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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

*11 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


Group Supervisor (GS)Full Time

Adams Commerce Center in School Age Classroom. Qualified candidate must be able to provide high-quality childcare to the children.   Will be required to implement and oversee weekly activity planning and to oversee and manage on-site staff in Coordinator’s absence and have the responsibility to report any violations of policy or staff concerns promptly.  Will assist and lead educational and fun activities each day, remaining highly interactive with the children at all times.  Will be required to provide consistent supervision with a focus on safety for the children at all times along with creating a good working relationship with parents for the purpose of best serving their children.   Will be required to participate in continuing education, trainings and weekly staff meetings. Required Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field or Associate’s Degree in Education or related field.  Candidates must have at least 2500 hours experience working with children.  Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and FBI clearances, and first aid certification.

Customer Service Representative – Part Time

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County has an immediate opening for a part-time service desk attendant hours: Monday 5-10 pm, Thursday 3-6 pm and every other Sunday 9:45 am-1:00 pm. Starting pay is $8.50, once introductory period is met (the first of the month after a successful 60 days a pay increase will be awarded. Candidates must be responsible, reliable, friendly, trustworthy, over 18, can follow policies, work well with the public and by themselves, etc. Must have customer service experience. Must be flexible and available to pick up other shifts when needed.

Childcare Provider-Part Time

Main YWCA has part time Childcare positions available beginning immediately from M-F 2-6 pm working with children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum requirement of 2500 professional hours experience working with children and a high school diploma.

 Child Care Staff- Full Time Floating Substitute Teacher

Child Care – Now accepting applications for a full time floating substitute at our 909 Fairfield Road location.  Candidate must have at minimum 25oo hours working in a human service field working with children.  Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  Interested applicants can complete an application and submit to YWCA service desk to the attention of Paula Howard or via email at phoward@ywcagettysburg.org.

 Custodian –Half Time

Those who hold this very important position are responsible for making sure YWCA members, staff, and guests enjoy the benefits of a clean environment. We are looking for a dependable, energetic individuals.  The successful applicant must be flexible and willing to work evenings during the week, usually between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m., and 5 to 8 p.m., every other weekend rotating Saturdays and Sundays. The position will be required to complete all duties listed on a daily schedule along with maintaining the upkeep of assigned areas and equipment to include: dusting, floor care, bathroom cleaning, painting, vacuuming, sanitizing, trash removal, window washing and other custodial tasks as needed. May be required to operate motorized equipment and set-up and/or tear down furniture for events/meetings. This position requires working with cleaning solvents and chemical compounds and conditions that may create dust and dirt along with the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Previous cleaning or custodial experience required. Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background.

 Certified Lifeguard- Part Time

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. Lifeguards monitor pool activities and ensures member safety. Additional job duties a lifeguard performs include preparing activity and incident reports and performing pool maintenance.

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 Lesson Instructors-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 5/23/2017


Interested candidates can also download our Employment Application and return the completed form to our Service Desk or email completed application form to aweaver@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.