CAREERS

Strengthen Communities & Change Lives with a Career at the Y

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!

View our current openings below! Not seeing an open position that matches your skills and needs? Fill out an application, and we will contact you if we have a position available. Or, for more information, please email  [email protected].

3 preschool students smile with their teacher, Karissa, in the preschool classroom.

Careers at the YMCA are more than just ordinary jobs. When you work with us as a fitness instructor, camp counselor, teacher, coordinator, or in any other field, you become part of a family dedicated to improving the lives of others. The Duneland Family YMCA has been a pillar in the local community for more than 50 years. With your help, we’ll continue strengthening our neighbors, members, partners, and ourselves in spirit, mind, and body.

CURRENT OPENINGS

As we grow, we are always on the lookout for talented individuals who desire to use their passion to make a lasting difference in their community.  Take a look below at our current open positions.  If you see a job listed that is of interest to you, click on the link to learn more about the opportunity and apply.

A YMCA Leader will connect with you via email within 1-2 business days of application submission.  Please monitor your junk folder for YMCA employment communication.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The front desk workers are responsible for providing quality member/customer service in ways that support the Duneland Family YMCA’s mission and core values. To work as a YMCA team member and aid in keeping the atmosphere of the YMCA clean, professional, and friendly. Being knowledgeable about YMCA memberships, programs, and services.

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The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring a part-time building supervisors for both PM/Weekend Shift and Morning Opening Shift. Please Clarify which Shift you would like to apply for. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Response to member and guest needs promotes memberships and programs and creates a welcoming environment. The Building Supervisor (in the absence of any other ranking director or coordinator) will be responsible for the overall supervision of the YMCA building and grounds. This person must supervise members, guests, staff, and volunteers to ensure that everyone follows the safety standards and policies of the YMCA. The Building Supervisor is also in charge of cleaning the building or helping the custodian if available. Free household membership is included. Must be available nights and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum age 21 preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

View PM/WEEKENDS Building Supervisor Job Description

View AM Opener Building Supervisor Job Description

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The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring a part-time custodian.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The custodian is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing areas, including mopping, dusting, and trash removal. May complete duties related to window washing, meeting set up, snow removal, grounds keeping, and other related responsibilities. These positions support the work of the Duneland Family YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Six months or more of related experience preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.
  • Ensures unused rooms and closets remain locked; routinely monitors high risk locations (locker-rooms and bathrooms),etc.

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The Day Camp Counselor position at the Duneland Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined while providing direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Creating positive relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with their families. Promoting and supporting the potential in all youth in programs through peer to peer connections as part of the overall camp experience.

  • Supervises a group of children in sight and sound.
  • Nurtures children through purposeful programming; plans activities that are intended to achieve program goals and outcomes, are culturally relevant, are developmentally appropriate, and are consistent with the Y’s values.
  • Creates a positive rapport and shared interest with all youth; models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Provides opportunities for youth to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions and choices within the camp and provides daily opportunities for youth to reflect on and respond to their experiences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent highly preferred.
  • Meets minimum age standards as established by law and/or the Y.
  • First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, CPR, AED and Child Abuse prevention training prior to direct contact with children.
  • Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards required prior to direct contact with children.
  • Previous experience working with children in a camp setting highly preferred.
  • Previous experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: outdoor activities, archery, song/music, skits, sports, aquatics, or recreational games.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate

program activities preferred. * Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds preferred.

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

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Join the Duneland YMCA as a lifeguard! Great schedule! Monday-Friday 10am-3pm! We will train the right person!

  • Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model. Completes related reports as required.
  • Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  • Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Lifeguard: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Lifeguard Certification (Preferred)

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The Duneland Family YMCA is hiring part-time fun zone staff.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Duneland Family YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The equivalent of 2 years’ high school education is required.
  • Previous childcare experience preferred.

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We’re hiring part-time assistant teacher positions at our Forchetti Family Center for Early Learning. Would you or someone you know be perfect for working in a safe place for kids where they learn, have fun and make friends?

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction and supervision of the Early Childhood Director and lead teacher, the assistant teacher will supervise and guide children’s development in a safe and healthy environment. This person will assist in delivering an age-appropriate educational program utilizing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for the age group. This position will take place at the Forchetti Family Center for Early Learning.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 21 years of age.
  •  First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Child Abuse prevention training prior to direct contact with
    children. CPR, AED, and Listen First within 45 days of hire.
  • Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards required prior to direct contact with children.
  •  Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  •  Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. Ability to develop positive, authentic
    relationships with people from different backgrounds preferred.

View Assistant Toddler Teacher Job Description

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We’re hiring enthusiastic, positive site instructors for our Out of School Learning (OOSL) program. Instructors will provide a fun and positive experience to youth in our local schools while leading them through structured activities such as homework time, gym time, and fun social interaction. Instructors must be able to work Monday-Friday one or both shifts: Before school care is from 5:55 am – 8:15 am; After school care is from 1:45 pm – 6:00 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Provides
a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect,
responsibility, and caring.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Great with (and responsible around) kids
  • Warm, friendly, and open
  • Multitasking-oriented
  • At least 21 years old

View Out of School Learning Lead Site Instructor Job Description

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We’re hiring enthusiastic, positive site assistant instructors for our Out of School Learning (OOSL) program. Assistant Instructors will assist the lead instructor in delivering a fun and positive experience to youth in our local schools while leading them through structured activities such as homework time, gym time, and fun social interaction. Instructors must be able to work Monday-Friday one or both shifts: Before school care is from 5:55 am – 8:15 am; After school care is from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY:
To assist Lead Teacher in delivering an age-appropriate educational program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 18 years of age required.
  • First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Child
  • Abuse prevention training prior to direct contact with children. CPR, AED, Listen First within 45 days of hire.
  • Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards required prior to direct contact with children.
  • Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds preferred.
  • Reliable transportation required.

View Out of School Learning Assistant Site Instructor Job Description

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A Better Us Starts With "U"!

WHY THE Y?

The Y offers a values-centered work environment and benefits that include a free YMCA membership, program discounts, and much more.

STARTING PART-TIME BENEFITS:

  • FREE YMCA Employee/Family Membership
  • Child Care Discounts
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Retirement Fund
    • Eligibility Required
  • HealtheAccess Program

STARTING FULL-TIME BENEFITS:

  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Free YMCA Employee/Family Membership
  • Child Care Discounts
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan (after qualifying)
  • HealtheAccess Program

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

  • Flexible Work Environment. The Y understands the importance of work-life balance. That’s why we offer flexible work schedules as well as the ability to work from home in various positions.
  • Opportunities for Growth & Development. The Duneland Family YMCA offers a wide variety of training and leadership development opportunities in addition to nationwide YMCA training opportunities. Whatever your skills and passion may be, there is always room for growth at the Y. We seek to promote from within as often as possible.
  • Retirement Account 403(b). As early as your first day of employment, you can begin to save for retirement in a tax-deferred 403(b) Smart Account in the Savings Plan.

ABOUT THE YMCA

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.

  • We are welcoming. We are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become.
  • We are genuine. We value you and embrace your individuality.
  • We are hopeful. We believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world.
  • We are nurturing. We support you in your journey to develop your full potential.
  • We are determined. Above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

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