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Here at the Y, we’re focused on nurturing the potential of every child, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and providing support to our neighbors. By joining our team you’ll be inspired to make a difference every day—in a job that matters.

SEASONAL

SUMMER CAMP ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – Camp Woods

Seasonal

Behind our terrific counselors are supportive directors!  Be the face of Camp Woods as the leader of one of our age groups: our 3-5 year olds.  You’ll be responsible for supervising staff, communicating with parents, executing schedules, and being your groups overall point person. Directors are expected to make decisions using good judgement, be organized, address camper behavioral needs and collaborate with fellow staff! We’re a team at the Ridgewood YMCA and if you’d like to join us, apply NOW!

Day Camp is in session from June 24th to August 16th, and we ask that all applicants provide school/college start dates and any vacations during that time. 

 

Submit application to Cara Apsley at [email protected]

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR – Camp Woods

Seasonal

Are you looking for a job where you can make new friends, be outdoors, and act as a positive role model for kids? Search no further! The Ridgewood YMCA is looking for upbeat and caring individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our campers!

Day Camp Counselors spend each day leading activities to guide kids in learning new skills and becoming better people. You’ll be responsible for the overall wellbeing of your group of campers and communicating with your Camp Director. Don’t have experience? All our training happens before camp starts and returning staff are ready to support each other. Counselors are expected to be kind, patient, creative, and outgoing while actively supervising groups. We’re a team at the Ridgewood YMCA and if you’d like to join us, apply NOW!

Day Camp is in session from June 24th to August 16th, and we ask that all applicants provide school/college start dates and any vacations during that time. 

 

Submit application to Cara Apsley at [email protected]

SUMMER CAMP HEALTH OFFICER – Camp Woods

Seasonal

Ice packs and band-aids and tweezers, OH MY! We are searching for an individual who is ready to respond to any situation, big or small, with a calm & clear mind. You’ll be responsible for maintaining health records, handling medications, and responding to radio calls from our counselors to treat any injuries.  Current professional-level CPR, AED, First Aid and Epi-Pen Certification is required. We’re a team at the Ridgewood YMCA and if you’d like to join us, apply NOW!

Day Camp is in session from June 24th to August 16th, and we ask that all applicants provide school/college start dates and any vacations during that time. 

 

Submit application to Cara Apsley at [email protected]

part time

YOUTH SPORTS COACHES

Part Time

Seeking Youth Sports Coaches for our basketball and soccer programs. Applicants who have a background in a variety of sports beyond those listed may be considered for future programs.
 
Youth Sports Coaches are responsible for the instruction and coaching of young athletes in a variety of sports. Responsibilities include creating sport-specific practices that focus on developing core skill competencies and a strong understanding of the sports and their rules. The coaches are also responsible for demonstrating and teaching the core values of the YMCA (caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility) and creating a safe, welcoming, and encouraging environment for youth to grow.
 
Additionally, the Youth Sports Coaches will need to communicate directly with parents and other YMCA staff about schedules, performance, and conduct of the athletes. Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and a collaborative approach are necessary.
 
Schedule:
Monday-Friday evenings 4:00-8:00PM
Saturday & Sunday hours will be based on practice and game schedules and will vary by season. Hours will be between 9:00AM-3:00PM
 
 

Submit application to Cara Apsley at [email protected]

MEMBER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Part Time

The Ridgewood Y is looking for a caring, helpful, and attentive individual to join our year-round team!

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Member Service Representative is responsible for meeting the needs of Y members, guests and program participants for the express purpose of making each visit to the Y a welcoming, inclusive and a positive experience. This position is the main point of contact for the entire membership base.  MSR will give tours, sell memberships, assist in fundraising and support the work of the Ridgewood Y and the community.  

Rotating Weekends, Saturday & Sundays: 7:45am-3:15pm 
One Friday a month 5:00pm-9:00pm
Along with occasional coverage for coworkers sick/vacation etc. 

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Submit application to Megan Nayden at [email protected]

LIFEGUARDS

Part Time

The Ridgewood YMCA is hiring lifeguards for morning, daytime, and weekend shifts. No experience is necessary—training is provided and American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification will be paid for.

Competitive pay and flexible part-time shifts. Must be at least 15 years of age.

Contact Meaghan Donnelly to apply: [email protected]

ASSISTANT SWIM TEAM COACH

Part Time

The YMCA is seeking experienced and dedicated coaches to help provide leadership, instruction and motivation for the participants in our swim team program. The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation’s largest provider of swimming instruction to increase skills, safety, and confidence of swimmers both in and out of the water.  Give back to your community, help us empower our swimmers – join us! 

Submit application to Meaghan Donnelly at [email protected]

SWIM INSTRUCTORS

Part Time

Openings for weekday afternoons and weekends. Must be at least 16 years of age with strong swimming skills and prior experience. Competitive salary. 

Submit application to Meaghan Donnelly at [email protected]

GROUP FITNESS CLASS INSTRUCTORS

Part Time

  • Barre
  • Yoga
  • Conditioning
  • HIIT
  • Dance
  • Boot Camp
  • Cycle

Submit application to Lorna Deveaux at [email protected]

The Ridgewood YMCA is an equal-opportunity employer.