WORKING FOR GOOD

Employment, Internships and Volunteering

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

Full-Time:

  • FREE Family Membership
  • 100% discount on Y programs
  • 100% discount on school-age care
  • 20% discount on full-time child care center
  • 12% retirement after 2 years
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Full benefits package including PTO, health, dental, life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Paid birthday off

Part-Time:

  • FREE adult Y membership (+ discount on Family Membership)
  • 50% discount on Y programs
  • 403(b) retirement account
  • 12% retirement after 2 years and 1,000 hours per year
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Cell phone discounts

FULL TIME

We are seeking a highly motivated team member to support our Aquatics Director at our YMCA-Houser branch in Onalaska, WI. This position’s time will be split between administrative work supporting the overall Aquatics Department and lifeguarding/teaching swim lessons. This is a full-time hourly position with a full benefits package and free YMCA membership.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in overseeing the safety of all aquatics programming
  • Assist in the scheduling of pool space for all pool-related activities
  • Assist in scheduling and supervision of aquatic staff
  • Assist in recruitment and onboarding of all new employees

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
  • YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor preferred
  • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification (or obtained within 6 months of hire)
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills
  • Possess a passion for aquatics and water safety
  • Be highly innovative and organized  

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete employment application

Join our team of lifeguards and swim instructors to maintain the health and safety of all participants, and provide high-quality programming, while building relationships with members and program participants. We have one full time opportunity at our Houser Y branch in Onalaska which will be more lifeguard focused. Full time positions include a full benefits package including a free family Y membership, free Y programs, free school age care, discount on full-time child care center, 12% retirement after two years, PTO, Birthday pay, Holiday Pay, free employee assistance, wellness program, and more!  

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain health and safety of all participants
  • Enforce rules and expectations
  • Constant vigilance of pool activities
  • Conduct YMCA Learn-to-Swim lessons

Key Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Lifeguard Certification 
  • YMCA Water Instructor Certification preferred 
  • Must enjoy working around children and adults of all ages

Details:

  • Hours may include days/nights/weekends
  • Work rain or shine in a controlled environment

The Y’s Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intention every day.

  • We are welcoming and 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.

Click HERE to apply.

NEW – Up to $250 monthly bonus & up to $300 reimbursement to cover the cost of specific entry-level coursework. Starting wage based on relevant experience.

Be a part of an organization that families entrust every day to care for their preschool children and become part of a staff team that is committed and passionate about the Y’s mission and cause to strengthen the community. Join the Y’s Child Care Center Team as a full-time 2-Year-Old Child Care Lead Teacher or a full-time Float techer. Full benefits package includes a free family YMCA membership and free Y programs included, discount on childcare. 12% retirement after two years of service, PTO, Birthday Pay, Holiday Pay, free employee assistance program, wellness program, and much more! 

Responsibilities:

  • Promote youth development through a hands-on learning environment
  • Provide children with opportunities to develop early language and motor skills through age-appropriate play and activities
  • Build relationships with families and the staff team

Key Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in the Creative Curriculum
  • Education & experience in early childhood a plus
  • Registry level 9 or higher
  • CPR/First Aid CPR Certification

The Y’s Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intention every day.

  • We are welcoming and 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.

Click HERE to apply. 

Director of Human Resources – Full-Time Salaried
The La Crosse Area Family YMCA has an excellent opportunity for an energetic, professional, dedicated, and mission-driven leader to manage the Human Resources Department as our Director of Human Resources.  Under the direction of the CEO, the Director of Human Resources serves as part of the Ys senior leadership team and works closely with our HR Generalist, Payroll Specialist, and director team. This is a full-time salaried position and includes a full benefits package including a free family Y membership, discount on child care, free before and after school care, a generous PTO plan, and 12% retirement after two years of service. The salary range is $62,000-$70,000 annually based on experience. 
 
Responsibilities: 
As director of human resources, you will be responsible for overseeing all human resource functions for the association which includes providing direction, vision, and leadership in the areas of recruitment & retention, compensation and benefits administration, performance management, employee relations, employee development & training, and employee safety & wellness. 
 
Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree in HR or a related field
5+ years of experience in an HR Role
PHR Cert. preferred or SHRM-CP
Excellent written & communication skills
High level of confidentiality
Familiar with HR Processes & HRIS systems
Ability to work independently and make effective decisions
 
How to Apply: 
Please send a cover letter and resume to Bill Soper, CEO to [email protected] by Wednesday, September 28, 2022. 
 
 
Mental Health Director – Full-Time Salaried
Mental Health is how we think, feel and act and we all have it! Join our Y to help promote the importance of mental health with our employees, our Y members, and our community. This position includes a full benefits package which includes health, dental, life, short and long term disability, free family Y membership, free Y programs, child care center discount, free school age care, generous PTO, birthday pay, wellness program, and 12% retirement after two years of employment. The salary range based on experience is $62,000-$82,000 annually.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with mental health professionals and coalitions in the community. 
  • Collaborate with Y Directors & staff to identify strategies to meet the needs of our members, participants, and families. 
  • Develop mental health training programs for all staff levels. 
  • Collaborate with Y directors to provide mental health tools & resources to enhance Y programming.
Qualifications: 
  • BS degree in social work, counseling, or behavioral health
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with target population
  • Experience working in or with community-based agencies
  • Conflict resolution skills
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jackie Ripp, Director of Human Resources to [email protected] by Thursday, September 29, 2022. 
Join the Y’s business office team as our payroll specialist and enjoy coming to work in a positive, fun environment. This position reports to the Business Services Manager and works closely with the business office team, HR, and hiring managers. This is a full-time hourly position working Mon. – Fri. 40 hours per week and includes a full benefits package including 12% retirement after 2 years of service, PTO, Birthday pay, wellness program, free Employee Assistance Program, short and long-term disability, and life insurance paid 100%, free family Y membership, free Y programs, free school-age care, and 20% discount on child care center. 
 
Responsibilities: 
Coordinates, processes, and administers all aspects of payroll 
Comply with all federal, state, and local laws
Process all new hires and any changes as needed
Resolves payroll issues 
Reconciles monthly benefit billing with employee deductions
 
Qualifications: 
Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business or a related field
2+ years of related experience (preferred) 
Experience with computerized payroll system
High level of confidentiality
Excellent organizational, communication, time management skills and accuracy 
 

The Y’s Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intention every day.

  • We are welcoming and 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.
How to Apply: 
Send a cover letter and resume to Jackie Ripp, Director of Human Resources [email protected].
 

PART TIME

CHILD CARE

Leads: $15.50/hr Assistants: $12.25/hr 

NEW – Up to $250 monthly bonus & up to $300 reimbursement to cover the cost of specific entry-level coursework

Be a part of an organization that families entrust every day to care for their preschool children and become part of a staff team that is committed and passionate about the Y’s mission and cause to strengthen the community. Join the Y’s Child Care Center Team. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Promote youth development through a hands-on learning environment
  • Provide children with opportunities to develop language, literacy, and math skills
  • Build relationships with families and the staff team

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in the Creative Curriculum 
  • Education & experience in Early Childhood (DPI Certificate)
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or willing to get within 3 months of hire

Hours:

  • Hiring for Fall Hours starting mid August: Monday – Friday: 3:30-6:00pm or 4-6:00pm

Click HERE to apply.

Be part of an organization that families trust every day to care for their children, ages birth to seven, in our drop-in program. We are seeking individuals that are committed and enthusiastic about teaching kids our values – caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Hours available at La Crosse and/or Onalaska: 

  • Mon.-Fri. 8 am – 12:00 pm OR Mon. – Thur. 4 pm – 7:00 pm 
  • KidZone Fall hours 4:00 – 7:00 pm Mon. – Thur. & Sat. & Sun. 8-12. 

Primary Duties:

  • Promote youth development through a hands-on learning environment
  • Provide children with opportunities to develop early language and motor skills through age-appropriate play and activities
  • Build relationships with families and the staff team

Key Qualifications:

  • Genuine interest and appreciation for young children.
  • At least 1 year of past experience working with children infant to age 11.
  • Perform first aid functions when necessary according to infant/child procedures.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from participants, members, staff, administration, or the general public.   

Click HERE to apply.

SCHOOL AGE CARE

School Age Leaders are important role models having a huge impact on elementary students every day in our before and after school programs by providing opportunities for fun, physical activity, healthy eating, and building positive relationships. Join our Y team today and make an impact on our community! Free Y membership included! $12.25 base pay + bonuses totaling $14.25/hr. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and facilitate educational, social-emotional, and physical activities for 5-12-year-olds in a before and after-school setting. 
  • Responsible for assuring high standards of program quality and safety in accordance with YMCA safety and risk management policies and state childcare licensing regulations and requirements.
  • Supervise and interact with children positively and appropriately at all times.
  • Consistently enforce site rules and expectations using positive guidance techniques such as attention getters, clear communication, and consequences when appropriate.
  • Take initiative in facilitating engaging group activities such as arts and crafts, STEM, games, sports, etc.
  • Build relationships by using names and initiating conversations with all children, parents/guardians, staff, volunteers, and guests.
  • Gain critical experience in program creation and positive guidance techniques. 

Qualifications: 

  • 18 years of age or 17 years of age with DPI Certificate. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • CPR certification within 3 months of hire date.
  • Some child development courses preferred.
  • Human relation skills with the ability to relate to staff, volunteers, children, parents, and community members.
  • Knowledge of school-age children’s development.
  • Experience implementing programming for school-age children.

Hours and Locations:

  • Positions begin in September, Monday-Friday 6-25 hours a week.
  • Can work two shifts a day: 6:10-8:10 a.m. and 3:00-6:00 p.m. 
  • School Age Leaders will work on-site at elementary schools in the La Crosse, Onalaska, and Holmen areas. 

Click HERE to apply.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

This is a long-term part-time position with openings at the La Crosse and Onalaska branches and is open to female and male trainers. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

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 participants’ 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 clients’ attendance and payment history.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) nationally recognized Personal Training Certification such as NSCA, ACSM, NASM or ACE
  • Adult and child CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
  • YMCA Fitness Assessment Certification or experience in this area is a plus
  • Degree in exercise science, fitness, or related field is preferred 

Click HERE to apply.

Are you passionate about fitness and helping others reach their goals? Join the Y staff team as a Yoga Instructor! We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to teach a variety of Yoga classes including but not limited to Vinyasa Flow, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga Sculpt/Strength, and Chair Yoga. This is a part-time position working 2-6 hours per week depending on availability. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Key Qualifications:

  • Nationally Accredited Yoga Certification
  • CPR, First Aid, AED Certification
  • Strong communication skills
  • No experience is necessary. Willing to mentor the right candidate

For more information contact Kylie Wiltgen, Fitness Director, [email protected]

Click HERE to apply.

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Join our Adapted program as an adapted Aquatics Instructor and become part of an organization that supports our community in becoming a more inclusive society for all! Free Y membership included.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating Swim Lesson Curriculum
  • Providing behavior modification as needed
  • Enforce safety regulations
  • Applying appropriate policies and procedures
  • Set up and take down equipment

Qualifications:

  • Good social and communication skills working with youth and adults
  • YMCA Swim Instructor or American Red Cross W.S.I (preferred, not required)
  • First Aid and CPR Certifications (preferred, not required)
  • Swim team, swim instructor, OR lifeguarding experience required
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Specific Details:

  • This position is part-time 4-5 hours. All shifts are on the weekend.

Click HERE to apply.

Join our team of lifeguards and swim instructors to maintain the health and safety of all participant, provide high-quality programming, while building relationships with members and program participants. Positions available in La Crosse, Onalaska and now in Viroqua! $11.00-$11.50 starting pay based on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain health and safety of all participants
  • Enforce rules and expectations
  • Constant vigilance of pool activities
  • Conduct YMCA Learn-to-Swim lessons

Key Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Lifeguard Certification (for lifeguards only)
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification (lifeguards only)
  • YMCA Water Instructor Certification, preferred (Instructors only)
  • Must enjoy working around children and adults of all ages

Details:

  • Flexible hours – part-time positions in either branch
  • Work rain or shine in a controlled environment

Click HERE to apply.

Now seeking passionate competitive team coaches who will help promote teamwork, dedication, determination, and sportsmanship at our Onalaska YMCA Gymnastics Center. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create practice plans guided by the USA Gymnastics curriculum
  • Coach and spot gymnasts on skills on all 4 competitive events
  • Attend weekend competitions throughout the state of Wisconsin

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of competitive gymnastics
  • Passionate about working with youth ages 7-18 and helping them achieve goals
  • Ability to spot gymnasts and move equipment
  • Prior coaching experience is a plus

Click HERE to apply.

Now seeking knowledgeable, positive, and community-minded dance instructors to teach recreational classes for our Introductory and Progressive Levels. Styles include ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and musical theatre. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program included.

Responsibilities:

  • Create age-appropriate lesson plans for weekly classes
  • Choreography for bi-annual recitals
  • Nurture and motivate youth ages 3-18 to realize their potential and achieve their goals
  • Build relationships with participants and families
  • Assess student progress and effectively communicate progress with families

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of studio dance training in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and/or musical theatre
  • Knowledge of dance terminology and technique
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to create a safe and fun environment for all

Specific Details:

  • Currently hiring for the 2022-2023 school year, starting in late August
  • Classes are offered at both the Dahl and Houser locations, with the majority of offerings held at the Houser branch in Onalaska
  • Morning, evening, and weekend classes available; 2-8 hours per week

Click HERE to apply.

Join our Y as our NEW Esports Coach and help youth excel at what they love by developing the social, strategic, and problem-solving skills necessary to grow into thriving young adults all in a safe, moderated, and inclusive environment. Come be a part of the fastest-growing trend for youth engagement. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create a safe and inclusive environment for all levels of ability to be successful
  • Communicate effectively
  • Act as a positive role model
  • Facilitate and oversee practice and competition events
  • Provide a safe & fun environment for youth

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Middle School and High school age groups
  • Familiar with gaming technology like gaming PC’s, Nintendo Switch, and apps like discord and twitch
  • Experience with Rocket League or Super Smash Bros

Specific Details:

  • Dahl Branch in La Crosse
  • Monday and Wednesday 5-7 pm or Tuesday and Thursday 5-7 pm
  • Free Y membership included

Click HERE to apply.

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. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • Instructors will develop relationship building, teaching, coaching, class management, and leadership skills

Qualifications:  

  • Passionate about working with kids
  • Ability to spot, lift, and coach children ages 18 months-15 years old
  • Prior gymnastics experience is a plus!

Open Positions Include: 

  • Shifts available include weeknights and weekend hours. 

Click HERE to apply.

Join an organization that believes in everyone regardless of ability level and join our team as an inclusion mentor!

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and facilitate practices
  • Assisting volunteer buddies (volunteers)
  • Set up and take down equipment

Qualifications:

  • Motivating, positive, energetic, and creative
  • Possess sports knowledge
  • Experience in all aspects of working with individuals with disabilities

Specific Details:

  • This is a part-time position working evenings 6-8 hours per week all hours are evenings and weekends.

Click HERE to apply.

Do you have a passion for martial arts and want to make a positive impact on the lives of others in our community? Now seeking knowledgeable, energetic, community-minded martial arts instructors.
 
Free adult Y membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program included.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan and lead developmentally appropriate martial arts classes for ages 4-adult
  • Attend staff meetings, tournaments, and belt testing
  • Create a welcoming, safe, and fun environment for students
  • Build relationships with students and families
  • Assess student progress and effectively communicate progress to families
Key Qualifications: 
  • 4+ years of training in TaeKwonDo, Karate, Hapkido, Judo, or Jiujitsu
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of AKF forms preferred
  • Assistant and/or lead instructor experience preferred

Specific Details: 

  • Currently hiring for the Houser branch in Onalaska.
  • Weekday evening, and Saturday morning classes available 2-8 hours per week. 

Click Here to apply. 

Do you have a passion for music? Help our members develop creative expression through music by joining the Y’s Arts and Humanities Team as a Piano, Voice, Guitar, or Ukulele teacher. These are part-time positions working 2-8 hours per week and have positions available at both Y locations.

Free adult Y membership included program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instruction of progressive lessons for students of varying abilities
  • Planning 30-minute lessons
  • Communicate with parents
  • Prepare students for an annual recital
  • Create a welcoming environment for students

Key Qualifications:

  • Accomplished background in music
  • Ability to organize lessons and inspire others
  • Organized and possess strong communication skills

Click HERE to apply.

The Y is looking for passionate instructors who want to help young athletes achieve their goals. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform excellent service to all members, staff, volunteers, and guests
  •  Build relationships by using names and initiating conversations with all members, staff, volunteers, and guests
  • Instruct, spot, and demonstrate parkour skills
  • Understand, support, and commit to the YMCA cause and our role in the community as a leader in Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility
  • Act as a positive role model while implementing YMCA character development and following the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Responsibility, and Respect

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience coaching or working with various age groups
  • Knowledge of parkour skills with the ability to demonstrate, spot, and modify progressions of those skills

Shifts:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and weekend openings for 2-4 hour shifts at the Onalaska Branch

Click HERE to apply.

Now seeking passionate, caring, organized, and positive soccer coaches for the Fall Developmental Soccer League season! Help kids develop their skill by teaching them the fundamentals of the game, while also having fun competing in games against other teams! Free Y adult membership included. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide quality sports instruction
  • Demonstrate techniques to participants
  • Lead your team’s practice once a week
  • Communicate effectively
  • Act as a role model while implementing the Y’s 4 core values

Qualifications: 

  • Passionate about working with kids
  • Ability to organize/lead a practice
  • Basic knowledge of soccer is a plus!

Specifics: 

  • Practices are one hour a week with games on Saturdays
  • Located at our Houser Y in Onalaska
  • Click HERE to apply

 

Now seeking passionate, caring, organized, and positive youth sports coaches for the Fall season! Help kids develop their skills by teaching them the fundamentals of the game, while also having fun competing in games against other teams! Free Y adult membership included. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide quality sports instruction
  • Demonstrate techniques to participants
  • Lead your team’s practice once a week
  • Communicate effectively
  • Act as a role model while implementing the Y’s 4 core values

Qualifications: 

  • Passionate about working with kids
  • Ability to organize/lead a practice
  • Basic knowledge of youth sports is a plus!

Specifics: 

  • Mondays 4:30-5:15 pm in La Crosse (4-week session)
  • Tuesdays 4:30-6:15 pm Onalaska (7-week session)
  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:15 pm in La Crosse (7- week session)
  • Click HERE to apply

FACILITY, FOOD PROGRAM, MEMBERSHIP, YOUTH CENTER

The Y is here for our community to provide a safe place for all to come and enjoy the facility and programming that we offer. In order to do this, we are looking for a leader to help engage our members, participants, and staff after our daytime hours and on the weekends. These new part-time positions will be located at our Dahl branch in La Crosse. Free adult Y membership included.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Overall supervision & security of the building & grounds
  • Supervision of staff while in the building
  • Address member and safety concerns as needed
  • Help as needed in program spaces & facility cleanliness
  • Engage members/participants around the facility

Qualifications: 

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • High School graduate preferred
  • CPR/First aid preferred
  • Supervisory experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to build relationships
  • Ability to address and make solid decisions in emergency situations

Schedule: 

  • Looking for 2-3 individuals to fill the following shifts Mon.-Fri. 5 pm-9 pm and Sat. & Sun. between the hours of 7 am-6 pm. Working 10-20 hours per week.  

Click HERE to apply.

This year our Y will serve more than 200,000 meals to youth in our community and we invite you to help us meet that goal! We are seeking individuals who are interested in helping meet the needs for youth in our community by administering our meal program and serving meals to youth. We have four part-time positions working Mon. – Fri. 20-30 hours per week with flexible hours between 7 am – 6 pm. Free Y membership included.

Responsibilities:  

  • Coordinate the food ordering
  • Deliver food to school-age sites and other community locations
  • Organization of food and food preparation for the School Age meals

Qualifications:  

  • Related food service experience preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  

Click HERE to apply.

Do you have an eye for detail and cleanliness and enjoy being around people? If so the Y is looking for you to join our Environmental Department. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform housekeeping duties as assigned to ensure the cleanliness of the facility
  • Collect, wash and dry towels used by members for cleaning exercise equipment
  • Set up and take down program events as needed

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, etc.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment
  • Ability to work on your feet for multiple hours at a time
  • Ability to move tables, chairs, etc., and lift up to 30 lbs.

Specific Details: Monday & Wednesday – 4/5:00pm to 10:00pm & Saturdays- 6:30am – 12:00pm.

Click HERE to apply.

Make a difference to our members in our community as a part-time Member Services staff at our Houser Y branch in Onalaska. We have 2 positions open working weekend hours Sat. & Sun. Opportunity for additional subbing hours during the week. These positions include a free adult membership to both of our Y branches which also includes 24/7 access for 18+.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet all members and guests in a friendly, welcoming, and respectful manner and address any member concerns.
  • Build relationships by using names and initiating conversations with all members, staff, volunteers, and guests
  • Check in all members and guests.
  • Assist guests and members with setting up memberships and registration.
  • Give tours of the facility to guests if needed.
  • Act as a positive role model while implementing the Y’s character development and following the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility

Specific Hours: 
Saturdays: 8:30-4:30 and 2:00-6:00 pm
Sundays: 2:00-6:00 pm

Key Qualifications: 

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Accurate money handling skills
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Excellent customer service skills

Click Here to apply. 

Do you have an eye for detail and cleanliness and enjoy being around people? If so, the Y is looking for you! We have two open positions at our Houser branch in Onalaska. 

These are both full-time positions and offer a full benefits package including health, dental, life, short/long term disability, free family Y membership, and discounts on Y programs including child care, 12% retirement after 2 years of service, PTO, birthday pay and holiday pay, and a wellness program.  

Responsibilities:

  • Perform housekeeping duties as assigned to ensure the cleanliness of the facility.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the facility including areas such as the lobby, locker rooms/bathrooms, wellness center, gymnasiums, gymnastics studio, etc. 
  • Collect, wash, and dry towels used by members for cleaning exercise equipment. 

Key Qualifications:

  • Possess a positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Must be a team player, professional and reliable
  • Ability to work on your feet for multiple hours at a time
  • Ability to move tables and chairs and lift up to 30 lbs. 
  • Knowledge of operating cleaning equipment, cleaning and sanitation products
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, etc. 

Shift: Mon- Fri, 1:30 pm – 10:00 pm or Mon. – Fri. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Click HERE to apply.

We have two Member Service Lead positions who are responsible for creating a friendly, helpful, positive atmosphere for all members in our facility. These are hourly positions working Monday – Friday as our opener from 4:30 am – 1:00 pm or 9:30 am – 6:00 pm at the Dahl Branch in La Crosse.

These are full-time year-round permanent positions. Full benefits package included which includes a free family Y membership, health/dental/life/STD/LTD, 12% retirement after 2 years of employment, PTO, holiday & birthday pay, wellness program, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as lead member services staff in all situations.
  • Greet all members and guests and address all member concerns.
  • Provide excellent customer service to members and guests.
  • Sign up new members, register for programs, give building tours, and more.

Key Qualifications:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in a customer service-oriented position
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Accurate money handling experience with a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Microsoft and Google Suite knowledge 

Click HERE to apply.

Make a difference in our members’ experiences by maintaining our building and property at the Houser branch in Onalaska. This is a full-time hourly position working Mon. – Fri. and includes a full benefits package including a free family Y membership, 100% discount on programs, discount on childcare, 12% retirement after 2 years of service, and many other great benefits. $18-$22/hour based on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Repair and perform maintenance on all equipment
  • Report, maintain, and preventative procedures for swimming pool including pumps, filters, motors, plumbing, and chemical balancing
  • Maintain exterior grounds including grass cutting, shrubs, and snow removal
  • Electrical & Lighting—preventative maintenance, maintain, repair or replace lighting as needed
  • Fire Alarms & Extinguishers—preventative and functional checks ensuring safe, operational systems and in compliance with state and local codes.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of advanced education in a related field or 4+ years experience in a related field
  • Carpentry Experience
  • Experience in an aquatic facility or pool operations
  • Technical skills in the areas of electrical, controls, pneumatics, plumbing, HVAC, and boiler operations
  • AFO/CPO Certifications a plus
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 

Click HERE to apply.

Caring for Youth:

School Age Leaders are important role models having a huge impact on elementary students every day in our before and after school programs by providing opportunities for fun, physical activity, healthy eating, and building positive relationships. Join our Y team today and make an impact on our community! Free Y membership included!

Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and facilitate educational, social-emotional, and physical activities for 5-12-year-olds in a before and after-school setting. 
  • Responsible for assuring high standards of program quality and safety in accordance with YMCA safety and risk management policies and state childcare licensing regulations and requirements.
  • Supervise and interact with children positively and appropriately at all times.
  • Consistently enforce site rules and expectations using positive guidance techniques such as attention getters, clear communication, and consequences when appropriate.
  • Take initiative in facilitating engaging group activities such as arts and crafts, STEM, games, sports, etc.
  • Build relationships by using names and initiating conversations with all children, parents/guardians, staff, volunteers, and guests.
  • Gain critical experience in program creation and positive guidance techniques. 

Qualifications: 

  • 18 years of age or 17 years of age with DPI Certificate. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • CPR certification within 3 months of hire date.
  • Some child development courses preferred.
  • Human relation skills with the ability to relate to staff, volunteers, children, parents, and community members.
  • Knowledge of school-age children’s development.
  • Experience implementing programming for school-age children.

Hours and Locations:

  • Positions begin in September, Monday-Friday 6-25 hours a week.
  • Can work two shifts a day: 6:10-8:10 a.m. and 3:00-6:00 p.m. 
  • School Age Leaders will work on-site at elementary schools in the La Crosse, Onalaska, and Holmen areas. 

Click HERE to apply.

We have two Member Service Lead positions who are responsible for creating a friendly, helpful, positive atmosphere for all members in our facility. These are hourly positions working Monday – Friday as our opener from 4:30 am – 1:00 pm or 9:30 am – 6:00 pm at the Dahl Branch in La Crosse.

These are full-time year-round permanent positions. Full benefits package included which includes a free family Y membership, health/dental/life/STD/LTD, 12% retirement after 2 years of employment, PTO, holiday & birthday pay, wellness program, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as lead member services staff in all situations.
  • Greet all members and guests and address all member concerns.
  • Provide excellent customer service to members and guests.
  • Sign up new members, register for programs, give building tours, and more.

Key Qualifications:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in a customer service-oriented position
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Accurate money handling experience with a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Microsoft and Google Suite knowledge 

Click HERE to apply.

Make a difference in our members’ experiences by maintaining our building and property at the Houser branch in Onalaska. This is a full-time hourly position working Mon. – Fri. and includes a full benefits package including a free family Y membership, 100% discount on programs, discount on childcare, 12% retirement after 2 years of service, and many other great benefits. $18-$22/hour based on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Repair and perform maintenance on all equipment
  • Report, maintain, and preventative procedures for swimming pool including pumps, filters, motors, plumbing, and chemical balancing
  • Maintain exterior grounds including grass cutting, shrubs, and snow removal
  • Electrical & Lighting—preventative maintenance, maintain, repair or replace lighting as needed
  • Fire Alarms & Extinguishers—preventative and functional checks ensuring safe, operational systems and in compliance with state and local codes.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of advanced education in a related field or 4+ years experience in a related field
  • Carpentry Experience
  • Experience in an aquatic facility or pool operations
  • Technical skills in the areas of electrical, controls, pneumatics, plumbing, HVAC, and boiler operations
  • AFO/CPO Certifications a plus
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 

Click HERE to apply.

School Age Leaders are important role models having a huge impact on elementary students every day in our before and after school programs by providing opportunities for fun, physical activity, healthy eating, and building positive relationships. Join our Y team today and make an impact on our community! Free Y membership included!

Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and facilitate educational, social-emotional, and physical activities for 5-12-year-olds in a before and after-school setting. 
  • Responsible for assuring high standards of program quality and safety in accordance with YMCA safety and risk management policies and state childcare licensing regulations and requirements.
  • Supervise and interact with children positively and appropriately at all times.
  • Consistently enforce site rules and expectations using positive guidance techniques such as attention getters, clear communication, and consequences when appropriate.
  • Take initiative in facilitating engaging group activities such as arts and crafts, STEM, games, sports, etc.
  • Build relationships by using names and initiating conversations with all children, parents/guardians, staff, volunteers, and guests.
  • Gain critical experience in program creation and positive guidance techniques. 

Qualifications: 

  • 18 years of age or 17 years of age with DPI Certificate. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • CPR certification within 3 months of hire date.
  • Some child development courses preferred.
  • Human relation skills with the ability to relate to staff, volunteers, children, parents, and community members.
  • Knowledge of school-age children’s development.
  • Experience implementing programming for school-age children.

Hours and Locations:

  • Positions begin in September, Monday-Friday 6-25 hours a week.
  • Can work two shifts a day: 6:10-8:10 a.m. and 3:00-6:00 p.m. 
  • School Age Leaders will work on-site at elementary schools in the La Crosse, Onalaska, and Holmen areas. 

Click HERE to apply.

Are you passionate about fitness and helping others reach their goals? Join the Y staff team as an Active Older Adult Fitness Instructor! We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to teach Water Exercise, Chair Yoga, Basic Strength Training and other low-impact fitness classes. This is a part-time position working 2-10 hours per week depending on availability; ideal availability includes weekdays between 7am and 3pm. Free Y adult membership included, program discounts and free employee assistance program.

Key Qualifications:

  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
  • Group Fitness Instructor Certification, Personal Trainer Certification OR B.S. in Exercise Sports Science or related field (or in the process of completing)
  • Strong communication skills
  • No experience is necessary. Willing to mentor the right candidate

For more information contact Kylie Wiltgen, Fitness Director, [email protected]

Click HERE to apply.

Join our Adapted program as an adapted Aquatics Instructor and become part of an organization that supports our community in becoming a more inclusive society for all! Free Y membership included.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating Swim Lesson Curriculum
  • Providing behavior modification as needed
  • Enforce safety regulations
  • Applying appropriate policies and procedures
  • Set up and take down equipment

Qualifications:

  • Good social and communication skills working with youth and adults
  • YMCA Swim Instructor or American Red Cross W.S.I (preferred, not required)
  • First Aid and CPR Certifications (preferred, not required)
  • Swim team, swim instructor, OR lifeguarding experience required
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Specific Details:

  • This position is part-time 4-5 hours. All shifts are on the weekend.

Click HERE to apply.

Leads: $15.50/hr Assistants: $12.25/hr 

NEW – Up to $250 monthly bonus & up to $300 reimbursement to cover the cost of specific entry-level coursework

Be a part of an organization that families entrust every day to care for their preschool children and become part of a staff team that is committed and passionate about the Y’s mission and cause to strengthen the community. Join the Y’s Child Care Center Team. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Promote youth development through a hands-on learning environment
  • Provide children with opportunities to develop language, literacy, and math skills
  • Build relationships with families and the staff team

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in the Creative Curriculum 
  • Education & experience in Early Childhood (DPI Certificate)
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or willing to get within 3 months of hire

Hours:

  • Hiring for Fall Hours starting mid August: Monday – Friday: 3:30-6:00pm or 4-6:00pm

Click HERE to apply.

Be part of an organization that families trust every day to care for their children, ages birth to seven, in our drop-in program. We are seeking individuals that are committed and enthusiastic about teaching kids our values – caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Openings available at the R.W. Houser Family YMCA in Onalaska and the Dahl Family YMCA in La Crosse, WI. The available hours to work are listed below:

  • Monday through Friday:  7:50 am – 12:00 pm OR 3:50 pm – 7:00 pm

Primary Duties:

  • Promote youth development through a hands-on learning environment
  • Provide children with opportunities to develop early language and motor skills through age-appropriate play and activities
  • Build relationships with families and the staff team

Key Qualifications:

  • Genuine interest and appreciation for young children.
  • At least 1 year of past experience working with children infant to age 7.
  • Perform first aid functions when necessary according to infant/child procedures.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from participants, members, staff, administration, or the general public.   

Click HERE to apply.

Now seeking passionate competitive team coaches who will help promote teamwork, dedication, determination, and sportsmanship at our Onalaska YMCA Gymnastics Center. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create practice plans guided by the USA Gymnastics curriculum
  • Coach and spot gymnasts on skills on all 4 competitive events
  • Attend weekend competitions throughout the state of Wisconsin

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of competitive gymnastics
  • Passionate about working with youth ages 7-18 and helping them achieve goals
  • Ability to spot gymnasts and move equipment
  • Prior coaching experience is a plus

Click HERE to apply.

Are you passionate about fitness and helping others reach their goals? Join the Y staff team as a Fitness instructor! These are part-time positions working 2-12 hours per week depending on availability; all shifts are available; the hours preferred are between 5-7am, 8-10am, and 4-7pm.

Key Qualifications:

  • CPR, First Aid, AED Certification
  • Group Fitness Instructor Certification, Personal Trainer Certification, OR B.S. in Exercise Sports Science or related field (or in the process of completing)
  • Strong communication skills
  • No experience is necessary. Willing to mentor the right candidate

For more information contact Kylie Wiltgen, Fitness Director, [email protected]

Click HERE to apply.

Now seeking knowledgeable, positive, and community-minded dance instructors to teach recreational classes for our Introductory and Progressive Levels. Styles include ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and musical theatre. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program included.

Responsibilities:

  • Create age-appropriate lesson plans for weekly classes
  • Choreography for bi-annual recitals
  • Nurture and motivate youth ages 3-18 to realize their potential and achieve their goals
  • Build relationships with participants and families
  • Assess student progress and effectively communicate progress with families

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of studio dance training in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and/or musical theatre
  • Knowledge of dance terminology and technique
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to create a safe and fun environment for all

Specific Details:

  • Currently hiring for the 2022-2023 school year, starting in late August
  • Classes are offered at both the Dahl and Houser locations, with the majority of offerings held at the Houser branch in Onalaska
  • Morning, evening, and weekend classes available; 2-8 hours per week

Click HERE to apply.

Join our Y as our NEW Esports Coach and help youth excel at what they love by developing the social, strategic, and problem-solving skills necessary to grow into thriving young adults all in a safe, moderated, and inclusive environment. Come be a part of the fastest-growing trend for youth engagement. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create a safe and inclusive environment for all levels of ability to be successful
  • Communicate effectively
  • Act as a positive role model
  • Facilitate and oversee practice and competition events
  • Provide a safe & fun environment for youth

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Middle School and High school age groups
  • Familiar with gaming technology like gaming PC’s, Nintendo Switch, and apps like discord and twitch
  • Experience with Rocket League or Super Smash Bros

Specific Details:

  • Dahl Branch in La Crosse
  • Monday and Wednesday 5-7 pm or Tuesday and Thursday 5-7 pm
  • Free Y membership included

Click HERE to apply.

Do you enjoy cooking and preparing food for others and working in a positive environment? The Y’s childcare center in Onalaska is looking for a part-time Food Service Coordinator to help keep our children energized by feeding them nutritional food throughout their day at the Y’s childcare center. This position is Mon. – Fri. working 25-28 hours per week. Free Y adult membership included discounts for a family membership and program discounts. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare weekly snack and milk orders
  • Keep kitchen clean
  • Maintain temperature logs for milk cooler, refrigerator, and freezer
  • Wash dishes
  • Prep food, deliver food to classrooms, and clean-up
  • Light laundry 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Annually complete at least 4 hours of training in kitchen sanitation, food handling, and nutrition
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy being around children 

Click HERE to apply.

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. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • Instructors will develop relationship building, teaching, coaching, class management, and leadership skills

Qualifications:  

  • Passionate about working with kids
  • Ability to spot, lift, and coach children ages 18 months-15 years old
  • Prior gymnastics experience is a plus!

Open Positions Include: 

  • Shifts available include weeknights and weekend hours. 

Click HERE to apply.

Do you have an eye for detail and cleanliness and enjoy being around people? If so the Y is looking for you to join our Environmental Department. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform housekeeping duties as assigned to ensure the cleanliness of the facility
  • Collect, wash and dry towels used by members for cleaning exercise equipment
  • Set up and take down program events as needed

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, etc.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment
  • Ability to work on your feet for multiple hours at a time
  • Ability to move tables, chairs, etc., and lift up to 30 lbs.

Specific Details: Monday & Wednesday – 4/5:00pm to 10:00pm & Saturdays- 6:30am – 12:00pm.

Click HERE to apply.

Join an organization that believes in everyone regardless of ability level and join our team as an inclusion coach!

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and facilitate practices
  • Assisting volunteer buddies (volunteers)
  • Set up and take down equipment

Qualifications:

  • Motivating, positive, energetic, and creative
  • Possess sports knowledge
  • Experience in all aspects of working with individuals with disabilities

Specific Details:

  • This is a part-time position working evenings 6-8 hours per week all hours are evenings and weekends.

Click HERE to apply.

Do you have a passion for music? Help our members develop creative expression through music by joining the Y’s Arts and Humanities Team as a Piano, Guitar, or Ukulele teacher. These are part-time positions working 2-8 hours per week and have positions available at both Y locations.

Free adult Y membership included program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instruction of progressive lessons for students of varying abilities
  • Planning 30-minute lessons
  • Communicate with parents
  • Prepare students for an annual recital
  • Create a welcoming environment for students

Key Qualifications:

  • Accomplished background in music
  • Ability to organize lessons and inspire others
  • Organized and possess strong communication skills

Click HERE to apply.

The Y is looking for passionate instructors who want to help young athletes achieve their goals. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform excellent service to all members, staff, volunteers, and guests
  •  Build relationships by using names and initiating conversations with all members, staff, volunteers, and guests
  • Instruct, spot, and demonstrate parkour skills
  • Understand, support, and commit to the YMCA cause and our role in the community as a leader in Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility
  • Act as a positive role model while implementing YMCA character development and following the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Responsibility, and Respect

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience coaching or working with various age groups
  • Knowledge of parkour skills with the ability to demonstrate, spot, and modify progressions of those skills

Shifts:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and weekend openings for 2-4 hour shifts at the Onalaska Branch

Click HERE to apply.

This is a long-term part-time position with openings at the La Crosse and Onalaska branches and is open to female and male trainers. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

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 participants’ 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 clients’ attendance and payment history.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) nationally recognized Personal Training Certification such as NSCA, ACSM, NASM or ACE
  • Adult and child CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
  • YMCA Fitness Assessment Certification or experience in this area is a plus
  • Degree in exercise science, fitness, or related field is preferred 

Click HERE to apply.

Now seeking passionate, caring, organized, and positive soccer coaches for the Fall Developmental Soccer League season! Help kids develop their skill by teaching them the fundamentals of the game, while also having fun competing in games against other teams! Free Y adult membership included. 


Responsibilities: 

  • Provide quality sports instruction
  • Demonstrate techniques to participants
  • Lead your team’s practice once a week
  • Communicate effectively
  • Act as a role model while implementing the Y’s 4 core values

Qualifications: 

  • Passionate about working with kids
  • Ability to organize/lead a practice
  • Basic knowledge of soccer is a plus!

Specifics: 

  • Practices are one hour a week with games on Saturdays
  • Located at our Houser Y in Onalaska
  • Click HERE to apply

 

If you are passionate about developing youth through teamwork, competition, fun, and swimming join our team as a Swim Team Coach for our competitive youth swim team, The Wave. We are looking for coaches for our Junior Elite and Senior Groups (Middle & High School Levels). Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the important impact teaching a strong foundation of competitive strokes have on a swimmer’s career
  • Nurture and motivate youth to realize their potential and achieve their goals

Key Qualifications:

  • American Red Cross (or equivalent):
    • Lifeguard Certification
    • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification
    • Water Instructor Certification (preferred)  

Hours:

  • Mondays & Wednesday 5:00-8:00am – Onalaska Y
  • Monday & Wednesday -6:00-7:45pm – La Crosse Y
  • Friday – 4:15-6:00 pm – La Crosse Y
  • Saturday 11:0am-2:00pm – Onalaska Y

Click HERE to apply.

Are you passionate about fitness and helping others reach their goals? Join the Y staff team as a Fitness instructor! We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to teach Water Exercise. This is a part time position working 2-6 hours per week depending on availability;hours available include afternoon, evening and weekends. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Key Qualifications:

  • Lifeguard Certification, Group Fitness Instructor Certification, Personal Trainer Certification OR B.S. in Exercise Sports Science or related field (or in the process of completing)
  • Strong communication skills
  • No experience is necessary. Willing to mentor the right candidate

For more information contact Kylie Wiltgen, Fitness Director, [email protected]

Click HERE to apply.

 

Are you motivated to help people reach their health and wellness goals? If so, join our Wellness Center team. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:
• Enforce rules and guidelines for the Wellness Center
• Assist members in using equipment correctly
• Spot members while using equipment when necessary

Key Qualifications:
• Strong verbal communications skills
•A background in fitness, strength training, physical education,  recreation, or related field
• The ability to lift up to 50lbs

Hours:

  • Flexible and based on availability
  • La Crosse Hours: Thursdays: 8:55 am – 1 pm & Fridays: 4:50 am – 9:00 am

Click HERE to apply.

Are you passionate about fitness and helping others reach their goals? Join the Y staff team as a Yoga Instructor! We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to teach a variety of Yoga classes including but not limited to Vinyasa Flow, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga Sculpt/Strength, and Chair Yoga. This is a part-time position working 2-6 hours per week depending on availability. Free Y adult membership, program discounts, and free employee assistance program. 

Key Qualifications:

  • Nationally Accredited Yoga Certification
  • CPR, First Aid, AED Certification
  • Strong communication skills
  • No experience is necessary. Willing to mentor the right candidate

For more information contact Kylie Wiltgen, Fitness Director, [email protected]

Click HERE to apply.

 

You are here to keep our community youth safe and provide a fun environment when away from home. It can be a challenging job, but it’s worth it when you see the youth thriving and growing as young individuals! Join the Y as one of our Youth Leaders at our Community Youth Center in La Crosse and the Houser Y in Onalaska. Free Y adult membership, discount on program, and free employee assistance program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Mentor/model appropriate communication and interactions
  • Proactively engage in activities to build social and communicative skills
  • Re-direct youth/teens as needed & intervene appropriately as needed
  • Encourage youth/teen participation and interaction in activities/programs
  • Create a motivating environment
  • Foster relationships with and between youth/teens
  • Create a safe & fun environment

Qualifications:

  • High School/secondary education
  • Background and experience working with youth/teens
  • Excellent communication skills

Click HERE to apply.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Y is made up of people of all ages, from every walk of life, working side-by-side to strengthen communities. Together, we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.

DISCOVER OUR CULTURE

OUR PURPOSE

The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Working locally, we focus on supporting young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.

At the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, more than 600 staff members serve in a wide variety of positions within our two YMCA branches, at 17 off-site school-age child care programs, and our community teen center. We invite you to join us in this amazing work. Experience 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 CULTURE

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intention every day. 

We are welcoming and 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.

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The La Crosse Area Family YMCA is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.

If you need a paper copy of our application please stop by either one of our branches and ask the front desk or feel free to call or email the HR department.