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Imagine being part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world—a place where your work positively-influences the lives of others, a place where you thrive in a values-based environment, a place where you are building a better future for yourself and your community.

When you choose to work for the Y, you choose:

  • A job that offers meaningful work in a fun, supportive environment
  • A position that suits your unique talents and interests
  • A career path to develop strong professional skills
  • A caring organization with opportunities for growth

YMCA employees can be involved in:

  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Association of Y Professionals (AYP)
  • International Leadership Institutes
  • National Conference and Events
  • Career Mentoring
  • Informal and Formal Networking
  • Access to Career YMCA Professionals

Employee Benefits

The Y values all employees and strives to attract and retain high-quality people through professional development opportunities and generous compensation programs.

Full-time employees receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental & Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • YMCA family membership and program activity discounts
  • Child Care discounts
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave
  • Professional development and training

Part-time employees receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • YMCA membership and program activity discounts
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Retirement plan
  • Job related training and certification in CPR, first aid and/or wellness programs

Training and Advancement Opportunities

The Y offers opportunities to expand and improve at every stage of your career, from entry-level orientation programs to executive development programs.

  • National Certification Program
  • Professional Development Series
  • Regional Training
  • eLearning
  • Executive Leadership
  • Scholarships
  • Trainer Certifications
  • National Learning Circles
  • Career Counseling
  • YMCA of the USA Resources
  • Internship Opportunities

YMCA Internship Opportunities

The YMCA Internship Program is designed to provide interns with opportunities to put theory into practice.  An internship is a major-related, professional work experience that is performed during the summer or an academic semester.  An internship provides an opportunity to assess, develop and enhance many key competencies needed in the professional workplace.

The Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA offers a wide variety of internship possibilities in various fields:

  • Health and Well-Being
  • Program Development
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.