The pool with be closed 10am - 2:30pm this Sunday, November 17th, for a Swim Meet. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Join our team!

We dream big and innovate for the future. There's always more to do and positive change to inspire. Y staff are brimming with enthusiasm and passion because they see the positive impact they’re making. If you’re ready to be a part of something that makes you proud, you’re ready for a career at the Y.

Why the Y?

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard serves more than 7,000 people annually on and off-Island. Our staff members represent all ages and walks of life, and they experience the personal satisfaction that comes from empowering young people to be their best, improving the health and well-being of their neighbors, and bettering our special Island.

We invite you to develop your professional skills, to realize your leadership potential, and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.

apply today!


  • Competitive Wages
  • Exciting career advancement opportunities
  • Health/Dental benefits for full time employees
  • Retirement Fund benefit for full time employees
  • Holiday/Vacation benefits for full time employees
  • Free YMCA membership for those who work more than 10 hours per week
  • Reduced fees on YMCA programs for full time employees
  • Fun and friendly environment
  • Convenient work location Certification and training programs

Community Impact

As one of the largest non-profits on the Island, our Y impacts nearly 1 out of every 3 people in our community with over 100 employees annually. Through our various fitness and wellness programs, we are creating a healthier and happier community. Our youth development programs give kids and teens a chance to learn and grow, while making long lasting friendships. Being a socially responsible organization, we’ve made it our mission to provide services to all regardless of their ability to pay. It takes special people to bring the YMCA mission to life, and we are always looking for energized and enthusiastic staff to join our cause. When you work for the Y, you can be assured that what you do each day positively impacts people in your community.

Current Openings

YMCA Ice Arena Pro Shop

Seeking Pro Shop staff with excellent customer service skills and the ability to respond to the needs of patrons in a kind and courteous manner. The right candidate must be able to work independently. Great opportunity for someone who wants to become a part of having a positive impact on our community! Competitive pay, flexible schedule and YMCA membership included with employment. Email interest to


Applicants must hold a current lifeguard certification. Y membership included with employment. Please contact Denise McCann at if interested. Be part of a team that serves our Island Community & wear flip flops to work year round! Please complete the application above and email to or apply in person at the membership desk.

Swim Instructor

The Aquatics Department is looking for a Swim Lesson Instructor preferably with a competitive swimming background. This position requires teaching group swim lessons 3 days a week, assisting the head swim coach with practice 2 days a week, and the opportunity to take on private swim clients on your own schedule. Applicant must provide skill-based swim and water safety instruction to people of all ages and create positive, nurturing relationships with students. WSI/YSL certification is desired but willing to train the right person. CPR/AED/First aid certification is required within 30 days of hire. Please complete the application above and email to or apply in person at the membership desk.

Housekeeping Staff

Please join our Housekeeping staff team and help create a safe and clean environment for our members! Flexible shifts available days, nights and weekends. An individual Y membership is included with employment. Please complete the application above and email to or apply in person at the membership desk.

Class Schedules