The YMCA is Hiring!

Do you enjoy helping others? We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive person to be part of our member service team. The right person will help new and current members connect with the facility and programs. Being part of the Y staff is a fun and rewarding experience! This is a part time position with flexible hours and schedule.

Applications can be picked up at the front desk.

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Please note that applications will be held on file for the duration of the availability of the position. Interest in new postings will require a new application.

Due to acquiring the former Wells School and expanding our Childcare program, the Northern Lights YMCA is seeking applicants for the following positions.

Send full resume, transcripts and references to:

Childcare Positions
Northern Lights YMCA
P.O. Box 602
Escanaba, MI 49829

Program Director

  • Associates in Early Childhood Education or equivalent.
  • Must be 21 years old.

Lead Teacher

  • Associates in Early Childhood Education or equivalent.
  • Must be 21 years old.


  • Must be 18 years old.

Other Employment Opportunities

The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center is seeking qualified and motivated individuals in the following areas. Hours vary by program and range from 8 to 40 hours per week.

To apply send cover letter and resume to:
Northern Lights YMCA Program Positions
P.O. Box 602
Escanaba, MI 49829

Junior Camp Counselor - Age 14-17. The main role is to assist the Counselors in leading groups and providing fun and safe experiences for children.  View Description | Download Application

Personal Trainer-Successful candidates will have a background in exercise and in working with people. Outgoing personality and good communication skills are a must. Training and YMCA certification in Personal Training is provided. Flexible working schedule is required.

Group Exercise Leader-Past participation in group exercise is required along with willingness to inspire and lead groups in their effort to be healthy. YMCA training is provided. Program times and locations vary.

Youth Sports Leader- Experience in Youth Sports such as T-Ball, Youth Baseball, Soccer, Flag Football. Experience in working with kids and the ability to have fun while teaching is required. Programs occur during the day and some weeknights June-July.

Summer Playground Program- Experience in Youth Leadership is required. Knowledge of games and various sports is necessary. Good organizational skills and communication skills are musts. Program is conducted daily June-August

Summer Day Camp Counselor- Ability to lead small groups of young people in daily camp activities such as games, sports, arts and crafts etc. Camp program is conducted daily June-August