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SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021
Looking to make a positive impact on youth in our community? Join the Y’s Before & After School Y Club Family as a Youth Assistant or Youth Leader!
The YMCA serves thousands of families a year by providing safe, fun, and engaging after-school programs for their children. Youth Development Leaders play a key role in creating and maintaining a positive atmosphere that upholds our 4 Core Values and promotes education, healthy living, safety, creativity, anti-bullying, and inclusion among all youth.
Schedules are flexible and include weekday morning (7:00 am-8:30 a.m.) and/or afternoon (3:00-6:00 p.m.) shifts.
Our Y Club team members are enthusiastic about their work because they are positively impacting children every day. They also enjoy:
- Casual work attire
- FREE membership at all YMCA of Greater Kansas City locations
- A fun and engaging work environment where friendships are made
- Flexibile work schedule
The Lifeguard is to oversee the safety of members and program participants of the pool areas. The Lifeguard is also responsible for informing and serving YMCA members and volunteers in a premier fashion. They are expected to emphasize member service, character development, the mission statement and to work with membership retention and promotion.
To apply for a lifeguard position, applicants should hold a current lifeguard certification from an accredited organization (ASHI, Red Cross, Ellis, etc.). If you need certification or recertification, you may qualify for a discounted YMCA Lifeguard training. If interested in YMCA Lifeguard training, please contact Sadie Birchard, Sr. Program Director for Aquatics at
- Email: SadieBirchard@KansasCityYMCA.org
- Text: (816) 300-0539
- Call: 816-300-0539
Other YMCA employment benefits:
- Receive ongoing training and recertification
- Receive Free YMCA membership to all YMCA gyms
- Work flexible schedules
- Receive opportunities for career advancement
Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director and in accordance with the mission, character development and values of the YMCA, the Swim Instructor will teach quality lessons to participants concentrating on the YMCA’s five areas of growth; personal safety, stroke development, water safety and rescue, personal growth, and water sports and games. Swim Instructor is expected to emphasize member service, character development, the mission statement, and to work with membership retention and promotion.
Under the supervision of the Director of Competitive Swimming, the Age Group YMCA/USA Swim Coach is responsible and accountable for planning, conducting, and evaluating high quality swim team practices and meets. The Swim Coach is also responsible for informing and serving YMCA members and volunteers in a premier fashion. He or she is expected to emphasize member service, character development, the mission statement and to work with membership retention and promotion.