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 at 570-970-5051.

Part-time lifeguards, water exercise and swim instructors are needed! Day, early evening and Saturday morning shifts are available. Training is offered. Contact Diana Dempsey for additional information or stop by the Y to complete an employment application.

Childcare: School Age Program Coordinator
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The School Age Program Coordinator at Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA oversees the development and operations of youth programming and school age child care.

Report to: Childcare Director
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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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Wellness: Personal Trainer

Seeking highly motivated personal trainer(s) willing to work with current clients and obtain new clients. Make your own hours with a highly rewarding job. Open and flexible availability to meet with a wide range of clients is preferred. Must be a self-starter with excellent communication 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 nell.mooney@wbymca.org

Wellness: Group Exercise

We're hiring Group Exercise Instructors with day-time availability. Must be able to work between the hours of 8am and 1pm Monday through Friday. Accepting applications for all classes, not limited to but including: Zumba, Cycling, Yoga, Strength Training, Bodyweight classes, Suspension Training, Balance, Core, etc. 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


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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