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The YMCA of the Cayman Islands has exciting opportunities to join our growing team of professionals committed to youth and teens, education, family well-being and community strengthening. The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is a non-profit, charitable organisation and a member of the World Alliance of YMCA's, which has been committed to positive youth development since 1844. We are loyal to our organisations’ Christian heritage, character development and promoting our core values of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith.

WE ARE CURRENTLY HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

GRAND CAYMAN - FULL TIME

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT 

Position Summary: Working closely together with the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides a high-level of administrative and secretarial support, representing the YMCA with the utmost professionalism. The position requires significant problem-solving skills and independent judgment. Manages the CEO's office with phone, email, file maintenance, scheduling, travel, and logistical support. Prepares various correspondence, complex and visually appealing reports, and special projects for the CEO. Key responsibilities include support for fundraising efforts, which consist of preparation and distribution of campaign materials, effective communication of campaign details, timely collection of contributions, as well as donor recognition. Coordinates the planning and execution of meetings and special events such as management retreats, volunteer recognition, board workshops, etc. Effectively communicates the vision of the YMCA, defining priorities through key messages articulated strategically to the community. Develops excellent relations with staff, community partners and public officials to develop successful programmes and projects aligned with strategic objectives. Serves as a key representative for public and media relations. Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects productively, collaborate cooperatively and manage time effectively. Must have the ability to make presentations, secure positive media features and professionally respond to media inquiries.

Qualifications:  Minimum 2-year degree in communications, business, administration or equivalent and 3 or more years of related experience working as an assistant to high-level executives or administrators, preferably in a non-profit setting. Must be highly organised, detail-oriented, have excellent written & verbal communication skills and exemplary computer proficiency. Knowledgeable and experienced with office processes and procedures, equipment, computers and software applications. Skills in basic graphic design are considered a plus. Ability to work with the highest integrity, discretion and professionalism. Criminal history, extensive background, references and driving record checks will be performed. Caymanian candidates or those with Right to Work preferred.

Work Schedule & Compensation: 40+ hours per week, evenings and weekends required based on project and event needs, starting salary: CI $35,360 - $39,520 per annum (based on education and experience) plus full-time benefits.

 

OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE 

Position Summary: This senior leadership role reports directly to the CEO and is the key driver in achieving a wide range of operational and organisational results. The Operations Executive is responsible for ensuring successful, mission-based YMCA objectives in the areas of staff/volunteer management, programme development and supervision, facility management, budget development and management, strong financial results, and support for excellent community relations and collaboration. This position ensures staff resources are well-aligned with strategic objectives by selecting, training, supervising and evaluating a full-time staff of at least 8 persons, as well as a part-time team of over 150 staff and volunteers. The Operations Executive ensures the highest standards of quality and safety for all community strengthening programmes while training and leading others to achieve and exceed targeted goals, meet deadlines, and advance organisational impact on the community.

Qualifications:  Master's degree in business, human services, social services or equivalent. A minimum of 10 years of successful experience in staff, programme, facility and financial management in the non-profit sector, with a minimum of 5 years of related YMCA experience. Knowledge and experience in all aspects of operations to include staff supervision and development, quality programme development and implementation, facility and property management (preferably with recreational facilities), successful membership practices, volunteerism, and sound financial practices with budgetary responsibilities of $2 million or higher. Strong track record providing leadership or direct management in youth and adult sports, health and wellness programmes, day camp, teen leadership, and adventure-based counseling/team-building programmes. Requires strong background leading training and professional presentations. Solid track record of cultivating impactful relationships with community leaders, collaborative partners, donors and Board members. The preferred candidate will also have grant writing and fund development experience and be able to articulate the needs and priorities of the YMCA to potential donors and funding agencies. Excellent managerial, networking, conflict resolution and communication skills. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. Criminal history, extensive background, references and driving record checks will be performed. Caymanian candidates or those with Right to Work preferred.

Work Schedule & Compensation: 45+ hours per week, evenings and weekends required based on programme and facility needs. Professional salary will be commensurate with level of experience and education, to include generous full-time benefits.

YMCA FULL-TIME BENEFITS:  In addition to per annum salary, the YMCA offers full-time salaried employees: 100% paid health/medical individual insurance coverage, 5% employer paid pension, paid time off, holiday pay, training opportunities, continuing education, YMCA programme discounts and career development opportunities.

 

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMME COORDINATOR - HIGH SCHOOL   

Locations Available: John Gray High School & Clifton Hunter High School

PRIOR YOUTH WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED & SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.

Position Summary: We are in search of persons passionate about developing Cayman’s teens and committed to maximising the potential of every child. We need persons with a proven track record for building positive relationships, demonstrating strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to gain the support of and engage the community. The successful candidate will be committed to seeking and securing community partnerships that will offer teens a diverse range of opportunities, contributing towards their development as influential leaders for our future! This position: Provides leadership and direction within the High School Extended After-School Programme (EASP), ensuring a safe, structured, educational and fun programme for up to 500 students. Supervises and develops 25+ part-time staff, volunteers and programme partners. Ensures high quality activities and programme, establishes new programme activities and ensurse that YMCA programme standards are met and safety procedures are followed. Ensures accurate participation record-keeping and provides regular qualitative and quantitative reports. Ensures community service projects and leadership development initiatives are hosted on an ongoing basis. Hosts special events, club demonstrations and award ceremonies. Ensures positive and effective relationships with participants, parents, school personnel, and colleagues. Demonstrates ability to implement strategies to maintain student interest and participation.  Serves as a positive role model and promotes character development by embodying the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith.

Qualifications:  Associate Degree or certification in education, human services, social services or related field preferred. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an after-school or youth programme setting. Supervisory experience highly preferred. Excellent organisation and communication skills, strong relationship-building abilities and problem-solving strategies. Must have general computer knowledge and be competent in Microsoft Excel, file sharing services and email.  Minimum age 21, CPR & First Aid Certified. Should be able to lift and carry 20 lbs. Required to stand and be outdoors for extended periods of time. Only Caymanians or legal residents with the right to work need apply.

Work Schedule & Compensation:  10-month contract (September – June), with opportunities to extend. Approximately 35 hours per week, with 15 hours spent in programming Monday – Friday between the hours of 2:30pm – 5:30pm. Starting salary between $25,000 - $29,000 over contract period, or $2,500 to $2,900 per month (based on education and experience), plus pension & health benefits, training opportunities, YMCA programme discounts and career development opportunities.

GRAND CAYMAN - PART TIME

AFTER-SCHOOL YOUTH LEADER (PRIMARY SCHOOL) 

Locations Available: West Bay, George Town, Red Bay & Bodden Town

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 $8.50 - $12.00 per/hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

AFTER-SCHOOL MULTI-SPORT INSTRUCTOR (PRIMARY & HIGH SCHOOL

Locations Available: Serving schools from across the island, based primarily out of George Town

Position Summary:   Through the after-school programme, we look to promote the importance of leading a healthy and active lifestyle to our school-aged youth. We are looking for a positive and versatile sports enthusiast who can motivate our youth to stay active, condition their minds and bodies, and make healthy eating choices. This person will be creative, motivating, diverse in their approach and have the ability to positively influence youth of varying abilities. At the Y, we like to play with a purpose; the purpose of this position is to have fun while creating healthy citizens of Cayman’s community. Under the direction of the After-School Programme Manager, this Instructor will be responsible for the general safety, positive growth and character development of participants by providing high quality instruction and overall experience, rooted in YMCA core values.

Qualifications:  Minimum age 21, High School Diploma, CPR & First Aid certified, previous experience working with children, previous experience leading sports activities, 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: Approximately 15 hours per week, with programming being delivered Monday - Friday, between the hours of 3:00-5:30pm; CI$10.75-$18.00 per/hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

 

 ASSISTANT SITE COORDINATOR (PRIMARY SCHOOL)

Locations Available: Bodden Town

PRIOR SUPERVISORY & TEACHING EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.

Position Summary: The Assistant Site Coordinator, in partnership with the Site Coordinator, is responsible for the overall supervision of staff and volunteers, children, activities and record-keeping at the individually assigned school. Ensures a safe, fun and educational environment for all school-aged programme participants. Builds a positive environment that fosters positive character development. Aids in the professional development of staff and volunteers. Must be an excellent role model that is passionate about positive youth development, dependable and of strong work ethic.

Qualifications:  Minimum age 21, 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.

Work Schedule & Compensation:  Approximately 15 – 18 hours per week, with programming being delivered Monday - Friday, between the hours of 2:30-6:30 pm, plus additional meeting/planning times, as required; CI $12-$14.00 per hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

CAYMAN BRAC - PART TIME

AFTER-SCHOOL YOUTH LEADER (PRIMARY SCHOOL) 

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 $8.50 - $12.00 per/hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

ADVENTURE, COOKING & SPORTS CLUB INSTRUCTORS (HIGH SCHOOL)

Locations Available: Layman Scott Senior High School

Position Summary:  We are looking to expand our programme offerings for high school-aged students in Cayman Brac and invite applicants to lead our existing Adventure, Cooking & Sports Clubs. The successful candidates will have a passion for inspiring and developing teens, a desire to provide them with further opportunities, and be committed to seeing them develop new talents and life skills. Under the direction of the Site Coordinator, Instructors are responsible for the general safety, positive growth and character development of participants by providing high quality instruction and overall experience, rooted in YMCA core values. Community projects and outreach are encouraged.

Qualifications:  Minimum age 21, High School Diploma, CPR & First Aid certified, previous experience working with children, 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:  1-2 days per week, 3:00-5:00pm; CI$10.75-$18.00 per/hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.