Work at the Y

At the Y, strengthening the community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are more than a place. We’re a purpose.

Current Job Openings

Looking for a great place to do meaningful work? We're hiring! View a list of our current job openings and apply today.

Work That Matters. Do More. Be More.

Come to work each day knowing that what you do has an impact on the lives of the people in your community. At the Y, we invite you to develop your skills, realize your leadership potential, and discover a position that is truly much more than a job.

In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff of all ages, backgrounds, and life experiences enjoy nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation's health and well-being, and providing support to our neighbors. At the Y, you’ll help keep our community strong while promoting diversity, inclusion, and anti-racist, multicultural leadership.

Why Work for the Y?

When you work for the Y, you’ll have free parking and close access to public transportation (CTA bus, trains, and Metra). We offer our employees all the perks of being a Y member including access to our facilities plus discounts on classes, child care, and camp. Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for students and non-students alike!

Benefits of Working at the Y

The McGaw YMCA is dedicated to helping our team members reach their personal and professional goals and feel value in the work they do. Discover the benefits of working at the Y.

The McGaw YMCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Mission & Vision

The Y is dedicated to building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

YMCA Impact

At the Y, we measure success by our positive impact on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan serves as a guide for our decision-making, providing the foundation for exceptional progress toward fulfilling our mission and vision.

We're Here to Help

If you need more information or have questions about working at the YMCA, please email our Human Resources team and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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