Employment 2018-03-22T20:57:27+00:00



Be part of a place where your work positively influences the lives of others, a place where you thrive in a values-based environment, a place where you are building a better future for yourself and your community.


We are looking to fill a variety of positions to help in our youth sports programs. These include the seasons of soccer (indoor and outdoor) and basketball. Sports seasons vary throughout the year with games being played on Saturdays and/or weekday nights. For more information, please feel free to contact Jessica at jkillough@mattoonymca.org.

This isn’t just a normal summer job… This is an opportunity to impact lives! Join our team as we create the best summer ever for area youth! When you are a Day Camp Counselor, each day consists of building relationships, fun activities, and memory making! You will lead youth ages 5-12 through a variety of activities including group games, crafts, STEM, and character building, along with supervising field trips, library and nursing home visits, and working at the community gardens.

Camp Counselors are responsible for the direct supervision of the kids in their care to ensure a FUN and SAFE summer.  We are seeking high-energy team players who are enthusiastic, effective communicators, and skilled at working with children ages 5-12.  Must be dependable, organized, and self-motivated.

Camp is May 23-August 14.  Camp Staff Training is May 12th.

For additional information, contact Kayla Spencer at kspencer@mattoonymca.org.

This position includes but is not limited to: maintaining and cleaning our Y, laundering towels, light equipment maintenance and monitoring the Y so that our members are getting a great experience with each visit. This is done through constant movement through our Y while also having intentional interaction with our members. The right person for this position will enjoy working with people of all ages and be a positive role model to our younger members.

We are hiring lifeguards for our indoor pool. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be responsible and have the ability of making clear decisions while on the pool deck or in the pool. Hours will vary from early morning, afternoon and evening hours, including weekends. Applicants need to be certified through the American Red Cross as a lifeguard, or an equivalent. For more information on this position, please contact Austin at (217) 234-9494.