Make a difference

The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is an exciting place to work. Contact us to apply for any of the positions below.


 Immediate positions available for lifeguards.  Will pay for training. The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is now accepting applications for lifeguards. Qualified applicants need to possess current Red Cross certifications in Lifeguarding, AED, CPR-Pro, and First Aid. Applications are available at the Service Desk. Call Shelley Lechnir at 641-752-8658, ext. 210 or email  Immediate daytime positions available for lifeguarding; will pay for training.

Lifeguard pay varies with experience.
Also looking for swim lessons instructors and aqua aerobics instructors.

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Gym Monitor

Responsible for engaging members and ensuring the building and grounds policies and rules are maintained. Directly supervise the operations in the gym, game room, racquetball courts and adult locker rooms run smoothly.  Specifically this position is responsible for maintaining discipline and control of youth and adult’s behavior at the Y.  The gym supervisor will maintain a close and highly responsive relationship to the day-to-day activities of the Y.

For more information please contact Deb Grove at or 641-752-8658.

Group Exercise Instructor

Group Exercise Instructor Opportunities

Being a group exercise instructor at the Y is very rewarding.  Leverage your passion for fitness to be an integral part of improving the health and well-being of our community.  If interested in the below opportunities, please contact Keisha Lockhart at or 641.752.8658 for more information.

        -Cardio Mix Instructor – Mid-Morning: Low-intensity class for those that appreciate variety.  Class uses different tools and cardio moves to increase your heart rate and help you gain strength.  Seeking an instructor available M/W 8-8:45am.

        -Weekend Instructors: Seeking instructors available on Sa/Su to lead a variety of group exercise classes.  Times and types of classes are negotiable.

Aquatics Instructor

Must be certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  Certification may be acquired after hire.

Positions Needed: 
-Swim Lesson Instructor

Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.  Instructs in beginning to advanced swimming and safety skills according to age group and class swim level. Provides a quality experience to students and parents.  Represents the Y and self in a professional manner of safety and fun.

-Water Exercise Instructor
Responsible for conducting water fitness classes. Provides a quality experience to participants.  Represents the Y and self in a professional manner of safety and fun. 

For more information, email Shelley Lechnir or call 641-752-8658.


Personal Trainer

The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is currently taking applications for Personal Trainers.  Must have early morning availability.  Female candidates are preferred due to the needs/requests of our members.  Trainers will work with clients to assist them in meeting their goals while ensuring the workout and program design are consistent with good health. Must possess a nationally recognized personal training certification.  For more information, please contact Curt Shaver at or 641-752-8658, x223. 

Fit Kids Afterschool Staff

Directly responsible to the Fit Kids/Day Camp Coordinator.

With guidance from the Fit Kids/Day Camp Coordinator, the Counselor is responsible for the supervision and engagement of Fit Kid/Day Camp participants and parents.

Minimum age requirement is 16 for Fit Kids program and 17 for Summer Day Camp.

For more information please contact Deb Grove at or 641-752-8658.

Child Care - All Shifts

Childcare / Child Watch is hiring morning shift:  8:30am - 12:30pm and evening shift 4-7:30pm. Please fill out an application to apply and contact Tanya with any questions at

Preschool Part-time

Preschool is hiring part-time staff for afternoons.  Preschool staff is responsible for planning and implementing a program to teach young children.  The staff must provide a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

Contact with questions, or fill out an Employment Application to apply.