Employment Opportunities


Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA employs nearly 300 professionals in a variety of full-time and part-time positions. Our talented staff team is dedicated to the Y’s mission and works tirelessly to meet the needs of the communities we serve.


The Greater Joliet Area YMCA rewards dedicated full-time employees by offering a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • TWP_TOP100_Chicago_Portrait_2015_AWA defined contribution retirement plan with 12 percent of salary contributed by the association (when eligibility requirements are met)
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Health insurance, dental and life insurance
  • Professional development opportunities

twp_top100_chicago_portrait_2016_awPart-time employee benefits include:

  • Generous membership and program discounts
  • Participation in the Y’s retirement plan (when eligibility requirements have been met)


The Greater Joliet Area YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees must complete an Employment Application and submit to and pass a Background Check.

Part-Time Job Opportunities

Aquatics InstructorGalowich Family YMCAJoliet
Aquatics InstructorSmith Family YMCAJoliet
Aquatics InstructorC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Before & After School CounselorC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Before & After School CounselorGalowich Family YMCAJoliet
Before & After School CounselorMorris Community YMCAMorris
Before & After School CounselorSmith Family YMCAJoliet
Bilingual Reception Desk AttendantSmith Family YMCAJoliet
Building SupervisorC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Cleaning & Maintenance TechnicianMorris Community YMCAMorris
Kids Corner AttendantMorris Community YMCAMorris
LifeguardC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
LifeguardGalowich Family YMCAJoliet
LifeguardSmith Family YMCAJoliet
Personal TrainerMorris Community YMCAMorris
Reception Desk AttendantC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Summer Camp CounselorC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Summer Camp CounselorGalowich Family YMCAJoliet
Summer Camp CounselorMorris Community YMCAMorris
Summer Camp CounselorSmith Family YMCAJoliet
Summer Sports Camp CounselorMorris Community YMCAMorris
Tumbling InstructorC.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Water Fitness Instructor (Evenings)C.W. Avery Family YMCAPlainfield
Wellness AttendantMorris Community YMCAMorris

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