Open Positions

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County has a wide range of employment opportunities. Current position openings are listed below.

The YWCA is a great place to work! We have competitive wages, convenient location, and great working environment and support staff.  Excellent benefits for all employment statuses.

Employee Membership Benefits

  • All staff receives an Individual Rec and 10 Guest Passes.
  • Staff working more than 5 hrs/wk is eligible for Family Rec Pass.
  • Staff working less than 5 hrs/wk is eligible for discounted Family Rec Pass.
  • All staff receives YW discounts such as; races, massage, programs and community discount cards, movie tickets, and much more.

Staff working 40+ hours/ week

  • Company contributed Retirement
  • Paid time off
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Flex Spending account
  • Childcare discount
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Health Benefits and Paid Time Off begin the 1st of the month after 60 days.

Staff working 20+ hours/ week

  • Company contributed Retirement
  • Paid time off
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flex Spending account
  • Childcare discount
  • 11 Paid Holidays

Gymnastics Instructor – Part Time

The YWCA is looking for someone who can provide a FUN and energetic environment! Must have gymnastics knowledge and experience with teaching children gymnastics and/or tumbling. Must be able to prepare lesson plans, lead and demonstrate classes, and answer questions about the program. Hours are flexible. Must be CPR & First Aid Certified.

Pay based on experience.

Zumba Toning Instructor – Part Time

The YWCA is looking for a Zumba Toning Instructor. Applicants must have an upbeat attitude in order to provide a good experience for our members. Experience with Zumba is required and you must be able to conduct a class on a regular basis.

Pay based on experience.

Indoor Cycling Instructor – Part Time

The YWCA is looking for an indoor cycling instructor to lead our cycling class. Applicants must have an upbeat attitude in order to provide a good experience for our members. Must be able to coach class members on cycling and create workouts for the class. Hours are flexible.

Pay based on experience.

Preschool Teacher – Full Time – Benefited – Adams County Commerce Center

Full time preschool position available at our Adams Commerce Park Child Care Center. Candidate must have a degree in early childhood , elementary education or a related human services field.Must be able to communicate in a clear and positive manner. Will be responsible to assist and lead educational and fun activities each day, remaining highly interactive with the children at all times. Will be responsible to create a good working relationship with parents for the purpose of having consistent communication and best serving their children. Will be required to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the children at all times. Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Group Supervisor – Full Time 9:00 am to 6:00 pm M-F

Adams Commerce Center is looking for qualified candidate to provide high-quality childcare to the children. Must be able to communicate in a clear and positive manner. Will be responsible to assist and lead educational and fun activities each day, remaining highly interactive with the children at all times. Will be responsible to create a good working relationship with parents for the purpose of having consistent communication and best serving their children. Will be required to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the children at all times. Minimum of High School Diploma or GED. Candidates must have 2500 documented hours of working in a Human Services field that works with children. Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and FBI clearances, and first aid certification.

Summer Camp Counselor – Full Time Seasonal Employee 

Now accepting applications for positions working with school age children in our summer camp program at the Commerce Center location. Hours will be 2-6 pm. Candidates must have at least 2500 hours experience working with children. Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, FBI clearances and complete any necessary paperwork for employment. We are looking for at least two counselors. There is potential for continued employment at the end of the summer season.

Applicants can contact Teresa Rodgers at 717-334-7150 ext. 221 or at trodgers@ywcagettysburg.org

Lifeguard – Part Time

Do you have a desire to improve lives through exercise? Join a team where you grow and learn while having a fun! The YWCA is currently looking for energetic and driven individuals who want to make a difference.

  • Lifeguards monitor pool activities and ensures member safety.
  • Lifeguards need to possess knowledge of rescue procedures and emergency medical procedures.
  • To help prevent incidents, lifeguards must enforce all safety guidelines as outlined by the YWCA.
  • To ensure safety, lifeguards must remain alert throughout an entire shift.
  • Additional job duties a lifeguard performs include preparing activity and incident reports and performing pool maintenance.

In addition to a rewarding, fast-paced work environment, our team members receive:

  • Ongoing training
  • Opportunities for career development & growth
  • Complimentary YWCA membership, and complimentary family pass if scheduled 5+ hours/week
  • Reduced fees on YWCA programs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must have current American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications.
  • A lifeguard may need to possess a pre-employment physical and a skills test.
  • Candidates must be at least 15 years old.
  • Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and FBI clearances.

Sharks Swim Team Head Coach – Part Time

Candidate must have current American Red Cross, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. Experience is preferred but training is available. Candidates must be willing to work weeknights between 5:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. and some Saturdays between 7:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. between October and February.


Masters Swim Coach – Part Time

Candidate must have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications (or acquire them within 6 months of employment), and have at least 2 years of experience in coaching a swim team.  Candidate must also be a member of USMS.


Swim Instructor – Part Time

WSI certification required for this position. Must have current American Red Cross, CPR, First Aid, and AED. Preferred experience teaching preschool and/or school-age group swim lessons. We are looking for individuals with flexibility.

Aquatics applicants can contact Cora Rhoads at 717-334-9171, ext. 129, or crhoads@ywcagettysburg.org.


Job openings updated 4/9/2018

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Interested candidates can also download our Employment Application and return the completed form to our Service Desk or email completed application form to dharding@ywcagettysburg.org. Internal candidates, please submit a letter of interest to HR department.

**Applicants for all positions must be willing and able to acquire favorable Child Abuse, Criminal Background, and FBI Clearances, and First Aid Certification (as applicable)

YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age or disability.