Strengthen Communities & Change Lives with A Career at The Y

Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to strengthen communities and change lives, including your own. No matter what role you take on at the Y, you’ll show up each day with the satisfaction of knowing your contributions are helping to empower young people, improve health and well-being, and inspire action in your community. Working side by side with diverse leaders with different backgrounds, perspectives, and strengths, you’ll discover new ways to connect with your community, find your purpose, and fuel your passion every day!



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Be caring and kind to both oneself and others.
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Be honest with oneself and truthful to others.
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Treat every living being including yourself with respect.
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Take responsibility for your actions and do what is right.

We Invest in You

We work relentlessly to strengthen communities, starting with you. The Y sees all staff as Cause-Driven Leaders and, to help you reach your full potential, offers coaching, career pathing and training through a comprehensive leadership development and certification system.

To reward employees for their dedication to strengthening communities, the Y helps ensure a secure and comfortable retirement through The YMCA Retirement Fund (YRF). In addition to providing retirement benefits, the YMCA Retirement Fund is committed to results-driven, high-quality financial services and education.

Opportunities for All Strengths

We value diverse perspectives and experiences and encourage our staff to serve in positions that allow their individual skills and talents to shine. At the Y, you’ll find opportunities to strengthen community while growing a career in the following fields:

Academic Enrichment

Adult Education

Arts & Humanities



Child Care

Child Welfare & Intervention

Community Development

Environmental Education

Family Support




Global Services

Human Resources

Marketing & Communications

Management & Administration

Public Policy



Youth Leadership


Equal Employment Opportunity

YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.