Employment Opportunities 

At the Walla Walla YMCA we’re committed to providing a superior work environment that offers challenges, flexibility and fun.  We help employees maximize their strengths and enhance new skill areas so they can build successful careers while making a meaningful impact in the community.  As one of the area’s largest non-profit community service organizations, we offer many ways for individuals to use their talents to make a difference.  We welcome you to come join our Y family.

The Walla Walla YMCA strives to provide a work environment that is committed to sharing the values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, through programs that build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.  To fulfill our goal, we strive to recruit, develop, and maintain a diverse workforce committed to:

  • Serving others.
  • Building strong relationships.
  • Incorporating YMCA values into our everyday work.

We provide a supportive work environment where employees are encouraged to grow and contribute.  To this end, employees shall experience:

  • A fun work environment.
  • An opportunity for professional growth and development through YMCA provided training programs.
  • Use of Facilities (Must have 10 or more hours each week).
  • Staff discounts on programs and services.
  • Flexible work schedules and a family-friendly environment.
  • Competitive benefits package for qualifying staff.

The Walla Walla YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

1. Print out an employment application form.
2. Complete the application and remember to sign and date the application. Resumes and/or cover letters are optional unless requested.
3. Submit your application to Human Resources. You can mail it, fax it or turn it in by hand.

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All positions start at $12/per hour unless otherwise noted

Each position is open until filled.  The YMCA offers individual YMCA membership plus family discount on most programs as a benefit to part time employees. 

Walla Walla YMCA is accepting applications for the following positions


Assistant Wellness Director (full-time position)
The Assistant Wellness Director assists in providing supervision to Wellness Staff and Trainers, while monitoring employee productivity and providing constructive feedback and coaching. Conducts energizing, fun, safe, and scientifically sound educational training sessions. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, related field or equivalent. At least 1 year as personal trainer preferred. Must obtain NCCA Personal Training Certification within one year of hire. Full time position includes competitive benefit package. Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Position Description

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter in addition to the application form above to Human Resources. For more information contact Theresa Peasley, Director of Wellness, tpeasley@wwymca.org. Position open until filled.

Personal Trainer
The position is responsible for providing up-to-date personal training services with Personal Training certificate preferred. Some on the job training is provided. Personal training pay rate starts at $18.00 per hour and increases depending on experience and certification.

Position Description

To apply  please return the application form above to Human Resources. For more information contact Theresa Peasley, Director of Wellness, tpeasley@wwymca.org


Lead Acro Kidnastics Instructor

Help kids learn at their own pace in a fun and safe environment as they learn gymnastics skills, as well as developing coordination, strength, flexibility, spatial awareness, and confidence. If you want to assist the instructor helping kids learn skills from cartwheels to acrobatics, this position is for you. Previous gymnastics experience is required. Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

Position Description 

To apply please return the application above to Human Resources. For more information contact Rob Duke, Youth & Adult Sports Director, rduke@wwymca.org.



  • At least 16 years of age
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification
  • Reliable, responsible, willing attitude, and mature.
  • Great customer service skills

Swim Lesson Instructors

  • Should be at least 16 years old
  • Responsible, reliable, mature, willing attitude
  • Great with children of all ages
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience preferred, but will train the right person
  • WSI certified a bonus!
  • High School graduate or Senior

To apply  please return the application form above to Human Resources. We are looking for people who are willing to work hard, and ready to be part of an amazing staff at the YMCA.  Accepting all shifts – specifically 4 pm to 8 pm Monday through Friday.