Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the New Rochelle Y is more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, supporting seniors, improving people’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

We invite you to join us here at the New Rochelle Y. Realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job.

Current Openings

Lifeguards

Job Description

Lifeguards at the New Rochelle YMCA represent our commitment with ensuring the safety of our members and guests. Under the guidance of the Program Director, a lifeguard is responsible for recognizing hazardous situations, preventing member/guest injury, conducting rescues in the pool and providing care both in and out of the aquatics center. To be a lifeguard you need to be ready to respond to any number of situations in and out of the water at a moment’s notice. Prospective lifeguards should be capable swimmers and certified to conduct rescues and to provide care by an accredited agency.

Qualifications

  • Current lifeguard certification through the American Red Cross, YMCA or other accredited agency (within 2 years).
  • Current CPR/AED certification (within 1 year).
  • Age 16 and above.
  • Capable of swimming 300 yards continuously.
  • Capable of lifting 100 lbs.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct surveillance of the pool, pool deck and surrounding area, making sure to check all areas for potential hazards or patrons who need assistance.
  • Coordinate response to situations including active/passive drownings and patron injuries/illnesses.
  • Monitor pool deck for potentially hazardous conditions including testing pool chemical balance, weather conditions and deck obstructions.
  • Enforce pool rules and regulations to ensure patron safety.
  • Provide care including first aid for patrons who need assistance.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Certifications

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR/AED from within 1 year

Salary

$13/hour part-time

Shifts Available

Monday - Friday
5:30AM to 9:30PM

Saturday
6:00PM to 6:30PM

Sunday
8:00AM to 3:30PM

How to Apply

Leave a copy of your resume at the front desk or contact Noel Gordon Jr, Director of Administration at ngordon@nrymca.org.

Swim Instructors

Job Description

Under the direction of the Program Director, swimming instructors help to teach swimmers of all ages and levels. Swimming instructors can teach in group and/or private one-on-one settings and can teach to students as young as 6 months old to seniors. Swimming instructors need to be active and engaged with their students, frequently requiring them to be in the water and providing hands-on teaching.

Qualifications

  • WSI or equivalent swim instructor certification from an accredited agency preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate 5 basic strokes (freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, sidestroke and butterfly).
  • Strong communication skills, both with students and with parents.  
  • Ability to teach in the water, providing hands-on teaching with students.   

Essential Functions

  • Create progressive 8 week lesson plans appropriate for assigned swim levels (beginner, intermediate or advanced) and age ranges.
  • Conduct swimming lessons in an efficient and effective manner, arriving to class on-time and conducting the lesson without allowing any distractions between them and the students.
  • Group lessons: conduct lessons as efficiently as possible, provide as much attention and feedback to each student as possible, conduct swimming evaluations and provide feedback on skills/practices that students need to do to improve, take and record class attendance.
  • Private lessons: work with students/parents to schedule classes, ensure clients are paying for private swimming sessions, provide feedback and conduct swimming evaluations as necessary.
  • Work with lifeguards to ensure that the pool and pool deck are safe and report potentially hazardous situations.   

Required Certifications

  • WSI or equivalent swim instructor certification from an accredited agency preferred.
  • CPR/AED and First-Aid or willingness to obtain.

Salary

Starting at $15/hour part-time

How to Apply

Leave a copy of your resume at the front desk or contact Zachary Swierat, Senior Program Director at zswierat@nrymca.org.

Maintenance Staff

Description

The YMCA is seeking an caring and dedicated staff to help maintain and support our staff in our maintenance division. Maintenance staff ensure that the facility is in shape to provide the quality programing we are known for. Maintenance staff ensure everyone can enjoy the Y in a safe and clean manner.

Responsibilities

  • Keep facilities in clean and orderly condition performing any combination of the following duties: sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and vacuuming hallways, stairs, and open spaces; laundry duties; strip and wax as needed.
  • Inspect assigned rooms and restrooms on a daily basis and clean up as required.
  • Request supplies/materials as needed.
  • Cooperate with building supervisor and other staff.
  • Review cleaning schedule; follow through on daily projects as identified by supervisor.
  • Inform supervisor of all cleaning and facility needs, including problems and concerns affecting total operation.
  • Follow standards of Department of Health, ACS/ASD, ACA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration, NY Fire Department and YMCA.
  • Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3 years of experience in related field; two years of experience in maintenance and/or housekeeping duties.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of materials, chemicals, cleaning fluids and their uses, everyday cleaning schedules and building maintenance.

How to Apply

Leave a copy of your resume at the front desk or contact Noel Gordon Jr, Director of Administration at ngordon@nrymca.org.

Remote Learning Staff

Description

Under the direction of the Director of Youth Programs, the Remote Learning Teaching Assistant is responsible for the supervision, safety and provision of learning supports to children assigned to the teacher’s care. The teacher is responsible for conveying the values, mission, and purpose of the New Rochelle YMCA. Please note that this is an on-site role - this is not done off site.

Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the Director of Youth Programs, be responsible for the supervision, safety and learning supports assigned to their group.
  • Ability to lead activities and manage the behaviors of individual children and groups of children.
  • Ability to assist children with the use of technology and platforms required for remote learning in the New Rochelle school district.
  • Is familiar with and carries out emergency procedures, building rules and regulations.
  • Create a climate in the group that will foster the goals and objectives of the YMCA.
  • Attend required trainings, meetings, overnights and family nights.
  • Provide a welcoming, safe, and fun environment for all participants.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have experience and a genuine interest in working with children.
  • Current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR or willingness to be trained.
  • Must possess values consistent with the mission of the YMCA.

How to Apply

Leave a copy of your resume at the front desk or contact Noel Gordon Jr, Director of Administration at ngordon@nrymca.org.

Membership Coordinator

Are you looking to start a career where you change lives? The Membership Coordinator at the New Rochelle YMCA plays a critical role in connecting the community to the many programs and services offered at our branch. Candidates for this role need to be customer focused, adept in problem solving and demonstrating "listen first" strategies. Oversight and training of the welcome center is also part of the responsibility of the Membership Coordinator including scheduling and managing welcome center staff. Please note that we are hiring both a full-time and a part-time coordinator for this position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with Membership team to set and achieve monthly, quarterly and yearly target goals for member retention, new members and membership sales.
  • Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  • Ensures proper implementation of front desk procedures. Reviews and updates desk procedures and communicates changes to staff. Coordinates the business office on necessary financial transactions.
  • Assists Director of Administration with organizing and training the front desk staff and day to day operations and end of day balancing.
  • Assist planning, attend, participate & represent the YMCA in community events and membership events. Events can be throughout the community and at the Y like chamber of commerce events, sidewalk sale, parades, Healthy Kids Days and any other events as needed.
  • Communicate with members and compiling feedback.
  • Identifies and builds relationships with internal member's, staff and/or external partners or key stakeholders, such as service groups, donors, community organizations or companies, to support programs or projects.
  • Must be available to cover membership staff shifts as needed.
  • Help's build and develop the YMCA membership. Help’s develop staff moral and professional development.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in the fields of membership related position in a non for profit agency – preferably a YMCA.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ previous supervisory experience in customer service required.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of related experience in sales with emphasis on goal setting, building relationships and customer service
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, facilitate with experience supervising staff, ability to set quantifiable goals and track results.
  • MUST be able to thrive in a VERY busy and fast paced environment and be a proven multi-tasker.
  • Great interpersonal skills to successfully communicate and build relationships with members, staff, and community.
  • Position requires flexible hours that will include some nights and weekend time. Must be available to be on call.
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and excel spread sheets.
  • Bilingual Preferred.

How to Apply

Leave a copy of your resume at the front desk or contact Noel Gordon Jr, Director of Administration at ngordon@nrymca.org.