Posted: 03/01/2023

POSITION SUMMARY: Gym Monitor will secure gymnasium and all programs, events, and guests. Enforces all YMCA policies and procedures and safety of building and all occupants inside. Responsible for monitoring and assisting members throughout the gymnasium, promoting and connecting members to y programs, services, and events. 


  1. Check In members, Nationwide members and guests via the current check in method.

  2. Ensure everyone entering the gym is aware of the posted gym rules. 

  3. Introduce yourself by name and ask each participant their name. 

  4. Ensure that all gym participants know that you are there for any questions or concerns. 

  5. Explain the rules of play to each participant: For example, Gym B is currently open for shooting.  Gym A is set up for pick up games at the moment.  If you would like to play, please add your name to the Got Next Board.

  6. Notify all participants where they can find the gym schedule for that day and future days.  Inform them of any programs that will be occurring during your shift. 

  7. Ensure Gym stays within capacity limits.

  8. Maintain a clean and healthy environment by wiping down bleachers, filling sanitization stations and ensuring there is no trash left behind. 

  9. Receives and carries out all instructions, special projects, and other duties as assigned by the Coordinator or other Directors; reads emails daily. 

  10. Responsible for responding to various situations in order to ensure safety for participants and spectators. 


Mission Advancement: 

  • Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. 

  • Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. 

  • Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. 

  • Supports fund-raising. 


  • Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. 

  • Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. 

  • Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. 

  • Takes initiative to assist in developing others. 


Operational Effectiveness: 

  • Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. 

  • Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. 

  • Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. 

  • Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. 

Personal Growth: 

  • Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. 

  • Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact 

  • relationships. 

  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well. 

  • Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology. 


Required Trainings (within 90 days of hire): New Employee Orientation, Child Abuse Detection and Prevention, CPR, AED and First Aid Certification, Universal Precautions Training. All training and certifications are available through the Portage Township YMCA. Must keep all certifications current throughout employment. 


  • Ability to talk, see and hear. 

  • Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds. 

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40lbs. as required. 

  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity that may include standing, climbing, walking, 

  • Bending, twisting and reaching for long periods of time. 

  • Approved YMCA staff attire required. 


Shifts Available

Monday thru Friday

330p to 900p