Employment

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.

The Greater Peoria Family YMCA invites community members to apply for numerous job opportunities! We hire for membership desk, childcare, administrative opportunities, and more.

YMCA Employment Application

If you are interested in employment at the Greater Peoria Family YMCA, we encourage you to complete the application above.

It shall be a condition of employment with the Greater Peoria Family YMCA to submit to a Background Investigation and pre-employment drug screening.


Wellness Coach

Are you passionate about health & wellness? Do you love helping others with their wellness journey? If you said YES, we have the perfect job for you!

The Y’s part-time Wellness Coaches work closely with members in promoting wellness and helping individuals realize their personal best. Wellness Coaches are responsible for developing relationships with members and assisting them through the process of actively working towards better health by providing support, encouragement, and education. No formal qualifications required. To apply, complete the online job application found at the top of the page.

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Yoga Instructor

The Peoria YMCA is seeking an individual with a passion for teaching Yoga and living our mission that the Y is “…for all”.  The Y is looking for someone to teach two one-hour Yoga classes morning and/or evenings. Must be able to build relationships and connect well with class participants while providing an optimal Yoga environment.

Minimum one year teaching experience. Proof of Yoga training required: YogaFit, AFAA, ACE, or YMCA.

Able to teach to those at a beginner level through intermediate. Able to teach and relate to all age groups, most notably the senior population. Experience teaching and working with seniors a plus.

CPR/AED Certification required upon hire.


Membership Services Staff

This role will be the “face” of the Peoria YMCA by providing high quality customer service for members and guests of the YMCA.  The perfect addition to our Member Engagement Team will:

  • Be upbeat, mature and responsible candidates to work our membership desk evenings and weekends.
  • Have excellent customer service, have basic computer skills, and be a fast learner, able to learn on-the-job.
  • Maintain a positive and organized work environment contributing to a friendly and inviting atmosphere both emotionally and physically.
  • Have a great phone manner, answering in a positive and courteous manner, handling questions as appropriate, referring calls to other staff members and taking accurate and complete information for messages when necessary.
  • Greet members and guests enthusiastically when they arrive using the established check-in practice to provide access to the YMCA facilities.
  • Encourage YMCA membership purchase and use.
  • Handle customer concerns and complaints diplomatically within established guidelines and procedures.
  • Work within the established record-keeping system to provide accurate information as payments are received for programs, classes and memberships.
  • Assist in clerical and detail-oriented work such as mailings and return calls as work flow and work demands allow.

Youth Sports (CATCH) Assistant

Provides operational, supervisory, instructional and administrative support to the Senior Program Director for all CATCH Programming. CATCH stands for Coordinated Approach to Child Health. By uniting multiple players in a child’s life to create a community of health, CATCH is proven to prevent childhood obesity and supported by 25 years and 120 academic papers indicating as much as 11% decrease in overweight and obesity. Our community health programs aim to impact the messaging a child receives in physical education, the lunchroom, the classroom, and at home, to influence a child’s choices not only in school, but lifelong.

The CATCH Assistant will assist in establishing new CATCH sites, conduct assessments and provide analytical support. Ensures all participants are afforded a quality experience and programs reflect the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. Hours vary Monday through Saturday, approximately 12-15 hours per week.

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Y-Achievement School Site Coordinator

 DAYS & HOURS:  August through Mid-May 6:00am-8:30am and 3:00pm-6pm (Start time varies by school)

The Peoria YMCA is looking for a motivated, fun and energetic person to provide leadership at a Y Before & After School Site.  Responsibilities include preparing daily lesson plans, providing guidance and leadership with a group of children and assisting the Director of Youth Development.

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Y-Achievement School Site Assistant

DAYS & HOURS:  August through Mid-May 6:00am-8:30am and 3:00pm-6pm (Start time varies by school)Click here for a full Job Description.

The Peoria YMCA is looking for a motivated, fun and energetic person to work with children in our Before & After School Care program.  Responsibilities include using your creativity and imagination in creating a fun and positive experience for the children and assisting the Y-Achievement School Site Coordinator.

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