Careers — Join Our Cause
When you work for the Y, you gain the opportunity to make a positive and enduring impact in your own community.
Before/After School Care
Build children's confidence every day as a Fun Co. staff member. The Y is largest non-profit provider of licensed child care in Tennessee, and you are the key to our success! Join our fun, supportive and engaging team, and become a role model for children in your community.
Provide a fun, safe environment for families to cool off this summer. Lifeguards help people learn to swim and meet their health and wellness goals. The YMCA provides certification training to help you support your community.
Why Work for the Y?
Like No Other
>> At the Y, everything we do brings our cause of strengthening community to life.
It’s felt each time a neighbor makes a healthy choice, when a caring adult mentors a child and when a community comes together for the common good.
Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
>> The Y offers a wide range of job opportunities.
- Seasonal, part-time or full-time job opportunities
- Open seven days a week
- More flexible work schedule
- 15 wellness center locations
- More than 140 school partner sites
- 320-acre outdoor center
- Corporate Office
>> When you feel well, you do well—both professionally and personally.
- Comprehensive benefits package for full time staff
- 403(b) savings account
- Participation in the Y Retirement Plan after two years
- Free membership at all 15 wellness center locations
- Discounts on youth programs, summer camps and sports instruction
>> We invest in you.
The YMCA of Middle Tennessee is dedicated to helping our team members reach their professional goals and feel valued. We offer a comprehensive leadership development and certification system that promotes learning at all career stages.
We also provide Employee Resource Groups, which provide a space for people to network, mentor one another, participate in personal and professional development and more—all while building meaningful connections.
It’s a very good feeling to know you could be saving someone’s life, helping somebody.
—Cynthia, YMCA Lifeguard
It’s honestly the best first job that I could think of. You do get a lot of responsibility, but it teaches you a lot.
—Destinee, YMCA Lifeguard