Making a difference -- everyday.
Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to strengthen communities and change lives, including your own. No matter what role you take on at the Y, you'll show up each day with the satisfaction of knowing your contributions are helping to empower young people, improve health and well-being, and inspire action in your community. Working side by side with diverse leaders with different backgrounds, perspectives and strengths, you'll discover new ways to connect with your community, find your purpose and fuel your passion every day!
The YMCA offers a wide variety of positions, from part time to full time, from lifeguards, to child care, to finance, operations and more. No matter what your passion is, you can find it here at the YMCA. Below you can find some information about some of our most popular positions.
At our YMCA, safety is at an upmost concern, and with over 12 pools across our association, our Aquatics department has an important job. Because of our awesome aquatics team, we are able to operate safe pools, teach the community life saving water skills, coach our swim team and more.
Here is a sampling of the variety of Aquatics positions held at the YMCA:
- Pool Manager
- Aquatics Director
- Swim Lesson Instructor
- Swim Team Coach
- Slide Aid
As the largest provider of Child Care in the United States, the YMCA believes the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other.
Here are a few of the positions held in our Child Care Department:
- Lead Teacher
- Assistant Teacher
- Child Watch
- Camp Counselor
- Child Care Director
- Site Administrator
Our Sports department works to teach kids to have fun while being active! Through our instructional sports leagues, kids learn about team work and sportsmanship as well as the technical aspects of the sport.
Some of the positions held in sports include:
- Sports Director
- Gymnastics Instructor
- Gymnasium Monitor
- Sports Instructor
The Y aims to improve the nation's health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease and help others reclaim their health. Through our wellness department, we are able to transform people's lives everyday, whether it's through chronic disease programs, group exercise or in our wellness center.
Some of the positions held in our Wellness Department include:
- Group Exercise Instructor
- Wellness Director
- Fitness Coach
- Livestrong Coach