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Careers at the Wallingford YMCA

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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.

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Job Opportunities

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

Under the direction of the Camp Director, this person is responsible for organizing, leading and supervising an assigned group of summer camp children. This position is seasonal June 19- Aug 18th. Must ENJOY working with YOUTH. The Wallingford Family YMCA promotes and ascribes to the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Must be High School Graduate, very responsible and self motivated. Must be of high moral character. Looking for someone with experience and an awareness and understanding of the needs and desires of camp age youth (ages 5 through 12). Must be able to exercise proper judgment when dealing with a group of campers.Must be experienced in program planning, i.e., sports, games, art, nature, etc. Just have some knowledge of and an appreciation for the outdoors.Must be in good physical condition (doctor’s certificate required) and able to carry out assigned duties. Must have the ability to relate cooperatively to the Camp Director, other counselors and parents.If interested, please send resume to Maryann Rizzo, Human Resources Manager.

Assists Facility Director with the general maintenance which may include painting, cleaning, general repairs, snow removal, housekeeping duties & providing our members with a quality experience. The ideal applicant has knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, basic electric, and general carpentry skills. High School diploma, specialized schooling and/or on-the- job training is REQUIRED. Up to 25 Hours per week: Flexible weekends and evenings! APPLY TODAY! Please submit resume with all Relevant On The Job Experience, All Specialized Schooling in the areas of HVAC, Plumbing, Carpentry, and Electrical along with All certificates held. Benefit: free family membership to our gym facilities.If interested, please send resume to Maryann Rizzo, Human Resources Manager.

Year Round – The Learning Center at Choate Rosemary Hall
The Wallingford YMCA has an opening for an age 1 Toddler Room Lead Teacher. Looking for a candidate who has an Associates Degree, CDA or childcare/teaching experience. We are looking for individuals with experience working with very young children, as well as the ability to interact with parents. Must be willing to potty train and change diapers. The Center is open 7 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. Benefits: Health/Dental/Life/Disability, paid vacation/sick days/10 Holidays.
If interested, please send resume to Maryann Rizzo, Human Resources Manager.

Part Time,Year Round – The Learning Center at Choate Rosemary Hall
The Wallingford YMCA is interested in an Assistant Teacher. Looking for candidates who are High School graduates with childcare or teaching experience. We welcome anyone with CDA and/or early childhood education classes. If you enjoy working with children infant through pre-K, come join our team. Must be willing to potty train and change diapers. Candidates must meet all State of Connecticut licensing requirements (negative TB test, good health report, and within the first 90 days First Aid/CPR certification). The hours would be Part Time 12-5 pm, Monday through Friday. If interested, please send resume to Maryann Rizzo, Human Resources Manager.

Part Time,Year Round – The Learning Center at Choate Rosemary Hall
The Wallingford YMCA is interested in an Infant Room Assistant Teacher. Looking for candidates who are High School graduates with childcare or teaching experience. We welcome anyone with CDA and/or early childhood education classes. If you enjoy working with infants, come join our team. Must be willing to potty train and change diapers. Candidates must meet all State of Connecticut licensing requirements (negative TB test, good health report, and within the first 90 days First Aid/CPR certification). The hours would be Part Time 1-6 pm, Monday through Friday. If interested, please send resume to Maryann Rizzo, Human Resources Manager.

Low Impact Cardio Fit (PT, days) Mon and Wed
Under the supervision of the Health and Wellness Director, Group Exercise Instructor teaches a safe and effective class which promotes total fitness development for members. Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times.Minimum Requirements:

Current CPR/AED certification
National certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM) in group fitness instruction, YMCA Foundations of GroupExercise certification or Silver Sneakers
At least one year of experience teaching group wellness classes preferred

Part Time- East Side Branch
The Wallingford Family YMCA has openings for Year round, reliable, qualified & energetic individuals 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 hire. Must pass a swim test. If interested, send resume to Maryann Rizzo, Human Resources Manager.
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.