Employment Opportunities

Learn, Grow and Thrive with a Career 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 more than 10,000 communities nationwide, 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, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors. In addition, all YMCA employees receive a free membership.

Current position openings are listed below. Interested candidates are welcome to apply through any of the following means:

Current Lancaster Family YMCA employees: in lieu of completing an Employment Application, please submit a job posting form and current resume to Human Resources to apply for a posted open position.


Teachers & Support Staff Needed for Summer Learning Program

Do you believe that all children have extraordinary potential – that all children can be scholars? Do you want to work with educators who share your belief, and who are committed to delivering the best learning experiences possible for the students who need them most? Then the Lancaster Family YMCA Power Scholars Academy is the place for you!
Click here for more information about positions available.


YMCA Camp Shand

We’re hiring summer staff for YMCA Camp Shand – our day an overnight youth camp in Cornwall, PA. Click here for information on Camp Shand employment and available positions.
Please contact Scott Mailen at smailen@lancasterymca.org with any questions regarding employment at YMCA Camp Shand.


YMCA Association Summer Day Camp (at YMCA Branches)

We are currently hiring for the following summer camp positions at all YMCA Branches. Qualified candidates for Summer Day Camp Aide, Assistant Group Supervisor (AGS) and Group Supervisor (GS) will be required to begin work the week of 5/29/17 through 8/25/17 for our City Center YMCA and YMCA at New Holland branches, and the week of 5/29/17 through 8/18/17 for our Lampeter-Strasburg branch. Hours will vary from 7 AM until 6 PM.

Required Certifications for all positions include: PA Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, and CPR/AED/First Aid Certification. When applying, be specific as to the position and branch you are applying for (City Center YMCA, Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA or YMCA at New Holland).


Assistant Group Supervisor (AGS)

Group Supervisor (GS)

Summer Camp Coordinator



YMCA Association

We are currently hiring for these positions at all three Lancaster Family YMCA branches. When applying, please be specific as to the position and branch you are applying for (City Center YMCA, Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA, YMCA at New Holland, or any combination of the three).




Group Exercise Instructors

Sports Instructors


City Center YMCA


Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor

Aquatics Fitness Instructors


Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA


Lifeguards – Outdoor Pool

Child Care Provider

Aquatics Fitness Instructors

Swim Lesson Instructors


YMCA at New Holland


Associate Executive Director

Aquatics Director


Floor Trainer/Personal Trainer

Aquatics Fitness Instructor

Swim Lesson Instructor