Learn, Grow, & Thrive at the Y
Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members—of all ages and from diverse back­grounds and life experiences—enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Open Positions
The Y offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference.  Here are the positions we are currently hiring for where you can find a rewarding position...

The Skagit Valley Family YMCA is looking for qualified applicants to be responsible for the creation and execution of our association marketing strategy and to tell our stories to and about the Skagit Y. This is a full-time, salaried position with a starting range between $48k-$52k annually.

Please send resumes to Locke Elder at

The Aquatics Department is looking for an energetic, self starting assistant Aquatics Director that will assist in numerous aspects of aquatic staff management and in the development, organization and implementation of high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.   YMCA SLI V6 Certified Swim Instructor, Lifeguard Trainer, Water Safety Trainer, and/or Lifeguard Management certifications preferred. At least 2 years’ experience in working in an aquatic environment.  This is a full time position with benefits.

Please contact the Aquatics Director, Justin Davies, at or call 360 336 9622 for more details.

The Aquatics Department is looking for Swim Instructors!  The Swim Instructor is responsible for providing swimming instruction to people of all ages, following the YMCA of the USA Aquatics and Swim Lessons guidelines.  Swim Instructors will provide excellent customer service in a safe, enjoyable, and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and satisfaction. Minimum age of 16.  YMCA Swim Instructor certification preferred, but will train the right person.  Certifications required within 45 days of hire: BLS, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration. Demonstrated ability to swim in shallow and deep water, and tread water (Stage 5 level swimming skill).

Please contact Justin Davies at

Join the Skagit Valley Family YMCA Lifeguard Team!  We are hiring mature, enthusiastic, safety minded individuals who love working with people of all ages for morning, day and evening guard shifts.  Lifeguard training will be provided and includes a FREE YMCA membership! 

Please contact the Aquatics Director, Justin Davies, at or call 360 336 9622

Before & After School
The Childcare Department is hiring Assistant Teachers for our Before & After School sites in Anacortes, Burlington, Sedro-Woolley, and Mount Vernon.

Please contact Shirley Chu at

Early Learning Center
The Childcare Department is hiring for our Early Learning Centers. We are looking for energetic, loving, creative teachers for groups of tots and preschoolers. Morning and afternoon schedules vary from 6:30am to 6:00pm Monday thru Friday. Experience with these age groups and lesson planning preferred. Current CPR/First Aid, TB test, HIV/AIDS/BBP training, food handlers permit and DEL background clearance check will be required but not all certifications are needed at the time of hiring.

Please contact Shirley Chu at

YMCA Oasis Teen Shelter
YMCA Oasis Teen Shelter is hiring for both part-time and on-call Homeless Prevention Specialists. Work directly with homeless and at-risk teens in our community to support them in reaching their goals as they approach adulthood. High school or equivalent degree required, must have at least one year of previous experience working with youth. This is a great opportunity for anyone seeking to build skills in working with young people or social work.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and a completed application to Justin Krupa via email at or in person at 125 N. 5th Street, Mount Vernon.  Questions? Feel free to call 360 419 9058 x 310.

YMCA Oasis Daylight Center

The YMCA Oasis Daylight Center is hiring for a part time activity guide. Working with youth 13-17 in a residential environment to play games, cook, art, workshops, cleaning, and much more. The hours are Mon-Fri 2:30-6:30 and weekends 11:30-6:30. Looking for people who can work at least 3 days a week and some weekends.

Please email applications/questions to Randi Breuer at

To apply for a position, please submit our employment application along with your resume to the Y:
Skagit Valley Family YMCA
Attn: [Position Applying For]
215 East Fulton Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Employment Application

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The Skagit Valley Family YMCA embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities for employment.