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

Start Date:  Immediately

Pay:  $8.50 – $10.50 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 Ken Teague at kteague@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 (below).  Completed application and resume can be sent to Ken Teague at kteague@ymcaknoxville.org or mailed/dropped off it off at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street, Knoxville, TN 37917.



Yoga Instructor

Location – Bob Temple North Side Y

Position Type – Non-exempt

Start Date – Immediately

Pay – $16.00-$25.00 per hour

Brief Description: Looking for a certified Yoga Instructor with an outgoing personality and great people skills.


  • Must currently have a national or YMCA Yoga or Group Exercise Certification.
  • Must have Recognized CRP Certification.

To Apply or request more detailed job description please contact Jennifer Massengill at jmassengill@ymcaknoxville.org  You may also download an application (below) and send or bring it to the North Side Y, 7609 Maynardville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938.




Position: Aqua Aerobics Instructor

Location: Westside and Lindsay Young Downtown Y’s

FLSA Position Type: Part-time, non-exempt

Start Date: August 1, 2015

Pay: $15-$22 per hour depending on experience and certifications

How to Apply:  Applications can be obtained at any YMCA of East Tennessee or below. Completed application and resume can be sent to Amy Johnson at ajohnson@ymcaknoxville.org or mailed/dropped off it off at the Westside YMCA, 400 North Winston Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.



Application For Employment Form

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.