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Sports & Camp Director

The Sports & Camp Director is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, expansion and evaluation of youth and adult sports programs along with the Y’s onsite summer day camp program. The Director will create and implement a comprehensive sports and enrichment curriculum and the summer day camp curriculum, train and supervise staff, and execute retention strategies for a variety of youth and adult sports, summer day camp, any additional programs or events as determined. The Director must share our commitment to diversity and inclusion, demonstrate the ability to develop and relate to youth and adults of all backgrounds and levels and support our effort to create a welcoming environment.

Positions: Sports & Camp Director

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School Age Child Care Director

The School Age Child Care Director has a primary impact on the overall success and effectiveness of the Fox Valley Family YMCA Youth Development Department’s goals and objectives. The individual in this position is responsible for the overall operations management of the School Age Child Care programs, including the before and after school programs and assisting in our onsite Summer Camp. This position would also oversee the out-of-school activity days.

Positions: School Age Child Care Director

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Early Learning Academy Teacher

Our Early Learning Academy is growing and looking for motivated educators to help us meet our goals.

Positions: Teachers with an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education preferred or Teacher qualified according to DCFS standards.

Send resume to the attention of Dana Lowe at [email protected]

Before & After School Counselors

Our School-Age Child Care Department is seeking creative individuals who have before school, after school and/or full-day availability. Responsibilities include direct supervision of children, planning and implementing program activities, e-learning knowledge, games and crafts. Prior childcare experience is helpful. 

Positions: Before & After School Counselors

Please, direct applications and questions to Mike Rosales at [email protected] or call 630-552-4100 x233.

Swim Lesson Instructor

The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation’s largest provider of swim lessons to increase skill related to safety around water. This position provides direct instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes of all ages and abilities. Provides exceptional customer service to promote aquatics programs and the YMCA.

Positions: Swim Lesson Instructor

Please, direct applications and questions to Mike Click at [email protected]

Kids Zone Staff

Provides direct supervision of children in Kids Zone, the Y’s supervised play area while parents/guardians work out.  Kids Zone staff provide all children with a safe, friendly and continuous activity-packed atmosphere based on the mission of the Y and to communicate effectively with parents, fellow Kids Zone staff and Y staff.

Positions: Kids Zone Staff

Please, direct applications and questions to Mike Rosales at [email protected]

Gymnastics Instructor

Our gymnastics department is seeking an energetic, outgoing and passionate individual to join their team.

Part-time positions: Instructors with weekend availability.

Share your knowledge and passion of gymnastics with children ages 3 to 18 years.

Instructors with general knowledge of gymnastics skills/spotting techniques and knowledge of all 4 gymnastics events (floor, bars, vault & beam). 

Send resume to the attention of Jenny Menz at [email protected]

Music Instructors

The Fox Valley Family YMCA is looking for an enthusiastic, patient music teacher to teach music lessons. Candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the instrument and experience teaching music lessons. Prior experience teaching children is preferred.

Positions: Music Instructor & Piano Instructor

Please, direct applications and questions to Lacey Wehrli at [email protected]

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