YMCA Job Opportunities

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of children, adults, teens and seniors in western North Carolina?

Come work with the YMCA! We’re looking for talented, energetic individuals who are committed to excellence in serving our members and our community. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place.

Check out these opportunities:

Membership Representatives

member welcome desk

Are you eager to help others get stronger and build connections? Are you a responsible, reliable person who's experienced in customer service and problem-solving? Our Membership team has part-time and full-time openings with flexible hours at several convenient locations for ages 18+. Come grow your career, or start your second act at the Y!

Asheville

Hendersonville

Marion

South Asheville

 

ㅤㅤㅤLifeguards ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

lifeguard

Born leaders are always on the lookout for others. Lifeguarding is the ultimate responsibility – you’ll keep people safe in the water in a fun environment. Not certified? No worries, we’ll train you on the job! Ages 15+. Work through the summer and earn a $500 bonus. Apply now for positions in Downtown AshevilleSouth AshevilleBlack MountainMarionHendersonville.

Black Mountain

Downtown Asheville

Hendersonville

Marion

South Asheville

 

 

 

 

Childcare Attendantsㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

emergency childcare

Have babysitting experience? Love to nurture kids? Our youth attendants take care of babies, toddlers, and small children while their parents are working out at the Y. It’s the perfect job for someone with a nurturing personality who wants to have a positive impact on kids. Ages 16+. Apply now to work in our Youth Development Centers.

Black Mountain

Candler

Downtown Asheville

Hendersonville

Marion

South Asheville

Woodfin

Youth Counselors

Camp counselors

Get paid to have fun outdoors this summer while helping kids learn, grow, and thrive. Work in a safe, healthy environment that invites exploration, promotes positive play, and values inclusion. Learn to manage groups, solve problems, and resolve conflict while planning enrichment activities. Apply now for jobs in Buncombe County.

Buncombe County

Marion | McDowell County

Wellness Coaches

wellness coach

Are you a certified personal trainer or health coach looking for the right place to make difference. Be a part of the Y mission using your skills to create wellness strategies to help members with their health goals.  You will provide direction, monitor and evaluate progress helping members create healthier habits. Apply now to work in our Wellness Centers.

Black Mountain

Hendersonville

Marion

South Asheville

 

More YMCA Job Opportunities

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Local YMCA jobs include roles in fitness, group exercise, aquatics/swimming, community health, sports, childcare, administration, membership, and property management. Positions are available in Buncombe, Henderson, and McDowell counties. Jobs are often available at our corporate office for accounting, customer service, human resources, administrative, marketing, and fundraising professionals. Check out all of our current openings.

All job openings

The YMCA culture

The YMCA of Western North Carolina’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We interpret our Christian principles through our core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

We bring our mission and core values to life through our culture. We are welcoming: by being open to all. We are genuine: by valuing you and embracing your individuality. We are hopeful: by believing in you and your potential. We are nurturing: by supporting you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: Above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Benefits for part-time staff include:

  • Free individual membership to all YMCA of WNC locations
  • Discounted membership for household members
  • Discounted program fees (swim lessons, youth sports, summer camp and more)
  • Start a 403(b) smart savings account on day one of employment (optional) and begin eligibility for YMCA retirement plan
  • Professional development opportunities through local and Y-USA trainings

Benefits for full-time staff include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Group life insurance and long-term disability paid by the Y; short-term disability, term life insurance and dependent life insurance available for purchase
  • Cancer care insurance
  • Accident, critical illness, and whole life insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • Start a 403(b) smart savings account on day one of employment (optional) and begin eligibility for YMCA retirement plan
  • Retirement plan with current employer contribution of 12% of salary (subject to minimum requirements)
  • Free household membership to all YMCA of WNC locations
  • Discounts on programs such as swim lessons, youth sports, summer camp and more
  • Professional development opportunities through local and Y-USA trainings

Equal Opportunity Employer

The YMCA of Western North Carolina does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, faith, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.