Employment

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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you will discover more than a job—you will enjoy the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the communities health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Current Openings

Instructors for Aquacise, Group Exercise Classes – Winsted
Instructors for Aquacise, Group Exercise Classes – Winsted Requirements: • A current certification as an instructor. • At least 1 year experience teaching group exercise classes preferred. • CPR and First Aid certifications. • An ability to work effectively with diverse populations. • Must be able to communicate effectively while demonstrating Y Core Values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Responsibilities: • Organize and lead participants through a group exercise
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Lifeguards & Swim Instructors (all locations)
Lifeguards & Swim Instructors – All Locations Northwest CT YMCA has openings for responsible, reliable people to work as Certified Lifeguards and/or Swim Instructors. Certified Lifeguards: * Requires current Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid certification * Responsible for monitoring swimmers and class participants in our pool * Ensure safe conditions for all participants * Test pool water and clean up pool deck * Must be able to work alone & be responsible to
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Member Services – Canaan
Member Services – Canaan Northwestern CT YMCA in Canaan is looking for friendly, responsible and organized people to join our part-time Member Services staff. Requirements: • Customer Service and Data Entry experience. • Organization and problem solving skills. • Attention to detail. • Good interpersonal & communication skills. • Must be at least age 18. Responsibilities: • Greet and check in Members in a friendly manner • Membership, Program and
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Member Services (Part Time) – Winsted
Member Services (Part Time) – Winsted Northwestern CT YMCA in Winsted is looking for friendly, responsible and organized people to join our part-time Member Services staff. Requirements: • Customer Service and Data Entry experience. • Organization and problem solving skills. • Attention to detail. • Good interpersonal & communication skills. • Must be at least age 18. Responsibilities: • Greet and check in Members in a friendly manner. • Membership,
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Group Fitness/ Personal Trainer – Canaan
Group Fitness/ Personal Trainer – Canaan Canaan Family YMCA has an opening for an experienced fitness person who is enthusiastic, energetic, personable, has a friendly disposition and a passion for health & wellness. Responsibilities: • Motivate members and provide a safe and properly instructed environment. • Be a team player with the ability to create a positive, high-energy studio environment. • Discuss and evaluate the fitness goals of members. •
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Fitness Instructor (Group, Silver Sneakers, Aqua) – Canaan
Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer Fitness Instructor Responsibilities: Organize and lead participants through a group exercise class (land and/or water). Follow YMCA guidelines for the class. Prepare room for class & put away equipment when class is done. Personal Trainer Responsibilities Motivate members and provide a safe and properly instructed environment. Instruct in safe alternatives to inappropriate or contraindicated exercises. Must be able to recognize and/or assist members with creating their fitness
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Personal Trainer – Winsted
Personal Trainer – Winsted The Personal Trainer is responsible to motivate members and provide a safe and properly instructed environment. Instructs in safe alternatives to inappropriate or contraindicated exercises. They schedule appointments with members for private or semi-private exercise instruction. Must be able to recognize and/or assist members with creating their fitness goals and work with them to achieve those goals. Required certifications: First Aid/CPR Certified Personal Trainer Must be
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Swim Instructor – Canaan
Swim Instructor – Canaan Canaan Family YMCA has openings for part-time Swim instructors at our indoor pool. Requirements: Must be able to be in the water with class participants.  Must be enthusiastic and responsible to teach adults and children.  Should have experience working with children.  Preference will be given to those with swimming experience.  Must be able to communicate effectively while demonstrating Y Core Values of
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Lifeguard – Winsted
Lifeguard – Winsted Winsted YMCA has openings for responsible, reliable people to work as Certified Lifeguards. * Requires current Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certifications * Responsible for monitoring swimmers and class participants in our pool * Ensure safe conditions for all participants * Test pool water and clean up pool deck * Must be able to work alone & be responsible to do a quality job Must be able to
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Lifeguard – Torrington
Lifeguard – Torrington Torrington YMCA has openings for responsible, reliable people to work as Certified Lifeguards. * Requires current Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certifications * Responsible for monitoring swimmers and class participants in our pool * Ensure safe conditions for all participants * Test pool water and clean up pool deck * Must be able to work alone & be responsible to do a quality job Must be able to
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