Employment Opportunities

The Keene Family YMCA is a 501(c)3 charitable  organization, committed to strengthening our community through programs and services focused on Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. We are only impactful in our work, when we have dedicated, knowledgeable, passionate staff who believe in our cause.  Check out the opportunities we have below. Perhaps YOU are the cause-driven leader we are looking for!

The Keene Family YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status.  All YMCA employees receive the benefit of a free adult membership with the option to upgrade to a family membership.


Employment Application

Apply in-person or send resumes and application to:

ATTN: Tammie Patnode, Finance and Human Resources Director

Keene Family YMCA 200 Summit Road Keene NH 03431.

Or email tpatnode@keene-ymca.org


Aquatics Department:

Head Swim Team Coach

The Keene Family YMCA is seeking an experienced Head Swim Team Coach for the 60 swimmer Keene YMCA Dolphins swim team.

YMCA: Keene Family YMCA

Location: Keene, NH

  • Job Description:

    Successful applicants will have at least 3 years of coaching experience that demonstrates successful program development and management, character-driven leadership, excellent communication skills, and a personal commitment to the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.  The Head Coach will be responsible for developing and supervising practices for all levels of swimmers; hiring, training, scheduling, and mentoring assistant coaches; and working closely with the parent committee on tasks such as recruiting and managing meet volunteers.  Previous experience with Meet Manager and Team Unify software preferred as is a current lifeguard certification; familiarity with the Y-USA swim lesson curriculum; and USA Swimming and YMCA Swim Coach certifications.  Expected start date is August 2017.
    • Minimum of 3 years of aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer or aquatic instructor
    • 1 year of competitive coaching
    • Working knowledge of competitive aquatics
    • Ability to positively lead, communicate, inspire and motivate swimmers of all ages
    • Current valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle

    Essential Functions:

    • Plan, organize, and develop the swim team program.  Plan, attend, and direct team practices as scheduled.
    • Ensure the safety of participants at all times.
    • Manage and supervise assistant coaches to meet program and safety objectives.
    • Maintain proper team records and file reports as needed.
    • Attend all team meets and coordinate entry information to meet all deadlines.
    • Relate to the individual swimmers on a personal basis at practice, at meets, and through goal setting.
    • Relate to parents’ concerns through individual contact by appointment or phone calls.
    • Initiate and maintain active communication concerning all aspects of the program with assistant coaches, swimmers, parents and necessary Y staff.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director.

    Required Certifications:

    • *YMCA of USA Principles of Competitive Swimming & Diving
    • *Current American Red Cross or YMCA of the USA Lifeguard Certification
    • *CPR for the Professional Rescuer for Lifeguards
    • *Administering Emergency Oxygen
    • *First Aid
    • Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training
    • Mandated Reporter training
    *Required for coaching deck pass for district and national swim meets
    Competitive pay rate, part-time and full-time options available.

    How to Apply

    Please send resume to: psimpson@keene-ymca.org


Currently seeking dedicated lifeguards to work in the busy Aquatics Center. Candidates must hold current certifications and be willing to recertify when appropriate. Hours: Varies.

Child Care Staff:

Childcare Teacher Assistant

Child Care Teacher Assistants working with toddlers/preschool children.  Hours available:  Late morning to 6pm,  and after-school hours, M-F.


Substitutes to work  side-by-side with teachers and assistants in caring for and nurturing our young students in the absence of their regular teacher.  Hours available:  Varies between  7am and 6pm, M-F.


  • No vacancies at this time.



Do you enjoy interacting with children? Looking to get involved supporting your community? Looking for only a few hours of work each day?

Hours Available:

Monday – Friday

3:45 pm- 7:00 pm

Monday – Thursday


Welcome Center

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