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Imagine going to work knowing that you are part of one of the most respected nonprofit organizations in the world. Knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people. The Y offers you the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. The Y is committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility. 

Job Openings


Aquatics Coordinator

Adventure Camp

After School Counselor Adventure Club: August 30- June 15, 2018

The Whatcom Family YMCA Adventure Camp is hiring a staff team of hard-working team-players for our afterschool Adventure Club program. 

Our program focuses on developing relationships and a sense of belonging, building confidence through achieving new skills, teaching YMCA values, and having fun in the outdoors!  Club activities are all safety-focused and include outdoor play, group games, arts and crafts, drama, music, environmental education, and more.  We are seeking staff that is ready to take leadership roles, build positive relationships, model and instill YMCA core values (honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility), demonstrate and enforce excellent safety and risk management, and are ready to have a blast!

Email lpurdie@whatcomymca.org with further questions.

School Age Childcare

Group Leader

Site Leader

Site Coordinator

Preschool/Youth Dance and Gymnastics

Youth Dance and Gymnastics Instructor

Early Childhood Learning Programs

Assistant Toddler 2 Teacher

We are searching for a new assistant teacher to join our classroom of toddlers (ages 2-3 years)! Our classroom is home to 14 children, ages 2 to 3 years old. For a majority of the day we have teachers in the classroom. Applicants should be willing to learn and grow as a teacher, work as a team, and be able to really help out the lead teacher in the classroom with daily responsibilities.

Bellingham Program Center

Group Fitness Instructor

Lynden Program Center

Group Fitness Instructor


Job Applications

Mail completed application to:
Whatcom Family YMCA
C/O Dana Sweet, HR Director
1256 N State St
Bellingham WA 98225                                                      

email:  dsweet@whatcomymca.org

. . . . . or drop off at the one of the branches of the Whatcom Family YMCA     (Bellingham, Lynden, Ferndale, Sudden Valley or Barkley).