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
Central YMCA
Head Swim Team Coach

The YMCA of Youngstown is seeking a successful and proven Head Swim Team Coach. Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, this individual is responsible for the management of the swim team in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the YMCA of the USA, USA Swimming and the YMCA of Youngstown. The person filling this position needs to possess knowledge of competitive swimming and be able to utilize various instructional techniques based on age and ability. This individual is expected to form positive relationships, mentor as appropriate and effectively communicate with coaching staff, swim team members, parents and the YMCA of Youngstown community in general. The successful candidate must have a vision for growth and be willing to work within the Aquatics Department and community to maintain and grow an established competitive swim program.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Mike Shaffer,Central YMCA Executive Director, at by August 31.

Click HERE to see detailed information on the Position and Qualifications


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

Yoga & Pilates Instructors

Now Hiring for Our NEW Fitness Studio!
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

Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Now Hiring For Summer!
The Davis Family YMCA is accepting applications for summer Lifeguard and Swim Instructor positions.

  • 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.

Our summer season runs May 27-September 4, 2017, although there are often opportunities to work year-round. If you want a rewarding job this summer, the Davis Family YMCA is the place to be!

Click HERE to see upcoming Lifeguard Certification classes.

Employment Applications will be accepted through April 1.

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

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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