YMCA Careers

Employment Opportunities 

The Right Choice Can Define Your Future 

Imagine being part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world a place where your work positively influences the lives of others, a place where you thrive in a values-based environment, a place where you are building 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:

  • Employee Assistance Program - Free 24-hour access to confidential counseling, financial advice, and legal assistance. 
  • Free Membership - access to all Ys
  • Program discounts
  • 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%

Part-time Plus Employees 

  • Membership upgrade
  • Program benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Paid Vacation and 2 Personal Days

Part-time Employees 

  • Individual Membership
  • Program Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous retirement benefits

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
  • eLearning
  • 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.

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 and Counselors
  • Before and After School Care Group Leaders and Site Directors

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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
  • Swim Coaches

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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!

Community Programs

Do you love to work with children? Working in community programs would give you the opportunity to work with children in our Learn & Play setting and also in youth programs such as Lego Club, Birthday Parties, PEAK and much more!

  • Lego Club
  • Birthday Party Host
  • Youth Activity Attendant
  • Youth Dance

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!

  • Healthy Living Attendants
  • Personal Trainers
  • Group Exercise Instructors

Membership

Do you love working with people? 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!

  • Gymnastics
  • Sports Official/Site Supervisors
  • Specialty Youth Activity Attendant

For additional questions, please contact Director of Talent Management Antoinette Holmes at 719.329.7219!

Not ready to apply for a job? Have questions? Please fill out our interest form and a director will get back to you ASAP!

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