Employment Opportunities

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Santa Maria Valley YMCA employs people in a variety of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. We offer a great working environment and competitive pay. Full-time and part-time plus employees receive a range of employee benefits.

Available positions can range from management and administration to programs, facilities, and camp. Most of our available positions are in these areas:

  • After school and child care (working with children in preschool & grades K-6)
  • Aquatics (positions such as lifeguarding and swim instructor)
  • Fitness/wellness (positions such as personal trainer and group exercise)

Have a question about working at the Y? E-mail us

Experience the benefits of Y Employment
We believe that our people deserve the best. We offer an exceptional wage and benefits package*


  • Medical Insurance
  • 12% retirement plan
  • Time off (vacation,  PSST, holidays, personal days, jury duty, and bereavement)
  • Use of Santa Maria Valley YMCA facilities to improve your personal health and wellness
  • 20% employee discounts on most Y programs.

*benefits depend upon employee classification.
We value our people. We provide many opportunities to grow through education and training opportunities.* 

Some benefits per policy include:

  • Certification training
  • Professional skill building and career path enhancement
  • Continuing education scholarships tuition reimbursement

*benefits depend upon available funding.

->Santa Maria Valley YMCA Job Opportunities - Click here for  Employment Application Please email application to cdauster@smvymca.org


Expand your horizons
Whether you’re a high school or college student, a retired member of the community, a devoted parent, or a current professional looking for a new opportunity, we have a position for you!

Core Values. Caring, honesty, respect and responsibility guide us daily in how we treat each other and those we serve.

Leadership. We believe that honest, open communications keep us inspired and motivated. All of us are leaders in achieving our mission.

Diversity. We value the rich diversity in our community. Our goal is to reflect that diversity in our workforce by embracing all unique backgrounds, talents and capabilities.

Personal Growth. We are committed to providing employees a wide variety of resources for professional and personal growth.

Fun and Supportive Environment.Our workplace is a fun, challenging and caring environment, where you can inspire and be inspired while fulfilling a worthwhile purpose.

Community Involvement. Feel the joy you get from helping others. Know that you have made a difference in someone’s life and helped strengthen the community.

Advancement Opportunities. We are small enough to be personal yet large enough to expand your horizons. With Y experience, opportunities open up across our entire organization

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