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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

Adventure Camp

The YMCA Adventure Camp is looking for Summer Day Camp Counselors. This position works with a team to implement a successful day camp 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!  Camp activities and field trips are all safety-focused and include outdoor adventures, kayaking, swimming, group games, arts and crafts, drama, music, environmental education, and more. 

We are seeking staff that are 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.

Adventure Camp Summer Day Camp Counselor

School Age Childcare

The Y is looking for caring, hard working staff to provide a quality experience for children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Program Supervisor

Group Leader

Site Coordinator

Preschool/Youth Dance and Gymnastics

Youth Dance and Gymnastics Instructor

Bellingham Program Center

Group Fitness Instructor

Lynden Program Center

Welcome Desk Position

Group Fitness Instructor


Swim 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, Ferndale, Lynden or Barkley).