The Woodson YMCA offers you the opportunity to find meaningful work that offers rich rewards; build a better future for yourself and for kids, families and your community; work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility; and make a difference in the lives of those around you. If you are interested in working or volunteering for our organization, read below for our current job openings. Interested applicants may complete our Employment Application and return to our Member Service Center.
Child Care/ Mini Care
Mini Care (Part-time): Mini Care is now hiring for the right person or people to work varying hours Monday - Friday 4 pm-7 pm and Saturday 8 am-1 pm. You will be responsible for keeping children, ranging 6 weeks to 7 years old, occupied and actively engaged in safe age-appropriate activities while family members take a break and work out. Staff must be at least 16 years old and previous child care experience and education is a plus but not required to start. Please turn in application at the Wausau Branch to the attention of: Kris Holcomb or email Kris.
Assistant Teacher (Part-time): We have openings for assistant teachers within the child care for both our Wausau and Aspirus Branch Child Development Center. Shifts will be afternoon hours Monday through Friday. Previous child care experience is preferred but not required. Individuals must be the age of 18 and would prefer applicants to have Early Childhood One (ECE 1) or college classes related to Early Childhood or DPI Certificates. Send resume to the attention of: Sally Glennon, Senior Child Care Operations Director, Woodson YMCA- Wausau Branch, 707 Third St., Wausau WI, 54403 or email email@example.com.
Lead Teacher (Full Time): Looking for a great teacher who cares deeply about our children. The ideal candidate must have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or related child care credential and be enthusiastic about supporting child care programs and our families. We are a licensed child care offering preschool programs, school age care and 4K programming. Teachers will exhibit the four core YMCA values of; Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Teachers lead our classes, assuring the physical environment supports healthy living. Benefits include medical, dental, YMCA retirement and YMCA household access. Wage rate is $10- $13/hour depending on experience. Send resume to the attention of: Sally Glennon, Senior Child Care Operations Director, Woodson YMCA- Wausau Branch, 707 Third St., Wausau WI, 54403 or email Sally.
Lifeguards (Aspirus, Wausau, and Mosinee): Bring your abilities and energy to work at the Y and be part of meaningful work as a YMCA lifeguard. We are your place for rewarding work that looks great on a resume! We have openings for lifeguards who complete our American Red Cross Certification courses or who are previously certified. Ages 16 and over. Morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours are available. Hours are flexible and can fit any schedule. Starting pay is $8.75/hour. Individuals who are not certified as lifeguards are encouraged to stop by a Member Service Desk to register for our next lifeguard course.
Swim Instructors (Part-time): We have openings for swim instructors at the Aspirus Branch. Morning, evening, and weekend hours are available. We will provide on the job training we are just looking for enthusiastic adults that have experience working with children and like to be in the water. Starting pay for swim instructors is $9.75. Individuals under the age of 18 must be certified lifeguards to serve as a swim instructor. Please email resume to Abby (Posted 8/21/2018)
Health & Wellness
SilverSneakers Exercise Instructor (Part-time): We are now hiring someone to lead morning SilverSneakers classes for our fantastic YMCA members. Teach in modern facilities with competitive pay. We are seeking someone who is certified to lead motivating, SilverSneakers format classes. Help our active older adults to achieve their potential and build a healthy, spirit, mind and body. Send resume to the attention of: Becky Zelent, Active Older Adults Director, 707 Third St., Wausau WI, 54403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Locker Room Staff
Men’s Locker Room Attendant (Part-time): We are looking for the right person with a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, and is dependable to work in our Men’s Locker Room. This position’s responsibilities include laundry duties, light cleaning and customer service. Training is provided. Needed shift is 4:30 pm to 10 pm on week days and 2-3 weekend shifts per month with opportunity to sub for morning and afternoon hours. Wage: $8.00/hr Please submit applications to: Andrew Meinel, Member Engagement/Assistant Operations Director, 707 Third St., Wausau, WI 54403 or email Andrew. Applications can be picked up at the YMCA Member Service Center.
Membership/ Front Line Desk
Pre-School and School-Age Gymnastics Instructors (Part-time – Wausau Branch): No previous gymnastics experience is necessary, although helpful. Training is available. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Contact Cheryl Randl at 715-841-1814 for more information or email Cheryl.
Team Coach for girl’s competitive Gymnastics Team Program (Part-time – Wausau Branch): Must be a strong spotter, very energetic and positive. Must also be qualified to coach USAG levels 2-9, intermediate to advanced gymnastics. Contact Cheryl Randl at 715-841-1814 for more information or email Cheryl.
Sports Program Coordinator (part-time)