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. Our staff members—of all ages and from diverse back grounds 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. To learn more about our current openings, click on a link below.

Current Openings

There are many exciting career opportunities with the YMCA. We have listed our current openings below. If no positions are listed, or you don’t find something that interests you, please check back with us. This site is updated regularly.

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 job application.

Please email our Human Resources department with any questions.

Metro Office

Richland One Schools Afterschool Site Supervisor
The Site Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision at one after school program and up to four associates.  The Site Supervisor will ensure the safety and well-being of each child in the program at all times.  This position must maintain maximum cordial relationships with the parents or guardians of the children and the administration of the building where the site is located; is responsible for continued compliance with the YMCA standards and child care licensing regulations; and implements operations involving safety, nutrition, hygiene, scheduling, tuition, discipline, curriculum, planning, programming, collection of child care payments, recordkeeping, and site maintenance. Learn More Here. To apply, contact Andre Anthony.

Richland One Schools Afterschool Counselor
The afterschool Counselor is responsible for planning, leading and implementing recreational and creative experiences for school aged children in a group setting. The incumbent provides high quality recreational experiences for school aged children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring. Learn more here. $7.25-$8/hour DOE. Contact Andre Anthony to apply.

Ballentine Family YMCA

ChildWatch Staff
Incumbents of the ChildWatch Staff are responsible for supervising children participating in the ChildWatch program. The incumbent provides high quality recreational experiences for children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring. Must have experience working with school aged children. Contact Paul Sadler to apply.

Group Exercise Instructor
The Group Exercise Instructor instructs quality group fitness classes, provides excellent customer service to members in a safe, enjoyable and positive environment that promotes member wellness in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Must have national group fitness certification in areas of expertise. One year experience teaching group fitness preferred. More Information Here. Contact Paul Sadler to apply.

Downtown YMCA

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
The Lifeguard is responsible for supervising the aquatics area to prevent accidents, assist swimmers and respond to emergencies. The incumbent will create a safe, enjoyable and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and satisfaction in accordance with the YMCA policies and procedures. The Lifeguard will oversee multiple activities including open swim, water exercise, swim lessons and lap swimming. Must be Red Cross or YMCA certified. Swim lesson certification and experience preferred. More Information Here. Contact Winifred Kearse to apply.

Jeep Rogers Family YMCA

Afterschool Counselor
The afterschool Counselor is responsible for planning, leading and implementing recreational and creative experiences for school aged children in a group setting. The incumbent provides high quality recreational experiences for school aged children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring. Learn more here. $7.25-$8/hour DOE. Contact Dana Cicchinelli to apply.

Membership Director
The Jeep Rogers Y is looking for a seasoned leader with strong membership experience to directs all aspects of membership for the branch, including recruitment of new members, retention of existing members and supervision of assigned staff.  Candidates must have proven leadership experience and a successful track record in fiscal management.  The position requires the ability to create and motivate a highly functioning team, as well as provide daily leadership for front desk services and membership operations.  The incumbent will develop, plan and implement new procedures and methods to achieve branch goals. More information here. Please send cover letters and resumes to Ryan Finney.

Member Services Representative
Member Service staff is responsible for providing excellent customer service & keeping members informed of YMCA policies & programs.  Will assist in membership development by building relationships, answering phones, program registration, conducting facility tours, membership sales, and online registration. Minimum 21 years of age with High School Diploma or equivalent. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.  Ideal candidate will support the mission of the YMCA, display positive and friendly attitude, and possess good customer service and organizational skills. CPR/First Aid/AED/Oxygen certifications required within first 60 days. Please send your application/resume to Gert Wells. Pay: $8/hour.

Bus Drivers
Bus drivers are responsible for safely transporting children to various programs and trips. The incumbent will provide supervision and direction for children while they are on the bus. Hours: Monday-Friday, 2 – 4 p.m. Contact Dana Cicchinelli to apply.

 Substitute Bus Drivers
We are looking for bus drivers to be on call when our normal drivers are not able to work. The requirements are the same as above. Contact Dana Cicchinelli to be one of our subs.

Lexington Family YMCA

Afterschool Counselor
The afterschool Counselor is responsible for planning, leading and implementing recreational and creative experiences for school aged children in a group setting. The incumbent provides high quality recreational experiences for school aged children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring. Learn more here. $7.25-$8/hour DOE. Contact Savanah Standifer to apply.

Zumba Instructor
We are seeking Zumba instructors to teach two afternoons a week. The Group Exercise Instructor instructs a quality group fitness class, provides excellent customer service to members in a safe, enjoyable and positive environment that promoted member wellness in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Must have Group Exercise and ZUMBA certifications and be CPR certified. Contact Christie Collins for more information or to apply.

Lifeguard
The Lexington Family YMCA is hiring lifeguards and swim instructors for the summer season. You must have current certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. Previous lifeguarding experience preferred.  Shifts will vary. Starting pay $7.25/hour and may vary on experience. For more information or to submit an application, please contact Amanda Lorick.

Member Services Representative
Member Service staff is responsible for providing excellent customer service & keeping members informed of YMCA policies & programs. Staff will assist in membership development by building relationships, answering phones, program registration, conducting facility tours, membership sales, and online registration. Minimum 18 years of age with High School Diploma or equivalent. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Ideal candidate will support the mission of the YMCA, display positive and friendly attitude, and possess good customer service and organizational skills. CPR/First Aid/AED/Oxygen certifications required within first 60 days. Please send your application/resume to amandalorick@columbiaymca.org. Pay: $7.50-$8.50 per hour based on experience.

NorthWest Family YMCA

Afterschool Counselor
The afterschool Counselor is responsible for planning, leading and implementing recreational and creative experiences for school aged children in a group setting. The incumbent provides high quality recreational experiences for school aged children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring. Learn more here. $7.25-$8/hour DOE. Contact Melissa Hope to apply.

Member Services Representative
The Member Services Representative provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the branch and on the phone, contributing to member retention; sells and promotes memberships, providing tours to prospective members; sells and promotes programs and classes; process new memberships; handles and resolves membership complaints and inform supervisor of unusual/unresolved issues; and understands and enforces all YMCA polices dealing with member services. More Information Here Contact Todd Heinecke to apply.

Building Supervisor
The Building Supervisor is responsible for the effective & efficient operation of the branch during week night hours. Will actively patrol all areas of the building and record times & observations at designated checkpoints. Conduct building tours for prospective members. Complete Building Supervisor reports & remain accessible through established communications systems at all times during shift. Complete & be accountable for all incident/accident reports; reports must be accurate, consistent & submitted appropriately. Must be at least 21 years old, with high school diploma or equivalent; must possess current CPR certification. Ability to perform light lifting required. Must be energetic, responsible, courteous, friendly & efficient in providing service to members & guests. A cooperative & interested attitude in member needs is a must. Email your resume to Todd Heinecke to apply. Salary Range: $8.00-$9.50

Lifeguard
You must have current certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. Previous lifeguarding experience preferred. Shifts will vary. Starting pay $7.25/hour and may vary on experience. For more information or to submit an application, please contact Blake Brown.

Orangeburg County YMCA

Lifeguard
You must have current certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. Previous lifeguarding experience preferred.  Shifts will vary. Starting pay $7.25/hour and may vary on experience. For more information or to submit an application, please contact Kristin Stevens.

Palmetto Center for Women

There are no open positions at this time.