Careers With YMCA

Kickstart Your Career With YMCA

Operating from over 30 locations across Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty, YMCA North delivers services and programmes across a broad range of industries including aquatics, accommodation, sport & recreation, fitness, early childhood education and out of school care.

With over 600 staff, YMCA is a major employer in the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty markets and offers a range of employment options.

At YMCA we think of our centres as a place for families. But we don't just mean that for our customers. When you join YMCA you're joining a bigger family.

Plus we're a not-for-profit committed to strengthening families and developing youth. When you work for YMCA, you're helping re-invest into your community!



At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do, so that Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programmes and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to ensure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe.

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding, click here.


Why Work With YMCA?

Career Advancement

With over 600 staff and 20 centres YMCA can offer clear pathways for progression. Many of our current managers started as frontline staff!

Professional Development

We're committed to developing our staff and deliver a comprehensive training calendar annually, plus the ability to complete internships on the job.

Staff Benefits

With such a diverse range of programmes YMCA can offer an array of staff benefits from gym memberships to subsidised childcare.