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Employment Opportunities 

The most fun you'll have in any job will be with the YMCA of the Chippewa Valley. We offer both full-time and part-time employment opportunities in a variety of areas. Here, you'll create solutions for kids, families and communities. You'll be able to apply your experience and knowledge to make a real difference in the lives of those around you. You'll put your imagination and creativity to work in an environment built upon teamwork and community.


Finance Coordinator (Chippewa Falls)

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Finance Coordinator at the YMCA of the Chippewa Valley intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined and also manages, evaluates and maintains information system technologies. Click here to see the complete job description.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Hillary at hkoppes@ymca-cv.org.


Early Childhood Teacher (Chippewa Falls)

The YMCA Early Learning Community has an exciting full-time teaching position open! This position is 40 hours per week 5 days a week.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide quality, safe and fun programming
  • Lesson planning
  • Create relationships with children 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree (or higher) in Early Childhood or related field
  • Willing to participate in furthering childcare education courses paid for by the YMCA 
  • Previous childcare/licensed daycare work experience preferred  
  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, team player & professional
  • Enjoy being around kids, reliable and adaptable 
  • CPR/First Aid Certification within 6 months of employment (covered by the YMCA upon hire).

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Nick at nsalimes@ymca-cv.org.


Sports Tykes Instructor (YMCA Sports Center)

The YMCA Sports Center seeks a Sport Tykes instructor for the current 2020-2021 program year. Classes are Monday and Wednesday evenings with staff requirements from 5:00-7:15 PM. Instructors will teach 2 classes each evening to youth groups ages 3-5.


RESPONSIBILITIES
The Sport Tykes instructor is responsible for introducing skills specific to a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, t-ball, track, football, and soccer. The instructors will guide and enable the participants to perform to the best of their abilities while ensuring a positive, fun learning environment.

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates will:

  • Follow lesson plans.
  • Be able to instruct through constructive teaching skills and positive reinforcement.
  • Promote a fun, instructive atmosphere with an emphasis on listening and following directions.

*To apply, please fill out the general application found below. Please email Sawyer Sturz, Program Coordinator, at ssturz@ymca-cv.org if you have further questions.  


School Age Teacher (Eau Claire)

The YMCA School Aged Childcare program is looking for individuals to work with school age children before school, after school, during full day care and also to drive bus! This position is 20 hours per week 5 days a week.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lesson planning
  • Implement daily schedules
  • Provide fun activities for children
  • Record keeping 
  • Create relationships with children 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, team player & professional
  • Enjoy being around kids, reliable and adaptable 
  • CPR/First Aid Certification within 6 months of employment (covered by the YMCA upon hire).

Please submit your cover letter and resume to ecsacc@ymca-cv.org.


After School Age Teacher (Chippewa Falls)

The YMCA School Aged Childcare program is looking for individuals to work with school age children after school. This position is 20 hours per week 5 days a week.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lesson planning
  • Implement daily schedules
  • Provide fun activities for children
  • Record keeping 
  • Create relationships with children 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, team player & professional
  • Enjoy being around kids, reliable and adaptable 
  • CPR/First Aid Certification within 6 months of employment (covered by the YMCA upon hire).

Please submit your cover letter and resume to cfsacc@ymca-cv.org.


Lifeguard Instructor and CPR Instructor  (Eau Claire YMCA)

Both Lifeguard Instructors and CPR Instructors are key member of the Aquatics team that are responsible for teaching Lifeguard courses, Lifeguard Review courses, or a variety of First Aid/CPR/AED courses in Lay Person or Professional/Health Care provider, for staff and community members.  Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, it is the Instructor's responsibility to educate, , observe, provide feedback and correction, leadership, supervision, and safety of all course participants.  Also, responsible for the appearance, presentation, and working order of all materials and equipment used for training.  Must have a current Lifeguard and/or CPR certification.  Preferred, but not required certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and/or Firs Aid/CPR/AED Instructor.


Water Exercise Instructor (Eau Claire YMCA)

Teaches YMCA water aerobics class Monday and Wednesday from 8:00-9:00 am. Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercise, stretching, and cool down. Instructs patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises; identifies different muscle groups, and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles. Assists patrons, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for members and class participants. Keeps management informed of pool activities, facility needs, and significant problems. Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members. Ensures pool safety and YMCA policies are adhered to. Performs related duties as required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Instructor (AEA, ACE, AFAA), water specialty/certification preferred.
  • Certification in CPR/AED desired.
  • Necessary knowledge of hydrodynamic principles and water exercise movements.
  • Familiar with human anatomy- muscle groups, body functions during exercise.
  • Knowledge of teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, tempo, cueing technique, and rhythm.
  • Incorporate creative exercises using different equipment.
  • Ability to be professional and motivate class participants.

Lifeguard (Chippewa Falls or Eau Claire YMCA)

The Lifeguard is a key member of the Aquatics team that is responsible for supervising the aquatics area to prevent accidents, assist swimmers, and respond to emergencies. Each member of our Lifeguard team creates a safe, positive and enjoyable atmosphere, promoting member safety and satisfaction in accordance with the YMCA policies and procedures. A Lifeguard builds positive relationships with members and program participants through effective listening and verbal skills. You will oversee multiple activities including open swim, water exercise, swim lessons and lap swimming. Hours are flexible for your schedule. Must be 15 years or older. 


Swim Instructor (Eau Claire YMCA)

Bring your enthusiastic attitude and passion to the Y and be a part of a meaningful team teaching people of all ages the gift of swimming. We will provide on the job training, although experience is preferred, it is not required. Ages 16 and older. Hours are flexible for your schedule. Primary responsibility is providing swimming instruction to people of all ages, excellent customer service in a safe, fun, and positive atmosphere that promotes participant potential, safety and satisfaction. Give your gift of swimming to someone else! Must be 16 years or older. 


Customer Service Team (Eau Claire YMCA)

This team is responsible for working at our Service Desk or Welcome Desk.  Duties include selling memberships, signing people up for programs, scanning cards, answering phones and being the first point of contact for YMCA members and guests.  Staff will ensure that our members and guests have great customer service and their needs are met.

Hours vary but mainly between 8 am – 10 pm Sunday - Saturday. Please apply online.