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Work at the Y

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

At the Y, you can channel your passion into a lifelong career or a part-time job, helping us deliver positive change in our community.

Every day, our staff – of all ages and from all walks of life – work to bridge the gaps in community needs by nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and providing support to our neighbors.

We invite you to join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential, and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.

Giving Back to the Community


Through the Y, youth are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and physical and academic achievement.


As a mission-driven nonprofit centered on health and wellness, the Y brings people together by fostering connections through fitness, sports, education and fun.


Every day, Y staff, volunteers and donors help empower people within the community we live, so that they can be healthy, confident and connected.


As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Y provides crucial programs and services to the Dubuque community and surrounding areas. The YMCA is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by empowering young people, improving the health and well-being of people of all ages, and inspiring action in and across communities.