Sports & Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator (Flushing YMCA)

New York, NY 11354
United States

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.
The Flushing YMCA is seeking a Sports & Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator who will provide support to the Sports & Healthy Lifestyles department by delivering consistent, quality programming as well as enhancing customer service and member retention. The Sports & Healthy Lifestyles department includes Fitness Center and Equipment, Personal Training, Group Exercise, Y Fit Start, Sports Classes and Private Lessons, and Basketball League and Performance Camps.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide outstanding hospitality to all members and guests.
  • Provide members with opportunities that will increase their involvement, sense of belonging, and ownership of the YMCA.
  • Assist in the scheduling, maintenance, and management of facility and equipment in partnership with the branch’s maintenance department.
  • Assist with the management of programs to maximize member satisfaction, revenue and compliance with the YMCA standards. Assist in the recruiting, scheduling, supervising, and evaluations of program staff.
  • Assist in the scheduling, maintenance, and management of facility and equipment in partnership with the branch’s maintenance department.
  • Execute administrative duties, i.e. tracking, reports, schedules, equipment, supplies, and payroll.
  • Assist in development, control and tracking of departmental budget in accordance with branch and Association guidelines.
  • Research, facilitate and build quality programs that provide member satisfaction.
  • Set annual priority objectives-improve service, based on annual staff and customer evaluation/feedback.
  • Serve as a point of contact for all Healthy Lifestyles & Sports staff.
  • Track and ensure that staff certifications are current and on file.
  • Maintain required certifications, tracked in Club Connect.
  • Attend current hospitality training within 90 days of hire.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of branch emergency procedures and take appropriate action for emergency situations.
  • Serve as branch Manager on Duty, as assigned.
  • Support community and promotional special events as needed.
  • Actively participate in training sessions and designated meetings.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; College coursework preferred.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Ability to work with participants of varying experience and skills levels.
  • Knowledge of fitness trends, fitness training, Foundation of Strength and Conditioning, Group Exercise and Listen First, and Principles of Member Health & Wellness.
  • Excellent hospitality, interpersonal and communications skills.
We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

** New Requirement**

All potential YMCA of Greater New York employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Please use the “Additional Attachment” section on the online application to upload your proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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