Be Part of Our Team
Our Y is always looking for talented associates to help us make our community stronger. Explore and apply for full- and part-time job opportunities available at the Kirk Family YMCA.
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
Y Start Date: October 2022
Certifications: Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership
Hobbies: My favorite things to do always involve time with my wife and kids. Along with that, I love to exercise at the Y, read books, and will dance just about any time I hear music with a good beat.
Favorite part of working at the Y: "I love working with a great team to serve our community. I love the diversity of our staff, members, donors, and community partners working together to improve the lives of people in our community. I am grateful to be part of an organization that strives to live out the values of honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility. The YMCA is a wonderful place to make friendships, live a healthy life, and make a positive impact in our community!"
Healthy Living Director
Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Y Start Date: November 2015
Certifications: Bachelor’s in Science (B.S.) in education, Certified Group Exercise Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified in Les Mills Core, Les Mills Tone, Advanced BODYPUMP Instructor
Hobbies: Run, bake, read, spend time with family
Favorite part of working at the Y: “The Y is for everybody! We are more than a gym. We are here for the community. Whether you come to the Y to be active or to connect with others, we welcome you.”
Member Experience Director
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Y Start Date: January 2023
Certifications: B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, M.B.A. in Human Resources and currently earning an MPA NonProfit Community Service, all from Park University. Ava will graduate Summa Cum Laude in December 2023
Hobbies: I love spending time with my family. I am the spouse of an active-duty Army sergeant and a full time mother of four (Silver -24, Faith-21, Prince-17, and Aiden- 9). I am a custom sneaker designer and avid crafter for the NPHC Greek Sororities and Fraternities. I am an active and Financial Ruby Member and Life Member #1673 of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. This year, I celebrate 31 years of membership.
Favorite part of working at the Y: "My favorite part of the job is meeting people and assisting them in completing their goals."
Program Director II
Hometown: Paola, Kansas
Y start date: March 2016
Certifications: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Chemistry
Hobbies: Reading and playing trivia
Favorite part of working at the Y: "Teaching people safety around water!"