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.

Summer Day Camp at YMCA Branches

We are currently hiring for the following camp positions at all 3 YMCA branches. Qualified candidates will be available to work the entire season and hours will vary from 7 AM-6 PM.

Summer Day Camp Aide
Assistant Group Supervisor (AGS)
Group Supervisor (GS)

Programs at New Holland and Lancaster City run from 6/11/18 through 8/24/18. Lampeter-Strasburg session runs from 6/4/18 through 8/17/18. 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 Learning Programs

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 this summer for the students who need them most?  Our Power Scholars Academy and Summer Learning Loss Prevention program are the places for you!  Work with us to teach, enrich, inspire, and transform children into scholars.

View a list of available positions for our Summer Learning Programs


YMCA Camp Shand

We are currently hiring for our 2018 Summer Season. Please visit our Camp Shand employment page for more details and available positions.


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).


Human Resources Director

Development Coordinator



Group Exercise Instructors

Sports Instructors


City Center YMCA


Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor

Aquatics Fitness Instructors


Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA


Lifeguards – Outdoor Pool

Aquatics Fitness Instructors

Swim Lesson Instructors


YMCA at New Holland


Aquatics Fitness Instructor

Swim Lesson Instructor