For nearly 132 years the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads has been strengthening our military families.
As an ever-evolving and growing non-profit organization, and home to the largest concentration of military in the nation, we recognize the challenges associated with the military lifestyle and provide support programs specially designed to meet the unique needs of military families. We offer an array of no-cost and low-cost programs and services. Unlike your neighborhood Y, we do NOT have paid memberships, pools or fitness equipment. We have core programs that focus primarily on child development initiatives to enhance cognitive development and social-emotional growth and connection while providing skills to strengthen resilience. Our impact in the lives of our families is real.
Our Business Operations Manager, under the direction of the Executive Director, is responsible for the direct support of the day-to-day business operations. This individual is responsible for ensuring that each employee has the resources they need to complete their job by managing inventory, transportation, budgeting/accounts payable and receiving, on-boarding, preventative and corrective building maintenance, and oversight of the volunteer program. This individual will act as a liaison between the administrative team and the staff who implement their vision. This individual must have the ability to foresee and anticipate the needs of the building and the needs of the various programs and then effectively problem solve a viable solution.
Our School-Age Care Manager will be required to provide their staff over-site and implement high-quality school-age care and summer camp programs that meet the social-emotional needs of students, ages 5-12. This manager will help to develop and implement exciting, theme-based lessons with FUN, creative and interactive activities that promote academic growth and character development. This position requires a professional, team leader with strong financial, management, and organizational skills, coupled with excellent communication (oral and written) and people skills that foster a positive and collaborative work/learning
Our Five Star Kids Academy Facilitators work closely with peers, under the direct supervision of the School-Age Care Director, to implement high-quality child care and program that meets the social-emotional needs of students, ages 5-12 years. Facilitators provide a FUN, happy, and safe learning environment that promotes academic growth and personal character development through interactive, engaging activities.
Our Operation Hero Facilitators build a positive rapport with elementary students (grades 2-5), guiding their learning through team-building activities and engaging, hands-on lessons that focus on character development and resilience. In this after-school program, teachers and parents provide information to assist Operation Hero Facilitators in helping students to improve in targeted areas to meet their personal goals. Facilitators will follow curriculum-based lesson plans and activities focusing on 9 key characteristics that assist children in navigating through a military lifestyle.
Our Operation Little Learners Facilitators provide engaging, curriculum-based instruction and learning opportunities for parents and their children, ages 18 months thru 5 years. Activities focus on school-readiness and early socialization skills, helping parents better understand their role as their child’s first teachers. Facilitators are encouraging, professional and friendly as they navigate parents/children through learning stations, conduct story-time and sing songs.
A seasonal position; our Operation Camp Counselors will provide a safe learning environment and memorable summer experience for our day campers (age 5-12 years). Facilitators are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out daily STEM and STEAM-based activities related to the weekly themes of the program. They also chaperone field trips and coordinate both indoor and outdoor activities. Applicants should be patient, fun-loving, and confident in their ability to motivate and assist campers. This job is not only fun but rewarding!
Our Five Star Kids Pre-School Teachers should expect to work each day excited and ready to make a difference in our children's lives. They will use crayons and puzzles instead of computers and projectors and joyfully conduct playtime on our spacious NEW playground. Additionally, they will construct a creativity-driven classroom arrangement of child-size tables, toys, and books conducive to learning. Along with the co-teachers, they develop weekly lesson plans around our fantastic Big Day in Pre-K curriculum to ignite the curiosity and growth within our preschoolers. Each child's growth will be monitored through observations, portfolio documentation, developmental checklists, and the use of assessment data (ASQ) to ensure all students are meeting important learning milestones.
The Armed Services YMCA provides Before & After Care during the school year, transporting students to and from neighboring schools. Drivers will need to be available 7 AM - 9:30 AM and 2 PM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday.
Drivers for Summer Camp will provide transportation for field trips every Thursday and Friday, June 27 - August 26, 2022. Times may vary.
The driver must have a valid driver's license with no recent moving violations or other discrepancies that may inhibit their ability to safely and legally operate our vehicles. The driver will be required to maintain the cleanliness of the bus as well as refueling. No CDL is required, however, is preferred.
The Armed Services YMCA is always looking for dedicated and committed volunteers. We welcome high school and college students working toward their community service requirements, corporations, clubs, organizations, classes, and active duty service members as part of the Military Volunteer Program.