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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you'll soon discover more than a job—you'll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members—of all ages and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth, improving our community's health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

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Open Positions

Toddler Lead Teacher

This position operates as part of the YMCA Child Care Center. Lead teachers will work in conjunction with child care management staff to provide a fun, interactive learning environment for all children.

Essential functions include:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate weekly lesson plans
  • Evaluates and maintains records on all children's progress
  • Supervise and engage with assigned groups of children
  • Supervise and assign tasks to assistant teachers and aides

Full-Time; Benefits Offered

College credits and experience required.

Contact Sara Peterson with questions, (320) 834 9622 or speterson@alexandriaymca.com. Please download and return employment application, resume and references to apply.

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Preschool Lead Teacher

This position operates as part of the YMCA Child Care Center. Lead teachers will work in conjunction with child care management staff to provide a fun, interactive learning environment for all children.

Essential functions include:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate weekly lesson plans
  • Evaluates and maintains records on all children's progress
  • Supervise and engage with assigned groups of children
  • Supervise and assign tasks to assistant teachers and aides

Full-Time; Benefits Offered

College credits and experience required.

Contact Sara Peterson with questions, (320) 834 9622 or speterson@alexandriaymca.com. Please download and return employment application, resume and references to apply.

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Assistant Teacher

This part-time position operates as part of the YMCA Child Care Department.

Required to have some level of post-secondary education, preferably in early childhood, and/or some experience in licensed early childhood facilities.

Under the direction of the Child Care Director and Lead Teacher, this individual will implement developmentally appropriate activities for an assigned group of children and assist the Lead Teacher as needed.

Contact Sara with questions, (320) 834 9622. Please download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Summer Day Camp Counselor

This seasonal part-time position operates as part of the Youth & Family Department.

Day Camp Counselors are responsible for the care of children in the YMCA Summer Day Camp Program at the facility, and off site. The role of our counselors and aides, are to supervise and engage children in activities that support and promote the mission of the Alexandria Area YMCA, in a safe and healthy environment.

This position requires excellent child care skills, and the ability to model YMCA core values.

See attached job description for more information.

Contact Cahil Collins with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download and return employment application to apply.

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Child Care Teacher

This part-time position operate as part of the YMCA Child Care Department; working Monday - Friday.

Teacher Position Requirements:

  • Required to have some level of post-secondary education, preferably in early childhood and experience in licensed child care facilities and/or schools.

Under the direction of the Child Care Director, this individual will implement developmentally appropriate activities for an assigned group of children and carryout duties as assigned.

Contact Sara with questions, (320) 834-9622. Please download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Building Supervisor

This part-time position operates as part of the Membership & Marketing Department.

This position will begin in the summer/fall and the individual must be available to open/close the YMCA Fridays - Sundays (weekends only). Background in customer service, supervisory/management communication and human relations skills of any kind are beneficial.

This person is responsible for the safety of all members, guests and staff in the YMCA facility. The Building Supervisor is an ambassador for the YMCA and should ensure high standards of customer service. The building supervisor should be someone who is never tardy and always prepared to deliver excellent customer service to all members and program participants. This position requires excellent customer service, communication and human relations skills, and responsibility.

Contact Jackie with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Evening Housekeeping

This part-time positon operates as part of the Buildings and Grounds Department.

Now offering competitive wages and flexible rotating evening schedules.

Shifts offered seven days per week, lengths may vary to be flexible with daytime or evening work hours.

Background in housekeeping, cleaning or maintenance of any kind are beneficial.

Cleaning staff will provide general cleaning and up-keep of all program areas, childcare center, locker rooms, gymnasium, aquatics center, wellness center, office areas, restrooms and other duties as assigned.  

Contact Troy Pauly with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Weekend Housekeeping

This part-time positon operates as part of the Buildings and Grounds Department.

Now offering competitive wages and flexible rotating evening schedules.

Shifts offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, lengths may vary to be flexible with daytime or evening work hours.

Background in housekeeping, cleaning or maintenance of any kind are beneficial.

Cleaning staff will provide general cleaning and up-keep of all program areas, childcare center, locker rooms, gymnasium, aquatics center, wellness center, office areas, restrooms and other duties as assigned.  

Contact Troy Pauly with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Lifeguard

This part time position operates as part of the Aquatics Department.

The Lifeguard will provide direct supervision of the pool and provide a quality experience to children and parents. Rules will be enforced in a polite, courteous, fair and consistent manner. Focus will be on safety and the YMCA's core values.

Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Certification is required.

Contact Cahil Collins with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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Swim Instructor

This part-time position operates as part of the Aquatics Department.

The Swim Instructor will build effective, authentic relationships with students and parents while instructing swimming lessons in accordance with the YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly. All YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures will be followed.

Swim Instructor certification will be provided upon hire.

Contact Cahil Collins with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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