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Current Opportunities

S.A.M. Member Services Team Member
Sales/Service - The Member Services desk is looking for a dynamic individual who truly has desire to provide excellent, above & beyond customer service.

The Opportunity:

We are building a community where everyone can reach their full potential; including you! Join the YMCA and become part of a global movement that:

  • Values diversity.
  • Sees the potential in everyone.
  • Has been helping people grow in spirit, mind, and body for 175 years.

Help Build a Stronger Community and Better World:

This is the opportunity for you if you have a:

  • Genuine desire to help others take the first steps towards lasting health.
  • Welcoming spirit and are ready to invite people to join the YMCA.
  • A positive outlook that contributes to a YMCA community that people want to keep coming back to.
  • Willingness to learn about the YMCA standards of service and to deliver exceptional YMCA member experiences.
  • Availability to work flexible hours including evenings, opening shifts, and/or weekends.
  • The fundamental belief that it takes a team effort to put YMCA members at the centre of all we do.

Just Some of the Benefits of Working at the YMCA…

  • Comprehensive and ongoing training.
  • Free YMCA membership.
  • Employee discounts on YMCA services.
  • Tuition and bursary support programs.
  • Opportunities for national and international travel.
  • Great long term and upward career opportunities.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Medical, dental, and pension benefits (based on #hrs)

The YMCA’s Commitment to Trust and Safety:

As part of a trusted charitable organization, you can expect to receive excellent service and safety training throughout your YMCA career. As the first step in your journey, you will be required to:

  • Provide a current Standard First Aid, CPR-C, & AED certificate (or willingness to complete prior to starting work)
  • A current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check / Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Results-oriented, customer service, and sales experience or a combination of education and experience.
  • Provide 3 professional references

Position Title: S.A.M. Membership Sales Team Member – YMCA of Saskatoon

Position Type: Permanent Part-Time

Hours: 5.5 -24 hours per week (depending on scheduling)

Shifts: Weekends opening, some evenings (Must be available weekends starting at 6:45 am)

Salary: Hourly; $11.40/hour

Start Date: ASAP

Application Process: Please forward your resume and covering letter to

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged

Application deadline: Ongoing

Job Summary
Reporting to the Marketing/Community/Sales Director, this part-time position assists in all aspects of membership for the organization including recruitment of new members, retention of existing members and supervision of assigned staff. Assists in the development of plans and implementation of new procedures and methods to achieve membership growth and retention goals.

This is a part-time position; various hours/days (flexible to switch shifts when needed).

Wage: $11.40/hour

Essential Functions:

  • Train, motivate and retains a committed team passionate about the YMCA’s mission and service to members.
  • Completes all job related, supervisory and other training as required.
  • Greeting all guests as they enter the facility and adhere to sign-in/out, guest, visitor, monitoring youth in the facility and other relevant policies and procedures. Report any suspicious behaviour and violations of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
  • Train, mentor, motivate and develop staff to create a sales-oriented team that is focused on the delivery of exceptional customer service
  • Implements membership strategies that support the recruitment of new members and retention of existing members. Creates a member-focused culture and models’ relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
  • Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  • Participates in achieving monthly sales goals.
  • Reviews and updates desk procedures and communicates changes to staff.
  • Participates in membership events at the YMCA and represents the YMCA at community events to promote the YMCA.
  • Participates in annual Strong Kids campaign.
  • Participates in staff meetings and/or related meetings.
  • Motivates and energizes the Membership Staff to be Cause-driven Leaders. Leads by example. Co-facilitate training including but not limited to sales and customer service.
  • Helps Membership Staff to understand the YMCA’s mission.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Sell, promote and market our brand
  • Ensure duties, responsibilities, accountabilities and standards for acceptable performance are clearly communicated, defined, understood and performed by all direct reports
  • Provide leadership skills through outstanding people management
  • Plan, assign and direct staff work
  • Develop tools to assist member services staff
  • Other duties assigned by member experience director as needed
  • Duties subject to change

Competencies Service Orientation:

  • Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience
  • Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear, timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the Association
  • Problem Solving: Identifies an issue, gathers and process relevant information, coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them
  • Teamwork: Participates actively in a team for organizational effectiveness Initiative: Does the right thing at the right time without being asked
  • Reliable: On time for all shifts and ready to work when called upon
Volunteer Roles
Administration & More - We are looking for you to help us deliver exceptional experiences by utilising your skills. Have 2 hours a month to give - We'll provide you with a complimentary membership as our thanks!

Every day, volunteers make an enormous difference in the lives of individuals in our city.  If you love to help  and want to make a difference, consider offering your time to volunteer!  We have many projects underway where your help is greatly appreciated.


Please send an email to Serena Dallas with your resume.  Share with us how you would like to help.  


We can't wait to hear from you!

Various Opportunities

Current Opportunities

The YMCA of Saskatoon is always open to accepting the generous offer of your time!

We have volunteers who work on administrative duties like organizing and filing, some who like to get their hands a little dirty helping with facilities and grounds, and others who like the chance to work with our members.

Let's talk about your particular situation and availability, and where you can lend a hand. Please contact us at

Full Time Early Childhood Educator
The YMCA Child Development Centre - Downtown location

Seeking a professional, mature, energetic, responsible, and committed person to join our team in a full time Educator position. This location provides care for children aged 18 months to 6 years. Successful candidates will enjoy a full family membership to the YMCA Fit Centre including all registered classes, as well as a comprehensive benefits package after three-month probationary period.


Some duties include (but not limited to):

  • Planning developmentally appropriate and stimulating activities in a play-based environment
  • Participating in physical activities
  • Encouraging child-led activities through carefully chosen equipment and toys
  • Teaching children the values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and inclusiveness towards all living things
  • Cleaning, organizing, and sanitizing
  • Assisting in kitchen (cooking and cleaning) duties as needed


  • ECE Level 2, or 3, or other relevant education-Level 1 may be considered for the right applicant.
  • Related experience is an asset
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Current clear Criminal Record Check in the vulnerable sector/Clear Child Welfare/Child Abuse check

Skills and Abilities

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Criminal record check (abstract)

Work Setting

  • Child care centre

Early Childhood Education Skills

  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Assess the developmental level of children
  • Prepare progress reports and discuss with parents and other staff members
  • Provide supervision and guidance of daily activities, field trips and special activities
  • Provide opportunity for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play and music

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate

Resumes may be emailed to, faxed, or dropped off at our 22nd street location. Please include 3 references with your resume.

Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor

Reports to: Aquatics Director

Why work for our Y?

The YMCA of Saskatoon aspires to be a great work place through an environment that embraces diversity and social inclusion, valuing differences and supporting full participation by all employees. The YMCA provides employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our community. The YMCA works to build healthy communities. This is achieved through a shared culture and values. We recognize the contributions of our staff through innovative practices, great benefits and growth opportunities.

Nature & Scope:

The YMCA of Saskatoon provides a variety of health, fitness, recreation, and community programs to more than 2,500 members that represent the diversity of Saskatoon and its communities.


  • Provide supervision for swimmers while on active guard duty.
  • Teach swimming lessons while providing a safe and fun environment
  • Ensure the safety of all pool users in all areas of the YMCA. This includes all areas accessible to the public and restricted areas.
  • Greet and welcome all members, volunteers and staff who enter the pool area.
  • Check all rescue equipment to ensure it is in good condition for the upcoming shift.
  • Check the deck, pool, and equipment room before and after each shift to ensure it is kept neat and clear of obstacles. Note: any equipment in need of repair should be reported.
  • Be knowledgeable of YMCA programs, activities, and pricing.
  • Actively work towards the prevention of accidents and injuries.
  • Render assistance immediately when accidents occur.
  • Educate and instruct the public on pool and water safety at all times.
  • Practice good public relations; be accessible, polite, and helpful.
  • Be punctual and wear appropriate attire for work (staff uniform).
  • Attend in-service training and staff training.
  • Commit themselves to maintain and further develop their qualifications.
  • Keep all records up to date, legible, and accurate.
  • Carry out water tests when assigned.
  • Get along with other staff members and use a professional approach to dealing with conflicts.
  • Wear any safety equipment required for janitorial or maintenance tasks.


  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Have a current YMCA Swimming Instructor award, SFL/LSI, or WSI
  • Have a current NLS or Red Cross Lifeguarding Award.
  • Have a current Standard First Aid and CPR-C with AED award (Red Cross, St. John’s Ambulance, or AEC);
  • Have lots of energy and be enthusiastic

Hours offered:

  • Various daytime and weekend shifts.
  • Approximately 8-15  hours/week
  • Shifts beginning in June, 2019
  • Apply by May 31, 2019

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Rebecca Newson

Aquatics Director

YMCA of Saskatoon


*Please note that only those selected will be contacted to arrange an interview. Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Criminal Record Check at the candidate’s expense.*

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