Careers

Everyone can have an inspiring career with YMCA Victoria.

We look for inclusive people with a real zest for life whose positive and vibrant approach inspires those around them.

People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome, especially people with life experience. We support the employment of disadvantaged people and ensure that everyone can discover a career full of diversity at the Y.

As the largest employer in fitness and recreation we have more than 6,300 staff at over 140 centres across Victoria. There are opportunities for varied and interesting career paths in a range of areas including aquatics, health and wellness, camping and outdoor education, student accommodation, youth services, children's services, management, corporate services and community development.

With us, you will work with fun colleagues who have a shared passion for making a difference for individuals and transforming communities for the better. If you join us at the YMCA, you’ll become a valuable member of our team. We offer a range of benefits for improving your wellbeing and personal development.

  • Pool Lifeguard
    Locations: Mirboo North Outdoor Swimming Pool, Foster Outdoor Pool, South Gippsland SPLASH, Korumburra Outdoor Pool, Poowong Outdoor Pool Salary: RE 3 - $25.31 per hour + super
  • ​Pool Lifeguards at YMCA facilities take on a much greater responsibility than simply supervising water space. As well as identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks, lifeguards will act as positive role models.

    • Work for an organisation that values diversity.

    • Great staff benefits like free access to gyms!

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  • Project Manager - Workforce Planning
    Location: State Office Salary: Manager Grade Level 4: $114,615 p.a. incl. super
  • Across YMCA Victoria's business sectors our people are critical to our mission success and our biggest investment each year so our workforce needs to be carefully planned, managed and monitored.  This project manager role will manage the project which delivers groundbreaking improvements to YMCA Victoria's workforce planning analysis, systems, capability, and efficiency.  This will include amongst other things, implementation of Riteq's demand management tool, review of staff mix and capabilities, planned and unplanned leave management, implementation of changes to conditions of employment, workforce planning business model, KPIs, monitoring systems and training.

    • Work for an organisation that values diversity.

    • Great staff benefits like free access to gyms!

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  • Seasonal Lifeguard
    Location: Horsham Aquatic Centre Salary: RE Grade 3: - $26.19 per hour + super
  • Being a Lifeguard at our centre, you will take on a much greater responsibility than simply supervising water.  As well as identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks, lifeguards will act as positive role  models and play a big part in connecting with the greater community.

    • Work for an organisation that values diversity.

    • Great staff benefits like free access to gyms!

  • View details and application process