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

Wellness & Obstacle Fitness Director – Torrington
Wellness & Obstacle Fitness Director – Torrington Torrington YMCA has an opening for someone to lead youth & adult health, fitness, wellness, and PE programs as well as our Ninja Training Center. Requirements: • College degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Health Fitness or Recreation and have a minimum of five years of experience in the YMCA, fitness club, hospital, corporate wellness, school, or similar community service organization programming. • Must
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Aquatics Supervisor – Canaan
Aquatics Supervisor – Canaan Canaan Family YMCA, branch of Northwestern CT YMCA, has an opening for someone to supervise aquatics programs, lifeguards, swim instruction programs and staff. Requirements: A college degree in Physical Education, Recreation or equivalent experience. Extensive swimming experience. Current Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications. Demonstrated skills in: program development, staff training & supervision, working with youth & adults. Knowledge of the fundamentals of child & adolescent development.
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Aquatics & PE Director – Torrington
Aquatic and PE (Physical Education) Director – Torrington The Aquatic and PE Director is responsible for all Aquatic and Physical Education programming of the branch. Responsibilities: • Provides leadership and direct supervision to Aquatics (Lifeguards, swim instruction, pool operations) and PE programs (gym & swim, AAU Basketball, gymnastics). • Is present for after-school and Saturday swimming instruction. • Provides for 20 hours of direct hands on swim lesson coaching. • Selection,
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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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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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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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