YMCA Careers

Employment Opportunities 

Ready to make a difference?

Positively influence the lives of others in a place where you can thrive and build a better future for yourself and your community.

When you choose to work for the Y, you choose:

  • A job that offers meaningful work in a fun, supportive environment
  • A position that suits your unique talents and interests
  • A career path to develop strong professional skills
  • A caring organization with opportunities for growth

Employee Perks

Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • FREE family or individual memberships - access to all Ys
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free 24-hour access to confidential counseling, financial advice, and legal assistance. 
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Days-from day 1 of employment.
  • Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Disability benefits - Y pays 100%
  • Life insurance - Y pays 100%
  • 100% discount for: Youth Sports & Swim Lessons
  • 50% discount for: Before & After School Care, Day Camp, Enrichment, Small Group Training, Personal Training, Private Swim lessons & Resident Camp
  • 25% discount for: Birthday parties

*Registration may be restricted or limited to specific locations or programs based on availability. Capacity and registration dates may vary based on the program.

Part-time Employees

  • FREE family or individual memberships - access to all Ys
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free 24-hour access to confidential counseling, financial advice, and legal assistance.
  • Paid Sick Time.
  • Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met
  • 100% discount for: Youth Sports & Swim Lessons
  • 50% discount for: Before & After School Care, Day Camp, Enrichment, Small Group Training, Personal Training, Private Swim lessons & Resident Camp
  • 25% discount for: Birthday parties

*Registration may be restricted or limited to specific locations or programs based on availability. Capacity and registration dates may vary based on the program.

Part-time Plus Employees

  • FREE family or individual memberships - access to all Ys
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free 24-hour access to confidential counseling, financial advice, and legal assistance.
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days
  • Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met.
  • 100% discount for: Youth Sports & Swim Lessons
  • 50% discount for: Before & After School Care, Day Camp, Enrichment, Small Group Training, Personal Training, Private Swim lessons & Resident Camp
  • 25% discount for: Birthday parties

*Registration may be restricted or limited to specific locations or programs based on availability. Capacity and registration dates may vary based on the program.


Training and Advancement Opportunities

The Y values all employees and strives to attract and retain high-quality people through professional development opportunities and generous compensation programs. 

The Y offers opportunities to expand and improve at every stage of your career, from entry-level orientation programs to executive development programs.

  • National Certification Program
  • Professional Development (promotes learning at all stages of your career)
  • Regional Training
  • Leadership Trainings
  • Trainer Certifications
  • Career Mentoring
  • YMCA of the USA Resources

Child Abuse Prevention

Support the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region's commitment to child abuse prevention by

  • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
  • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
  • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
  • Reporting any items that my provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor

The YMCA has zero tolerance for abuse. We will report all suspected and/or allegations of abuse to the state and federal law.

Colorado Christian University Partnership

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Through CCU's Professional Education Program, PPYMCA employees can now qualify to receive a tuition discount on an associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, educator licensing program, or certificate offered through their College of Adult and Graduate Studies!

About CCU
Founded in 1914, Colorado Christian University is the premier interdenominational Christian college in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, CCU delivers world-class education that transforms students to impact the world with grace and truth.

A leader in higher education, CCU is ranked among the top universities nationwide by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. More than 9,800 students attend the University on the main campus in Lakewood, at the Colorado Springs regional center, and online. CCU is an NCAA Division II university in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC).

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Employment Categories

Below are the many different job opportunities that we offer at our centers throughout the Pikes Peak Region! 

Association Child Care

YMCA Day Camp offers children a chance to learn, grow and thrive at six YMCA Family Centers in the Pikes Peak Region. Our energetic and dependable staff offer kids a great summer experience with a focus on character development and skills building in a safe and fun environment. We also offer before and after school care at a variety of schools across the Colorado Springs area during the school year. Interested in being a part of this team? Check out our website for a list of current job openings!

  • Day Camp Directors, Counselors, and Site Supervisors
  • Before and After School Care Counselors, Site Supervisors, and Site Directors

Aquatics

Do you love to swim and love being around people? Are you lifeguard certified? The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region offers employment opportunities at our beautiful indoor pool facilities year round and outdoor pools during the summer.

If you are not currently lifeguard certified, the YMCA will provide you with training and certification!

  • Lifeguards
  • Water Exercise Instructors
  • Swim Instructors

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Camp Shady Brook

Are you interested in being a part of a team that has fun during the summer at our beautiful Camp Shady Brook located in Deckers, CO? Check out the positions that we have open for the summer!

Learn & Play

Work with children in our community in our Learn & Play setting as a Learn & Play Associate. 

Facilities

Help make a difference by keeping our facilities clean, safe and inviting for all of our members and guests!

Healthy Living

Interested in working in our healthy living areas where we offer employment opportunities in group exercise, personal training and Healthy Living Attendants? Check out a list of our current job openings!

  • Wellness Floor Attendants
  • Personal Trainers
  • Group Exercise Instructors

Membership

Be a part of a winning team helping to greet members as they come into our facilities, sell YMCA memberships and programs and provide members and guests with information on all that we have to offer!

  • Membership Service Associates/Representatives/Consultants

Sports

Are you interested in helping to develop strong and healthy athletes? Apply to work in our sports department to be a part of something bigger!

  • Sports Associate
  • Sports Camp Instructor

For additional questions, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]

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