Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.
The Y offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas. Employment opportunities listed here are for all YMCA locations in the Metropolitan Detroit association. For listings of specific Y locations, please select your local Y from the menu on the right side of this page.
The Buddy Soccer League is special soccer league developed with the City of Southgate Parks and Rec Department and Jack's Place for Autism. The league is specially designed to accommodate all kids including kids with ASD, Down's Syndrome, or cognitive disorders. Each team will have two staff coaches and parent volunteers. Along with the staff coaches and parent volunteers teams will have "Buddies" assigned to the players to help them be successful. Buddies are typically developing kids who want to share their time and help kids have a good experience in soccer.
The coaches will be given special training by the experts at Jack's Place for Autism.
The league runs August 19-October 14. Coaches training will start at the beginning of August. Practices and games are held on Saturdays.
Under the supervision of the Healthy Living and Life Skills Program Director and in collaboration with local branch Youth Development Managers; Phoenix Infusion Specialists will be responsible for the implementation, staff development, and data tracking of the Phoenix Infusion Curriculum in summer day camp (literacy, STEM, nutrition, and character development). Infusion Specialists guide the academic and social development of children ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment. Specialists provide hands-on support for day camp counselors and program staff responsible for delivering the Infusion curriculum. Infusion Specialists will role model facilitation techniques and provide various resources to staff and children to maximize the impact of the Infusion Curriculum. Infusion Specialists are responsible for providing support to several local Y branch camps throughout the summer.
Under the supervision of the Healthy Living and Life Skills Program Director and in collaboration with Livonia Family YMCA, Rotary Club of Livonia and Blessings in a Backpack; the FUEL UP Director will be responsible for the implementation, volunteer development, and data tracking of the Fuel Up program throughout the summer to include food delivery, literacy, STEM, nutrition, and character development. The Fuel Up Director will guide the academic and social development of children ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy environment. Director and the assistant will provide hands-on support for Fuel Up volunteers and partners and be responsible for delivering the overall mobile program. The Fuel Up Director will assist and provide various resources to volunteers and children to maximize the impact of the Fuel Up program. The Fuel Up Director is responsible for coordination and planning of the Fuel UP program throughout the association during the summer.
The North Oakland Family YMCA is seeking individuals for the customer service specialist position. This position works directly with the marketing and member engagement team to provide high quality customer service and member engagement. Ideal individuals for this team are outgoing, friendly, able to multi-task, solution oriented and problem solvers. A customer service specialist is the face of the North Oakland Family YMCA and works directly with current and future members.
The Macomb Family YMCA is looking for an energetic, active and mission driven individual to join our sports and enrichment staff. This position works directly with the youth of our community, providing supervision and programming in activities such as basketball, t-ball, soccer, multi-sports clinics and more.