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Lifeguards: The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA is currently seeking Lifeguards for morning, evening positions. Applicants must be at least 15 years old and have YMCA or Red Cross lifeguard certification. The positions are part-time (up to 40 hours per week). Apply in person at the YMCA, 917 Main Street in Paris.

Swim Instructors: The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA is currently seeking Swim Instructors for evenings & weekend positions. Applicants must be at least 16 years old, able to swim, like working with children, CPR/First Aid certified (we will CPR/First Aid certify if needed and train). The positions are part-time. Apply in person at the YMCA, 917 Main Street in Paris.

Fitness Instructors: The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA is currently seeking part time Group Fitness Instructors. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Apply in person at the YMCA, 917 Main Street in Paris or contact Stacy Varvel at svarvel@parisbourbonymca.org.

Child Care Teachers: The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA is currently seeking child-care teachers for the YMCA Child Development Center. Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent; significant child care experience is desired. The positions are part-time (30-35 hours a week). Apply in person at the YMCA, 917 Main Street in Paris.

Child Care Support Staff: Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent; significant child care experience is desired. Child Care Support Staff will be working with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old while assisting with daily Child Development Center activities. The positions are part time with flexible schedules between the hours of 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. based on Center needs (30-35 hours a week).

After School Program Counselors: Position maintains a group environment, leads activities while ensuring all participants wellbeing and providing a positive experience. Must be at least 18 years old, H.S. diploma or equivalent required. Experience working with children is required. Hours are 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Summer Camp Director: Seasonal, full-time employee (May-August) to direct its day camp. Director will supervise counselors and direct camp operations, adhering to Y guidelines, policies & curriculum. This position maintains the camp environment, ensuring campers’ wellbeing and providing a positive experience. Must be 18 or older. H.S. diploma or equivalent required. Experience working with kids, preferably in a camp setting.

Summer Camp Counselors: Seasonal, full-time employees (May-August) to serve as day camp counselors. Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent; experience working with children is preferred.

Summer Camp Community Gardener: Experienced gardener and community organizer to help maintain and coordinate a community garden and nutrition education program for children during the summer. Our ideal candidate for this position likes working with children, has an interest in supporting them in their abilities to grow healthy, fresh food and teaching them to prepare easy snacks and meals. Must be 18 or older, gardening experience required.

Summer Camp Bus Driver: Serves as a bus driver to transport program participants and staff to field trips and park during summer camp. Will need to be available May-August. Must possess a valid license to operate a commercial vehicle (CDL with passenger endorsement as well as licensed to drive a stick shift bus). Must be able to pass criminal background checks, tb skin test, and a drug screen. Will also need to provide us a copy of either Kentucky Driver History Records or Driver History Records through the state transportation agency that issued the drivers license.

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