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Employment Opportunities 

 

HOW TO APPLY - It's Easy!

  • Visit the YMCA In-person
  • Send your Resume and desired position you would like to submit it towards. This can be given to Heather Arpke, harpke@sheboygancountyymca.org
  • Complete our Fillable PDF of our Job Application form in the link below. The file will automatically download to your computer, which then all the fillable features will work! After completing the application form, you may email it to Heather Arpke, at harpke@sheboygancountyymca.org, or there is a clickable button which will automatically attach your completed application form to your default email. When completing the file, we recommend using a computer or desktop computer. 
  • To Apply for or view an open Camp Y-Koda position please visit the Camp Y-Koda Website

Assistant/ Lead Childcare Teacher

Category

1- Full-Time Position 2-Part-Time Positions

Wage

$11.00/Hour

Location

Sheboygan Falls YMCA

Schedule

Monday - Friday 8 Hour Day Shifts

Job Description

Under the direction of the Child Care Director, this position is responsible for the supervision of the children in the center 0 -13 years of age. Assist with educational, recreational, nutritional, and disciplinary components of the program. Maintain a safe, healthy, non-threatening, and positive environment. Interact with children at their level, maintain required records, and perform opening and closing procedures.

Essential Functions
  • Guide children’s behavior in a positive and supporting manner leading to increased independence.
  • Plan, schedule, implement, and supervise the daily program of appropriate developmental experiences for a classroom group of children that meets our center policies as well as state and Youngstar guidelines.
  • Provides care and protection for assigned children and maintains state required ratios.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning and in imaginative play.
  • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Observe and evaluate children’s performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Ensure necessary documentation is complete such as daily sheets, meal counts, sign in/out sheets, accident reports, lesson plans, etc.
  • Keep all areas of the center clean and sanitary to maintain infection control and orderly, pleasant surroundings.
  • Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, conferences, workshops, and other career development and professional activities.
  • Meets yearly continuing education requirements.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary classroom for children to thrive.
  • Maintains good attendance and is flexible to work within the hours of operation.
  • Provides quality customer service to children and parents, greeting them by name when they enter and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Incorporate new methods or policies into existing practice.
  • Follow written and oral instructions.
Physical Requirements
  • Moves intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to sit, stand, squat, bend, twist, walk, push, pull, and move at a fast pace.
Special Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Previous experience working with children preferred.
  • Must have patience, understanding, and enjoy working with children.
  • Certification from WI Early Childhood professional recognition, First Aid, and CPR/AED required (will train if necessary).
  • Must complete and pass a background check.
  • Must complete and pass a pre-employment physical and TB test.

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Building Supervisor

Category

Part-time

Wage

$10.00/Hour

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Nights & Weekends

The Y Building Supervisor is the “manager on duty” when working. This includes: customer service, crisis/emergency management, supervision of facility, assisting with services, and light maintenance.

Must be 21 to apply

Training available: CPR/FA/AED

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Child Watch Care Giver

Category

Part-Time

Wage

$8.50/Hour

Location

Sheboygan YMCA & Sheboygan Falls YMCA

Schedule

Various Hours; Mornings & Early Evenings

Job Description

Supervise & care for children ages infant to 8 years old. Engage children in age appropriate activities, maintain safe, healthy, pleasant environment for kids.

Qualifications
  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs., bend, twist, move intermittently, & get down on the floor to play with children.
  • Previous experience working with children, patience, understanding, & enjoy being around children.

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Dance Instructor

Category

Part-time

Wage

Based on Experience

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Evenings and Weekends

Description

Teach a variety of dance styles to children

Qualifications

Previous dance experience required. Be able to give clear instructions and/or demonstrate dance skills. Ability to relate to and interest in working with children.

Questions contact Diane

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Environmental Educator

Category

Part-time

Wage

$13.50/hour

Location

Camp Y-Koda, Sheboygan Marsh, and Maywood Environmental Park

Schedule

Mainly Days during the school year

Description

This position is responsible for teaching environmental education programs to families, adults and school-aged students with the majority of the programming happening between March and November.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education, natural sciences, environmental education or a related field
  • Enjoy working with youth of all ages and families
  • Interpretation/Naturalist skills and knowledge of Wisconsin's environmental and natural history
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift, drag heavy items such as canoes, row-boats, kayaks, equipment bins of up to 50lbs in weight daily.

Questions? Contact Sarah DeZwarte

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Front Desk Staff

Category

Part-time

Wage

$12.00/hour

Location

Sheboygan Falls YMCA

Schedule

Weekdays-AM& PM, rotating weekend

Description

Greet members and guests, process transactions, collect payments, answer phones & provide excellent customer service. Be familiar with Y memberships, current program schedule, locations of classes & activities, provide directions, etc.

Qualifications

  • Use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must have patience and a cheerful disposition
  • Must be at least 18 year old

Up to 25 hour per week

Questions? Contact Ann

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Group Fitness Instructor

Category

Part-Time

Wage

$10.00/Hour

Location

Sheboygan YMCA & Sheboygan Falls YMCA

Schedule

Various Hours; Early Mornings, Days & Evenings

Job Description

Teach the following group fitness classes: *Body Pump, Boot Camp, Cycle, & Pilates in a safe manner

Qualifications

Previous experience teaching group fitness classes, certification in respective class type*, & 1st Aid, CPR & AED certification* (*Will provide training if necessary)

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Gymnastics & Parkour Instructor

Category

Part-Time

Wage

Based on Experience

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Various Hours; days, nights & weekends

Job Description

Give clear, precise information to instruct students how to perform gymnastics & Parkour moves safely & correctly.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to instruct &/or demonstrate gymnastics skills.
  • Ability to lift, drag, & push/pull boards, mats, equipment, & lift 50-100lbs to spot gymnasts.
  • Must be able to reach, bend, squat, & kneel frequently & for extended periods of time.
  • Above average communication skills to work with children of all ages & confer with staff & parents.
  • Previous experience with instructional gymnastics is essential, as well as enjoyment working with children.

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Gymnastics Team Head Coach

Category

Full-Time Exempt

Wage

Salary; Starting $40,000/Year

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Days, Nights & Weekends

Do you have a passion for helping kids learn and stay active? Do you enjoy gymnastics? How about sharing that passion with others?

Job Description

Sheboygan County YMCA is currently hiring a full-time, exempt Gymnastics Team Head Coach for our Sheboygan Gymnastics Center. Join a forward-thinking non-profit organization in furthering our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Qualifications

Education

· College diploma or equivalent required

Experience

· Minimum two years' experience as gymnastics coach required

· Minimum one year supervisory experience required

Skills

· Ability to work in high-pressure, fast-paced environment

· Knowledge of gymnastics skills to effectively guide gymnasts

· Ability to interact and establish relationships with diverse groups of people.

Required Certifications 

· USAG Instructor certification, or completion of certification within 90 days of hire

· CPR, AED, and/or First Aid certification preferred

Essential Functions

MANAGEMENT

· Supervise program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives

· Establish new program activities and expand programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans

· Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations

· Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule, and direct personnel and volunteers as needed. Review and evaluate staff performance

· Develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals

· Ensure records of staff certifications are current and complete

· Assist in the marketing and distribution of program information. May organize and schedule program registrations

· Assist Senior Leadership with monitoring program budget to meet fiscal objectives

· Coordinate use of facilities for program activities and events

· Assist in YMCA Gymnastic fundraising activities and special events

· Model relationship-building skills in all interactions

· Respond to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner

· Compile program statistics. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in programs

· Conduct and ensure proper maintenance of gymnastics facilities and equipment

COACHING

· Develop year-round Y Gymnastic Team calendar with training and competitive meet opportunities.

· Instruct/coach competitive gymnastics in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly

· Attend Y Gymnastic meet competitions.

· Build effective, authentic relationships with participants and parents; help them connect with each other and the Y. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers

· Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations

· Convey information on gymnastics programs and schedules; as appropriate, refer participants and parents to other programs

· Maintain records as required (i.e., attendance, progress reports, etc.)

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Lakeview Member Engagement

Category

Part-Time

Wage

$9-10.00/Hour

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Early Morning, Nights & Weekends

Description

Responsible for training members on strength training & cardiovascular/aerobic equipment, monitoring safe form, correcting members when unsafe form is executed, cleaning & maintaining the center & equipment, & servicing members according to YMCA programs.

Qualifications

1st Aid, CPR & AED Certified within 3 months

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Lifeguard

Category

Part-Time

Wage

Hourly

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Various Hours; Days, Nights & Weekends

Job Description

Responsible for the safety of participants in aquatic activities. Become familiar with & enforce pool rules, regulations, & procedures respectfully with tact & professionalism. Responsible for pool readings, cleanliness, & keeping the pool area neat & organized. Complete incident reports as necessary. Must be prompt & dependable.

Qualifications

Background in aquatics, lifeguard certification, 1st Aid, CPR, & AED certified. Must successfully complete the YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard skills test.

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Outdoor Program Assistant

Category

Part-time casual

Wage

$13.50/hour

Location

Camp Y-Koda

Schedule

Varies

Job Description

Assist with leading activities for community organizations that visit camp. Activities are heavy in belaying for climbing wall & high ropes, leading team building activities & lifeguarding at pool & lake, but do include other camp activities such as canoe & kayak trips, archery, bb guns, etc.

Special Qualifications
  • Must be at least 16 years old or older
  • First Aid, CPR, Lifeguarding preferred, but not required.
  • Experience belaying at ropes course preferred, but not required.
  • Trainings available
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.;able to push, pull, hold, handle or drag equipment up to 20lbs.; bend, squat, & kneel frequently; & walk on uneven terrain outdoors.

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Questions contact Kaitlyn

Personal Trainer

Category

Part-Time

Wage

Starting $13.00/Hour

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Various Hours; Days, Nights & Weekends

Job Description

Responsible for one on one personal training. For a detailed description contact Matt Mueller

Qualifications

1st Aid, CPR & AED Certified, personal training Certification, willing to train right person

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Summer Camp Activities Coordinator

Category

Seasonal

Wage

$500/week

Location

Camp Y-Koda

Schedule

Monday - Friday 8am-4:30 (Occasional 7:15am - 5:15pm)

Job Description

The Coordinator will primarily focus on planning & preparing age-appropriate activities, such as sports & games, arts & crafts, and under the supervision of the Summer Camp Director. The Coordinator will develop the weekly activity schedule and crafts for ages 5-16. The Coordinator will assist with the daily operations & Procedures and serve as an assistant to the Summer Camp Director.

Special Qualifications
  • Minimum of 21 years of age (must be age 21 before June 12, 2023)
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED 
  • Course work and/or previous experience in Childhood Education, childcare, camp setting or a related field is preferred.
  • Experience creating, teaching, and implementing in activities and creating schedules, is preferred. 
  • Willing to get lifeguard certified. Training is available through camp.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other programs.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions such as rain or shine, 70-90 degree weather.
  • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but not limited to: row boating, lawn games, sports, games and activities, etc.

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Questions contact Kaitlyn

Summer Camp Counselor

Category

Seasonal

Wage

$450/week

Location

Camp Y-Koda

Schedule

Monday - Friday 8am-4:30 (Occasional 7:15am - 5:15pm)

Job Description

The Summer Camp Counselor serves as a leader, lifeguard, role model, educator and counselor for approximately 12-18 campers (ages 4-16) and participates in the planning and implementation of camp programs.

Special Qualifications
  • Minimum of 18 years of age or older (must be 18 before June 12, 2023)
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED 
  • Must be willing to get lifeguard certified. Training is available for those who successfully pass the lifeguard pre-skills test. The lifeguard certification covers lifeguarding, CPR, AED & First Aid.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must work a minimum of 40 hours or more per week.
  • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but not limited to: row boating, lawn games, building campfires, swimming, team building exercises, physical games and activities.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions such as rain and 70-90 degree weather.

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Questions contact Kaitlyn

Summer Camp Lifeguard

Category

Seasonal

Wage

$13.50/hour

Location

Camp Y-Koda

Schedule

Monday - Friday 10:30am - 2:30pm

Job Description

The Summer Camp Lifeguard serves as a head lifeguard, a leader, role model and main lifeguard for our swim periods at the swimming pool and camp lake. The lifeguard is responsible for maintaining the quality of aquatic supplies, equipment and materials, and responsible for the safety of the participants in aquatic activities.

Special Qualifications
  • Must be age 16 or older
  • Must be able to provide HS Diploma/HS Transcripts or GED (or actively in pursuit thereof)
  • Must possess youth leadership experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, a cooperative attitude and the ability to work with and understand the needs of children.
  • An appreciation of outdoor living, nature, water and camp settings.
  • Ability to relate and communicate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. Must work a minimum of 20 hours or more per week.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions such as rain or 70-90 degree weather.
  • Possess and maintain certification in First Aid, CPR, & Lifeguarding. Training is available for those who need the certification.
  • Must possess a valid USA State Issues Driver’s License, and an acceptable driving record

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Questions contact Kaitlyn

Swim Instructor

Category

Part-Time, up to 10 hours/week

Wage

$13-14/hour based on experience

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Weekday Evenings, Saturday Mornings

Job Description

Instruct 30-45 minute swimming lessons for children in accordance with YMCA guidelines. Create and implement lesson plans that develop skills, personal growth, and appreciation for water safety.  Conduct all swim classes with strong regard for student safety. Recognize individual differences and adjust teaching strategies as needed for the success of all students in the swim class. Maximize swimmer participation every class period and utilize allotted class time wisely. Communicate student progress to swimmers and/or parents throughout each session of lessons. Maintain accurate records, including attendance, progress tracking, report cards. Provide a positive learning experience to all swimmers through the use of sound instructional strategies and techniques.

Qualifications
  • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, AED Certified (preferred, but not mandatory)

  • Must be prompt and dependable

  • Ability to relate well & genuine desire to work with children

  • Experience in aquatics and swimming

  • At least 15 years of age

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Volleyball Official

Category

Part-Time

Wage

$12-15.00/hour

Location

Sheboygan YMCA

Schedule

Nights

Job Description

Referee adult volleyball league games at the Sheboygan YMCA on Monday and Thursday nights.

Qualifications

Knowledge of the sport is required, experience playing is a preferred

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WORK WHERE YOU PLAY, PLAY WHERE YOU WORK!

As the nation’s leading non profit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.

At the Sheboygan YMCA, more than 400 staff members serve in a wide variety of positions within our two YMCA branches, Sheboygan and Sheboygan Falls, and at our summer day camp, Camp Y-Koda. Experience the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving our community’s health and well-being. Our staff is dedicated and committed to our members. We invite you to join us in this rewarding work. Job opportunities are updated on a regular basis and includes all positions we are currently accepting applications for.

Our Cause: Strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Our Mission: To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
Core Values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility

The Sheboygan YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Sheboygan YMCA is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please contact the Human Resources Manager for assistance. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

 

YMCA Employee Benefits

Believing that our people deserve the best, the Sheboygan YMCA offers competitive wages and benefits package. Benefits are determined by your employment classification and tenure with the YMCA. The full package includes the following:  

  • Health & Dental Insurance (with HSA)  
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with a company match
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Training and Development
  • Use of YMCA facilities
  • Time Off Benefits: Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay
  • Discounted Program fees
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Safe & Hazard Free Work Place

There are so many other benefits that come from working at the Y. You will have the opportunity to grow in a professional and supportive environment. We welcome your ideas and input. You can apply your experience, knowledge and abilities, while discovering new talents within yourself as you affect positive change in the lives of those around you. Whether you enjoy working with kids, adults or seniors, the benefits of working at the YMCA stay with you for a lifetime!