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YMCA Christchurch is committed to providing a Child Safe environment for all children who come into contact with the YMCA. To be considered for employment with us all successful applicants must complete our pre-employment processes including a comprehensive application form and all relevant pre-employment screens and checks which includes Police Vetting.

 

Recreation & Wellbeing Manager

City & Bishopdale, full time
 
The YMCA’s Bishopdale facility incorporates Health & Fitness, stadium-based recreation, meeting facilities and Early Childhood Education.

The stadium in particular is home a number of sporting leagues, whose dominant age demographic are young people, and also is home to the YMCAs gymnastics and basketball programmes for children and young people.

We are looking for someone who can improve the overall viability of our operations through enabling efficient and productive systems, and encouraging staff to effectively deliver a fantastic product to the community.

In addition to operational excellence, the Recreation and Wellbeing Manager will also create and execute strategic plans and budgets, work with others to implement and enable any marketing or promotions initiatives, oversee all staff recruitment and processes, oversee necessary accounts/payroll/administration requirements and manage the performance of their direct reports with clear KPIs and regular appraisals.

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Wednesday 5 May 2021.
Please note that interviews may be conducted throughout the application process.

Job Description

 

 

Health & Fitness Supervisor

City & Bishopdale, full time
 
YMCA Health & Fitness includes gyms and group exercise at two sites, one at the central city YMCA and the other at Bishopdale.

The YMCA’s core values translate in our gyms to an atmosphere of inclusion, caring and respect and this makes our gyms also particularly focused on the customer experience.

We are seeking a vibrant, motivated person with a passion for fitness, a flair for providing exceptional standards and a proven ability to lead operations and staff, to join the YMCA team, overseeing the fitness centres at both Bishopdale and City YMCA.

The Supervisor is charged with responsibility for everything that happens on a day-to-day basis at each gym, as well as thinking about medium-term goals and working in with other people within the YMCA to establish strategies and execution plans to develop and improve the members experience, member retention and conversion of member prospects.

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Wednesday 5 May 2021.
Please note that interviews may be conducted throughout the application process.

Job Description

 

 

Weekend Instructor or Duty Manager

YMCA Adventure Centre, part time
 
The YMCA Adventure Centre is the home to the South Island’s largest indoor climbing wall and the original Clip ‘n Climb. Catering for a wide range of people, we host climbing competitions, general public climbing hours, climbing courses indoors and outdoors, school groups, corporate and community team building and training, fundraisers, ABL programmes both indoors and outdoors and many birthday parties!

We are looking to fill 2-3 positions focused on weekend work at the YMCA Adventure Centre. These roles will primarily be responsible for the smooth running of the facility. Instructors are expected to rotate around the different roles at the Adventure Centre, responsible for facilitating Clip ‘n Climb sessions, providing outstanding customer service when working at reception and delivering instruction on our main climbing wall.

Two roles are available – Weekend Instructor (2 weekends a month, 18 hours work each weekend, and additional casual work) or Weekend Duty Manager (3 weekends a month, 18 hours work each weekend, additional casual work). Duty managers (we call them team leaders) are expected to do all the tasks of an instructor, opening and closing the facility, cash reconciliations and supervising the other staff.

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Sunday 18 April 2021.
Please note that interviews may be conducted throughout the application process.

Instructor Job Description
 
 
Duty Manager Job Description

 

 

Instructor or Duty Manager

YMCA Adventure Centre, part time
 
The YMCA Adventure Centre is the home to the South Island’s largest indoor climbing wall and the original Clip ‘n Climb. Catering for a wide range of people, we host climbing competitions, general public climbing hours, climbing courses indoors and outdoors, school groups, corporate and community team building and training, fundraisers, ABL programmes both indoors and outdoors and many birthday parties!

We are looking to fill 2-3 positions at the YMCA Adventure Centre. These roles will primarily be responsible for the smooth running of the facility. Instructors are expected to rotate around the different roles at the Adventure Centre, responsible for facilitating Clip ‘n Climb sessions, providing outstanding customer service when working at reception and delivering instruction on our main climbing wall.

Two roles are available – Instructor (2-4 shifts a week, 10-20 hours a week, includes weekend work and additional casual work) or Duty Manager (3-5 shifts a week, 15-25 hours a week, includes weekend work and additional casual work). Duty managers (we call them team leaders) are expected to do all the tasks of an instructor, opening and closing the facility, cash reconciliations and supervising the other staff.

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Sunday 18 April 2021.
Please note that interviews may be conducted throughout the application process.

Instructor Job Description
 
 
Duty Manager Job Description

 

 

Customer Service Representative

YMCA Adventure Centre, fixed term, part time
 
The YMCA Adventure Centre is the home to the South Island’s largest indoor climbing wall and the original Clip ‘n Climb. Catering for a wide range of people, we host climbing competitions, general public climbing hours, climbing courses indoors and outdoors, school groups, corporate and community team building and training, fundraisers, ABL programmes both indoors and outdoors and many birthday parties!

We aim to provide quality experiences in all our operations and pride ourselves on being customer focused in all that we do.

We are looking to fill 2 customer service roles. Customer Service Reps are expected to assist in the opening of the facility each day, manage emails, process bookings, answer the phone and keep the facility clean and tidy. Additionally, responsibilities include performing daily tasks, assisting customers with the sign-in process and assisting with Clip ‘n Climb briefings.

These are fixed term positions (6 months) and hours are around 18.5 a week averaged over a month.

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Sunday 18 April 2021.
Please note that interviews may be conducted throughout the application process.

Job Description

 

 

Volunteer Programme Instructors

YMCA Wainui Park
YMCA Wainui Park offers a unique volunteer work and training experience for aspiring outdoor instructors, tertiary students who require ‘work experience’ in the area of outdoor leadership, and young adults on their ‘overseas experience’ who have worked for outdoor centres or YMCAs in their home country.

We are currently recruiting volunteer instructional staff for the next season which starts in September 2019.

Volunteer programme staff who are committed for the season live on site in shared accommodation, and receive a small weekly expense allowance as well as training, meals, internet access, vehicle access and a ready-made group of like minded friends!

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How to Apply

For more information please contact Wainui Park Camp

P 03 304 8460 E wainui@ymcachch.org.nz.

 

 

Holiday Programme Supervisors

YMCA City
We are always looking for passionate, outgoing and reliable individuals to supervise our busy school holiday programmes!

We need supervisors that are at least 20 years of age, have a current First Aid Certificate, and have a good understanding and experience of working with young people.

We currently run active, creative, performing and general programmes, which you will help create, plan and develop.

This is full time work while school holidays are running, with up to 6 hours of additional paid training prior to the programme starting.

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How to Apply

For more information please contact Youth Development Services at the City YMCA.

P 03 366 0689 E holprog@ymcachch.org.nz

 

 

Holiday Programme Volunteers

YMCA City
Working on a holiday programme is a fantastic way to develop leadership skills and gain experience working with people. Holiday programmes are a huge amount of fun and a very valuable way to give back to the community and gain invaluable skills. Each school holiday period the YMCA runs up to 8 different programmes all over Christchurch City!

As a volunteer leader you will work as part of a team, alongside and experienced supervisor, to run the programme. You can expect to get involved wi the kids, manage your group and the behaviours, role model a positive attitude and have a great experience!

Some of the activities you may be involved in are: movies, tenpin bowling, mini-golf, swimming, Antarctic Centre, sports, art & crafts, outdoor adventure days, inddor climbing and the list goes on! You will be required between the hours of 8:30am to 5pm, and must be 15yrs or over.

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Apply here
 
 
For more information please contact Youth Development Services at the City YMCA.

P 03 366 0689 E youth@ymcachch.org.nz

 

 

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