With a career at the Y.

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.

So, join us, we could use someone like you.

For more information contact Katie Wagner, Human Resources Coordinator at 527-9622, x3129.

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Position:  Lifeguard
Date Position Available:  Now
Hours of Work:  Weekday Mornings and Early Afternoons.
Location:  Kirk Family YMCA
Contact Person:  Keith Gaines, Aquatics Director
Contact email address:  kgaines@ymcaroanoke.org

Job Description Summary                                                      
Applicant is responsible for the safety of swimmers and for the enforcement of all pool rules and regulations.  Maintains a safe and fun environment and perform general maintenance tasks.  Applicant must be at least 15 years old, have and maintain current Lifeguard certification and CPR, First Aid, and AED certification.

Apply in person at the Kirk Family YMCA or e-mail resume to kgaines@ymcaroanoke.org.

This position will be posted until filled.


Position: Child Care Site Directors and Support Staff
Date Position Available: Immediately
Hours of Work:  2:00pm-6:00pm- Mon-Fri
Location: Off- Site Locations
Contact Person: Jackie Grant, VP of Operations
Contact #: 540-342-2332
Contact email address: jgrant@ymcaroanoke.org

Job Description Summary

The YMCA Magic Place is seeking experienced caregivers to work in our off-site afterschool programs in either, Roanoke City, Salem City or Botetourt County Schools. The position requires an Associate’s Degree in education or equivalent certification, with a minimum of two years’ experience in a group setting with school age children. This position also requires experience in staff supervision, curriculum implementation, classroom management and parental communication


These positions will be posted until filled.



Position: Swim Lesson Instructor
Date Position Available: May 1, 2014
Hours of Work: Part-Time; Week Day Evenings and Saturday mornings
Location: Salem Family YMCA
Contact Person: Shannon Hoopes
Contact #:540-387-9622
Contact email address: skhoopes@ymcaroanoke.org

Job Description Summar:

The Salem Family YMCA is looking for fun, active and energetic swim instructors to join our dynamic staff.  We are seeking instructors who   work effectively with children and adults in a learning situation based on individual needs. Instructors will teach classes in accordance with the YMCA policies including covering all class components, using proper teaching techniques, ensuring safety of all swimmers, and having   fun. Water experience and certification strongly preferred. Candidates must be available to work during the daytime on week days and on

This position will be posted until filled.


Position: Housekeeping Staff
Date Position Available: 6/15/2014
Hours of Work: up to 20 hours per week
Location: The Salem Family YMCA
Contact Person: Greg Meacham
Contact #: 540-387-9622
Contact email address: gmeacham@ymcaroanoke.org

Job Description Summary

The Salem Family YMCA is looking for a responsible, friendly, and reliable individual to join our team. Daytime hours of up to 20 hours per week are available. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate dependability, a strong work ethic, the ability to do light lifting, as well as the ability and knowledge to work with cleaning chemicals in a safe environment. Candidates must also be able to work in the Women’s’ locker and rest rooms during business hours. Previous experience is preferred, and a high school diploma or GED is required.

If interested in this position, please email or drop off in person your resume and completed YMCA Employment Application to Greg Meacham at the Salem Family YMCA.

This position will be open until filled.


Position:Membership Representative
Date Position Available:Start training November 24, 2014
Hours of Work:20 hours per week, working 1-2 evenings per week and weekends. Please note that evening shifts start at 4 p.m.
Apply in person at:Salem Family YMCA
Address:1126 Kime Lane, Salem, VA 24153

Job Description Summary

Salem Family YMCA is now accepting applications for the Membership Representative position, working evening and weekend hours. The applicant must be a self-starter, capable of working both independently and on a team. Exceptional customer service, multi-tasking, detail-oriented and computer skills are required. We are looking for those individuals who are friendly, articulate, bright, and adaptable to change. If you feel that you possess the qualities to be successful at this job, apply in-person at the Salem Family YMCA, 1126 Kime Lane, Salem. Membership is included!

This position will be posted until: February 15, 2015.




Position: Administrative Support
Date Position Available: 11/25/2014
Hours of Work: Part-time 1pm-5pm (hours can be flexible)
Location: YMCA Magic Place Offices inside YMCA Express at Gainsboro (108 Orange Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016)
Contact Person: Teresa McLellan, Office Manager
Contact #: 540-342-2332 ext.302
Contact email address: tmclellan@ymcaroanoke.org

Job Description Summary

The YMCA Magic Place administrative office is seeking year-round part-time office support staff. The applicant must be a self-starter, capable of working both independently and on a team. Duties include but are not limited to contract billing and collections as well as all aspects of office work such as filing, faxing, copying, and data entry that requires a high level of attention to detail. Exceptional customer service, multi-tasking and computer skills in MS Windows, WORD and EXCEL are required. If you feel that you possess the qualities to be successful at this job, apply in-person at the YMCA Express at Gainsboro, 108 Orange Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24016 or submit YMCA Application and resume to tmclellan@ymcaroanoke.org. Y membership and after school child care in any of our sites is included!

This position will be posted until position is filled.