Lace up those running shoes – the Bloomsburg Area YMCA is getting ready for our 19th Annual New Year’s Eve Run!

All proceeds will benefit Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility in the Bloomsburg community!

How to Participate

Register and pay online here!
Complete the 3.1 mile run anywhere, anytime before 11pm on December 31, 2020.
Upload your time to runsignup.com here!

 

Categories & Awards

Hooded sweatshirts & medals will be presented to the first, second, & third place runners overall.

Additionally, the first place finishers in seven age classes will receive a medal.

All registrants receive a long sleeve shirt & are entered for a chance to win gift cards & hoodies!

Age classes are as follows:

  • 12 & Under
  • 13 – 19
  • 20 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 – 69
  • 70 & Older
    CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of our New Years Eve 5K Virtual Race! We would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s event, and we can’t wait to host an in-person event for our community soon! The results are as follows:
    First Place Overall: Eric Van Horn II
    Second Place Overall: Michael Hartzell
    Third Place Overall: Sarah Hauze
    12& Under winner: Ivan Troychock
    20 – 29 winner: Sarah Hauze
    30 – 39: Eric Van Horn
    40 – 49: Angie Brayford
    50 – 59: Alice Tomshaw
    60 – 69: Dave Mitchell
    70 & Older: Fred Kressler
    Weis Gift Card Raffle Winner: Casey Coombe
    NYE5K Sweatshirt Raffle Winner: Jill Schoepflin

First time running a race, or working on your personal best?

 There are lots of ways to prepare for a run, and the Y is happy to help! You may want to take some of our fitness classes to build up your aerobic base. Taking a few personal training sessions is another great way to make sure you’re ready when the night comes! BAY offers nutrition counseling by appointment with our in-house nutritionist Sarah Dayton.

     

     

     

    THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS!

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA would like to thank these local sponsors of our 2019 New Year’s Eve Race:

    First Columbia Bank & Trust

    Flick Brothers Electric, Inc

    Sherri Wholford

    Steph’s Subs

    Kornerstone Custom Builders, LLC

    Luschas, Naparsteck & Crane, LLP

    Hutchison Insurance Agency

    Sons of the American Legion Squadron #273

    Bloomsburg Elks CLub

    Bloomsburg Police Benevolent Association (12349)

    Mariano Rentals

    Heller’s Gas

    Tom & Cynthia James

    Karen Hess

    Want to Give Back?

    Give a gift to your community by donating to the YMCA!

    Your donation will support Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility in the Bloomsburg Community!

     

     

    The Y offers a safe and supportive environment, competitive pay, and Y staff are provided with free Y memberships as well as discounts on programs and services.

    CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM COORDINATOR  

     

     

     

    Job Summary:

     

    Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chronic Disease Prevention Program Coordinator is responsible for the daily operations of the wellness program delivery including community wellness programs targeted for chronic disease prevention.  This will be in accordance with YMCA of the YUSA guidelines and will be in accordance with guidelines set by grant requirement specific to the programs.  The job will oversee the Personal Training program, and Group Exercise Classes including SilverSneakers/Silver&Fit programs.  Overall the position will ensure quality programs, member satisfaction, and efficient budget control. This is a part-time position. 

     

     

     

    Skills/Knowledge:

     

    • Must be able to walk into a room and enjoy the challenge of meeting new people
    • Have the reputation of being a “social butterfly” and ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with many members at a time
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, well organized and multi-tasked oriented
    • Knowledge of general health and wellness
    • Knowledge of designing, conducting, and implementing safe and effective group exercise classes/member workout programs/fitness programs
    • Understanding and ability to teach members and train staff on techniques and proper procedures for safe and productive exercise
    • Understanding and ability to teach several different group exercise class formats and train staff on techniques and proper procedures for safe and productive classes
    • Ability to recruit and develop staff that will build relationships with members and connect members to the Y and to other members
    • Requires understanding of human development, group work process and general management and communications as well as perform the full range of supervisory duties
    • Knowledge of program fiscal management, ability to keep programs on budget and launch contingency plans when required
    • Computer literate, proficient in Work and Excel programs. Publisher, Adobe, Photoshop and Power Point preferred.  Ability to operate the CLASS software program.
    • Ability to report to work as required at all operational hours of the facility Monday – Sunday and some holidays

     

     

     

    Education/Training:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred
    • Certification(s) in Group Exercise preferred
    • CPR/AED, First Aide certified required
    • TB-clearance required

     

     

     

    Experience:

     

    • Two (2) years minimum experience in program planning and supervising of staff and volunteers
    • Two (2) years minimum experience working in health and fitness or related human service programs and/or committees, and experience in organizing and conducting meetings and staff trainings preferred

     

     

     

    Essential Functions

     

    • Meets the needs of members and the community through developing, marketing, and implementing new and existing health and fitness programs, seminars, and lectures.
    • Ensures the strategic goals of the Association/Branch are met by developing and promoting strong family and social values, leadership, healthy lifestyles, sense of community, international/intercultural relations, and an appreciation for environmental concerns.

     

    Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

     

    • Values - Demonstrates in words and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and displays a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.
    • Relationships - Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.
    • Communication - Listens and expresses self effectively and in manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of those we serve.
    • Developing Others - Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ capacities to attain the highest level of performance possible.
    • Personal Growth - Demonstrates the ability to continually learn and grow as a servant leader in the YMCA movement.
    • Functional Expertise - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
    • Emotional maturity - Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills.  Maintains a positive and harmonious relationship with staff, members, volunteers, and the community.
    • Operational Effectiveness – Effectively manages and leads the Wellness Department to ensure efficient management of programs, personnel, wellness initiatives, financial targets, group exercise programs, and quality control.  Demonstrates initiative and the ability to make sound decisions and resolve conflicts in an appropriate manner.
    • Quality Results - Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences.

     

    Y-CARE STAFF

     

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is now accepting applications for our Y-Care program. This candidate will be responsible for watching and caring for children during the Y-Care programs before and after school. Clearances, health assessment, and TB test are required for this position. Applications are available at the YMCA or online.

     

     

    Contact Joe at jreinard@bloomsburgy.org
    or call 570-784-0188.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PERSONAL TRAINER

     

     

     

     

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is seeking part-time Personal Trainers. Responsible for promoting the facility and company, introducing clients to the joys of fitness, and maintaining a positive experience for increased member retention. Must maintain CPR & First Aid Certification and have current, nationally-recognized personal training certification. Should have a friendly, approachable, and supportive demeanor and create a rapport with clients, members, and staff.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Contact Max at mangle@bloomsburgy.org or call 570-784-0188.

     

    Preschool Teacher / Teacher's Aide

     

     

     

    Summary:

     

     

     

    Responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program  that complies with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures, nurtures children, provides meals, crafts, and instruction, and ensures students are kept clean and safe.

     

     

     

    Primary Responsibilities: 

     

     

     

    • Develop weekly lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate for all children. 
    • Provide a monthly overview calendar for parents to know what is coming up in the next month.
    • Develop activities to stimulate the children.
    • Create arts and crafts for children.
    • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
    • Promote literacy and early education.
    • Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
    • Attend to children's basic needs.
    • Keep constant communication with parents regarding their child (ren).
    • Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child’s development.
    • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
    • Become familiar with emergency procedures and protocol.
    • Integrate special needs children in a respectful manner.
    • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Supervise children at all times.
    • Identify problems and convene with professionals if necessary.
    • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
    • Organize and label materials, and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.
    • Participate in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

     

     

    Candidates should be prepared to present necessary clearances, 2 letters of recommendation, CPR Certification, mandated reporter, and education transcripts. This position is temporary, potentially leading to permanent. 

     

    For more information, contact Ashley Miccio at amiccio@bloomsburgy.org.

     

     

     

     

     

    Director of Finance & Accounting

     

     

     

    Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Finance will oversee accounting, finance, and aspects of operations.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Job Summary:

     

     

     

    • Leads the operations and staff of Accounting/Finance departments.
    • Does all bookkeeping functions.
    • Works with Director of Operations & Membership on recording deposits and maintaining an accurate general ledger.
    • Produces accurate, timely accounting records in accordance with internal policies and generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Oversees external financial reporting, including the annual audit and form 990.
    • Develops management reporting including statements to the Board of Directors and Committees.
    • Enter AP and reconcile accounts.
    • Assists Director of Operations and Membership in maintaining AR records and collections.
    • Prints AP checks weekly and additional bookkeeping functions.
    • Maintains internal controls throughout the Association, monitoring compliance, and implementing improvements.
    • Assists with organization and departmental budgets.
    • Works daytime shift

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Bachelor's or associates degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
    • Experience in Bookkeeping a plus.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Additional:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Brings a positive attitude, smile, and creates a positive member and staff experience.
    • Additional duties and requests from the CEO to help the organization move forward.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Please send resume to Joe Reinard at jreinard@bloomsburgy.org.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    FRONT DESK SERVICE STAFF

     

     

     

     

     

    Job Summary:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The Front Desk Customer Service staff will interact with the members and uphold the member experience standards. They will be the daily point of contact for members, determining their needs and offering solutions to meet these needs. They will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service to Y members, program participants and guest.

     

     

     

    Scope and Responsibilities:

     

     

     

     

     

    • Greet and welcome members.
    • Actively interact and engage with members and prospects to determine needs; directing to the appropriate Director when necessary.
    • Handle member requests and questions; problem solving.
    • Gather and record member data in member profiles.
    • Provides information and assistance related to membership rates, programs, services, scholarships and other Y amenities.
    • Prepares member records and issues membership ID cards and handles all registration/enrollment transactions.
    • Greet all guests as they enter the facility and adhere to sign-in/out, guest, visitor, monitoring youth in the facility and other relevant policies and procedures. Report any suspicious behavior and violations of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
    • Supporting the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed.
    • Must be able to work a variety of hours

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Requirements:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and credibility quickly.
    • Strong computer skills
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Must be able to work a variety of hours

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Preschool Teacher's Aide

    Summary:

    Responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program  that complies with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures, nurtures children, provides meals, crafts, and instruction, and ensures students are kept clean and safe.

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    • Develop weekly lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate for all children. 
    • Provide a monthly overview calendar for parents to know what is coming up in the next month.
    • Develop activities to stimulate the children.
    • Create arts and crafts for children.
    • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
    • Promote literacy and early education.
    • Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
    • Attend to children's basic needs.
    • Keep constant communication with parents regarding their child (ren).
    • Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child’s development.
    • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
    • Become familiar with emergency procedures and protocol.
    • Integrate special needs children in a respectful manner.
    • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Supervise children at all times.
    • Identify problems and convene with professionals if necessary.
    • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
    • Organize and label materials, and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.
    • Participate in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Candidates should be prepared to present necessary clearances, 2 letters of recommendation, CPR Certification, mandated reporter, and education transcripts. This position is temporary, potentially leading to permanent. 

    For more information, contact Ashley Miccio at amiccio@bloomsburgy.org.

     

     

    Employment

    Bloomsburg Area YMCA Nondiscrimination Policy – Part of Personnel Policy.

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA does not discriminate against any person because of her/his race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation (which shall not include children as the sex object), age, ancestry, disability or marital status in the provision of or access to services, employment and activities.  This is in accordance with all applicable federal and state law, including but not limited to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended.  The Executive Director is designated to administer compliance with the law and regulations. Amended and approved January 20, 2004.

    Before and After-School Y-Care Staff

     

    Before and After-School Y-Care Staff

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is now accepting applications for our Y-Care program. This candidate will be responsible for watching and caring for children during the Y-Care programs before and after school at elementary school sites including Bloomsburg Memorial and W.W. Evans.

    THIS POSITION IS TRADITIONALLY HELD BEFORE AND AFTER THE SCHOOL DAY. DUE TO COVID-19 THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR MAY CREATE CHANGES IN THE SCHOOL YEAR THAT ALLOWS FOR FULL-DAY HOURS OR PART-TIME HOURS. CANDIDATES WILL BE ASKED ABOUT AVAILABILITY DURING THE SCREENING PROCESS.

    POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Before and After school Site Director, Child Care staff will provides direction to children, assist in implementation of the program curriculum, and is responsible for the overall safety and well-being of children in the program. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. This is a part-time position that averages less than 20-25 hours per week.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
    • Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
    • Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.
    • Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
    • Maintains program site and equipment.
    • Maintains required program records.
    • Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.
    • To promote the physical, intellectual, social, cultural and emotional well-being of the children.
    • Work with the staff team to plan and implement activities.
    • Participate in daily activities and aid the children in completing tasks, including land and water-based activities. Assist in assessing child abilities and developmental stages.
    • Build enthusiasm for activities and programs.
    • Complete required documentation regarding attendance, health and wellness, sign-in and sign-out, and other items as assigned.
    • Keep the program areas neat and organized. Follow all safety procedures.
    • Follow all regulating agency and YMCA child care policies, regulations and procedures.
    • Maintain friendly, positive and professional relationships with children, parents, school & day care partners and other YMCA staff. Project a positive image of the YMCA and the Day Care program.
    • Follow work site requirements regarding punctuality, appropriate dress, staff meeting attendance, etc.
    • Carry out tasks as assigned by the Youth Director.
    • Assist in program and YMCA recruitment and special events. Work YMCA days and alternative program locations as scheduled.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Meets educational and experience qualifications established by state law. School Age Child Care Clearance per PA regulations as required.
    • At least 18 years of age to work.
    • High School diploma/GED, or educational background preferred. Additional educational requirements may be necessary per the appropriate regulating agency.
    • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and New Employee Orientation and Child Abuse prevention training within 60 days of hire date.
    • Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
    • Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
    • Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities. Vision, hearing, speech and movement abilities in order to provide safe supervision of children at all times.

    This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities Clearances, health assessment, and TB test are required for this position. Applications are available at the YMCA or online. Contact Ashley at amiccio@bloomsburgy.org or call 570-784-0188.

     

    Part-Time Gymnastics Instructor

     Part-Time Gymnastics Instructor

    Bloomsburg Area YMCA is looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team. Do you fit the role below?

    YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

    • a national criminal history check;
    • Three reference checks.

    Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

    Essential:

    • Working with Children Check
    • Willingness to complete ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People training
    • USA Gymnastics Registration & Training
    • Provision of three professional referees
    • Gymsports Qualification (advanced qualification viewed favorably)
    • Gymnastics coaching experience
    • High levels of motivation and enthusiasm

    Job Types: Part-time, Casual

    Schedule:

    • Afternoon shift
    • Evening shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend

    Work Remotely:

    • No

    KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Instruct/coach gymnastics lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly
    • Build effective, authentic relationships with participants and parents; help them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers
    • Convey information on gymnastics programs and schedules and, as appropriate, refer participants and parents to other programs
    • Maintain records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.)

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education

    • 1-2 years' related experience preferred

    Skills

    • CPR, First Aid and AED certification and/or experience a plus (will train)
    • Ability to maintain positive presence in the facility
    • Prior knowledge/experience of gymnastics skills preferred
     

    Bloomsburg Area YMCA Mission Statement

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is a cause-driven Columbia County organization that is dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. The Bloomsburg Area YMCA addresses these needs through our facilities, programs, and community collaborations with likeminded organizations.

    Vision Statement - To nurture every child and teen, to improve the health and well-being of our community residents, and to support fellow cause-driven Columbia County Associations.

    The Y is here for our community:

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA serves over 600 families in our community!

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA provides over 40 wellness classes each week to prevent childhood obesity, heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes!

    The Bloomsburg Area YMCA helps teach values and teamwork to over 200 children in our Y-care, preschool, and sport leagues, swim team, and gymnastics program.

    Give the Y a Try!

    LOCATION
    Bloomsburg Area YMCA
    30 East 7th Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815

    PHONE
    (570) 784-0188

    FAX
    (570) 784-4303

    HOURS OF OPERATION
    Mon-Thurs 5:00am-9:00pm
    Fri: 5:00am-7:00pm
    Sat: 8:00am-4:00pm
    Sat (Summer): 8:00am-1:00pm
    Sun: 11:00am-3:00pm

    UNITED WAY - The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is a program partner with the Columbia County United Way