Employment

Current Openings:


After School Child Care Counselor

Location: Multiple Locations in Knox County

Hours: M-F, 2:00-6:00pm, occasional weekend work required for training.

Pay: $8.00 – $9.50 per hour depending on education and work experience.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age and have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. One or more years of college preferred. Previous experience working with children, preferably in a day camp setting, is preferred. Must be able to pass drug screening, background check and meet other requirements set by the Tennessee Department of Human Services. For a more detailed Job Description with qualifications please contact Tonya Creed at tcreed@ymcaknoxville.org

Brief Description: Child Care Counselors provide direct supervision of a group of children in an after school camp setting for grades K-5th. Responsible for developing and implementing daily lesson plans with provided curriculum in a safe, healthy, and fun atmosphere.

How to apply: Applications can be obtained at any YMCA of East Tennessee or on our website at http://ymcaknoxville.org/ under employment. Completed application and resume can be sent to Tonya Creed at tcreed@ymcaknoxville.org or mailed/dropped off it off at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.


Child Watch Staff

Location:  West Side Y

Hours:  M-F 4:30-8pm

Pay:  $8.00-$8.50/hr depending on experience

Brief Description:  Child watch attendant is responsible for supervision and interaction of children age 6 weeks to 6 years old while under the care of the Child Watch department.  In addition, every position in the YMCA of East Tennessee is responsible for upholding the Judeo-Christian principles that are central to our mission by modeling behaviors that exemplify the Y’s core values – caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

To Apply or request more detailed job description:  Email Bekah McElhannon at rmcelhannon@ymcaknoxville.org.  You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the West Side Y, 400 N. Winston Road, Knoxville, TN 37909


Aqua Aerobics Instructor

Location – West Side and Davis Y

Position Type – Part-time, non-exempt

Start Date – Tuesday and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30am at West Side and 11:00am-12:00noon at Davis.  Also need to be available to fill-in as needed.

Pay:  $15-$18 per class depending on experience and certifications

To Apply or request more detailed job description please contact Lori Humphreys at the West Side Y at 865-690-9622 or Steve Barnas at the Davis Y at 865-777-9622.

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The YMCA of East Tennessee is an equal opportunity employment employer.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  YMCA of East Tennessee is also an E-Verify Employer.