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:

SAAC (School Age Child Care)/Summer Camp Coordinator   

The incumbent is responsible for providing high quality child care to the children in the YMCA After School Child Care Program, Extended Day Programs in the School District of Lancaster and during the summer months the children in the summer Camp Program.   Will be responsible to meet and greet parents each day when they arrive and facilitate relationship building opportunities between program families and the YMCA.  Will administer communication and feedback systems to achieve measurable improvement in meeting customer needs and expectations as well as maintain communication with parents of current and prospective SACC students, through direct conversation, newsletters, calendars and develop outreach communications.  Will be responsible to track past due balances and ensures that outstanding balances are collected within 30 days. Will be required to comply with state and local regulations, Y policies and procedures, as they relate to the Department.  Will be required to recruit, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate staff as necessary to achieve constant growth financially and programmatically.  The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday with flexibility to work hours needed to cover programs.  Required BS in Education or Human Services OR AA in Education or Human Services.  Minimum 1 year of experience working with children.  This is a full-time, hourly 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.

Child Care Center

Assistant Group Supervisor/Acting as a Teaching Assistant 

This position will be responsible to lead the group when the Group Supervisor or Director is not present and to provide high quality childcare to the children in the YMCA Child Care Program.  Will assist in the implementation of daily activities under the guidance of the Group Supervisor or Director.  Will be responsible to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the participants at all times.  This includes abiding by all YMCA safety policies and regulations including Child Abuse Prevention standards, completing incident/accident reports, sign in/sign out procedures and taking attendance in a consistent manner each day.  Will be required to meet and greet parents and children each day when they arrive to create a working relationship with parents for the purpose of best serving their children.   Will demonstrate the YMCA Core Values at all times and incorporate them into the day’s activities.  Will need to communicate child and or parent concerns and supply needs to Group Supervisor in a timely matter.  Must have dependable transportation, able to life over 30 lbs., lead activities in a gymnasium as well as in a classroom, and able to walk to nearby facilities for program activities.  Minimum of a high school diploma or GED plus documented 2,500 hours experience working with children.  Will need to obtain clearances as required.  Must be flexible to work Monday  – Friday from 6:00 a.m. to  6:00 p.m., averaging 20 to 28 hours per week. This is a hourly, part-time position.

City Center YMCA

Part-time:

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:

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.