YMCA Careers

Make a Lasting Difference

As the leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is looking for talented associates to help us make our community stronger. Opportunities range from executive to part-time hourly. All employees have the opportunity to learn and grow through training opportunities. To be considered for a Y position, all applicants must submit an online application.

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Now Hiring: Y Club Before and After School

Help children to learn, grow and thrive in a fun and supportive environment by working for our Y Club before and after school care program. Full- and part-time employment opportunities are available at Y Club sites in the Platte County R-3, Olathe, Spring Hill, Blue Valley and Shawnee Mission school districts.

Now Hiring: Lifeguards

We are looking for Lifeguards to work for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City at all locations to oversee the safety of member and program participants of the pool areas. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and pass a swim test. If not currently certified, must pass a Lifeguard certification course prior to hire. (The YMCA will provide Lifeguard certification training if not currently certified)

Work that Matters

Why Work at the Y?

  • Exciting Atmosphere: As a Y associate, you can count on new and exciting challenges every day. With a variety of creative, educational and fun activities, you’ll see individuals grow, become healthier and reach their potential.
  • Variety of Opportunities: Y employment opportunities are available in youth development, administration, clerical, aquatics, healthy living and more.
  • Flexible Work Schedules: Schedules are flexible and meet the needs of those desiring full-time or part-time work. Our hours include morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts.
  • Great Benefits: Y associate benefits include Y membership, program fee discounts, health insurance, 8 percent contributions to retirement based on your salary with no requirement for you to contribute,* professional training and competitive salaries.
  • Make a Difference: Help move people forward and build a stronger community through delivering the benefits of good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence and a sense of security to all who seek it.

* To be eligible for the retirement fund, associates must complete 1,000 hours of service during each of any two 12-month periods, beginning with your date of hire.