Employment

Current Employment Opportunities

 

How to Apply

  • Visit the YMCA Front Desk or our website to obtain an application.
  • Please indicate position for which you are applying.
  • Mail or fax completed application and resume, as applicable, to HR Dept.,New Canaan YMCA, 564 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840; fax resume to 203-972-7738 or email resume to hr@newcanaanymca.org.

The New Canaan YMCA is an equal opportunity employer.

AQUATIC DEPARTMENT

Aquatic Instructor
Pay range:       $10.50-$15.00/hour
Job Duration: Year Round
Positions available Monday through Friday some morning and all afternoons; Saturdays mornings. Certifications in Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard, first Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer not mandatory, but helpful.  Looking for kind hearted, fun staff that has experience working with children. Experience in teaching swimming preferred, but will train. Resumes immediately accepted. Free YMCA membership with working 10 hours a week.  Please contact Josephine Rojas, jrojas@newcanaanymca.org, or email hr@newcanaanymca.org.

Lifeguards (Part time)
Pay range:       $12.72-$16.00/hour
Job Duration: Year Round
Must have current certifications in Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR for the professional Rescuer, and AED. Mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekend hours available; some experience a plus. Free YMCA membership with working 10 hours a week.  Resumes immediately accepted. Please contact Josephine Rojas, jrojas@newcanaanymca.org, or email hr@newcanaanymca.org.

CAMP

Camp Y-Ki Assistant Camp Director 
Pay range:        $15-$22/hour based on experience
Job Duration:    Seasonal
In search of a hard-working, energetic, well organized, responsible person to take on the role of Camp Y-Ki Assistant Camp Director. In conjunction with the Camp Y – Ki Director, the Assistant Camp Director will assist in the planning, supervision, and implementation of a well-rounded school age camp program. The program developed will strive to meet the social, physical, spiritual, and cognitive development needs of children, ages 5 -15, at the New Canaan YMCA. They will also closely work with the Camp Director in supervising and training the Camp Staff.

  • Possess a degree in Elementary Education, or Early Childhood Development, Recreation, or a related field and/or have experience working with elementary school children.
  • Experience as a camp counselor required.
  • Must have the ability to supervise counselors and volunteers and to communicate goals of the YMCA.
  • Experience in arts and crafts, sports, music, and nature is helpful.
  • Current in medication and epi-pen training.

Please contact George Bennett (203) 920-1634, gbennett@newcanaanymca.org  or email HR at hr@newcanaanymca.org.

CHILDCARE

Child Development Assistant Teacher (Full time)
Pay range:         $15.13-$19/hour, based on experience
Job Duration:     Year Round

Under the direction of the Infant-Preschool Child Care Director and Lead Teachers, the Assistant Teacher will be responsible assisting in daily aspects of the classroom program, and care of children. The Assistant Teacher will work toward providing a program to foster children’s social, physical, emotional, and cognitive growth at all times under the direction of the Lead Teachers and Director.

Successful candidates will possess:  Minimum high school diploma but should be pursuing a degree in child development or related ECE field, previous early childhood teaching experience with a strong background in Early Childhood Development, must possess good communications skills and patience, individual must be the ability to work well with children in cooperation with other staff and parents of participants, and be responsive and flexible to the needs of the program.

Benefits include: Medical/Dental, 10 days vacation, 8 days sick leave, 2 personal days, 9 holidays as well as LT Disability, Life insurance and 12% retirement.  In addition, YMCA membership and program discounts.

Please contact Emma Scalero, (203) 966-4528 x113, escalero@newcanaanymca.org or email at hr@newcanaanymca.org.

Child Development Teachers (Part time)
Pay range:         $12.75 – $20.00/hour, based on experience
Job Duration:     Year Round

The New Canaan YMCA Hargrove Child Development Center is looking for highly motivated, dedicated, compassionate and caring individuals who enjoy working with young children and families, in our play-based toddler and preschool programs.   Become a part of our dynamic YMCA childcare team, and work in our beautiful Child Development Center, which has an excellent reputation in the community. 

Successful candidates will possess the following: previous early childhood teaching experience; a creative, child-centered approach to learning; knowledge of the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of young children; and a proven record of working effectively with children and families.

If you meet the above criteria, and have a desire to work in an environment where you can make a difference in the life of a child and his/her family – our available positions may be just right for you!  

Please contact Emma Scalero, (203) 966-4528 x113, escalero@newcanaanymca.org or email at hr@newcanaanymca.org.

FACILITY

Parking Lot Security Guard
Pay Range:        $13.00–$17.00/hour
Job Duration:     Part-time; year around
New Canaan YMCA is looking for a parking lot security guard 15 hours a week, Mon-Fri 3:30pm to 6:30pm. Opportunity to pick up extra hours on weekends for special events. At least 2-years’ experience with certifications is preferred. Must have good customer service and communications skills with the ability to manage a busy parking lot in the afternoons. The position is open immediately for the right candidate.  Please contact Joann Cerretani (203) 920-1633, jcerretani@newcanaanymca.org or email HR at hr@newcanaanymca.org.

TEENS

Middle School Night/Youth @ the Y  Staff (Seasonal)
Pay Range:        $10.10 – $14.00/hour
Job Duration:     Seasonal (once a month)
Help foster the intellectual, social, and physical growth of Middle School Madness participants by providing a meaningful and enjoyable Middle School Madness experience.   Teens will enjoy and have a safe environment to hang out in with friends, and will benefit from meaningful relationships with adults while experiencing and taking part in a variety of different activities. Please contact George Bennett (203) 920-1634, gbennett@newcanaanymca.org  or email HR at hr@newcanaanymca.org.

WATER POLO

Water Polo Instructors/Coaches (Part Time)
Pay range:       $18-30/hour
Job Duration:  Part-time, Fall/Winter

New Canaan YMCA is introducing Water Polo to our community.  Our YMCA is currently looking for instructors/coaches motivated and enthusiastic to be a part of this exciting new venture.  Coaches are responsible for supervising practice/clinics and introducing the sport to our youth.

Candidates should have a strong aquatic background, preferably with water polo.  Must be available weekends. Please contact Joe Somma at jsomma@newcanaanymca.org, 203-920-1659, or email hr@newcanaanymca.org.

WELLNESS

Pre/Post Natal Water Fitness Instructors (Part Time)
Pay range:       $19.00 – $40.00 per class
Job Duration:  Part-time, starting ASAP

Pre/Postnatal Water Instructor needed. AEA certified or equivalent and CPR is required. Qualified candidates must audition. Please contact Bridget Philipp at bphilipp@newcanaanymca.org  or email hr@newcanaanymca.org.

Pre/Post Natal Yoga Instructors (Part Time)
Pay range:      $27.00 – $60.00 per class
Job Duration:  Part-time, starting ASAP
Pre/Postnatal Yoga needed. Certification and CPR is required. Qualified candidates must audition. Please contact Bridget Philipp at bphilipp@newcanaanymca.org or email hr@newcanaanymca.org.

Wellness Associate (Part Time)
Pay Range:        $12.72 – $16.00/hour
Job Duration:     Part–time
New Canaan YMCA Wellness Center Associate needed – Part-Time Staff needed to work in Wellness Center.  The position involves, greeting and engaging with members and aiding and assisting them by providing basic exercise guidance and assistance. Other tasks involve basic cleaning equipment and maintaining a neat and clean workout environment.  Must be First Aid/CPR/AED certified.  An interest in living a Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness, Exercise, and helping others required.  Health Wellness certification candidates preferred.  Position does require some light to medium lifting, picking up weight plates, dumbbells etc.  Early AM, weekend and evening shift are available asap. Interested candidates should contact Eva Saint, 203-920-1627, esaint@newcanaanymca.org or hr@newcanaanymca.org.

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES LAST UPDATED: 1/4/2019