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

Senior Exercise Instructor

The Health & Wellness Department is seeking instructors for Senior Classes.  Especially looking for those with morning availability and a love for working with active older adults.  Contact Keisha Lockhart at or 641.752.8658 for more information.


 Immediate positions available for lifeguards.  Will pay for training. The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is now accepting applications for lifeguards. Qualified applicants need 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  Immediate daytime positions available for lifeguarding; will pay for training.

Lifeguard pay varies with experience.
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Group Exercise Instructor

Group Exercise Instructor Opportunities

Being a group exercise instructor at the Y is very rewarding.  Leverage your passion for fitness to be an integral part of improving the health and well-being of our community.  If interested in the below opportunities, please contact Keisha Lockhart at or 641.752.8658 for more information.

        -Cardio Mix Instructor – Mid-Morning: Low-intensity class for those that appreciate variety.  Class uses different tools and cardio moves to increase your heart rate and help you gain strength.  Seeking an instructor available M/W 8-8:45am.

        -Weekend Instructors: Seeking instructors available on Sa/Su to lead a variety of group exercise classes.  Times and types of classes are negotiable.

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 call 641-752-8658.


Health & Wellness Coach

Seeking Health & Wellness Coaches to support members in achieving their personal wellness goals.  Must have a passion for helping others reach goals and create a welcoming atmosphere for Y members.  Shifts available Mon-Thurs, 5:15-7pm and 6:15-8:30pm.  Please contact Curt Shaver at or 641-752-8658, x223.

Bus Driver

Part-time position for CDL licensed driver to transport children with Y bus to and from Lenihan Intermediate School for Teach Them To Swim program.  Opening is 3:30 – 5 p.m., on Monday and Wednesday during the school year. Applicants must enjoy children and also be willing to help with light building duties between driving children to and from the Y.  Submit application to Shelley Lechnir or drop off at the Horne-Henry Center Service Desk during business hours.   

Child Care - All Shifts

Childcare / Child Watch is hiring morning shift:  8:30am - 12:30pm and evening shift 4-7:30pm. Please fill out an application to apply and contact Tanya with any questions at

Preschool Part-time

Preschool is hiring part-time staff for mornings and afternoons.  Preschool staff is responsible for planning and implementing a program to teach young children.  The staff must provide a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

Contact with questions, or fill out an Employment Application to apply.