YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

La Porte County
Family YMCA

The La Porte County Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


NEWS FROM THE Y

LifeguardsLet's face it. You have a choice to make - one that will define your future. Where will you build your profession? Where can you find meaningful work that offers rich rewards? Where can you build a better future for yourself and for kids, families and your community? Where can you work in a supportive team environment? Where can you work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility? Where can you work and have fun?

All of this can be found at the Y. The Y gets the job done through staff members who are carefully selected for their interests, experiences and enthusiasm. With over 100 years of service to our community, the Y knows that its mission is achieved one person at a time - carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and skillful staff member.

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Current Career Opportunities

Teacher Assistant

La Porte YMCA Childcare and Learning Center is looking for part-time assistants for morning and afternoon shifts. Applicants must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent and love working with young children. Qualified individuals must be willing to continue their education. If you are interested in helping prepare little ones to be successful in school please contact our Childcare and Learning Center Coordinator, Jamie Novak at 219-326-7646 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kidwatch Caregiver

Join our team! Are you great with kids? Do you want make a difference in a child's life? The La Porte County Family YMCA branch is looking for a flexible, team player to work part-time hours both morning and evenings in our Kidwatch area. This caregiver position focused mainly on guiding and encouraging children ages 6 months - 13 yrs. while their parents participate in other Y program opportunities. This individual must be self-motivated, patient, responsible and engaging. We also require a strong understanding of the Y mission and proven childcare skills. Please contact Ben Fout at 219-325-9622 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Before and After School Site Assistant

The Y is hiring for a Site Assistant for our Latchkey Program located at Rolling Prairie Elementary School. Hours are 6:00-8:30 a.m. and 2:30-6:00 p.m. on operating school days. Applicants must have completed high school or equivalent and be at least 21 years of age. Qualified individuals must demonstrate the ability to work well with young children. Applications available at the La Porte County Family YMCA. Please contact Program Director, Kayla Scelfo at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (219)325-9622 with any questions.

Member Services Clerk

If you enjoy working with public, have a good attitude and are dependable, the Y is looking for you. We are hiring for part time positions at the Member Services Desk. You must possess strong customer service skills, have the ability to multitask, have knowledge of computers, have flexibility in your schedule and be a team player.  Stop by and complete an employment application at the Y, 901 Michigan Ave. For additional information contact Member Engagement Director Ben Fout at 219-325-9622 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Certified Lifeguards

We have an immediate need for certified lifeguards available for 5-8:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m.-noon or noon-3:30 p.m. shifts. Applications available in the above link or at the Y Member Services Desk. For more information, contact Dave Kasarda at (219) 325-9622.

Y Educare

Looking for teacher aides and substitute teachers for our Pine Elementary and Lake Hills locations in Michigan City. Applicants must have completed high school or equivalent and be at least 18 years of age. Qualified individuals must have Early Childhood experience. Applications are available at The Childcare and Learning Center at 2510 Monroe Street in La Porte. Contact Youth Development Director, Abbie Prasco at (219) 326-7646 or at aprasco@lpymca.org

Housekeeper

We are currently looking for positive, self motivated and responsible housekeepers. Must have an eye for detail and be able to work with little supervision. Contact Member Engagement Director Ben Fout at (219) 325-9622 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.