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Adult Sports (Basketball and Flag Football) Referees

Category: All Branches
Location: East End Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

Referees adult team sports (basketball and flag football), encourages sportsmanship and fair competition.

Schedule -  Weekend's for Basketball and Flag Football

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Arrives 10 minutes prior to your first game
  • Look over the field/court to make sure everything is safe for the participants to play on.
  • Call the games fairly.  No favoritism!
  • Enforce sportsmanship and fairness along with competitiveness.
  • Be respectful to the coaches, participants and parents.
  • Make sure the games fun for the participants.
  • Before leaving, make sure that everything is put back properly and nothing is left out that should be put up.  Time watches and whistles are not yours to keep!  Please put them back where you got them!!! (Exceptions are if you provided your own).

 

 

After-School Group Leader

Category: Child Development
Location: East End Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Summary:  Responsible for the supervision, management and safety of children.  Responsible for directing activities and executing daily lesson plans.  The counselor will work with other staff toward providing a program to foster children’s social, physical, spiritual and mental growth.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 6:00pm 

Principle Activities
  • assisting the site director or camp director in providing a quality curriculum that includes adult directed activities and center choices that takes into consideration the needs of each child and the goals and objectives of the YMCA
  • assume responsibility for the safety of the children at all times
  • implement daily/weekly/monthly lesson plans under the supervision of the site director or camp director
  • be responsible for daily record keeping and adherence to all requirements
  • be in charge if the site director is absent and asks you to do so
  • uphold the association’s child protection policies, child abuse and neglect guidelines and proper reporting procedures
  • manage the program’s resources responsibly
  • attend all staff meetings and in-service training as required by the YMCA and the Cabinet for Human Resources
  • directing and assisting the daily cleaning and maintenance of the space and/or facility
  • attend parent conferences if necessary
  • meet the individual needs of all children including but not limited to changing diapers/personal care
  • assist in the planning and implementation of parent-child activities
  • continue professional development through community involvement, reading and further education
  • assume any other duties as directed by your supervisor and the YMCA administration
  • establish and maintain positive relationships and open communication with other staff, parents, children and school administration and faculty
  • meet the individual needs of all children at the site regardless of group placement
  • control and maintain supplies and inventory
  • prepare daily snack for the children
  • be prepared to work school’s day out programs
  • support and implement healthy eating and physical activity initiatives (HEPA)
Essential Functions
  • must be able to  supervise the children by sight and sound at all times
  • must have oral, auditory, and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults
  • must be able to move freely and quickly through the building and outside
  • must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications
  • must be able to remain alert while on duty
  • must be able to comprehend and implement state licensing rules as they relate to child care
  • basic record keeping
  • basic mathematical skills with speed and accuracy
  • must be able to lift 50 pounds at least 3 feet off the ground 
End Result:
  • A program that is built upon developmentally appropriate practices in which children are encouraged to grow to their full potential.
  • A program that is respectful and supportive of families.
  • A program that meets the highest standards of quality.
  • A safe, warm, friendly atmosphere that contributes to the YMCA vision to build strong kids, strong families, strong communities.
 

Director of Annual Giving

Category: All Branches
Location: West End Branch

Job Type: Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Director of Annual Giving reports to the Vice President of Development.  The Director of Annual Giving is a key organizational ambassador focused on annual giving fundraising by setting overall direction and strategy for securing our philanthropic funds.  He/she will work with the Vice President of Development, Branch Staff, and volunteers to achieve maximum income growth from annual giving sources.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Direct the Association’s Annual Giving Campaign efforts.

  1. Maximize association capabilities and opportunities to further the mission of the YMCA of Central Kentucky through the annual giving campaign with contact via phone, mail, digital formats and in-person visits.
  2. Capitalize on the branches’ capabilities and resources to grow their annual campaigns – particularly revolving around staff, Board and membership giving.  Serve as a consultant to our constituents on fundraising best practices.
  3. Coordinate a donor-centered approach to cultivation and stewardship with a focus on annual giving donors with the intent of retaining and increasing their support of the YMCA.

Assist with the annual planning of the executive office’s fundraising initiatives with a focus on developing effective volunteer leadership, volunteer recruitment, donor retention, annual giving campaign growth within each of the various fundraising initiatives.

Lead the implementation and restructure the Association’s annual giving campaign plan and directly coordinate the Association campaign with assistance from the Vice President of Development.

  1. Create a plan for the annual campaign that includes branch goals, a strategic campaign calendar, volunteer recruitment tools, training programs, and campaign communication materials.  Will need to work with the marketing department on campaign materials as well as utilizing electronic components to boost campaign efforts.  Must incorporate email blasts and the use of social media.
  2. Recruit, train and utilize effective Association Campaign leadership for the annual support campaign to achieve the goals set for the campaign.

Work with management staff on board development, volunteer development, relationship building, annual campaign fundraising and short and long term planning for fundraising efforts. Coordinate and support training of staff and volunteers involved in the annual campaign efforts of the organization as a whole.

Monitor performance of all Association annual campaigns against goals and provide reports on the Association-wide annual campaign activities and results. Produce an annual report of each year’s campaign results with specific metrics for comparison between years and against internal and external standards for annual campaigns.

Maintain ongoing year-round relationships with donors and potential donors and help them fulfill their philanthropic goals through the YMCA.

Make personal visits to leadership annual donors, defined as donors who make gifts in the $500-$1,000 range.

Implement and execute fund raising events with the coordination of YMCA staff and volunteers.

Work with the branch committees to strengthen annual giving fundraising goals and results.

Ensure effective administration of gifts and maintenance of donor records. This includes following established procedures for maintaining database, acknowledging gifts, providing recognition to donors, and pledge reminders.

Work with the Vice President of Development and the Vice President of Marketing and Communications in the development and implementation of marketing and communication strategies and tools that promote the Y’s mission and case for support including website and social media.  Keep track of analytics for the components utilized in the campaign.

Support the efforts of the CEO, Vice President of Development and Board members to cultivate major annual and planned gifts and to steward those donors.

Carry out other duties as assigned.

 

Lifeguard

Category: Aquatics
Location: West End Branch

Job Type: Seasonal

General Function:   Provides a sense of control over the entire pool area, including deck areas and locker rooms.  This will increase the safety of the pool for all members and their guest.  The lifeguard is the first source of emergency care in the event of an accident.  Time will be spent doing routine maintenance duties as assigned by the management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prevention of accidents both in the water and on the deck.
  • Provide rescue and emergency assistance in the event of an accident.
  • Maintain a sense of control over the entire pool area at all times.
  • Enforce pool rules and justly establish disciplinary actions.
  • Lock all doors prior to leaving the pool area unattended.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training as set up by the aquatic director.
  • Maintenance duties when needed.  These duties include picking up litter on the deck, washing the pool deck nightly, surface skimming when needed, keeping the deck clear of all obstructions.
  • Wear staff uniform and name tag when on duty and appropriate. 
  • Have a whistle with you at all times.
  • Customer service.  Be friendly and able to answer general YMCA questions.
  • Work your scheduled times or find your own qualified substitute.
  • Fill out accident reports for any accident no matter how minor.
  • Promote an environment that supports the YMCA’s mission and our four-core values- caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility
End Results:
  • The lifeguard is part of a staff team that ensures the success of the operation.
  • Members will be safe and enjoy their YMCA aquatic experience.
  • A well-served community that understands and values the mission and purpose of the YMCA.
  • Maintenance of facilities that promotes safe participation and a wholesome environment.
  • Competence and good judgment is demonstrated in all matters within the scope of the responsibilities assigned.
 

Swim Lesson Instructor

Category: Aquatics
Location: East End Branch

Job Type: Part-Time

General Function: Ensure that all programs are started and finished as scheduled. Performs program to best of ability to achieve obtainable goals set by YMCA of Central Kentucky. Provides a sense of control during scheduled programs.  This will increase the safety of the pool for all participants, members, and their guests.  The Swim Instructor will assist during emergency care in the event of an accident. Time will be spent preparing and organizing scheduled programs.  Time will be spent doing routine maintenance duties as assigned by the management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Membership service is everyone’s job! It is an attitude not a department.
  • Arrive 15 min. early to prepare for class and be available to parents.
  • Ensure that all programs are started and finished as scheduled.
  • Teach all programs by the YMCA of the USA guidelines.
  • Prevention of accidents both in the water and on the deck.
  • Provide rescue and emergency assistance in the event of an accident.
  • Maintain a sense of control and safety during scheduled programs.
  • Secure and maintain all equipment in good operating order including getting it out and storing it away properly.
  • Make sure that pool area being used for lessons is securely roped off to ensure safety and order of participants and members.
  • Take daily attendance and provide feedback to all participants and parents.
  • Fill out appropriate paperwork and make sure progress reports are complete by the 6th class.
  • Promote continuing progression within the YMCA swim lesson program.
  • Enforce pool rules and justly establish disciplinary actions.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training as set up by the aquatic director.
  • Provide maintenance duties when needed.  These duties include picking up litter on the deck, washing the pool deck nightly, surface skimming when needed, keeping the deck clear of all obstructions.
  • Wear all employee uniform requirements when on duty. 
  • Customer service.  Be friendly and able to answer general YMCA questions.
  • Work your scheduled times or find your own qualified substitute approved by supervisor.
  • Fill out accident reports for any accident no matter how minor.
  • Keep all appropriate certifications up to date and on file with the aquatics director.
  • Promote an environment that supports the YMCA’s mission and our four-core values- caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility
End Results:
  • Members, guest, and program participants receive a beneficial quality program experience.
  • Maintains high standards for scheduled program and ensures success.
  • The Swim Instructor is part of a staff team that ensures the success of the operation.
  • Members will be safe and enjoy their YMCA aquatic experience.
  • A well-served community that understands and values the mission and purpose of the YMCA.
  • Maintenance of facilities that promotes safe participation and a wholesome environment.
  • Competence and good judgment is demonstrated in all matters within the scope of the responsibilities assigned.