YMCA of Greater Des Moines

Bus Driver

Job ID
Teen/Youth Programs
Part-Time, Variable Hour
Branch Name
John R. Grubb YMCA
US-IA-Des Moines (John R. Grubb YMCA)
Starting Wage/Salary
USD $11.81/Hr.
Maximum Wage/Salary
USD $16.54/Hr.
Work Hours
Morning pick-ups, Field Trips, Afternoon Drop-offs


At the Y, strengthening community is our cause.  Our staff members are people who drive this cause – it is because of our drive, our passion, our belief in others, and our belief in the strength of our mission that we are able to make a difference – every day. 


As a Bus Driver, you will have the opportunity to transport participants for our youth programs.  You will provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment on the bus, which will positively impact the success of all the children.  EVERY position positively impacts others at the Y - JOIN US, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


To positively impact others, Y Staff Team Members exemplify CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADERSHIP competencies.



Demonstrates in word and action the Y's CORE VALUES of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and a commitment to the Y's mission, in all matters at all times



Delivers the benefits of good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence, and a sense of security to all who seek it



Tells the Y story to help others understand the impact of the Y; develops relationships with members to support fundraising; supports fundraising efforts



Values all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion and cultural competence



Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y's work



Listens for understanding and meaning, seeks to understand the other person's point of view and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience       



1.             Transport program participants.

2.             Know emergency procedures and be able to demonstrate them.

3.             Perform routine maintenance checks on assigned vehicle.

4.             Performs additional duties as assigned by supervisor or designated staff


5.             Demonstrate and support the objectives of the Association as embodied

                in the mission statement and values.



1.             Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical functions

2.             Current CDL license

3.             Online New Employee Orientation (available in the YMCA

                Training Program)

4.             Online New Employee Safety Orientation (available in the YMCA Training


5.             Y Leaders Orientation (available in the YMCA Training Program)

6.             American Red Cross CPR-PR/AED/First Aid Certifications or equivalent

                certifications approved by the YMCA (available in the YMCA

                Training Program)

7.             American Red Cross Blood Borne Pathogens Training or

                equivalent training approved by the YMCA (available in the YMCA

                Training Program)



1.             Visual, auditory, and verbal ability to communicate with people and

                monitor property and activity

2.             Ability to perform moderate physical activity

3.             Ability to adapt to changing working conditions



1.             Ability to work with diverse group of people

2.             Ability to maintain control even when distracted by noise and activity

3.             Ability to work with minimal supervision

4.             Attend trainings and/or courses as required by the YMCA


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