Afterschool Program Staff

The Greater Burlington YMCA provides a diverse organization of people of all ages joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of youth, healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a Y employee, you’ll be inspired to make a difference each day in a position that matters. With a strong mission and core values, we offer a cause you can participate in.

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The Afterschool Program Staff (PS) position is responsible for supervision of a group of 10-13 children between the ages of five and fourteen.

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading non-profit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Position Locations:

Crossett Brook Middle School- Duxbury

Essex Elementary- Essex

Fletcher Elementary- Cambridge

Founder’s Memorial- Essex

Georgia Elementary and Middle School- St. Albans

Jericho Elementary- Jericho

Thatcher Brook Primary School- Waterbury

*Please indicate preferred location in your cover letter.  While we try to accommodate location requests, we are bound by staff/child ratio and will hire accordingly.


  • Ability to maintain visual and auditory supervision of the group of children at all times.
  • Participates actively in all aspects and activities of the program including swim and gym.
  • Assist in planning, supervising, and implementation of the program.  (30 minutes of planning per week)
  • Responsible for the safety of all children enrolled including attendance,


  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED.
  • The person selected for this position should be professionally prepared as a leader of young children, preferably in the field of education or child development, other fields include recreation, social work, program administration, psychology and sociology.
  • The candidate must be sensitive and mature, and be able to relate well to both children and adults.
  • This person must have the personality and ability to provide leadership and stability for program continuity.
  • Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time on a regular basis while completing work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.
  • Commit to the Y’s core values of Respect, Caring, Honesty and Responsibility.

Start your teaching career at the Y with ongoing development and training and available educational resources to assist in the contribution to our daily mission and core values.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay Range: $12-$13 contingent on years of experience with school age children.

The Y offers a membership to the Burlington facility for regularly scheduled program staff at any of our sites. Send your cover letter and resume to for employment consideration.

The Greater Burlington YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Pomerleau Family Y
266 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Y Annex
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties