Massage Therapist

Employment Type
Job Category
Health & Wellness
McBurney YMCA

SALARY: $30.00 - $50.00 P/H


The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The McBurney YMCA is seeking a Massage Therapist who will offer safe and effective therapeutic massage/bodywork to address any specific needs of members and contribute to their total wellness. The Massage Therapist must be a self-starter with a commitment to displaying high standards of customer service and must follow appropriate procedures and protocols established by the field’s Code of Ethics and the YMCA of Greater New York.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform massage therapy for members to help relieve stress, reduce aches/pains and impact the overall feeling of well-being.
  • Exhibit knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, myology, pathology, somatic, ethics, various massage/bodywork modalities, and apply accordingly.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with clients/members.
  • Maintain hygiene and cleanliness of work areas according to local, state and federal health and safety regulations.
  • Collect receipts from members and hand in receipts on a weekly basis.
  • Have complete knowledge and understanding of all services offered.
  • Provide a high level of service with regards to members’ needs, concerns, and questions about the YMCA, its programs and mission.
  • Be punctual for all appointments and maintain necessary records in accordance with HIPAA regulations.  
  • Maintain required licenses/certifications/continuing education hours.
  • Actively participate in training sessions and designated meetings.
  • Support community and promotional special events as needed.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Massage Therapist.
  • Valid New York State massage therapy license required.
  • Adult CPR/First Aid/AED.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity. 


The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid-time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (ie. full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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