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Make a Lasting Difference

As the leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is looking for talented associates to help us make our community stronger. Opportunities range from executive to part-time hourly. All employees have the opportunity to learn and grow through training opportunities. To be considered for a Y position, an online application is required.

Living Our Cause
Diversity and Inclusion

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City strives to ensure access, inclusion and engagement for all to reach their personal potential in a welcoming and safe environment.


  • Exciting Atmosphere: As a Y associate, you can count on new and exciting challenges every day. With a variety of creative, educational and fun activities, you’ll see individuals grow, become healthier and reach their potential.
  • Variety of Opportunities: Y employment opportunities are available in youth development, administration, clerical, aquatics, healthy living and more.
  • Flexible Work Schedules: Schedules are flexible and meet the needs of those desiring full-time or part-time work. Our hours include morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts.
  • Great Benefits: Y associate benefits include Y membership, program fee discounts, health insurance, retirement based on your salary with no requirement for you to contribute,* professional training and competitive salaries.
  • Make a Difference: Help move people forward and build a stronger community through delivering the benefits of good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence and a sense of security to all who seek it.

* To be eligible for the retirement fund, associates must complete 1,000 hours of service during each of any two 12-month periods, beginning with your date of hire.

Hiring Events

Are you committed to making a difference in the lives of others? Check out our schedule for local hiring events!

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Healthy KC
Gold Certified

Healthy KC GOLD Certified

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City has received the Gold Level Healthy KC Workplace Wellness certification from The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Healthy KC Initiative.

The Certified Healthy KC Workplace designation recognizes our efforts to create a workplace focused on health and wellness, as well as creating a more inclusive and equitable environment to ensure employees’ mental health.

We’re proud to prioritize the safety and health of our team, joining more than 130 certified businesses across Greater Kansas City with this recognition.


The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran and committed to diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.