Careers

Learn, Grow, and Thrive With A Career At The Y

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse back­grounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Jobs

At the YMCA of NWNC, we offer engaging full- and part-time positions in membership, wellness, aquatics, sports, teens, child care, and other programs as well as operational support areas. View our job openings to find an opportunity that matches your career goals, interests, skills and experience.  If you don’t see the right opportunity today, come back to visit this page on a regular basis. Job postings are updated frequently.

We are looking for employees with positive attitudes who are passionate about providing great service, building relationships, strengthening their communities, and supporting Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

The safety of our members and program participants, especially the children we serve, is of utmost importance. To that end, we take the following steps in our intensive screening of employees and volunteers:

  •   Detailed application forms
  •   Comprehensive interview process
  •   Reference checks
  •   Criminal records checks
  •   Drug testing (employees only)

Learn more about our commitment to providing a child safe environment.

Please note that the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina also participates in E-Verify.

If you have other questions, please feel free to contact Dan Clowers in our Human Resources Department by clicking on his name to send an email or by calling 336-777-6237.

Click here for Open Positions!

Benefits

Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, dependent care assistance, Employee Assistance Program, membership and program benefits, paid time off, and generous retirement benefits.

Benefits for part-time employees vary based on number of hours worked, and may include one or more of the following: child care assistance, membership and program benefits, and generous retirement benefits.

Internships

Our commitment to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility extends to the development of work skills and job training for current college and graduate students in a safe, fun, and exciting environment. Paid and unpaid internships are offered in the areas of Health and Wellness, Sports and Recreation, Education and Child Care, Camping and Environmental Education, and Centralized Support Functions (Finance/ Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology).  For more information, email our Director of Staff Training and Leadership Development, Ed Barron. Click here to download the Internship Application and Internship Summary.

Join Us

The Y has a wide variety of career options depending on your individual goals.  There is always room for advancement.  We invite you to join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.

Learn more about a career with the YMCA.

Pre-Employment Paperwork

Welcome to the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina!  We look forward to working with you.  There are several forms you will need to complete prior to, or during, your first day of work with us.

When you report for work, you will be asked to complete an I-9 form and present identification documents to verify your eligibility to work in the United States. View a list of acceptable documents.
YMCA of NWNC Employee Handbook (for reference – no need to print)
Employee Handbook Amendment 4.15.15