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Our Core Values

The Y is guided by our five core values and through these values, we are able to provide programs and resources to invest in and build our communities.











Benefits of Working with the Y

We invest in you. The YMCA of Greater Houston is dedicated to helping our team members reach their personal and professional goals and feel valued in the work they do.

Full-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous and flexible paid time off and holidays
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for yourself and dependents
  • Long term disability, basic life insurance and other voluntary benefits
  • 12% paid retirement after meeting eligibility requirements
  • 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Free YMCA family membership and discounted program fees
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Rewarding work/life balance
  • Opportunities for advancement

Part-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 12% paid retirement after meeting eligibility requirements
  • 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Free YMCA individual membership and discounted program fees
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Our Cause

At the Y, strengthening the community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are more than a place. We’re a purpose.

Working at the Y gives you the opportunity to:

  • Strengthen communities and change lives
  • Empower youth, improve health and well-being
  • Inspire action in your community
  • Work with diverse leaders
  • Find your purpose

We believe in the power of human potential and are committed to the professional growth and development of our team. Together, we support progress by focusing on learning, career coaching and continuous improvement. This helps our team members reach their professional goals and feel valued. We also provide Employee Resource Groups, which provide a space for people to network, mentor one another, participate in personal and professional development and more—all while building meaningful connections. In addition, the a professional development plan with the Y includes:

  • Robust Leadership Development and Certification program for all stages of a career rooted in the Y-USA’s Cause Driven Leadership® Competency Model
  • The 70/20/10 Model for learning through work experience by creating opportunities for on-the-job skill development, career coaching, mentorship, training and self-study.
  • Immediate access to tools, resources, subject matter experts and mentors and from over 10,000 communities with YMCAs across the country (called the Y Movement) to help you reach your potential in your role or program.
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YMCA of Greater Houston Employee Resource Groups (ERGs):

We are committed to creating safe and brave spaces for employees to feel wholly known, seen, and heard while empowering themselves and each other.

Below is the list of our ERGs:

African American Resource Network (AARN)

Provides career and personal development, networking, training and mentoring.

Asian & Pacific Islander Leadership Network (APILN)

Comprises of Asian and Pacific Islander staff and volunteers. This group shares information and resources through social activities and experiences for career development.

Christian Leadership Resource Network (CLRN)

Cultivates an encouraging and Christ-focused environment for Y staff to network, learn, and grow.

Connecting-Onboarding Resource Network (CORN)

Welcomes new staff and staff looking to connect with others while assimilating to our Y and Houston. Introduces further ERG options to staff.

Emerging Leaders Resource Network (ELRN)

Cultivates and prepares a diverse group of leaders to fill critical roles to ensure the sustainability and success of the Y movement.

Hispanic Latino Leadership Network (HLLN)

Serves as thought leaders on issues important to Hispanics and Latinos to nurture the next generation of Y leaders.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Resource Network (LGBTQ)

A place where participants fully embrace the Y’s mission and advance their careers while ensuring all feel safe, welcomed, and valued.

Women’s Leadership Resource Network (WLRN)

Cultivates an environment that leverages the talents and addresses the unique needs of women while maximizing their career potential at the Y.


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