YMCA of Greater Charlotte


Consider Your Career
Why do you work? 

Who do you serve? 

What do you want in life?

These are important questions to ask yourself whether you're beginning work or changing your career.

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte offers engaging full and part-time careers!  As the largest community service organization in the country, the goal of the YMCA is to serve our communities. The Y is a place where you can be a part of something bigger than yourself. You will grow and develop your career and your character while serving God, your team and community.


Being a part of the Y allows you to be confident that you are working for a stable and reputable organization. The YMCA of Greater Charlotte began in 1874 and now serves 900 square miles through 22 locations.  The YMCA of Greater Charlotte is one of the largest YMCA associations in the nation. The YMCA of Greater Charlotte's strategic plan is centered on improving the health and well-being of all people. You can help the Y make positive changes where we live, work and play.

Areas of Career Service
Aquatics – lifeguards, swim instructors, coaches
Child Care/Education – camp counselors, afterschool counselors, program directors
Community Development – family advocates, social workers, volunteer coordinators
Financial Development – fundraisers, advocates
Health and Wellness – fitness instructors, personal trainers, lifestyle coaches, group exercise instructors
Membership – member experience representatives
Sports – referees, coaches, program directors
Support Functions – specialists in marketing, accounting, human resources, maintenance and information services

Career Paths
There are a wide variety of career options at the YMCA depending on individual goals.  There is always room for advancement.  Progression steps in various departments may include associate, coordinator, director, senior director and executive.

Search our career opportunities.



YMCA Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.