The YMCA is more than a job, it's a career with a future and the chance to make an impact that matters. With more than 160 years of experience, the YMCA knows our mission is achieved one person at a time. We employ more than 4,000 full-time, part-time, and seasonal workers with 2,900 youth work staff. Be a part of our team!

Our Mission

New York City’s YMCA 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.

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Our Values


Employee Benefits

The YMCA of Greater New York offers comprehensive benefits determined by your employment status and tenure with the YMCA. Part-time and full-time employees are eligible for a free city-wide Y membership. See a complete list of benefits here.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The YMCA of Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our organization has always grown from within our community and reflects the community itself in diversity and values. We are an open and inclusive organization, welcoming a diverse workforce without discrimination to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, religion, age, abilities, or sexual orientation.

In 2018, Forbes named the YMCA a Leading Employer for Diversity.

The YMCA of Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.