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Please download and fill out the below application and submit to:
SKANEATELES YMCA & Community Center
97 State Street                     

Skaneateles, NY 13152

Employment Application

The Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center is currently accepting applications/resumes for :


〉 Sports Director: Full Time

General Functions:

Under the direction of the Branch Director, the Sports Director administers adult and youth sports and recreation programs for the Skaneateles YMCA.


The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops manages and promotes the programs within the department while meeting the annual budget
  • Hires, Trains and supervises staff to implement the programs within the Sports Department.
  • Collaborates with local schools, human service organizations, youth, and adult recreation programs and other YMCA’s for program service delivery.
  • Collaborates with appropriate committees to establish policies, review programs and schedules within the Sports Department.
  • Maintains effective records and data for evaluating and reporting programs to appropriate committees, supervisors etc.
  • Incorporates character development, sportsmanship, positive reinforcement and high ethical values into the Sports programs.
  • Collaborates with appropriate Y staff to plan and implement special events and activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent
  • One to two years related experience preferred

Applicants are subject to criminal background checks. The Y is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply in person OR email resume to Sheila@auburnymca.net


〉 Summer Camp Counselors

We are looking for Happy, Caring and responsible Camp Counselor Staff for the Best Summer Ever.
You will provide a safe healthy environment where children can play and enjoy their Y Summer
Hours: Must be Available M-F 7am –6pm
Experience working with young children is a plus.

All employees undergo background checks and will be trained in CPR/ First Aid and other Y trainings
to meet Y professional standards.
Apply in person at the Skaneateles Y | 97 State St | Skaneateles
or email résumé to Sheila@auburnymca.net



〉 Aquatics Staff, Lifeguards & Swim Instructors 

The Aquatics Department at the Skaneateles YMCA and Community center is looking for passionate,
engaged people to fill open positions.

We require professional and dependable individuals, with great communication skills, who will commit to their work schedule, take pride in their job and care about our swimmers.
Additionally, we require that all employees:
Are committed to ensuring the safety of all swimmers
Possess excellent customer service skills
Have a flexible schedule.