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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, Torrington & Winsted
Certified Lifeguard Canaan, Winsted and Torrington YMCAs have 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
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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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Zumba Instructor (Group Exercise) – Torrington
Zumba Instructor (Group Exercise) – Torrington Requirements: A current national group exercise certification. At least 1-year experience teaching group exercise classes. CPR / AED / First Aid certifications. An ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Responsibilities: Develops safe exercise programs based on certification criteria. The instructor arrives earlier at the start of each class. Helps set up equipment relevant to the group exercise class. Maintain the cleanliness, safety, neatness,
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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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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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