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.

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Current Job Openings

Open Job Interviews

Bring your talents and energy to the YMCA of Greater Erie team. If you enjoy a fast paced environment, working with people and making a difference – a position in the Y might be for you.  The Y has great part-time, flexible positions open right now.  We are hosting two open job interview sessions to hire staff for many seasonal and non-seasonal positions.  Open positions include: Building Supervisors, Lifeguards, Summer Meals for Kids Staff, Summer Camp Counselors, Swim Instructors, Water Fitness Instructors, Youth Recreation Staff and Youth Sports Assistants.  Sessions held at the Eastside Family Y, 2101 Nagle Road, Monday, May 18-4-6 p.m. and the Glenwood Park Y, 3727 Cherry Street, Tuesday, May 26, 5-7 p.m.  If applying for an aquatics position, please bring copies of certifications and a bathing suit.  Not certified, but interested – still attend and we can enroll you in a certification course.

Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Specialist

The YMCA of Greater Erie has an immediate opening for an Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Specialist. Provide technical assistance, training, and resource incentives to YMCA designated Early Head Start classrooms, families, and community stakeholders to increase quality of care. This position will implement the Early Head Start Standards through YMCA of Greater Erie infant toddler classrooms to promote healthy child development.  Resumes accepted through May 18, 2015.  Download a position description here.

Early Head Start Program Accountant

This position will maintain financial records of Head Start Early Learning Partnership grant in accordance with Federal and State regulations and ensure fiscal integrity and compliance with grant audit requirements through the implementation of sound internal controls and adherence with fiscal policies and procedures, along with providing grant budget documents, general ledger reconciliation, preparing journal and batch entries and financial reports for presentation.  Resumes accepted through June 1, 2015.  Download a position description here.  Email resume to dstearns@ymcaerie.org

 

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.

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

Assistant Group Supervisor, School-Age Enrichment Program

The YMCA’s School-Age Enrichment Program at Summit United Methodist Church is hiring an Assistant Group Supervisor.  Candidate is responsible for school-age children and 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 work experience with school-age children a plus.  Click here for a position description. Interested candidates should send resume to cochalek@ymcaerie.org