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Are you looking for a job that excites and inspires you?

At the Y, you can channel your passion into a lifelong career or a part-time job, helping us deliver positive change in our community.

Every day, our staff – of all ages and from all walks of life – work to bridge the gaps in community needs by nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and providing support to our neighbors. Join our YMCA of East Tennessee staff team!

At the Y, we are Welcoming, Genuine, Hopeful, Nurturing, and Determined. Imagine working for an organization whose cause is to strengthen the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Our cause drives everything we do.


Call 865-583-1142 for questions regarding employment and careers.

Join Us

We invite you to join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.

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.

Job Spotlight: Youth Development Leader Internship

The Youth Development Leadership Program will provide employees with professional growth through the experience of working with elementary-aged students at one of our 17 after school programs in Knox County. One-on-one and small group learning opportunities with Y executive staff will be available fro Youth Development Leaders to participate in as a supplement to their education and work experience. Our program allows employees who choose the internship path to receive college credit that is applicable to their major if needed. College credit is not a requirement to participate in the program. Internship credit is available for the following majors: Education, Psychology, Social Work and Sport Management.

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