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:


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.

Welcome Desk Staff:

Our Y is currently looking for energetic, passionate and responsible individuals to greet and guide all members and visitors into our Y by being part of our Welcome Desk Staff. Individuals must have great customer service qualities, computer skills and a caring personality. Welcome Desk Staff are responsible for being welcoming, kind and nurturing to all who come in our door. If you love working with people of all ages and want to help more of the community benefit from the Y then apply for the Welcome Desk position today.
Candidates must have a minimum of 15 hours available including nights and weekends. Email Melissa or stop in and fill out an application today.

Wellness Staff

We are currently hiring helpful individuals who are also knowledgeable when it comes to health and wellness. If you have a passion for fitness and helping others lead a healthy lifestyle then we need you to watch over our members and guests in the Wellness Center. Ideal candidates are CPR/First Aid Certified and have knowledge to fitness equipment. Please apply within the Y today or email your resume to Melissa.

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 Justine with your resume.

Youth Development – Part Time Job Openings

School Age Child Care Coordinator
We are looking for an individual who is interested in being a Canandaigua Y School Age Child Care 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 Laurie today!

School Age Child Care Assistant:
We are currently looking for assistance with our before and after school program in Canandaigua, Bloomfield and Livonia. This position is perfect for individuals going to school to be an educator or retired educators who want to continue helping children learn, grow and thrive. Individuals must have a passionate, creative, driven personality to work with kids. Please email Heather if you’re interested in working with our before and after school children.

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.

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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