Birthday Party Coordinator


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Farmington Valley YMCA
97 Salmon Brook Street
Sports & Recreation
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Under the direction of the Program Director, the Birthday Party Coordinator will be responsible to assist in the daily operation of the program(s). Organize and implement activities and games for children as well as create a fun enthusiastic environment. 

Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times.  The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA of Greater Hartford are conveyed. 


  1. Ability to develop and maintain high levels of customer service with members and guests.
  2. Warmly and enthusiastically greet members.  Actively listen to members and respond promptly and appropriately.
  3. Facilitate organized birthday party activities and ensure children are active, interested and safe throughout the party.
  4. Be able to effectively problem solve, taking full responsibility to remedy the situation and follow through to its completion.
  5. Be able to work as a YMCA team member.
  6. Make yourself available to all members regardless of age, gender, race, socioeconomic status, lifestyle, or fitness level.
  7. Consistently monitor member participation and provide feedback.
  8. Ensure overall cleanliness of YMCA.
  9. Enforce all YMCA policies and procedures.
  10. Be familiar with YMCA emergency procedures.  Respond promptly and appropriately.
  11. Products or services that are not a part of YMCA programs shall not be promoted or endorsed by any employee to any member or guest whether the employee is "on the clock" or not.
  12. Assume all other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Six months to one year experience working with Children. 
  • Certification in CPR/First Aid within 60 days of hire.
  • Excellent communication skills.