Employment

All employment opportunities with the Darien YMCA will be posted here. Please indicate the position for which you are applying and send Cover Letter, Resume and Application to:

Darien YMCA
2420 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820

Note that if other instructions are provided in the job posting, please follow those instructions.

The Darien YMCA is an equal opportunity employer.

To download an application for employment please click here.  (Summer Camp Staff have a separate application. See below)

Current Employment Opportunities

Support Staff for Kids Club

Two afternoons (preferably Tuesday/Wednesday) 3:00 – 6:00 pm.
A 1:1 support person needed for 14-year-old boy with special needs. Candidate must have behavior management experience and knowledge of how to implement a behavior plan.

Kids Club participants enjoy a variety of activities which include outdoor play, gym time and swimming. The support person’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to) encouraging the child to engage in planned activities and generating ideas for activities within the Y that may interest the participant.
Contact:
Terri Accomando, Director of Special Needs Programming 203-655-8228 ext. 1351
Email: taccomando@darien-ymca.org

Click here to download the employment application.

Personal Trainer

Early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
The Darien Y is looking for certified Personal Trainers who will be able to maximize the health and wellness of both members and non-members. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: building a client base; marketing programs and services; and maintaining the highest quality of customer service. A nationally recognized personal training certification is required (NSCA, ACSM, ACE, and AFFA are preferred). Must have current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications, or they must be obtained by the organization within 60 days of hire.
Contact:
Gene DeNota, Training & Exercise Director at (203) 655-8228 ext. 1359
Email: gdenota@darien-ymca.org

Lifeguard Position

Early morning (5:00 – 9:00 am), midday (12noon – 3:00 pm), afternoon (3:00 – 6:00 pm), or evening (6:00 – 9:45 pm).
The Darien YMCA is willing to certify strong swimmers committed to aquatic safety.
Contact:
Jim Matthews at (203) 273-7237
Email:  yaquatics@darien-ymca.org or
Amy D’Andrea at (203) 559-1734
Email: dandreaa@darien-ymca.org

Click here to download the employment application.

Swim Instructor

Morning (9:30 – 11:00 am), early afternoon (1:00 – 2:30 pm), late afternoon (3:30-5:45 pm), as well as Saturday morning (9:00 am – 1:00 pm).
Prior experience preferred, but will train person(s) with camping, youth sports, or babysitting background, who are able to work effectively with preschool and school-age children.
Contact:
Jim Matthews at (203) 273-7237
Email:  yaquatics@darien-ymca.org or
Amy D’Andrea at (203) 559-1734
Email: dandreaa@darien-ymca.org

Click here to download the employment application.