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


Full-time maintanence (2 openings)

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County has two full-time openings in its maintenance department. Successful candidate must perform duties required to keep YWCA of Gettysburg & Adams County facilities and grounds in a clean, safe and well maintained condition. Perform such duties as requested of her/him by the Maintenance Director in order to create the best possible condition for the health and safety of all participants.

Full Time Maintenance Job Description

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.

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

Job openings updated 1/24/2018


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