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Learn, Grow, and Thrive with a career at the Y!

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse back­grounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

 

All YMCA staff and volunteers must complete a background screening. Know your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The YMCA is a Drug-Free Work Place.  Our program includes pre-employment, random, post-accident, and "for cause" testing.

 

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

 

The Y provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or make-up, or any other protected category enumerated by applicable local ordinance, state law, or federal law.

WE INVEST IN YOU!

The YMCA of Southwest Florida is dedicated to helping our team members reach their personal and professional goals and feel valued in the work they do.

Full-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous and flexible paid time off and holidays
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for yourself and dependents
  • Long term disability, basic life insurance and other voluntary benefits
  • 12% paid retirement after meeting eligibility requirements
  • 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Free YMCA family membership and discounted program fees
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Rewarding work/life balance
  • Opportunities for advancement

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Part-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 12% paid retirement after meeting eligibility requirements
  • 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Free YMCA individual membership and discounted program fees
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Our Cause

At the Y, strengthening the community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are more than a place. We’re a purpose.

Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to:

  • Strengthen communities and change lives
  • Empower youth, improve health and well-being
  • Inspire action in your community
  • Work with diverse leaders
  • Find your purpose

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We believe in the power of human potential and are committed to the professional growth and development of our team. Together, we support progress by focusing on learning, career coaching and continuous improvement. This helps our team members reach their professional goals and feel valued. We also provide Employee Resource Groups, which provide a space for people to network, mentor one another, participate in personal and professional development and more—all while building meaningful connections. In addition, the a professional development plan with the Y includes:

  • Robust Leadership Development and Certification program for all stages of a career rooted in the Y-USA’s Cause Driven Leadership® Competency Model
  • Immediate access to tools, resources, subject matter experts and mentors and from over 10,000 communities with YMCAs across the country (called the Y Movement) to help you reach your potential in your role or program.