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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
- In conjunction with the Branch Executive or Program Director, maintain
all aquatics and wellness programming and initiatives.
- 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
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.
effectively with support services and other program leaders to coordinate
programs to meet the needs of groups.
- Assist the Branch Executive/Program Director in developing and
monitoring aquatics and wellness budgets and adhere to association
policies regarding fiscal compliance.
- 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.
- Attend and participate in YMCA of Southern Maine Program Team
meetings for Aquatics and Wellness.
- 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.)
- 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.
- Adheres to all Y
Brand guidelines and receives prior approval for use and creation of any Y
related social media from the Advancement department.
- 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.
- Other duties as required.
Wellness & Aquatics Specific:
- Be in compliance with YMCA and Health Department standards.
- Create and maintain program calendars and schedules.
- Ensure Wellness Center & Pool
cleanliness with wellness and aquatics staff. Report any mechanical needs to Branch Executive, Program Director and/or support services.
- Check and record pool chemistry and
discuss related chemistry or mechanical concerns with Branch Executive and
Degree and 1-3 years proven supervisory experience. Prior experience in
aquatics leadership role a plus.
decision making, communication and organizational skills.
interpersonal skills and ability to effectively present information in a clear,
understandable language in a group or one-on-one situation.
with budgeting process.
and ability to take initiative.
Pool Operator (within 6 months of hire).
External Defibrillator (AED) and Oxygen (02) Training.
certification or re-certification and/or by taking CEC’s.
computer skills including Microsoft Office or Mac equivalent.
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