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YMCA Preschool Child Care Instructor


We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. 

The YMCA staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude.
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking.
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage.
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership for our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we transform lives through loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.



The Child Care Services Branch of the YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate part-time Preschool Instructor for the 2018-2019 school year to join our team.

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Preschool Instructor will provide a YMCA preschool program for children at Holland or Harrison Hill Elementary during the school year.

Through the leadership and service of the site director and their staff, the program provides diverse participants with age appropriate activities to promote a safe, fun, nurturing learning environment and memorable experiences with the YMCA.

Successful instruction in this position is defined as growth in student participation and quality enrichment, sound adherence to defined safety and educational standards by the staff, and positive feedback from parents.



Starting pay range: $10.50 to $11 depending on experience

Hours Available: Monday through Friday, hours vary by location

School Site: Holland Elementary, 7000 Redhaw Drive, Fort Wayne IN 46825 or                                                                Harrison Hill Elementary, 355 S. Cornell Circle, Fort Wayne IN 46807



  • Minimum of 21 years of age, with an Associates degree or higher preferred.
  • Experience working in an early learning center or preschool preferred.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a preschool instructor.
  • Welcoming and inclusive, positive, service-oriented attitude with diverse groups of people in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player committed to contributing to the culture, mission, and values of the Y.



  • Free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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