the Y

Neosho Freeman Family YMCA

Neosho, MO

Employment Opportunities

The Neosho Freeman Family YMCA offers a wide variety of employment opportunities for you to serve your community. From lifeguards and maintenance workers to fitness instructors and welcome center staff, there is something for everyone!

The YMCA has long been synonymous with high standards and values in a supportive team environment. Those who work at the Y will find the company itself offers employees a generous wage and benefits package, and, depending on employment status and tenure, such benefits as health and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, funded retirement plan, time off and discounted program fees, including childcare. Flexible work schedules and free YMCA memberships help keep the whole family fit.

Discover the YMCA as a place to build a rewarding career and an enriched life. The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer.

The YMCA employs people in a variety of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. Available positions can range from management and administration to programs and facilities. Download the employment application and return it to the Neosho Freeman Family YMCA or apply within.

Download Employment Application

Current Openings

Lifeguard:
Applicants must take the authority to ensure the safety and welfare of all participants in and around the pool area. He/she will follow all guidelines established in the YMCA Aquatics Program Model.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum age 16-years-old
  • Current Lifeguard, CPR-PRO and First Aid certifications
  • Must be able to move to various locations, including in and around an elevated chair
  • Must be able to communicate verbally, including projecting the voice across distances.
  • Must be able to hear noises and distress signals
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to think in the abstract, solve problems, make decisions, instruct, evaluate, supervise and remember.

* Interested in becoming a lifeguard, but not certified or your certification has lapsed? The Y is offering Lifeguard trainings in February and April. Registration deadline for the February session is Monday, Feb. 3. For more information, please contact Lisa Sedillos at 417.455.9999.

Certified Group Exercise Instructor
Applicants should have a strong ability to interpret basic principles of health and fitness to others. The position leads fitness classes which consist of low and high impact, step aerobics, dance routines and/or strength-based conditioning clases. The instructor must exemplify a healthy lifestyle in accordance to accepted industry standards.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum age 18-years-old
  • Current Group Exercise, CPR, First-Aid certifications
  • ACSM, ACE, NDEITA, or AAFA certification or strong background in physical fitness with a willingness to become YMCA certified.
  • Knowledge and interest in low and high impact aerobics as well as non-aerobic forms of exercise
  • Strong people skills, enthusiam and commitment to the area of fitness.

Water Fitness Instructor
Applicants should have a strong ability to interpret basic principles of health and fitness to others. The position leads water fitness classes and the instructor must exemplify a healthy lifestyle in accordance to accepted industry standards.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum age 16-years-old
  • Current Water Fitness Instructor, CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • ACSM, ACE, NDEITA, or AAFA certification or strong background in physical fitness with a willingness to become YMCA certified
  • Knowledge and interest in exercise
  • Strong people skills, enthusiam and commitment to the area of fitness.

Close