HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR

  • Full-time
  • Lewiston, ME
  • August 31, 2024

EMPLOYER: YWCA Central Maine

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Description:

YWCA Central Maine is searching for a passionate individual to fill the full-time position of Health & Wellness Program Coordinator. This supervisory-level role supports the Health & Wellness Director in the delivery and oversight of high-quality health and wellness programming, including program content, daily operations, and supervision. YWCA Health & Wellness programs include all aquatics programs, MS Wellness, Single Gender Fitness, and other programs as assigned or developed. The coordinator reports directly to the Health and Wellness Director, working closely on administrative and management tasks.

The Health & Wellness Program Coordinator, in coordination with the Health and Wellness Director, will also oversee program and staff schedules, including recruiting and selection of program instructors and lifeguards, program development and marketing, swim lesson program coordination (registration and scheduling), and ensuring patron satisfaction. The Program Coordinator may also provide direct program services to meet capacity needs and safety requirements.

This is a full-time, hourly position working 35-40 hours per week. If you are interested in the position but require a part-time work schedule, please note this in your application for consideration. Afternoon/evening shifts and weekend availability is required. YWCA staff may be required to attend in-service training outside of regular work hours.

Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Leads the development, marketing, delivery, and coordination of Health & Wellness programs (swim lessons, MS Wellness, Single Gender Fitness, water safety, fitness programs, parties and special events).  Assists Health & Wellness Director with selection, training, scheduling, and evaluation of program staff. Provides ongoing, timely direction and coaching for program staff. Provides guidance and instruction to other program staff on best practices, procedures, methods, and techniques related to program activities. Oversees Health & Wellness facility operations while on shift, including the gym, conference room, and pool (as needed/utilized). Assists with management of first aid station/emergency response.  Prepares facilities/equipment for programs.  Assists with direct service and program supervision as needed.  Preferred: Provides advanced or specialized activity instruction to program participants, individually or in groups.  Maintains a supportive environment for program participants.   Participates in required professional development activities.

Qualifications:

 Qualifications:  Must be a minimum of 18 years old.  High school diploma or and/or equivalent. Competence within Microsoft Windows and Office Suite.   Administrative experience, especially in program or project management. Experience in staff/volunteer management and supervision (direct experience related to aquatics staff and facilities is a plus!). Preferred (or willing/able to obtain): American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard with CPR for the Professional Rescuer.   Preferred (or willing/able to obtain): Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification.  Preferred (or willing/able to obtain): Other relevant Health & Wellness Certifications.

How to Apply:

Contact: Melanie LaMore Gagnon
Phone: (207) 795-4050

To apply for this job email your details to: lpearson@ywcamaine.org