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

Dance Instructor

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in dance classes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Instructs dance lessons in the areas of creative movement, jazz, lyrical and/or ballet for youth ages 3-11 years old within YMCA guidelines.
2. Develop lesson plans for lessons including stretching, across the floor technique and new routines.

3. Choreograph multiple dance routines throughout each session.

4. Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA.
5. Conveys information on dance programs, proper attire, student progress and schedules and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.
6. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, student progress etc.).
7. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
8. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
9. Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED and Basic First Aid
2. Must be able to demonstrate dance instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
3. At least 18 years of age.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
4. Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper dance techniques.
5. Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.

SCHEDULE:
Must be able to work a combination of Monday and Thursday evenings as well as Saturday mornings.

TO APPLY:
E-mail a resume and cover letter to Brad Duewel; Sports & Recreation Director bduewel@gallatinvalleyymca.org or drop off an employment application to the YMCA at 3673 Love. Ln, Bozeman, MT 59718

FT Infant Associate Teacher

FULL-TIME INFANT ASSOCIATE TEACHER
Non-Exempt 32-40 hrs/week during center operation
Pay: DOE with full benefit package including; health, dental, paid time off, retirement contribution and YMCA membership for family

POSITION SUMMARY:
Collaborates with and supports primary teacher. Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in related Field or a Child Development Credential or at least 2 years of experience in a licensed child care facility and high school diploma or GED.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • 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.
  • Minimum one year Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  • 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:
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

Attn: Emily Cuyle

PO Box 10158

Bozeman, MT 59718

eld@gallatinvalleyymca.org

FT Lead Infant Teacher

FULL-TIME LEAD INFANT TEACHER

Non-Exempt 32-40 hrs./week during center operation

Pay: DOE with full benefit package including; health, dental, paid time off, retirement contribution and YMCA membership for family

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Collaborates with and supports assistant teacher(s) in creating, planning and implementing daily activities, field trips and curriculum. Ensures that curriculum and daily activities encourages the growth of children in their cognitive, physical, linguistic and social/emotional development. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

  • Bachelors Degree or Associate Degree in related Field or a Child Development Credential or at least 2 years of experience in a licensed child care facility and high school diploma or GED.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.
  • Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.
  • Minimum one year Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  • 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:
Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.

TO APPLY:

Email or email Resume and Cover Letter to Emily Cuyle; Early Learning Director

GallatinValley YMCA

Attn:Emily Cuyle

PO Box10158

Bozeman,MT 59718

eld@gallatinvalleyymca.org


Position open until filled

Youth Sports Staff

YOUTH SPORTS STAFF

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Youth Sports Staff is responsible for direct leadership within various youth sports programs for the Gallatin Valley YMCA while supporting the Sports & Recreation Director in leading efforts to create an environment for healthy positive child development and strong family relationships. They will provide direct supervision of a group of children aged 6-13 during the sports activities, while providing a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Caring.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Officiate youth flag football and basketball according to general rules of the sport as well as any rules specific to the Gallatin Valley YMCA.
2.Set up the fields and courts to regulations specific to YMCA rules.
3.Assists in developing, organizing and implementing a high quality summer sports camp/
4.Supervises a group of children with a creative, fun, and positive attitude.
5.Complete all training deemed necessary by the Gallatin Valley YMCA in order to preform well in this job and receive all certificates necessary for this job.
6.Show up to scheduled games and camp on time and stay throughout the shift unless prior arrangements have been made with the Sports & Recreation Director.
7.Assist/run teen co-ed teen sports tournaments once a month.
8.Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
9.Attends staff meetings and training's as scheduled.
10.Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
11.Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Knowledge and experience participating and/or officiating flag football and basketball games.
2.Background and experience in sports, physical education, and/or exercise science.
3.Create positive interactions and relationships with youth, families, and coaches; create an environment of active listening, strong understanding of cultural competency, diversity and inclusion.
4.Ability to create curriculum and training's that facilitate age appropriate skills for the youth participating.
5.Must be able to demonstrate the ability to control all aspects of a flag football, a basketball game, and a sports tournament.
6.Must be in reasonably good physical condition and able to work extended periods of time on his/ her feet.
7.At least 18 years of age.
8.CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
9.Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.


SCHEDULE:
Must be able to work a combination of weekdays/nights and weekends.

TO APPLY:
E-mail a resume and cover letter to Brad Duewel; Sports & Recreation Director at bduewel@gallatinvalleyymca.org or drop off an employment application to the YMCA at 3673 Love Ln Bozeman, MT 59718.

Group Exercise Instructor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Group Exercise Instructor is integral in creating a positive and encouraging environment welcoming to all YMCA members, while being enthusiastic representative of the Gallatin Valley YMCA. Under the guidance and supervision of the Healthy Living Director, the Instructor is responsible for meeting member’s needs, maintaining a safe environment, and guiding members through group fitness classes. The goal of a Group Instructor is to assist members in building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The role of the Instructor is to assist members through this process by providing upbeat and positive class experiences, support and motivation. Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times. The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the Gallatin Valley YMCA are conveyed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•18 years of age or older.
•High School diploma or GED is required.
•YMCA or National Accredited Group Exercise certification is required
•Bachelor’s degree in Health Fitness related field is preferred.
•The candidate must have working knowledge of all principles of health and fitness.
•2+ years experience teaching group exercise classes
•Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•CPR and First Aid and AED Certification (within 30 days of hire)
•Must be willing to work a variety of shifts including mornings, evenings and weekends.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Have an understanding of fitness principles, along with specific experience in strength training, cardiovascular training and overall health and wellness.
•Possess the ability to work with varying wellness levels regardless of age, gender, race, socioeconomic status, lifestyle or fitness level.
•Create unique and fun fitness classes to teach YMCA members and guests.
•Ability to engage in member conversations and build genuine relationships creating a welcoming environment for people from all walks of life.
•Initiate feedback with members on wellness floor to answer questions, encourage, motivate and assist in their workouts.
•Ability to analyze problems and solve using good judgment and resourcefulness.
•Identify members who may be using unsafe or ineffective techniques and make helpful suggestions. Notify Healthy Living Director if there is unsafe behavior observed.
•Consistently monitor member feedback and participation in classes and provide information to Healthy Living Director.
•Willingness to contact members through personal phone calls or emails, offering wellness participation encouragement.
•Regularly check group exercise equipment to ensure proper maintenance.
•Maintain working knowledge of wellness and fitness trends to provide effective information and support to members.
•Ability to remain calm and positive in stressful situations.
•Ability to attend all trainings and meetings as required, even if scheduled outside normal working or regular scheduled hours.
•Demonstrate passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA.
•Personal computer skills and experience with software is helpful
•Meet the standard for attendance, punctuality and dependability; keeping in confidence matters related to office or personnel; and, exercises good judgment around areas of responsibility.
•Promote and market YMCA health and wellness programs in the community.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email resume, cover letter, and three references that can be called to:
Megan Elliott hld@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

3673 Love Lane
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mailing Address

PO Box 10158
Bozeman, MT 59719

Phone

406-994-9622

Hours

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