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

Special Needs Programs:

Saturday Swim Club:  Help instruct children with special needs in the pool.  Saturdays, 12:30 – 1:15 PM (will work along with a facilitator)

Stay and Play:  Work with children with special needs, while playing games, arts & crafts, playground and more.  Saturdays, 1:30 – 3:00 PM.  (Will work along with a facilitator)

Barre Instructor

The Darien YMCA is currently seeking a Barre Instructor to fulfill a Saturday morning class. Responsibilities and qualifications include the following:

  • A current certification in the discipline of Barre and Mat Pilates
  • A current CPR/AED certification, or the ability to attain one before starting
  • Have Experience Teaching
  • Adhere to the description of the class and modify the intensity for participants when needed.
  • Teach respective class(es) on a regular basis and meet class attendance parameters.
  • Be willing to sub when needed.
  • Must be welcoming and friendly.
  • Understand the Y’s cause and mission.
  • Communicate with Health and Fitness Director on member feedback, equipment, scheduling, subbing and other necessary duties as a Darien YMCA employee.
  • Ensure class begins and ends on time.
  • Must have the motivation to continue professional development and education.

Jessica Van Sciver, Health and Fitness Director by email with resume and copy of certifications
Email: jvansciver@darien-ymca.org


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.