Discover your passion

The PORTAGE TOWNSHIP YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other status protected by law.

Let's face it. You have a choice to make - one that will define your future. Where will you build your profession? Where can you find meaningful work that offers rich rewards? Where can you build a better future for yourself and for kids, families and your community? Where can you work in a supportive team environment? Where can you work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility? Where can you work and have fun?

All of this can be found at the Y. The Y gets the job done through staff members who are carefully selected for their interests, experiences and enthusiasm. With over 100 years of service to community, the Y knows that its mission is achieved one person at a time - carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and skillful staff member.
 
Please bring completed Employment Application to:
Our Welcome Center located in the lobby
OR
Email to Human Resources: Apply@ymcaofportage.org

Personal Trainers & Group Exercise Instructors

Join our team!
If healthy habits and exercise are a passion that you would enjoy sharing with others, apply today at the Portage Township YMCA! Specifically looking for early morning, evening, and weekend availability. Current Group Fitness certifications preferred.  Below are our open positions in Healthy Living & Wellness:
  • Personal Trainers
  • Group Fitness Instructors with evening & weekend availability
Apply online by submitting completed application to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or in-person today.

The PORTAGE TOWNSHIP YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other status protected by law.

Lifeguards - Swim Instructors

As our new and updated aquatics program takes off, we are looking to hire an Aquatics Outreach Instructor to take the Ys Safety Around Water program out to our community in early August.

Qualified Applications:
  • Must be at least 16 years of age & have a valid work permit if under 18 years
  • Be certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Trained.
  • Have a current YMCA Lifeguard Certification or equivalent
  • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness
  • Demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of strokes and techniques.
  • Have reliable transportation

Please apply by submitting resume to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or submit a completed employment application to the Portage Township YMCA.

Gymnastics Coach

The Portage Township YMCA offers recreational, progressive, and non-sanctioned competitive team gymnastics for children ages 18 months and older. We are looking to strengthen & expand our program with coaches that will provide group gymnastics instruction, monitor and educate patrons on fitness and safety, and maintain a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants. Reliable and consistent attendance is required.

Applicants must:

  • Have prior gymnastics experience
  • Be at least 15 years of age or older
  • Ability to complete CPR, AED, First Aid certifications, Child Abuse & Neglect Detection & Prevention trainings within 90 days of hire.

The PORTAGE TOWNSHIP YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other status protected by law.

Y-Care Staff

We are currently seeking talented, caring, and compassionate individuals to fill multiple vacancies in our before & after school program,  Y-Care. Portage Township Schools begin on Wednesday, August 15.  Available shifts are from 6:30am - 8:30am and 3:00pm - 6:00pm.  Submit resumes and employment applications to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or turn into the Welcome Center at the Y.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. At least 18 years of age
2. At least one year of experience is required
3. High school diploma
4. Trainings must include: Advanced CPR & First Aid, Universal Precautions, Child abuse Prevention training, and 12 credit hours of additional training, 6 of which must be outside the YMCA.
5. Annual TB test
6. FBI Fingerprint background check required by state of Indiana

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Ability to instruct and observe participants in afterschool program.
• Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child if necessary.
• Ability to plan, instruct and participate in activities with participants.

Fun Zone - Child Watch

Fun Zone Child Watch is the place to be when parents are working out in the facility and/or taking advantage of our Drop & Go Child Care.  Fun Zone hours are offered in the morning and evening while Drop & Go Child Care is available Monday - Friday, 9am - 7pm (on reserved basis).  Fun Zone staff care for children 18 months thru 12 years of age.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be at least 14 years of age or older with work permit
  • Must exhibit pastience and understanding when working with children of all ages

Housekeeping

We are looking for evening housekeeping staff to assit in day-to-day tasks of keeping our building clean & tidy.  Hours are 4pm - 9pm, Monday - Friday with the possibility of additional hours pick-up shifts.  Email resume and completed employment application to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or drop-off at the Y's Welcome Center.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Requirement within first 90 days: CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid; Child Abuse Detection and Prevention, Universal Precautions; Creating the Member Experience; Listen First; New Employee Orientation.
2. At least 18 years of age.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Ability to stand and kneel to clean for long periods of time
• Ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs, bend and twist body as needed for cleaning

Healthy Living Coordinator

The Wellness Department is looking for a part-time & qualified candidate to oversee all of the Healthy Living Operations within our facility. In addition to the qualifications below, candidates must have the ability to work a set schedule which includes evening and weekend hours, as well as, the ability to substitute for group exercise classes when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent and/or two years related experience preferred.
  2. Minimum age of 21.
  3. Requirements within 90 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Detection & Prevention, CPR, First Aid, AED, and Universal Precautions certification; New Employee Orientation; Listen First and Creating the Member Experience.
  4. Completion of YMCA program-specific certifications.
  5. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  1. Ability to sit, stand, kneel, squat for long periods of time.
  2. Ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs or more.
  3. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).
Submit resumes to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or complete and employment application and turn in at the Welcome Center located in the YMCA lobby.