, and procedures for strong program and project management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitates socialization, participation and interaction of all children through active involvement in safe, fun and
    developmentally appropriate activities; provides adaptations based on individual needs and utilizes positive
    behavior guidance techniques with children
  • Maintains an organized, healthy and safe environment by returning all supplies and equipment to its
    appropriate place; keeping toys, games and other supplies clean and organized for easy access. Reports damaged equipment
  • Maintains required program records
  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary
  • Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility
  • Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training
  • Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication & Influence
  • Developing Self & Others
  • Engaging Community
 

Member Services

Category: Membership
Location: Wilton Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

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 Representative at Anytown YMCA maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals. The Membership Representative responds to member and guest needs and promotes memberships and programs.

OUR CULTURE:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

 

Member Services Representative

Category: Membership
Location: Battenkill Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

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 Representative at Saratoga Regional YMCA maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals. The Membership Representative responds to member and guest needs and promotes memberships and programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Responds to the individual needs of the other person.
  2. Provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the Y and on the phone, contributing to member retention. Maintains cleanliness and organization of the lobby area.
  3. Conduct interviews and/or tours responsive to the needs of prospective members; sells memberships.
  4. Develops and maintains positive relationships with volunteers and members and helps members connect with one another and the Y.
  5. Serves others by intentionally welcoming, connecting, and supporting members, and inviting them to get involved and give back to the community.
  6. Handles and resolves membership concerns and informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
  7. Applies all YMCA policies dealing with member services.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication & Influence
  • Engaging Community
 

Personal Trainer

Category: Fitness
Location: Battenkill Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

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 Personal Trainer will lead clients through designed fitness and exercise programs to achieve Health and Wellness goals.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to complete assessments of clients and potential clients and be able to design fitness programs accordingly and also adjust to various client needs and fitness levels.  The individual must be able to educate and motivate clients to progress towards their health and fitness goals.  Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

OUR CULTURE: 
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responds to the individual needs of the client.
  • Evaluates the current fitness status and needs of members, recommends appropriate goals, and answers questions to support clients in achieving their goals
  • Ability to design Fitness programs for clients of various ages and fitness levels.
  • Knowledge of fitness training and education methods and techniques, as well as the operation of various fitness equipment in the Wellness Center
  • Have a working knowledge of the effects of Nutrition and be able to provide education and guidance to clients to help reach their Health and Wellness goals.
  • Ability to guide members through Personal Training options and answer questions and concerns.
  • Must be able to initiate dialogue and build relationships with members on the Wellness floor.
  • Keeps a working knowledge of current fitness trends, and techniques in order to provide support to members
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours on the Wellness Floor
  • All other duties as assigned
 

Toddler Teacher

Category: Childcare
Location: Malta Branch

Job Type: Full-Time

Plans and implements daily program activities and curriculum for assigned classroom. Maintains program quality in accordance with Creative Curriculum philosophy, Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) guidelines and YMCA program policies. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plans and implements quality curriculum for classroom and ensure child-centered age appropriate lessons are offered, in accordance with Creative Curriculum and YMCA philosophies. Submits weekly lesson plans to the Director before the first day of your scheduled work week begins.
  • Supervises classroom staff to ensure they are upholding all YMCA and/or OCFS guidelines for proper verbal interaction, proper learn and play techniques, as well as age appropriate redirection as a form of discipline. Ensures active participation in planning and implementing activities; and delegate responsibilities as needed.
  • Develops behavioral management plans, as necessary. Ensures classroom staff maintain sensitivity and patience with the children and parents and provide care to meet the individual needs of the child/families. Ensure that confidentiality is maintained at all times, and staff are using appropriate verbal interactions with parents.
  • Maintains accurate and timely records of attendance, progress and behavioral reports, as well as complete registration packet and all other program reports by required date.
  • Informs families of weekly/monthly activities. Displays students’ work throughout classroom.
  • Supports and role models the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards while promoting child participation in activities and discussions about healthy living.
  • Enforces and leads all YMCA and/or OCFS policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Enforces and leads all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers. Trains and supervises class volunteers as assigned.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
  • Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Wellness Coach

Category: Fitness
Location: Wilton Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
Assist members in achieving healthier habits through health & wellness by providing support, encouragement, and education. Ensure safety of all participants on the Wellness Floor. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Monitor the wellness center as fitness members use the equipment to ensure their general safety and equipment function; enforces all member codes of conduct, rules and policies including, proper use of equipment and facilities.
- Demonstrates correct stances, posture, alignment and technique during wellness consultation and healthy lifestyles sessions; Shows safe, effective ranges of motion and exercise control. Demonstrates strength and endurance maintaining role-model form throughout.
- Engage all members via meet/greet/acknowledge/touching base conversations.
- Completes daily cleaning tasks as assigned, and records their completion. Maintains records as required.
- Conveys information on wellness programs and schedules and as appropriate refers members to other programs.
- Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
- Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
- Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers.
- Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
- Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
- Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
- Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

- Minimum age of 17 years old; Must be able to furnish working papers.
- Prior wellness experience preferred.
- Current CPR PRO & First Aid certifications.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- This work is primarily performed indoors and may require any one or more of the following physical activities: Must have the ability to remain standing and moving for extended periods of time; bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, standing, walking, running, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and/or visual acuity.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.