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The Williams YMCA of Avery County

No Swim Club this This Thursday, 2/20. We apologize for any inconvenience. More information

Employment Opportunities

EnhanceFitness Instructor


  • Show a passion for working with older adults and understanding for physical limitations
  • Demonstrate respect and compassion for participants who are at different physical levels
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of work
  • Manage time as needed to be available for participants a minimum of 10 minutes before and after each class, class planning and other team meetings
  • Exercise good judgement, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Commitment to and support of the YMCA’s Mission and more specifically, the vision and goals of the Y’s focus on health seekers
  • Ability to work with members to address the whole person’s well-being, including spirit, mind and body 
  • Be able to make minor adjustments to exercise programs as needed in response to member adaptations/tolerance to activity per session
  • Upon hire, completion of required Enhance®Fitness trainings including Healthy Livestyle Principles and a 2 day Enhance®Fitness Instructor Certification

Download complete JOB DESCRIPTION  For more information contact: Lauren Wilson 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.