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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

Lifeguard – Canaan/Winsted
Certified Lifeguard Canaan Family YMCA has openings for Certified Lifeguards. Come work at an indoor pool without worries about weather conditions. 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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Member Services – Canaan
Member Services Northwestern CT YMCA is looking for friendly, responsible and organized people to join our part-time Member Services staff in Canaan. 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 Merchandise sales Process transactions accurately and be responsible for all money
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Gymnastics and Youth P.E. Instructor (part-time)
Gymnastics and Youth P.E. Instructor (part-time)   Northwest CT YMCA has an opening for a Gymnastics and Youth P.E. Instructor for youth ages 3-12. Requirements: Knowledge of the fundamentals of gymnastics and PE activities. At least 2 years of experience working with children in a coaching or teaching environment. Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Must be able to communicate effectively while demonstrating Y
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Fitness Instructor (Group, Silver Sneakers, Aqua) – Canaan