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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in our community. Imagine having the opportunity to give back to your community, to share your passions and unique talents and to build a better future for yourself and others. This is what it means to work at the Y. 

All staff members - of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences- enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the local community's health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors in the community we serve.

Join us in the amazing work we do throughout our service areas!

Why work for the Y?

When you work for the Y, you join an inclusive, welcoming, and fun environment where you can do meaningful work and make an impact in the community. The Y is a well-known, well-respected nonprofit like no other, and we truly care about our employees' personal growth, well-being, and advancement.


  • Free YMCA Membership
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Generous discounts on Y programs, child care, and camp
  • 403b retirement plan, with exceptional employer contribution once vested
  • Ongoing career training and professional development opportunities
  • Health and dental insurance, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and more for full time employees
  • Join a committed team who are passionate about strengthening community!

Join us in the amazing work we get to do throughout the Newton area. APPLY TODAY!

Our Values

Our core values are caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility—they guide everything we do.

Our Culture

At the Y, our purpose is to strengthen community. We strive to live up to our purpose every day, working side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we believe that we’re stronger when we work together for the greater good.

Welcoming: We’re open to all. We create spaces where you can be, belong and become.
Genuine: We value who you are and encourage you to be true to yourself and others.
Nurturing: We’re with you on your journey to develop your full potential.
Hopeful: We believe in your ability to create positive change in our community and in the world.
Determined: We’re on a relentless quest to make our community stronger, beginning with you!

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