Employment Opportunities

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA is currently seeking part-time staff in Childcare, Aquatics, Membership and Wellness.

Childcare: PSA Teachers

Hiring teachers for our POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM.
PSA is a successful summer learning program designed to halt summer learning loss and
improve fall school readiness for low-income children in Title 1 schools and thereby enhancing overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.

Enrichment Teacher
Academic Teacher
Assistant Teacher


Childcare: Imagination Station Program Coordinator
Part time, appx 4 hours a day Monday through Friday, summer 2017 from early June until August 18th.   Pay Rate:  $16.00 per hour

  • Develop, adapt and plan curriculum/program and oversee delivery of the Imagination Station reading activity within the Food and Fun at the Park program.
  • Supervise Reading Specialists.
  • Collect data, conduct assessment and evaluation and reporting.
  • Help promote the program.

Requirements:  Certified teacher, preferably with a reading specialty/certificate or experience delivering reading programs for children/youth.  Have a current PA driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Reports to: Director of Education and Child Services
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Childcare: Reading Specialists
Part time, appx. 4 hours a day Monday through Friday, summer 2017 from early June until Friday, August 18th. Pay rate:  $13.00 per hour

  • Deliver the Imagination Station program activities at all Food and Fun at the Park sites.
  • Attend planning meetings.

Requirements: Be 18 years or older.  College degree preferred or undergraduate work or experience in education and/or reading.  Have a current PA driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Report to: Imagination Station Program Coordinator
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Group Exercise: BodyPump

Please apply if you are certified as a Les Mills BodyPump instructor. Seeking daytime, evening and weekend availability. Candidates must have excellent form and technique and understand the layers of coaching. Newly certified instructors may apply, experience preferred. Apply in person at the YMCA or email application and resume to lauranel.banks@wbymca.org


Wellness: Personal Trainer

Wanted highly motivated personal trainer(s) willing to work with current clients and obtain new clients. Must be a self-starter with excellent communication and sales skills. Accepting ACSM, ACE, AFAA, NASM, NSCA or YMCA Personal Training Certifications. CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required and can be obtained through the YMCA. Apply in person at the YMCA or email application and certification to lauranel.banks@wbymca.org


Employment Opportunities - YMCA Camp Kresge

Do you like to work with children in the outdoors?

If so, please check out our 2017 Outdoor Education Instructor Job Posting.

Cook Position
Part-time seasonal cook wanted in a camp environment in the Mt. Top area. Previous food service experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Apply in person at the Wilkes-Barre YMCA or please download the WB YMCA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and return to:
Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Attn: Heather McDougal, Food Service Director
40 W. Northampton Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Email: fs.director@wbymca.org

For Summer Camp Employment please download the YMCA Camp Kresge Employment Application and return to:
YMCA Camp Kresge
Attn: Devin Polhemus
382 Camp Kresge Lane
White Haven, PA 18661
Email: devin.polhemus@wbymca.org

Thank you for considering employment at the YMCA. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal or local law.


It is the responsibility of the student to verify work study eligibility through the college they attend. Once work study is verified and allocated students must request an interview for with the appropriate director for areas of selected interest. YMCA directors will work directly with college administration to schedule those who qualify.

Contact: Lauranel Banks - Wellness Director