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Careers at the Y

Want to join us for a SUMMER UNPLUGGED?! We are now filling positions for summer camp!

Y Summer Day Camp provides a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and make lasting friendships. We offer dozens of camps across 22 of our branch locations in both Missouri and Illinois! The Y runs camp weekly from May 30 - August 11, and is available for children ages 3-12.

Click below to apply:
Summer Camp Counselor (Ages 18+)
Summer Camp Counselor Support (Ages 18+)
Summer Camp Director (Ages 21+)
Assistant Summer Camp Director (18+)
*Camp - Junior Day Camp Counselor (16+)

*Must have completed at least one year in the YMCA Counselor in Training Program (CIT).

We are also hiring for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors!
Lifeguard - Part Time
Swim Instructor - Part Time


Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Gateway Region YMCA, you’ll discover more than a job – you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

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. If you want to work in an environment that promotes Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility, please consider the Gateway Region YMCA.

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Benefit Information:

Full-time employees are offered competitive benefits packages:

  • Funded retirement- 12% of salary contributed by the association(when eligibility requirements are met)
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Health insurance, dental and life insurance
  • Y membership
  • Program discounts
  • Professional development opportunities

Part-time employee benefits include:

  • Y membership
  • Program discounts
  • Paid training
  • Flexible hours
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Funded retirement- 12% of salary contributed by the association(when eligibility requirements are met)