Assistant Centre Manager

Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: Forster, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Competitive salary
  • Great Lakes location
  • Fun & Supportive team


About the role:


We are looking for an experienced, professional and energetic Assistant Centre Manager to join the team at Great Lakes Aquatic & Leisure Centre, ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations. You will be responsible for assisting the Centre Manager in the effective delivery of all administrative, financial and planning activities, ensuring the facility meets the needs of the local community.


As the Assistant Centre Manager you will work directly with the management team to deliver performance across all areas of the business with customer satisfaction and safety at the forefront of everything you do. This is an exciting role with equal focus on financial management, people management and performance within the Centre. An element of the role is in service delivery; across our frontline and customer experience, fitness and aquatics, provided you have the relevant qualifications.


About you:


  • Qualifications in Business and/or Management or equivalent
  • Experience in the management of a medium to large recreation facility
  • Minimum 3 years in people management/leading teams
  • Frontline Management Experience 
  • You love a challenge & thinking outside the box
  • You're a people person
  • You strive for excellence
  • Senior First Aid and CPR
  • RLSSA Pool Lifeguard Award/License



Our Recreation Team is a close-knit community of energetic people-people, with a passion for staying active and helping others. From our Duty Managers and Customer Service Officers, to our Instructors and Coordinators, the team are responsible for transforming our 24 Recreation Centres into warm, inclusive and safe spaces – providing access to health, fitness and recreation opportunities for those who need it most. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and wellbeing of vulnerable and underprivileged young people, always acting with integrity and respect to provide fun and meaningful experiences, safely. We’ll reward you with perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and support you to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.



Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Commitment to Safeguarding

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.