Employment

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. At Franklin County’s Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Position Summary:
Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of the lobby area, sanitizing stations, and throughout the building.

Essential Functions:
1. Provide excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the facility and on the phone, contributing to member retention.
2. Consistently greet every person who enters the YMCA (by name, if known) and recognize all members and guests when they leave. Checks in members at Main and Hope Street entrances and tours prospective members.
3. Utilize the ReClique CORE system to check members in, sell memberships, update member information, look up membership information, register participants into programs, as well as closing out the shift and running reports.
4. Process point of sale receipts: new memberships, membership renewals, program registration, merchandise and gift certificates, day passes, etc.
5. Answer phones, direct calls, and provide accurate information about membership and programs.
6. Build relationships with members; helps members connect with one another and to the YMCA.
7. Handle and resolve membership concerns and informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
8. Data entry, filing, mailings, and cleaning projects; other duties as needed.

Qualifications:
1. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
2. Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds.
3. Computer/technology knowledge and data entry skills.
4. Commitment to providing positive customer service.
5. Interest in promoting Health & Wellness.

YMCA Competencies:

  • Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values.
  • Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
  • Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
  • Builds rapport and relates well to others.
  • Listen First/Motivational Interviewing Skills: Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, remains calm in challenging situations, and listens for understanding and meaning.
  • Makes sound judgments and transfers learning from one situation to another.
  • Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
  • Assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations, and how they impact relationships.

Email resume / application to Stacie at [email protected]

Franklin County’s YMCA is looking for a dedicated, passionate gymnastics coach to join our growing recreational and team staff of coaches. Perfect for experienced as well as entry-level coaches – we are willing to train the right candidate. Bring applications to the Welcome Center or email [email protected]

Essential Functions 

  • Must be able to see clearly a distance of at least 120 feet to ensure safe activity of both athletes and their instructors.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be physically capable of spotting gymnasts (and learning to spot) from beginning levels through Optional gymnasts, with cognitive ability to create progressions when physical strength is not sufficient.
  • Must have auditory ability to clearly hear gymnasts, remain vigilant for potentially dangerous situations, and communicate clearly with other staff.
  • Must have transportation to and from practices.

Responsibilities 

A coach, in coordination with the Gymnastics Director and fellow coaches will be expected to:

  • Fit into and build upon the gym culture, which first prioritizes health, then personal character, then athleticism of the gymnast.
  • Maintain a positive training environment, with the ability to hold athletes accountable without shame or humiliation tactics.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings, within the Gymnastics Center and the general YMCA -Attend evening and weekend practices.
  • Act as a role model under the YMCA’s four pillars of character: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility

In addition to the above, a team coach will be expected to:

  • Have working knowledge or eagerness to earn knowledge of the JO and Xcel Code of Points and their applications
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of practice plans for all competitive levels, with opportunity to oversee our Pre-Team practice groups.

Certifications and Requirements 

  • Position dependent upon successful notification of CORI/DCF/SORI and Fingerprint results.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain certifications in: First Aid, CPR, AED
  • Team Coaches must have a background in gymnastics, with coaching experience preferred.
  • Team coaches must have or be willing to obtain USAG instructional or professional membership, including certifications in Safety and Risk Management, SafeSport, and USAG Instructor training.
  • Must be willing to attend additional trainings as opportunities arise to keep up with the growing knowledge base within the sport.

Compensation 

This is an hourly position of 15-30 hours per week, with pay commensurate upon experience, and ability to accrue sick time and retirement benefits. All YMCA employees are also awarded a membership at Franklin County’s YMCA, with reciprocity to use at other facilities across the country.

Immediate openings for Certified Lifeguards and Swim Class Instructors at Franklin County’s YMCA. 

Swim Class Instructors will help lead classes for a wide range of members including children and seniors.  Water Safety Instructor Certified or equivalent preferred but not required.  Candidates should be outgoing, and able to successfully work with children .

As a Lifeguard, you will help ensure the safety and well-being of all swimmers who visit our indoor pool. 

To thrive in this position you must have the physical ability to respond in an emergency situation and be able to stay focused and present throughout the duration of your shift. You must enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people including children and adults. These are the ideal opportunity for those interested in developing leadership and social skills while giving back and helping create a stronger and safer community!

Please fill out application and bring to the YMCA or email to Aquatics Director, Vivian Wells at [email protected].

Infant/Toddler Teachers & Flex Teachers Needed!

We are seeking highly motivated, flexible team members for our Y Academy at the Bolger Center for Early Childhood Education, located in Gill, MA.

Candidates must have classroom experience or a willingness to work towards EEC Certification, clean background and fingerprint check, CPR certified (can be completed upon hire), and have reliable transportation.

Job duties will include but are not limited to: engagement with children, including their supervision and care, classroom management, curriculum planning, and classroom cleaning and sanitizing.

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Franklin County’s Y, located in Greenfield, MA is seeking highly motivated, flexible team members for our Y Academy Preschool.

Candidates must have classroom experience, clean background and fingerprint check, CPR certified (can be completed upon hire), flexible availability, have reliable transportation.

Job duties will include but are not limited to: supervision of children, class management, lesson planning, and attendance for center events, diaper changing and/or toilet training, cleaning and sanitizing classrooms.

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, and responsible staff for our School Age Child Care Programs. Staff will gain invaluable experiences at the School Age Child Care Programs at Franklin County’s Y through lessons in creativity, teamwork, safety, and organization; all skills that will help in any future role. Be a part of an international organization while making a difference on a local level.

Hours are Monday to Friday from 3-6 pm with availability needed on school vacation days, in-service days, and holidays. 

Not just another job, but a chance to make a huge impact!

Please fill out application and bring to the YMCA or email to [email protected].

FREE CLOTHING STORE!

Please consider donating good, clean clothing (sneakers, shoes, belts, purses, etc.) to our upcoming FREE CLOTHING STORE through Oct 3.

Come ‘shop’ our store on Tuesday, Oct 4 from 10-6 pm.
Open to the entire community.

Interested in volunteering, call the Welcome Center.