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Our Hiring Process
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ApplyOn our Job Openings page, you can browse all of our open positions and apply right then and there for the one (or ones!) that connect with you! From Aquatics Directors to youth program managers to Finance & Operations, you’ll know your skills are furthering the YMCA of Chicago’s mission of strengthening the community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose, and each other.
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ConnectIf you meet the application qualifications, we will reach out to schedule an interview! At the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, our people matter most. We take great pride in supporting our people and doing everything in our power to ensure they have the most success in their careers. During your interview time, we’ll take the opportunity to establish a connection and really get to know each other.
DecideAfter we connect, our hiring team will assess and evaluate the potential success in the position. This stage of the process might take some time, and we appreciate your patience! We know it can be difficult waiting for an important answer. Once a decision has been made, our team will be in contact. If you weren’t selected, we encourage you to apply again for a different position! If you are offered the job, welcome to the Y!
An Inclusive Environment For All
Now more than ever, equity, diversity and inclusivity are of utmost importance, especially at the Y. The magic of the YMCA is in our ability to connect with our community and provide a space where people can connect, grow and evolve. That magic is only possible in an inclusive, caring environment, and that is what we strive to create every single day.
Stay Vigilant Against Employment Fraud
Fraudulent employment offers are frequently made by people claiming to be employees or representatives of various companies. All YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago job-related communications are always sent from an official YMCA email address (@ymcachicago.org). THe Y will never ask a job applicant for banking information. If you suspect any fake offers, including but not limited to calls, emails, instant messages, or letters, outside of the YMCA of Metro Chicago, report them immediately to your local police or consumer fraud reporting at ftc.gov.