Careers at the Y
YMCA Auckland is the largest provider of recreation in the region. With 18 facilities providing fitness, swimming, outdoor education, recreation and accommodation, we are able to offer the best opportunities in the industry for personal development and career advancement. The YMCA has grown as rapidly as the recreation industry in recent years and as a result, real career pathways are increasingly available and jobs are not just lifestyle choices.
The YMCA aims to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. To achieve this goal we are committed to developing and training our staff to deliver the best leisure and recreation services through all areas of our operation.
At the 2008 National Fitness Industry Awards (Fitness Life Awards) YMCA Auckland was the recipient of six awards (including 4 Winners; Gym Instructor of the Year, Membership Consultant of the Year, Freestyle Group Ex North Island and Contribution to the Community North Island as well as 2 Runner Up positions) further demonstrating the strength of our team and our dedication to providing quality programmes.
The YMCA is a dynamic organisation that prides itself on teamwork, getting the job done and having fun at the same time. We offer a comprehensive annual training plan as well as an annual conference of international standards, and actively encourage our staff to develop and progress their careers within the Y.
If you thrive on helping people of all ages to learn new skills, overcome their fears, reach new goals and build self confidence, then a career at the YMCA is for you.
Could you make the difference?
To have a successful career with the YMCA there are some key attributes you will need to possess:
- A desire to help people to achieve their personal goals whatever they may be;
- A passion for your chosen field in the recreation industry;
- A Can Do attitude.
There will be times when all staff are called upon to go the extra mile. Whether it is answering phones, sweeping floors or looking after children, those with the right attitude will be the future senior managers;
- The energy to deliver fantastic customer service;
- A commitment to personal development and becoming the best you can be;
- And most important, an ability to work in a team and have fun!
Check out our current opportunities listed on this site or email your CV and an indication of type of position you are interested in to: