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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 Watch Coordinator

This part-time position operates as part of the YMCA membership department. Background in child development, education or child care skills of any kind, and supervisory experience are beneficial.

The child watch coordinator will be responsible for implementing all program activities in Child Watch, including hiring, training, scheduling and directing staff; assisting with day-to-day operations, ensuring child watch is fully staffed to meet appropriate staff-to-child ratios, and facilitating a positive program environment that contributes to member engagement.


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

Application deadline: November 30, 2018.

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Certified Food Manager

This full-time position operates as a part of the Alexandria Area YMCA Child Care Center.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Prepare and serve required meals on-site.
  • Facilitate the service of catered lunch-time meals.
  • Order and purchase food and supplies necessary to operate efficiently and effectively.
  • Perform the necessary cleaning and sanitizing duties of kitchen supplies and work areas.
  • Work within the parameters given for food service/quantity/components/documentation as stated by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
  • Create and update a 4-8 week cycle for breakfast and snack following licensing guidelines.

Hours: 7:30 - 4:00 pm

Full-Time Benefits Offered

Background in food services of any kind are beneficial.

Contact Sara Peterson with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete and return employment application or send resume to apply.

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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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Daytime Front Desk Staff

This part-time position operates as part of the Membership Department. Currently seeking applicants with weekday daytime availability.

Front Desk Staff are required to ensure the overall delivery of excellent customer service to all members, guests and their families. This position requires excellent customer service, communication and human relations skills.

Background in customer services of any kind is beneficial.

Contact Jackie Peters with questions, (320) 834 9622. Download, complete 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 - 9:30 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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Child Watch Aide

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

Currently seeking applicants with weekday availability from 4 pm - 7 pm; also with occasional weekend availability from 8 am - 11 am.

Background or experience in child care, education or child services of any kind are beneficial.

YMCA Child Watch is nursery service for YMCA youth members while parents attend a group fitness class, swim, or take a walk with a friend while our experienced caregivers care for their children.

Child Watch services are available for children 6 weeks to 7 years old.

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 Jackie Peters 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, but can be provided upon hire.

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

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YMCA Child Care, Lead Toddler 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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