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DONALD DELONG

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KIMBERLY DANDINO

Senior Director of Youth Development

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SUSAN CHRISTIANO

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Board of Directors

JILL THAISZ

Board of Directors

MARK WILL

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MICHELLE KELLEY

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MATT GUZIELEK

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Toddler Assistant Teacher [Early Learning Center]

 

Our early childhood center is looking for an Assistant Teacher who can help create innovative lesson plans and enhance the learning environment for our students. Assistant Teachers are responsible in assuring compliance with OCFS regulations, YMCA code of conduct, and employee responsibilities presenting self as a positive role model. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with children, understands how they learn and is dedicated to creating a nurturing learning atmosphere for every student. If you have previous experience working in an early childhood center and are interested in joining our growing team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in implementing an age appropriate weekly/monthly curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of early childhood development.

  • Collaborate with teachers to monitor the development of each child.

  • Work with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development.

  • Assist in conducting health checks daily.

  • Ensure a safe, healthy, clean environment following all COVID 19 cleaning and disinfecting protocols and procedures.

  • Understand the teacher’s routine when it comes to delivering a lesson plan and running the class in the event that the teacher is absent

  • Communicate with parents and keep them informed about their child’s development and regular day-to-day schedule.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma required (Associate Degree preferred)

  2. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

  3. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

  4. Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.

  5. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.

  6. Excellent communication skills.

  7. Compassionate attitude and strong understanding of child development.

Infant Assistant Teacher [FMCC]

 

Our early childhood center at Fulton Montgomery Community College is looking for an Assistant Teacher who can help create innovative lesson plans and enhance the learning environment for our students. Assistant Teachers are responsible in assuring compliance with OCFS regulations, YMCA code of conduct, and employee responsibilities presenting self as a positive role model. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with children, understands how they learn and is dedicated to creating a nurturing learning atmosphere for every student. If you have previous experience working in an early childhood center and are interested in joining our growing team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in implementing an age appropriate weekly/monthly curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of early childhood development.

  • Collaborate with teachers to monitor the development of each child.

  • Work with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development.

  • Assist in conducting health checks daily.

  • Ensure a safe, healthy, clean environment following all COVID 19 cleaning and disinfecting protocols and procedures.

  • Understand the teacher’s routine when it comes to delivering a lesson plan and running the class in the event that the teacher is absent

  • Communicate with parents and keep them informed about their child’s development and regular day-to-day schedule.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma required (Associate Degree preferred.

  2. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

  3. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

  4. Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.

  5. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.

  6. Excellent communication skills.

  7. Compassionate attitude and strong understanding of child development.

Toddler Assistant Teacher [FMCC]

 

Our early childhood center at Fulton Montgomery Community College is looking for an Assistant Teacher who can help create innovative lesson plans and enhance the learning environment for our students. Assistant Teachers are responsible in assuring compliance with OCFS regulations, YMCA code of conduct, and employee responsibilities presenting self as a positive role model. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with children, understands how they learn and is dedicated to creating a nurturing learning atmosphere for every student. If you have previous experience working in an early childhood center and are interested in joining our growing team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in implementing an age appropriate weekly/monthly curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of early childhood development.

  • Collaborate with teachers to monitor the development of each child.

  • Work with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development.

  • Assist in conducting health checks daily.

  • Ensure a safe, healthy, clean environment following all COVID 19 cleaning and disinfecting protocols and procedures.

  • Understand the teacher’s routine when it comes to delivering a lesson plan and running the class in the event that the teacher is absent

  • Communicate with parents and keep them informed about their child’s development and regular day-to-day schedule.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma required (Associate Degree preferred)

  2. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

  3. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

  4. Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.

  5. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.

  6. Excellent communication skills.

  7. Compassionate attitude and strong understanding of child development.

Pre-School Head Teacher [FMCC]

 

Our Head Teachers are responsible for the age appropriate educational, social-emotional growth and development of each individual child as a whole, giving them a well-rounded learning environment. Head Teachers are responsible in assuring compliance with OCFS regulations, YMCA code of conduct, and employee responsibilities presenting self as a positive role model.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and implementing an age appropriate weekly/monthly curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of early childhood development. Plan daily scheduling and activities to engage children and encourage learning through play, Social, and education age appropriate learning.

  • Provide developmentally appropriate lessons for individual child learning. Provide on-going developmental evaluations of children implementing each child’s individual needs. Instill a culturally diverse environment. Maintain ongoing, open communication with Director and parents.

  • Conduct Health Checks daily, Maintain and update child information, maintain a well-rounded happy classroom to instill a nurturing and comfortable environment for children, parents and peers.

  • Ensure a safe, healthy, clean environment following all COVID 19 cleaning and disinfecting protocols and procedures.

  • Assist and monitor nutrition and meals.

 

 

Requirements:

1. AAS in Child Development, Elementary Ed, Physical Ed, Recreation or related field with no prior experience OR Child Development Associate Credential WITH one year prior experience OR 9 college credits in Child Development, Elementary Ed, Physical Ed, Recreation or related field WITH two years direct experience with children.

2. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

3. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

4. Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.

5. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.

Member Services Staff

 

The Member Services Staff at the Y is an integral part of the success of the entire facility. You are the gate keepers, the program registrars, sales people and often the face of the Y. It is important that you take that role seriously, and understand that by managing the front desk professionally, you set the tone for the rest of the staff and facility. It is imperative that you enforce the rules according to YMCA policy, and elevate any issues to the proper director.

Major Duties:

  1. Responsible for cash bag, passwords to system and keys to lock boxes.

  2. Receiving payments made to the Y for classes and programs

  3. Must be able to perform all duties of front desk as listed in desk manual and perform other related duties as assigned

  4. Responsible for access to the Y facility, programs, classes and functions.

  5. Must be comfortable with costumer service

  6. Responsible for using the phone system and light office duties as need ie: copies, collating, record keeping, etc.

  7. Must be able to give proper information out about all Y classes, programs, schedules, events and be up to date on all policies and procedures of the Y.

  8. Must keep desk area neat and clean

  9. Must arrive promptly for scheduled shift wearing uniform shirt and khaki bottoms, and appropriate foot wear is required.

  10.   Must remember to alert your Director to any problems or issues during your shift.

Lifeguard


General Function:
Under the direction of the Aquatics Coordinator, the lifeguard carries the primary responsibility for the safety and well being of all persons in the pool area. The lifeguard enforces all pool rules and regulations and uses good judgment and experience to prevent accidents. If an incident or accident occurs, the lifeguard will act within FCYMCA procedures in aiding the individual(s).


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 16 years of age.

  • Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.

  • Current certification in First Aid.

  • Current aquatic certifications (YMCA or Red Cross)

  • Be able to pass the FCYMCA swim test, as administered by the Aquatic Coordinator.

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.


Principal Responsibilities:
1. To actively guard the pool from a standing position or lifeguard chair, at all times and never leave the pool unattended. Prior to ever leaving the pool, arranges for relief by a certified lifeguard or clear the pool of all swimmers and lock the door until a certified lifeguard appears. Never engages in extended conversations or other activities while guarding the
pool.
2. Enforce pool rules and regulations of the FCYMCA as well as any branch specific regulations.
3. Signal infraction of pool rule through use of a whistle, which should be carried at all times.
4. Set up lane lines and safety ropes as required by pool program scheduling.
5. Ensure the pool area is neat and clean prior to ending shift (pick up kick boards, pull buoys and ropes, check safety equipment, etc).
6. Interact with all members and staff in a professional, courteous and friendly manner.
7. Open and close the pool according to the branch procedures.
8. Test and note whirlpool and pool chemical levels (chlorine, pH) in the Pool Log Book when not assigned to pool surveillance. 
9. In the case of an emergency during a lock-in, close the pool and immediately respond.
10. In the case of a lock in, secure all pool access doors at the end of the pool time.
11. Maintain cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team.
12. All other duties, as assigned.


Physical Requirements:
This work requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, visual acuity and swimming. The work is performed primarily indoors.

Membership Coordinator

 
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading charity committed to strengthening community. Manages the daily operations of the membership desk, including but not limited to, training and scheduling of staff, communication with members, and revenue accountability
for member service desk operations. This position begins with a dedicated 10 hours per week. Additional shifts as Member Service Representative available.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the Y and on
the phone daily, contributing to member retention. This includes greeting members by
name, scanning membership cards, registering members for programs, membership sales,
and tours.
2. Accurately input new member sales, renewals and programs into the computer.
3. Train and evaluate all front desk staff.
4. Schedule appropriate coverage for the member service desk operations.
5. Assist Operations Director with special projects such as surveys, mailings and special events.
6. Assists in the daily supervision of member service staff.
7. Clerical work such as filing and letter writing when necessary.
8. Provide coverage at the member service desk and assist with data entry as necessary.
9. Appropriately address any issues which may arise in the branch.
10. Report all accidents and incidents involving self, participants, guests or other employees.
11. Answer phones promptly, within 3 rings, in a courteous and friendly manner. Answer member questions and issues in a positive manner, meeting their needs whenever possible.
12. Builds relationships with members; helps members connect with one another and the YMCA.
13. Ensure cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:
1. BA/BS in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field preferred or equivalent experience.
2. Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR/AED, and First Aid.
3. Prior work experience with staff scheduling and training preferred.
4. Data Entry and Basic knowledge of computers.
5. Previous work experience (1-3 years) in customer service, sales or related experience.
6. Excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills.
7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Fitness Attendant

 

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading charity committed to strengthening community. Interacts with new and existing members to help them in achieving their health and well-being goals. Provides excellent customer service through guiding, supporting and motivating members by creating a welcoming environment for all members of all backgrounds and abilities.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Coach members to support of their desired behavior change. Regularly checks on members’ progress in meeting personal and program goals.
2. Supervise the wellness center, enforcing policies and procedures, as well as assisting members, as needed, by being physically present in the wellness center.
3. Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
4. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the Fulton County YMCA.
5. Utilizes tools and information for the purpose of increasing member knowledge of wellness as well as wellness programs provided through the YMCA (handouts, schedules, etc.).

6. May conduct post-enrollment interviews to understand new members’ definition of well- being, personal goals, cultural background, healthcare needs, diverse abilities and interests and develops plans to meet their individual needs.
7. Maintains and cleans equipment according to the schedule or as requested by supervisor.
8. Assist members in the wellness center by conducting health questionnaire screening and demonstrating proper equipment usage and exercise technique.
9. Follows Fulton County YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations (weather, etc.).
10. Maintain cleanliness of the facility as a member of Clean Team.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Current CPR and national certification (YMCA, ACE, NETA, AFAA, and NASM) in Wellness required.
2. Minimum of one year experience in wellness field.
3. YMCA Healthy Lifestyles certification within 60 days of hire.

Personal Trainer

 

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading charity committed to strengthening community. Provides excellent customer service through guiding, supporting and motivating members through in-depth personal wellness training, testing, and exercise prescription. Interacts with new and existing members to help them in achieving their health and well-being goals. Creates a welcoming environment for all members of all backgrounds and abilities.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational personal training sessions, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the Fulton County YMCA mission and goals.
2. Conduct health screening questionnaire to ask and answer questions from program participants and members to support them in achieving their goals related to health and well-being.
3. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members. Assist members with proper usage of wellness equipment and exercise techniques
4. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members and program participants connect with each other and the Fulton County YMCA.
5. Customize regimens for members based on an analysis of their specific needs, health, and body requirements. Observes and adjusts approach to support all participants’ capabilities, physical conditions, health, and culture.
6. Celebrates achievement related to personal goals, mastering of specific skills or overall health and well-being.
7. Keeps accurate personal training session records.
8. Follows Fulton County YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations (weather, closings, etc.).
9. Maintain cleanliness of the facility as a member of Clean Team.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:
1. BA/BS in Physical Ed., Recreation, Sports Mgt., or a related field or equivalent experience preferred.
2. Current CPR and national certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, and NASM) in Personal Training instruction or YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning certification required.
3. Minimum of one year experience in wellness field.
4. YMCA Healthy Lifestyles certification within 60 days of hire.
5. At least one year of experience teaching group wellness classes preferred.

Property Manager

 

This positions supports the work of the Y, a leading charity committed to strengthening community. Supervises all members of the Y’s property department. This position is accountable for the day to day maintenance, cleaning and improvement operations of the branch and residence facilities and vehicles, including preventative maintenance and related administrative duties (payroll, budgets, etc).


QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be a at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED.
2. Must possess a clean New York State Driver’s License.
3. Equivalent work experience will be considered. This position requires strong teamwork skills and the ability to work independently.
4. Good communication skills are a must, as interaction with diverse groups of members, staff and the general public is a daily requirement.
5. Individuals need experience and are able to comprehend general cleaning, disinfection, hard floor care, carpet care, wood floor care and related equipment operation and maintenance.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Provides overall coordination of facility maintenance, including planning and developing preventative maintenance. Oversee and perform, as necessary, all maintenance and repair activities.
2. Ensures the proper operation of all mechanical systems. Ensures the facility is cleaned daily to the standards and guidelines of the Fulton County YMCA.
3. Completes repair work and projects in a timely manner. Oversees all contractors that work in the facility and grounds. Request and review bids. Hire and supervise sub-contractors, when needed.
4. Works with outside agencies such as fire, health, building depts., etc. to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations related to facilities and grounds.
5. Manage electronic time and attendance, biweekly payroll and employee records for all staff.
6. Develops and administers annual budgets supporting the preventative and maintenance plans and monitors expenditures against budget. Ensure department maintains a positive fiscal position.
7. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs assigned staff and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
8. Participates and supports with other members of management in Fulton County YMCA’s fundraising campaigns, and all other special events.
9. Advises management on maintenance issues and projects as requested. Monitor completion of objectives in given timeframe.
10. Oversee and coordinate snow removal and lawn grooming.
11. Order and maintain maintenance and custodial supplies.
12. Purchase and maintain cleaning equipment required. Inventory all equipment.
13. Clean bathrooms, offices, classrooms, hallways and any other areas by vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing and polishing.
14. Strip and polish floors, cleans carpets and other restorative cleaning activities.
15. Move, rearrange and dust furniture and fixtures.
16. Monitor and maintain aquatic facilities in accordance with applicable standards and regulations.
17. Knowledge of OCFS regulations in maintenance repair and upkeep of the building and outside areas.
18. Coordinate and plan special workday events, i.e., annual pool shutdown, etc.
19. Assist with set up for meetings, special events, etc.
20. Provide leadership on custodial projects – painting, cleaning, contractors, etc.
21. Respond to emergencies appropriately in accordance to his/her level of training and circumstances.
22. Assist in special projects.
23. Maintain all required certifications, including Certified Pool Operator.
24. Attends all required meetings and training.
25. Performs other duties as assigned.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Ability to work indoor and outdoor in normal environment with some exposure to noise, dust, fumes, vibrations and temperature changes.
2. Ability to move within the building including movement from floor to floor and outside the building.
3. Ability to lift to 50 lbs. on a repetitive basis.
4. Ability to bend, stoop and squat.
5. May handle chemicals as part of the daily operational duties.
6. Ability to move quickly to react to safety issues.