Employment

You will be notified by the hiring supervisor if an interview is requested.

Applications may be obtained at either YMCA facility or can be downloaded by clicking here.

Our current openings are as follows:

  • Lifeguard: $9.55/hr –Opening shift and Daytime shifts begin at $8.30+/hr. Must be at least 16 years of age. Prefer candidates possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and have at least one year experience. Will train qualified candidates. Applications can be obtained online or at any YMCA facility. For more information, please contact 761-9007.
  • Assistant Swim Team Coach: 10-20 hours per week, Prior swim instruction or coaching is desired with knowledge of swim strokes, techniques and a love for swimming and kids. Certifications in CPR/AED/AED, as well as YMCA Swim Coach and USA Swimming is preferred, training provided for the selected candidate. Contact Ronnie Phelps, 761-9007, rphelps@jcymca.org.
  • Group Exercise Instructor: Under the direction of the Group Exercise Coordinator, he/she will assist in delivering quality fitness programs for all YMCA members. He/she must possess or earn the following certifications within 6 months of hire: Principles of YMCA Health and Fitness and YMCA Exercise Instructor or an equivalent certification. If individual is not currently certified, he/she must have accumulated 25 hours of practical experience as a class participant or a volunteer fitness assistant prior to certification. Must be able to motivate and have good communication skills.
  • Child Development Center Lead Teacher must be at least 18 years of age.  S/he must be reliable, sensitive, mature and motivated to work with children and adults.  High school diploma/GED required.  Current physical and TB test is required upon hire. Must clear a criminal background check.  Please call 635-6665 for more information, or complete an application.
  • Y-Care Before and After School: Must be 18 years old. Great part-time opportunity for college students. Includes a YMCA membership. For more information, call 761-0716.
  • Nursery/Kids Center: Must be 16 years old and able to work evenings until 8 p.m. Weekend hours available too. Great job for high school students. Includes a YMCA membership.
  • Certified Personal Trainer:  Looking for certified personal trainers.  Must have a personal trainer certification and CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred. Call 761-3225 for more information.
  • Fitness Center Staff: Looking for qualified persons who can accomplish all necessary duties to direct membership services in the fitness center, including but not limited to customer service and safety of members, and organization and cleanliness of centers.  CPR/AED/First Aid certification is preferred.
  • Aquatics: For information about jobs in the Aquatics Department, call Ronnie Phelps at 761-9007.

Please direct all applications and resumes to:

Office Manager
Jefferson City Area YMCA
PO Box 104176
Jefferson City, MO 65110

If you would like further information concerning these positions, please call (573) 761-9006.