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Employment Opportunities

The YMCA of Central Virginia is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other class protected by law.

Volunteer opportunities always available please call 434-847-5597

Downtown Y Mini-bus driver wanted: Prior bus driving experience a must.  Hours would be 3:15pm-6:30pm Monday - Thursday.  Call for more details at 434-847-5597. 

The Downtown Y is looking for experienced swim instructors.  At least 1 year of swim instruction experience required.  Previous experience with YMCA swim lessons preferred.  Must have current WSI or YMCA Swim Instructor certification.  Lifeguard & CPR certifications a plus.  Apply at the membership desk. 




•Provide direct supervision of a group of children. Provide a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
•Provide safe supervision of a group of children
•Implement program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values
•Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards
•Attend staff meetings and trainings
•Follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies
•Maintain positive relations with parents and other staff
•Completion of YMCA specific training/certifications as directed


•Minimum age 18
•Previous experience working with children
•Meet educational and experience qualifications established by Virginia State Licensing
•Provide documentation of current negative TB test
•First Aid, CPR, AED and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire
•Work effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions

Employment is subject to a background and drug screening.


In person at 1316 Church Street, Lynchburg, VA 24502 or email completed Application, and Resume with three professional references to: Teena Williams, Child Care Director This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it “ Child Care Assistant Application” in the subject line.

Volunteer opportunities available please call 434-847-8750



The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.