Sports Team Lead

 The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a full-time Sports Team Lead position. This position will have a base located at the Fry YMCA center, a community-focused nonprofit, located in Naperville, IL.

Position Summary

 Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:

Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees 

Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund 

Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members

Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities

Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs

Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!



Coordinates the operation of assigned program areas. Evaluates programs.

Assists in training new staff

Assists with scheduling staff to ensure coverage of all activities.

Maintains cleanliness and safety of facilities and equipment.

Develops promotional materials and distributes program information.

Maintains YMCA standards and ensures compliance with requirements.  Ensures accidents and incidents are reported.

Develops special events and activities.

Assists with developing and managing the budgets related to the program areas. 

All YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago employees are required to support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members, or guests to your supervisor

Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children

Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor

Completing all child abuse prevention training as required


Minimum and Preferred Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree preferred in sports/recreation, physical education, or equivalent education experience.

Experience in program development, fiscal management, and staff development preferred.

Strong organizational, budgetary, computer, and written and verbal communication skills.

Must be able to communicate effectively and relate to youth, parents, and program staff.

Previous supervisory experience a plus.


YMCA Vaccine Policy

We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to a background check.

Additional Info

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Development

Company/ Organization Name : Fry Family YMCA

How to Apply :

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