Canandaigua Family YMCA

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Learn, Grow, and Thrive with a Career at the Y

Working at the 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. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Member Engagement Associate

We are seeking part-time Member Engagement Associates. Must have a strong customer service background and computer skills. All shifts available.

Please stop by the Welcome Center Desk to complete an application.

Contact Katrina for more information, or to apply.


Get Certified, Get a Job and Start Saving Lives Today. Great pay & great benefits at the Y.

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 have current lifeguard, CPR and first aid certificates and be able to work a flexible schedule. Shifts include early morning, evening and weekends. Email Sam if you qualify and you’re interested. Be sure to include your schedule availability.

Personal Trainer/Small Group Trainer

The Canandaigua Family YMCA is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic Personal Trainer to join its fitness team. The successful candidate will begin on a part time basis.

Candidates must have one year of fitness instruction experience, with a current Personal Trainer Certification an accredited program ACE background preferred. A degree in an exercise science-related field is preferred, but candidates with equivalent experience may be considered.

Job responsibilities include: conducting fitness orientations and assessments, scheduling training sessions, conducting individual and group exercise sessions, program planning and delivery, light daily cleaning and maintenance, and assisting members with exercise performance. Candidates must be able to correctly demonstrate and teach exercises, perform regular light to moderate physical activity, and lift up to 100 lbs.

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please submit a resume to Mike.

Job Type: Part-time

Required experience:

  • Fitness Instruction: 1 year
  • Personal Training: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Nationally Accredited Personal Trainer Certification

Job Type: Part-time

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 Sam.

Mind/Body Instructors

The Canandaigua YMCA is looking for mind/body instructors who are passionate about helping others learn and who love to lead participants through exercises that help improve well-being. We are looking for mind/body instructors who hold appropriate certifications and can take students through cohesive sequences, choose appropriate music, effectively correct form, and more.

Please email Mike your resume if interested.

Yoga Instructors

The Canandaigua YMCA is looking for yoga instructors to provide instruction for group yoga classes. The classes will help participants improve their strength, flexibility, and balance, as well as enhance their overall well-being. Candidates need to hold appropriate certifications to teach in the YMCA.

Please email Mike your resume if interested.