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

Summer Camp Head Counselors

Now accepting applications for the Darien YMCA 2018 Summer Camp Head Counselor Position
Applicants must be at least 20 yrs old and have experience working with children and leading a group.

Click here to download the 2018 Camp Job Application.  You will also be required to have two reference forms filled out, which you can access here.


Facilitator for our Special Needs Swim & Sail Camp

Looking for responsible individuals to help facilitate this wonderful summer program.  Duties will include:  Communication with parents, scheduling of staff, order supplies, plan activities to meet the needs of all participants.  Applicants must have experience working with children with Special Needs, as well as leading a group.

Click here to learn more about the Swim & Sail Program

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.
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.
Jim Matthews at (203) 273-7237
Email:  yaquatics@darien-ymca.org or
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.
Amy D’Andrea at (203) 559-1734
Email: dandreaa@darien-ymca.org
Click here to download the employment application.