When you work for the Y, you gain the opportunity to make a positive and enduring impact in your own community. 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.

The YMCA of Middle Tennessee is an incredible place to launch a fulfilling career or enjoy part time/seasonal employment. As an employee, you will have access to paid training/certifications, flexible schedules and a positive work environment with unlimited opportunities. Click the links below to view our open positions today!

Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

Lifeguard standing next to pool


Lifeguards provide a fun, safe environment for families to play together while our swim instructors teach life savings water safety skills to children and adults. Red Cross certification training is provided. Apply today!


Learn More

School Age Services

School Age Service Counselors at work


Build a child's confidence and serve as a role model as a YMCA Fun Company staff member! Staff provide fun, nurturing environments to foster kids' social, spiritual and mental growth.


Browse SAS Staff Positions

Camp Widjiwagan

Camp Widji counselors


The Camp Widjiwagan team lives for adventure, loves the outdoors and has a passion for serving kids. Learn how to lead, inspire and build confidence in campers by making their summer unforgettable.


Camp Widji Summer Positions

Flexible hours and a wide range of job opportunities

  • Seasonal opportunities
  • Part-time or full-time job opportunities
  • Open seven days a week / More flexible work schedule
  • 14 wellness center locations
  • More than 140 school partner sites
  • 320-acre outdoor center
  • Corporate Office

Generous benefits

  • Benefits package including generous paid time off for full time staff
  • Participation in Y Retirement plan and 403 (b) savings account upon eligibility
  • Free membership at all 14 wellness center locations
  • Discounts on youth programs, summer camps and sports instruction

Career development

We are 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.