The YMCA achieves its missions one person at a time. The greatest source of energy for the YMCA is our staff. Our staff contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities. Guided daily by the core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility, our staff create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best.

Where can you find meaningful work that offers rich rewards? Where can you, simultaneously, build a better future for yourself and for kids, families and your community? Where can you work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility?

All of this can be found at a YMCA. YMCAs get the job done through staff members who are carefully selected for their interests, skills and enthusiasm. With over 150 years of experience, YMCAs know that the mission is achieved one person at a time-carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and competent staff member.

Part Time Positions:



Kitchen Assistant 


Apply to be a Camp Counselor

2020 Positions will open in October of 2019. In the meantime... familiarize yourself with our calendar for 2020. To expedite your hiring, please research your school/travel/work schedule so you have it during your first interview. We have positions in our Sleep Away Program & Day Camp Program. 

Information for International Staff

If you are not a US citizen, you must obtain a J-1 Visa to be considered for employment at Fairview Lake YMCA Camps. Current laws prohibit us from hiring international staff under the age of 18. We partner with CCUSA and IENA for our international placement.

Apply to work in the Trading Post

Trading Post Staff

A great summer job making kids smile! Become a member of our trading post team!

The Y Retirement Fund

One of the primary benefits of working for a YMCA is that you will be enrolled in the Retirement Plan, the pension program for almost all YMCAs in the United States. In the course of your YMCA career, if you move from one YMCA to another, your retirement savings move with you because they are always at the YMCA Retirement Fund. Over time, contributions, combined with the interest earned, can help you build a nest egg for the future and plan for a comfortable retirement.

Apply your experience, knowledge, creativity and energy to discover new talents within yourself as you make a difference in the community around you. The YMCA fosters an environment built upon teamwork, staff development and community. The YMCA provides a fun, safe and caring environment where you can build your career. Reach your greatest potential with the YMCA.

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