Now Hiring – After School Program staff

Several positions are open for group leader in our after school programs at various county sites. 

Job description:

We are seeking energetic, friendly, caring, and mission-driven individuals to lead children through fun, learning, and exercise activities in a Christian environment. The YMCA implements five core values: Faith, Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility. Our enrichment-based program serves the city of Lexington and Davidson County.  Group leaders must be able to:

–  Provide a safe and caring after school program

–  Provide an inviting and friendly environment for children and families

–  Ensure that the Y program remains a “bully-free” zone

–  Organize games/activities for all children

–  Help to create weekly lesson plans and bring WOW activities to site

–  Report to work on time

–  Follow dress code and cell phone regulations

Excellent communication, community relations skills and the ability to work with a diverse population is necessary.


Child care and/or education experience is preferred.
**Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
**Must be able to work from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
**Must dependable transportation.
**Must attend all mandatory training.

Applications can be dropped off at the front desk or mailed to: J. Smith Young YMCA, 119 W. 3rd Ave. Lexington