Gallatin Valley YMCA
Gallatin Valley YMCA
Y Volunteer/Employment

Volunteer/Employment

The Gallatin Valley YMCA is a vibrant organization filled with a fun and dynamic group of dedicated staff and volunteers that are commited to building strong kids, strong families and a strong community. As the leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y works side-by-side with our neighbors every day to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. To do our important work, the Y relies on support from members, donors, volunteers and community leaders.
When you are involved with the Y, you help bring about lasting personal and social change. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve you or your family's health and well-being, or give back and support your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact those in your community.

Careers

For all job openings please visit the "forms" tab.

Child Watch Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:
Child Watch Attendants are responsible for providing a safe, caring and enriching environment for member's children to enjoy while their parents use YMCA Facility. All Child Watch staff will be responsible for the overall successful day-to-day running of the Y Child Watch program, as well as be responsible for high-quality childcare. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED.
• At least 18 years of age .
• Minimum one-year previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
• Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and provide proof of current MMR and TDap Vaccinations.
• Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.
• Child Abuse Prevention training preferred but will be offered
• Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Must be able to meet minimum requirements and perform functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Must be able to communicate clearly to all children, parents, members and company personnel
• Present a clean, well-groomed appearance
• Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time
• Must be able to lift and/or assist children up to 50 pounds in weight.
• Occasionally must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 20 pounds.
• Frequently may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking

TO APPLY
Email or mail Resume and Cover Letter to Emily Cuyle; Early Learning Director
Gallatin Valley YMCA
Attn: Emily Cuyle
3673 Love Lane
Bozeman, MT 59718
eld@gallatinvalleyymca.org

FT Early Learning Associate Teacher

POSITION SUMMARY:
Collaborates with and supports primary teacher in lesson planning and daily routines. Provides direction for the program and classroom, and assists in the implementation of program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
3. Follows guidelines on parent communication routines to ensure effective communication about daily activities, nap, eating habits, progress and skills that are being worked on, etc.
4. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.
5. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child and reports observations to the Lead teacher.
6. Maintains program site and equipment.
7. Maintains required program records.
8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
9. Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
10. Change diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.
11. Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. At least 18 years of age.
2. Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and provide proof of current MMR and TDap Vaccinations.
3. Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.
4. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
program activities.
5. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships
with people from different backgrounds.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.

TO APPLY
Email or mail Resume and Cover Letter to Emily Cuyle; Early Learning Director

Gallatin Valley YMCA
3673 Love Lane
Bozeman, MT 59718
email: eld@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Youth & Family Program Staff

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under direct supervision of the Family & Adult Program Coordinator and the Youth Development Director, Youth & Family Program Staff will be responsible for providing an appropriately safe, caring and enriching environment for a group of families and children enrolled in the YMCA programs, including, but not limited to Birthday Parties & Safety Classes & Family Events. Youth & Family Program Staff are responsible for conducting themselves in an appropriate manner, setting an example for children, parents and coworkers by reflecting the YMCA core values of: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Supervises and communicates effectively with a group of children, adults or families with a creative, fun, positive attitude.
• Implement program activities and curriculum that is culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, theme based, and are consistent with YMCA values.
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
2. Previous experience working with children and families preferably in a day camp setting.
3. Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc…
4. At least 18 years of age.
5. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications prior to start date.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

Reports to: Youth Development Director/ Family & Adult Program Coordinator
Pay Scale: $8-11.50/hr
Please email resume to Sarah Lutiger at salutiger@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Volunteers

Want to Give back?
At the Y, we believe that when people come together for a common cause, the whole community is strengthened. When you become a volunteer, you have the opportunity to share your blessings with those who need it most. Whether you mentor a student, coach a team to their personal best or help in the daily office tasks, your time and talent changes lives.
YMCA staff members depend on the extra hands you bring to the various tasks you perform. You bring added value to your area of interest and help make each special event a little better. Our families, our youth and our community look to you as a role model to demonstrate that it is better to give than to receive. We are truly grateful for the time and talent that our many volunteers offer to our community and to your Gallatin Valley YMCA.
Click below to contact us regarding volunteer and employment opportunities.

Office Location

3673 Love Lane
Bozeman, MT 59718

Hours

M-F 5:30am-9pm
Sat 6am-8pm
Sun 12pm-6pm

Phone

406-994-9622

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