Nov 29, 2018

Senior Program Coordinator (Aquatics & Wellness)

  • YMCA of Southern Maine
  • Biddeford, ME, USA
Full time Assistant Aquatics Director

Job Description

Looking for a job where you can have fun AND make a difference in your community? Consider
the Y!  

The YMCA of Southern Maine is a charitable community organization committed to building
strong communities through programs and services for all. We value diversity
and inclusion, and actively work to create a safe, welcoming place for our
neighbors. Each year, we serve over 30,000 people through child care, early
childhood education, water safety, housing support, summer camp, and community
outreach and health programs. As a nonprofit organization, our programs are
accessible to all, regardless of one’s ability to pay.

Under the guidance of the Branch Executive or Program Director, the Senior Program Coordinator will assist with the management of the Aquatics & Wellness programs, providing support
to aquatics and wellness staff, creating collaborations with peers, staff and
members. The Senior Program Coordinator will build relationships with volunteers,
members and the community, and provide helpful, friendly and professional
customer service. They will be responsible to ensure that the aquatics and
wellness departments will convey the mission, purpose, image and core values of
the YMCA of Southern Maine. The Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining
schedules for staff, program development, assuring day to day compliance with
all programs as well as maintaining applicable certification standards.

Essential Functions: General  

  1. In conjunction with the Branch Executive or Program Director, maintain
    all aquatics and wellness programming and initiatives.   
  2. Hold accountable and provide supervision of aquatics and wellness staff
    and volunteers including interviewing, hiring, training, assigning and
    directing work, performance appraisals, and addressing complaints and
    resolving problems.   
  3. Greet
    all members and guests and provide excellent customer service both on the phone
    and in person by providing accurate and complete information and problem
    solving in a timely manner to the benefit of the members. 
  4. Communicate
    effectively with support services and other program leaders to coordinate
    programs to meet the needs of groups. 
  5. Assist the Branch Executive/Program Director in developing and
    monitoring aquatics and wellness budgets and adhere to association
    policies regarding fiscal compliance. 
  6. Serve as an
    Annual Campaign (the Y’s annual fundraising campaign) team captain by
    recruiting individuals to volunteer to raise money for the Y’s programs
    and financial assistance, training and motivating your team, and
    soliciting for donations. 
  7. Attend and participate in YMCA of Southern Maine Program Team
    meetings for Aquatics and Wellness. 
  8. Provide a level of direct service work in program areas (including
    but not limited to lifeguarding, swim lessons coverage, group exercise classes, monitoring the wellness floor, etc.) 
  9. Meet the association standard for attendance, punctuality and
    dependability; keeping in confidence matters related to office or
    personnel; and, exercises good judgment around areas of responsibility. 
  10. Adheres to all Y
    Brand guidelines and receives prior approval for use and creation of any Y
    related social media from the Advancement department. 
  11. Is an advocate
    to the Y by promoting our Cause. Assists with the annual campaign by
    increasing awareness about the campaign in and outside of the Y and
    identifying prospective donors and/or volunteers. 
  12. Other duties as required. 



Wellness & Aquatics Specific:  

  1. Be in compliance with YMCA and Health Department standards. 
  2. Create and maintain program calendars and schedules. 
  3. Ensure Wellness Center & Pool
    cleanliness with wellness and aquatics staff.
     Report any mechanical needs to Branch Executive, Program Director and/or support services.
  4. Check and record pool chemistry and
    discuss related chemistry or mechanical concerns with Branch Executive and
    support services.



  • Bachelor’s
    Degree and 1-3 years proven supervisory experience. Prior experience in
    aquatics leadership role a plus.
  • Good
    decision making, communication and organizational skills.
  • Effective
    interpersonal skills and ability to effectively present information in a clear,
    understandable language in a group or one-on-one situation.
  • Familiar
    with budgeting process.
  • Self-motivated
    and ability to take initiative.
  • Certified
    Pool Operator (within 6 months of hire).
  • Automatic
    External Defibrillator (AED) and Oxygen (02) Training.
  • Maintain
    certification or re-certification and/or by taking CEC’s.
  • Proficient
    computer skills including Microsoft Office or Mac equivalent.
  • Effective
    problem solving skills, multi-tasking, and strong organizational skills.  
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable
    vehicle and ability to travel locally.  
  • Required: Certified in YMCA On
    the Guard II and/or ARC Lifeguarding. 
  • Certified as a Lifeguard
    Instructor Trainer preferred.
  • YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or ARC Water Safety Instructor Preferred
  • Personal Training Certification preferred

Cost shared premium with Health, Dental. Employer paid Short & Long Term
Disability and Life insurance, when eligible 7% employer contribution toward
Retirement plan, Free Individual or Family YMCA membership, casual work
environment with a culture focused on relationship building and our mission.
Generous Paid Time Off Policy granted Immediately upon hire: 224 hours of PTO
(prorated based on hire date), 5 days of Floating Holiday and 6 paid

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