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.


At the YMCA of NWNC, we offer engaging full- and part-time positions in membership, wellness, program, and operational support areas. View our job openings to find an opportunity that matches your career goals, interests, skills and experience. Send your completed application or resume directly to the contact person listed on the job posting(s). 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 obsessed with providing great service to our members, program participants & volunteers.  If you are up to the challenge, download our employment application and apply directly to the contact person listed on the job description that interests you. Please note that the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina 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 777-6237.

Open Positions

11/21/2014 – Before and After School Counselor Elementary School K-5th (Forsyth County) – Until Filled
11/21/2014 – Membership Specialist – Robinhood Road Family YMCA – Apply by 12/15/2014
11/20/2014 – Teen After-School Counselor – Kernersville Family YMCA - Apply by 12/10/2014
11/18/2014 – Lifeguard – Stokes Family YMCA – Apply by 12/19/2014
11/17/2014 – Welcome Center Attendant – Wilkes Family YMCA – Apply by 12/5/2014
11/17/2014 – Membership Specialist – Wilkes Family YMCA – Apply by 12/5/2014
11/07/2014 – Aquatics Coordinator – Stokes Family YMCA – Apply by 12/12/2014
11/07/2014 – Fitness Specialist – Kernersville Family YMCA – Apply by 11/20/2014
10/31/2014 – Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach – YMCA branches & employer locations – Apply by 11/30/2014
10/23/2014 – TYDE Swim Team Coach – Wilkes Family YMCA – Apply by 11/30/2014
10/23/2014 – TYDE Swim Team Coach – Statesville Family YMCA – Apply by 11/30/2014
10/09/2014 – Membership/Fitness Specialist –Innovation Quarter & Wells Fargo Express YMCA – Apply by 11/14/2014
10/01/2014 – Youth/ Teen Personal Trainer – Jerry Long Family YMCA – Apply by 11/30/2014
09/19/2014 – Before/After School Counselors – YMCA Childcare Services – Until Filled
07/31/2014 – Bus Drivers -YMCA Childcare Services – Until Filled



11/05/2014 – Juntos 21st Century Program Director – YMCA Childcare Services – Apply by 11/17/2014
11/03/2014 – Program Director, Multiple Programs – Yadkin Family YMCA - Apply by 11/18/2014
10/31/2014 – Resident Camp Associate Program Director – Apply by 11/21/2014
10/31/2014 – Associate Director of Conferences and Adventure Programs – Apply by 11/21/2014
10/31/2014 – Financial and Alumni Development Director – YMCA Camp Hanes – Apply by 11/21/2014
10/31/2014 – Outdoor Education & Day Camp Associate Program Director – YMCA Camp Hanes – Apply by 11/21/2014
10/28/2014 – Child Care Services Program Director – YMCA Child Care Services – Apply by 11/10/2014



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.


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)