Employment Opportunities

Learn, Grow & 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.

So, join us, we could use someone like you!


  • FREE Personal YMCA Membership
    • Part-time staff have the option to upgrade to Household Membership for $20 a month.
    • Full-time staff get a FREE Household Membership.
  • 50% off qualifying YMCA programs and services for you and your household.
  • Flexible schedules
  • Gain valuabel experience in customer service, problem solving, and people skills.
  • Paid trainings/certifications (CPR, First Aid, Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, YMCA Leadership).
  • Connect and make a difference with your community.
  • Build lasting relationships with members and staff.
  • 9% Employer Retirement Match after qualifying.
  • WeeFold Child Care, End Zone School Age Care, and Summer Camp Wannago Day Camp Discounts
    • Full-time Employees - 50%
    • Part-Time Employees - 20%
Job Application Form:
Job openings and descriptions:

Lifeguard  (Lifeguard Job Description)
Swim Instructor

Date Position Available: Accepting applications ongoing and will provide training to become a Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor.  Part time employee benefits and full YMCA membership included.
Hours of Work: Various shifts from morning to evenings, weekdays and weekends
Contact Person: Aquatics Director Beth Mattson

Apply by filling out an employment application in person at the Itasca County Family YMCA or contact Beth Mattson.  Applications can be printed off from the red Employment button above or by stopping at the YMCA Membership Desk.