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Bonner Springs Family YMCA

We're here for you. The team at the Bonner Springs Family YMCA is ready to connect you with our many programs and services that focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

Be Part of Our Team

Our Y is always looking for talented associates to help us make our community stronger. Explore and apply for full- and part-time job opportunities available at the Bonner Springs Family YMCA.

Matt Eaves,
Executive Director

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Hometown: Western Kansas

Y Start Date: May 2004

Certifications: Fort Hays State University alumni

Hobbies: Outdoor activities including kayaking, hiking, fishing and traveling.

Favorite part of working at the Y: “My favorite parts are the community involvement and leadership, mission of our Y and development of others.”

Jordan Frost,
Member Experience Director

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Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Y Start Date: January 2023

Certifications: B.A. in Psychology and B.A. in Criminal Delinquency from the University of Kansas

Hobbies: Watching my kids perform in all their sports and activities. They are both very active and it is a joy to watch them compete. Our family loves the outdoors from hiking and camping to anything on the water or golf course. We also love to travel together. As well as cooking together especially creating charcuterie boards for all occasions. Lastly, I love watching college sports and cheering on my beloved Jayhawks!

Favorite part of working at the Y: "How it is not just a gym, but a community, a way to foster kids into being part of something bigger and how it allows one to build/develop long lasting relationships with the members and employees."

Chelsey (Journey) Jaskinia,
Program Director II

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Membership and Healthy Living

Hometown: Basehor, Kansas

Y Start Date: September 2009

Certifications: National Council of Strength and Fitness Personal Trainer, KU Alzheimer Study Trainer, ACE Group Ex Instructor, Certified Healthy Living Coach & Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach

Hobbies: “I enjoy spending time with my three beautiful children and my wonderful husband. We are all very active! We spend most of our time outside when we can. We love to play soccer, football and frisbee any chance we can get! On top of raising children, I also run a small but successful photography business as well. My weekends usually consist of soccer games and photoshoots!

Favorite part of working at the Y: “I love building and maintaining relationships with the members and employees. I’ve met some fascinating characters and some very humble people while working at the Y! I also really enjoy seeing a change for the better from my clients. I love to help people see and reach their full potential. Working for the Y can be very rewarding when you see the difference you can make."


Sabrah Parsons,
Aquatics Director

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Hometown: McPherson, Kansas

Y Start Date: I have been with the YMCA of Greater Kansas City for over 12 years and with other Y associations since 1996.

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time on my hammock, reading and baking with my husband and three children.

Favorite part of working at the Y: “I enjoy being a lifeguard, an instructor for the lifeguards and an instructor for lifeguard instructors. Teaching swimming lessons and the instructors for them brings me great joy. I love being a part of our community and helping others find joy in the water.”

Brandie Wilson

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Hometown: Spring Hill, Kansas

Y Start Date: January 2023

Hobbies: I enjoy staying fit with my roommate by playing tennis, lifting weights and swimming. I love music and like to spend my time learning how to play the ukulele.

Favorite part of working at the Y: I love getting to spend time in the water and help others love the water through teaching swimming lessons and working with lifeguards on their skills. I also enjoy working together with staff to build a welcoming and friendly environment. Getting to know people, hearing their stories and helping them reach their goals is very encouraging and makes me excited to come to work.