Careers at the Y

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. In communities across Orange County, Pomona County, Riverside County and San Gabriel Valley, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens and improving the nation’s health and well-being in providing support to our neighbors.

Where will your Y path lead?


Learn, Grow, and Thrive as an educator and important influence in the lives of our youth.  Opportunities in childcare may include:

  • Director/Assistant Director
  • Site Lead
  • Teacher: Before/Afterschool
  • Associate Teacher
  • Inclusion Facilitator

Health and Wellness

Strengthen Your Community as a fitness instructor by helping people reach their goals.  Opportunities in health and wellness may include:

  • Pilates Instructor
  • Les Mills® Instructor
  • Group Cycling Instructor
  • Zumba® Instructor
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Aqua Fit Instructor

Sports and Aquatics

Be a Game Changer by building strength and confidence in youth and adults as a sports coach or swim instructor.  Opportunities in sports and aquatics may include:

  • Swim Instructor
  • AquaFit Instructor
  • Sports Coach
  • Lifeguard

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Staff Stories

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At the YMCA, we are committed to our employees. For full-time staff, we offer exceptional benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance options, retirement, and paid time off.  Additional benefits include:

  • Career development and growth opportunities
  • Director-in-Training Program (Childcare)
  • Complimentary use of all YMCAOC fitness facilities
  • 50 – 100% discount on childcare
  • Up to 20% discount on programs
  • Learn while you earn as a health and wellness staff member. Learn more at PTonthenet.

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