Employment Opportunities

Working at the Muscatine Community YMCA is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to work in a supportive team environment within an organization that works toward building a better, stronger community. Each position within the Y incorporates our four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect & Responsibility. You can work with these values and help to instill them throughout our programs.

All of this can be found at the Muscatine Community YMCA. We carefully select our staff members for their interests, experiences, and enthusiasm. The Y realizes that our mission is achieved one person at a time – and carried out in the hearts and hands of our caring and skillful staff members.

The Muscatine Community YMCA also may have part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas including clerical, child care, swim instruction & lifeguarding, fitness attendants, fitness instructors, cleaning, and more.

If you would like to apply for a position with the Muscatine Community YMCA, you may double click here on our Employment Application form to print it out and complete it prior to stopping in. 


Muscatine Community YMCA is Hiring:

Special Olympic Program Director
Full Time position.  Please click here for Job Description/Duties.
Please mail, drop off, or email Cover Letter and Resume to:
ATTN:  Bret Olson
             1823 Logan St.
             Muscatine, IA 52761
E-mail:  [email protected]


Aquatics Department is Hiring:  Please send application addressed to Jocelyn Paxton

Lifeguards for all shifts on the weekdays, evenings, and weekends.  Certification required.  Please submit an application to Member Services “attention Jocelyn” or for more information please contact Jocelyn Paxton at [email protected], or 563-263-9996.


Character Development

Kids’ Club On-Site Director
25 to 30 hours per week.  To manage the daily operations of the the Before/After School Program and Summer Kids’ Club Programs for 4-12 year olds. This includes, activity plans, meeting DHS licensing standards, safety of children, supervising staff, paperwork for food programming, and communication with parents. Must Meet DHS On-Site Supervisor Requirements in education, training or work experience. Must be 21 years of age. Have a commitment to YMCA mission and core values. Click here for Job Description.  Please send Resume and Cover Letter to Amy Hessel, Muscatine Community YMCA, 1823 Logan Street, Muscatine IA 52761 or [email protected]. Call (5630 263-9996 for more information.

Summer Kids’ Club Staff
Part-time position working with K-6th graders in a licensed Child Care.  Must be 16 years or older.  Hours between 6:30am-6:00pm. Monday through Friday. Please send application addressed to Amy Hessel or for more information please contact Amy at [email protected], or 563-263-9996.


Custodial Department is Hiring:  

To work on weeknights.  Flexible schedules. Please submit an application to Member Services “attention Robin” or for more information please contact Robin Leaf at [email protected], or 563-263-9996.


Health Promotion Services is Hiring:  

Building Supervisor (s )

Applicants must be minimum 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must be able to provide great member service while supervising the facility and activities, and enforcing Y policies and procedures. Assist members and staff with program activities, respond to emergency situations, First Aid Provision, Current CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications required (can certify through the Y).   All positions are less than 18 hours per week.                                      

Available hours: 
Weekdays 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Weekday evenings 6-9:00 p.m
Weekends 9-2:00 p.m.
Please submit application to Member Services “attention Mel” or email to [email protected]

Exercise Area Attendants:
Shifts available 9:00am-1:00pm; 4:00/5:00-9:00 p.m.  Encourage member use of the Exercise Area through assistance, instruction and maintenance of equipment.  Teach and motivate Exercise Area participants to use equipment in effective, safe and beneficial manner.  Keep the Exercise Area clean, open and in good working order.  Knowledge of exercise science and experience with safe effective equipment use required.  Please submit application to Member Services “attention Mel” or email to [email protected].

Fitness Instructor

Must be 18 years or older.  Previous experience/certification preferred.  Days and times varied.  Variety of Fitness Classes.  Please submit application to Member Services “attention Mel” or email to [email protected].

Welcome Center Attendants

Must be 18 years or older and out of high school. Every other Saturday 4:45-9:00 a.m. and sub for other shifts.  Ability to provide great member service, while operating Welcome Center check-in, equipment rental, computer, cash register and phone systems.  Submit application to YMCA Member Services “attention Mel” or for more information contact Mel Steckel at [email protected] or 563-263-9996.