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For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
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You will have the opportunity to put your imagination and creativity to work in an environment built around teamwork and community. Each one of us has been given specific talents to utilize in a special way. The Y is guided daily by the core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility; our staff creates an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. The Kearney Family YMCA meets the needs of those desiring full or part-time work. Our hours include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend shifts. Applications are available at the YMCA Service desk or from the following link: Download Employment Application.  Join our team and be a difference maker!


The Kearney Y has employment opportunities in the following areas: child care, clerical, aquatics, health and wellness, sports both adult and youth.  The following positions are available.

Aquatic Positions Available (Part Time)

Now hiring enthusiastic Aqua Fitness Instructors! Aqua Fitness Instructors must be 18 years old or older. For additional Information please contact Collette Buskirk the Aquatics Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Volunteer Opportunities also available.

• Summer or Year Round Lifeguarding Positions Job Description

• Summer or Year Round Swim Lesson Instructor & Helper Positions Job Description

Download our Application and Apply Today!

Personal Trainer Positions Available (Part Time)

Rare opportunity to join a group of professional and passionate staff and volunteers!  Do you have the desire to ensure individuals become more balanced, healthier and stronger?  Come be a partner in health and wellness and experience more than you thought possible as a personal trainer.  You will discover at the Kearney Family YMCA, we’re more than a gym and our members are family.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Human Kinesiology, or related field, OR a certification from any of the multiple accredited personal training programs (ACSM, The Yoga Alliance, NASM, etc.) Please apply in-house at the Kearney Family YMCA at 4500 6th Ave., Kearney, NE. For additional information contact Brock Shuler at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  


Child Watch Attendant (Part Time)

Do you enjoy watching kids, playing games, and keeping things fun? The Child Watch Attendant position is for you! The Child Watch Attendant supervises children playing in the YMCA Child Watch Area (ages 6 weeks to 6 years). This position is responsible for providing safe and enjoyable childcare for members and their children. Attendants must maintain visual and auditory supervision at all times. He/She must be responsible for the safety and well being of each child under their supervision and maintain a creative and playful atmosphere for all participant. Please pick up an application at the front desk of the Kearney YMCA Front Desk or download the application off of our website.

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.