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The Y offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas. Employment opportunities listed here are for all YMCA locations in the Metropolitan Detroit association. For listings of specific Y locations, please select your local Y from the menu on the right side of this page.
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the direction and supervision of the Youth and Family Director, the Before/After School Assistant will be responsible for the general supervision and management of the site, as well as assisting in the child’s social, emotional, physical, spiritual and cognitive development.
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the supervision of the Youth and Family Director, the Site Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision, planning, implementation, and development of activity plans for a group of children, including assisting in the child’s social, emotional, physical, spiritual, and cognitive development at a particular afterschool site.
The Buddy Soccer League is special soccer league developed with the City of Southgate Parks and Rec Department and Jack's Place for Autism. The league is specially designed to accommodate all kids including kids with ASD, Down's Syndrome, or cognitive disorders. Each team will have two staff coaches and parent volunteers. Along with the staff coaches and parent volunteers teams will have "Buddies" assigned to the players to help them be successful. Buddies are typically developing kids who want to share their time and help kids have a good experience in soccer.
The coaches will be given special training by the experts at Jack's Place for Autism.
The league runs August 19-October 14. Coaches training will start at the beginning of August. Practices and games are held on Saturdays.
Under the supervision of the Healthy Living and Life Skills Program Director and in collaboration with local branch Youth Development Managers; Phoenix Infusion Specialists will be responsible for the implementation, staff development, and data tracking of the Phoenix Infusion Curriculum in summer day camp (literacy, STEM, nutrition, and character development). Infusion Specialists guide the academic and social development of children ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment. Specialists provide hands-on support for day camp counselors and program staff responsible for delivering the Infusion curriculum. Infusion Specialists will role model facilitation techniques and provide various resources to staff and children to maximize the impact of the Infusion Curriculum. Infusion Specialists are responsible for providing support to several local Y branch camps throughout the summer.