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Make a Splash: Aquatics Jobs at the Y

The YMCA of the Triangle is a community leader in swim instruction and aquatic safety. Our teams are growing as we prepare for a busy summer season, and we have opportunities across the region for swim lesson instructors and lifeguards. These engaging and rewarding positions are part of a critical resource for our community.

Training is available, and interested applicants are encouraged to contact our branch staff for additional information. In many cases, the cost of required training and certifications may be covered if you choose to work for the YMCA.

To find the Y nearest you, see our branch map here.

To see all of our currently posted positions, see our jobs page here.

Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job. You'll be a part of making a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. We are currently seeking qualified staff for positions throughout our Association. Applicants must be at least 16 years old to work for the YMCA of the Triangle. 


We love to hear from interested potential staff! If you have any questions about posted or potential opportunities, contact our HR team, Kelly Gates and Shannon Walklet, or any of the branch-based directors below.

Northern Region
A.E. Finley YMCA
Meagan Smith (Meagan.Smith@YMCATriangle.org)

Kerr Family YMCA
Max Turner (Max.Turner@YMCATriangle.org)

YMCA at Knightdale Station
Matt.McDonough (Matt.McDonough@YMCATriangle.org)

Central Region
Alexander Family YMCA
Alexander Walker (Alexander.Walker@YMCATriangle.org)

East Triangle YMCA
Melissa Oliver (Melissa.Oliver@YMCATriangle.org)

Poole Family YMCA
Jaime Jewett (Jaime.Jewett@YMCATriangle.org)

Southeast Raleigh YMCA
Waleska Brown (Waleska.Brown@YMCATriangle.org)

South Region
Ingram Family YMCA
Amanda Isham (Amanda.Isham@YMCATriangle.org)

Kraft Family YMCA
Madison Temple (Madison.Temple@YMCATriangle.org)

Northwest Cary YMCA
Shane Tillett (Shane.Tillett@YMCATriangle.org)

Taylor Family YMCA
Eric Bjorkquist (Eric.Bjorkquist@YMCATriangle.org)

West Region
Chapel Hill - Carrboro YMCA & YMCA at Meadowmont
Carter Gallati (Carter.Gallati@YMCATriangle.org)

Downtown Durham YMCA & Hope Valley Farms YMCA
Stanley Bass (Stanley.Bass@YMCATriangle.org)