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Part Time Staff Recognition Program


Staff Champions are recognized by YMCA Members and other Part Time Staff for exemplary service to members, coworkers and staff and have shown initiative and innovation in their work. They have gone above and beyond what is expected of them and are star performers who exemplify our mission vision and values in their actions and interactions.

Exemplifies excellence through modelling the following:

  • Models the core values (Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, & Faith)
  • Champions our Mission and Vision
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Inspiration
  • Relationship Building


  • Part-Time (not for exempt full time salaried and full time hourly)
  • Staff Champion can only be achieved one time
  • Must be in Good standing as an employee - Verified by Direct supervisor
  • Must Be Employed a minimum of 1 year prior to receiving this nomination - Seasonal Staff must have completed two seasons in order to be eligible
  • Has been nominated by one or more members/staff/co-workers - If you aren’t sure... Go ahead and nominate them anyway

Selection Process:

  • A Staff Champion will be awarded monthly.
  • The Staff Champion Selection Committee meets three times a year to choose four recipients for a total of twelve Staff Champions per year
  • The Selection Committee consists of the previous four Staff Champion recipients and a board member
  • Two YMCA directors will act as non-voting facilitators for this process
  • The selection process will be kept confidential
  • Nominations will remain active in the pool of candidates for one full year


Printable Nomination Form


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