YMCA Careers

Find Your Job. Find Your Y!

A career at the Y gives you opportunities to explore future career pathways with an organization that’s invested in helping you reach your potential – all while making a positive impact in your community!

Our staff members—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving our community’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Explore the menu below to learn more about
our priority positions and benefits!

A new wage scale is being introduced for 2024! Contact us today to learn more about joining our team! Starting at $15 an hour, wages increase based on experience.

You can find great opportunities whether you have experience, are a college student, or just graduated from college!


  • Full-time employees: 20% discount off programs (including childcare), lessons, and classes; FREE School Aged Childcare and Day Camp during working hours.
  • YMCA membership
  • Click the Benefits tab below to view all benefits.

You can give hundreds of young kiddos the opportunity to explore on their own through a variety of activity centers, including science, math, literacy, crafts, dramatic play, manipulatives and more!

Click here to apply for full-time and part-time positions!

Comfortable in the water but not certified? No worries – we will train you!

Our Lifeguards are vital employees that keep the members in our pools safe. 

Full-time and part-time positions are available throughout our pools in York and Lancaster Counties.

Minimum age is 15 years old. Must have swimming experience, pass a swim skills test, and be able to submit clearances.



This is why you REALLY need to be working at camp this summer: IMPACT THE FUTURE!  Immediately become an integral part in the development of the next generation, become a summer hero who mentors and guides young people. 

Camp season runs June – August with Camp Training starting in May. 

Click here to apply today!

  • Free use of YMCA facilities
  • Generous paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Short-Long-term disability
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • YMCA Retirement Plan
    • The YMCA pays 9% of your wages each month after 2 years of working 1,000+ hours

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The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal or local law. It is the intent of the YMCA to comply with all applicable federal, state and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment.