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YWCA Central Maine is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. YWCA Central Maine has been in the Lewiston-Auburn community since 1878 and was originally founded out of concern about the living conditions, educational, and childcare needs among young women and girls. From addressing food insecurity, childcare services, aquatics programs at the community’s only public pool, to programs that address issues that pervade our community and daily lives, YWCA Central Maine offers services and programs that reflect the needs of our local community.

If you are passionate about eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, we want you on our team!

You can find information here on full and part-time employment opportunities.

 

Aquatics Director

YWCA Central Maine is searching for a highly qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Aquatics Director. This full-time benefit eligible position works a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the facility and programs. Hours are Monday-Friday with nights and weekends based on scheduling needs. The Aquatic Director is responsible for the design, compliance, and oversight of the aquatics programming content, daily operations, pool equipment, and supervision. The Aquatic Director is responsible for the overall success and safety of the YWCA Aquatic Department activities. The Aquatic Director reports to the Executive Director with close communication with all Aquatics staff.  The Aquatic Director is responsible for responding to occasional on call needs of the building and program, maintaining the cleanliness of the pool area for the health and safety of patrons and staff including: leading/co-leading department team meetings with Assistant Aquatics Director and trainings for aquatics staff. The Aquatic Director directly oversees the Assistant Aquatics Director. The position is located in Lewiston.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Recreation Management, Physical Education, or other related field preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard with CPR for the Professional Rescuer (Lifeguard Instructor certification preferred)
  • Certified Pool Operator (will offer training for certification)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a lifeguard
  • Experience with supervising staff and or lifeguards
  • Experience with pool chemicals or willingness to be trained
  • Experience in teaching swim lessons, water fitness, or other aquatics activities

YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Salary: $38,500 per year

Please send cover letter and resume to mgagnon@ywcamaine.org

Assistant Aquatics Director

YWCA Central Maine is searching for a highly qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Assistant Aquatics Director. This full-time benefit eligible position works a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the facility and programs. Hours are Monday – Friday with nights and occasional weekends. The Assistant Aquatics Director plays a significant role in the overall success and safety of YWCA Aquatics Department. The Assistant Director is responsible for the oversight and coordination of the aquatics department including responding to occasional on call needs of the building and pool as requested, maintaining the cleanliness of the pool area for health and safety, and leading/co-leading department team meetings and trainings for aquatics staff. The Assistant Director oversees the YWCA Swim Team Coach, Assistant Coach, and all aquatics staff and programming in coordination with the Aquatics Director. The Assistant Aquatics Director works alongside the Aquatics Director in close communication to ensure and maintain full aquatics programming and full staff coverage of programs. The position is located in Lewiston.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Recreation Management, Physical Education, or other related field preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Certified Pool Operator (will offer training for certification)
  • American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard with CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a lifeguard
  • Experience with supervising staff and/or lifeguards
  • Experience with pool chemicals or willingness to be trained
  • Experience in teaching swim lessons, water fitness, or other aquatics activities

YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Salary: $36,000 per year

Please send cover letter and resume to mgagnon@ywcamaine.org

Certified Lifeguard

YWCA Central Maine is searching for a hard-working, dependable individual to fill the part-time position of Certified Lifeguard. The Lifeguard plays a significant role in the overall success and safety of YWCA Aquatics Department activities. The Lifeguard position reports to the Aquatics Director and Assistant Aquatics Director. The position is part-time, 25 hours a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responds to occasional on-call needs of the building and program as requested
  • Maintains cleanliness of pool area for health and safety of patrons and staff
  • Instructs swim classes with children of various ages and adults

Requirements:

  • American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard with CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Must be able to work independently, have knowledge of safety protocols and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Must be at least 15 years of age

This position is located at YWCA Central Maine in Lewiston. Additional hours may be scheduled to meet the needs of lessons and classes.

YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Job-Type: Part-time

Please send cover letter and resume to mgagnon@ywcamaine.org