When you work for the Y, you gain the opportunity to make a positive impact and affect the lives of the people in your community. At the Y, we are Welcoming, Genuine, Hopeful, Nurturing, and Determined. Our cause drives everything we do.

“I feel so blessed to be part of an organization that feels like family”

Alyssa B.
Culture & Values
Employee Benefits
Diversity & Inclusion
Making an Impact

Culture & Values


  • The Mission of the YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
    • The Y’s Mission has not changed over the years; how that mission is carried out never stops changing based on the needs of our community
  • The YMCA movement has always had a broader mission of developing healthy spirit, mind, and body—for everyone. Today, the Y serves all kinds of people, from youth to seniors, and from those financial challenged to those of substantial means, with all kinds of programs, activities and events. This mixture of people and cultures makes YMCAs, and the communities they serve, stronger.
  • For nearly 175 years, the YMCA movement has been guided by its founding purpose to build a society based on Christian principles. To accomplish this, the movement established these goals for YMCA members:
    • To develop appreciation of one’s own worth
    • To develop a faith for daily living
    • To grow as a responsible family member and community citizen
    • To achieve and maintain physical fitness and mental well-being
    • To recognize the worth of all persons
    • To develop a sense of world-mindedness
    • To develop capacities for leadership

Employee Benefits


  • The YMCA of South Palm Beach County is dedicated to helping our team members reach their personal and professional goals and feel valued in the work they do. When you work at the Y, you are helping change lives! Join our team and enjoy the following benefits:
  • Benefits for Part-time staff include:
    • FREE YMCA Membership nationwide!
    • 25% discount on select Y programs
    • Retirement (12% of your gross salary after two consecutive years of 1,000 hours per year)
    • Flexible and Supportive work environment
  • Benefits for Full-time staff include:
    • FREE YMCA Membership nationwide!
    • 67% discount on select Y programs
    • Vacation time - 10 days per calendar year, based on an accrual system
    • Sick/personal time - 7 days per calendar year, based on an accrual system
    • Retirement (12% of gross salary after two consecutive years of 1,000 hours per year)
    • Medical and Dental Insurance
    • Group Term life insurance including LTD and AD&D (100% company sponsored for employee only)
    • Flexible and Supportive work environment

For more information on employee benefits, contact our HR Director, Brenda Barrivaldi, 561-237-0923.

Diversity & Inclusion


  • The YMCA of South Palm Beach County is committed to modeling diversity and inclusion for the entire YMCA movement, and to maintaining an equitable treatment and inclusive environment, where all feel respected and valued.
  • We respect and value the diverse life experiences and heritages of our board and leadership. We strive to listen to ensure that all voices are valued and heard.
  • We are committed to being nondiscriminatory by providing equal opportunities for employment, volunteering and advancement in all areas of work.
  • To ensure that everyone in our Community has access to YMCA service, we offer financial assistance where needed.  Due to the generosity of local residents, corporations and organizations, no one is turned away from the Y due to their ability to pay.

The YMCA of South Palm Beach County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Making an Impact


  • At the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, we are fully focused on inspiring change in our communities, from expanding our services for neighbors in need to safe spaces for kids to learn and grow to resources that give everyone the chance to live better lives. When you’re helping to build brighter futures for youth, working to end drowning prevention, improve community health and strengthening collaborations to serve in our communities where needed most, it’s easy to find your motivation to go to work every day!
  • The YMCA of South Palm Beach County is an incredible place to have a fulfilling career or enjoy part-time employment — all while we are supporting and strengthening our community, because our community is our cause. In your career here, you can look forward to:
    • Developing your leadership skills in a caring, challenging & diverse working environment
    • The opportunity to explore a wide range of jobs & functions
    • Shaping the future direction of the organization & the community in which you work
    • Participating in YMCA career training programs
    • A family friendly work environment
  • Below are a few stats about our YMCA's impact in 2021:
    • Served more than 31,000 individuals access to the vital programs and services of the Y.
    • 3,488 children and teens participated in the Y’s Youth Sports Program.
    • Provided 3,000 hours of homework assistance and literacy hours through the Y’s Education Enrichment Program.
    • 4,379 youth created memories at Y Camps, with 515 receiving Financial Assistance.
    • 62,000 hours of physical activity were completed through the Y’s Summer Camp
    • Over 1,900 youth participated in After School programs at the Y.
    • 349 volunteers provide the skills, time and passion to ensure our Y is fulfilling our mission.
    • Offered more than 4,600 swim lessons as part of our Drowning Prevention and Aquatics Programs.
    • 953 At Risk youth received Water Safety Education and Swim instruction.
    • Provided 171 youth, teens and young adults with Special Needs with access to trained instructors for respite care.


Please complete the desired online job application. If you are having issues with this webpage or for questions, contact our HR Director, Brenda Barrivaldi, 561-237-0923.