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’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

WHAT WE STAND FOR AS A COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION

The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other.

Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.

THE Y IS FOR ALL

The Y is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side to strengthen communities. Together we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation
has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.

Our core values are caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility—they guide everything we do.

The Y is an equal opportunity employer.

WE WANT YOU ON OUR TEAM

 

 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

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.

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.

Sports Instructor - Basketball

The New Rochelle YMCA is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. The Y serves a diverse population who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our branch. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The New Rochelle YMCA is seeking a Basketball Instructor who will be responsible for working with children/teens to promote the enjoyment of sports activities while improving physical competence, developing confidence and teaching basic skill development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program, by providing close supervision of all activities.
  • Work with the Senior Program Director to develop program objectives and goals for each program session.
  • Create a written lesson plan for the program session that is age-appropriate and progressive.
  • Provide supervision of the participants in line with YMCA program standards and guidelines (i.e. ratio, attendance).
  • Be able to modify lesson plans and instruction to meet the needs of the participants.
  • Emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship.
  • Teach rules, fundamentals and enhance basic skills.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians regarding the progress of their child / teen, and registration for the next session.
  • Communicate to parents/guardians about additional YMCA opportunities that can benefit them or their child / teen.
  • Ensure that all equipment is age-appropriate, safe and in proper working condition. This includes conducting monthly equipment safety checks.
  • Work with the Senior Program Director to develop and lead program promotion and recruitment efforts.
  • When applicable, provide direction to volunteers or Sports Assistants who are supporting the program.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of branch emergency procedures and take appropriate actions for emergency situations.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of program space during all activities.
  • Attend required staff trainings including youth protection training
  • Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings and special events.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Desired Skills & Experience

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year of experience teaching children / teens sports, in a structured setting.
  • Knowledge of youth development stages.
  • Content expert in designated sport(s).
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Current First Aid / CPR certifications or trained within 30 days of hire
  • Flexibility to work afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends.

How to apply

Email a copy of your resume to Zachary Swierat, Senior Program Director at zswierat@nrymca.org.