YMCA of Greater Erie

For over 150 years, the YMCA of Greater Erie has been committed to strengthening our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving our nation’s health and well-being, and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables our youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

Our greatest source of energy is our staff

The same core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility that provide a positive experience for our members, translate into an empowering and rewarding career for our 20,000 employees in 10,000 communities across the country. When you work for the Y, you’re not just a staff member, you’re part of a cause. The YMCA fosters a fun, safe and caring environment built upon teamwork, staff development and community.

Imagine being a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world, where your work positively influences the lives of others, apply your experience, knowledge, creativity and energy, and build your career while discovering new talents. Create a better future for yourself and your neighbors by working at the YMCA.

Join us, and help make a difference

If you’d like to experience first-hand how we empower our 35,000 members to be more healthy and connected every day, contact us at (814) 452-1432 ext. 277 for more information about employment with the YMCA of Greater Erie.

Download an employment application.


Current Job Openings

Building Trades Profession

Looking for work in the building trades profession?  The Y can help.  If you are minority and would like a profession  as a bricklayer, carpenter, cement mason, electrician, glazier, iron worker, laborers, operating engineer, painters, plumbers & steamfitters, roofers or sheet metal workers, then contact Serge Augustin at 814-314-9891 or email saugustin@ymcaerie.org for more information.  Our program includes free training and job placement as well as sustainable wages.

Lifeguards/Aquatic Instruction

The Y is seeking certified lifeguards to fill daytime and evening hours.  If you have additional aquatic experience, you may consider applying for open aquatic instruction for youth and adults. We are currently  hiring for indoor and outdoor pools.

Eastside Y Email eirwin@ymcaerie.org for more information.

Glenwood Y Email kaustin@ymcaerie.org for more information.

Downtown Y Email mmoss@ymcaerie.org for more information.

Camp Sherwin Email tcrawford@ymcaerie.org for more information.

Head Lifeguard at Glenwood Park YMCA

The Glenwood Park Y is seeking a Head Lifeguard.  Resumes accepted through April 10.  Email kaustin@ymcaerie.org  for more information.  Downtown position description here.

Head Swim Instructor at Glenwood Park YMCA

The Glenwood Park Y is seeking a Head Swim Instructor.  Resumes accepted through April 10.  Email kaustin@ymcaerie.org for more information. Download position description here.

School-Age Enrichment Program Director, County YMCA

The County YMCA in Edinboro is seeking a program director for their School-Age Enrichment program. Applications are accepted until April 3.  Download a position description.

Assistant Group Supervisor, School-Age Enrichment Program

The Eastside Family Y and our program site at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Lawrence Park are hiring an Assistant Group Supervisor for the School-Age Enrichment program. Candidate is responsible for school-age children and the implementation of appropriate activities in a child care setting.  Candidate has strong communication skills, is adaptable to a variety of circumstances and is organized.  Previous experience working with school-age children a plus.  Click here for a position description.  Interested candidates should send resume to jcadden@ymcaerie.org