For some reason, people who work for the Y get “hooked.” Maybe it’s the cheerful atmosphere. Maybe it’s the opportunity to meet other people. Or, maybe it’s the chance to make a difference in your community. Whatever the reason, working for the Y is the most rewarding time you may ever have throughout your career. In fact, it just might end up being your career!


Current Openings

Central YMCA

Come join the YMCA team as a Lifeguard! The Central YMCA in downtown Youngstown has openings for lifeguards. A YMCA lifeguard monitors pool activities and ensures member safety. Lifeguards need to possess knowledge of rescue procedures and emergency medical procedures. To help prevent incidents, lifeguards must enforce all safety guidelines as outlined by the YMCA. To ensure safety, lifeguards must remain alert throughout an entire shift. To gain a YMCA lifeguard job, applicant must hold Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certifications. All YMCA lifeguards receive a free YMCA membership, schedule flexibility and free uniforms.

Click HERE to see upcoming Lifeguard Certification classes.

For more information, please contact Chris Hughes, Senior Aquatic Director, at 330-480-5655 or [email protected]

Yoga & Pilates Instructors

The Central YMCA is accepting applications for Yoga and Pilates Instructor positions. These positions supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Instruct group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that welcomes people of all skill and fitness levels. Effectively build community within the class. Modify class as needed to meet varied health, ability and cultural needs.

For more information, please contact Meri Fetkovich, Central YMCA Health & Wellness Director, at [email protected]

Davis Family YMCA
Lifeguards & Aquatic Instructors

The Davis Family YMCA is accepting applications for early morning and daytime lifeguard positions, as well as instructor positions for swim lessons and water aerobics classes.

  • Lifeguard applicants must be at least 16 years old and have current Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certifications.
  • Swim Instructor applicants must also be at least 16 years old, enthusiastic, and enjoy working with children.
  • Water Fitness Instructor applicants must be at least 18 years of age, enthusiastic, and able to lead a group of adults.

If you want a rewarding job, the Davis Family YMCA is the place to be!

Click HERE to see upcoming Lifeguard Certification classes.

For more information, please contact Chris Hughes, Davis Family YMCA Aquatic Director, at 330-480-5665 or [email protected]

Camp Fitch YMCA
Job Opportunities

Camp Fitch YMCA is looking for talented and ambitious people to fill a variety of positions and join our team. We have a full time Program Facilitator opening and tons of Summer Seasonal opportunities.

Click HERE to learn more about these openings and how to apply


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