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.

The Y offers a values-centered work environment and benefits that include a free YMCA membership, free babysitting, program discounts and much more. 

Benefits for Part-Time Employees

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Free family memberships
  • Babysitting while you work (up to 4 hours per day)
  • Program discounts on childcare, camp, youth sports, swimming lessons and more!
  • 12% employer contribution to retirement savings and optional 403B retirement savings plan.
  • Tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses, paid training!

Additional Full-Time Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • Free Employee Medical Benefits on select plans, with Minimal Cost Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Higher percentage discounts on YMCA programs including childcare and camp.
  • NEW: We’ve partnered with HUSK Nutrition to offer customized, one-on-one nutritional counseling with a Registered Dietician. Covered by most health insurance plans! Learn more.

Additional YMCA Employee Benefits

Tuition Discounts at Immaculata University

YMCA of Greater Brandywine employees receive 20% off tuition at Immaculata University. 

Anyone interested in taking advantage of the partnership discount must first fill out a free, online application to the College of Adult Professional Studies with Immaculata. (Students must enter the University through the College of Adult Professional Studies to pursue this discount. But, as an Adult Professional Studies Student, individuals can complete any of the Bachelor’s Degrees that Immaculata offers with the flexibility of full-time or part-time status. They also offer some evening programs and online programs.) 


Once this has been completed, you must email in an employment verification letter to capsadmissions@immaculata.edu. The letter must come from either HR or the employees direct supervisor, be on letterhead, and include the following:

  • Date of hire
  • Current employment status
  • Current branch(es) of employment

Retirement Account 403(b)

As early as your first day of employment, you can begin to save for retirement in a tax-deferred 403(b) Smart Account in the Savings Plan.  You can also roll over money from eligible employer pension plans or certain IRAs to a Rollover Account.

Career Development

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine offers a wide variety of training and leadership development opportunities in addition to nationwide YMCA training opportunities. 

Employee Assistant Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a professional counseling and referral service designed to help employees with personal, family and job issues. The EAP is free, voluntary and strictly confidential.

Employee Referral Program

Refer a friend to work for the YMCA of Greater Brandywine and receive up to $75 per referral.

Employee Resource Groups

The Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are employee networks that offer community, camaraderie and connections to the Association, giving employees a sense of belonging. These networks emphasize the goal of employees coming together to increase their professional and social networks in an effort to strengthen professional development and business savvy.

Wellness Programs

The YMCA offers employees the opportunity to participate and benefit from many wellness programs and initiatives that help build a healthy spirit, mind and body.

We’ve partnered with HUSK Nutrition to offer customized, one-on-one nutritional counseling with a Registered Dietician. Covered by most health insurance plans! Learn more.