Employment Opportunities

Join a work environment that is envigorating, fun, diverse, and rewarding. You'll walk away each day knowing you've helped further the YMCA's mission and made an important impact in your community.

The Athens YMCA is currently hiring for the following positions:


Day Camp Counselors and Leaders in Training

We are hiring Day Camp Counselors (ages 16 and up) and Leaders in Training (ages 14 and 15). We are currently scheduling interviews for these positions. All applicants will need 2 letters of recommendation, high school applicants will need a copy of their grades. To schedule an interview, please email Youth & Family Programs Director, Gina Jackson at gina@athensymca.org.

If selected, all Lead Counselors, Day Camp Counselors, and Leaders in Training will have trainings on the dates listed here.


  • Lifeguards
  • Swim Instructors

Must have current lifeguarding, CPR, and First Aid certifications. Send your resume to Aquatics Director, Ben Schultz at ben@athensymca.org for more information about these opportunities.


  • CDL Bus Drivers
  • Middle School Programs Coaches
  • Youth Soccer Coaches
  • Child Watch Team Members
  • Youth Programs Coaches (team sports)

Send your resume and cover letter to Youth and Family Programs Director, Gina Jackson at gina@athensymca.org for more information about these opportunities.