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.



  • AQUATICS COORDINATOR – The Ottumwa Family YMCA is looking for our next AMAZING Aquatics Coordinator. This is a part-time position (25-30 hrs./week) and will include oversight of the Aquatic programs including swim lessons, swim team, water aerobics and supervision of lifeguards. This position supports the work of the Y, a charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Aquatics coordinator at the Ottumwa Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined while also managing high-quality, member-focused aquatics programs. Current lifeguard certification preferred but not required. Mail resumes to Ottumwa Family YMCA, 611 North Hancock, Ottumwa Iowa 52501 OR email to Application deadline is July 2nd.


  • Maintenance/Janitorial Team Member – The Ottumwa YMCA is seeking a part-time team member for our maintenance and janitorial team. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 to 11:00 pm. Weekend hours vary and alternate, can discuss in interview. Dependability is a required candidate characteristic. YMCA membership is included in benefits package, along with retirement savings options. Apply in person and pick up an application at the Ottumwa YMCA member services desk. For more information about this position contact Kerry, Maintenance & Property Manager at 641-684-6571.


  • Lifeguard and 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.


  • 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 18 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.