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 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.

Additional Full-Time Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Higher percentage discounts on YMCA programs including childcare and camp.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Plan - Assistance paying down student debt for individuals who work for a non-profit

Additional Benefits

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 Assistance 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.

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.

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.