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YMCA of Austin provides some of the best jobs in the Austin Metropolitan area. We’ve increased our wages, offer flexible hours, give a free household membership, provide bonus opportunities, and so much more! Apply today!

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Youth Development Leader

Afterschool Counselors (Youth Development Leaders) lead various activities that aim to give children a well-rounded experience. Activities include physical activities, social-emotional learning, and much more! If you have an open afternoon schedule, would like to work up to 20 hours per week and have weekends off, this is the perfect job for you.

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Early Education Teacher

Our Early Education Teachers teach foundational life skills using tools, strategies, and techniques to prepare children for school readiness. If you are looking to work up to 25 hours per week, have flexible availability, and would like to have weekends off, this is the perfect job for you!

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Become a lifeguard at the YMCA and help save lives. When you become a lifeguard, you’re taking a stand to be a lifesaver, protect others, and serve the community. Free training! Through classroom activities, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you’ll learn skills that enable you to start working right away. If you love spending time around water, have a flexible schedule, and can work 15 – 28 hours per week, this is the perfect job for you!

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Swim Instructor

Become a Swim instructor at the YMCA and help save lives.
Swim lessons are crucial for every child at any age. Not only do swim lessons reduce the risk of drowning and improve water safety skills, but swimming is also a fun way to stay active and encourage healthy living from an early age. If you enjoy teaching and swimming, have a flexible schedule, and can work 15 – 28 hours per week, this is the perfect job for you! Apply today!

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Project Safe

In collaboration with Colin’s Hope, the Y is working toward the goal of providing area pre-k, kinder, and first graders with critical safety, aquatics, and fitness education through the program Project SAFE (Safety, Aquatics, and Fitness Education.) Project Safe provides swim instruction, safety education and fitness activities at no charge to parents across the community. If you enjoy teaching, swimming and making an impact in your community, this is the perfect job for you! Apply Today!

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Sports Officials

Youth sports encourage and promote healthy kids, families, and communities by placing a priority on family involvement, healthy competition, mutual respect, team-building, and much more! If you enjoy teaching, sports and making an impact in your community, this is the perfect job for you! Apply Today!

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Site Leaders

Are you looking to positively impact your community? We believe team sports can enrich the lives of people. Join our team of Sports Officials and Staff! Share your passion and skills for Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, and more!

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Program Lead

You are responsible for the planning, implementation, management, and oversight of all aquatics programming, organizational partnerships, public relations, and outreach activities on behalf of the YMCA of Austin aquatics department.

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The YMCA of Austin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. YMCA of Austin complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.