Canandaigua Family YMCA

Canandaigua Family YMCA

Youth Development. Healthy Living. Social Responsibility.

Phone 585.394.6866
Child Care 585.394.1440

Job Opportunities

Help our community: Help build our future with a job at the Y

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in our community. Working at the Canandaigua Y, you’ll discover more than a job-you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. As an employee of the Y you have the opportunity to nurture the potential of youth and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being and provide support to our neighbors.

If you’re interested in one of the positions below please fill out an application for employment

We’re currently accepting resumes for the following:

Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

We are seeking a motivated and experience coach to lead programming in our Performance Center. This position is part time 20-25 hours per week and would include both small group and one-on-one instruction, as well as coordinating efforts of the Performance Center team. Must possess one to three year’s experience in the field and the desire to lead others.

A Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, experience in Fitness Development, National Strength, Conditioning Associations Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or equivalent certifications preferred. CPR, First Aid and AED required. Candidates should email their resume and references to Melissa.

Aquatic Coordinator

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director the Aquatics Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in day-to-day operations of all swim programs. Ideal candidates are certified lifeguards who are self-driven, enthusiastic and hardworking individuals.

The position requires that the candidate must have experience organizing, promoting and directing aquatic services. The candidate must assist in recruiting, training and directing volunteers and employees. The incumbent must possess skills in program development, fundraising assistance and fiscal management. The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the Canandaigua Y is conveyed.

Please email Grace your resume if you’re interested.

Full Time Position – Youth Department Director

The Youth Department director needs to be an individual with passion for helping children learn, grow and thrive. The ideal candidate will develop and lead additional programming for teens and families. This person will also need to engage with participants of programs and members to guarantee retention and growth of youth programs. Most importantly this individual needs to have a love for helping and working with children. If you are interested in leading our youth department including sports, child watch, preschool and school age child care please email Laurie by July 7.

Morning Preschool Aide – Fall 2017

Your YMCA is seeking an energetic and dedicated individual to join us as an aide for our 3-year old program. Minimum requirements of an associates degree in Early Childhood Education and/or previous experience in education with young children. Be part of so much more! Please submit your resume to Laurie by July 7.

PM Child Watch & Zone Staff

Enjoy watching kids, playing games and keeping things fun? We are currently hiring for evening child watch & zone attendants. Child Watch & Zone staff supervise children in those areas. This position is responsible for providing a safe, engaging and enjoyable childcare for members and their children in accordance with the Y mission and policies of the association. You will need to plan and supervise the activities of children and perform general housekeeping tasks and maintain a clean and safe area. If you are interested please contact Laurie with your resume.

Youth Development – Part Time Job Openings

SACC Assistant
We are looking for an individual who is interested in being a Canandaigua Y School Age Child Care Assistant & Teen Assistant. You will be responsible for creating and maintaining a happy, educational and safe environment for children after school. You will be responsible for planning and implementing daily programs as it relates to children, as well as build relationships with the children and parents.

To qualify for these jobs you first and foremost must LOVE working with children and have a passion for helping to build their future. We also ask that you have a high school diploma or equivalent; preferred Associates degree with a minimum of 18 credit hours in the area of Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education or Recreation. If you qualify please send your resume to Mary today!

Swim Instructors

We are looking for responsible, energetic and friendly individuals to be swim instructors. As a Y swim instructor you’ll provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swim lessons. You must be 16 years of age. If you’re interested please apply today or email resume to Grace.


We are in immediate need for lifeguards! Get Certified, Get a Job and Start Saving Lives Today. Great pay & great benefits at the Y. For more information & to register for the certifications contact Grace today!

As a lifeguard your primary goal is to protect all swimmers and participants in the Y pool. You must be prepared to respond to emergency situations quickly and efficiently. Ideal candidates are certified lifeguards who also show a courteous and respectful demeanor towards all staff and Y participants. Must be able to work a flexible schedule with early morning, evening and weekend shifts. Email Grace if you qualify and you’re interested.

Healthy Living – Part Time Job Openings

Group Exercise Teachers
We are looking for certified group exercise teachers for any and all fitness programs including yoga, cycling, Body Pump programs, etc… Ideal candidates are enthusiastic, health champions who strive to help others on their wellness journey. Please email Tina your resume or apply at the Y today.

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