Employment Opportunities

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

Aquatics: Lifeguards

Lifeguards wanted for the hours of 8am - 12pm. Must have current American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Certifications. Please fill out an application at the YMCA front desk or send resume to ddempsey@greaterscrantonymca.org

Group Exercise: Cycling

Cycling instructors with day-time availability wanted between the hours of 10am and 1pm Monday- Friday. Must be cheerful and kind and enjoy instructing to a diverse crowd. Newly certified instructors looking for experience are welcome to apply. Classes have mixed abilities and a great social atmosphere. Apply in person at the YMCA or email application and certifications to lauranel.banks@wbymca.org

Wellness: Member Engagement Floor Representative

Introductory part-time position open with evening and weekend hours. Up to 20+ hours available. Must have an outgoing/positive attitude and enjoy meeting and working with people. Great verbal and electronic communication skills are necessary. Exercise and workout equipment knowledge is a plus. Will train on the job. Apply in person at the YMCA or email application and resume to Lauranel Banks, Wellness Director. 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