employment information

Thank you for your interest in employment at YWCA Central Carolinas. Please find current employment opportunities available below.

Prospective employees should email resume, cover letter and application to hr@ywcacentralcarolinas.org with the job title in the subject line. The YWCA Central Carolinas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, in compliance with and as required by federal and state law, all applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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Please Note: If applying for multiple positions, please send a separate email with position in subject line, application, cover letter and resume to hr@ywcacentralcarolinas.org


Swim Instructor

Category: Non-Exempt Part-Time <20 hrs/week
Department / Division: Fitness/Aquatics
Position Description: Instruct safe swim classes (private and/or group) at the YWCA Central Carolinas.

Education/Experience: Instructor must have at least one year's experience in teaching swim classes as well as individuals of various ages and ability levels. Must have and maintain a current certification by the American Red Cross in Water Safety Instruction (WSI) and a current CPR/First Aid certification. Possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with both groups and individuals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize own lesson plans, methods and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the Aquatics Coordinator and the American Red Cross Swimming Program.

  • Organize and direct activities of assigned students in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all participants.

  • Establish positive relations with parents/guardians of class students, helping them to recognize and understand swimming developments and achievements.

  • Resolve simple complaints from participants/parents/guardians in matters related to swimming instruction and refer more challenging complaints to the Aquatics Coordinator.

  • Enforce pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all individuals using the facilities.

  • Help organize and assist in the development of special programs, activities or instruction.

  • Be well-organized, on time to class, and be able to develop evolving lesson plans for individuals and/or classes with diverse populations.

  • When a substitute is needed, instructors should contact staff from available sub list and notify Aquatics Coordinator of the substitution.

  • Keep instructional areas neat and orderly and replace any equipment used for classes.

  • Accurately track and report all hours worked.

  • Additional duties as needed by the Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit, and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision.

Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail with position title in the subject line to hr@ywcacentralcarolinas.org


 

Assistant Youth Learning Center Coordinator

Category: Non-Exempt Part-Time <20 hrs/week
Department / Division: Youth Programs
Position Description: Support the Learning Center Coordinator with the implementation of daily programs for school age children and their families.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Recreation, Sociology or Human Services strongly preferred or equivalent education and/or experience. High School diploma required. Minimum of one year work experience in a group leadership position with youth. Valid North Carolina driver's license. Must be 21 years old. Must have a minimum of 3 years driving and with a good driving record.

Duties and Responsibilities Assist Learning Center Coordinator in planning monthly schedule of activities including daily homework tutoring, special activities, field trips, support services, and wellness classes. Observe, record and report individual child's behavior and progresses as assigned. Participates in daily cleaning of program space. Assist with transportation services for school pick-ups and off site events for youth. This position works Mondays – Fridays from 2:30pm – 6:30pm during the school year and 9:00am – 5:00pm on Teacher Workdays and Summer and Winter Breaks. Salary: $9.00 - $11.00 per hour, depending upon background and experience. Locations include both Mecklenburg County and Union County, please include within your cover letter which county you are applying for. Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail with position title in the subject line to hr@ywcacentralcarolinas.org 

 

 

Group Fitness Spin Instructor 

Category: Non-Exempt Part-Time <20 hrs/week
Department / Division: Fitness
Position Description: Instruct safe and effective group exercise classes at the YWCA Central Carolinas. 

Education/ExperienceHigh School diploma required. Instructor must be certified through ACE, ACSM, AFAA, or other nationally recognized organization. Instructor must have current CPR/First Aid/AED certifications. One year’s class instruction experience is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instructors must possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with both groups and individuals.
  • Instructor must be able to teach without the use of a microphone.
  • Instructor must offer safe modifications for YWCA members relevant to the class format and description.
  • Instructors must be well-organized, on time to class and be able to develop evolving routines/exercises for specific classes with diverse populations.
  • Instructors are responsible for keeping instructional areas neat and orderly. In the cases where equipment must be moved from one location to another, instructors are responsible for moving and replacing whatever equipment is needed for class.
  • When a substitute is needed, instructors should contact staff from available sub list and notify Director of Fitness of the substitution.
  • Instructor is responsible for accurately recording hours worked and class attendance numbers.
  • Ability to comply and execute all safety and emergency YWCA protocols.
  • Additional duties as needed by the Director of Fitness.

    Physical Demands: 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The     employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit, and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision.

 Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail with position title in the subject line to hr@ywcacentralcarolinas.org


 

Lifeguard (part time; $9/hour)


Category: Part-Time Hourly <20 hrs/week

Under general supervision, lifeguard will attentively observe the pool area and enforce YWCA rules and regulations.

Education/Experience:

Certifications will include current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, and First Aid. Must be a strong swimmer. Minimum one year of lifeguarding experience is preferred but not necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Watch the pool and ensure safety of swimmers at all times. Lifeguards must be attentive to their areas of responsibility and not be distracted.
  • Enforce all rules established at the YWCA and posted at the facility. Always be professional, polite and consistent when enforcing rules.
  • Be able to respond rapidly to all emergencies in the pool area and administer proper care to victims in the instance of an emergency. Complete incident report and notify Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness when accidents or emergencies occur.
  • Test chlorine, pH, air and water temperature every three hours and log results in the quality log.
  • Record hourly patron attendance. Manage pool patron traffic during times of multiple events or heavy usage.
  • Monitor severe weather conditions, closing the pool when necessary.
  • Report any mechanical or chemical problems in pool area to Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness.
  • Assist in keeping the pool and pool deck clean.
  • Additional duties as required by the Aquatics Coordinator and/or Director of Fitness.
    Please submit employment application, resume and cover letter via e-mail to hr@ywcacentralcarolinas.org with position title in the subject line.


 

 

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