Employment

The YMCA offers part-time and full-time positions and a multitude of potential career paths and opportunities for all ages. Many of our full-time and senior staff started out guarding on YMCA pool decks; leading kids in camp programs, or providing other programs to our members.

Whether you are looking for your first job or a second career, you will find opportunities to grow and thrive working at the YMCA.

Work with the YMCA and enjoy:

  • A meaningful job, a caring work environment and a friendly and professional team
  • A generous dose of team spirit, respect for others, excellent work relations and pride
  • A broad mix of people who bring diverse perspectives and talents to the workplace
  • A comprehensive benefits package comparable to some of Canada’s best employers
  • A generous vacation entitlement that increases with seniority
  • A membership to our Health and Fitness facilities for full-time staff members and their families
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (counselling and preventative education)
  • Work/Life and Family Friendly policies, including reduced fees in YMCA programs such as Child Care and Camps (depending on availability and capacity) for full-time staff.
Youth at computers during the YMCA BTG program.

Bridging the Gap - BTG

Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a 16-week paid employment readiness program for youth between the ages of 15-30 years. During the 16 weeks we covering career planning, job search skills, resumes and cover letters, life skills, computer training, financial literacy, stress management, job shadowing, personal development, WHMIS and First Aid & CPR certifications. In addition, each participant will receive a 3 month YMCA membership pass.

A YMCA BTG employer wearing a suit and smiling.

BTG Employers Needed

Bridging the Gap is a 16-week employment readiness program which enhances the skills of young job-seeking Albertans through a combination of an intensive 240 hour training program as well as an 8-week work experience provided by industry professionals just like you. As a BTG employer, your benefits include: an employee who is certified in WHMIS, First Aid and CPR | an individual who has received approx. 240-hours of employment skills training | reimbursement to you for half their wage (up to minimum wage) | and more!