YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley
  • 15-May-2023 to 02-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Youth Development
  • Bettendorf, IA, USA
  • 12.00 per hour $12.00/hr
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Part time employees enjoy a free individual Y membership and participation in the Y retirement program! (must meet hourly eligibility requirements)

Perks of working at the Y!

  • Free individual YMCA membership! Discounts on programs
  • Child Care discount 25% (must work min 20 hrs/week to qualify); Summer Camp discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Program
  • Y Retirement Fund: Y pays 12% after employee meets eligibility requirements
  • Eligible to participate in 403B savings account through Y Retirement Fund
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Competitive Wages
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Career Development

PAY RATE: $12.00/hr

The Party Host is to organize implement, supervise, and evaluate all facility rentals at the designated site. The Party Hostess works with the branch leadership team to ensure that resources are secured to successfully implement the events.


  1. Serve as role model to members and Y staff, and at all times live the mission, vision and values of the YMCA movement.
  2. Schedule, engage participants, and supervise YMCA special events, birthday parties and facility rentals at the branch while ensuring the safety of program participants at all time and to ensure that member service is at or above expected levels during events and rentals. Promote YMCA programs to event participants when appropriate.
  3. Set-up furniture, decorations and equipment prior to events and to clean up following events while integrating healthy lifestyle choices into events when appropriate, considering menu and activities during events. Develops appropriate marketing materials for special events and facility rentals and distributes materials as needed.
  4. Participate in and solicit others to participate in necessary YMCA financial development efforts, specifically the Annual Campaign.
  5. Maintain certifications listed under Certificates and Other Requirements.
  6. Adherence to all policies and procedures of YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley.
  7. Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency procedures and location of emergency equipment.
  8. Regular and timely adherence to respective schedule/meetings.
  9. All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Program Director.


  1. High School Diploma
  2. 2 or more years of experience in event planning, youth programming or related field preferred.
  3. Previous supervisory experience preferred.


  1. Must be able to pass background check
  2. CPR/First Aid/AED certification*

*Note: The * noted certification training programs must be obtained within 30 days of hire, if not currently certified and are available at SCFY if needed.


This position is expected to be able to successfully perform all physical activities necessary to perform essential and related functions of the position including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. This position is expected to be able to perform essential and related functions of the position which can generally be described as light work.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment. The noise level in the work environment can vary from quiet to moderate during office hours and moderate to loud during event hours. This position works in a variety of environments which can include but are not limited to, office settings, gymnasiums, and outdoors. This position works a varied work week as determined by the needs required to manage operations and events of which can include working evening, weekend, and additional hours to accommodate events.

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