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.

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


YMCA Association Summer Day Camp

We are currently hiring for the following camp positions at all three 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 May 31, 2016 through August 26, 2016 and hours will vary from 7 AM until 6 PM.  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):

Summer Day Camp Aide

Summer Day Camp Assistant Group Supervisor (AGS)

Summer Day Camp Group Supervisor (GS)


YMCA Camp Shand

Please visit our Camp Shand Employment page to learn about available positions for our 2016 summer season.


Child Care Center


Assistant Group Supervisor

Assistant Group Supervisor (AGS) for SACC (School Age Child Care)


City Center YMCA


Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor


Weekend Custodian

Aquatics Fitness Instructor


Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA


Swim Lesson Instructors

Lifeguards – Outdoor Pool

Head Lifeguards – Outdoor Pool

Concessions/Check-in Associate – Outdoor Pool


YMCA at New Holland


Aquatics Fitness Instructor

Swim Lesson Instructor

Evening Custodian