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Careers at the YMCA

Going to work should be fun. But imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. The YMCA of Lansing offers you this opportunity. Within our 3 locations, we staff over 500 employees, each of whom help make a tremendous impact throughout the Lansing area. Whatever your talent, interest, or level of experience, you can realize your potential in any array of available positions.

If you’d like to make a lasting impact through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, apply with the Y.

Online Interest Form: Interested in working for the Y but have questions and want to chat with our Y staff on employment options? Fill out our interest form and our department supervisors will reach out to you!

Click Here for Interest Form

Click Here for Online Application

Current Job Openings

Part-Time Positions (Available at Multiple Locations)


Anti-Hunger Team Member

Anti-Hunger Bus Driver

SPARK Instructor



Swim Instructor

Child Watch 

Child Watch Staff

Day Camp

Day Camp Role Model


Fitness Attendant

Personal Trainer


Membership Clerk 

Oak Park Evening & Weekend Membership Lead


Maintenance Coordinator

Maintenance and Sanitation Worker

Child Care

Oak Park YMCA Early Learning Center

Oak Park YMCA Early Learning Center is a fully licensed child care center that serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Our mission is to provide a safe nurturing and age appropriate environment that encourages individual growth.  Our childcare programs are continually reviewed and revised to provide childcare, which is safe, secure, and dependable: a place where children and parents feel welcome and comfortable.

Current Job Openings: 

Oak Park Early Learning Center- Assistant Teacher

Oak Park Early Learning Center - Lead Teacher


Mystic Lake YMCA Overnight Camp - Lake,MI 

Mystic Lake YMCA Camp is the Overnight Camp branch of the YMCA of Lansing. Mystic Lake is located in beautiful Clare County and is located on its own 600 acre private lake. Follow the link below to learn more about the unique opportunities and life changing experiences that can be found at Mystic Lake. Click Here for more information: 

Camp Cabin Counselor

Outdoor Education Instructor 

Housekeeping/General Maintenance 

Assistant Food Service Manager 

Food Service Employee -Dishwasher  

Food Service Employee – Cook 



To apply for an YMCA open position, please fill out our online employment application.

Click Here for Online Employment Application

For any questions regarding employment opportunities, please email Amy Stearns Human Resource and Risk Director at