Employment Opportunities

Do you feel like something is missing in your current job?

Come work for the YMCA and be a role model, a supporter, and make a difference as you help build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. We provide a values-based environment where caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are incorporated into everything we do. The atmosphere is fun, the facilities are safe and clean, and the work is rewarding!

The Family YMCA of Marion & Polk Counties is comprised of three branches, a resident camp and a day camp location.

For all job listings, please download and complete our employment application and return to Human Resources at 544 Ferry St. SE, Salem, Or 97301, or scan your application and email to humanresources@theyonline.org. Any questions, call (503) 581-9622.

careersThe YMCA offers:

  • Flexible hours
  • Fun atmosphere
  • Free Y membership
  • Discounted fees on YMCA programs
  • Work that makes a difference in the lives of others
  • Relationships with decision-makers
  • Opportunities for training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Health insurance & for full-time staff
  • Retirement benefits (after meeting minimum requirements)

The Family YMCA of Marion & Polk Counties is an equal employment opportunity employer that values a committed and diverse work force.

Job Positions

-We are always looking for qualified child care staff.

Full Time:



Youth Development Director (DESCRIPTION COMING SOON)

Part Time:


Youth Sports Coaches or Referees 

Group Fitness Instructor




Aqua Fitness Instructor

Gymnastics Instructor



Please review and complete the following documents in addition to our employment application if applying for a camp position.

Camp Greider:


Administrative Director

Arts and Crafts Director


Outdoor Skills Director

Senior Counselor

Junior Counselor

Bus Driver

Camp Silver Creek:

Reference Check

Program Director

Assistant Director

Arts and Crafts Director

Assistant Kitchen Director

Kitchen Aide

Prep Cook


Kitchen Director


Leader in Training Director

Outpost Director

Unit Director

Unit Aide

Waterfront Director