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Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Job Details

Skagit Valley Family YMCA Mount Vernon Hoag Road - Mount Vernon, WA
$17.00 - $17.60


Currently recruiting for weekend coverage.


Seeking enthusiastic responsible staff to help provide a safe, clean and functional fitness floor for YMCA members and guests. Provides demonstrations, answers general questions, ensures safety, and upholds YMCA policies. Creates an exceptional customer service experience for all members and guests. Promotes member wellness and member programs. Currently hiring for weekend shifts.


  • You thrive on working in a collaborative environment
  • You are highly adaptable.
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and work ethic.
  • You are a great problem solver who can think on your feet.
  • You truly enjoy being of service to people.
  • You enjoy being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoys working together to serve the same mission.
  • You want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all


  • Be always present and visible on the fitness floor.
  • Help members with general equipment use and provide orientations as needed.
  • Cleaning of equipment and exercise areas, stretch areas, track, and hallways.
  • Organize and put away equipment, report damaged equipment and pull damaged items as appropriate.
  • Stocking towels, cleaning solution, etc.
  • Opening and/or closing the fitness center
  • Promote fitness related events, challenges, classes, and programs to members
  • Participate in mandatory staff meetings and in-services
  • Maintain working knowledge of fitness industry and YMCA trends to provide effective information and training to members
  • Enforce gym etiquette and policies
  • Be able to respond and follow YMCA policies and procedures in emergency situations
  • Responsible for your shift – responsible for getting coverage if needed

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Multi-task-oriented and strong communication skills
  • Have excellent time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Possess the ability to make independent and sound decisions in a changing environment
  • Detail-oriented and exhibit a high degree of accuracy and alertness
  • Work collaboratively as a team member as well as independently with assigned goals, duties and deadlines
  • Ability to exercise high levels of discretion and confidentiality
  • Present a neat and professional appearance at all times
  • An interest or experience in the fitness industry preferred
  • Preferred 1 year of customer service
  • Must be professional, courteous, and friendly
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Fluency in a second language desired (with a $0.50 increase in starting wage!)
  • Must possess or attain CPR/AED Certifications within 30 days of hire


  • Free YMCA household membership;
  • 403(b) Saving Account enrollment;

Your other benefits will be (waiting period applies):

  • 8 paid federal holidays a year (full-time benefited employees to be eligible)
  • Paid Sick & Vacation Day (accrual begins from day-1, eligible to use after 90-days)
  • 2 paid personal days & 1 paid birthday per year
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance (full-time benefited employees to be eligible)
  • 403 (b) Retirement Employer Match (after 2 years with 1,000 hours)
  • Life insurance, and more! (full-time benefited employees to be eligible)
  • Additional bilingual, premium pay of $0.50 for those who are fluent bilingual Spanish, Triqui, Mixtec, Russian and Ukrainian speakers. Ability to write or translate written materials is not required to receive this premium.