Full-Time Opportunities:


Position:           Facilities Director
Supervisor:      CEO
FLSA Status:    Full Time, Exempt
Date:                November 12, 2021

General Function:

Assure the effective functioning of a facility to provide an efficient and safe working environment for employees and their activities by using best business practices to manage resources, services and processes to meet the needs of the company. This includes but is not limited to all plumbing, electrical, HVAC, grounds and building operations.    The facility is to be run in a safe and efficient manner within approved budgeting guidelines.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assure all risk management and safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensures building and grounds exceed member expectations in cleanliness and appearance.
  • Manage all in-house and contract staff in the areas of housekeeping and maintenance.
  • Point of contact for all contracted services in the areas of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, building, pools, and grounds.
  • Direct oversight of all life safety systems.  Ensures any potential safety issues are addressed and corrected.
  • Responsible for addressing any corrective action necessary required by building department, health department, or fire marshal inspections.
  • Develops a preventive maintenance plan as parts of the building are completed and ensures that preventive maintenance schedules are followed.
  • Develops annual budget for facilities and tracks any extra-budget items.   Maintains expenditures within approved budget.
  • Evaluates all supplies and services for cost effectiveness and quality.
  • Ability to respond to after-hours calls and to protect facility during severe weather occurrences.
  • Coordinate with staff on all special events in order to ensure life safety issues are addressed.
  • Actively participate in all Senior Staff Meetings and Board Meeting as required.
  • Communicate all construction issues to staff and membership.
  • Address any member issues relating to the operation of the facility.
  • Work closely with the Development Director to identify and develop Granting opportunities in the areas of historic preservation and energy efficiency.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair building systems.
  • Estimate special projects, solicit bids and evaluate selection process for approved contractors and vendors.
  • Operate facilities in a manner that produces member satisfaction and member retention in order to meet the goals of the organization.
  • Respond to facility and equipment alarms and system failures.
  • Maintain general supply orders.
  • Maintenance log up keep and scheduling of upcoming work
  • Pool management skills, CPO preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, Mechanical Engineer degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Experience in construction and maintenance repairs.
  • Solid computer and systems knowledge.


  • General repairs
  • Ability to pick up 50 lbs
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service orientation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team work

Salary and Benefits

  • Full benefits as defined in the Employee Handbook.

*** Interested applicants should email resumes to Andrea Basso, Director of Human Resources at abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line “Career Opportunity – Facilities Director Position“.

Part-Time Opportunities:


YMCA of Greenwich Character Development:  The core values that guide the YMCA in fulfilling the mission and goals are: caring, honesty, respect & responsibility.


General Positions Available:

  • Relations Associate/Front Desk
  • Lifeguards
  • Swim School Instructors
  • Youth Sports & Wellness Instructors

Interested applicants may fill out a general application at the Front Desk or email resumes to abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line Career Opportunity.


Youth/Teen Sports Instructor

Supervisor:  Youth Programs Administrator  & Camp Director 


The YMCA of Greenwich is seeking a part time Youth/Teen Sports Instructor who will be responsible for working with children/teens to promote the enjoyment of sports activities while improving physical competence, developing confidence and teaching basic skill development, while also providing outstanding hospitality to ensure a positive user experience. The Sports Instructor will serve as a resource for participants to achieve exercise goals, skill goals and a sense of well-being.


  1. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program, by providing close supervision of all activities.
  1. Provide supervision of the participants in line with YMCA program standards and guidelines (i.e. ratio, attendance).
  2. Teach rules, fundamentals and enhance basic skills. Emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship.
  3. Create an atmosphere in which all participants can have fun, are safe and learn the importance of good principled athletics.
  4. Communicate with parents/guardians regarding the progress of their child/teen and registration for the next session.
  5. Communicate to parents/guardians about additional YMCA opportunities that can benefit them or their child/teen.
  6. Ensure that all equipment is age-appropriate, safe and in proper working condition.  This includes conducting monthly equipment safety checks.
  7. Work with the Program Manager to develop and lead program promotion and recruitment efforts.
  8. Have a thorough knowledge of branch emergency procedures and take appropriate actions for emergency situations.
  9. Ensure the cleanliness of program space during all activities.
  10. Inform Program Manager regarding any incident reports that need to be filled out.
  11. Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings and special events.
  12. Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  13. Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year of experience teaching children/teens sports in a structured setting.
  • Current CPR / First Aid / AED certifications.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate with members of all ages.
  • Flexibility to work mornings, evenings or weekends.


Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions and supervise program activities. Must be able to lift children and equipment up to fifty pounds.

*** Interested applicants should email resumes to Andrea Basso, Director of Human Resources at abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line “Career Opportunity – Youth/Teen Sports Instructor Position“.


Aqua Fit Instructor

Supervisor:  Aquatics Director


Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, the Aqua Fit Instructor is responsible for teaching and conducting quality group exercise classes in a safe and supervised manner. In addition to providing a fun and enjoyable experience for all participant levels, the emphasis for the program is safety and participant/member satisfaction.

Know How

The ideal candidate must possess the skills necessary to teach water exercise classes, possessing the corresponding certification and experience. He/She must be able to organize and lead classes in an enthusiastic and outgoing manner, as well as develop lesson plans according to the needs and interests of participants, subject to the approval of the Aquatics Director. The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with staff, YMCA members and the general public is essential. CPR and First Aid certification is required.

Principle Activities

  • Provide direct leadership and instruction for aquatic group exercise classes.
  • Track attendance and class enrollment on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain an up-to-date phone and email list of class members to be used in case of cancellations.
  • Assist in the general maintenance of equipment used in conjunction with the classes, to include aquatic equipment, stereo equipment, but not limited to these items.
  • Write and implement lesson plans based on the specifications of and feedback from the Aquatics and the specific needs and interests of the YMCA participants involved.
  • Keep informed through self-study, research, and workshop participation.
  • Update all certifications as necessary.
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  • Set up and break down equipment for each class period as needed.
  • Carefully monitor all external access entry points. Secure all locks and alarms after each class, to include all equipment closets.
  • Interpret the YMCA as a membership organization. Represent the YMCA positively and maintain positive relationships with program participants.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Project a positive and enthusiastic image on the job at all times.

*** Interested applicants should email resumes to Andrea Basso, Director of Human Resources at abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line “Career Opportunity – Aqua Fit Instructor Position“.


Swim School Instructor

Supervisor:  Aquatics Director


Part time position under the direction of the Aquatics Director/Swim School Coordinator, the Swim School Instructor’s primary responsibility is to provide a safe and educational aquatic environment for all YMCA swim lesson instructors and participants.

Know How:  The instructor should be pleasant and possess the ability to establish a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Arrive on time.
  • Make sure all class participants have signed up for that particular youth program, taking daily attendance of the class and making sure all students are present.
  • Supervise class participants to ensure safety. Advise participants of safety and class rules on the first day of class and on an as needed basis.
  • Teach current and updated swimming techniques.
  • Be aware of session dates, days the program is not running, making sure to notify parents/ family members of children in program at the end of each class.
  • Take care and make sure equipment is taken care of and put back in its proper place.
  • Enforce and follow all rules for members and staff of the YMCA.
  • Report equipment breakdowns immediately to supervisors.
  • Engage children and families enrolled in the program on a daily basis, maintain a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Acts as a positive role model and a positive voice for the YMCA of Greenwich. Interprets the YMCA as a membership organization. Represents the YMCA positively and maintains a good and friendly relationship with YMCA members and staff, addressing each by name. Ensure all practice areas are clean prior and after practices. Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow staff and members of all ages and background.
  • Promote YMCA of Greenwich Swim School Programs positively and frequently!
  • Attend staff meetings and/or trainings.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in the performance of all duties as directed by your supervisor.

Qualifications – Required

  • Over the age of 18 years old
  • Education classes or experience in recreation programs, working with children, or in a related field.

Upon hire, completion of the following certifications:

  • YMCA provided First Aid/ CPR/AED for the professional rescuer certification
  • Oxygen administration and blood born pathogen certification
  • YMCA swimming lesson certification or attend in-house training.

*** Interested applicants should email resumes to Andrea Basso, Director of Human Resources at abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line “Career Opportunity – Swim School Instructor Position“.


Lifeguard Position

Supervisor:  Aquatics Director

Free YMCA membership for employees

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  • An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures
  • Customer Service skills
  • Leadership and decision-making skills

General Function:

A lifeguard is responsible for supervision, control, and safety in and around the swimming pool during all programs. In addition, a lifeguard should possess a high degree of safety consciousness accompanied by a mature understanding that his/her primary objective should be the prevention of accidents.


  • Must be 17 years of age or older.
  • Must be a current certified lifeguard by American Red Cross.
  • Hold a current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.


  • Excellent customer service is expected at all times.
  • Follow the appropriate sitting and rotation schedule according to the number of lifeguards required by protocol in each pool.
  • Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations regarding supervision, safety and sanitation including daily vacuuming of the pool and maintaining a clean pool deck free of equipment.
  • Lifeguards are responsible for enforcing the pool schedule.
  • Log daily swimming pool chemistry. Tests as many times as required in each pool.
  • As a first responder, using the Y appropriate incident report form, able to write a full report of any accident, rescue, potential danger, incident, etc. and distribute to the Aquatics Director and Director of Human Resources.
  • Keep abreast of current information relating to lifeguarding and aquatic safety.
  • Readiness to move bulkhead as many times as required according to the established schedule.
  • Participate in regular in-service training sessions and attend staff meetings.
  • Conduct swim tests as required.

*** Interested applicants should email resumes to Andrea Basso, Director of Human Resources at abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line “Career Opportunity – Lifeguard Position.


Membership Associate / Front Desk Position

Reports to: Membership Operations Manager


  • Active Listening Skills
  • Relationship Building Abilities
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations
  • Able to learn our Membership Management Software
  • Able to use a computer for extended periods of time and able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device
  • Passionate about the YMCA Promise
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Character Traits:  Proactive, self directed, attentive, solution-oriented, dependable, multi-task orientated, effective communication skills and ability to develop effective working relationships.
  • Basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office

General Function

Under the supervision of the Membership Operations Manager, the Membership Associate is responsible for providing excellent member service, with emphasis on safety, cleanliness and participant/member satisfaction.

Know How

The incumbent must bring to this position experience in customer service and attention to consistent quality. The ability to establish and maintain harmonious interaction with staff, volunteers, YMCA members, and the general public is essential to the job.  Exceptional relationship building skills and the ability to work fluently across departments is also required. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a challenging and high performing team environment.

Principle Activities

Member Services

  1. Maintain a high level of customer service at all times.
  2. Conduct new member interviews.
  3. Address any customer concerns or complaint and respond accordingly.
  4. Determine member needs and interests and follow up by making suggestions for services based on feedback.
  5. Have the knowledge and information pertaining to program offerings.
  6. Support the Annual Giving Campaign, and encourage staff to do the same.
  7. Interpret the YMCA as a membership organization, and represent the YMCA in a positive manner. Maintain relationships with other organizations and community groups.
  8. Project a positive and enthusiastic image on the job at all times.
  9. Cultivate strong working relationships with the YMCA members, staff, program participants and parents.
  10. Attend and contribute to all staff meetings and/or trainings, as required.


*** Interested applicants should email resumes to Andrea Basso, Director of Human Resources at abasso@gwymca.org. Please include subject line “Career Opportunity – Membership Associate / Front Desk Position.