Careers

Careers at the Wallingford YMCA

Help Make a Difference

Employees of the Y are a diverse community of people with a shared commitment to healthy living, personal development and social responsibility. Our employees share their talents through childcare, sports, fitness, aquatics, administration, community outreach, and more.

The Y’s comprehensive benefits package reflects the value we place on our employees. View current job openings and consider joining a great team!

Job Opportunities

Part Time- East Side Branch

WORKOUT WHERE YOU WORK! Free adult membership with a scheduled shift. The Wallingford Family YMCA has openings for year-round, reliable, qualified & energetic lifeguards to monitor pool activities and ensure member safety. Lifeguards will be responsible for carrying out & enforcing aquatic policies & procedures, rescue and response to emergency situations and basic pool maintenance procedures. Certification is REQUIRED prior to hiring. Must pass a swim test.

Applications available at The Wallingford Family Welcome Centers. With a scheduled shift you receive a free membership to both of our facilities. **NOT CERTIFIED? We offer Lifeguarding classes.

Please contact Alexandra Hunter, Director of Aquatics & Competitive Swimming: ahunter@wallingfordymca.org

Part Time- East Side Branch

WORKOUT WHERE YOU WORK! Free adult membership with a scheduled shift. The Wallingford Family YMCA has openings for year-round, reliable, qualified & energetic Swim Instructors to conduct swim lessons in accordance with the goals, policies, and procedures of the Wallingford Family YMCA. The instructor also provides and maintains a safe pool environment for learning.

Certification Requirements: YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor Certifications is required within 12 months of hire date, if not already attained. YMCA Lifeguarding or American Red Cross Lifeguarding is recommended. For non- lifeguard instructors, American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid is also required within three months of hire. Current certifications must be maintained and are the responsibility of the staff member.

General Responsibilities:

*Follow YSL swimming lesson plans.Complete & distribute all documentation (progress reports, etc.) to parents upon due dates.

*Complete & distribute all documentation (progress reports, etc.) to parents upon due dates.

*Act on all emergencies according to specified procedures.

*Organize & conduct swim classes in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures of the Wallingford Family YMCA.

Please contact Alexandra Hunter, Director of Aquatics & Competitive Swimming: ahunter@wallingfordymca.org

Part Time – Substitute

WORKOUT WHERE YOU WORK! Free adult membership with a scheduled shift. Substitute Yoga Instructor is responsible for teaching yoga classes: offer quality customer service to our members by teaching safe and functionally challenging classes that promote total fitness development.

Essential Functions:
*Lead classes following YMCA fitness standards.
*Develop positive relationships with members and provide motivational support and guidance.
*Supervise class participants and activities to ensure safety.
*Make yourself available to all members. Share your knowledge and be a resource for sound health and fitness information.

Minimum Requirements:

*Must be available (1) Saturday per month to teach a rotating 9:30 AM class
*Appropriate Yoga Certification.
*CPR/AED Certification required within 90 days of hire.
*Ability to motivate and lead others.
*Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
*Should have a basic knowledge of body mechanics.

Please contact Colleen Villano, Health & Wellness Director: cvillano@wallingfordymca.org

The Wallingford Family YMCA is seeking Head Teachers for the School Age Child Care Before & After School Program which is held in all the elementary schools in the Town Of Wallingford. To qualify for a head teacher position candidates must have a State of CT Head Teacher Certification or 15 credits in education or related field. Must have experience working with children, staff supervision, organizational skills and an excellent work ethic. The Head Teacher is responsible for implementation of the Before and After School program and must have good communication skills to interact with children, parents, staff and school administrators. Must enjoy working with children. The hours are 6:45 am- 8:45 am and 3:00pm-6:15 pm- Monday through Friday.

Please contact Emily Walter: ewalter@wallingfordymca.org

The Wallingford Family YMCA is seeking Assistant Teachers for the School Age Child Care Before & After School Program which is held in all the elementary schools in the Town Of Wallingford. High School Graduate.  Must have experience working with children ages 5-10. Develops and maintains open, friendly, cooperative and respectful relationships with families and staff. Must enjoy working with children. The hours are 6:45 am- 8:45 am and 3:00pm-6:15 pm- Monday through Friday.

Please contact Emily Walter: ewalter@wallingfordymca.org