Employment Opportunities

Working at the Muscatine Community YMCA is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to work in a supportive team environment within an organization that works toward building a better, stronger community. Each position within the Y incorporates our four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect & Responsibility. You can work with these values and help to instill them throughout our programs.

All of this can be found at the Muscatine Community YMCA. We carefully select our staff members for their interests, experiences, and enthusiasm. The Y realizes that our mission is achieved one person at a time – and carried out in the hearts and hands of our caring and skillful staff members.

The Muscatine Community YMCA also may have part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas including clerical, child care, swim instruction & lifeguarding, fitness attendants, fitness instructors, cleaning, and more.

If you would like to apply for a position with the Muscatine Community YMCA, you may double click here on our Employment Application form to print it out and complete it prior to stopping in. 


Family Program Services is Hiring:  Please send resume, cover letter, and completed YMCA employment application (found on website or at Member Service Desk) by January 24, 2020 to Diana Broderson.

Family Program Services Assistant Director:  The Muscatine Community YMCA is seeking a dynamic, motivated individual for a full-time position.

Must have a 4-year degree in a related field or a 2-year degree and comparable work experience.  The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability in educating, networking, public speaking, event planning, collaborating, advocating, and computer literacy.  Significant volunteer experience is important and a commitment to furthering the mission of the Muscatine Community YMCA is necessary.

Salary:  Starting salary range is $28,000 – $30,000

Benefits include:

  • 90% of single health insurance policy is paid by employer.  Family coverage available at employee cost.
  • Contribution by employer to national retirement fund when eligibility requirements are met.
  • Family membership to the Muscatine Community YMCA. 

Please click here for additional information.


Character Department is Hiring:  Please send application addressed to Amy Hessel

Gymnastics Instructor (Friday mornings only!)

Must be 16 years and older.  Please submit an application to Member Services “attention Amy” or for more information please contact Amy Hessel at [email protected], or 563-263-9996.

Kids’ Club Staff

Must be 16 years or older.  Working with 5-12 year olds, 25-32 hours a week in a day camp setting.  Leading youth in STEM, Wellness, and Art. Mentoring youth in building empathy, building relationships, learning responsibility, managing emotions, and personal development… all this in a fast moving fun environment!


Health Promotion Services:  Please send application addressed to Mel Steckel

Building Supervisor/Subs  

Must be able to provide great member service while supervising the facility and activities; ensure safety of Y facility; respond to emergencies including first aid provision.  Must be 18 years old and out of high school.  Ability to obtain & maintain CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/Health Care Provider and First Aid Certifications.  Hiring for 3-6 pm,  6-9/10 pm, and weekend shifts.  Must be willing to substitute for others.  Please submit an application to Member Services “attention Mel” or for more information please contact Mel Steckel, at [email protected] or 563-263-9996.

Fitness Instructors (Fitness/Indoor Cycling Instructors)

Must be 18 years and older. Previous experience/education/certifications required. Must have long-time participation and history with fitness class format.  Please submit an application to Member Services “attention Mel” or for more information please contact Mel Steckel, at [email protected] or 563-263-9996.


Aquatics Department is Hiring:  Please send application addressed to Jocelyn Paxton

Lifeguards for all shifts on the weekdays, evenings, and weekends.  Certification required.  Lifeguard courses will be offered in March and April 2019.  Please call the Y for more information.  Please submit an application to Member Services “attention Jocelyn” or for more information please contact Jocelyn Paxton at [email protected], or 563-263-9996.