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The Williams YMCA of Avery County

Employment Opportunities

Youth Sports Director


  1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. Two years related experience preferred (including internship if applicable).
  3. Requirements within 90 days of hire include: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
  4. Completion of YMCA program-specific certifications.
  5. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  6. Must be able to pass drug test and background check and have clear driving record.

Download complete JOB DESCRIPTION  For more information contact: Trey Oakley at 737-5500



  1. Responsible for supporting and enforcing the rules, regulations, and safety of the pool facility and associated programs.

    • Lifeguard certification required for lifeguard position and WSI certification recommended.
    • Some related work experience with pool operations preferred, but not required.
    • Current CPR certification
    • Highly preferred that you are currently lifeguard certified verses plan to get certified
    • Social with members and staff
    • Arrives on time and prepared to work
    • Organized
    • Older guards are in encouraged (out of high school +)
    • Understand the YMCA mission and/or had experience with non-profit organizations
    • Salary: $7.75-$10/Hour
    • Part-time

For more information contact: Hannah Taber at 737-5500 x317

Bus Driver

Must have CDL endorsement and be able to pass background check.  $12 per hour compensation. Contact Jenn Roark at 737-5500 x329

Wellness Coach

Email Resume to:  bonniec(at)ymcaavery.org or mail to: Williams YMCA ATTN:  Human Resources, PO Box 707 Linville, NC 28646

Summary: Wellness Coaches are responsible for all aspects of member safety, fitness introduction, supervising, maintaining a clean environment and reinforcing proper fitness techniques in the Wellness Center. As a member of the Wellness team, the Wellness Coach is a constructive employee of the YMCA whose major priority is to serve the members with the highest quality of service and facilities available.


Member Services Associate

Summary: The Williams YMCA of Avery County is seeking outgoing individuals that enjoy working in a fast paced environment to work various shifts (weekends/evenings). 12-25 hours a week. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting members, processing memberships and completing program registrations.

Contact Karen Fugate via email at karenf(at)ymcaavery.org 737-5500 x303


Group Exercise Instructors needed. 

Yoga:  10 or 11am weekdays

Zumba: 10 am weekdays, Saturdays or alternating Saturdays


  • Regularly attend fitness classes
  • Outgoing personality
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Reliable transportation
  • Background check and drug screen required


  • Experience leading group classes
  • National group exercise certification

Please contact Bonnie Clark at bonniec@ymcaavery.org or 828-737-5500 x 307

Please download our employment/volunteer application below, fully complete and attach any additional information if needed, and mail to YMCA of Avery County, Attn:  Part-time Opportunities, PO Box 707, Linville, NC 28646; or fax to 828-737-5504.