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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 IN GRAND CAYMAN:

 

DAY CAMP ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Part-Time, Seasonal
Position Summary: Under the leadership and direction of the Camp Director, the Administrative Assistant provides high quality administrative support to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the Day Camp programme. Play a lead role in camper registration and parent correspondence, responsible for keeping records and processing payments. Perform general day to day office management and customer service functions. Schedule new hire orientation sessions, prepare orientation packets and provide training support as needed. Maintain and update employee and volunteer files. Support programme objectives/goals by providing instruction, supervision and character development through proper mentoring and role-modeling. Assist Programme Coordinator(s) with development and execution of lesson plans. Prepare, clean and organise programme equipment and supplies, and maintain up-to-date inventory records. Complete participant/activities reports.

Qualifications: High school diploma and 2-3 years related professional experience. Must have excellent customer service skills and a positive and helpful demeanor. Must be highly organised, detail-oriented, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong computer skills. Caymanian candidates or those with Right to Work preferred.

Work Schedule & Compensation: Weekdays, 20-25 hours per week (in season). CI $8 - $12 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, training opportunities, continuing education, YMCA programme discounts and career development opportunities.

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OPERATIONS EXECUTIVEFull-Time, Salaried

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.

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - Full-Time, Salaried

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.

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.

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FIELD COORDINATOR - Part-Time, Seasonal

Position Summary:  This position is based at the Field of Dreams, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Little League Association. The Field Coordinator role ensures a safe, high-quality and family-friendly environment for all patrons and guests to enjoy structured and well-organised baseball/softball programmes and facilities. Prepares fields for play (tees, lines, pitching machines, softball plates, etc.) and helps organize and prepare necessary equipment. Assists with basic field maintenance (water, rake, brush, tamp etc.). Provides first aid support and ice, as needed. Monitors parking issues, lights and gate access. Monitors appropriate behaviour and addresses accordingly. Identifies potential safety concerns and makes suggestions for improvements. Determines weather cancellations and communicates with players, coaches and parents regarding league updates and pertinent information. Provides feedback and suggestions to league officials to help ensure a positive experience for all involved.

Qualifications:  Positive and professional demeanor, good verbal and written communication skills, appropriate knowledge of baseball/softball and excellent judgement in working with youth, adults and volunteers. Minimum age of 18. Should be able to lift and carry 40 lbs. Required to stand and be outdoors for extended periods of time. Criminal history, extensive background and reference checks will be performed. Caymanian candidates or those with Right to Work preferred.

Work Schedule & Compensation: Approximately 4-6 hours per day, in season. Requires evening and Saturday shifts.

CI $8 - $10 per hour (based on education and experience) plus part-time benefits.

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CAMP COUNSELLOR - Part-Time, Seasonal

Position Summary: Our youth need our “best and brightest”! Is that you? We are looking for high-energy, responsible and caring leaders to help plan, facilitate and supervise recreational and educational activities for children ages 5 to 12 in a small group setting. Experience is preferred in the areas of swimming, arts & crafts, group games and sports. Leaders will also be responsible for the general safety, skill and character development of the children. Counsellors will receive training and provide high quality experiences for campers that focus on the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith.

Qualifications:  Interested applicants should be a minimum of 18 years-old, excellent role models with a clean police record and experience working with children. In addition to summer employment, positions are also available when camps are held during school breaks and holidays, as well as in various programmes throughout the school year. Limited Coordinator positions also available. Criminal history, extensive background and reference checks will be performed. Caymanian candidates or those with Right to Work preferred.

Work Schedule & Compensation:  4 - 9 hours per day; CI $8 - $10 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, training opportunities, continuing education, YMCA programme discounts and career development opportunities.

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CAMP COUNSELLOR / YOUTH ACTIVITY LEADER - (Seasonal/Part-Time)

Position Summary: Our youth need our “best and brightest”! Is that you? We are looking for high-energy, responsible and caring leaders to help plan, facilitate and supervise recreational and educational activities for children ages 5 to 12 in a small group setting. Experience is preferred in the areas of swimming, arts & crafts, group games and sports. Leaders will also be responsible for the general safety, skill and character development of the children. Counsellors will receive training and provide high quality experiences for campers that focus on the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith.

Qualifications: Interested applicants should be a minimum of 18 years-old, excellent role models with a clean police record and experience working with children. In addition to summer employment, positions are also available when camps are held during school breaks and holidays, as well as in various programmes throughout the school year. Limited Coordinator positions also available. Caymanian candidates preferred.

Work Schedule & Compensation: 4 - 9 hours per day; CI $8 - $10 per hour (based on education and experience).

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ASSISTANT SITE COORDINATOR

Locations Available: Bodden Town

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

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.

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:  Mon-Fri, 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.

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CURRENTLY HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS IN CAYMAN BRAC:

YOUTH LEADER/INSTRUCTOR   Part-Time

Position Summary:  Our youth need our “best and brightest”! Is that you? We are looking for high-energy, responsible and caring leaders to help plan, facilitate and supervise recreational and educational activities for school-aged children. Leaders will also 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:  Schedule based on need and participant registration, programme runs from Mon-Fri, 3:00-6:00pm; CI $8.50 - $12.00 per/hour (based on education and experience), plus part-time benefits.

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COOKING, ART & ADVENTURE CLUB INSTRUCTOR(S) (HIGH SCHOOL)  Part-Time

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 Cooking, Art, & Adventure Clubs. 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.

APPLY ONLINE: Send resume & cover letter to opportunities@ymcacayman.ky, listing the title of the position applying in the subject heading.