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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

Child Care Coordinator

This full-time exempt position operates as part of the YMCA Child Care Department at the Knute Nelson location.

Under the direction of the YMCA Child Care Director, the Child Care Coordinator assists with the overall operations of the child care center and provides quality experiences for children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education and formal child care experience is required
  • Three or more years of formal child care experience is preferred, but not required
  • Supervisory experience is preferred 
  • Minimum age of 18 and must meet the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Rule 3 teacher qualifications
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Passion for working with children

Individual must be energetic, friendly, demonstrate a positive attitude and have strong verbal and written communication skills to positively interact with a variety of people.

To apply, send resumes and references to Sara Peterson, Child Care Director, 110 Karl Drive, Alexandria, MN 56308, or speterson@alexandriaymca.com

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YMCA Child Care, Teacher's Aide

This position operates as part of the YMCA Child Care Department. Background in child development, education or child care skills of any kind are beneficial.

Under the direction of the Child Care Director and Lead Teacher, the Aide 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. Download, complete and return employment application to apply.

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YMCA Child Care, Assistant Teacher

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

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 the 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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Evening Wellness Coach

This part-time position operates as part of the Health & Wellness Department.

Under the direction of the Wellness Coordinator, a Wellness Coach oversees the entire wellness of, and provides orientations to YMCA members.

Wellness Coaches must be energetic, dedicated to the safety and individual needs of members, and demonstrate the YMCA core values. This individual must have the flexibility and physical endurance to demonstrate all pieces of cardiovascular and strength equipment.

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

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Evening Housekeeping

This part time position operates as part of the Building and Grounds Department.

Job Summary
Cleaning, sanitizing, wet and dust mopping, scrubbing, polishing, trash removal and supply stocking, in locker room facilities, restroom facilities, group fitness studios, hallways and gymnasiums. Additional duties may include vacuuming, window washing, meeting set up, trash removal and other related general cleaning responsibilities.

Currently seeking applicants with afternoon, and evening availability, from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm. Shift lengths may vary to be flexible with daytime work hours.

Background in housekeeping or cleaning of any kind are beneficial.

Contact Jackie 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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Personal Trainer

This part-time position operates as part of the Health & Wellness Department.

Under the direction of the Wellness Coordinator, personal trainers instruct and train individual member clients; provide excellent service to clients and potential clients in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment. 

Nationally recognized Personal Training certification is required prior to hire; may include, but is not limited to: (ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM); post-secondary education preferred, but not required.

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

Interested in becoming a Certified Personal Trainer? Find & Register for NETA Workshops here: https://fitness.netafit.org/schedule/index.cfm

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