Are you committed to teaching youth positive life skills, values, and an ethic of service? If you are, a career at the YMCA might be for you.

The YMCA is a great place to work. As a nonprofit, mission based organization, our work environment is built around teamwork, community, and our four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. We are committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to succeed.

The YMCA offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities. If you live enthusiastically and care deeply about others, we’d like to hear from you!

To apply for an Open Position with the YMCA:

  1. If applying for a part-time position. Please print out and complete an employment application form.
  2. If applying for a full-time exempt position, please see corresponding information for each opening regarding resume requirements. An employment application is required along with your resume.
  3. Mail or bring completed to the YMCA offices:
    YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities
    1234 Columbia Park Trail
    Richland, WA 99352-4760
  4. Contact the YMCA if you need assistance with the application process.

In order for your application to be considered, it must be completely filled out, signed, and dated. Please use N/A when a question is not applicable.

Thank you for interest in employment with the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities.

YMCA School-Age Child Care – NOW HIRING for the 2015-2016 School Year!

The School-Age Child Care (SACC) program provides elementary school children with a safe and fun place to be, before and after school. We operate in the Gyms and cafeterias of 11 Kennewick elementary schools. On a typical week we provide care on M,T,TH,F from 6:30am-8:30am & 3:00pm-6:00pm and on Wednesdays from 6:30am-8:30am & 1:45pm-6:00pm. We also provide care on half days and no school days (excluding national holidays).

Job Title: SACC Site Coordinator
Schedule: Split Shift M-F
Job Closes: Open Until Filled
Starting Salary: $12.00-$13.00 per Hour (Depending on Qualifications)

If interested check out the Job Description

Please complete and turn in an application and resume to be considered for this position.

Job Title: SACC Lead Staff
Schedule: Split Shift M-F
Job Closes: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: Minimum Wage – $10.00 per Hour

If interested check out the Job Description

We are looking for applicants who are interested in being a sub/on-call for both of these positions as well.

Early Childhood Learning Center

Preschool Teacher

Principal activities: Assist in the supervision of programs for preschool children, provide assistance in planning and implementation of the daily program, assists in maintaining a clean, safe environment. Attends staff meeting and trainings as required. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.

Qualifications:  Interest and ability to work with preschool children.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older, with ability to meet childcare licensing requirements and YMCA standards including:
  • Portable Background Check
  • First Aid/CPR
  •  HIV/AID’s training
  • TB test
  • Washington Food handlers permit
  • STARS Basic training
  • College Credits preferred

For the Preschool Teacher position please contact the YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center by emailing Bonnie Koenig at or calling (509) 374-1908 ext.114.