YMCA OF PUEBLO

Careers

Our team at the Pueblo Y embodies the YMCA core vales of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsiblity. Does that sound like you? Maybe a career at the Pueblo Y is for you!

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  

 


Open Positions:

YMCA Job Description

Job Title: Program Director – Aquatics                     

FLSA Status: Non - Exempt                                       

Reports to: Vice President                                         

                                                                                                                                

POSITION SUMMARY:

Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed.  Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  4. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  5. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  6. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and coordinates with outside groups and develops partnerships.
  7. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  8. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  9. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  10. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to
    all member and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
  11. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in program.  Keep accurate records for insurance purposes such as Quick Checks.
  12. Maintains computer files and programs in the DAXKO system.
  13. Provides support to the annual Community Support Campaign.
  14. Ensures upkeep of related facilities and equipment.
  15. Attends staff meetings and trainings required.  Maintains current certifications.
  16. Provides and maintains community impact report, seasonal reports and annual report. 
  17. Provides support to the annual Corporate Cup events.
  18. Develops yearly strategic plan in order to implement new and progressive programming, signature programs and operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. Lifeguard trainer, Swim Instructor trainer with CPO certification, or Aquatics Facility Operator preferred.
  3. One to two years related experience preferred; for example, as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor.
  4. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

EFFECTS ON END RESULTS:

This position ensures that all Aquatic programs function at maximum efficiency to support the objectives of the YMCA.  It directs the Aquatic programs to ensure quality, progression, growth and financial soundness. This position is primarily concerned with building long-term relationships with members and guests.  This YMCA is viewed as a resource to meet our mission and goals.  A primary goal is to build a community of healthy, connected and engaged families and individuals.

 

SALARY:  $30,000 - $34,000 based on experience

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Evening Cycling Instructor                                         

Entry Requirements:

Nationally reconized cycling certification 

Completed Foundations of Group Exercise certification;

OR Current nationally recognized certification such as ACSM, ACE or AFAA in the area of group fitness and will obtain necessary YMCA Health & Well-Being certifications within 6 months of employment;

Current CPR/PR, AED, and First Aid certifications (CPR/PR, AED must be renewed annually);

Experience as a fitness class participant or 4 weeks team-teaching a group fitness class;

General knowledge of fitness principles and training adaptations including basic anatomy and physiology; and

Must be 18 years of age or older

Job Requirements:

Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to staff, lay leaders, YMCA members, program participants and the general public. 

Communication, listening, and organizational skills

Accumulate 15 continuing education credits for each 3-year period to maintain current Foundations of YMCA Group Exercise

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Physically fit in order to demonstrate all phases of aerobic exercises

Must be able to hear and follow the beat of the music and follow 32-count phrasing

Visual ability to observe class participants during workout

Must be able to vocalize cues and use equipment properly

Must be able to communicate with staff and participants

Ability to teach and train all participant levels

Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid effectively

Job Segments:

  • Lead fitness classes following YMCA Instructor Guidelines, Protocols, and Visions of Excellence
  • Record and maintain attendance records
  • Set up facility or equipment, store equipment, and secure facility upon completion of class
  • Prepare progressive exercise plans
  • Secure qualified substitute instructor when needed
  • Report injuries and complete required forms
  • Support and follow YMCA policies and decisions and answer member questions about the YMCA and its programs and fitness related questions
  • Attend staff meetings

Provide music that meets YMCA standards  

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Lifeguard

General Function:  To ensure the safety of all aquatic participants in and around the pool area in a positive educational manner.    The lifeguard’s role is to build and maintain relationships with parents and participants, in a welcoming, safe and educating manner.  As a lifeguard you will help people stay safe and fun while developing the skills and relationships they need to be healthy, confident and connected

Know How: 

  • Current Y-Lifeguarding, American Red Cross or Ellis Lifeguard certification
  • Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, O2 and First Aid Certification
  • Proficient in swimming and safety skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Must promote and demonstrate caring, honesty, respect and responsibility to staff, volunteers, YMCA members, program participants & general public. 
  • Ability to relate with pool patrons in a positive manner
  • Must be professional, alert, courteous and tactful
  • Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers.  Physically and mentally be able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid effectively.  Physical mobility to properly use aquatic equipment to rescue a 200 lb. person.  Physically able to see, hear, and communicate clearly.  Able to read, write and perform basic math to co complete daily chemical logs and daily reporting information.

Principle Activities:

  • Act as a primary responder and/or secondary responder in case of injury, accident or illness and be knowledgeable of emergency procedures.
  • Perform maintenance duties which include but are not limited to insertion and extraction of lily pads, pool cleanups, scrubbing deck, windows, any pool cleanups and aluminum clean up.
  • Promote teamwork and collaboration with all lifeguards, water fitness instructors and swim lesson instructors.
  • Ensure pool facility and aquatics department follows established guidelines as set forth by the YMCA of Pueblo and the YMCA of the USA.
  • Help with promotion of all aquatic programs and information about the Y..
  • Administer daily record keeping system for pool usage, chemical levels, water and air temperatures, inventory, safety checks and participation numbers.
  • Participate in bimonthly in-service training for lifeguards  

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum age of 15 years.  

Must have Current LG/CPR/AED/FA/EO certifications 

Attend program planning, staff, and training meetings. 

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Swim  Instructor

General Function:  To instructor and coordinate swim lessons to the best of your ability and training, as well as ensure the safety of all aquatic swim lesson participants in and around the pool area and help maintain a safe, clean pool environment.  To build and maintain relationships with parents, participants and staff through a quality and enriched Aquatic Program.

Know How: 

  • Current American Red Cross WSI or YSI certification will be required
  • Previous Swim Lesson Instructor training
  • Current YMCA, American Red Cross or Ellis Lifeguard certification
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Proficient in Swimming and safety skills
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect and responsibility to staff, volunteers, YMCA members, program participants and general public. 
  • Ability to relate with pool patrons in a positive manner
  • Must be professional, alert, courteous and tactful

Principle Activities:

  • Act as the primary swim instructor for 6 to 8 children in your given class.
  • Organizing, instructing and owning the swim lesson classes that you are assigned to.  Completing lessons plans, calling parents, keeping attendance etc.
  • Promote teamwork and collaboration with all lifeguards, water fitness instructors and swim lesson instructors and other YMCA staff.
  • Communicate weekly with Swim Lessons manager on swim lessons progress, attendance, comments, etc.
  • Ensure class safety and collaborate with parents in understanding flow of class and policy and procedures.
  • Help with promotion of all aquatic programs.
  • Participate in monthly training for instructors.

Effect on End Results: 

  • Maintain and improve quality of swim lesson programs.
  • Complete lesson plans, and conduct lessons in a safe and productive way.
  • Facilitate relationship building with/between program participants and their families that leads to stronger family relationships and increased support and involvement in YMCA programs. ​

Child Watch Attendant 

Hours: Part Time, < 25 hours per week

Reports to: Director – Child Development Director 

GENERAL FUNCTION: To provide leadership and supervision of the children in our Child Watch program according to the policies and 

procedures of the YMCA of Pueblo.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum age of 18 years.  

 Current CPR and First Aid certifications.  

 High School Diploma or equivalent. 

Attend program planning, staff, and training meetings. 

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES: 

Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to staff, lay leaders, YMCA members, program participants and the 

general public.  

Skill in organizing and executing age appropriate activities for children.

Desire to work with children.

Ability to be a positive role model.

Display emotional maturity and stability.

Ability to enforce ChildWatch policies.

Greet parents and children and communicate ChildWatch policies and guidelines

Change diapers as needed.

Supervise and participate with children during all large and small group activities.

Provide discipline for children that is age appropriate and maintains respect for the child.

Possess a working knowledge of safety and emergency procedures and be able to exercise sound judgement, and 

report any unsafe conditions to supervisor immediately.

Demonstrate proper care and storage of equipment and supplies.

Communicate effectively and exhibit a professional attitude with all other staff, parents, and children.

Primary Responder for all accidents and incidents.

Complete routine and required forms to include, but not limited to: attendance records, observation records, 

incident and injury reports.

Assist with the cleaning of toys and environment as directed by supervisor

EFFECTS ON END RESULTS:

The Child Watch Attendant is responsible for the communication, safety and wellbeing, delivery and presentation 

of all activities associated with our children in Child Watch.   This position is primarily concerned with giving 

exemplary service to participants and representing the Pueblo YMCA in a positive fashion under any circumstance.   

This YMCA is viewed as a resource to meet our mission and goals.  A primary goal is to build a healthy 

community of engaged families and individuals.


Extended Care Group Leader

Hours:              Part Time, < 25 hours per week

Reports to:       Director – Child Development Director

GENERAL FUNCTION:

To give leadership, direction, and supervision to children in temporary child care for preschool age children of YMCA members. Provide programmed activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum age of 18 years. 

 Current CPR and First Aid certifications.  

 High School Diploma or equivalent.

Attend program planning, staff, and training meetings.

 High school diploma or equivalent. 

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating       caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to staff, lay leaders, YMCA members, program participants and the general public. 

Skill in organizing and executing age appropriate activities for children.

Desire to work with children.

Ability to be a positive role model.

Display emotional maturity and stability.

Ability to enforce YMCA policies and adhere to all licensing requirements and procedures.

Change diapers as needed.

Supervise and participate with children during all large and small group activities.

Provide discipline for children that is age appropriate and maintains respect for the child.

Possess a working knowledge of safety and emergency procedures and be able to exercise sound judgement, and report any unsafe conditions to supervisor immediately.

Demonstrate proper care and storage of equipment and supplies.

Communicate effectively and exhibit a professional attitude with all other staff, parents, and children.

Primary Responder for all accidents and incidents.

Complete routine and required forms to include, but not limited to: attendance records, observation records, incident and injury reports.

Assist with the cleaning of toys and environment as directed by supervisor

EFFECTS ON END RESULTS:

The Extended Care Group Leader is responsible for the communication, safety and wellbeing, delivery and presentation of all activities associated with our children in Extended Care.   This position is primarily concerned with giving exemplary service to participants and representing the Pueblo YMCA in a positive fashion under any circumstance.   This YMCA is viewed as a resource to meet our mission and goals.  A primary goal is to build a healthy community of engaged families and individuals.


Youth Sports Official

GENERAL FUNCTION: The Sports Official responsibilities surround assisting the Sports Director in administering sport related activities/programs for the YMCA. The staff member must be able to organize various sports related activities and adequately communicate with members regarding sports programs. The ability to relay the core values of the YMCA to participants is essential along with maintaining standards of safety. The position requires that the staff member  report to the Sports Director and assist him/her in various endeavors, including but not limited to supervising practices, setting up for competitions, preparing for various leagues, and maintaining and organizing  equipment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have reasonable knowledge of various youth sports including but not limited soccer, basketball, volleyball, and flag football with an emphasis on the rules specific to the Pueblo YMCA Youth Sports League. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The support staff employee must possess the competence and confidence to supervise a safe environment for members and participants who are involved with YMCA sports. They must be responsible and have the ability to cooperate and work with other YMCA staff members. He/she must demonstrate problem solving skills and have an understanding of the organizational elements for various sports programs. The monitor should also have a base knowledge with regards to rules and skills necessary to play the major YMCA sports.  First aid and CPR/AED certification as well as blood borne pathogen and child abuse prevention trainings are required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum age of 18 years. 

 Current CPR and First Aid certifications.  

Attend program planning, staff, and training meetings.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

Build relationships, while following the YMCA mission when organizing youth sport activities.

Take direction from the Sports Director.

Ensure on and offsite facilities are set up before competitions, and equipment is stored properly.

Ensure the sports equipment is maintained and accounted for.

Report all injuries and or anomalies to either the Sports Director or the manger on duty.

Follow all YMCA safety and personnel policies.

Assist in finding and managing volunteers (coaches, officials, etc.).

Communicating ideas (verbally/written) to all staff about Youth Sports.

Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, etc).

Assisting with marketing in the Sports Department.

Assist with uniform orders and medal count.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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 essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; run; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

EFFECTS ON END RESULTS:

This position ensures that the sports programs function at maximum efficiency to support the objectives of the YMCA.  It directs the sports program to ensure quality, progression, growth and financial soundness.  This position is primarily concerned with building long-term relationships with members and guests.  This YMCA is viewed as a resource to meet our mission and goals.  A primary goal is to build a community of healthy, connected and engaged families and individuals.


Group Exercise Instructor I, II, & III (depends on experience)                                          

Reports To:     Health & Wellness Director                                            

General Function:       Conduct general fitness classes.

Entry Requirements:

Completed YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles certification;

Completed Foundations of Group Exercise certification;

OR Current nationally recognized certification such as ACSM, ACE or AFAA in the area of group fitness and will obtain necessary YMCA Health & Well-Being certifications within 6 months of employment;

Current CPR/PR, AED, and First Aid certifications (CPR/PR, AED must be renewed annually);

Experience as a fitness class participant or 4 weeks team-teaching a group fitness class;

General knowledge of fitness principles and training adaptations including basic anatomy and physiology; and

Must be 18 years of age or older

Job Requirements:

Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to staff, lay leaders, YMCA members, program participants and the general public. 

Communication, listening, and organizational skills

Accumulate 15 continuing education credits for each 3-year period to maintain current Foundations of YMCA Group Exercise

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Physically fit in order to demonstrate all phases of aerobic exercises

Must be able to hear and follow the beat of the music and follow 32-count phrasing

Visual ability to observe class participants during workout

Must be able to vocalize cues and use equipment properly

Must be able to communicate with staff and participants

Ability to teach and train all participant levels

Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid effectively

Job Segments:

  • Lead fitness classes following YMCA Instructor Guidelines, Protocols, and Visions of Excellence
  • Record and maintain attendance records
  • Set up facility or equipment, store equipment, and secure facility upon completion of class
  • Prepare progressive exercise plans
  • Secure qualified substitute instructor when needed
  • Report injuries and complete required forms
  • Support and follow YMCA policies and decisions and answer member questions about the YMCA and its programs and fitness related questions
  • Attend staff meetings

Provide music that meets YMCA standards         


Youth and Family Programs Attendant

Part time:  Weekday evenings and weekends

GENERAL FUNCTION:

To direct participants, communicate policies, provide leadership and guidance to groups renting YMCA facilities for the use of parties or other events. Responsible for satisfaction, welfare and safety of the participants and the cleanliness of the facility.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum age of 18 years
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in leading youth recreational activities
  • Must possess a cooperative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect and responsibility to staff, lay leaders, YMCA members, program participants and the general public
  • Requires, but is not limited to, working Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Attend program planning, staff, and training meetings
  • Skill in scheduling, organizing, and executing age appropriate activities for children

CHILD DEVELOPMENT:

  • Be a role model for & develop positive meaningful relationships with youth
  • Provide children with the opportunities to make new friends and learn new activities
  • Be concerned with youth development & growth
  • Be aware of health and safety concerns of youth
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success
  • Ensure that each and every participant is included in the group
  • Ensure that the YMCA is a positive and memorable experience for every participant
  • Never leave children unsupervised
  • Facilitate values based lessons before each program
  • Teach values based programming while maintaining an inclusive environment

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Develop of promotional material and guideline
  • Understand rental schedules (books and computer)
  • Confirm party dates and times
  • Plan and Facilitate programs and activities
  • Coordinate activities with YMCA staff in various departments
  • Greet and direct groups while in the facility
  • Supervise, interact and participate with children and adults during all group activities
  • Track and report accurate statistics within programming area
  • Maintain inventory and handle purchasing and distribution of all party supplies
  • Advise Manager on Duty of facility, staff or participant concerns or needs
  • Able to follow proper emergency procedures and complete Injury Reports
  • Assist with marketing and program development

EFFECTS ON END RESULTS:

The Youth and Family attendant is responsible for the communication, delivery and presentation of special events and Youth and Family programs. This position is primarily concerned with giving exemplary service to participants and representing the Pueblo YMCA in a positive fashion under any circumstance. Children’s lives will be enriched with new experiences, new skills and new friends. Children will learn and live by the YMCA’s core values. Children will develop leadership and social skills. The YMCA programs will be viewed by parents as the best programs for their children. This YMCA is viewed as a resource to meet our mission and goals. A primary goal is to build a healthy community of engaged families and individuals.


 

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