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

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Food Program Coordinator

Status: Full-Time - Hourly
Reports to: Youth Director
Benefits: health, dental, disability, retirement, additional training and family membership


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Food Program Coordinator will work closely with the Youth Director and Preschool Teachers on a daily basis to promote successful operations of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) within the Preschool and After School Care Program. This full-time position shall be responsible for coordinating food ordering, meal preparation and overall CACFP and kitchen organization. The Food Program Coordinator will additionally assist Lead Preschool Teachers in daily preschool operations including supervising preschool participants and maintaining staff: child ratio. The Food Program Coordinator will provide leadership for the accomplishment of the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA missions and character values with the Youth department.

Applications accepted until position filled.  For more information, contact Ashley Nelson, Youth Director at 641-752-8658 or

Floor Monitor

The Marshalltown Y is seeking a dependable team player that will maintain a close and highly responsive relationships to the day-to day activities of the Y on evenings and weekends.  The Floor Monitor is responsible for ensuring that the building is kept clean and rules are maintained throughout a 3-4 hour shift 2-3 days a week (4-7 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.) and weekends.  For more information, contact Nicki Reynolds at


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. Will pay for training.  Lifeguard pay varies with experience.  Applications are available online or at the Service Desk.

Call Shelley Lechnir at 641-752-8658, ext. 210 or email 

Group Exercise Instructor

Leverage your passion for fitness to be an integral part of improving the health and well-being of our community.  Group exercise at the Y provides exercise classes to persons of a variety of ages and ability levels at various times of day throughout the week and weekend.  Currently accepting all group exercise applications.  Please contact Keisha Lockhart at or 641752.8658 for more information.

Positions Needed:

-Enhance®Fitness Instructor

Do you enjoy working with active older adults? Enhance®Fitness is an evidence-based group exercise and falls prevention program to help older adults at all levels of fitness become more active. Instructors are responsible for conducting a safe and fun class according to the Enhance®Fitness programming—Enhance®Fitness program training is provided. Basic group exercise knowledge or certification is encouraged, but not required.  Current needs are for a Monday 10:15-11:15am instructor.

-Yoga Instructor

Yoga instructors are responsible for providing a balanced yoga practice for participants of all levels and abilities, including providing appropriate progressions and regressions, and breathing principles. Extensive personal yoga experience, or Yoga certification is required. Current needs are for an instructor with evening or flexible availability.

-Fitness Floor Staff

Combine your passion of helping others with your passion for healthy living. Fitness Floor staff are responsible for providing equipment orientations and basic support to members, developing relationships with members, monitoring the fitness areas, and light cleaning/tidying duties. Basic knowledge of utilizing fitness equipment is encouraged, but not required. Current needs are for an individual with flexible evening availability. Please contact Keisha Lockhart for more information at or 641.752.8658.

Aquatics Instructor

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

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.

Day Camp / Fit Kids 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 Ashley Nelson at or 641-752-8658.

Child Care

Childcare / Child Watch is hiring Thursday evening shift 4-7:00/7:30pm. Please fill out an application to apply and contact Tanya with any questions at

Preschool Staff

Y Preschool is hiring part-time staff for the fall of 2022.  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.