Join a cause-driven team

As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.

At the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, more than 800 staff members serve in a wide variety of positions within our two YMCA branches, at 17 off-site school-age child care programs, and our community teen center. We invite you to join us in this amazing work. Experience the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving our community’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intention every day. 

We are welcoming and we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become.

We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality.

We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world.

We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential.

We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


Our Mission: To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Our Cause: To strengthen community through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

Core Values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility

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