Posted 26/04/2019 4:10:19 PM by Oliver Lam

Have you ever considered working at the YMCA? If not, here’s some food for thought on what a YMCA career might mean for you and your professional future.

Community impact

The YMCA’s mission of strengthening the foundation of community is integrated into every program and service that our association offers. So, if you’re searching for a role that impacts its customers today, tomorrow and well into the future, a YMCA career might just be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.  

Professional development opportunities

Not only does working at the YMCA benefit the people and communities it serves, it also means that our staff members have the opportunity to learn and grow. Ensuring employees’ learning goals are supported and that they are acquiring valuable skills and knowledge is a huge priority for the Y. As a training organization, the Y invests in staff in a number of ways, including professional development workshops, mentoring and assisting employees in acquiring the credentials and qualifications they need to succeed in their respective positions and take on even greater roles down the line.

Wide range of jobs to choose from

AquaticsEarly Learning Care. Before and after school care. Camps. Health Management. Youth Engagement. These are only some of the programs at the Y that are always looking for individuals to join their teams. Whatever your interests and career goals are, there’s a good chance that one or more of the jobs available at the YMCA will resonate with you.

The YMCA is growing

With tremendous growth taking place in all aspects of the organization, including child care, employment programs, mental health initiatives and more membership centres on their way, there are some really exciting and big things happening at the Y in the coming years. If you thrive in environments where each day is exciting, challenging and full of possibilities, this is the perfect time for you to have a closer look at the list of YMCA job postings. After all, who wouldn’t want to be a part of something big?

To view YMCA jobs in Vancouver, Surrey, Chilliwack, Burnaby and all throughout the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Squamish and Sunshine Coast, head to

YMCA Employee Benefits

All Y employees get a free YMCA membership when they join the team. Also, all full-time staff enjoy the following benefits:

  • Extended Health and Dental
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Subsidized Child Care
  • Generous Vacation Time
Oliver Lam

About Oliver Lam

Oliver is a Marketing and Communications Manager based out of Joyce YMCA. He loves watching sports documentaries, enjoys cooking and will take advantage of any and every opportunity to spend time at Granville Island with his family.

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