CAREERS AT THE YMCA

The Y offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas.

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.

* Employment opportunities listed here are for the Corporate Office and Oakwood Physical Therapy & Wellness Center only. For listings at local Ys, please find your Y and refer to their careers page.

Childcare Lead Teacher

The Boll Family YMCA is seeking a Childcare Lead Teacher who will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all classroom activities, including the HighScope curriculum. The Lead Teacher is responsible for ensuring the children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental development through the program.

Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in an acceptable area of emphasis, such as Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Psychology, or Elementary Education. A degree in another field is acceptable; however, a minimum of 18 semester hours must be in Early Childhood Education.
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with young children
  • Ability to work as part of a large team within a multi-service charitable Association required
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Working knowledge of computers required
  • Documentation of a physical examination and TB test that meet Health and Social Service requirements is mandatory within 30 days of starting work, and thereafter as required by law.

$23,000 – $26,000 annually. Resumes until position filled.

To apply, download an application and email with resume to Tina Quirk at tquirk@ymcadetroit.org.

Branch Membership Specialist

Excellent opportunity for a goal-oriented individual to ensure monthly and annual membership development goals are achieved. Responsibilities will extend to the implementation and administration of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit membership strategies and to help represent the YMCA mission, policies, and character development.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or two years full-time experience in a related field is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong language skills, sound reasoning ability, and an aptitude for working with others in a patient, professional manner that instills the YMCA character development values and mission is required
  • Compile daily, monthly sales reports
  • Track all inquiries, follow up calls, tours, sales and guest visits
  • Meet monthly sales goals
  • Facilitate all retention programs as determined by the Membership/Marketing Director
  • Nights and weekends required
  • Be proactive in organizing new member sales initiatives
  • Be proactive in developing and implementing branch member retention efforts
  • Pursue opportunities to promote YMCA in business/residential community
  • Responsible for member and participant calls, tracking feedback and championing positive outcomes
  • Remain familiar with all YMCA programs
  • Participate in team meetings

To apply, please send resume to Bart Reed (breed@ymcadetroit.org.).

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