Work Your Passion

The YMCA of Greater Dayton is always looking for supportive and reliable individuals who want to make an impact in the lives of our members and children. At the Y, we take individual and collective action to strengthen our community through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. To read more about our mission go here.

On Your Own Time

At various times of the year we have full-time, part-time and seasonal positions available in the following departments. Remember, our needs change so please revisit our current openings regularly to see what positions are available. To view a list of our current openings, click here.


Camp Kitchen
Day Camp
Health & Wellness
Outdoor Education
Residential Camp
School Age
Swim Team
Teen Programming

Enjoy the Benefits

Believing that people deserve the best, YMCAs offer competitive wage and benefit package:

  • Health & dental insurance
  • Disability & life insurance
  • Funded retirement plan
  • Flexible Hours (including evenings and weekends off for some positions)
  • Free YMCA membership & wellness support
  • Discounted program fees childcare
  • Paid time off & holidays
  • A sense of accomplishment & pride in helping others
  • Career growth through training opportunities
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the YMCA of Greater Dayton an equal opportunities employer

People Who Care

The YMCA of Greater Dayton is an equal opportunities employer. Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.

We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become.

We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality.

We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world.

We are nurturing: we support 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.

Review our open positions to see how you can become a part of an
awesome team at the YMCA. We have some amazing jobs waiting for you!

How long does it take to get an interview after you apply at YMCA?

Our hiring managers work diligently to reach out to applicants in a reasonable amount of time. Our goal is 10 days from point of application to point of hire.

How do I apply for a job at YMCA?

View our open positions where you can find all of our posted openings, browse by category, search by keyword, or even sign up for job alerts if there is a specific position you are looking for.

Are there minimum age requirements for specific roles at YMCA?

Some positions do have minimum age requirements. For example, a lifeguard must be a minimum of 15 years of age. All minimum age requirements are listed on the job descriptions.

How long does it take to receive a confirmation email after applying for a job online

Confirmation emails are sent immediately after the application has been successfully submitted.

Does the Y offer part time and full time positions?

​​​​​​Yes, part-time and full-time positions can vary by location.

Can I reapply if I am not offered an interview/ position?

​​​​​​Yes! You can reapply for the same position at another location or for a different position. There is no waiting period to reapply.

I don't live in Dayton, how will my interview work?

​​​​​Our hiring team conducts phone screens as the first step in the interview process. We also periodically hold virtual hiring events to offer alternative interview options to candidates who may not live in the Dayton area.

How do I stay in touch with the YMCA regarding job opportunities and upcoming events?

You can sign up for job alerts if there is a specific position you are looking for. As well as get our Mobile App or follow us on social media for all related YMCA news!

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Health and Wellness