Employment Opportunities

CURRENT OPENINGS

There are many exciting career opportunities with the Gaston County Family YMCA. We have listed our current openings below. If no positions are listed, or you don’t find something that interests you, please check back with us.

We are looking for employees with positive attitudes who are obsessed with providing great service to our members, program participants & volunteers. Please use the application below to apply. Be specific and direct your application to the correct YMCA Director to ensure the person hiring is able to review it.

Online Application for Employment

Download Application for Employment (pdf)

 

Association

No association openings at this time. Please check back.

 

Cherryville YMCA Location

Afterschool Counselor – Under the Supervision of the Site Director and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Afterschool Counselor will be responsible for the supervision, behavior management and programming of the participants in the Afterschool Program. Early education credentials preferred. Send resumes or completed applications to Sharon Padgett at spadgett@gastonymca.org.

Afterschool Site Director- Under the Supervision of the Program Director and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Afterschool Site Director will be responsible for the supervision, behavior management and programming of the participants in the Afterschool Program. Early education credentials preferred. Send resumes or completed applications to Sharon Padgett at spadgett@gastonymca.org.

Sports Coordinator – Under the supervision of the Association Sports Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Sports Coordinator works with parents, children, and volunteer coaches during practices and games. Send resumes or completed applications to Sharon Padgett, spadgett@gastonymca.org.

Sports Staff/Referee – Under the supervision of the Association Sports Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Sports staff works with parents, children, and volunteer coaches during practices and games. Send resumes or completed applications to Sharon Padgett, spadgett@gastonymca.org.

 

Central YMCA Location

Afterschool Counselor – Child Care Credentials/BSAC preferred
Under the Supervision of the Site Director and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Afterschool Counselor will be responsible for the supervision, behavior management and programming of the participants in the Afterschool Program. Early education credentials preferred. Send resumes or completed applications to Andrew Campbell, acampbell@gastonymca.org

Program Bus Driver – Under the direction of the Afterschool Director, or his/her designate, and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, the Afterschool Bus driver will be directly responsible for the safety and supervision of participants while being transported on a 60-72 passenger Gaston County Family YMCA bus. Must have a valid CDL license.

Lifeguard – Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of the facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Send resumes or completed applications to Candace Hyde at  chyde@gastonymca.org

Swim Instructor – Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the swim instructor teaches lessons in accordance with American Red Cross or YMCA guidelines. Send resumes or completed applications to Candace Hyde at  chyde@gastonymca.org

 

Stowe Family YMCA Location

Afterschool Counselor – Under the Supervision of the Site Director and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Afterschool Counselor will be responsible for the supervision, behavior management and programming of the participants in the Afterschool Program. Early education credentials preferred. Send resumes or completed applications to Mandy Lail at mlail@gastonymca.org

Program CDL Bus Driver  – Under the direction of the Afterschool Director, or his/her designate, and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, the Afterschool Bus driver will be directly responsible for the safety and supervision of participants while being transported on a 60-72 passenger Gaston County Family YMCA bus. Must have a valid CDL license. Contact Mandy Lail at mlail@gastonymca.org with questions or to apply.

ZUMBA Instructor – Under the supervision of the Wellness Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the ZUMBA instructor teaches classes that follow ZUMBA instructor certification guidelines and YMCA guidelines. Send resumes or completed applications to Josey Messer at jmesser@gastonymca.org.

Spin/Cycle Instructor – Under the supervision of the Wellness Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Spin/Cycle instructor teaches classes that follow instructor certification guidelines and YMCA guidelines. Send resumes or completed applications to Josey Messer at jmesser@gastonymca.org or Richard Hamilton at rhamilton@gastonymca.org.

Barre Instructor – Under the supervision of the Wellness Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Barre instructor teaches classes that follow instructor certification guidelines and YMCA guidelines. Send resumes or completed applications to Josey Messer at jmesser@gastonymca.org or Richard Hamilton at rhamilton@gastonymca.org.

Lifeguard – Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of the facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Send resumes or completed applications to Jeff Pesesky @ jpesesky@gastonymca.org

Swim Instructor – Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the swim instructor teaches lessons in accordance with American Red Cross or YMCA guidelines. Send resumes or completed applications to Jeff Pesesky at jpesesky@gastonymca.org.

Maintenance Position – Under the supervision of the Properties Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the part time maintenance position works within the building services department at the Stowe Family YMCA. Please apply with the above link.

Member Services Staff – Under the Supervision of the Associate Executive Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the part time Member Services Staff is directly responsible for building member relations, operations at the member service desk, proper phone etiquette, and customer service at a high level. Please apply with the above link.

 

South Gaston YMCA Location

Afterschool Counselor – Under the Supervision of the Site Director and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Afterschool Counselor will be responsible for the supervision, behavior management and programming of the participants in the Afterschool Program. Early education credentials preferred.  Must be available Monday through Friday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Apply online with link above.

Lifeguard – Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of the facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Send resumes or completed applications to Candace Hyde @ chyde@gastonymca.org

Swim Instructor – Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the swim instructor teaches lessons in accordance with American Red Cross or YMCA guidelines. Send resumes or completed applications to Candace Hyde at  chyde@gastonymca.org

 

Pharr Family YMCA Location

Sports Staff/Referee – Under the supervision of the Association Sports Director, and in accordance with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Sports staff works with parents, children, and volunteer coaches during practices and games. Send resumes or completed applications to Michael Stout at mstout@gastonymca.org or call 704.824.1131 for more information.

 

 

EOE Statement
The Gaston County Family YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state or local law.