Gallatin Valley YMCA
Gallatin Valley YMCA
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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

Bus Driver

Gallatin Valley YMCA
Job Title:Bus Driver Start Date: June 12th – August 21st
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 20-30 hrs/week Monday - Friday
Reports to: Program Coordinator Pay Scale: $12-$14 per hour
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POSITION SUMMARY:
Provide bus transportation for the YMCA summer programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Safely transports passengers
2. Perform all driving duties with the utmost safety and use of defensive driving techniques
3. Conduction and record pre/post trip inspection
4. Assist youth in loading and unloading process
5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
6. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
7. Maintains clean bus
8. Responsible for keeping bus fueled, following all fueling procedures
9. Understands emergency action procedures, including but not limited to, weather incidents, flat tires, etc.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High school graduate or equivalent;
2. Class A or B CDL License
3. Clean Driving Record
4. At least 21 years of age.
5. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications prior to start date.
6. Must be able to pass a background test.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Daniel Roberts, Program Coordinator
droberts@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Summer Camp Counselor

GALLATIN VALLEY YMCA: SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR
Job Title: Summer Camp Counselor Start Date: 05/12/2017
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt 32-40 hrs/week during summer camp operations
Reports to: Youth Development Director/Program Coordinator Pay Scale: $9.00-10.25/hr DOE

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direct supervision of a group of children aged 5-12 in summer day camp. Providing a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Supervises a group of children with a creative, fun, positive attitude.
2. Implement program activities and curriculum that is culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, addresses summer learning loss components in conjunction with Montana Core Standards, and are consistent with YMCA values.
3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
4. Attends staff meetings and trainings.
5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
6. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
2. Previous experience working with children 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.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Daniel Roberts, Program Coordinator
droberts@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Membership Representative

POSITION SUMMARY
Under supervision of the Membership Director, the Membership Representative delivers excellent service to all members, program participants, donors, volunteers, and guests of the Gallatin Valley YMCA. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of area and systems. Has passion, enthusiasm, and is committed to the mission and cause of the YMCA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Builds relationships with members; greet members by name and help members connect with one another and to the YMCA.
• Responsible for member, guest, and participant satisfaction and retention through impeccable member service and practices that promote member engagement.
• Provides membership orientation and facility tours as needed, explains the YMCA mission, volunteer opportunities, our annual and capital campaign, and if interested how to apply for financial assistance.
• Strong interpersonal and communicational skills over the phone, through email, and in person.
• Assist and be very knowledgeable with program and member registration.
• Responsible for the balance and close out of sales/transactions during shift.
• Follow proper check-in procedures for members, guests, day passes, and Nationwide Memberships to ensure that our facility is safe.
• Handle and resolve membership concerns in a timely and professional manner. Inform supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
• Work with all other Gallatin Valley YMCA departments to provide the best overall experience for participants.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
• Maintain cleanliness of the welcome area, lobby, bathrooms, and locker rooms during shift.
• Meets the standard for attendance, punctuality and dependability
• Participates in required department, staff and YMCA committee meetings and assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High school diploma and/or equivalent relevant work experience preferred
2. CPR/AED, and First Aid Certification (within 30 days of hire)
3. Excellent communications skills both verbal and written required
4. Exercise good judgment in decision making for situations even when stressful
5. Ability to connect and build genuine relationships with people of diverse backgrounds from all social and economic segments of the community
6. Attention to detail with the ability to multi-task while maintaining excellent customer service
7. Must be accurate in cash handling and able to maintain member confidentiality
8. Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: ability to take potential members on tours throughout the entire facility, must have the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency, position will include walking, standing, bending, kneeling, and lifting.

YMCA COMPETENCIES:
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits members and volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Values all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence. Must be able to engage strangers in conversations and make all people feel welcome. Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.

Operational Effectiveness: Integrates logic, intuition, and sound judgment to solve problems. Is able to transfer learning from one situation to another. Establishes goals, prioritize tasks, and make thought out decisions. Strives to meet or exceed goals and delivers a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues continual expansion of knowledge and skills. Demonstrates openness to change, new situations, obstacles, and opportunities. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations. Shares new insights.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email resume, cover letter, and three references that can be called to:
Maria Staszcuk, mstaszcuk@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.

ALWAYS NEEDING GREAT VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteer your time, talent or treasure: Do you like to coach? Great…we’ve got a place for you.
Do you like to talk to people? Great we’ve got a place for you.
Would you like to help determine the future of your YMCA? We’ve got a place for you.

The opportunities to help your YMCA give back to the community are truly endless and we are grateful for all of the amazing gifts our community provides in order that we may continue to grow and serve even more needs. Please call our office if you'd like to donate the gift of your time to the Gallatin Valley YMCA. We always have a place for you.
Click below to contact us regarding volunteer and employment opportunities.

Office Location

514 South 23rd
Bozeman, MT 59715

Mailing Address

PO Box 10158
Bozeman, MT 59719

Phone

406-994-9622

Hours

9am-5pm