Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Whitin Community Center (WCC) team. Our team is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals and families and building a strong community in the Blackstone Valley.

The WCC provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information or other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity applies to all facets of employment, pre-employment, and the terms and conditions of employment, as well as discharge from employment.

The WCC operates in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies or agencies.

The WCC is currently accepting applications for the full-time, part-time, and/or seasonal positions listed below. We have positions available at the pools, for group fitness classes, and for childcare.
When you consider a career at the Whitin Community Center (WCC), know that you will be joining a team that is passionate about providing exceptional experiences for people in our community. All employees are given a free membership to the Whitin Community Center.

Rockdale Youth Center Group Leader

Rockdale Youth Center Group Leader

Monday-Friday 2:30pm-5:30pm

 

Responsibilities
The Group Leader in Rockdale Youth Center is responsible for assisting with the creation and implementation of a school aged outreach program that aids a child in their academic, social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth. Group Leaders are responsible for planning and implementing daily programs, supervising program participants, behavior management and program development. Primary duties for a Part-Time Youth Outreach Group Leader include, but not limited to:
  • Maintain constant visual/auditory supervision of children, indoors and out
  • Document and communicate, to the RYC Administrator or Site Coordinator, any observed situations or concerns for children and staff.
  • Complete bi-monthly staff observations for all group leader assistants in your room
  • Conduct on-going observation and assessment of children’s progress, using technology provided. Observations must be conducted and recorded to meet all objectives and dimensions
  • Complete Progress Reports in timely manner as mandated by EEC
  • Provide child guidance and behavior management according to the center’s policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and participate in regular curriculum planning, implementation, reflection and evaluation
  • Participate in preparation of materials, record keeping and other essential tasks
  • Meet with parents on a periodic basis
  • Assure that the program meets the needs of the individual child and is responsive to the cultural and socio-economical background of the children and families
  • Maintain a plan for own professional development (IPDP), staying current in and/or taking courses leading to a certificate or a degree
Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • EEC Group Leader certification, will assist to obtain
  • Meet EEC requirements of CPR, First Aid, CORI, SORI, and Fingerprinting and a physical, will assist to obtain
  • Physical, mental and emotional ability to accomplish the job, including evacuating the building, with or without corrective devices and accommodations, including the ability to read and write, to hear the conversational voice, to speak and be understood and the ability to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds in an emergency
  • Meet EEC requirements for professional development hours completed each year and enter them into the PQ Registry under the appropriate Core Competency. This must include the minimum requirement for Diverse Learners.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word and email
  • Strong customer service, administrative and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills including: written and interpersonal
Interested applicants please submit an employment application/resume and references to Jennifer Castro, Assistant Outreach Director at Jennifer.Castro@OurGym.org. For more information please call Jennifer at 508.234.8184 ext. 128.
An application of employment must be completed in order to be considered for the position. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed application or they will not be accepted. Thank you.

Full-Time Preschool Teacher

Blackstone Valley Children’s Place

Full-Time Preschool Teacher

Monday- Friday, 10:30am – 6:00pm

Preschool Teacher qualifications include:
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • EEC Teacher Certification; will assist to obtain
  • Current physical with evidence of MMR and statement of limitations required
  • Experience working as a member of a classroom team is preferred
  • CORI, SORI, and Fingerprint check required
  • Understanding of Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Professional Development as required by The Department of Early Education and Care
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skillls
  • General computer skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Participate in walking field trips & outdoor games with children
  • Benefits include a free WCC membership
  • May be asked to work evenings for staff meetings
Interested applicants please submit an employment application/resume to Ginny Alicea, BVCP Director at Ginny.Alicea@OurGym.org. For more information please call Ginny at 508.234.8184 ext. 105.
An application of employment must be completed in order to be considered for the position. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed application or they will not be accepted. Thank you.

 

Part-Time Water Safety Instructors

Part-Time Water Safety Instructors

Weekday evening & Saturday morning shifts available

As a Water Safety Instructor of the Whitin Community Center, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of the safety and instruction to all participants in our Red Cross Swim Lessons. We are looking for someone who is energetic, creative, and passionate about working with people of all ages and is excited to make a difference every day in the lives of our swimming community.
Job Requirements
  • Water Safety Instructors (WSI) are responsible for teaching various American Red Cross Instructional Swim Programs at the Whitin Community Center.
  • Maintain discipline and general safety practices to all that are in the pool area while on duty.
  • Maintain course records in accordance with the Red Cross Classes he/she teaches.
  • Responsible for Swim Instructor duties for programs that fall within his/her schedule.
  • Must be 16 years old or older.
  • Preferred Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification (WCC will train if Lifeguard Certified).
  • Must hold current Lifeguarding Certification.
Interested applicants please submit an employment application/resume to Anne Haas, Aquatics Director, at Anne.Haas@OurGym.org. For more information please call Anne at 508.234.8184 ext. 116.
An application of employment must be completed in order to be considered for the position. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed application or they will not be accepted. Thank you.

Part-Time Lifeguards

Part-Time Lifeguards

Early weekday morning, weekday afternoon, weekday evening, and weekend morning shifts available

As a Lifeguard of the Whitin Community Center, you will be entrusted with the responsibility for Lifeguarding our pools, ensuring the safety of all members and guests, enforcing pool rules, and implementing emergency response plans as needed. We are looking for someone who is energetic, creative, and passionate about working with people of all ages and is excited to make a difference every day in the lives of our swimming community.
Job Requirements
  • Maintain discipline and general safety practices for all that are in the pool area while on duty.
  • Prevent emergencies by scanning the pool in a continuous and consistent manner.
  • Recognize emergencies or potential incidents and address them immediately.
  • Perform assists or rescues as needed.
  • Provide care such as CPR and First Aid as needed.
  • Must be 16 years old or older.
  • Preferred Lifeguarding Certification and/or WSI Training (WCC will train, if needed).
Interested applicants please submit an employment application/resume to Anne Haas, Aquatics Director, at Anne.Haas@OurGym.org. For more information please call Anne at 508.234.8184 ext. 116.
An application of employment must be completed in order to be considered for the position. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed application or they will not be accepted. Thank you.

 

Part-Time Group Fitness Instructors

Part-Time Group Fitness Instructors

Weekday morning and evening shifts available

The Group Fitness Instructor instructs quality group fitness classes (Floor Aerobics, Aqua Aerobics and SilverSneakers) and provides excellent customer service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness.
Job Requirements
  • Ability to lead energizing, fun, safe, and educational group fitness classes.
  • Knowledge of fitness industry and trends to provide effective information and training to members
  • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Group Exercise Certification required
  • Preferred CPR/AED & First Aid Certified (we will train)
Interested applicants please submit an employment application/resume to Judy Noel, Group Fitness Administrator, at Aerobics@OurGym.org.
An application of employment must be completed in order to be considered for the position. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed application or they will not be accepted. Thank you.

 

Application Of Employment