Have a career that makes a real difference, is rewarding and important.

Y associates make a positive impact on the lives of those they serve. The most fulfilled associates are happy because they get to help others and are part of something larger than themselves. 

Y Early Childhood and K-12 Educators play a critical role in the healthy development of children and youth. They provide a nurturing and safe educational environment and work to ensure that every child is prepared for success in school and life.

If this speaks to your heart, we invite you to learn more and apply today! 

If you are interested in seeing our enhanced safety procedures and protocols please see our GUIDELINES FOR Y ASSOCIATES.


Click the links below to see open positions.

Y Preschool

Y Head Start



Y Academic Support Centers

Y School Partnerships

Head Start Requirements:

  • Teachers need a completed degree (BA/BS/AA in ECE), if you do not have a degree in Early Childhood Education specifically, you will need the 90-hour childcare certificate
    Assistant Teachers need a completed 90 hours in Preschool/Infant/Toddler, CDA (or enrolled in a CDA program) and at least one year of experience. AA in ECE preferred.
  • Resource Aides preferably need the completed 90 hours, (Preschool/Infant/Toddler), but isn't required


A Fulfilling Career with Competitive Benefits

Below is a partial list of some of our Y associate benefits. Additional benefit information and requirements are available.

Partial List Full-time Associates Part-time Associates
Y Membership x x
Y Retirement Fund x x
Sick Leave x x
Medical, Dental & Vision x  
Paid Time Off (vacation, holidays) x  
Professional and Career Development x x
Associate Well-Being Program x x

Associate discounts up to 50% on Y programs including camp, preschool, academic support centers, and before & after school enrichment.

x x
Dependent Care Assistance x x
Credit Union Membership x x