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A Career With a Purpose

Our Cause

At the Y, strengthening the community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are more than a place. We’re a purpose.

Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to:

  • Strengthen communities and change lives
  • Empower youth, improve health and well-being
  • Inspire action in your community
  • Work with diverse leaders
  • Find your purpose

Benefits of Working with the Y

We invest in you. The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is dedicated to helping our team members reach their personal and professional goals and feel valued in the work they do.

Full-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Starting at 15 days of paid time off and 9 paid holidays per year
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for yourself and dependents
  • Discounted childcare
  • Long term disability, basic life insurance and other voluntary benefits
  • 10% paid retirement after meeting eligibility requirements
  • 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Free YMCA family membership and discounted program fees
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • 44 locations throughout West Michigan
  • Rewarding Work/Life Balance
  • Robust Leadership Development and Certification program for all stages of a career rooted in the Y-USA’s Cause Driven Leadership® Competency Model
  • Opportunities for advancement with immediate access to tools, resources, subject matter experts and mentors and from over 10,000 communities with YMCAs across the country (called the Y Movement) to help you reach your potential in your role or program.

Part-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 10% paid retirement after meeting eligibility requirements
  • 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Free YMCA individual membership and discounted program fees
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • 44 locations throughout West Michigan
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Our Core Values

Caring

Show a sincere concern for others.

Honesty

Be truthful in what you say and do.

Respect

Follow the Golden Rule.

Inclusion

Include everyone.

Responsibility

Be accountable for your promises and actions.