Make a difference

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 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.


Fit Kids Afterschool Staff

Directly responsible to the Fit Kid/Day Camp Coordinator and the Off-Site Supervisor.

With guidance from the Fit Kid/Day Camp Coordinator and/or Off-Site Supervisor, the Counselor is responsible for the supervision and engagement of Fit Kid/Day Camp participants and parents.

Minimum age requirement is 16 for Fit Kids program and 17 for Summer Day Camp.

For more information please contact Deb Grove at or 641-752-8658.

Child Care - Morning Shift

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

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.  

Lifeguard - Aquatics Department

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.
Also looking for swim lessons instructors and aqua aerobics instructors.


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