Employment Opportunities

The Lancaster Family YMCA has a wide range of employment opportunities. Current position openings are listed below. Interested candidates should download our Employment Application and return the completed form to our Welcome Desk or email completed application form to hrdirector@lancasterymca.org.

Summer Camp Positions

We are now hiring the following seasonal positions for our Summer Camps held at our City Center YMCA, Lampeter Strasburg YMCA and the YMCA at New Holland.  Qualified applicants must be available for work Monday through Friday, beginning the week of June 2, 2014 through August 22, 2014.  Applicants should also indicate which Branch they would prefer to be considered for when applying.

Aide

Qualified candidate must be able to demonstrate the YMCA Core Values and incorporate them into the day’s activities along with the ability to provide high-quality childcare to the children of the Lancaster Family YMCA Camp Program.   Must be able to communicate in a clear and positive manner and will be responsible to assist and lead educational and fun activities each day, remaining highly interactive with the children at all times. Will be required to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the children at all times.

Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.  Required 1 yr. experience working with children.

Assistant Group Supervisor (AGS)

Qualified candidate must be able to demonstrate the YMCA Core Values and incorporate them into the day’s activities along with the ability to provide high-quality childcare to the children of the Lancaster Family YMCA Camp Program.   Must be able to communicate in a clear and positive manner.  Will be responsible to assist and lead educational and fun activities each day, remaining highly interactive with the children at all times. Will be responsible to create a good working relationship with parents for the purpose of having consistent communication and best serving their children.  Will be required to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the children at all times.  Will be required to oversee staff in absence of Group Supervisor and/or Coordinator.  Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.  Required 2 yrs. experience working with children.

Child Care Center

Part-time:

Assistant Group Supervisor/Acting as a Teaching Assistant (ASG)

This position will be responsible to lead the group when the Group Supervisor or Director is not present and to provide high quality childcare to the children in the YMCA Child Care Program.  Will assist in the implementation of daily activities under the guidance of the Group Supervisor or Director.  Will be responsible to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the participants at all times.  This includes abiding by all YMCA safety policies and regulations including Child Abuse Prevention standards, completing incident/accident reports, sign in/sign out procedures and taking attendance in a consistent manner each day.  Will be required to meet and greet parents and children each day when they arrive to create a working relationship with parents for the purpose of best serving their children.   Will demonstrate the YMCA Core Values at all times and incorporate them into the day’s activities.  Will need to communicate child and or parent concerns and supply needs to Group Supervisor in a timely matter.  Must have dependable transportation, able to life over 30 lbs., and able to lead activities in a gymnasium as well as in a classroom.  Minimum of a high school diploma or GED and minimum of 2 years prior experience working with children OR 30 credit hours in education or human services OR CDA OR a minimum of 600 hours of secondary training OR 15 credit hours AND 1 year experience.  Will also need to obtain current certifications and clearances as required.  Must be flexible to work Monday – Friday from 6:00 a.m. to  6:00 p.m.  This position will average 15 to 20 hours a week (various times) Monday through Friday. This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

City Center YMCA

Part-time:

Group Exercise Instructors

We are currently recruiting for instructors to sub teach Group Exercise classes.  This position will have the opportunity to substitute regular classes at the YMCA as well as the possibility to instruct regularly scheduled YMCA classes.  Qualified candidates will be responsible for the planning, teaching, instructing and retention of their group class.  Availability to sub during scheduled classes needed.  This is an hourly position.

Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

Certified lifeguards needed to work year-round at our City Branch indoor pool. Qualified candidates must have current lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. 1-2 years of guarding experience is preferred. We are especially looking for availability to work the following shifts: 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and/or 12:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We also have various hours available for Swim Instructors who are WSI/YSI certified.

Water Fitness Instructors

Certification required; various work hours available.

Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

Part-time:

Group Exercise Instructors

Part-time instructors needed for morning and/or evening classes. Must be Group Exercise Instructor certified. Experience teaching Boot Camp, Yoga (all levels), Zumba, BODYPUMP

Lifeguard

Certified lifeguards needed to work year-round in our indoor pool. Qualified candidates must have current lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. 1-2 years experience is preferred. Shift hours will vary between 5:00 AM and 10:00 PM, 7 days a week. We are especially looking for daytime guards that can work between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM.

Personal Coaches

Motivational and inspirational part-time personal coaches needed to instruct and coach groups and individuals in exercise activities. Day, evening and weekend hours available. At least 1 year personal coaching experience and current First Aid, CPR and AED certifications required.

Water Aerobic Instructor

Part-time instructor needed for 3-4 hours/week of instruction. Must have current First Aid, CPR, AED and Group Exercise Instructor certifications. 1-2 years experience is preferred. Substitute instructors are also needed.

YMCA at New Holland

Part-time:

Welcome Desk Associate

We are looking for friendly, responsible individuals to work as Welcome Desk Associates for the following shift/days: Mondays & Wednesdays – 4:45 AM to 12:00 noon. This is a fast-paced customer service position that will operate as receptionist and greeter, along with being a central resource for YMCA members and visitors.  Will be responsible to sign in all guests and check identification for validity.  The position will also field phone calls, direct tour prospects, handle all inquiries and promote all YMCA programs and events.  The Welcome Desk Associate will collect and record payments for all YMCA programs and activities.  Will be required to schedule appointments/sessions for members as needed along with performing administrative tasks.  This position does involve opening the YMCA at New Holland.  1 to 2 years of customer service or applicable experience helpful.  Basic computer skills needed.  This is a part-time, non-exempt position.

Facilities – Night Custodians     

We are looking for energetic individuals to fill our open positions of Night Custodians. The qualified candidate will be required to complete all duties listed on a daily schedule along with maintaining the upkeep of assigned areas and equipment to include:  dusting, floor care, bathroom cleaning, painting, vacuuming, laundry, sanitizing, trash removal, window washing and other custodial tasks as needed.  May be required to operate motorized equipment and set-up and/or tear down furniture for events/meetings.  This position requires working with paint, cleaning solvents and chemical compounds and conditions that may create dust and dirt along with the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.  Previous cleaning or custodial experience required.  This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

Must be available to work a rotation of the following hours:  Monday through Thursday – 8 PM to Midnight, Friday – 7 to 11 PM, Saturday – 5-9 PM; Sunday – 4-8 PM

Aquatic Fitness Instructors

Part-time and/or substitute instructors are needed to instruct water fitness for day and/or evening classes. Must have current First Aid, CPR, AED and Group Exercise Instructor certifications. 1-2 years experience is preferred.  Substitute instructors are also needed. Hourly, Non-Exempt Position

Floor Trainer

This position will be responsible to promote growth and retention through positive member experiences by monitoring work area, equipment, members and volunteers for safe and working operations at all times.  Will effectively manage facility area to ensure it is inviting to members and staff and be required to interact with members while working on the floor by providing feedback on appropriate form and answer questions related to training.  Will also provide members with a safe and basic routine to build upon as they continue to frequent the YMCA and promote programs and upcoming events. Will maintain cleanliness of the wellness center and communicate facility and equipment needs to the Health and Wellness Director.  Successful candidate will also stay current with exercise trends and best practices.  Accredited personal training certification preferred along with experience of hands on work in the fitness field. This is a non-exempt position.

Currently we are looking for individuals who are able to work any of the following times:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 4:45-10:00 AM

Monday, Tuesday from 3:00-7:00 PM

YMCA Camp Shand

For a list of available positions at camp for the Summer 2014 season, please visit the employment section of our Camp Shand website.