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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.

How to Apply

APPLY ONLINE via the YMCA website or send your cover letter and resume directly to hr@ymcacayman.ky, listing the title of the position applying in the subject heading.

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.

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.

BUS DRIVER – After-School 

Position Summary: Provides safe transportation to and from programme sites while maintaining a supportive and positive atmosphere. May also provide support in other areas as assigned. Drives the YMCA’s 15-seater bus according to YMCA policies and procedures. Completes thorough before-and-after trip checks each day, maintaining accurate travel records. Records gas level, mileage, and maintenance on designated forms. Cleans out bus each day. Promotes safety at all times by keeping first aid supplies fully stocked. Ensures that bus rules are announced and followed. Develops friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and children.

Qualifications: Minimum 24 years of age and one year work experience as a driver. Desire and ability to work with children. Track record of building positive relationships with patrons.

Work Schedule & Compensation: Programme runs from Monday-Friday. Schedule based on need and participant registration, ranging from 2-5 afternoons per week between 2:00-6:30pm.

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

BOOKKEEPER

Position Summary: This position is responsible for providing oversight of the YMCA’s financial data by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data entry
  • Verification of daily financial transactions and bank reconciliations
  • Management of accounts payable and accounts receivable process
  • Update and maintain accurate financial records, contracts, annual budgets and financial statements
  • Prepare general ledger and journal entries
  • Assist with preparing balance sheets and financial reports
  • Process invoices, cheques, and payroll
  • Support annual budget and audit process
  • Maintain historical records and vendor inventories by filing documents

Qualifications: 

  • Associate degree or certification in accounting, business or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years bookkeeping experience
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks
  • Payroll experience
  • Strong attention to detail and data entry skills

Work Schedule & Compensation:  40+ hours per week, evenings and occasional weekends required based on programme needs, starting salary: CI $28,00 – $32,000 per annum (based on education and experience) plus full-time benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 January 2022 (anticipated start 15 February 2022, or as soon as possible)

PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, CAMP

PRIOR CAMP & CHILDCARE EXPERIENCE 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.
  • Develop 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.
  • Participate in annual philanthropy intiatives and special events.
  • Develop, prepare and manage the annual camp budget.
  • Support the upkeep and organisation of proper records and files, equipment, supplies and inventories.

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 – $50,000 per annum (based on education and experience) plus full-time benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 January 2022 (anticipated start 1 March 2022, or as soon as possible)

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