YMCA of Northern Colorado
  • School Age Programs
  • CO, USA
  • Full Time

We are looking for a multi-talented candidate who is ready to balance their passion for working with kids and their desire to broaden their skill sets and work experience in the fitness, wellness and health industry.

From August through May, the program generalist will spend 20 hours a week as a wellness coach at one of our YMCA fitness centers. You will become a champion for the health, wellness and safety of our members while their work to reach their fitness goals. From showing members how to use equipment properly to sharing your wealth of health-focused knowledge, you will engage with members and create an encouraging, positive environment in which all people can thrive. In this position, you will also help maintain and clean equipment, assist with general operations of the fitness area, respond to emergencies and ensure our fitness space is the best in town.

Along with your wellness duties, you'll serve 20 hours per week as an Assistant Director in our after-school programs. The School Age Program Assistant Director serves as the second in command at one of our before/after school sites. You'll need energy, a happy demeanor and strong leadership skills to supervise, teach, nurture and encourage both staff and children with a balance of empathy, accountability, role modeling and hands-on work. You will be in-ratio with the children 2:00pm-6:00pm Monday-Friday during the school year. During the summer, program generalists work full-time in day camp leadership.

Successful candidates will be approachable, welcoming problem solvers with an enthusiasm for wellness, customer service, learning new stuff, building relationships and being role models for kids and adults alike. Very successful candidates will show an unparalleled love for working at the Y and have the following credentials: 

  • Be 21 years or older
  • Supply documentation of current certification or become certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Provide 3 written references.

AND have at least one of the following

  • A four year degree in a related field


  • 48 semester hours of college credit AND 960 hours of experience in a licensed program since turning 18


  • 5460 hours of experience working directly with school-age children with a group of 4 or more unrelated school age children.

This position is full-time hourly with benefits: medical, dental, vision insurance options, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, free YMCA family membership, 50% reduced rates on YMCA of Boulder programs, and much more!

Salary Range: $14-16/hr DOE (rate of pay is consistent for all hours worked) 

We were founded as the Young Men's Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are The Y, an association that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation. 

Position open until filled. 

YMCA of Northern Colorado
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