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Work with a purpose.


Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference? Does helping your community and connecting with people fill your cup? Then, the Y is the right place for you. The YMCA is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Here at the Greater Philadelphia YMCA, we serve more than 160,000 members and 240,000 individuals a year- regardless of age, income, or background- to provide programs that improve the lives of children and teens, impact the nation’s overall health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

While our programs and facilities are always based on the unique needs and interests of our communities, every Y has one thing in common: our people. The volunteers, staff, members, and donors of the Y are all united by a deep commitment to strengthening our communities. Everyone is welcome at the Y- we are just waiting for you!


Opportunities for all.


We value diverse perspectives and experiences and encourage our staff to serve in positions that allow their individual skills and talents to shine.

At the Y, you’ll find opportunities to strengthen the community while growing a career in a variety of settings and locations. We frequently offer opportunities in a wide variety of fields such as Child Care, Aquatics, Community Development, Finance/Accounting, Fitness, Fundraising, Human Resources, Sports, Technology, Youth Leadership — and more!


Investing in You.


Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to strengthen communities and change lives, including your own. No matter what role you take on at the Y, you’ll show up each day with the satisfaction of knowing your contributions are helping to empower young people, improve health and well-being, and inspire action in your community. Working side by side with diverse leaders with different backgrounds, perspectives, and strengths, you’ll discover new ways to connect with your community, find your purpose, and fuel your passion every day!

Some benefits and perks of working at the Y can include flexible work schedules, a free family membership, discounted programming, participation in the Y Retirement Fund, health and wellness benefits, and opportunities for continuing education and professional training and development.

We work relentlessly to strengthen communities, starting with you. At the Y, we help you reach your full potential by offering development opportunities such as coaching, career-pathing, and training through our comprehensive leadership development and certification system.

The Greater Philadelphia YMCA is an equal opportunity employer. The Y considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable laws.