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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

Fit Kids / Day Camp Coordinator

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


With guidance from the Youth Director and Family Sports Director, the Fit Kid/Day Camp Coordinator is responsible for and administers all programming related to the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Fit Kid/Day Camp youth programs.
Educational Background: Minimum of high school diploma; preferred Associates Degree in early child, education or related fields.

Preferred skills and experience:
 CPR, AED, and First aid trainer certification.
 Knowledge of variety of camp related activities.
 Management and organizational skills.
 Leadership and communication skills with people of all ages.
 Basic computer knowledge.

Applications accepted until position filled.  For more information, contact Deb Grove, Family Sports 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/or 7-10 p.m.) and at least 2 weekend shifts a month.  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.

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 Deb Grove at or 641-752-8658.


The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA has a part-time opening for a weekend shift in Housekeeping. Interested parties should be self-motivated, organized and like working in an environment that serves all age groups. This person should be able to lift 50 lbs.  For more information contact or fill out an application and return to the Service Desk.  


Child Care - All Shifts

Childcare / Child Watch is hiring all shifts:  8:30am - 11:30am/12:30pm and evening shift 4-7:00/7:30pm. Please fill out an application to apply and contact Tanya with any questions at

Preschool Full-time & Part-time

Y Preschool is hiring part-time staff for mornings and 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.