The Y is a great place to build a lifetime career. We are one of the largest nonprofits in the U.S., driven by our cause of strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We take an active role in nurturing the potential of children and teens, improving health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors – to give children, individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds the resources and support they need and deserve to learn, grow and thrive.  

The Oshkosh Community YMCA is a place where value-based behavior is the norm and you can expect to be treated with CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT and RESPONSIBILITY. The Y is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse workforce.

There are several different areas to work in the Oshkosh Community YMCA. We are currently hiring for the following positions:


Prime Time Staff 20th Avenue and Downtown


Hours per Week: Part time

Work Days: 20th Ave: 3-8pm M-F; 8:45am-7pm; and 10am-7pm Sun. DTC: 3:30-8pm M-F and Noon-5pm Sat.

Responsibilities: Family Prime Time staff is responsible for supervision in this special area designed for children and parents to spend quality time with each other. Computers, play maze, pool table, air hockey are just some of the fun features in this supervised area.


20th Avenue Building Supervisor


Hours per Week: Part time

Responsibilities: The Building Supervisor is responsible for supervision of the 20th Avenue facility during evenings and weekends to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for our members. Applicants must be able to work 5pm-Close Monday-Friday and on weekends. 

Requirements: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to move freely throughout the building. The ideal candidate would have previous customer service experience, excellent communication skills and possess a very outgoing personality. 


Lifeguards & Swim Lesson Instructors Downtown 

Hours per Week: Part time

Work Days: Must be able to work between 5am-8:30pm Monday-Friday and 6am-5pm Saturday 

Responsibilities: Keep our pools safe and fun, and provide an enjoyable experience to our members. 

Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old. Lifeguards must be current in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid. Swim Instructors will have WSI certification preferable but will train.

Welcome Center Attendant
Downtown Y Location

Hours Per Week:  Part Time

Work Days:  Availability for shift 12 Noon to 5pm weekdays with flexibility to cover illness/vacation time as needed.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Membership Director, the Welcome Center Attendant is responsible greeting all members & guests of the Y in a professional & welcoming manner, verifying memberships, sell day passes, fold towels and assist members as needed. The Welcome Center Attendant has the unique opportunity to interact with all our members as they arrive & depart our facility.  Building lasting relationships with our members is essential to the growth and longevity of the YMCA and our mission.  The Oshkosh Community YMCA strives to extend the very best in customer care to all who come through our doors!

Requirements: Applicants must be able to move freely throughout the building and be available for the opening shift.  The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years customer service experience, excellent communication skills & computer skills, be energetic, positive & motivated.

Interested candidates should submit their resume & employment application on or before Sept 10, 2014 to 

20th Ave Cafe/Pro Shop

Hours per Week: Part Time

Responsibilities: Handling and preparation of food, working with money and good customer service. Prior skating experience preferred but not required for the Pro Shop.

Active Older Adult (AOA) Instructors 20th Avenue and Downtown

  • Chair Yoga
  • Zumba Gold/Latin Dance
  • Senior Muscle Conditioning/Cardio
  • Cycling
  • Pilates

Hours per Week: Part time

The person(s) selected for these positions will be responsible for quality fitness programming for our 55+ members and guests.​

Requirements: Prior group exercise instructor experience desirable; certifications to teach are preferred but not required. The successful applicant must have their own transportation, be reliable, have excellent written and oral communication, and have the ability to lift up to 25 lbs., bend, stoop and twist, and see and hear clearly.

Lifeguards & Swim Lesson Instructors 20th Avenue

Hours per Week: Part time

Work Days: Must be able to work between 5am-9pm Monday-Friday, 6am-7pm Saturday and 11am-5pm Sunday

Responsibilities: Keep our pools safe and fun, and provide an enjoyable experience to our members. 

Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old. Lifeguards must be current in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid. Swim Instructors will have WSI preferred but not necessary; will train.

Before and After School Staff

Hours per Week: Part Time

Work Days: 2-6pm Monday-Friday

Responsibilities: The Before and After-school program for children at area elementary schools. Staff provide supervision, assist in lesson planning and implementation of activities, and provide homework assistance. 

Requirements: Must have complete at least 1-3 credit course in Education or have completed the 15 hour School Age Assistant course. Certification course can be completed during employment.

Youth Sports Officials 20th Avenue


Hours per Week: Part time

Work Days: Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Responsibilities: Officiate youth programs such as basketball, soccer and football.

Requirements: Applicant must be educated in sports officiating, have an outgoing and patient personality, and have a passion for working with children. It is important that applicants are devoted, enthusiastic, and committed to instilling the four core values of the Y (caring, honesty, respect and responsibility) into the players and coaches they come in contact with.


Assistant Childcare Teachers Downtown & 20th Avenue


Hours per Week: Part time

Work Days: Varies between 6am-8pm Monday-Friday

Requirements: Applicants must meet minimum State Licensing Requirements for Assistant Teachers, and previous experience is preferred.


How to Apply:

If interested in applying for a position, please download the YMCA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION here, or stop in to pick up an application at the Member Service desk of either Oshkosh location.

  • E-mail:
  • Fax:  DTC (920) 236-3402 or 20th Ave. (920) 230-8444
  • Postal Mail: Oshkosh YMCA
    Attn: Human Resources Department
    324 Washington Ave.
    Oshkosh, WI 54901