CAREERS

WORK FOR GOOD. WORK FOR THE Y.

A job can be so much more than a paycheck. When you work for the Y, you empower children and teens, improve health and well-being, inspire action and save lives. You also join an organization that cares about its staff and helps provide its employees with flexible scheduling, a focus on work-life balance and benefits that prove our commitment to our team. Whether you are a recent graduate, you’re transitioning into retirement or you’re looking to find a career that makes a difference in your community, you’ll find meaningful work at the Y.

Hiring for positions in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, Loveland, Fort Collins, Berthoud, Johnstown, Erie and Bailey at YMCA Camp Santa Maria, our overnight camp.

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Employee Benefits

Also check out our volunteer and internship opportunities.

THE Y IS FOR ALL

We are an international nonprofit organization that supports the community and uplifts your neighbors — while giving you opportunities to grow your career world-wide in a variety of areas. Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the nation’s best employers.

  • Best Employers for Diversity, 2018 and 2020
  • Best Employers for Women, 2019 and 2020
  • Best Employers for New Grads, 2020
  • America’s Best Employers, 2019

OUR BENEFITS ROCK

We are a family friendly organization that puts a focus on work-life balance, and our benefits prove it. Here are highlights from our employee benefits package:

  • FREE family membership for staff who work 10+ hours/week. From teens to seniors, this benefit impacts the entire household.
  • Free and discounted programs!
    • Staff who work 10+ hours/week enjoy free YMCA Camp Noco (traditional day camp), youth sports, learn to skate and swim lessons and 50% off YMCA Camp Santa Maria (our overnight camp in Bailey), specialty day camps, personal training and childcare (after-school and preschool).
    • Staff who work 20+ hours/week enjoy all those discounts plus free childcare (after-school and preschool) and begin the path to earn 10% contributions to their YMCA retirement fund.
  • Payment plan for fee-based programs.
  • Part-time staff begin earning sick time beginning on day 1 of employment. Full-time staff have 88 hours of sick leave from day 1. Sick time can be used for your family, your pet or yourself, including for mental or physical wellness.
  • All full-time staff enjoy a minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation. Increased vacation days are awarded to full-time staff based on professional work experience. For example, someone that has held a professional job for 4 full years enjoys 5 weeks of vacation when they join the Y team.
  • Juneteenth added as a paid holiday (a total of 8 paid holidays/year) for full-time staff.
  • Increased training opportunities. The Y values all employees and strives to attract and retain high-quality people through professional development opportunities.
  • Nationwide medical, dental and vision insurance options for full-time staff.
  • 10% contribution to your Y retirement fund account for qualified staff.
  • We are a nonprofit organization. If you have student loan debt, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness, cancellation, and/or consolidation of federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Some benefits have tax implications. Program enrollment benefits are based on availability as set by the director for each program area. Your unique benefits package will be discussed at point of hire. 

 

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June 25, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm at All Y branches

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A Movement of Cause-Driven Leaders

When you work for the YMCA, you'll work alongside leaders with varied backgrounds, perspectives and skill sets. You'll forge powerful relationships, find your purpose, impact your community and expand your resume with leadership experience and valuable skills.

Not familiar with the YMCA? We were founded as the Young Men’s Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are the Y, an inclusive association that values and is made stronger by its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation. Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Now Hiring

The Y is currently hiring preschool teachers and aids, after-school care leaders and staff, day and overnight summer camp counselors, youth and teen enrichment staff, fitness instructors and wellness coaches, lifeguards and swim instructors, and much more. We are now hiring for positions in Boulder County and Northern Colorado, including Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, Loveland, Fort Collins, Berthoud, Johnstown, Erie and Bailey at YMCA Camp Santa Maria, our overnight camp.

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