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. If you have any questions about the positions available at the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County feel free to reach out to Drew Harding, Human Resources Director, at dharding@ywcagettysburg.org or (717) 334-9171 x 139.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the link to fill out an application!

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 per Week (Full Time)

  • 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 per week (Half Time)

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

Available Jobs:

Aquatics Director – Full Time – Salaried

The YWCA is looking for an aquatics director to run our indoor pool year round as well as our outdoor pool in the summer. The director has an assistant director to help them with running the pools. The aquatics director position is a full time salaried, exempt position. Pay starts at $32,800 if you still need some certifications and $36,900 if you have all of the required certifications already.

FUNCTION: Develops and implements aquatic programs in a junior Olympic-sized indoor pool. One is also required to maintain a 12-person spa in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Works with and supervises part-time staff,instructors, lifeguards, and/or program volunteers. Is responsible for budget planning,fundraising, training, advertising. Programming and administration of the entire Aquatic Department. Promotes participation of persons from diverse ethnic, racial, and economic backgrounds.

REQUIREMENTS: Must have Instructor certification for Lifeguards and have a certified Pool Operator license and Pesticide Applicator License for Pennsylvania or obtain it within 6 months of taking this position.

Must have the following current certifications:

· ARC Lifeguard & First Aid

· ARC CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

· ARC Administration of Emergency Oxygen

· ARC Blood borne Pathogen

· ARC Lifeguard Instructor

· ARC Water Safety Instructor

· Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

Would prefer the following current certifications:

· Water Safety Instructor Trainer

· Lifeguard Instructor Trainer

· US Water Fitness Instructor

· Swim coach experience

· Another aquatic certifications that may improve the quality of aquatic programming

· Business experience or degree

Experience in management, administration, budgeting, and aquatic programs. The ability to communicate orally and in writing is also necessary.

Benefits at the YWCA for full time employees include: Paid time off, 9 paid holidays, retirement account, medical, dental, vision, full YWCA membership for your immediate family, 10 guest passes a year, flexible spending account, pet insurance, and fin fit financial assistance.

Aquatics Director Job Description

Part Time Child Care Provider – M-F 3:00 – 6:00pm

The YWCA Gettysburg is looking for 1 qualified candidate to provide high-quality childcare to our 3-6 year old kids from 3:00pm – 6:00pm M-F. 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, Degrees are preferred. Candidates must have 2500 documented hours (2 years) of working with children. Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and FBI clearances, and first aid certification.

Pay is $9.40 – 12.00/hour depending on education and experience.

Child Care Floater – Full Time

The YWCA Gettysburg Commerce Center is looking for a qualified full time candidate to provide high-quality childcare from 9:00am – 6:00pm M-F. 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, Degrees are preferred. Candidates must have 2500 (2 years) documented hours of working with children. Must be willing and able to acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and FBI clearances, and first aid certification.

Pay is $9.40-$12.00/hour depending on level of education.

Gymnastics Instructor -Half Time

The YWCA is looking for someone who can provide a FUN and energetic environment! Experience is required, pay starting at $15.00/hour with dental, vision and paid time off. 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.

Saturday Morning Yoga Instructor

The YWCA is looking for a certified Yoga instructor for our Saturday morning position. The instructor would receive a YWCA membership with their employment and pay starts at $9.40/ hour. The instructor would be responsible for creating a positive class environment for the Yoga participants. If you are interested please scroll to the bottom of this page to fill out an application.

Lifeguard – Part Time / Full Time Seasonal

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.

Morning Body Sculpting/Weight Training Instructor

The YWCA is looking for a Body Sculpting/Weight Training instructor to to create a class for our members. Applicants must have an upbeat attitude in order to provide a good experience for our members. Hours are Monday 10:30-11:30am and Wednesday 9:30-10:30 am. Pay based on experience starting at $9.40. Employees get a rec pass included

 Group Fitness Instructor – Part Time

The YWCA is looking for a group fitness instructor to create a class for our members. Applicants must have an upbeat attitude in order to provide a good experience for our members. Hours are flexible.

Pay based on experience.

Lifeguard – Part Time / Full Time Seasonal

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.

Zumba Instructor – Part Time

The YWCA is looking for a Zumba 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. Class is Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00am – 9:00am.

Swim Team Coach – Part Time

The YWCA is looking for two part time swim team coaches for the upcoming 2018 fall season. Starting at $9.20 per hour. The hours for the position will be 5:45PM-7:45PM October through February. Candidates must be CPR/AED certified, as well as first as certified.Must acquire favorable child abuse, criminal background, and FBI clearances.

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.

Sharks Team Head Swim 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 8/01/2019

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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.