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 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 Nicole Copple, Aquatics Coordinator 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.