Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Do you want to build potential in your community? Employment opportunities at the Y are one of the few places where you can know your work makes a difference.  Every volunteer and staff who joins our team will be making an equally important impact in the lives of children, youth, adults and families in our community and with a non-profit charitable organization. Apply today and start your next career at the Y.

The YMCA-YWCA has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated.

To apply for a position please submit a cover letter and resume or application form.


employment opportunities at the outdoor centre camp thunderbird

An image of employment opportunities at the outdoor centre camp thunderbird.

The Y Outdoor Centre, home of Camp Thunderbird, is nestled in the Sooke Foothills and has provided outdoor experiences for children and youth since 1935. Our staff team provide opportunities for young people to challenge themselves, build their self awareness, social skills, take a break from technology and reconnect with themselves, others and the natural environment through our Outdoor Education and Summer Camp programs.

Job TitleLocationClassificationClosing Date
Counselling StaffCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/Casual
25 - 30 vacancies
February 17, 2023
Program Team LeaderCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/CasualFebruary 17, 2023
Waterfront Team LeaderCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/CasualFebruary 17, 2023
Lead Sea Kayak GuideCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/CasualFebruary 17, 2023
Food Service CoordinatorCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/CasualFebruary 17, 2023
1st CookCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/CasualFebruary 17, 2023
Prep CookCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCSeasonal/Casual February 17, 2023
Volunteer Program AssistantCamp Thunderbird Sooke BCVolunteer - 16 vacanciesFebruary 17, 2023
employment health fitness & aquatics centres

An image of employment opportunities in health, fitness and aquatics centres.

The Y offers many ways for our community to get moving and build healthy habits at our two Health, Fitness & Aquatic Centres the Downtown Victoria Y and Langford Westhills Y.  Our staff team includes roles to support our membership education and sales, aquatics, maintenance, custodial, fitness, child/family programs, and more!

Job TitleLocationClassification
Group Fitness Instructor - PilatesLangford Westhills YCasual
Program Fitness StaffLangford Westhills YCasual
Children & Youth Recreational Program StaffLangford Westhills YCasual
Lifeguard / Swim InstructorLangford Westhills YCasual
Group Fitness Instructor - Aquatic FitnessLangford Westhills YCasual
Lifeguard / Swim InstructorLangford Westhills YCasual
Group Fitness Instructor – Aquatic FitnessDowntown Victoria YCasual
Member Educator Downtown Victoria YCasual
Lifeguard / Swim InstructorDowntown Victoria YCasual
Member Educator / Duty ManagerDowntown Victoria YPermanent Full Time
Team Leader - FitnessDowntown Victoria YPermanent Part Time
images of child care centres

An image of child care centres.

The YMCA-YWCA has been providing child care in Victoria for over 45 years and is a provider of quality child care. A team of early childhood educators and assistants ensure our programs provide safe, healthy, creative places where children can play in small groups, develop rewarding relationships, learn new skills and have a lot of FUN!

Job TitleLocationClassification
ECE Educator or ECE Assistant Downtown Victoria YPermanent Full Time
ECE EducatorLangford Westhills YPermanent Full Time
ECE Educator or ECE AssistantLangford Westhills YPermanent Part Time or Casual
ECE Program SubstituteDowntown Victoria Y or Langford Westhills YCasual, On Call
Responsible Adult PositionsDowntown Victoria Y or Langford Westhills YCasual, On Call

community health & mental wellness programs

An image of community health & mental wellness programs.Recognizing that health has many determinants the Y strives to create programs, opportunities and experiences that enhance community wellness.  Our staff and volunteer team support various programs to help clients overcome barriers and get back on the right track to where they want to be.

Job TitleLocationClassification
Residential Support CounsellorCommunity Health - VictoriaCasual
Y Young Moms Program Volunteer - Childminding ProgramCommunity Health - VictoriaVolunteer - Casual
employment opportunities in association services and administration.

An image of employment opportunities in association services and administration.

The Vancouver Island Y’s Association Services (administration) supports overall administrative operations from finance, payroll to centralized customer services.  Our team ensures the smooth operations from behind the scenes from our offices in Langford, BC.

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