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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


Membership Director – Full time, salary

The membership director provides administrative supervision to the YWCA Service Desk procedures and personnel and manages the Membership Department, with responsibilities including, but not limited to: correspondence, data entry and research.

This is a full-time, salaried position that reports to the executive director.  Salary ranges from $29,120 to $31,200 based off of experience. Candidates should complete online application and send resume to Drew Harding, human resources director, at dharding@ywcagettysburg.org.

Membership Director job description

Yoga Instructor– Part Time

Must be available some mornings.


  • Must have Yoga instructor certification.
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification.
  • Child Abuse, criminal background check, FBI clearances.
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing personality.
  • Ability to create and monitor safe and effective exercise programs for individuals, as well as recognize a member’s potential and limitations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members, peers, and supervisor.

Function : Conduct a workout leading others in a series of dance-like moves. Focus on customer service, member engagement, satisfaction, and retention by building relationships so that members become connected and feel part of the YWCA family.

RESPONSIBILITIES : include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain appropriate certifications.
  • Must develop and conduct safe, fun, dynamic and effective Yoga classes.
  • Design safe and comprehensive yoga class for various participants from diverse group.
  • Provide a high degree of service through a professional relationship with our members and guests in regards to their needs, concerns and questions.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse group of people effectively and diplomatically.
  • Ensure the class area is clean and in order for the next class and that all equipment is functioning properly.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong participant enrollments.
  • Maintain attendance records.
  • Supports the Mission and Vision of the YWCA and build community.
  • Follow and enforce all YWCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures.
  • Completes incident/accident reports, as necessary.
  • Handle difficult situations involving participants with patience, good judgment, and with diplomacy is expected.
  • Communicate any equipment problems, member concerns, or suggestions to the Sports and Fitness

Physical Demands: Must be able to physically lead and demonstrate the skill and/or activity that is asked of members.

Lead Gymnastics InstructorPart Time

We are 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.

Massage TherapistHours are flexible 

The YWCA is looking for a reliable and motivated licensed massage therapist with superior customer service skills to join our team. Hours are flexible during facility operation hours.  Must be willing to work evening hours.  Generous employee discounts, including a free gym membership! The YW offers a competitive commission structure. Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and first aid certification.

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


  • 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 7/6/2017


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.