Work with the Y

Work with the Y

Working with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads is more than just a job. It's a chance to change the lives of people in our community.


Open Positions
We're hiring lifeguards and child care staff! Pre-certification not required—we train!
Lifeguard Jobs  Child Care Jobs


From inspiring youth in day camp with a sense of belonging, encouraging busy parents with  support for their family or helping students accomplish academic success—the Y is more than just a gym, and working here is more than a job. It’s a mission to transform lives, especially the young, and encourage everyone to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body.

We invite you to explore our current opportunities and learn more about what it means to be a team member at the Y. Join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, realize your leadership potential and discover a career that’s so much more than a job!

If you have any questions regarding our open positions, please email Kathleen Pickert.

What happens after you apply

YMCA Culture


Exceptional team members drive our mission



We offer competitive benefits for all our employees.

Departments & Locations


With 27 locations across southern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina and a variety of opportunities, the Y has the job for you!

Career Paths


Grow your skills and career at the Y—many on our leadership team started part-time!

E-Verify Logo


The Y participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and Dept. of Homeland Security with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Learn more.

Right To Work

If you have the right to work, don't let anyone take it away. Learn more.