YMCA of Greater Toledo
  • Toledo, OH, USA
  • $15.00 per hour
  • Part Time

Retirement, Referral Program, Free YMCA Membership

Job Title: Healthy Heart Ambassador

Location: YMCA of Greater Toledo Association

Position Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Be a difference maker, with the YMCA of Greater Toledo. We are a Cause Driven community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals, whose passion is the many children we guide, teach, and protect every day. As early education leaders, we're making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children. Here, you'll find a dynamic environment and culture that is open, friendly, welcoming, and collaborative. Are you ready to be an inspiring, innovative force that prepares children for elementary school-and beyond? Their future begins now. And so does yours.

Regardless of your role with us, you'll find so many things to love when you become part of our team. There's our fun, challenging work environment. There's the awesome team and supportive organization. You'll find that everyone in YMCA of Greater Toledo has the same goal: to prepare children for school and inspire them to be lifelong learners. Flexible, Creative, Fun, nurturing, positive...we're not just saying it. You'll find these things being demonstrated here, every day.


Provide support to a group of Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program participants as they

adopt the habit of self-monitoring and tracking their blood pressure in order to achieve

better blood pressure management.


  • Y-USA Healthy Heart Ambassador certification
  • Strong Listen First skills
  • Empathy toward Health Seekers with chronic diseases
  • Ability to provide positive feedback and build relationships
  • Working knowledge of high blood pressure and the wants, needs, and interests of
  • adults with high blood pressure
  • Consistently positive, patient, and non-judgmental attitude toward participants
  • Ability to follow strict program delivery guidelines with consistency
  • Ability to effectively utilize computer software technology to manage program
  • activities and track participant progress, if assigned REDCap data entry duties
  • Preferred: strong facilitation skills


  • Assist with program promotions and participant recruitment activities as directed by
  • Program Manager
  • Enroll new participants in the Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program
  • Send weekly reminder and support messages to caseload of participants
  • Provide 10-minute consultations to program participants during established Office
  • Hours
  • Measure and record participant blood pressures, modeling correct technique, during
  • Enrollment, Office Hours, and at Nutrition Education Seminars
  • Utilize REDCap web-based software to track participant information, Office Hours and
  • Nutrition Education Seminar attendance, and blood pressure readings in an accurate
  • and timely manner as assigned by program manager
  • Maintain participant confidentiality by managing program records and personal
  • health information according to best practices
  • Accept payment for class and provide receipts to participants when
  • conducting class at a non-Y location
  • Facilitate 60-minute Nutrition Education Seminars as needed


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

Why Work At The Y?

  1. Future employers respect the Y

When future employers see the Y on your resume, they think of an organization with global ties that has been around for more than 100 years. We have a reputation for hiring good people who do great things.

  1. Every day is something new

Whenever you work or wherever you work, every day is a new adventure. One moment you'll be helping kids with homework and the next you'll be leading a big art project or games outside.

  1. Free Y membership

When you work for the Y, we offer you all the perks of being a Y member including access to all branches and discounts on classes, child care, and camp.

  1. The job is designed with your schedule in mind

Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for anyone!

  1. The best coworkers ever

Everyone that works at the Y shares a passion for making their communities a better place, especially for kids. Don't be surprised if you leave your Y with great professional experience and new friends.

Along with competitive pay, the YMCA of Greater Toledo offers exceptions benefits which include the following:

  • Complimentary YMCA membership for all employees. Full time employees will receive a complimentary YMCA membership for their entire family.
  • A rewarding career with professional growth and advancement opportunities
  • A challenging and fun work environment with creative and talented individuals.
  • Full time employees are eligible to receive quality health insurance (medical, dental and vision) with affordable premiums.
  • Full time employees also receive (at no cost to them) Long Term Disability and Life Insurance coverage.
  • All employees are eligible to participate in the YMCA's excellent retirement fund.

The YMCA of Greater Toledo is a drug free workplace and is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

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