Employment Opportunities

The Lancaster Family YMCA has a wide range of employment opportunities. Current position openings are listed below. Interested candidates should download our Employment Application and return the completed form to our Welcome Desk or email completed application form to hrdirector@lancasterymca.org.

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

YMCA Association

Full-time:

Facilities  Coordinator – Lampeter-Strasburg and New Holland branches

Full-Time Facilities Coordinator will be responsible for the mechanical and physical appearance as well as the presentation of the YMCA facilities.  Under the guidance and direction of the Facilities Director this position will oversee the general maintenance of Y Branches to include completing and coordinating basic and preventative maintenance tasks, providing recommendations for major repairs, and overseeing the contract work for facilities.  This position also manages the custodial staff to include hiring, performance/counseling, scheduling, etc. Will be responsible for ensuring all custodial shifts are covered and duties completed on a daily basis.  This may include assisting in daily cleaning tasks, completing facility walk through, reviewing cleaning checklists and communicating with staff on a continual basis.

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required.  2-3 years of experience working with diverse maintenance tasks,  a working knowledge of HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems, carpentry and other maintenance-related areas required.  Must be able to work with equipment such as; floor scrubber, industrial washer and dryer, pressure washer, shop vac, backpack vacuum, industrial vacuum, carpet shampooer, hedge trimmers, snow blower, leaf blower, propane powered buffer, burnisher, etc.   Must be efficient in computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office.   Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.

The Facilities Coordinator will be regularly scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and expected to have a flexible schedule beyond these hours in order to be on-call for staff needs and emergencies as needed.  This is an hourly, full-time position.

Part-time:

YMCA Extended Day Program – Enrichment Instructor

(Openings for Wickersham, Price & Ross Elementary Schools)

This position will be responsible for the direct supervision of students enrolled in the Wickersham, Ross & Price Elementary School Extended Day Programs managed by the YMCA.  Will be required to implement and deliver program components of the YMCA 4 Core Values; caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.  Under the direction of the SACC (School Age Child Care Coordinator) this position will implement after school programs and provides instructions to students enrolled in the Program, will communicate with school personnel on program activities and prepare tentative syllabus for Enrichment Club.  Will manage documentation of student’s goal(s), attendance records and reports as needed for the Program.  Will be required to  inform Program Assistant of any needs and/or concerns relating to the program and work collaboratively to prepare planned activities and ensure proper coverage for classes when absent.  Communication with parents, teachers and others will be required to provide information on program activities, student progress or related concerns.  Will also be responsible to maintain, clean and organize the classroom in which the program is being held.  Minimum of High school diploma is required with over 1 year of experience performing similar work with school age children.  Experience as an instructional aide or a paraprofessional in an educational setting helpful.  This is a part-time, hourly position.

YMCA Extended Day Program – Enrichment Assistant

(Openings for Wickersham, Price & Ross Elementary Schools)

This position will be responsible to lead Enrichment Instructors working with the students enrolled in the Ross Elementary School Extended Day Program managed by the YMCA.  Will be required to implement and deliver program components of the YMCA 4 Core Values; caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. This position will assist in the implementation of after school programs and provide assistance to the Instructors who are working with students enrolled in the Program along with communicating to school personnel on program activities.  Will oversee the documentation of student’s goal(s), attendance records and reports as needed for the Program.  Will be required to  inform Supervisor of any needs and/or concerns relating to the Program and work collaboratively to prepare planned activities and ensure proper coverage for classes when absent.  Communication with parents, teachers and others will be required to provide information on program activities, student progress or related concerns.  Will also oversee that classrooms are clean and organized for programs being held.   Minimum of High school diploma is required with over 1 year of experience performing similar work with school age children.  Previous supervisory and/or lead experience required. Experience as an instructional aide or a paraprofessional in an educational setting helpful.  This is a part-time, hourly position.

City Center YMCA

Part-time:

Child Care Provider

The qualified candidate will provide high quality childcare to the children in the YMCA Child Watch Program at our City Center Y. Must have the ability to communicate in a clear, positive manner to the children, parents, staff and members. This position will assist and lead educational and fun activities during the work shift along with providing consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the children at all times. Will demonstrate the YMCA core values at all times by incorporating them into the day’s activities. This position will be required to attend required training and monthly staff meetings. Must be able to physically lift over 30 lbs. and be able to lead activities in a gymnasium as well as in a classroom.  Must be able to work various shifts as needed to include: Monday – 5:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday – 3:30 to 8:00 PM, Saturday – 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM and occasional Sundays – 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  This position will average approximately 15 hours/week.   1 year experience working with children required.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Custodian

We are looking for an energetic individual to fill our current open position of Custodian at our City Y Branch.  The qualified candidate will be required to complete all duties listed on a daily schedule along with maintaining the upkeep of assigned areas and equipment to include:  dusting, floor care, bathroom cleaning, painting, vacuuming, laundry, sanitizing, trash removal, window washing and other custodial tasks as needed.  May be required to operate motorized equipment and set-up and/or tear down furniture for events/meetings.  This position requires working with paint, cleaning solvents and chemical compounds and conditions that may create dust and dirt along with the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.  Previous cleaning or custodial experience required.  Selected candidate must be available to be scheduled Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Group Exercise Instructors

We are currently recruiting for instructors to sub teach Group Exercise classes.  This position will have the opportunity to substitute regular classes at the YMCA as well as the possibility to instruct regularly scheduled YMCA classes.  Qualified candidates will be responsible for the planning, teaching, instructing and retention of their group class.  Availability to sub during scheduled classes needed.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Body Pump Class Instructors

Currently hiring Instructors to teach Body Pump Classes on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays during the mid morning hours, averaging 1-3 hours per week. Instructor must be Body Pump Instructor certified and have previous experience teaching group exercise classes.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Tai Chi Instructors

Currently hiring instructors to teach Tai Chi classes on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays during the mid morning hours averaging 1-3 hours per week.  Instructor must be Tai Chi Instructor certified and have previous experience teaching group exercise classes.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Lifeguards/Aquatics Class Instructors

Certified lifeguards needed to work year-round at our City Branch indoor pool. Qualified candidates must have current lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. 1-2 years of guarding experience is preferred. We are especially looking for availability to work the following shifts: 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and/or 12:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We also have various hours available for Aquatics Class Instructors who are WSI/YSI certified. This is an hourly, part-time position.

Swim Lesson Instructor

We are looking to hire Swim Lesson Instructors who will be able to work year around at the City Center Y.  WSI/YSI certified or comparable experience required for this position.  Preferred experience teaching preschool and/or school age group swim lessons but willing to train.  Various work hours are available to teach Monday through Friday, days/evenings and Saturdays.  This is a hourly, part-time position.

Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

Part-Time:

Welcome Desk Associate

We are looking for friendly, responsible individuals to work as Welcome Desk Associates.  This is a fast-paced customer service position that will operate as receptionist and greeter, along with being a central resource for YMCA members and visitors.  Will be responsible to sign in all guests and check identification for validity.  The position will also field phone calls, direct tour prospects, handle all inquiries and promote YMCA programs and events.  The Welcome Desk Associate will collect and record payments for all YMCA programs and activities.  Will be required to schedule appointments/sessions for members as needed along with performing administrative tasks.  This position may involve opening and/or closing the YMCA facility. Qualified candidates must possess the availability to work the following weekend shifts: Saturdays, 1:00 PM– 6:00 PM, and Sundays, 9:45 AM to 1:00 PM or 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Previous customer service or applicable experience helpful.  Basic computer skills are required.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Lifeguards

We are now hiring certified lifeguards to work year-round.  Qualified candidates must have current Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. 1-2 years of guarding experience is preferred. Various shifts/hours are available Monday through Sunday, averaging 10 to 20 hours/wk.   This is an hourly, part-time position.

Swim Lesson Instructors

WSI/YSI certified or comparable experience required for this position. Preferred experience teaching preschool and/or school age group swim lessons but willing to train. We are looking for individuals with flexibility to work any of the following shifts: Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays from 3-8 PM, Saturdays from 8 AM to 12 noon. This is a part-time, hourly position.

YMCA at New Holland

Part-time:

Water Aerobics Instructor  

We are currently recruiting individuals who are experienced instructors to teach our Aqua Flow Class (Yoga/Pilates based) and sub as needed.  This class is conducted on Fridays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM.  The qualified candidate will possess experience in leading an exercise group in aquatics or related area.  Aquatic Fitness and/or Water Aerobic Certification preferred.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Lifeguards

Certified lifeguards needed to work year-round at the New Holland indoor pool. Qualified candidates must have current lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. 1-2 years of guarding experience is preferred. We are especially looking for applicants who have the availability to work any of the following shifts:  Weeknights – 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. or 5:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Weekends – Saturdays 6:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sundays 11:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This position would average approximately 15 to 20 hours per week.  This is a hourly, part-time position.

Swim Lesson Instructor

We are looking to hire Swim Lesson Instructors who will be able to work year around.  WSI/YSI certified, YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification or comparable experience required for this position.  Preferred experience teaching preschool and/or school age group swim lessons to all levels/abilities, but willing to train.  We are especially looking for applicants who have the availability to work any of the following shifts (some for private lessons):  Mornings – Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Saturdays 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Evenings – Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.    private lessons.  This is a hourly, part-time position.

Group Exercise Instructors

We are currently recruiting for instructors to sub teach Group Exercise classes.  This position will have the opportunity to substitute regular classes at the YMCA as well as the possibility to instruct regularly scheduled YMCA classes.  Qualified candidates will be responsible for the planning, teaching, instructing and retention of their group class.  Availability to sub during scheduled classes needed.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Facilities – Night Custodians     

We are looking for energetic individuals to fill our open positions of Night Custodians. The qualified candidate will be required to complete all duties listed on a daily schedule along with maintaining the upkeep of assigned areas and equipment to include:  dusting, floor care, bathroom cleaning, painting, vacuuming, laundry, sanitizing, trash removal, window washing and other custodial tasks as needed.  May be required to operate motorized equipment and set-up and/or tear down furniture for events/meetings.  This position requires working with paint, cleaning solvents and chemical compounds and conditions that may create dust and dirt along with the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.  Previous cleaning or custodial experience required.  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Must be available to work a rotation of the following hours:  Monday through Thursday – 8 PM to Midnight, Friday – 7 to 11 PM, Saturday – 5-9 PM; Sunday – 4-8 PM

Aquatic Fitness Instructors

Part-time and/or substitute instructors are needed to instruct water fitness for day and/or evening classes. Must have current First Aid, CPR, AED and Group Exercise Instructor certifications. 1-2 years experience is preferred.  Substitute instructors are also needed. This is an hourly, part-time position.