YMCA employment

Work with a purpose

Looking to work in a fun and healthy environment, where you can play an important role in your community and in changing people's lives?

Aaron Dodds, Youth Employment

Aaron's Story

"Gaining employment has changed my life. I now have stable shelter and can afford healthier food. I am walking taller and I couldn’t be more grateful."

Please note the elevator at the Kelowna Family Y will be out of service for replacement beginning August 26 for up to 6 weeks. Elevator users have free access to H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre and/or Downtown YMCA during this time.

Are you under 30 and trying to figure out your career goals? Need work experience to gain skills?

Whether you are looking for certifications, help with your resume and cover letter, interview and networking skills or if you simply need a community to help you reach your career goals, our youth employment programs can help.

We like to have fun, but we take your career search seriously. Find out how we can help you today. 

YMCA Connects

YMCA Connects is a free workshop session designed to enhance your personal development, education, and employment opportunities to move you closer to your career goals. During the program you will: Earn up to $600 while you learn; Work with knowledgeable professionals in employment facilitation and career discovery; Discover your personal interests and characteristics; Establish a step by step...

YMCA Jumpstart to Employment Essentials

Are you between the ages of 16 to 30 and looking for work? Jumpstart is a 14-week paid program to help you gain the skills you need to find and keep a job in today's market. If you are having a difficult time with your resume, cover letter and finding employment, we want to hear from you. Jumpstart offers a welcoming and safe environment in which to grow. Offered in Penticton and Kelowna,...

If you have questions about any YMCA Youth Employment Programs, feel free to contact us.

Kelowna
Email: youthjobs@ymcaokanagan.ca
Call: 250-861-5627
Penticton
Email: jumpstart@ymcaokanagan.ca
Call: 250-770-7873