YMCA Mission:

  • To put Christian principles into practice through programs that help build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Focus Areas:

  • Youth Development
    Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.
  • Healthy Living
    Improving the nation’s health and well-being.
  • Social Responsibility
    Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.

For general information please email info@ymcaofkv.org

Email Contacts

YMCA of Kanawha Valley Association Staff

Program Staff

 Cross Lanes YMCA Youth Development Center

 YMCA Montgomery WV

  • Samantha Carney
  • Ric Cavender – Vice Chair
  • Manley Clark
  • Tricia Clark, Chair
  • Mary Cook
  • Shawn Cunningham
  • Tim Dagostine
  • Dewayne Dickens
  • Chad DiCocco – Secretary
  • Jody Driggs
  • Danny Forinash
  • Brad Foster
  • Brandon Grigsby
  • Brian Hicks
  • Martha Hill – Chairman
  • Diana Johnson
  • Duke Jordan
  • Jim Kirby
  • Ed Kirk
  • Scott Miller
  • David Mills
  • Patrick O’Malley
  • Brian Parrott
  • Laura Robertson
  • Will Robinson – Treasurer
  • Amber Walker
  • Lisa White
  • Julian Woods

The YMCA is a major non-profit employer in the Charleston area. We offer a friendly working environment and competitive pay. YMCA employment benefits include membership and program discounts. YMCA staff are committed to teach youth positive life skills, values, service, support and strengthen families, develop health in spirit, mind and quality experiences that are affordable and efficiently managed, encouraged by all members of our community and create an environment where everyone can be their best. The YMCA of Kanawha Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Charleston Family YMCA Jobs


Head Swim Coach

Responsible for planning/operation of the Swim Team in accordance with the guidelines of the YUSA, YMCA of Kanawha Valley and USA swimming.

YMCA of Kanawha Inc.

Location Charleston, WV

Job Description

The Swim Team Head Coach is responsible for planning and operation of the Swim Team in accordance with the guidelines of the YMCA of the USA, YMCA of Kanawha Valley and USA swimming and is cooperatively responsible for the safe operation of the swimming pool.  The Head Coach will also coordinate and oversee the YMCA Learn to Swim Program.

Qualifications

The incumbent must be at least 21 years of age, have a clean driving record and be qualified to drive a YMCA vehicle. The preferred incumbent will have a minimum of two years of competitive swimming experience and two years of competitive coaching experience. Extensive knowledge of competitive swimming, physics of swimming and stroke mechanics, and dry land development. This position requires mental alertness, the ability see, hear project voice and move effectively with sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of the position and to supervise program activities. Must be able to effectively communicate with youth and adults, enforce pool rules and make independent decisions that adhere to the purpose, mission and goals of the Y. The incumbent is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising volunteer leaders and part time employees under his/her jurisdiction. The incumbent must possess a valid and current Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Training and CPR certifications. Required to either currently possess or achieve certification for YMCA coaching, USA swimming, and lifeguarding within 90 days of hire date. Must be experience in Hytek, Meet Manager, Team Manager and Microsoft Office.

Essential Functions

  • Organizes and leads all aspects of the Swim Team program, including practices, meets and related events. Complies with all YMCA and league rules and guidelines.
  • Maintains regular, positive communication with swimmers, parents and YMCA staff.
  • Disseminates all rules and regulations during practices and swim meets.
  • Implements the YMCA of Kanawha Valley’s survey collection procedures ensuring the collection of critical customer feedback.
  • Supervises and evaluates assistant coaches and volunteers.
  • Compiles the statistical data necessary for various program reports.
  • Maintains good connections with the Swim Team Parents Committee through meeting attendance and regular communications.
  • Attends all practices, swim meets and league meetings.
  • Plan and organizes all home swim meets.
  • Manages electronic swim team management and communication system.
  • Organizes and directs the summer competitive swimming season.
  • Organizes and directs all swim lessons
  • Cooperatively supervises personnel and volunteers as needed. Helps develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  • Cooperatively assures maintenance of necessary certifications, continuing professional growth and adherence to all risk management policies and procedures.
  • Exercises necessary controls to assure operations are carried out and a balanced fiscal operation exists.
  • Cooperatively monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations and to maintain safe operational standards.
  • Enforces all pool safety rules and implements pool emergency procedures when necessary, including completion of Incident Report Forms.
  • Be Alert, Friendly and Responsive to swimmers, parents, and co-workers.
  • Ensure proper installation and usage of pool equipment, i.e., lane lines, emergency equipment, etc.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required.
  • Carry Out other duties as assigned by a Program Director, Branch Director, or CEO.
  • Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies
  • Ensures that regular, consistent communication takes place within the area of responsibility.
  • Delivers presentations and messages suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Continually assesses the skills and abilities of others to identify developmental opportunities.
  • Is capable of delivering positive and constructive feedback to motivate, encourage, and support others in their development.

Required Certifications

The incumbent must be at least 21 years of age, have a clear driving record and be qualified to drive a YMCA vehicle. The incumbent must possess a valid and current Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Training and CPR certifications. Required to either currently possess or achieve certification for YMCA coaching, USA swimming and lifeguarding within 90 days of hire date. 

Salary

$27,000-$32,000 

How to Apply

Apply by Email edydland@ymcaofkv.org

Apply by Mail to: Erin Dydland, 100 YMCA Drive, Charleston WV, 25311

Maintenance Technician

General Function – With the direction of the CEO and Property Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for general maintenance and cleanliness of the facility and grounds.

The Maintenace Technician must have skills in janitorial, carpentry, plumbing, painting, electric, and HVAC in order to perform all-purpose maintenance. This person must be able to work well with others and solve problems. The personality, attitude, and conduct must be of high standards that reflect professionalism. Would prefer certifications in electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. Qualified candidates must be able to pass a drug and background check.

Email resumes to Maintenance@YMCAofKV.org

Marketing & Social Media Internship

The Y is looking for a cause-driven leader with a passion to serve others, better the community and make a positive impact. If you feel compelled to give back and support others, consider joining our Marketing & Communication team! Responsibilities include assisting 3 YMCA facilities in communicating important events and information to members via a weekly eNewsletter, updating content on the Y’s website, creating posters and flyers using Microsoft Publisher and assisting Y Directors with their marketing needs. Managing the social media pages and developing additional pages on some of the newest platforms. This is an unpaid internship with flexible working hours, potentially working some weekend events. Start date will vary based on semester and can be a part-time or full-time internship that can be a semester or full year in length. If interested please email resume and hour availability to Anthony Lewis alewis@ymcaofkv.org. Must be able to pass background and drug test.

Swim Instructor / Lifeguard

The Charleston Family YMCA is seeking an experienced Swim Instructor/Lifeguard. Certifications and experience preferred.

Please submit resumes or application to:   Charleston Family YMCA, Attention: Erin Dydland 100 YMCA Drive, Charleston, WV 25311 or email to JTrautwein@ymcaofkv.org.

Overnight Supervisor

The Charleston Family YMCA is seeking motivated and dedicated person(s) to work as Overnight Supervisors. Interested applicants must be available to work overnight special events. Must possess excellent communication, customer service and be able to work independently.

Please submit resumes or application to:   Charleston Family YMCA, Attention:   Charleston Family YMCA, Attention: Steven L. Hall, 100 YMCA Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, shall@ymcaofkv.org EOE

 Part-time Female Custodian/Janitorial

The Charleston Family YMCA seeks motivated custodian/janitorial applicants for an immediate part-time night shift. Estimated 30 hours per week. A successful candidate must have the ability to work independently.

Please submit resumes or application to:   Charleston Family YMCA, Attention:   Charleston Family YMCA, Attention: Steven L. Hall, 100 YMCA Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, shall@ymcaofkv.org EOE

Part-time Maintenance Technician

The YMCA of Kanawha Valley seeks motivated Maintenance Technician applicants for an immediate part-time shift within our Charleston and Cross Lanes locations. Estimated 20-30 hours per week. A successful candidate must have the ability to work independently and in a timely manner.

Please submit resumes or application to:   Charleston Family YMCA, Attention: Steven L. Hall, 100 YMCA Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, shall@ymcaofkv.org EOE

The YMCA of Kanawha Valley – Montgomery

Sports Director – Sports Director Job Description UKY

Youth Development Director

Adult/Youth Sports Director

Healthy Living Director

Administrative Support Staff

Maintenance Personnel

Custodial Personnel

Customer Service Representatives

Lifeguards

Weight Room Attendants

Please forward resumes to:

montgomeryymca@ymcaofkv.org

Valid Driver’s License Required if Applicable

Clean Driving Record if Applicable

Able To Pass Drug Test

The YMCA of Kanawha Valley is an

Equal Opportunity Employer

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does it cost to be a member?
    See details on our Join the Y page.
  • Do you offer discounted pricing based on income?
    Those who qualify for our Community Assistance Program receive discounts on membership and programs.
  • What activities do you have for children?
    See our Youth Sports and Youth & Family pages for full details.
  • Do you offer child care?
    Creative Care is available at the Charleston Family YMCA location.
  • What are your hours?
    Our Contact page has all details regarding our hours of operation.