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.

Part-Time Membership Representative

POSITION SUMMARY
Under supervision of the Business Support Coordinator and the Sales & Marketing 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. The Member Representative is a great communicator, enthusiastic 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, the annual and capital campaign, and if needed, 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. Creatively promote YMCA specific programs and activities.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
• Maintain cleanliness of the welcome area, lobby, bathrooms, and locker rooms during shift. May include shoveling snow or mopping entrance.
• 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. Exercises 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.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Avril Phillips a.phillips@gallatinvalleyymca.org Must be at least 18 years old and willing to undergo background check. 

This is a part-time-time job with the hours of 5:15am-8:15am (Mon.-Fri.) and Saturday 1:30pm-8:15 pm for total of 21.75 hours per week. Includes a FREE YMCA Membership and staff program discounts.

Sales and Marketing Director

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Sales and Marketing Director is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of member acquisition and organizational marketing and advertising strategies, communication processes, and public relations activities, (both external and internal) to further the Y’s mission and increase membership and program sales and member retention.
The Sales and Marketing Director assists organizational leaders in developing marketing materials and avenues to promote programs and provides a leadership role within the organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Develops and implements sales and creative marketing strategies and materials to increase membership sales, increase member retention rates and boost program enrollment to meet or exceed growth objectives.

• Supports donor and fund raising programs with marketing materials.

• Uses data and surveys to plan and execute strategies designed to improve member experience, tour-conversion rates and membership retention rates. Consistently proves success in improving tour-conversion rates and closing membership sales. Conducts member satisfaction surveys and analyzes data with leadership team.

• Oversees the development and implementation of support materials, brand management, and messaging in the areas of marketing, communications, public relations and implements analysis and reporting on all marketing and sales activities.

• Identifies marketplace opportunities, partners and prospects. Promotes and markets the Y to companies, agencies, schools, businesses and organizations throughout the community.

• Develops strategies to continually motivate staff to improve tour conversion rates and achieve membership sales goals.

• Creates and manages all marketing and advertising communications, such as the brochures, website, facility signage, direct marketing, social media, print, TV, radio advertising and internal communications.

• Develops, manages, and monitors marketing and communications and membership sales/retention budget order to meet or exceed expectations and takes appropriate action to correct variances if necessary.
• Negotiates best pricing for marketing and advertising including print, TV, radio, social media and website.

• Develops expertise in the YMCA brand, including standards on voice, messaging and graphics. Acts as the YMCA’s brand coach, helping all staff members communicate our cause.

• Organizes membership events at the YMCA and represents the YMCA at community events to promote the YMCA. Creates quarterly new member promotions.

• Creates a member-focused culture and models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Fosters a climate of innovation and resolves problems to ensure member satisfaction.

• Provides leadership, training, and motivation for staff and volunteers to stay connected and promote the Y’s cause and services.

• Facilitates the administration of membership scholarship program and collects scholarships testimonials to facilitate story telling.

• Organizes membership events at the YMCA and represents the YMCA at community events.

• Assists with coordination of program registration, including logistics to support phone, walk-in and web registration.

• Manages member database and responds promptly to member questions, concerns, suggestions.

• Participates in staff meetings and/or related meetings.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Skilled in utilizing design software for print and web development and production. (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc..)
• Demonstrated track record of generating leads and closing sales.
• Understanding of social media and online marketing trends.
• Previous supervisory experience in customer service preferred.
• Experience with standard business software.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
• Must have good interpersonal, public relations and communications skills, including the ability to make oral presentations
• Must be able to occasionally work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
Postion begins immediately.Please respond by emailing cover letter and resume highlighting sales and marketing experience to: Andrea StevensonGallatin Valley YMCAandrea@gallatinvalleyymca.org.In cover letter please indicate if you currently live in Bozeman or are looking to relocate.

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

Lead Infant Teacher

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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans utilizing a wide range or methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing and age appropriate tools to enhance children’s learning.)
3. Creates and guides 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. Trains new employees on center/classroom procedures, including Childcare Licensing Regulations.
6. Provides leadership and assist teachers, aides and volunteers in the classroom to ensure licensing standards, policies and procedures are met properly.
7. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child. Creates individual portfolios for children to monitor progress and assessment records.
8. Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication
with parents. Engages parents as volunteers.
9. Maintains program site and equipment.
10. Maintains required program records.
11. Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
12. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
13. Collaborate with fellow teachers, YMCA staff and colleagues.
14. Change diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.
15. Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.
16. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in related Field or a Child Development Credential or at least 1 years of experience in a licensed child care facility.
2. At least 18 years of age.
3. Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.
4. Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.
5. Minimum one-year Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
6. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
program activities.
7. 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

eld@gallatinvalleyymca.org
3673 Love LaneBozeman, MT 59718

Membership Representative

POSITION SUMMARY
Under supervision of the Business Support Coordinator and the Sales & Marketing 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. The Member Representative is a great communicator, enthusiastic 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, the annual and capital campaign, and if needed, 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. Creatively promote YMCA specific programs and activities.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
• Maintain cleanliness of the welcome area, lobby, bathrooms, and locker rooms during shift. May include shoveling snow or mopping entrance.
• 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. Exercises 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.

To apply, please respond to this posting and attach a cover letter and resume. Must be at least 18 years old.

This is a full-time job with great benefits including partially paid health and dental insurance, FREE YMCA Membership, Retirement and Staff Discount on YMCA programs. Hours are Monday-Friday 1:15pm-9:15pm

Lead Preschool Teacher

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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans utilizing a wide range or methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing and age appropriate tools to enhance children’s learning.)
3. Creates and guides 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. Trains new employees on center/classroom procedures, including Childcare Licensing Regulations.
6. Provides leadership and assist teachers, aides and volunteers in the classroom to ensure licensing standards, policies and procedures are met properly.
7. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child. Creates individual portfolios for children to monitor progress and assessment records.
8. Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication
with parents. Engages parents as volunteers.
9. Maintains program site and equipment.
10. Maintains required program records.
11. Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
12. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
13. Collaborate with fellow teachers, YMCA staff and colleagues.
14. Change diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.
15. Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.
16. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in related Field or a Child Development Credential or at least 1 years of experience in a licensed child care facility.
2. At least 18 years of age.
3. Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.
4. Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.
5. Minimum one-year Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
6. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
program activities.
7. 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

eld@gallatinvalleyymca.org 3673 Love LaneBozeman, MT 59718

Early Childhood Associate Teacher

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
PO Box 10158
Bozeman, MT 59719
email: eld@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

Connect With Us