The Y Culture

Why Work for the Y?

For so many reasons! But here are a few of our top contenders...

You’re Part of Something Bigger

When you work at the Y, you’re part of a respected nonprofit organization with local impact that’s part of a national and international network started more than 175 years ago.

The Y strengthens communities by bridging gaps in life, experienced by so many every day.  Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day helps people in need in your community reach their fullest potential!

"I am so grateful to work for the YMCA because as an organization we are focused on not only giving back to our members and families, but also our community. Helping distribute coats at the People’s City Mission was one of the most rewarding and fulfilling experiences I've had. All of our branches worked incredibly hard to collect 3,000 coats, and we were able to see it come full circle with how it impacted so many people within the community!" ~Emma

Every Day is Something New

When you work at Y, every day is a new adventure. Personal satisfaction comes from the evolving needs to nurture the potential of youth and teens, improve the community's health and well-being and provide support to our neighbors.

We Grow Leaders

Countless people from all walks of life started their careers at the Y. Many of our senior leadership team began as part-time program staff. The Y movement is known for hiring good people who do great things.

Inclusive Culture

The YMCA has an inclusive organizational culture, and we encourage those with all dimensions of diversity to apply.

Free Y Membership

When you work for the Y and meet the hours requirement, you will enjoy the perks of being a Y member including access to all four Y membership facilities.

Jobs are Designed with your Schedule in Mind

Part-time and full-time positions as well as internships are available, making Y jobs ideal for students and non-students alike. From early morning hours to evening hours and everything in between, jobs at the Y can easily fit around your school, family or other commitments, and give you time to explore other passions.

The Best Co-workers Ever

The Y is a great place to make lifelong friends that share a desire to help others and make our community a better place.