A job can be so much more than a paycheck. When you work for the Y, you empower children and teens, improve health and well-being, inspire action and save lives. You also join an organization that cares about its staff and helps provide its employees with flexible scheduling, a focus on work-life balance and benefits that prove our commitment to our team. Whether you are a recent graduate, you’re transitioning into retirement or you’re looking to find a career that makes a difference in your community, you’ll find meaningful work at the Y.     

Hiring for positions in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, Loveland, Fort Collins, Berthoud, Johnstown, Bailey at YMCA Camp Santa Maria, our overnight camp and Cheyenne, WY. Or check out YMCA job openings in DenverPueblo and Colorado Springs.

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Also check out our volunteer and internship opportunities.

Interested, but not ready to apply?


Are you a student who has qualified for work study? And are you looking for a position in your community? The Y partners with several community colleges and universities as an approved work study host site. 

Check with your university or college office of financial aid to see if you qualify for work study, and then reach out to [email protected] to learn about our openings.

Y Staff


We are an international nonprofit organization that supports the community and uplifts your neighbors — while giving you opportunities to grow your career world-wide in a variety of areas. Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the nation’s best employers.

  • Best Employers for Diversity
  • Best Employers for Women
  • Best Employers for New Grads
  • America’s Best Employers


We are a family friendly organization that puts a focus on work-life balance, and our benefits prove it. Here are highlights from our employee benefits package:

  • FREE family membership for staff who work 10+ hours/week.
  • Some free and discounted programs for staff who work 20+ hours/week. These free and discounted rates vary by program.
  • Payment plan for fee-based programs.
  • Part-time staff begin earning sick time beginning on day 1 of employment. Full-time staff have 88 hours of sick leave from day 1. Sick time can be used for your family, your pet or yourself, including for mental or physical wellness.
  • All full-time staff enjoy a minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation. Increased vacation days are awarded to full-time staff based on professional work experience.
  • A total of 8 paid holidays/year for full-time staff.
  • Increased training opportunities. The Y values all employees and strives to attract and retain high-quality people through professional development opportunities.
  • Nationwide medical, dental and vision insurance options for full-time staff.
  • 10% contribution to your Y retirement fund account for qualified staff.
  • We are a nonprofit organization. If you have student loan debt, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness, cancellation, and/or consolidation of federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Some benefits have tax implications. Program enrollment benefits are based on availability as set by the director for each program area. Your unique benefits package will be discussed at point of hire.

A Movement of Cause-Driven Leaders

When you work for the YMCA, you'll work alongside leaders with varied backgrounds, perspectives and skill sets. You'll forge powerful relationships, find your purpose, impact your community and expand your resume with leadership experience and valuable skills.

Not familiar with the YMCA? We were founded as the Young Men’s Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are the Y, an inclusive association that values and is made stronger by its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation. Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.