We're Hiring Throughout the Metro
Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job—you'll enjoy work with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. You’ll find a range of part time roles at the Y, from Youth Leadership to Aquatics, Membership Engagement to Healthy Living, from Operations to Support. Opportunities are available for people at any stage of their career with a variety of backgrounds and life experiences.
Apply for an
Simply select an interview time and we'll reach out to discuss open positions. Interviews are virtual.
Attend a Hiring Event
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. All employees have the opportunity to learn and grow through training opportunities.
Our association currently has needs in the following areas across the metro:
- Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal
- Y Club - Site Supervisors, Learning Coaches and Youth Leaders
- Aquatics - Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Swim Coaches
- Head Start - Teachers and Teacher Assistants
- Center Operations - Group Exercise Instructors, Member Engagement Representatives, Building Monitors
- Personal Trainers
- Youth Sports Officials
To reserve your spot at an upcoming Y hiring event, simply click on the appropriate date below. You may also text for consideration to YJOBS to 92711:
Thursday, July 22 - 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rosehill Elementary School, 9801 Rosehill Rd, Lenexa, KS 66215.
Tuesday, August 10 - Time TBD - Blue Valley area.
Wednesday, August 11 - Time TBD at the Platte County Community Center North Y, 3101 Running Horse Rd, Platte City, MO 64079 or at the Platte County Community Center South Y, 8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152.
Discover Meaningful Work
Is your work as important and meaningful as you’d like? As a leading nonprofit, the Y strengthens communities by bridging the gaps in life, experienced by so many every day. Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day helps people in need in your community reach their fullest potential.
At the Y we positively impact the lives of people throughout greater Kansas City, from Atchison to Olathe, from Bonner Springs to North Kansas City, and communities in between.
In any role you are part of that impact, whether working behind the scenes providing support through departments such as People Services, Accounting and Finance, or providing programs and services to our communities in the Y centers and programs. Plus, you can grow personally and professionally within in our community-driven, nonprofit mission to be leaders for all in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Why Work at the Y?
You’re Part of Something Bigger
When you work at the Y, you’re part of a respected nonprofit organization with local impact that’s part of a national and international network started more than 175 years ago. The Y Movement is known for hiring good people who do great things.
Every day is something new
When you work at Y, every day is a new adventure. Personal satisfaction comes from the evolving needs to nurture the potential of youth and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide support to our neighbors.
Free Y membership
When you work for the Y, you’ll enjoy the perks of being a Y member including access to all 12 Y centers and discounts on programs, child care and summer day camp.
Jobs fit a variety of schedules
The Y has jobs that are ideal for students and non-students as well as the career-minded and professionals.
The best coworkers ever
At the Y, you’ll work among others who share a mission of creating a welcoming, safe, inclusive atmosphere for all ages in greater Kansas City. Plus it’s a great place to make new lifelong friends that share a desire to make our community a better place.
Additionally, Y benefits include availability of health insurance, ability to establish a retirement plan based on your salary with no requirement for you to contribute,* training, professional development and competitive pay.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran and committed to diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.