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YMCA to host job fair for open summer positions

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Teens and young adults interested in working at the Y this summer as camp counselors or lifeguards are encouraged to attend a Summer Job Fair at the YMCA’s program site at the University of Kentucky. The job fair will be Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1530 Nicholasville Road in Lexington, KY 40507.

Summer camp counselors must be at least 18-years-old, and preferably have experience working with groups of children. Counselors must be able to lead groups of campers with enthusiasm, patience, and respect.

Camp working hours vary in eight-hour shifts from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at various sites across Lexington and Frankfort. Most activities occur outdoors.

The Y is also currently hiring lifeguards. Hours vary in four-hour shifts during operating hours, with flexibility seven days a week. Applicants for lifeguard positions must be at least 16-years-old and have current and valid Lifeguard Certification, First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer training.

An additional benefit is a free all-access YMCA of Central Kentucky membership for employees.

Apply early online at ymcacky.org/careers to save time, or at the job fair where we’ll be doing face-to-face interviews and answering questions about open positions. Mask or face covering must be worn and CDC COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

For questions about employment, please email Director of Human Resources Aimee Bartels at [email protected].