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Current Team Positions

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands has exciting opportunities for qualified persons to join our growing team of professionals, who are committed to youth and teens, education, family well-being and community collaboration. The YMCA aims to provide comprehensive, high quality youth development activities while improving the social, emotional and academic competencies of school-aged children in primary and secondary schools.

Part-Time/Seasonal Employment

PRIMARY YOUTH LEADER – After-School 

Locations Available: West Bay, George Town, Red Bay, Prospect, Savannah, Bodden Town, North Side, East End, Cayman Brac

Position Summary:  Our youth need positive and inspiring role models! Is that you? We are looking for high-energy, responsible and caring leaders to facilitate and supervise recreational and educational activities for school-aged children. From the arts, to sports, to literacy and STEM, we are looking for persons willing to lead a diverse range of activities with enthusiasm! Programme curriculum and supplies are provided, with leaders also encouraged to incorporate their own ideas as they go. Leaders will be responsible for the general safety, skill and character development of the children. Leaders will receive training and provide high quality experiences for participants that focus on the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith.

Qualifications:  Minimum of 18 years-old, excellent role model, clean police record, High School Diploma, CPR & First Aid certified, previous experience working with children preferred, ability to make quick, appropriate decisions for the safety and well-being of all children in their immediate care, and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

Work Schedule & Compensation: Programme runs from Monday – Friday, 3:00-6:00pm. Schedule based on need and participant registration, ranging from 2-5 afternoons per week. Wage ranges from CI $8.75 – $10.75 per/hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

PROGRAMME SITE COORDINATOR, AFTER-SCHOOL (Part-time)

PRIOR SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, TEACHING EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. Must be an excellent role model that is passionate about positive youth development, dependable and of strong work ethic.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for the overall supervision of children, staff and volunteers, activities and recordkeeping at the individually assigned school. Ensures a safe, high quality, fun and educational environment for all school-aged programme participants, while building a environment that fosters positive character development.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work closely with After-School leadership team to achieve departmental objectives.
• Provide direct management of all children enrolled in the programme.
• Plan weekly programme of activities, which includes the implementation of YMCA Curriculum, special events and recognition.
• Supervise, train and develop 15+ part-time staff and volunteers.
• Ensure that YMCA programme standards are met and safety procedures followed.
• Supports the upkeep and organisation of proper records and files, equipment, supplies and inventories.
• Oversee all site specific communication, working closely with school leadership and participant families.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma.
• Minimum of 2 years experience in an after-school or childcare setting.
• Strong organisational, communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills required.
• Minimum age 21.
• Should be able to lift and carry 20 lbs.
• Required to stand and be outdoors for extended periods of time.

Work Schedule & Compensation: Approx. 25 per week (with exception of school breaks), plus additional training/meeting times as dictated by programme needs, with 15-18 hours spent in programming Monday to Friday between 2:30-6:30pm.

Starting salary is CI$1,300-$1,700 per month (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 July 2022 

CAYMANIANS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. *Please note, we are only considering on island applicants*

ASSISTANT SITE COORDINATOR – After-School

Position Summary: We are in search of a person passionate about developing youth and committed to maximising the potential of every child. The Assistant Site Coordinator, under the direction of the Site Coordinator, is responsible for the overall supervision of children, staff and volunteers, activities and record-keeping at the individually assigned school. We need a person with a track record for building positive relationships, demonstrating strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to build a positive environment that fosters positive character development. This position: Provides leadership within the Extended After-School Programme (EASP), ensuring a safe, structured, educational and fun programme. Assists with the supervision and development of 15+ part-time staff, volunteers and programme partners. Ensures high quality activities and that YMCA programme standards are met and safety procedures are followed. Hosts special events, demonstrations and award ceremonies. Ensures positive and effective relationships with participants, parents, school personnel, and colleagues. Serves as a positive role model and promotes character development by embodying the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith.

Qualifications: Mature applicant capable of supervising staff team, High School Diploma, CPR & First Aid certified, minimum one year experience in an after-school or child care setting plus strong leadership, communication, supervisory and organisational skills. Should be able to lift and carry 20 lbs. Required to stand and be outdoors for extended periods of time.

Work Schedule & Compensation: Approximately 15 hours per week (Mon-Fri, between the hours of 2:30-6:30 pm), plus additional meeting/planning times, as required; CI $12.25 – $14.50 per hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

YMCA PART-TIME BENEFITS

In addition to hourly wages, the YMCA offers part-time employees:

  • 50% paid health/medical individual insurance coverage
  • 5% employer paid pension
  • ASHI CPR/AED & First Aid training
  • Darkness to Light & Child Protection training
  • Position specific training & professional development opportunities
  • YMCA programme discounts

Full-Time, Professional Positions

CAMP DIRECTOR

PRIOR MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN A CAMP OR CHILDCARE SETTING REQUIRED. Must be an excellent role model that is passionate about positive youth development, dependable and of strong work ethic.

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this position is responsible for providing direct oversight to the YMCA Day Camp programme, including Y Fun Day series, during the school and holiday breaks. Focused on youth development, the Programme Director serves as a role-model by providing participants with a Day Camp experience grounded in character development and values learning. This position is responsible for creating memories that will last a lifetime by providing a safe, FUN and values-driven camp experience for all!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct oversight to the YMCA Day Camp programme and Y Fun Day series, including daily coordination and delivery.
  • Plan and develop curriculum, including unique camp experiences and events.
  • Research and develop new programme options for children aged 5 to 12, while ensuring existing programme offerings continue to meet the changing needs and interests of participants.
  • Support the develop of marketing plans and oversee communication initiatives, including camp promotion and community engagement activities.
  • Train, supervise and develop 25+ part-time staff and volunteers.
  • Establish strong community partnerships and manage their direct involvement in the programme.
  • Oversee administrative functions tied to the programme, including scheduling and participant registration.
  • Develop, prepare and manage the annual camp budget.
  • Support the upkeep and organisation of proper records and files, equipment, supplies and inventories.
  • Participate in annual philanthropy initiatives and special events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in recreation, outdoor education, early childhood education or related field, or 5 years of experience in a camp or childcare setting. YMCA experience preferred.
  • Supervisory and budget management experience required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Proven success in programme planning and development.
  • Experience teaching and training preferred.
  • Must be comfortable in and around water – water safety, lifeguard and CPR/AED & Basic First Aid training will be required and provided by the YMCA.
  •  Should be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Required to stand and be outdoors for extended periods of time.
  • Minimum age 24. Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.

Work Schedule & Compensation: 45+ hours per week, evenings and occasional weekends required based on programme needs, starting salary: CI $45,000 – $55,000 per annum (based on education and experience) plus full-time benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 29 July 2022 

YMCA FULL-TIME BENEFITS

  • 100% paid health/medical individual insurance coverage
  • 5% employer paid pension
  • ASHI CPR/AED & First Aid training
  • Darkness to Light & Child Protection training
  • Position specific training & professional development opportunities
  • YMCA programme discounts