Learn, Grow and Thrive with a Career at the Y
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 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 from diverse back grounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.
Please note: We do not have any summer camp positions available at this time.
Head Start/Regional Services Manager (Health/Mental Health/Nutrition)/Full-Time – This position works as a part of the content area team of managers to integrate Head Start services for children and families. Responsible for the education and early childhood health services including mental health and nutrition services. This position is responsible for collaborating on the development and implementation of the program, tracking and recordkeeping, community relations and outreach. This position provides content area training and technical supervision to other agency staff and ensures health services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration, as well as licensed or certified mental health professionals with experience and expertise in serving young children and their families. Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in Mental Health, Health, Nutrition, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Psychology or other closely related field. Two years of related experience and two years of supervisory and management experience required. (Deadline to apply is June 26, 2013)
Head Start/Program Assistant/Family Services – Full-Time – This position works with the Family Services Manager to have overall responsibility for designing, implementing and carrying out comprehensive volunteer and parent involvement services and activities as per Head Start Performance Standards. Requires AA degree in Human Services, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or other closely related field, plus 2 years of experience working with children and families Ability to manage numerous tasks, possess good organizational skills communicate effectively with co-workers and the public, and work collaboratively in a team environment.
Head Start/Transportation Specialist – Full-Time – This position is responsible for the overall operation of the Head Start transportation program ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents/families between program activities and home and on field trips. Responsibilities include overseeing of the buses and/or vans, ensuring that they are kept clean and in safe repair at all times; ensuring licenses, insurance, inspections and other required permits are maintained to comply with all local, state and federal regulations, including the appropriate licensing of drivers; monitoring a mandatory safety-sensitive (DOT drug-testing) program; hiring, training, supervising and evaluating drivers; and determining and monitoring bus routes. In addition, this position oversees any vehicle leasing and/or transportation contracts; arranges for cost-effective vehicle maintenance agreements with vendors; and depending on program design, may serves as a substitute for regular drivers as needed. Minimum requirement is an Associate’s Degree (AA) with experience developing and overseeing systems such as transportation in a business or academic setting. Must have current CDL, passenger endorsement, school bus endorsement.
Head Start/Cooks – Part-Time - This position is responsible the ordering, preparing, serving and documenting of meals and snacks. It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations including inventory control. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. The position may prepare foods for infants and toddlers and/or preschool children following the USDA/CACFP standards. Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations. Minimum requirement is high school diploma or GED plus some experience working in food service. Must be at least 18 years old.
Head Start/ Administrative Coordinator – Part-Time - This position serves as a member of the administrative team responsible for the successful operation of the YMCA of Frederick County Head Start program and is the primary administrative support to the Head Start management team. The Administrative Coordinator, in support of the Head Start directors and managers, will manage aspects of the Head Start program which require centralized oversight, thus contributing to program consistency and stability, and providing a single point of contact for some internal and external interfaces. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with experience in purchasing and basic accounting including A/P, and payroll. High school diploma or GED required AA degree with 2 years relevant experience preferred.
Group Fitness Coordinator/Part Time (up to 25 hours/week) – Responsibility for scheduling all aerobics, cycle, and special classes or special program events in the Health and Wellness Department of the YMCA. This individual will report to the Director of Health and Wellness and must be motivated and dedicated to the success of the fitness program as well as have an outgoing personality enabling him/her to relate to YMCA members, staff and the community in a positive manner. This individual will be responsible for the training/continuing education and ongoing performance of all instructors and assist the Director of Health and Wellness with the administrative duties as needed. The individual candidate must be flexible and creative with all schedules and have the desire to keep the fitness program within the highest integrity of quality and variety. Experience in program coordination and development or related field preferred. Must be able to instruct classes as needed in addition to assigned classes. Must be certified as a Group Exercise Instructor with additional certifications preferred.
Director of Health and Wellness Center/Full Time - The YMCA of Frederick County is seeking a dedicated and motivated fitness professional to oversee the operations of our fitness center. This individual is responsible for the development, administration and success of wellness programs, including but not limited to the Fitness Center, racquetball courts, exercise studio and elevated track, Group Exercise classes (Aerobics, Pilates, Yoga, etc.), Active Older Adult programs, Personal training and fitness assessment programs and community collaborations. Due to the broad scope of responsibilities, this position requires maturity, good judgment, strong leadership skills, excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills and ability to effectively manage staff. Must demonstrate initiative, creativity and flexibility in working with members. Must have experience in program development and managing a budget. Degree in health, recreation or related field preferred. Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Patty Serna, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org Resumes will be accepted until 6/13/2013. No phone calls please.
Head Start Bus Driver/Full-time – Responsible for transporting children and parent/families between program activities and home or bus stops including field trips. Must have a current CDL with passenger and school bus endorsement.
Water Fitness Instructors/Part-Time – Must be at least 21 years of age and have at least two years aquatics experience and have or obtain certification for CPR and Water Fitness Instructor.
Lifeguards/Part-time – Responsible individuals needed to guard lap and teaching pools. Early morning and weekend shifts available. Must be at least 16 years old and have current lifeguard and CPR/AED certification.
Swim Instructors/Part-time – Swim Instructors needed to conduct swimming lessons according to the National YMCA Swim Lesson Program. Must be a confident swimmer and have experience working with children. Must be at least 16 years old.
Dance Instructor/Part-time – Seeking experienced dance instructor specializing in Tap Dance to work directly with the YMCA Youth Ballet Dance Company. Choreography experience required. Schedule will vary.
How to Apply
Download an employment application, or pick one up at the Member Services Desk. Then fax your application to Human Resources at 301-620-0648, or deliver it to:
YMCA Human Resources Department
1000 North Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Full Time Employees (working more than 35 hours per week) are eligible for:
- Medical insurance with a prescription card
- Disability income
- Life insurance
- Dental insurance
- Generous paid time off plan including vacation, holidays, sick leave, and personal days
- Optical insurance
All employees with regularly scheduled hours of one (1) or more each week will receive some level of complimentary YMCA membership with the ability to upgrade.
Note: Benefits are subject to change at any time.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The YMCA seeks to select personnel who have the highest occupational and educational qualifications, who can competently advance the objectives of the YMCA, who have the capacity for growth, and who will become a viable part of the organization. The YMCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by federal, state or local law.
Please note: Listing of open positions may change daily. Listed position may no longer be open at time of application.