1. The Rewards
Knowing that you play a direct part in the growth and development of the children you work with is incredibly rewarding and satisfying. Not many people get to say that they positively affect a child’s life every day. Hearing the voices of the children and seeing their faces lighting up with excitement each time they learn something new, undoubtedly brings boundless joy. You’re their #1 fan.
2. Increase Your Future Employment Prospects
Everyone knows that when you network, you get work! So many people start their careers at the Y because they gain valuable experience while making lifelong connections. Not only do you gain valuable experience, you also receive paid training that will benefit you for the rest of your professional career. The Y opens many doors, and there’s always room to grow and relationships to be made. The possibilities are endless!
3. You’re In Demand!
With the notable increase in demand for qualified childcare workers, there’s a lot of opportunity out there. Many educators are retiring and there’s more children that need to be cared for. Parents are relying on child care workers to educate the young minds of our nation’s children. And lucky for you, the Y is always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team!
Think you’d be a good fit in the Child Care world? Good news, we’re hiring! Take a look at our open positions in our Youth Development programs here.
Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.
Benefits available to YMCA employees:
- FREE Family Membership to our 12 branches across the Greater Cleveland area.
- Paid Trainings
- Participation in the competitive Y’s Retirement Fund
- Paid Vacation and Floating Holidays
- Much more!