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We have openings in a variety of positions!  

Join our great team to make a difference in our community.

Find Your Y!

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people of our community. Working at the Y, you have the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors!  Join our team of more than 250 employees. 

Glenna & Rodney Fouberg Youth Development Center (YDC): The YMCA Youth Development Center cares for children in the Aberdeen community in a variety of ways through our licensed childcare facility located just across the street from the main YMCA. Joining our YDC team you have the opportunity to work with children of all ages. Our facility is divided into three age categories. Choose what ages are best for you ranging from Infant and Toddlers, to Pre-School and Pre-Kindergarten, or our School Age program.  The YDC is campaigning for an expansion of an additional 8 classrooms for infants and toddlers! 

We offer part time hours for many positions with opportunities for flexibility to work with your school or other schedules.  All employees receive a YMCA single membership (for part-time) and a family membership (for full time).  We encourage our staff to be “members” of our YMCA community by taking advantage of all the Y has to offer!

Current Openings 

For all positions a YMCA application is required. No bots or AI in our hiring process!  We still believe in working with a real person in our hiring process! If you don’t see what you are looking for, check back, Many of our jobs open seasonally!

Completed applications can be dropped off at the front desk of the YMCA or via email to Molly Johnson, HR Manager.

Full-Time Positions: Watch for openings!  

 Culture Driven!

Print an application and drop it off at the Y!  Downloaded applications can be emailed to Molly Johnson
Lead Teacher-YDC (infants 6w to 6m)

Provide a safe and nurtuing environment for infants in our licensed facility.  Apply knowledge of early development and learning techniques.  Build a strong relationship with the infants, families and co-workers.

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Part-Time Positions:

 Culture Driven!

Our Part-Time positions offer FLEXIBLE Scheduling!

Fitness Coach (Rails)

Do you have a desire to help others with Strength & Fitness goals! Do you have experience with Olympic lifting? Rails Strength & Fitness is adding to their coaching team! For more information contact Kristina Kessler.

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Group Fitness-Water Exercise Instructor 

Lead water classes and motivate participants of all fitness levels!  A great way to get your workout in, get a free membership and have some fun!

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Child Care Assistant Teacher

No weekends! Aberdeen location- *Various age groups available, flexible scheduling, work with kids! Did we mention No weekends! Hiring for MANY SHIFTS and AGES. 

Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Pre-School, Uproar (after-school)

M-F, daytime hours!

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Custodian- Monday-Friday

5-11pm shifts

Do you want to supplement your income? Hiring for custodian to work Mon-Fri  shifts 5pm-11pm. Approximately 20 hours per week.

Must be reliable and self motivated!  

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Custodian- Saturday/Sunday shifts

Do you want to supplement your income? Hiring for custodian to work Saturday/Sunday 5pm – 9pm.

Must be reliable and self motivated!   

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Group Fitness Instructor- Zumba, Pilates Reformer, Aquatics, (and more!) 

Enjoy participating in these  classes? Become an instructor! For more information contact Terrill Meier.

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Lifeguard

 Our lifeguards don’t get sunburned and can work year round with a variety of flexible shifts from sun up to sun down!  For more information contact Dan Severson.

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Swim Instructor 

Water safety for kids is in high demand!  Become an instructor and help teach our community how to swim!  For more information contact Dan Severson.

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YMCA Employment Information:

Core Benefits- benefits are based on employment status

  • Medical & Prescription Drug (YMCA pays 75% for single and 50% for family)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • YMCA Retirement 8% once vested 
  • 403(b) Smart Account retirement plan
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) accrues with first pay period  
  • Holidays
  • Sick Leave accrues with first pay period
  • Free or reduced memberships
  • Discounted program rates
  • Discounted childcare rates
  • YDC positions may include FREE lunch!
  • Nationwide Membership enables you to visit any participating YMCAs in other cities or states

Applications are also available at Member Services at the Aberdeen Family YMCA.  For any questions please contact:

Molly Johnson

Molly Johnson, HR Manager  605-225-4910 ext 1007

The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other status protected by law.