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The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is an exciting place to work. Contact us to apply for any of the positions below.

Aquatics Instructor

Must be certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  Certification may be acquired after hire.

Positions Needed: 
-Swim Lesson Instructor

Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.  Instructs in beginning to advanced swimming and safety skills according to age group and class swim level. Provides a quality experience to students and parents.  Represents the Y and self in a professional manner of safety and fun.

-Water Exercise Instructor
Responsible for conducting water fitness classes. Provides a quality experience to participants.  Represents the Y and self in a professional manner of safety and fun. 

For more information, email Shelley Lechnir or Kelli Massengale or call 641-752-8658.


Personal Trainer

The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is currently taking applications for Personal Trainers.  Must have early morning availability.  Female candidates are preferred due to the needs/requests of our members.  Trainers will work with clients to assist them in meeting their goals while ensuring the workout and program design are consistent with good health. Must possess a nationally recognized personal training certification.  For more information, please contact Curt Shaver at or 641-752-8658, x223. 

Enhance Fitness Instructor - afternoon

Enhance®Fitness is a proven senior fitness and arthritis management program. Instructors lead a routine which helps participants increase strength, balance, flexibility, and reduction in arthritis symptoms.  Training is provided for qualified candidates.  

Seeking candidates available to teach M/W/F at 1:00pm.  For more information, contact Keisha Lockhart at or 641-752-8658, x224.


Child Care

Childcare / Child Watch is hiring all shifts. Please fill out an application to apply and contact Tanya with any questions at

Day Camp Counselor

Summer Camp season is quickly approaching and the Y is looking for people who enjoy working with youth. People who are creative, have a passion about teaching youth new skills, are enthusiastic and model our four core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. We are looking for people who can provide a safe and positive environment for school age children, to provide opportunities for learning, interaction and academic/personal growth.

Minimum age requirement is 17 for Summer Day Camp.

Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Previous child care experience.
  • Knowledge of variety of camp related activities.
  • Punctuality and dependability.
  • Leadership and communication skills with people of all ages.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to relate to youth of all ages.

Yoga Instructor

Being a Yoga Instructor at the Y is very rewarding. Leverage your passion for fitness to be an integral part of improving health & wellness in our community.  If interested, please contact at 641.752.8658 for more information.  

Preschool Teacher - Full Time

The Y has an exciting opportunity this Fall for a Full-Time Preschool Teacher!   We are now taking applications for this position.

With guidance from the Youth Director, preschool teacher is responsible for planning and implementing a program to teach young children.  The teacher must provide a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

Education:  BA in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education and Iowa Teaching License

Fill out an application at the Service Desk to apply and include resume. Contact Ashley Woodruff with questions at 752-8658 or email at 

Lifeguard - Aquatics Department

Immediate positions available for lifeguards.  Will pay for training. The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is now accepting applications for lifeguards. Qualified applicants needs to possess current Red Cross certifications in Lifeguarding, AED, CPR-Pro, and First Aid. Applications are available at the Service Desk. Call Shelley Lechnir at 641-752-8658, ext. 210 or email or Kelli Massengale at 641-752-8658, ext. 227 or email at for details. Immediate daytime positions available for lifeguarding; will pay for training.

Lifeguard pay varies with experience.
Also looking for swim lessons instructors and aqua aerobics instructors.

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