CAREERS

THE Y AS A CAREER

A career at the Y is anything but ordinary. Joining us means you’re not just signing up for a paycheck—you’re embracing a mission. When you go into work every day, you’ll know you’re helping make Central Indiana a better, healthier place for all.

Of course, there are plenty of other benefits, too. As a Y employee you’ll enjoy free facility access and child care, professional development, as well as excellent health care and benefits for our full-time positions. Plus, you’ll be working for a large organization with name-recognition and history.

You must hold required certification for any job position that requires a certification within 30 days.

Please click the links below to access our current open positions:

Anderson Branch

Front Desk Receptionist:

The Anderson YMCA is looking for reliable, responsible, and outgoing candidates to join our team. Job description includes: touring our facility for membership, registering members, and checking them into the facility correctly, answering phone calls and directing them to the appropriate staff, basic cleaning duties, and greeting members as soon as they walk through the door. Must have high communication and social skills.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

Membership Specialist

The Anderson YMCA is looking for reliable, responsible, and outgoing candidates to join our team. Job description includes: Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of the lobby area.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

Before & Afterschool Site Staff

This opening is for a Before and Afterschool Site Staff for the YMCA Before & Afterschool Program. This position takes place offsite (At school site) and will be under the direction of the Site Lead. Shifts are 6:30-9am or 2:45pm-6pm with the option of 1 to 5 days per week. This position has the option of 6 – 30 hours per week. Before and Afterschool site staff are responsible for implementing Association policies and procedures by supervising youth and implementing the Before & Afterschool curriculum provided by the Youth Development Director.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

Ivy Tech site Staff

Position Summary: Childcare is open from 8 am-5 pm Monday-Thursday.

The person selected for this position will be responsible for providing an appropriately safe, caring, and enriching environment for the children enrolled in the Ivy tech daycare. Teachers are responsible for conducting themselves in an appropriate manner, setting an example for children, parents, and coworkers by reflecting the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Adhere to policies as stated in the YMCA Childcare Policies and Procedures Manual and in subsequent YMCA training and meetings

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

Camp Coordinator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist the Youth Development Director in staff hiring/training, program development, and ensuring all program needs are met for the following summer.
  • Will be given a primary oversight of one of the camp’s activity program areas.

Responsibilities include: staff training for that particular area, providing lesson plans, and making sure supplies/equipment are up to standard.

  • Will be given the responsibility for a summer camp program working with a specific age group. Responsible for the specific age group in the following: programming, staff management, and overall camper experience.
  • Caring, compassionate and accountable to anyone that we serve. We strive to put the needs of others before our own. We strive to do what is best for the individual and the community.
  • Maintain the health and safety of campers, members, and participants. Assist the campers, members, and participants as they increase their understanding of their natural and social environments.
  • Guide and direct campers, members, and participants toward their potential by creating a loving and supportive environment.
  • Actively participate in teaching and assisting in activities.
  • Provide program leadership by being prepared at all times to teach a variety of camp activities.
  • Be flexible and assist in any and all areas as needed and directed.
  • Creating Schedules for staff
  • Creating weekly camp themes

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

Summer Camp Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY: The person selected for this position will be under the direct supervision of the Childcare Director and Camp Coordinator and will be responsible for providing an appropriately safe, caring, and enriching environment for the children enrolled in the YMCA Camp program. Counselors are responsible for conducting themselves in an appropriate manner, and setting an example for children, parents, and co-workers by reflecting the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Counselors are responsible for complying with all YMCA Childcare Policies and Procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & JOB DUTIES: KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Adhere to policies as stated in the YMCA Childcare Policies and Procedures Manual and in subsequent YMCA training and meetings

 Attend staff meetings and trainings as they arise

 Work in a team environment and encourage open communication regarding concerns/issues with children, parents or co-workers.

 Communicate with the Childcare Director, Camp Counselors, Team Leads and Camp Coordinator as needed

 Keep a consistent headcount on all children present; communicate changes with all other staff

 Assist in maintaining clean-up schedules; including janitorial duties necessary to maintain the cleanliness of the facility

 Maintain accurate documentation of attendance, absences and emergency information on each child

 Comply with all emergency procedures appropriate to the site and in conformity with procedures adopted by emergency service authorities to ensure the safety of the children and staff

 Maintain all supplies, equipment, and materials; inform the Camp Coordinator or Childcare Director when new/additional supplies are needed

 Ensure that all staff and children are respectful of YMCA property; ensure all school rules are followed

RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN INTERACTING WITH CHILDREN:

 Consistently demonstrate positive interaction with all children

 Express clear expectations and hold children accountable for adhering to them

 Consistently demonstrate and reinforce the values of caring, respect, honesty, and responsibility

RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN INTERACTING WITH PARENTS:

 Positively ID parents before releasing children (picture ID necessary until you can personally identify them)

 Introduce yourself to parents and communicate with them regularly regarding program information: schedule changes, and permission slips

 Communicate on a daily basis regarding the behavior of their children positive and negative (make sure to have parents review and sign corrective behavior reports)

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

Camp Team Lead

Job Description:

  • Contribute to planning and implementation of the daily program in accordance with YMCA policies
  • Implement lesson plans in areas of outdoor education, arts & crafts, cooking, sports or recreational games, drama, singing, team building and science
  • Create an age-appropriate learning environment, which allows for and fosters creativity and individuality in the campers
  • Provide constant supervision of assigned campers at all times
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all campers in the group and the entire camp
  • Maintain a positive and responsive relationship with staff, campers and parents
  • Encourage positive social skills and appropriate behavior by example
  • Overseeing Camp Counselors
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of experience working with children preferred
  • Ability to lead campers in at least 2 of the following areas: recreational games, drama, crafts, outdoor education, songs, sports, aquatics, team building or science
  • Ability to supervise and interact with campers
  • The physical ability to lead in group activities and to perform related physical skills
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Ability to adequately observe participant activities, enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time and repetitive hand motion is required
  • CPR/AED and First Aid preferred, must include both Adult & Infant/Child. If not qualified, must be able to be qualified within 30 days of your hire date.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Anderson YMCA.

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Elwood Branch

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Alexandria Branch

Childcare Teacher

Job Description: The Alexandria YMCA is looking for a Childcare teacher. We have flexible hours Monday-Friday, the shifts being either 6:30a.m-12:30p.m. or 12:30p.m.-6:30p.m. Teachers help manage children that are present during their assigned shift. They will be caring for children ages 18 months to 6 years old. Manages arts and crafts, basic cleaning throughout the day, lunches, naptime, and just the basic needs of childcare.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Alexandria YMCA.

Childcare Team Lead

Job Description: The Alexandria YMCA is looking for A.M. and P.M. Team leads. They will work set hours Monday-Friday, the shifts being either 6:30a.m-12:30p.m. or 12:30p.m-6:30p.m. Must be 18 or older. They will be supervising staff and daily activities, while helping manage children that are present during their assigned shift. Children ages 18 months - 6 years old. Helps with day-to-day tasks, assigned to them by the Head Coordinator.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Alexandria YMCA.

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Pendleton Branch

Morning Early Learning Teacher: Starting at $10.00

The Pendleton YMCA is looking for childcare specialists to join us for our Early Learning Childcare Facility. You will be working with children ages 2-6. You will be assisting with Early Learning Development, assisting children in enriching activities, and helping children and staff with basic childcare duties, and following daily tasks assigned to you. This position requires you to be good with small children. This position also requires you to be social and work well in a high-stress environment. YMCA employees receive a free personal membership and a discount on any programs through the Madison County YMCA.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Pendleton YMCA Early Learning Childcare Facility.

Morning Early Learning Front Desk Reseptionist: Starting at $10.00

The Pendleton YMCA is looking for reliable, responsible, and outgoing candidates to join our team.

This position is for a Front Desk Receptionist for one of our childcare locations. We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, and organized individual. You will be answering phones calls, emails, helping with registration, giving tours of our facility to parents, checking children in/out, helping children on and off the bus, filing paperwork, and other office duties. This position is at a childcare location so you must be good with children and parents. Must have high communication and social skills. Each staff member is given a free personal membership (can receive a discounted family membership instead) and reduced rates for programs.

Apply Here or turn in our Employment Application to the Pendleton YMCA Early Learning Childcare Facility.

     

Apply Today!

Click the link below to access our employment application. All application submissions may be scanned to Mark Springer at Mspringer@ymcamadco.org or returned to the YMCA front desk.  Please attach a resume if applicable.

Employment Application.pdf

Employee Background Check Authorization.pdf