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Gym Monitor

Southern District YMCA

The Southern District YMCA has a long history of providing many communities throughout Southern New Hampshire with outstanding programs and services for youth. The Y’s Camp Lincoln is a traditional summer camp and outdoor education facility offering over 1500 campers the opportunity to engage in healthy activities. More than 750 children are enrolled in 15 before and after school sites through the Y’s child care programs. And just over two years ago, the Y opened the Exeter Area YMCA, a 33,000-square-foot multi-generational health and wellness center, which has seen membership growth that exceeds expectations. The Southern District YMCA is also currently exploring Phase 2 of a capital campaign to add a new aquatics facility to its Exeter location. The YMCA is currently seeking a new leader who will provide strong support for all aspects of the Y’s operations and strategic initiatives.

Mission Statement: Southern District YMCA (SDYMCA) provides opportunities for youth
development, healthy living and social responsibility in our southern New Hampshire community.
We achieve this by putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy
spirit, mind and body for all – regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race, ability, religion or

Service Area & Demographics: SDYMCA serves the NH towns of Brentwood, Danville, East
Kingston, Exeter, Fremont, Hampstead, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, Kingston, Newton,
North Hampton, Plaistow, Raymond, Seabrook, and Stratham.

History: In 1926, YMCA Camp Lincoln began as a summer camp on Kingston Lake. Today,
summers are full of 1,500 campers aged 3-15 and a robust counselor-in-training program for 14-
15-year old’s. Year-round activities at Camp Lincoln include outdoor education, team-building
programs and weekend rentals serving an additional 11,000 people. YMCA School Age Child Care
operates 15 before and after school programs meeting HEPA standards and state licensing
requirements for 750 students. Exeter Area YMCA opened its doors in September 2015 to an
eager community. The 33,000 square feet facility serves over 6,300 members, averaging 400

This individual will be responsible for the overall gymnasium services, including special projects as assigned as well as gymnasium maintenance, inventory of equipment, and the set-up and breakdown of events. Maintaining surveillance during games, activities, and member participation is integral to this role as is facilitating seating and set up for gym rental, as necessary. It is essential that this individual build and maintain positive relationships with members and staff.
This person is a service oriented, role model with a member first attitude who is able to recognize and respond to unsafe situations.

  • Experience playing and knowledge of related sports rules. 
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. as required.
  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity that may include walking running, crouching, kneeling, bending. 
  • General knowledge of the rules of the sport as well as rules specific to YMCA sports.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification Required.  
  • Must be 17 years or older.

Physical Demands:

  • Must have adequate sight and hearing to effectively supervise program participants.
  • Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighting up to 20 pounds. 
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking. 
  • Monitoring all GYM activities to ensure that all safety rules are being followed,
  • Reports and monitors all mechanical and equipment problems, sets up equipment, and returns equipment to storage.
  • Ensures cleanliness and safety of facilities and equipment.
  • Enforces all rules, regulations and policies, maintains proper documentation and reports incidents and accidents.
  • Assists other staff.
  • Answer inquiries from participants, and provides information.
  • Attend staff meetings and approved training as required.
  • Other duties include monitoring the cleanliness of the playing area and reporting results, cancellations, or problems to the program coordinator or director.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Southern District YMCA is an Equal Opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of SDYMCA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetic information.

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Date Added: February 7, 2020

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