Our Career Opportunities

Working at the YMCA gives talented individuals the opportunity to change lives and strengthen communities. No matter your role, you'll find satisfaction in knowing that your contributions are helping to support young people, improve health and well-being, inspire positive action and so much more.

Our Career Opportunities

An Integral Part of the Team

At the Y, you'll work alongside leaders with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skill sets. You'll discover new ways to forge relationships, find your purpose and fuel your passion every day.

Our Teams by the Numbers

  • 230,000 Y Employees in the U.S.

    There is strength in numbers. Work for the Y and know you're part of a passionate and committed team.

  • 10,000 Communities Strong

    The Y has a presence in more than 10,000 communities across the U.S. and we are committed to helping the people in each one to learn, grow and thrive.

Find the Right Career Opportunity for You

Help guide the change you want to see in your community.

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Academic Enrichment & Adult Education

Help people continue their education and academic growth at all ages and stages of life by leading classes like English as a second language (ESL), general education degree (GED), creative writing and more.

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Arts & Humanities

Creativity is abundant at the Y, starting with our instructors who lead our classes in arts and crafts, science and nature, cooking and nutrition and so much more.

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Aquatics, Fitness & Sports

A commitment to health and well-being is just one of the many attributes our coaches and fitness instructors embody. Share your passion for teamwork, sportsmanship and camaraderie with community members of all ages and at all stages of life.

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Child Care & Camp

Employees who work in youth programming, child care and camp are guided by character development principles and practices that focus on the social, emotional and physical growth of kids.

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Child Welfare, Intervention & Family Support

Experienced and caring case managers, counselors and mentors are critical to supporting kids and families experiencing overwhelming challenges in their lives.

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Finance & Accounting

Individuals with a gift for numbers can count on finding opportunities at the Y.

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Global Services

Globally-minded people can make a world of difference when they collaborate with their peers from Ys across the globe.

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Human Resources

Support the dedicated people who are using their talents, skills and experience to serve the communities where they work at the Y.

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Marketing & Communications

Help spread the word about the impact the Y is making in your community and beyond.

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Management & Administration

Support the Y's operations through office management, customer service and more.

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Information Technology

Use your talent to help engage our members, program participants, volunteers, donors, and the public with the Y community across all of our digital platforms.

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Youth Leadership

Join a team of leaders dedicated to engaging and supporting future generations of leaders who will bring about positive change in their communities.

Opportunities are Waiting

When opportunity knocks at the Y, welcoming people answer. Learn more about our career and volunteer needs today.

  • Our Culture and Values

    Our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility guide our words and actions every day.

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteers are essential to nearly everything we do. Find opportunities that align with your values and make a difference for your community.

Find Your Y

Search for the Y closest to you and visit their website to learn how to get involved today.