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Employment Opportunities

Position to be filled: Lifeguard
The YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester seeks Lifeguards. Must be certified. Weekend and weekday hours available. Salary based on experience


  • Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

Please send resume and cover letter to


Position to be filled: Swim Instructor
The YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester seeks Swim Instructors. No experience necessary, training provided. MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM. Weekend and weekday hours available. Flexible schedule. Salary based on experience


  • Plan, coordinate and teach swim classes. 

Please send resume and cover letter to

Posting Date: March 28, 2017

Position to be filled: Director for Child Care and Summer Camp Programs
We are seeking a Director to lead our well-established Child Care program which provides care for children ranging in age from infant to grade five, and our summer day camp.

Essential Duties:  The Director is responsible for the delivery of high quality programming according to OCFS and NAEYC for the agency’s full day, part day and after school programs as well as protocol outlined by DOH for summer camps. Is responsible for advocacy on behalf of young children, and be a YWCA leader in establishing professional, positive relationships with parents, children, colleagues and the community. Also, responsible for the recruitment, retention and supervision of a diverse staff and for overseeing a safe, enriching learning environment for all children. The Director will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of early childhood education (infant/toddler/preschool) as well as school-age youth development (through middle school age); curriculum development and program evaluation; child growth and development; effective instructional strategies; classroom management; learning assessment and diagnosis and research related to learning development of children (infant – grade 8).  The Director is also responsible for the fiscal management of early care and education; before and after school programming and summer camps.

Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field or equivalent educational experience (Bachelor’s Degree in an unrelated field and at least 60 credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development) with at least 9 credits in administration, leadership, or management or a Program Director’s Credential. Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Experience:  Minimum five years of demonstrated administrative experience and, excellent experience in teaching and/or educational services and managing a licensed child care center. Must be familiar with child care licensing and NAEYC requirements.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Full Benefits package.  Hire offer is contingent upon satisfactory results from criminal and educational background checks.

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Julia Nesbitt, Director of H.R.
YWCA of White Plains
515 North Street, White Plains, NY  10605
Or email:

Posting Date: November 8, 2016
Position to be filled: Private Lesson Scheduler

The YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester is currently seeking a Private Swim Lesson Scheduler for our Aquatics Department.  The candidate will work under the direction of the Aquatics Director.  The Private Swim Lesson Scheduler is responsible for the coordination and implication of the private swim lesson program.  The Scheduler will play an essential role in supporting the delivery of a high-quality, customer friendly private swim lesson program.  This position is part time (15 hours a week) Friday and Saturday mandatory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the private swim lesson program to ensure that participants are correctly matched with instructors.
  • Contact all private swim lesson applicants within 48 hours of receiving their request form.
  • Ensure that participants have paid for lessons and that they are aware of the private swim lesson policies.
  • Perform all filing duties as is related to private lessons.
  • Maintain communication with participants to ensure that lessons are being conducted to their satisfaction.
  • Review private lesson sign-off sheets to identify participants with one or no lessons remaining in order to secure additional bookings.
  • Check and respond, throughout the day, to phone messages and emails relating to private lessons.
  • Ensure that private lesson instructors are provided with pertinent information regarding their students.
  • Maintain accurate records for private lessons.
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings and trainings.
  • Provide outstanding customer service by addressing customers’ concerns about private lessons.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director

Education:  GED, High School Diploma, College a plus

Experience and Qualifications

Minimum one year related administrative experience including coordinating and performing diverse duties preferably in an Aquatics environment.  Demonstrated excellence in customer service.  Must be decisive and able to problem solve.


  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple demands simultaneously.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with parents, children and other staff members.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Must be team-focused and goal oriented. 
  • Demonstrated maturity, responsibility and a sincere interest in working with people of all ages.

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Posting Date: October 24, 2016
Position to be filled: Assistant Teacher

We are currently seeking qualified, part time and full time Assistant Teachers.  Candidate should have experience working with infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers in a licensed child care program.
Hours available are 7:30am – 3:30pm, 9:00am – 6:00pm and 12:00pm – 6:00pm.
Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associates degree in Early Childhood preferred.

Please send resume with cover letter to

Posting Date: October 3, 2016
Position to be filled: Lifeguard
Part-Time Lifeguard Positions available as follows:

  • Flexible Hours
  • Hours available: mornings, afternoon, evenings and weekends
  • Hourly rate based on certifications and experience
  • References required
  • Must have valid  LG and CPR certifications


  • Maintain a safe swimming environment by enforcing all pool rules and regulations
  • Check pool chemistry and record appropriately
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and training events
  • Must be accountable for all agreed upon shifts
  • Provide required cleaning for pool area
  • Respond to emergencies as needed
  • Be courteous and give sincere attention to participants and parents
  • Support a welcoming environment for all members

Please send resume to

Posting Date: August 3, 2016
Position to be filled: Gymnatics Coach
The YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester is currently seeking the following for our high energy, hardworking competitive gymnastic teams:
Team Coaches:

  • Evening hours, Saturday mornings
  • Knowledge of USAG JO program
  • Knowledge of USAIGC program
  • CPR certification, Safety certification and USAG membership a plus
  • Team Player
  • Salary based on experience

Required experience:

  • Background in Gymnastics


  • A FUN work environment
  • YWCA membership

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Posting date October 1, 2016
Position to be filled: Swim Instructor
Part-time Swim Instructor Positions available as follows;

  • Flexible Hours
  • Must be available at least one weekend day
  • WSI preferred, but not required
  • Preferred candidates will  have at least one year experience in teaching swimming to children ages 6 months and up, teens and adults
  • Training provided to all candidates
  • Hourly rate based on certifications and experience
  • References required
  • Current LGT and CPR preferred


  • Work effectively with children and adults to build confidence in the water and swim abilities
  • Teach with enthusiasm and creativity to create a positive learning environment
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and training events
  • Have equipment ready before class begins and store it properly after class
  • Be courteous and give sincere attention to participants and parents
  • Support a welcoming environment for all members

YWCA’s Aquatics Program offers learn-to-swim classes for children and adults of all ages and abilities.  We follow the American Red Cross curriculum, which encourages learning to swim in a safe and fun environment. Start date for this position is immediately.

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The YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester is a dynamic organization whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women.  Each week over 4,000 women, children and their families are served through our childcare, nursery school, after-school, summer camp, athletic and mission based programs.  In addition, the YWCA provides a home for 193 low-income women at our Residence.

The YWCA is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer