State College Employment Opportunities


Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities.

As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job: we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community.

At the Y, you can discover your passion and a lifelong career helping to solve some of the nation’s most pressing social issues while also taking care of yourself: regularly scheduled employees enjoy complimentary facility usage and other program benefits. The YMCA is a great place to work, gain experience in your field of interest, meet new friends, and strengthen your community. Apply today to join our team and our cause.

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Water Fitness Instructor

The State College Branch has an opening for an energetic, motivated Water Fitness Instructor to teach classes on weekdays at various times. Previous experience teaching water fitness classes and a general water aerobics or water fitness certification are preferred but not required. Successful applicants will be required to obtain PA Criminal, PA Child Abuse History, and FBI Clearances. Please send inquiries, resumes, and cover letters to Lori Lange, Aquatics Coordinator, at [email protected] or call 814-237-7717 for more information.


The State College branch is currently seeking courteous, professional, and punctual lifeguards for weekday and weekend shifts. Starting rate of pay is $8.35 per hour. Requirements include a current lifeguard certification.  Successful candidates will also be required to obtain PA Criminal, PA Child Abuse History, and FBI Clearances.  Interested candidates can submit their resumes to Ray Caroll, Aquatics Director – [email protected]


It is the policy of the YMCA to comply with all existing statutes, regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, as they relate to all employees and applicants for employment. The YMCA is committed to:

  • Ensuring that recruiting, hiring and training for all job classifications are done without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.
  • Ensuring that promotion decisions further the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity.
  • Analyzing personnel actions periodically to promote Equal Employment Opportunity.

Liz Chapman
[email protected]