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Norfolk Family YMCA
Norfolk, Nebraska

Employment Opportunities at the Norfolk Family YMCA

Norfolk, Nebraska

We have openings in the following areas!  We are one of the first employer's for many youth!  Working with youth can be very rewarding; if you have good work ethics and a passion for working with kids then you should probably apply! Applications are kept on file for 6 months. 

Y Kids Club (updated 7/6/21)

** HIRING for Teacher, Site-Director, and Support Staff Positions** Y Kids Club is Before and After School Child Care for Grades K-4th, at 5 Norfolk Public Elementary Schools: Bel Air, Jefferson, Lincoln, Westside, and Woodland Park. We are looking for several individuals who enjoy working with school-aged children, and who may want to gain experience to help build their future career in teaching or child care! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervising children ages 5-10 (Grades K-4th); assisting with homework; leading games, activities, and crafts; keeping children engaged and on-task; monitoring behaviors; monthly swim days at the Y; and communicating with parents/guardians daily about their child's day.

It's preferred, but not required, for applicants to have prior experience and/or have taken college courses in the Education Department. All positions are Part-Time. Hours Available: Mon-Fri 6-8 am; Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 3-6 pm; Wed 1:45-6:00 pm.  Flexible scheduling; we'll work around your schedule! We are hiring several for the afternoon shifts, and 2-3 people for the morning shifts. 

How to Apply: Complete a Job Application (available at the YMCA or left side of this page.) Please attach a Fall 2021 Class Schedule if attending college, and make note of your availability on the Job Application. Submit a Job Application by Wednesday, July 14th, 2021. Interviews will be the week of July 19th - 23rd. (We'll accept applications after these dates.) The first day of school is Thursday, August 12th; start date could be flexible. 

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For questions, email Shayla at 

Lifeguards & Swim Lesson Instructors

Lifeguards: We are currently hiring for all shifts for Lifeguards. If you are not Lifeguard Certified, certification may be aquired through the Norfolk Family YMCA.  Lifeguard shifts are 5-8 am, anytime between 8 am-4 pm, and 4-10 pm; flexible schedule according to your availability. Please contact Skyler for more information at or 402-371-9770.

Swim Lesson Instuctors: We are currently hiring for evening &/or Sunday afternoon Swim Lesson Instructors. No certification is required; on-site training available. Please contact Skyler for more information at or 402-371-9770. 

Welcome Center Staff

Front line, part-time position, various evenings and weekend shifts primarily, fill in morning and afternoon shifts also. Previous customer service and sales experience preferred but not required. Applicants must be outgoing, energetic, friendly, have great verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills, and enjoy interacting with members and guests. 

For questions, email Donita at

Birthday Party and Laser Tag Host

We are looking for a Birthday Party and Laser Tag host! Must be 16 years old, good with kids, excellent communication skills and will work every or every other weekend depending on requests. Host will set up games and activities, instruct and lead parties. It's a fun and rewarding job! Please stop in and apply! Contact Cassie, the Party Coordinator, with any questions at

Housekeeping Attendees

We're looking for reliable, hardworking individuals for our Housekeeping department, who like to work in a friendly, family environment. Taking applications ongoing. Part-time evening to overnight shifts, and weekends. Shifts are 5 pm - 10 pm, 8 pm - 1 am, and 9 pm - 2 am.


We are looking for Soccer, Flag football, Volleyball, and Basketball referees for our Fall and Winter Youth sports leagues. Stop in the Y to fill out a Youth Sports Application. E-mail Alesha at with any questions.

Group Exercise Instructors

Taking applications ongoing. Must have a passion for helping others, a team player, and a basic knowledge of fitness principles. Will train and certify the right candidates.

Gymnastic Coaches

Taking applications ongoing. Part-time positions, weekday evenings after 4:00 pm (looking for boy and girl coaches). Please contact Jenna at with any questions. Or call the gymnastics center at 402.371.2633.

Applications are available at the YMCA Welcome Center, or you may print off your own with the link on the left:

For more information, or job descriptions please send an email to: with JOB in the subject line.

Employment Opportunities


Employment Application

Please print the application and fill it out by hand. Turn in to the Norfolk Family YMCA, 301 W. Benjamin Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701.