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.

Y Early Childhood Programs offer developmentally appropriate activities in nurturing, respectful environments, while meeting the needs of our families. As an accredited organization by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and a 5 Stars rating from the State of Vermont Quality Rating and Improvement Scale, you’ll be a part of a team that values structure, consistency, and development of both children and staff.

Our Early Childhood Programs are hiring a full and part-time Classroom Assistants  to work with both our preschool and infant and toddler classrooms. This role allows for growth in early childhood and understanding the dynamics of all age groups.

As a Classroom Assistant, you’ll play a valuable component to the Early Childhood Program by assisting in maintaining a neat and organized classroom, participating in the development and execution of curricular programs, establishing professional relationships with parents, and enriching and nurturing the lives of the children.

Our locations include Burlington sites on College Street and St. Paul Street, and our UVMMC Early Child Care center in Winooski.


  • Must be 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Complete the Fundamentals of Early Childhood Professionals within the first twelve (12) months of employment; or
  • Completion of a three (3) college credit course in child or human development, school age or education within the first twelve (12) months of employment.

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

Please submit your cover letter and resume to

The Greater Burlington YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Pomerleau Family Y
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

Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties