Job Openings

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. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse back­grounds 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.


Current Job Opportunities:

Employment Application

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age or disability.


Youth Department

Ark Child Development Center Preschool Teacher

The Chambersburg YMCA ARK Child Development Center is seeking qualified teacher applicants.  Part-time and substitute positions are available.  (Part-time position works approximately 29 hours per week.)  A high school diploma and experience working with children or education in child development, early education, or related field are required.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to establish effective relationships with parents and children, maintain high teaching standards, and work to create a positive, nurturing environment.  Teachers work together to create and maintain a stimulating educational environment for children ages 3 to 5 while helping them learn to love learning!  Excellent leadership, creativity, and communication skills are required.  Teachers utilize classroom technology and incorporate Christian values into the curriculum daily.  The ARK’s ideal preschool teacher is resourceful, excited, firm, loving, curious, and willing to try new things. 
Successful candidates must obtain all 3 clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal Background, and FBI), two written references, and a current physical with TB test.

Submit Y's employment application and resume to Melanie Cook at or call 717-446-0533 for more information.


Before and After School Counselor - Site Director

The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking part-time Before and After School Site Directors to work with elementary aged youth. Site Directors develop, manage, supervise, and direct the operations of a School Age Child Care location. This program provides homework assistance, recreation, arts and crafts, and other engaging activities while maintaining a safe environment for youth. Site Directors focus on the development of every child while promoting and modeling the values of the YMCA. Great opportunity for those interested in education, human services, and youth development.

Applicants must have experience supervising children. Those with degrees in education or related fields are encouraged to apply!

Program hours are typically Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Some planning time is included in this position.

Qualifications:- Must hold a Bachelor's Degree in a human services or education field. Must obtain necessary clearances, Pediatric First Aid and CPR, current physical exam with TB test, and 2 written references. Minimum of two years of experience working with children required.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Chris Misner at


Counselor for Before & After School Care

The Y is hiring part-time staff for its Before & After School program for the 2017 - 2018 school year. The staff supervises youth, as well as helps with homework, organizes gym games and plans activities for K-5 children. Applicants preferably have experience with children, but those working on degrees in education are encouraged to apply!
The hours are Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Applicants can work all shifts or whichever shifts correspond with their schedules.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Chris Misner at


Bus Driver

Become a part of an organization committed to helping youth learn and grow!
Position Overview: The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is seeking dedicated, caring, and professional bus drivers to transport youth for various programs including Before and After School, gym and aquatic programs, and field trips. Drivers are responsible for safely transporting the children in accordance with PA Department of Motor Vehicle Regulations.
• High school diploma is required.
• Experience working with children and youth is preferred.
• Current CDL (Commercial Drivers License) with School Bus and Passenger endorsements
Successful candidates must obtain 3 clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal Background, and FBI), two written references, and a current physical with TB test.
Job Type: Part-time

Required education:
• High school or equivalent

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Jen Gossert at


Fitness & Wellness

Assistant Director of Healthy Living

Status: Full-time     
Reports to: Director of Healthy Living
Revision Date: June 2018
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Assistant Director of Healthy Living is responsible for supporting the Director of Healthy Living with the development, implementation and management of the areas of wellness, fitness, sports & recreation and special events to include races and tournaments.  The incumbent will proforma duties assigned based on strengths and abilities within the departmental areas.  The incumbent will direct, manage and instruct designated programs within the Healthy Living Department.


1.    Responsible for supporting the oversight, development and supervision of Healthy Living through:
       a.    Wellness – Promoting Wellness, Reducing Risk and Reclaiming Health
       b.    Fitness – Group Exercise, Wellness & Fitness Centers and Member Experience
       c.    Sports & Recreation – Leagues, Tournaments and Scheduled Recreation
       d.    Special Events & Races – Y and community partnerships  
2.    Planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating assigned programs and classes
3.    Assist with developing, monitoring and achieving departmental operating budget
4.    Developing and instructing assigned programming
5.    Recruiting, managing, developing and supervising assigned departmental personnel
6.    Recruiting, managing and supporting volunteers
7.    Submitting required reports and completing assignments professionally and on time
8.    Establishing, implementing, and maintaining community partnerships
9.    Ensuring all classes are staffed and subbed, when necessary
10.    Ensuring all sites have the necessary supplies and equipment, when applicable
11.    Planning special events and races (Wellness Days, Demo Days, outings, celebrations, etc.)
12.    Assuring and enhancing a culture of community
13.    Creating member engagement opportunities
14.    Enhancing membership retention and growth
15.    Participating in community partner sites events
16.    Attending staff meetings
17.    Maintaining all required certifications
18.    Adhering to all risk management and safety protocols
19.    Assist with fundraising events and campaigns
20.    Assuming other duties and projects as needed and as assigned


  1. The incumbent will provide all Y members and program participants with professionally developed, presented and managed health, wellness, group exercise and recreational activities.
  2. The incumbent will uphold the mission of the Y, while delivering great customer service and high-quality programs with in the designated areas of service assigned.
  3. The incumbent will assure that the Y provides the community with a variety of recreational opportunities that promote the Y’s core values and healthy living.
  4. The incumbent will uphold all the principles and goals of the Chambersburg YMCA’s mission and strategic priorities for the members and the community.


Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations, and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well. Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  1. College degree in related field preferred
  2. Current CPR/FA/AED certifications
  3. 1-year experience in health education, wellness, or adult education preferred
  4. Proficient computer knowledge and skills
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills
  6. Strong communication skills
  7. Teaching, training, and public-speaking experience preferred
  8. Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds


  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period, walk and lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  3. The work is performed both indoors and out and may require travel to various locations.
  4. The Chambersburg YMCA is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, or disability.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Carla Christian at


LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Instructor

To view job requirements and description, please click here. If interested in becoming a certified LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA instructor, please contact Ellen Poe at 717-446-0533 or

Personal Trainer

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is looking for motivated personal trainers who enjoy helping everyday people achieve their health and fitness goals. The successful applicant must have a friendly, outgoing nature and be proactive in achieving the challenges set for them. They should be passionate and enthusiastic about health and fitness and will be prepared to build and maintain current client base. Personal Training Certification, CPR, and AED Certifications required. Skills and experience preferred.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Erica Ragno at


Spin Instructor

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is looking for a Spin Instructor who can teach mornings and/or afternoons. The position calls for someone who is engaging, upbeat, cheerful and loves fitness. Spin, CPR, and AED Certifications preferred but not required. Experience in teaching spin or group classes desired for position.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Erica Ragno at


Group Fitness Instructor

The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking qualified fitness professionals to teach high quality group fitness classes ranging from Active Older Adult, Cardio and Strength classes, Kickboxing, TRX Suspension Training, Yoga, and Dance classes on a part-time basis.

The Group Fitness Instructor is the primary leader of a group fitness class under the general guidance of the Group Fitness Director and instructs all fitness classes within the guidelines of the YMCA to maintain the quality of programs.

Required Skills:

  • Practical demo with Group Fitness Director
  • Current nationally accredited group fitness certification (e.g. AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NASM, NETA) is a plus
  • Current CPR/AED certification is a plus
  • Understand the basic components of a safe and effective group fitness class and have a comprehensive understanding of current health and fitness standards and principles
  • Take pride in professionalism by reporting on-time with a positive attitude and a passion to motivate others
  • Enthusiastic about group fitness classes and enjoy creating and delivering new, fresh, and innovative routines
  • Must have good speaking ability and display an outgoing personality, enabling him/her to relate well to participants
  • Model and promote YMCA mission and values through appropriate  behavior, appearance, words, and actions


Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Ellen Poe at


Member Services

Welcome Center Representative Part-Time

The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA is seeking an energetic part-time Welcome Center Representative.  This position requires you to be able to work various hours Monday through Sunday.

Position Summary:

The Welcome Center Representative will represent the YMCA personally, professionally and in a manner in accordance with the mission and goals of the YMCA.  The Representative will provide membership information and enroll new members, provide program registration and information, direct incoming phone calls, regulate lobby activity, and provide excellent member service by exceeding member’s expectations.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills
  • Customer service and telephone communication skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Able to relate well with staff and the public
  • Must be able to work various hours

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to April Braxton at


Aquatics Department

Aquatics Coordinator

The Y is seeking a dependable and professional candidate to assist in the operations of our Aquatic Department.

Some responsibilities of the Aquatics Coordinator include:

  • Managing and maintaining a safe and clean environment
  • Serving as a liaison for parents as they participate in aquatic programming
  • Ensuring smooth operation of programs
  • Working to achieve customer satisfaction in  a positive, polite manner

Some qualifications of the ideal Aquatics Coordinator include:

  • High school diploma
  • One to two years related experience preferred
  • Completion of lifeguard certification and CPR/AED training
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse populations

Please submit resume and YMCA employment application to Angi Johnson at

Swim Lesson Instructors

The YMCA is looking for talented, energetic and experienced swim instructors to join our aquatics team! Instructors will provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swim lessons and to promote safety, self-confidence, a healthy lifestyle and member involvement.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Angi Johnson at



The Y is seeking qualified lifeguards to work various shifts. Lifeguards should have current certifications plus CPR for the professional rescuer certifications.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Angi Johnson at

Water Aerobics Instructor

The Y is looking for an energetic water aerobics instructor to teach morning exercise classes. Candidates must have experience teaching water aerobics and a passion for keeping active older adults motivated to exercise.

Submit the Y's employment application and resume to Angi Johnson at