Employment Opportunities

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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.  


CURRENT OPENINGS 

aquatic director

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Programs, the Aquatics Director will be responsible for the overall management and growth of the Aquatics Department and its offerings.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory and swim instruction experience to all levels and ages, along with prior lifeguard experience required.
  • College graduate with strong organizational, computer, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Current certifications in CPR/AED/First Aid/Lifeguard, O2 Administration and CPO required.
  • Certification as a YMCA lifeguard training instructor highly desirable.
  • Certification as a YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor trainer highly desirable
  • Experience supervising staff and developing a pool and class schedule, as well as the ability to develop and maintain good member and staff relationships absolutely necessary.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and expense control required.
  • Working knowledge of the Daxco computer program preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to:  mbrennan@ridgewoodymca.org

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SPECIAL NEEDS YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR

The ideal candidate will host and facilitate activities including swimming (with lifeguard assistance), games, and a craft for the Y's special needs program Saturdays in Action.Candidate must have experience with differently abled children and coordinating with volunteers for this program.  Reports to the Enrichment Coordinator. Must be at least 18+ years of age with a High School Diploma or equivalent. Program runs the first Saturday of every month. If interested, please email your resume to: mfezza@ridgewoodymca.org

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GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTORS

Inspire others. Get people moving. Join our team.

We're in search of enthusiastic, energetic instructors to join our team. Current Group Exercise, CPR/AED and at least 2 MOSSA Certifications (if you don’t have MOSSA certs, but have Les Mills, we can transition you) required, along with the ability to teach at least 2 MOSSA classes per week. Varied hours available. If interested, please email your resume to: kostarticki@ridgewoodymca.org.

 


Cooking instructor

Teaching basic cooking classes to children ages 3-12 in a safe learning environment, the ideal candidate must be at least 18+ years of age with a HS diploma or equivalent, prior cooking knowledge and experience teaching children. Interested candidates should submit a resume to:  mfezza@ridgewoodymca.org


s.t.e.m. instructor

Teaching basic STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) classes to children ages 3-12 in a safe learning environment, the ideal candidate must be at least 18+ years old with prior experience working with children and a demonstrated understanding of various topics in S.T.E.M. Interested candidates should submit a resume to:  

mfezza@ridgewoodymca.org


youth sports instructor

Teaching a variety of sports classes to children ages 3-12 in a safe environment, which will include running drills & playing fun games, the ideal candidate must be at least 16 years old with a sports background and prior experience working with children. Interested candidates should send a resume to: jarencibia@ridgewoodymca.org


PARTY HOST

As one of our Party Hosts, you’ll be in charge in running one of our themed birthday parties. In this fun role, you’ll set up the parties, run activities, help serve food and then help clean up afterwards. Parties run on Saturdays and Sundays for 3 hours in the afternoon. Must be at least 18 years of age with a HS diploma or equivalent.  If interested, please email your resume to: mfezza@ridgewoodymca.org


KIDS NIGHT OUT STAFF

One Friday night per month, from 6pm-10pm, the Ridgewood YMCA hosts a Kids Night Out, which gives parents the opportunity to enjoy an evening out while we entertain the kids! You’ll help host activities and supervise children ages 6-10. Must be at least 18 years of age with a HS diploma or equivalent and some prior experience working with children.  If interested, please email your resume to: mfezza@ridgewoodymca.org


TENNIS INSTRUCTOR

Do you want to share your skills with the future tennis stars of tomorrow? We're seeking an instructor to teach on Monday afternoons. Must enjoy working with children and able to sub for some Saturday morning classes. Must be at least 18 years of age with a HS diploma or equivalent and some prior tennis experience. Salary is $15/hr. If interested, please email your resume to: jarencibia@ridgewoodymca.org.


VACATION CAMP COUNSELORS

Love working with kids? Then consider working with us at our 2017 Vacation Day Camp. We’re seeking caring individuals to work 9am-5pm when children in grades K-8 are off from school during public school breaks. You’ll help children enjoy daily recreational and educational activities such as swimming, arts & crafts, and fun theme days! Must be at least 16 years of age.  Please send resume to:  mfezza@ridgewoodymca.


AQUA EXERCISE INSTRUCTORS

We're seeking upbeat, motivated individuals to teach aqua exercise. Must be at least 18 years of age. CPR/AED Certification required; Aqua Exercise Certification preferred, but will train; and Group Exercise Certification a plus.  Please email your resume to: kostarticki@ridgewoodymca.org.


LIFEGUARDS

Immediate opening for mornings and afternoons. Must have current CPR/AED/First Aid/Lifeguarding certification. Must be at least 16 years of age, but will consider a mature 15 year old with proper certifications. Competitive salary. Please email your resume to: kgill@ridgewoodymca.org


SWIM INSTRUCTORS

Immediate opening for weekday mornings and afternoons. Must be at least 16 years of age with strong swimming skills and prior experience. Competitive salary. Please email your resume to: kgill@ridgewoodymca.org


 

We are an equal opportunity employer for youth development, health living and social responsibility.

 

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