Employment Opportunities


Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in our 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. 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 our community’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.


At the Y, character counts! Our values—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility— shape our culture. You will become part of a culture where your colleagues will quickly become your friends.


  • Flexible work schedule
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Discount off Program and Childcare fees


The New Castle Community YMCA is looking for friendly, dedicated, compassionate and organized individuals to fill the following position(s):

Got a passion for helping children grow and learn in a positive encouraing environment you love to share? The Y is always looking for qualified, enthusiastic Lead Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Kitchen Aids to lead our programs. Read more here.


Job Type: Part-time | Salary: $8.00 to $8.50 /hour

Responsibilities: The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining either the Downtown YMCA or Y-Zone so that the facility is safe and clean, duties include but are not limited to:

Perform cleaning procedures for each specific area as assigned, Trash Removal, Dust, Strip and wax of floors when needed and requested by supervisor, Empty and clean waste baskets, Vacuum carpeting and furniture, Clean windows, Clean and organize various facility areas

Qualifications: High School Diploma or General Educational Development Certificate (G.E.D.), Physically able to complete a variety of maintenance/custodial duties, Good interpersonal skills, Basic knowledge and understanding of cleaning, including chemicals and other supplies, Ability to be flexible and on-call, Ability to be multi-tasking, Ability to effectively prioritize, Ability to work independently, Ability to lift 50 lbs., Child abuse, NSOR, and Criminal background clearance & current CPR & First Aid certifications


The New Castle Community YMCA is currently hiring Youth Sports Instructors for the following Programs:

Volleyball Basics (Tuesday's 6:00-6:50PM, October 29th-December 10th)

Judo (Day/Time TBD, October 29th-December 10th)

Basketball (Monday's 6:00-6:50PM, October 29th-December 10th, ages 5-10)

Responsibilities include: Prepare and set up for classes, Start and end classes on time, Maintain friendly, fun, and safe environment in all classes, All other tasks as assigned by designate

Qualifications: H.S. Education, Experience in program you are applying for, Instruction experience preferred but not required, 1 year of experience working with children, Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., All employees must apply for a Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Clearance at the time of hire. Salary: $8.00 to $10.00 /hour. This position is Part-time, To apply, please submit resumes to Kathy via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application.

We are currently looking for lifeguards to join our team. Candidates must be at least 16 years old and have their lifeguard and first aid certification. Must be available to work evenings and weekends, including Sunday mornings. To apply, please submit resumes to Brittany via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual who enjoys working with kids to work in the Drop-In Child Watch Center at the Downtown branch.  Download the full job description.
To apply, please submit resumes to Michelle via email or stop by the downtown branch to complete an application.

Got a passion for fitness you love to share? The Y is always looking for qualified, enthusiastic instructors to lead our programs. Read more here.

Qualified Internships
College students: give your education a real world boost with a hands-on internship at the Y. A variety of positions are available for the 2019-2020 school year. Learn more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Y provides equal opportunity in employment to all staff members and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age or other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity applies to all facets of employment, pre-employment and the terms and conditions of employment, as well as discharge from employment.

The Y operates in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies or Agencies.