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 Zachary Swierat, Senior Program Director at zswierat@ymca-cnw.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@ymca-cnw.org.

Afterschool Counselor

Description

Do you have a passion for working with kids? Are you interested in becoming a teacher, child psychologist or similar career? Becoming an After-School instructor is a great way to get an introduction to working in a school setting. Ideal candidates for the afterschool program are excellent role models and have no lack of energy. If you want to make a difference in the lives of kids in your community apply today!

Qualifications

HS graduate
6 months experience working in children ages 5-12 years
One year college preferred
Must have 3 employment references and criminal background check
First aid and CPR certification preferred.

Schedule

School Days
3:00-6:00pm

School Half Days
11:30-3:00pm

How to Apply

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please send your resume or completed YMCA employment application with subject line “After School” via e-mail to csullivan@nrymca.org or to:

New Rochelle YMCA
Attn: Human Resources
50 Weyman Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10805

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

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please send your resume or completed YMCA employment application with subject line “Maintenance Staff” via e-mail to csullivan@nrymca.org or to:

New Rochelle YMCA
50 Weyman Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10805