Employment Opportunities

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

Aquatics: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Help wanted certified lifeguards and swim instructors. Will train instructors. To apply please contact Diana Dempsey, Sr. Aquatic Director or Deana DeWire, Aquatic Coordinator at 570-970-5051.

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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 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