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The Waynesboro Area YMCA offers many opportunities for you to do what you are passionate about. Whether it’s child care, aquatics or fitness…. we offer positions that allow you to work within the environment you are passionate about! The Y employs approximately 150 staff members both full and part time. Many positions offer flexible schedules, membership benefits and more! If you are interested in working at our Y, please complete our Employment Application. Applications may be submitted in person, via email to Karen Ford or mailed to 810 E. Main Street, Waynesboro PA 17268.

Lead Teacher, Genesis Learning Center


  • A Friendly “Customer Service” attitude, neat, professional appearance
  • Strong public relation and impersonal skills
  • Strong computer and writing skills required
  • Staff supervision ability necessary

Must meet one of the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year experience with children
  • An Associates degree as listed above with 3 years supervisory experience with child care staff and minimum 3 years experience with teaching children

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement a classroom curriculum, and develop weekly lesson plans that help each child learn, grow, and thrive educationally socially, physically, and behaviorally
  • Ensure all students are adequately prepared to enter kindergarten in the Waynesboro Area School District
  • Lead the children in a manner that will give them a caring, disciplined and safe atmosphere in which to learn, play and socialize
  • Emphasize Christian values, with a focus on putting Christian principles and practices into action through lessons, activities, and everyday life
  • Assess participants progress in education, social, physical, and behavioral categories
  • Assist the Youth Development Program Director with designated activities to meet the objectives of the YMCA mission
  • Hold effective monthly staff meetings
  • Follow all regulations and policies set forth by the Department of Human Services
  • Establish and maintain ongoing effective communication with parents
  • Coordinates and maintains all children’s records – registration, attendance, health, emergency and contact forms, assessments, etc.

Effect on End Results:

The satisfactory performance of the Lead Teacher of the Genesis Learning Center will result in:

  • The development and administration of sound and efficient department and programmatic procedures, records, and systems to provide accurate information for parents, staff and volunteers
  • An annual increase in program participants

Terms of employment:

  • All employees must acquire First Aid, Water Safety and Fire Safety Training
  • Health appraisals must be completed annually with a TB Test every 2 years
  • All background clearances – Criminal History, Child Abuse and FBI Clearances; the employee is responsible for the FBI clearance
  • Must submit proof of degree(s) held/credits accrued and experience pertaining to job requirements
  • Must obtain 6 hours of annual DHS Training
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Please submit your Resume with a cover letter and 3 references to Karen Ford, HR Associate to the following email –



Summer Camp Counselor/Lead Counselor


  • High School diploma or a general education development certificate
  • Must be of the highest moral character
  • Must be committed to the fulfillment of the goals of the YMCA and the Summer Day Camp

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • To develop and implement weekly plans that encompass the gross and small motor skills, creativity and spiritual well-being of each child
  • To lead the children in a manner that will give them a caring, disciplined and safe atmosphere in which to learn, play and socialize
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Follow the regulations and policies set forth by the Department of Public Welfare
  • Maintain ongoing communication with parents

Terms of Employment: 

  • All employees must acquire First Aid, Water Safety and Fire Safety training
  • A Criminal History and Child Abuse Check must be submitted, FBI fingerprinting is responsibility of employee
  • Must submit proof of degree(s) held/credits accrued and experience pertaining job requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Please visit our website to submit an application to be considered for employment

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Must have American Red Cross Certification or other recognized rescue certification such as Boy Scouts of America or Ellis Guarding. Our facility has 2 indoor pools- 25 meter lap swim pool and shallow water rehabilitation pool. Activities requiring guards include swim lessons, open swim, lap swim, party rentals and swim team practice. Day, evening & weekend shifts available. Membership benefits as well as flexible scheduling options.

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Personal Trainer

Our Personal Trainers work both one-on-one and in small groups with members and program participants to help people develop a health lifestyle and meet fitness goals.  Utilizing fitness knowledge and experience, Personal Trainers act as “fitness experts” for YMCA members.


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must maintain CPR & First Aid Certification
  • Must have current nationally recognized personal training certification or YUSA Strength and Conditioning Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field preferred
  • Must be able to work day time hours and weekends

The Y offers a safe and supportive environment, competitive pay, and Y staff are provided with free Y memberships.

Job Type:  Part-time, morning availability preferred

If you have any additional questions, please contact Shannon Lee at or 717-762-6012.