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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 opened its doors in 1902.  Since then, we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization where of thousands children, youth and adults participate in programs, services and facilities that aim to develop a healthy spirit, mind and body and create a sense of belonging.

Our staff and volunteers strive to create a positive impact in the community by developing and delivering  health and wellness programs, child care and early education programs, day and overnight camps, leadership and certification programs and community outreach programs (such as Indigenous, youth at risk and new immigrant settlement programs), financial assistance programs and much more.   

We serve diverse community needs through the Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot, Shawnessy YMCA, South Health Campus YMCA, Community YMCA, Saddletowne YMCA, Remington YMCA in Quarry Park, Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge, Quarry Park Child Development Centre and Camp Chief Hector YMCA. In partnership with the City of Calgary, we will expand our impact by operating a new facility in the Seton community in early 2019.  This news Centre of Community will allow us to reach more people through our passionate staff and volunteers.


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