Employment Opportunities

JOIN OUR TEAM!

At the YMCA at Virginia Tech, strengthening community is our cause. Since 1873 we've worked side-by-side with our neighbors, volunteers and partners to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Together, we strive to build community by:

  • Nurturing the potential of kids and teens through leadership development initiatives, academic enrichment and after school programs;
  • Improving the health of well-being of individuals and families within the New River Valley through continuing education and wellness programs; and,
  • Leading by example as a socially responsible organization offering a comprehensive community recycling program, meaningful volunteer opportunities and as a philanthropic partner advancing the mission of the Y.

Join us in creating lasting personal and social change throughout the New River Valley as a member of our staff team.

NOW HIRING!

Director of Food Insecurities Program

Over the past several years, the YMCA at Virginia Tech has seen tremendous growth and success in our food insecurity programs. In response to the COVID pandemic, over the last twelve months we served more than 35,000 meals to more than 7,400 children in the NRV. We are looking for an innovative, solution-oriented leader who will take this foundation and further expand the ways we help our neighbors. We are in the process of completing several key activities, which will be excellent tools for the incoming Director of Food Insecurity Programs to draw upon and leverage:

1. Becoming a USDA sponsor for the New River Valley (anticipated to begin June 1)

2. Developing a Memorandum of Understanding with a community partner for commercial kitchen space (with access beginning mid-June)

3. Sourcing a mobile kitchen which will be able to go into communities and provide access to fresh meals (to be operational on / about July 1)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Director will work in close collaboration with the CEO / Executive Director to develop, organize, and implement high quality, nutrition-focused food programs that meet all regulations and standards.

Candidate will manage all phases of the Y’s food programs and will ensure they operate in accordance with the Virginia Departments of Education and Social Services (VDoE, VDoSS), Virginia Department of Health (VDH), USDA, and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) guidelines and requirements.

DOWNLOAD PDF JOB DESCRIPTION HERE:  Director of Food Insecurity Programs 

TO APPLY
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to ryan.martin@vtymca.org. Feel free to call (540) 961-9622 with questions.

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH LEARNING, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.

Supervisor Retail Activities

The Supervisor – Cashier and Customer Engagement will assist Thrift Shop leadership by ensuring efficient and accurate retail transactions take place while also maximizing the Y’s community-oriented engagement of customers. The person in this role is expected to lead by example, rolling up their sleeves to get things done and setting a positive tone and culture for workplace dynamics in / among personnel. The role will develop and enact ways to engage customers through direct interactions as well as electronic and social media venues. The Supervisor will also help organize and direct volunteers (groups and/or individuals) on tasks and projects. On occasion, the Supervisor is responsible for opening and/or closing the store and ensuring that proper store procedures and policies are followed when store management is not on duty or otherwise unavailable.

DOWNLOAD PDF JOB DESCRIPTION HERE:  Supervisor Retail Activities

TO APPLY
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to ryan.martin@vtymca.org. Feel free to call (540) 961-9622 with questions.

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH LEARNING, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.

Donation Dock Supervisor

The Donation Dock Supervisor will assist Thrift Shop leadership by ensuring the proper operation of the donation dock while achieving the Y’s community-oriented customer service goals. The person in this role is expected to lead by example, rolling up their sleeves to get things done and setting a positive tone and culture for workplace dynamics in / among personnel. The position is responsible for organizing the workflow of the donation dock, developing and maintaining a high-performing team to accurately and efficiently process donations. On occasion, the Donation Dock Supervisor is responsible for opening and/or closing the store and ensuring that proper store procedures and policies are followed when store management is not on duty or otherwise unavailable.

DOWNLOAD PDF JOB DESCRIPTION HERE: Dock Area Supervisor

TO APPLY
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to ryan.martin@vtymca.org. Feel free to call (540) 961-9622 with questions.

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH LEARNING, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.

Cashiers

We seek service-oriented individuals who make work a priority and who enjoy meeting high expectations in a fast-paced environment. Full & Part Time permanent positions available.

DOWNLOAD PDF JOB DESCRIPTION HERE: Cashier job description 2021

TO APPLY
E-mail your resume to ymca@vtymca.org or bring it to the YMCA Thrift Store in Blacksburg

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH LEARNING, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.

Donations Attendant

We seek service-oriented individuals who make work a priority and who enjoy meeting high expectations in a fast-paced environment. Full & Part Time, permanent & temporary positions available.

DOWNLOAD PDF JOB DESCRIPTION HERE: Donations attendant job description 2021

TO APPLY
E-mail your resume to ymca@vtymca.org or bring it to the YMCA Thrift Store in Blacksburg

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH LEARNING, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.