Staff

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you'll soon discover more than a job—you'll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members—of all ages and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth, improving our community's health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors. Learn more about the Y’s cause by giving a quick preview into who we are, what we stand for and how to show up every day.

Management Staff

Jenny Holweger, Executive Director - jennyh@kandiymca.org

Dean Madsen, Associate Executive Director - deanm@kandiymca.org

Tim Daniels, Building and Grounds Director - timdaniels@kandiymca.org

Ryan Scheffler, Program Director - ryans@kandiymca.org

Karla Nelson, Finance / HR Director - karlan@kandiymca.org

Leslie Holland, Health and Wellness Director - leslieh@kandiymca.org

Sarah Ruud, Aquatics Director - sarahj@kandiymca.org

Becky Clayton, Membership Director - beckyc@kandiymca.org

Rachel Smith, Administrative Assistant - officeadm@kandiymca.org

Troy Pederson, Senior Program Director - childcare@co.kandiyohi.mn.us

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Open Positions

 

Lifeguard

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, lifeguards will supervise the aquatic area to prevent accidents, assist swimmers, and keep the area and facilities clean. Lifeguards will create a safe and enjoyable atmosphere to give members a sense of belonging. Lifeguards must be reliable, courteous, and ready to act. Lifeguards must demonstrate the core values of YMCA’s Character Development: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Contact Sarah Ruud for more information.
 

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Swim Lesson Instructor

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, a Swim Lesson Instructor will teach people of all ages using the YMCA of the USA program as laid out in Teaching Swimming Fundamentals, The Parent/Child and Preschool Aquatic Program Manual and The Youth and Adult Aquatic Program Manual.  A Swim Lesson Instructor must be an energetic, dedicated and motivated individual who enjoys swimming and teaching people of all ages.  Instructors must demonstrate and enforce the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility that make up the YMCA's character development program. Contact Sarah Ruud for more information on applying for this position. 
 

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Building and Grounds

The YMCA currently has openings in the Building and grounds department.  Seeking Building and Grounds Coordinator and a part time custodian.  These positions have a wide variety of duties as assigned by the Building and Grounds Director.  The primary responsibilities and details can be viewed  by downloading the following PDF files.
 

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Group Exercise/Water Aerobics Instructor

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference? The YMCA is currently looking for individuals who are motivated, energetic, dedicated  and enjoy interacting with people of all ages in our fast paced and changing environment.  Under the direction of the Health and Wellness Coordinator, all Adult Fitness Instructors will conduct classes that comply with the standards of the certification held as well as the YMCA’s mission and teaching philosophy. Instructors must demonstrate and enforce the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility that make up the YMCA's character development program.  Interested individuals can contact Leslie Hollland for more information.
 

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Water Aerobic Instructor - View Full Job Description

School Age Child Care Coordinator

The YMCA is currently accepting applications for a School=Age Child Care Coordinator.  This position is a Non Exempt full-time position.  This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The School Age Child Care Coordinator at Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined.

Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent. College coursework in Child Care preferred. One to two years related experience preferred.  Valid State of Minnesota issued driver’s license. For more information contact Ryan Scheffler or phone 320 - 222 - 9622, or apply in person at the YMCA.
 

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Child Care Center

The YMCA Child Care Center is currently accepting applications for a Child Care Director.  This position is a full time exempt salaried positon for a fully licensed day care center located offsite.  This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Child Care Director at Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful,
nurturing, and determined.  Qualifications include Bachelor's degree in education/teaching, human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent and four or more years of program management experience.  For full job description follow the link provided.  For more information contact Troy Pederson at troyp@kandiymca.org or by phone at 320 - 231 - 7050, or apply in person at the YMCA.
 

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The YMCA Child Care Center is currently accepting applications for Teacher qualified staff to work in various classrooms. This position will range in hours from 15 - 35 hrs a week. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Troy Pederson at troyp@kandiymca.org, by phone at 320-231-7050, or apply in person at the YMCA.
 

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