Westfield Area YMCA Seeks Swim Coach

Job Description:

Location: Westfield, NJ, USA

The Westfield Area YMCA is a nonprofit human service organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual and family in the communities it serves through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Our mission is to strengthen our community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. You can be a part of that cause by joining our staff! The Westfield Area YMCA is looking for individuals who are motivated, responsible, and are looking to coach competitive swimming. Equal Employment Opportunity.

  • Afternoon shifts 4:00-6:45 PM and evening shifts 6:30-8:00 PM plus weekends
  • 230-250 swimmers ranging from YMCA bronze level swimmers to YMCA and USA national level swimmers
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Must have Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED and Safety Training for Coaches certifications


In order to be considered for this position, an employment application must be completed in its entirety. You may download an employment application from the Westfield Area Y’s website as follows:


Otherwise, you may obtain an employment application in person at the Main Y (see address below) during business hours.

Westfield Area Y

220 Clark Street

Westfield, NJ 07090

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Possess the capabilities and maturity to handle the responsibilities involved in maintaining a safe pool
  • Deliver quality lesson plans at practices
  • Know, understand, and consistently apply safety rules, policies and guidelines for all competitive swim related programs and environments


Qualifications and Skills

  • Must have at least three years of coaching experience or Senior/Collegiate level swimming
  • Must have Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED and Safety Training for Coaches certifications



Eligible staff receive a free Y membership and discounts for select child care programs and day camp.

How to Apply

Send completed application to [email protected]

Contact Information

Lauren Elsasser

phone: (908) 223-8820 ext. 520