Employment Opportunities at the YMCA
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Housekeeping-Part-Time-Dahl Family YMCA
Our members truly appreciate our staff for keeping our facilities safe and clean for them. You can be a part of this team!
NOW HIRING: 2 Environmental Technicians for Housekeeping- Dahl Family YMCA in La Crosse
Our members truly appreciate our staff for keeping our facilities safe and clean for them. You can be a part of this team! Do you enjoy being around people? Do you have an eye for detail, organization and cleanliness? If so, the Y is looking for you! Responsibilities include maintaining the cleanliness of the facility (locker rooms, bathrooms, lobby, wellness center, etc.).
1. Part-time working every other weekend Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Sunday 4:00 -7:30 pm.
2. Part-time male working Wednesday - Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm and every other weekend Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Sunday 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm.
Free adult Y membership included.
To apply, complete an application on this website or at either Y location.
Group Mentoring Coordinator
Do you have a strong passion for working with youth? If so, the YMCA Reach and Rise Group Mentoring Program is looking for you!
We are looking for a cause driven leader to help youth reach their potential though engagement in our new group mentoring program. Primary duties include leading and implementing a group mentoring program; recruiting youth participants; recruiting, hiring and training volunteer mentors; and building relationships with volunteers, participants, parents and community partners. This is a part-time position working 20 hours per week. Free adult Y membership included.
*Experience and passion for working with youth
*Experience supervising employees or volunteers preferred
*Must have or be working toward a masters degree in mental health counseling or social work
To apply, please see resume to Lisa Luckey at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, May 31st.
Lifeguards & Swim Instructors
Would you like the opportunity to join a top notch organization where staff development is a priority? Join our team of lifeguards and swim instructors in providing high quality customer service while building relationships with other staff and program participants.
Responsibilities include maintaining the health and safety of all participants through rule enforcement and constant vigilance of pool activities and conducting YMCA Learn-to-Swim lessons.
Candidates must enjoy working around children and adults of all ages, Be at least 16 years old, have American Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard Certification, American Red Cross (or equivalent) CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification, and American Red Cross (or equivalent) Water Instructor Certification is preferred, but not required.
These are part time positions working 6-30 hours per week 4-7 days per week.
Qualified and interested applicants can complete an application online on this website or at either YMCA branch.
Birthday Party Staff
The Y is seeking creative and energetic individuals to be positive role models while engaging youth in enriching and fun activities as a Birthday Party Staff.
Join our team where you will gain valuable experience in event organization through hosting our family events including birthday parties and family fun nights.
Candidates for this position must have excellent social and communication skills, innovative abilities, passion for working with youth, basic computer and video game knowledge, ability to lift up to 20 lbs, and excitement to participate and play with children. Dependability is a must.
These are part-time positions with hours during the week and weekends.
Apply online on this website (www.laxymca.org) or at either YMCA branch.
Dance Instructors: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Performance Group Director
Are you an experienced dance teacher who enjoys sharing your passion for dance with others? Join the Y staff team as we seek to fill openings for our growing dance program.
These are part time positions working 2-6 hours per week at both locations depending on availability; hours available include morning, evening and weekend. Free adult Y membership.
An ideal candidate will possess the following:
*Professional dance training background and teaching experience
*Knowledge of dance terminology, technique, and skill progression
*Ability to teach beginner through advanced level classes preferred
*An interest in building relationships with others and creating a welcoming environment is essential
*Strong verbal communication skills
*Be energetic, self-directed and organized
If interested in applying, complete an application on this website or drop off a completed application at either of our branches.
Parkour Coaches at Dahl Family YMCA and R.W. Houser Family YMCA
If you're passionate about parkour, enjoy working with children and families, and want to make a positive impact on the lives of young people in our community, join us as a parkour instructor.
Now seeking knowledgeable, caring, energetic, positive, friendly, creative, compassionate, organized, and community-minded parkour coaches to teach in our state-of-the-art training facility.
Instructors will develop relationship building, teaching, coaching, class management, and leadership skills. We are looking for 3 or 4 coaches to join our staff. These coaches may work anywhere between 1-6 days a week, hours will vary, nights and weekends too.
Duties include understanding and supporting our cause; planning, spotting, and teaching parkour classes ranging from beginner through advanced; assessing the progress of students; interacting and communicating with participant parents; assisting with parkour special events; and other related duties.
If interested in applying, please complete an application online on this website (www.laxymca.org) or at either Y branch.
Summer Day Camp Counselors-Part-Time Openings
We are looking for motivated and responsible role models that are passionate about positively engaging with youth in an active, outdoor environment.
Our YMCA Summer Day Camp Counselors go above and beyond to create and implement programming that will ensure our campers feel safe, successful, and have a strong sense of belonging all summer long. Each staff person will work as part of a dynamic team to provide quality supervision and guidance through daily adventures to pools, parks, and other destinations throughout the community.
These part-time seasonal positions will start June 5th .
Candidates must be 18 years old. College credits related to child development and experience working with kids is preferred. All qualified candidates must be a positive role model and enjoy working with kids.
Normal scheduled hours run Monday - Friday 6 am - 6 pm.
At the Y, we strengthen community through youth development because we believe that a community is stronger when children are given opportunities to grow and thrive. As part of our summer day camps, you will help nurture all children by supporting them in everything they do. You will help provide opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating, as well as build relationships with families and be a strong role model.
Please complete an employment application on this website, www.laxymca.org, or at either Y branch.
For additional questions, contact Eli Wortman at email@example.com.
Youth Sports Coaches Part-Time Openings
If you’re serious about developing youth through sport, we invite you to join our passionate team of coaches. Our youth sport coaches impact participants through character development and positive competition.
Our Y is always looking for individuals to help coach in all of our different youth sport programs throughout the year. Coaches are needed for our Dahl Family YMCA in La Crosse and R.W. Houser Family YMCA in Onalaska and Holmen programs.
Candidates should be enthusiastic, motivating, and able to relate well to young children. Some knowledge and experience playing organized sports is beneficial (soccer, basketball, baseball, flag football, and many more!). These are part-time positions working 3-20 hours per week. Applications can be picked up at either YMCA branch or online.
Preschool Instructors for Summer Camp Part-Time
Are you passionate about helping kids learn and grow? Be part of an organization that families count on to teach their children life values at a young age - caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
We are seeking individuals that desire to teach early childhood classes focusing on a variety of different subjects. Classes offered are for ages 1 (walking) - Age 7 and classes range from 35 minutes - 2 hours in length. Experience leading activities with young children a must. If interested, stop by either YMCA to complete an application.
If you're passionate about gymnastics, enjoy working with children and families, and want to make a positive impact on the lives of young people in our community, join us as a gymnastics instructor. Now seeking knowledgeable, caring, energetic, positive, friendly, creative, compassionate, nurturing, organized, and community-minded gymnastics coaches to teach in our state-of-the-art facility.
Instructors will develop relationship building, teaching, coaching, class management, and leadership skills. Duties include understanding and supporting our cause; planning, spotting, and teaching gymnastics classes pre-school through pre-team; assessing the progress of students; interacting and communicating with participant parents; assisting with gymnastics special events; and other related duties. Hours: 1-4 days per week 3-15 hours a week. Positions available at our La Crosse Y and our NEW North Y facility. Qualified and interested applicants can complete an application at either YMCA branch or online. For more information please contact Anna Krause at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Engagement Employment Opportunity
Are you passionate about engaging with youth in meaningful and compelling ways? Join our Youth Engagement team to build impactful relationships and develop youth with enriching and fun activities during programing in the after school hours.
Responsibilities include maintaining the health and safety of all participants through rule enforcement and constant vigilance of pool activities and conducting YMCA Learn-to-Swim lessons. Candidates must enjoy working around children and adults of all ages, have American Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard Certification, American Red Cross (or equivalent) CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification, and American Red Cross (or equivalent) Water Instructor Certification is preferred, but not required. These are part time positions working 6-30 hours per week 4-7 days per week. Qualified and interested applicants can complete an application at either YMCA branch or online.
Child Watch Staff
Are you passionate about helping kids learn and grow?
Be part of an organization that families trust every day to care for their children ages birth - 7 in our drop in program. We are seeking individuals that are committed and enthusiastic about teaching kids our values - caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Past experience working with children a plus. Shifts are typically 3-4 hours long or 2 more days per week.
Dahl Family YMCA in La Crosse
R.W. Houser Family YMCA in Onalaska:
To apply, complete an application on this website or at either Y locations.
Primetime and Family Fun Position
Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with children and families in our community? The Y is seeking creative and energetic individuals to be positive role models while engaging youth in enriching and fun activities in our Family Fun and Primetime Center.
At the Y, we believe that all kids have amazing potential. The values and skills learned early are vital building blocks for life, and young people deserve an opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. The Y gives kids a safe place to belong, build confidence and learn positive behaviors grounded in our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. If you would like to help nurture our community kids we currently have part time opportunities at our North branch as Prime Time Center Staff. We are looking for individuals who enjoy working with kids to ensure a fun and safe time while they are visiting the Prime Time Center. Responsibilities include enforcing rules within the center, interacting and supervising up to 20 kids at times, organizing and facilitating games, activities, set up and put away equipment, general cleaning and organizing of the space. These are part time positions.
Qualified applicants should posses the following skills: strong verbal communication skills, enjoy working with kids and basic computer and gaming knowledge
Apply online on this website (www.laxymca.org) or at either YMCA branch.
Do you want to join an amazing team of personal trainers? Our promise is to strengthen our community and our trainers meet that promise head on. Consider applying to be one of our amazing certified personal trainers.
Personal trainers are responsible for the development and incorporation of training programs for members of the Y. The trainer provides accurate fitness information, plans effective programs, and addresses participant’s questions. Personal trainers’ possess the ability to motivate participants at all skill and fitness levels, along with the ability to identify incorrect lifting techniques and how to correct the individual. The trainer is also responsible for all scheduling of clients and tracking accurate records of client’s attendance and payment history. Trainers must have excellent communication skills, have a nationally recognized Personal Training Certification, adult and child CPR/AED and First Aid Certification, a plus to have YMCA Fitness Assessment Certification or experience in this area, and a preferred degree in exercise science, fitness, or related field. Qualified candidates must complete an employment application at either Y branch or online.
Are you passionate about fitness and want to motivate others to achieve their health and wellness goals in a supportive and caring way? Our fitness instructors work with all fitness levels in our fitness classes, both at the Y and in our community in a sincere and positive manner. We welcome you to join our team if this describes you!
We are looking for certified fitness instructors to lead many of our different fitness classes offered at the Y some of them include: Zumba®, Pilates, Yoga, Group Cycling, Boot Camp, Step Aerobics, Cardio Kickboxing, and/or Water Exercise classes. Instructors must have group exercise certification through a nationally recognized and/or accredited organization (YMCA of the USA, ACE, AFAA, ACSM, etc.) and also understand the basic principles of group exercise, including strength training, cardiovascular fitness, heart rate and perceived exertion scales, and flexibility training. Other requirements include the ability to teach a well planned group exercise class on own and be able to spot incorrect form and correct the individual. Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid is also required. Qualified candidates can complete an application at either YMCA branch or online.
Preschool Class Instructors
As an organization we believe in the importance of investing in kids by helping them grow and develop! We are seeking individuals that desire to teach early childhood classes focusing on a variety of different subjects. Classes offered are for ages 1 (walking) - Age 7 and classes range from 35 minutes - 2 hours in length.
Do you enjoying working with 2-7 year olds in a fun and creative environment? Then the Y has an opportunity for you! Preschool instructors help instruct physical and non-physical classes including arts & crafts, gym, music, and activity programs for preschool children. Responsibilities include preparing lesson plans, preparing craft projects, provide structured, safe, and welcoming environment for children and families. Candidates must be creative, have energy and enthusiasm to work with children and the ability to understand and relate to the developmental stages of children. These are part time positions working at either the North or La Crosse branch 3-8 hours per week, 1-3 days a week. If interested please complete an employment application at either YMCA branch or online.
We are seeking candidates who believe in our Mission and will follow our four core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility. Throughout the year we may have openings in the following areas: YChild Watch, Child Care Center, School Age Childcare, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Swim Team Coach, Member Services, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Youth Sports, Youth & Family Programs, Wellness Center, Personal Trainers, Fitness Instructors, Gymnastics, Dance, Martial Arts, and many more!