At the Y, we get the job done through staff members who possess — and will model in their work with those we serve — our four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

The Y is more than a job; it’s a mission! The Y knows that its mission is achieved one person at a time — carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and skillful staff member.

The YMCA of Southern West Virginia provides a fun, learning and safe working environment. We offer health and fitness, aquatics, membership, child care centers, and day camps.

Our YMCA provides many opportunities for employment in a part-time capacity – year round or seasonal.


  • Flexible work schedules including evening and weekend hours
  • A pleasant work environment while obtaining invaluable work experience
  • Y membership is included for all employees who maintain a minimum number of scheduled shifts.
  • Discounted Family Memberships
  • Nationwide Membership Access
  • Member Pricing on Program Enrollment


Shifts currently available: Thursday and Fridays 445am – 10am / Various weekdays 8a-1p, 1p-5p and 5p-9p

Be the face of the Y!  Greet and assist members and non members with sign-ups and program registration.  Typing, and computer knowledge required.

Shifts currently available: Various shifts between 445am – 9pm

Join our team of heroes and keep a watchful eye on the water providing a safe environment! Current certification required.

Shifts currently available: Varies based on programming/private lessons availability

Share your passion of the water by teaching others how to swim! No certification required, lesson plans are provided.

Shifts currently available: Varies based on programming/private training availability

Share your passion of a healthy lifestyle by training others how to meet their fitness goals! Personal Training Certificate Required.

Various weekdays 3p – 6p


On-site at local Elementary Schools, help children with homework duties and provide enriching projects.

Monday – Friday 830a – 12p  /  4p – 830p

Provide children aged 8weeks to 8years a safe place to play and learn while parents workout at the Y!

Shifts currently available: Shifts will vary 


Help maintain the beauty of the YMCA Soccer Complex with trash removal and general cleanliness.

Contact Jason Logan at [email protected]

Shifts currently available: Monday – Friday  – Various shifts between 7am to 6pm

FUN all summer long!! Be a camp counselor and help children of the area have the best summer ever at the Y!  

Shifts currently available: We can work with your schedule!  Contact us today!

Share your knowledge and passion of exercising together! Contact Amy Laxton at [email protected] with your certifications.

Visit the YMCA Welcome Desk and ask for an application, or use the link below to apply!

You can email your completed application to [email protected] or drop it by the YMCA Welcome Desk at 121 E. Main Street, Beckley.




Fill out the form below to have one of our managers contact you regarding open employment: