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Employment Opportunities

Each person who works at the Sherman Lake YMCA is selected because of their strength of character, professionalism, demonstrated commitment to mentoring children and their ability to role model the principles of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility through words and actions.

As the leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y is looking for talented individuals to help us make our community stronger.  When you work at the Y, you’ll find yourself in a career with a bright future and the chance to make a lasting difference. 

Current openings:

Integrated Education Program Director

Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center is proud to be identified as a training HUB by YMCA USA for work in the Character Development Leadership Institute. A busy year-round calendar of 30 weeks of school programs focusing on integrating social emotional learning through "Camp to Classroom" techniques, summer camp offerings in day, overnight and high school leadership programs, and a year-round retreat department comprise the camp programs. You will join a team that is unique in the camping world with in-depth work in character development and building social emotional learning skills in adult practitioners as well as youth.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as program director for the Integrated Education Program

  • Provide support to the summer camp programs

  • Provide support to the Retreat Services program

Hospitality Staff

Come join a team that works hard and has lots of fun doing it! The Sherman Lake YMCA has immediate openings for people who enjoy working with our fun hospitality and service team, feeding kids, staff and guests.

We are hiring for the following positions:
* Cooks
* Food Preparation
* Kitchen Assistants
* Housekeepers

Please submit your resume to Amanda Redebaugh at by June 1, 2019

Integrated Education Instructor

Integrated Education Instructor/Counselor – helping schools transform by bringing character development lessons learned at camp back to the classroom (Camp to Classroom). Integrated Education Instructors will facilitate experiential and character based curriculum for local area schools throughout our 3-5 day residential programs. Applicants must be 18 years or older, available Monday through Friday, days and overnights.


The Lifeguard is responsible for guarding the aquatic facility and/or aquatic activities to secure the safety of pool occupants and program participants.  The Lifeguard will ensure a safe, fun area for children and adults to interact and enjoy. This position requires early morning, evening, and weekend responsibilities.

Swim Instructor

The Swim Instructor is responsible for conducting swimming instruction that will ensure a safe, fun area for children and adults to interact and enjoy. This position may involve morning, evening, and weekend responsibilities. Schedule may include up to 6 hours per week teaching group lessons and a varied number of hours teaching private lessons.

Sherman Lake YMCA Camp Staff

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