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

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.

The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking energetic, reliable Camp Counselors to provide a safe and memorable experience for the children of our community. The ideal Camp Counselor will be flexible, patient, a good role model, and have a passion for working with and empowering children.

Some Camp Counselor responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the supervision, safety and security of the children at all times.
  • Plan for and facilitate activities for children.
  • Supervise and engage on field trips and during all activities to ensure the experience is safe and enjoyable.
  • Mediate any conflicts between campers, encouraging positive, healthy relationships and interactions.
  • Communicate with parents regarding activities and behaviors.

Some Camp Counselor skills include:

  • Experience working with children preferred.
  • Ability to relate well to individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to engage in physical activity (i.e. hiking, walking, and generally being mobile with the children).
  • Applicants must obtain required clearances (Child Abuse Clearance, State Police Clearance, FBI Background Check).

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $10.80 - $12.60 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Experience with Children: 1 year (Preferred)

For more information, contact Chris Misner at 717-263-8508.

Submit the Y's employment application to Chris Misner at or apply online.

The Y is hiring part-time staff for its Before & After School program for the 2023 - 2024 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 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 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

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 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 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

Under the direction of the Facility Manager, the Maintenance Custodian is responsible to help maintain the YMCA’s facilities and grounds in a clean, safe and functioning manner.


  • Repair and maintain building needs as directed
  • Monitor and service swimming pool and whirlpool equipment as directed
  • Maintain gym floor cleanliness, maintenance, preventive and repairs
  • Maintain cleanliness of facility floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and/or vacuuming
  • Maintain, clean trash receptacles.  Gather and empty all trash and recyclables
  • Service, clean, disinfect and supply restrooms and locker rooms
  • Maintain clear safe sidewalks and entrances to facility.  To include clearing snow, ice, leaves and gravel. Spread snow melting chemicals when necessary
  • Launder and fold towels
  • Records and reports all needed repairs; repairs as directed
  • Ensures YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor
  • May set up for meetings, events and rentals
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners
  • Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment
  • Other duties/tasks as assigned


  • High Energy with attention to detail
  • 1 year or more of related experience preferred
  • Must be able to repair building equipment and/or determine appropriate actions to be taken
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools for making general repairs
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures and other documents
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use
  • Be able to positively interact with members, guests and fellow staff



  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties
  • Ability to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Ability to erect and stand on ladders
  • Ability to work with paint, cleaning equipment, chemical compounds, solvents, cleaners, and solutions in dry, liquid, powder, spray, and aerosol forms
  • Ability to work in conditions that will create dirt and dust
  • Ability to perform essential maintenance to facility or equipment which may involve, but not limited to the following activities: semi – reaching to full-reach overhead; crouching; kneeling; shoveling; carrying, working in narrow and/or confining spaces; twisting of the waist, shoulders and legs; and lying on stomach and/or back


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 Ben Pessah-Berlin at

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 Ben Pessah-Berlin at

Full and Part Time Positions Available

The Chambersburg YMCA ARK Child Development Center is seeking qualified lead teacher applicants.  Part-time and substitute positions are also available.  A high school diploma and experience working with children or education in child development, early education, or a 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 loving, optimistic, excited, structured, curious, and ready for anything.

Successful candidates must obtain 4 clearances (Child Abuse, Criminal Background, FBI, and NSOR), 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.

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

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 Becky Hege at