6 Reasons Empty Nesters & Retirees Should Work For the Y

Staff member sits on the floor with baby in the CELC

You have years of experience to share with our community and we cannot wait to learn from it. Check out six reasons the Y is a great place for seniors to work:

Supplement Your Retirement Income

  • Enjoy what you’re doing while also putting more money in your pocket to supplement your retirement with a job at the Y.

Flexible Work Schedule

  • At the Y, you’ll enjoy the flexibility to work around your priorities. Most of our branches are open seven days and week and have opportunities to pick-up shifts at all times of the day making it a perfect opportunity to earn money while still enjoying your downtime.

Workout for Free

  • All Y employees receive a free membership to the Y and a discount on all Y classes and programs.

Try a New Challenge or Grow an Existing Passion

  • Always wanted to work with children, but didn’t get the chance? Love swimming and want to share that passion with others? The Y has a variety of job opportunities that can present new challenges or let you share your interests with others.

Keep Yourself in Peak Condition

  • A part-time job keeps you mentally and physically engaged and helps prevent cognitive decline so you can enjoy your "golden years".

Meet New People & Prevent Social Isolation 

  • Working in our diverse community you’ll meet coworkers and members with a variety of interests and goals that can quickly become lifelong friends.


Learn more about opportunities at the YMCA of Greater Brandywine by visiting our Careers page

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