Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Work outdoors this Spring and Summer!

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is now hiring for seasonal employees to work at our new, renovated Camp Mahackeno Outdoor Center from May 1-September 30. We have several positions available including Welcoming Staff, Lifeguards, and Sports & Recreational activity staff. If you enjoy working outdoors in a beautiful natural setting, with children and families, our Camp Mahackeno Outdoor Center is the place for you!

Join Our Team

It is the policy of the Westport Weston Family Y to employ individuals without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. If you are interested in an employment opportunity at the Westport Weston Family Y, click on the link below to print a copy of the job application. Bring the completed application to the Welcome Center at the Westport Weston Family Y or mail it to Westport Weston Family YMCA, Attn: HR Dept., 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport, CT 06880.

Available Positions at Mahackeno Outdoor Center

Mahackeno Outdoor Center

 

Welcome Staff

· We are seeking friendly and outgoing personalities to help welcome our patrons to the Camp Mahackeno Outdoor Center!
· Candidates with strong sales backgrounds preferred but not required
· Responsible for checking in YMCA members and guests into the property
· Act as guide for property directions and activity locations
· Check in patrons to pool usage reservations
· Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour

Schedules

May 1-June 20 & August 30-September 30

· Monday-Friday: 7:00am-12:30pm – Welcome Staff & Pool Welcome Staff
· Monday-Friday: 12:30pm-6:00pm – Welcome Staff & Pool Welcome Staff
· Saturday-Sunday: 9:00am-2:30pm – Welcome Staff
· Saturday-Sunday: 1:00pm-6:00pm – Pool Welcome Staff
· Saturday-Sunday: 2:30pm-8:00pm – Welcome Staff

June 21-August 29

· Monday-Friday: 4:00pm-8:00pm – Welcome Staff
· Monday-Friday: 4:00pm-6:00pm – Pool Welcome Staff
· Saturday-Sunday: 9:00am-2:30pm – Welcome Staff
· Saturday-Sunday: 1:00pm-6:00pm – Pool Welcome Staff
· Saturday-Sunday: 2:30pm-8:00pm – Welcome Staff

If interested, submit your application to Brian Marazzi.

Transportation Staff

· Help to transport senior members or those with special needs or physical limitations to the camp property and pools
· Must have and maintain a current Connecticut Driver’s License to operate a golf cart or other small transportation vehicle
· Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour
· Shift Availability: TBD

If interested, submit your application to Brian Marazzi.

Lifeguards

General Functions

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the Lifeguard Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Qualifications

· Minimum age of 16.
· Certifications: Red Cross Lifeguarding or equivalent.
· Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
· Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA and Red Cross standards

· Pay: sliding scale based on years of experience, years at a YMCA, supervisor experience.
· Starting Pay: $12- $18.50 depending on experience.
· Schedule: mornings: 7am-12 early, afternoon: 12-3pm and afternoons:3pm-6pm

If interested, submit your application to Brian Ference.

Sports & Recreation Staff

Waterfront

· Oversee and ensure the safe operation of Outdoor Center Waterfront.
· Aid members in the loading and unloading of canoes or boats.
· Provide canoe and boating instruction where necessary.
· Must be ARC or equivalent certified lifeguard (training provided).
· Minimum Age 16.
· Pay Rate: $12-$16 per hour depending on experience.

Archery Staff

· Oversee and ensure the safe operation of Outdoor Center Archery Area.
· Provide instruction for the members using the area.
· Training and certifications provided.
· Manage archery equipment.
· Instruct session based archery programs.
· Minimum Age 18.
· Pay Rate: $12-$16 per hour depending on experience.

Outdoor Recreation Center Staff

· Oversee and ensure the safe operation of, but not limited to giant slides, Gaga, sports fields, play grounds, bouldering wall, and more.
· Lead indoor and outdoor youth sports and recreation programs.
· Programs may include Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, etc.
· Aid in the facilitation of facility rentals.
· Minimum age 16
· Pay Rate: $12-$14 per hour depending on experience.

If interested, submit your application to Jesse Kanaple.

Part-Time Positions inside the YMCA’s Bedford Family Center

The Westport Weston Family YMCA periodically has openings for a variety of positions, including lifeguards, swim instructors, camp counselors, group fitness instructors and other full-time or part-time positions.

Aquatics
Lifeguards, please contact Brian Ference Swim Instructors, please contact Josephine Rojas.

Health & Wellness

Personal Trainer- We are looking to expand our team.  If you hold a nationally accredited certification and have a proven track record, please contact Brian Marazzi

Nutritional Counseling- If you hold a degree or nationally accredited certification and have a proven track record, please contact Denise Hotch.

Wellness Floor Coach-  Do you have an interest in the Fitness Industry?   Must be able to work 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm weekdays and weekend shifts.  If interested, please contact Brian Marazzi.

Group Fitness Instructors
Openings: Indoor Cycle (Keiser), Tai Chi, Cardio/Strength, MOSSA,  Pilates, Yoga.  Must hold current nationally accredited certification and CPR.
Please contact Denise Hotch, Fitness Coordinator.

Youth Programs

Summer Camp:  Applications accepted January 2021.  CLICK HERE to view online application.

For more information or to apply please contact; Jesse Kanaple – Camp and Family Services Director; jkanaple@westporty.org