Employment

Current Openings:

Member Services / Front Desk Staff

Location – West Side YMCA

FLSA Position Type – Part Time

Hours – 2-4 days a week (flexible days) evening and weekend shifts.

Start Date –Immediately

Pay – $8.25 – $10.00/hr depending on experience and qualifications

Brief Description: Member Services staff answer phones, greet guests, provide general customer service including selling memberships, registering members for programs, etc.

Qualifications: Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactory.  Must be comfortable using web-based computer programs (training in Daxko operations provided), comfortable conversing with guests and members, and have exceptional customer service skills.  Must be able to pass drug screening, background check and meet other requirements set by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

To Apply or request more detailed job description please contact Bekah McElhannon at rmcelhannon@ymcaknoxville.org.   You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the West Side Y, 400 N. Winston Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909.

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After School Child Care Site Director

Location – Northshore Elementary School

FLSA Position Type – Full-time Exempt

Start Date – Immediately

Pay – $25,000 – $30,000

Brief Description: Site Director is responsible for the overall management, supervision, and promotion of a licensed after school child care program for children in grades K-5th.  This position will supervise a staff of well-trained counselors that provide quality youth programs in a safe, healthy, and fun atmosphere.

Qualifications: Must meet one of the four (4) education and training requirements:

  • Graduated from an accredited four-year college plus (1) year of full-time experience in group setting,
  • Sixty (60) semester hours of college plus (2) years full-time experience in a group setting,
  • High School Diploma or GED with (4) years of full-time experience in a group setting,
  • Continuously employed as an on-site child care director or a child care agency owner since July 2001.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience working with DHS licensed child care agency, preferably in a supervisory role. Must possess CPR/First Aid certification and able to participate in as least 36 hours of child care training annually.

Must be able to pass drug screening, background check and meet other requirements set by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

To Apply or request more detailed job description please contact Ken Teague at kteague@ymcaknoxville.org  You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the Cansler Y, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.

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Lifeguard

Location – Davis Family YMCA

FLSA Type – Part-time, non-exempt

Pay – $8.25-$9.00 per hour

Start Date – Immediately:  Currently hiring for morning shift 5:00-9:00am.

Overview of Position:

The Lifeguard is responsible for maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Lifeguard must be able to create a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with the Y’s policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 15 years old or older.
  • Must currently have the following courses; Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguarding Certification, CPR for the professional rescuer, AED/First Aid. Other certifications may be required.
  • Able to pass background and drug screening.

How to apply – To request more detailed job description please contact Steve Barnas at sbarnas@ymcaknoxville.org   You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the Davis Y, 12133 S. Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922.

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Lifeguard

Location – Cansler and Dowtown Y

FLSA Type – Part-time, non-exempt

Start Date – Immediately

Hours – Mornings / Daytime and Weekends 20-28 hours per week

Pay – $8.25 – $9.00 per hour

Qualifications:

  • Must be 15 years old or older.
  • Must currently have the following courses; Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguarding Certification, CPR for the professional rescuer, AED/First Aid. Other certifications may be required.
  • Able to pass background and drug screening.

To apply or request more detailed job description please contact Jared Daugherty at jdaugherty@ymcaknoxville.org  You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the Cansler Y, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.

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Certified MOSSA Group Power® and Group Fight® Instructors

Location:  YMCA of East Tennessee branches

Start Date:  October 2015

Pay:  $16.00-$25.00 per hour

Qualifications:  Must be currently certified to teach MOSSA Group Power® and/or Group Fight® classes.

How to apply:  Applications can be obtained at any YMCA of East Tennessee or (below).  Completed application and resume can be sent to Ken Teague at kteague@ymcaknoxville.org or mailed/dropped off it off at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.  For more information, please contact the association office at 865-525-9622.

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After School Child Care Counselor

Location:  West Knox County

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00-6:00pm, occasional weekend work required for training

Start Date:  Immediately

Pay:  $8.50 – $10.50 per hour depending on education and work experience

Qualifications:  Must be 18 years of age and have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED.  One or more years of college preferred.  Previous experience working with children, preferably in a day camp setting, is preferred.  Must be able to pass drug screening, background check and meet other requirements set by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.  For a more detailed Job Description with qualifications please contact Ken Teague at kteague@ymcaknoxville.org

Brief Description:  Child Care Counselors provide direct supervision of a group of children in an after school camp setting for grades K-5th.  Responsible for developing and implementing daily lesson plans with provided curriculum in a safe, healthy, and fun atmosphere.

How to apply:  Applications can be obtained at any YMCA of East Tennessee or (below).  Completed application and resume can be sent to Ken Teague at kteague@ymcaknoxville.org or mailed/dropped off it off at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.

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 Lifeguard

Location – Davis Family Y

Position Type – Non-exempt

Start Date – Immediately: Afternoon, Evening and Weekend availability

Pay – $8.25 per hour

Qualifications:

  • Must currently have Lifeguarding Certification.
  • Must have First Aid Certification
  • Must have Recognized CPR Certification.

To apply or request more detailed job description please contact Steve Barnas at sbarnas@ymcaknoxville.org  You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the Davis Y, 12133 S. Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922.

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Aqua Aerobics Instructor

Location: Multiple Locations in Knox County

FLSA Position Type: Part-time, non-exempt

Start Date: August 1, 2015

Pay: $15-$22 per hour depending on experience and certifications

How to Apply:  Applications can be obtained at any YMCA of East Tennessee or below. Completed application and resume can be sent to Ken Teague at kteague@ymcaknoxville.org or mailed/dropped off it off at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.

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The YMCA of East Tennessee is an equal opportunity employment employer.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  YMCA of East Tennessee is also an E-Verify Employer.