The Ottumwa YMCA is an organization with incredible diversity of not only program opportunities but career opportunities. Here you will find a listing of all our currently open positions available for application. If you would like to be part of our dedicated team, simply review any of the open positions below and call for more information or apply in person at the Front Member Services desk at your Ottumwa YMCA.

  • Lifeguard and/or Swim Lesson Instructor - The Ottumwa YMCA is seeking a part-time Lifeguard and/or Swim Lesson Instructor to help with our summer programs. Current Lifeguard certification and experience preferred, but not necessary. Will provide training upon hire. Pick up an application at the Ottumwa YMCA. For more information contact Anthony, Aquatics and Wellness Services director at 641-684-6571 ext.16.
  • (NEW) Member Service Desk Team Member - Join the Ottumwa YMCA team today! Your Ottumwa YMCA is looking for a part-time member services team member. The successful candidate will have strong people skills, strong work ethic and high level of accountability. A free YMCA membership is included as part of employment benefits. If you are interested in a position with us, please contact Andrea McDowell, Member Relations Director at 641-684-6571 ext. 13. Join the YMCA team and help make a difference here in our community!  
  • Discovery Lane Teachers Assistant - The Ottumwa YMCA  is currently looking for caring and dedicated staff to help in our Discovery Lane Early Childhood  program. The successful candidate will be self motivated, have a commitment to excellence and provide a high level of customer service. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age with a clean background. CPR, First Aid, Mandatory Reporting and Universal Precautions training’s are preferred but not required. Please apply in person at the member services desk in the Ottumwa YMCA. Contact Teresa for more information regarding this position at (641) 684-6571 ext.15.