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Careers & Volunteers

YMCA Calgary offers hundreds of opportunities in a variety of areas including: administration, aquatics, fitness, child and youth development, care and education, community outreach, housekeeping, facility operations and more!

As an employee or volunteer, you'll have opportunities to develop both personally and professionally. We offer educational financial assistance, certifications (many are free!), leadership training and development, opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits.


We have an abundance of volunteer and career opportunities in Aquatics, Fitness, Child Care and Day and Overnight Camps.  Learn how you can become certified to work or volunteer in these areas by clicking on our guidebooks below:




We incorporate our values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility into everything we do. As an employee or volunteer you’ll work in a fun, positive environment with a great community of people.  New opportunities are available every day!  See below to learn more or to apply for current opportunities.




YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities. Join us in creating a better Calgary.

YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities - join us in creating a better Calgary.

YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization that responds to the needs and health of the community.

Guided by four core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary develop and delivers quality programs and services that promote the health of the community and provides opportunities for all Calgarians to belong, grow, thrive and lead. Our team of staff and volunteers are committed to creating a positive impact in the community through our health and wellness programs, child care and early education programs, community outreach programs (such as Indigenous, youth at risk, and cultural integration programs), leadership programs, camp experiences, and much more.

YMCA Calgary serves the community at our eight health and wellness locations, seven child care centres, two outdoor camp locations, and 60 community outreach locations. Join us in building healthy communities!

How will you make an impact? Who will you become at YMCA Calgary?



Current Career Opportunitues


Volunteers are the heart of our organization. We encourage families, individuals and corporations to get involved in helping us build healthy communities. Our volunteer opportunities are open to individuals 14 years of age and over.  As a YMCA volunteer, you will:

  • Receive a free YMCA membership
  • Contribute to the local community
  • Be part of a global organization that is making a difference
  • Build new skills 
  • and more!

Volunteers contribute must minimum 1½ hours per week and complete necessary training. 

Ready to apply?

  • View current volunteer opportunities by clicking on the box below. 
  • If you do not find a position you are interested in applying for, you can still apply.  Simply indicate areas of interest and your preferred YMCA location.
  • Click here to apply! 


  Current Volunteer Opportunities