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.

Swim Instructor & Lifeguard

Are you passionate about protecting your community? Do you love swimming?
Join us at the Portage Township YMCA as a lifeguard!

We are looking for morning and evening lifeguards and swim instructors for summer swim lessons. Additional and continued hours are available for dual positions as sports staff which requires evening and weekend availability.

Position Summary: Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Instructs participants according to YMCA of the USA Standards and follows curriculum.

Applications with resumes may be submitted to apply@ymcaofportage.org or dropped off in-person at the YMCA.

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.

Dance / Gymnastics Instructor

As our youth gymnastics and dance programs continue to grow we are looking for awesome human beings who love to play with and teach kids!

Would you also like to get paid to play with kids while also teaching them moves and character values? Okay, cool… we can do that!

  • Experience teaching or participation in gymnastics, tumbling, dance, or cheer preferred.
  • More energy than you know what to do with.
  • Comfortability teaching a group on your own.
  • Open & Regular Availability on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4:15pm-5:15pm 
  • Part-time, with possibility of additional hours to meet demand and/or in other departments at the Y.
Applications with resumes may be submitted to apply@ymcaofportage.org or dropped off in-person at the YMCA.

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.

Member Services Representative

The Member Services Staff are nothing short of AMAZING as they are responsible for answering phones, managing memberships and program registrations, attending to member needs and are the first face someone sees when entering the building. The Portage Township YMCA is looking for friendly & outgoing professionals who work well while performing numerous duties simultaneously and have the skills to navigate technology.

Qualified Applicants must have availability between all builiding hours, Monday - Friday, 4am - 9pm and Saturday - Sunday, 6am - 6pm. Applicants must be available at least 25 hours per week. With the willingness to pick-up additional shifts as needed.

Applications with resumes may be submitted to apply@ymcaofportage.org or dropped off in-person at the YMCA. 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.

Personal Trainer

Do you have a passion for fitness, nutrition and healthy living? Do you enjoy sharing this passion with others? Personal Training might be right for you! Apply today!

Qualified Candidates:
  • Minimum age 18 preferred
  • Current nationally recognized and YMCA-approved personal training certification or Y-USA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Instructor certification.
  • Ability to accomdoate the needs of the client in regards to availability
Applications with resumes may be submitted to apply@ymcaofportage.org or dropped off in-person at the YMCA.

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.

Fun Zone Child Watch

Fun Zone is the Y's short-term child care option for parents and caregivers who need child care while they are using our facility. Hours vary between 8am-8pm and open availability is a must! If you enjoy working with younger children, Fun Zone is for you! Applications and resumes can be submitted to apply@ymcaofportage.org or drop-off in-person at the YMCA.

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.

School Age Camp Counselors

Outgoing?
Enthusiastic?
Looking to make a difference?
Good with kids?
Not afraid to get dirty?
Y camp offer values-oriented, camper-centered activities that help children discover their talents and feel a sense of belonging. Our activities combine friendships, adventure, and personal growth, creating days as unique as each camper and memories that last a lifetime. We offer a range of camp experiences through our day camps. We design and deliver creative programs that are based on YMCA values; caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith. We strive to nurture campers in a challenging and supportive environment where their safety and well-being are our priority. Interested in joining our day camp staff and making a difference in the lives of kids in your community?

Now Accepting Applications. Interview process will begin February 2021. Must be 18 years of age or older. Subject to federal fingerprinting background check, drug test and negative TB test.
Complete and send applications and resumes to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or drop-off in-person at the Portage Township YMCA.

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.

School Age Child Care

The Y is committed to providing families and children consistency and support through these challenging times. Regardless of school status, the Y offers traditional Before & After School Child Care, Virtual Learning Assistance and/or Out of School Care and are looking for reliable, responsible, mature, fun, and creative individuals to join our School Age Child Care Team!

Hours vary, Monday - Friday, 6:15am - 6:00pm
Part-Time, $8-$10/hour based on experience & education

Complete and send applications and resumes to Apply@ymcaofportage.org or drop-off in-person at the Portage Township YMCA.

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.