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

Gymnastics and Youth P.E. Instructor – Torrington
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 Core
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Custodian – Winsted
Custodian – Winsted Winsted YMCA has an opening for a responsible team player to join our part-time custodial staff. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience with commercial cleaning is preferred. An ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Responsibilities: Job responsibilities are to keep the facility clean and ready for use. Sweep, mop, dust, vacuum, remove the trash. Clean windows, restrooms & locker rooms (men’s women’s, family), common areas,
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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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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, Program
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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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After-School Program Staff – Winsted
After-School Program Staff – Winsted Northwest CT YMCA has openings for responsible, dependable, enthusiastic people to assist with our youth after-school program for ages 5 – 12 in Winsted. The program purpose is to promote physical fitness, teamwork and self-esteem through structured games, free play and swimming. Staff will be responsible for the safety and supervision of the children from arrival at the Y, during activities, to pickup at end
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AAU Basketball Coaches – Torrington
AAU Basketball Coaches – Torrington Northwest CT YMCA has openings for AAU Basketball Coaches for ages 11-14 boys and girls travel teams. The main objective of the program is to help kids continue to develop fundamental skills and put them into action in a team setting. Requirements:  Must have knowledge of basketball skills & game rules and be able to teach skills to a group of youth ages 11-14.
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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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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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Full-Time Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor – Winsted
Full-Time Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor – Winsted Winsted YMCA has an opening for Full-Time Lifeguard/Swim Instructor. Requirements:* Current Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid certification. * Previous swimming experience. * Must be responsible, enthusiastic and able to work with children and adults. Responsibilities: * Test pool water, clean up pool deck & pool. * Responsible for monitoring swimmers and class participants in our indoor pool. * Ensure safe conditions for all participants. * Maintenance of
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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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