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.
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
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.