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YMCA Opportunities

The Y achieves its mission one person at a time. Our success is driven by the passion, enthusiasm, and dedication of our most valued resource, our employees. Our employees contribute to the advancement of the Y’s vision by meeting the needs of individuals in our communities.

We are searching for the following staff:

Youth Outreach Instructor:

Remember the neighborhood games you played as a kid? If you would like to teach the next generation what it’s like to run around and play outside we have the job for you! This is a great experience for those that want to work with kids.

The Muskegon YMCA is looking for before and after school program instructors to work with kids at various sites throughout our community.  To find out more, or to apply, email info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)muskegonymca.org  with the subject line “Youth Outreach Instructor.”

Requirements for this position include:

  • Some experience working with children (examples include preschool assistant, camp counselor, child care, sports camp, or similar experience)
  • Relate well to children, parents, team members, and have superior communication skills
  • Interest in health and fitness
  • High energy and hustle
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • After school availability/evenings during the summer
  • Training on specific physical activity curriculum will be provided

Safety Around Water Instructor:

Did you spend your summers as a kid playing on the beach or swimming like a fish in the lake? If you answered yes to that question and have loved the water since you were little, we have a job for you. Keep future generations safe by passing down the skills needed to be safe in and around water-and apply today by emailing info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)muskegonymca.org

Requirements for this position include:

  • Must have basic swim knowledge and skill equivalent to Minnow level swimmer
  • Swim instructor certification is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to communicate and listen effectively to both children and adults
  • Must be mature, responsible, alert, and professional
  • Must be 18 years of age, or older
  • Must attend CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention, and other safety trainings when offered
  • Must be a friendly, positive team player
  • Must have a wide range of availability

Lifestyle Coach:

Are you interested in helping others live their healthiest life? If you’re passionate about goal setting and building relationships, we want you to be a Certified Lifestyle Coach for our Diabetes Prevention Program! To find out more, or to apply online, email info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)muskegonymca.org with the subject line “Lifestyle Coach.”
Requirements for this position include:
  • Strong communication, organization, and relationship building skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Empathy for health seekers
  • Flexibility to work with people with diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings
  • Cultural competency and understanding of behavior change

If you are interested in one of these positions, please fill out the online Employment Application Form below OR download the pdf version, fill out, scan and email to info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)muskegonymca.org

Application For Employment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant resumes are accepted without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, veteran status or disability and in accordance with state and federal laws.

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