Job Opportunities

Elementary / Early Childhood Teacher Wanted: The YMCA is seeking a self-motivated team player to join our YMCA professional staff team in our 5 Star QRS Rated Jack and Jill Preschool Department. The successful candidate will have a Pre-K / K-6 Elementary Education Degree or a K-6 Degree with an Early Childhood Endorsement and be licensed in the State of Iowa. Experience with Creative Curriculum is a plus. This position will work with children in the State of Iowa Voluntary Preschool program with Jack and Jill Preschool and Little Lambs Preschool. Benefits include: Competitive salary, health, life, AD&D, retirement, PTO, and YMCA Membership. Candidate may email cover letter and resume to: Dan Haynes Executive Director, Nishna Valley Family YMCA at or mail to 1100 Maple Street, Atlantic, IA 50022 by April 28, 2017. Questions may be directed to Dan at 712-243-3934.

The Nishna Valley Family YMCA is looking for an individual to help with random small handyman jobs on an on-call or part-time basis. Ideal for someone who is retired or working part-time and has carpentry, painting, cleaning, mechanical, or other similar skills. An hourly wage is available but if you are retired and looking for a volunteer opportunity to give back to your community this could be a great way to stay busy and use your skills at your Y. If interested in helping out contact Dan Haynes at 243-3934 or for more details. 

The Nishna Valley Family YMCA is looking for Lifeguards. Lifeguards will be responsible for creating a safe and fun environment for families to enjoy our pool. Primarily after school, evenings, and weekend hours. Candidates must hold a current American Red Cross or YMCA lifeguarding certification or be able to attain one by their start date. Pick up an application at: Nishna Valley Family YMCA, 1100 Maple Street. For more details on the job position contact Chelsie  at 243-3934.

 If interested in helping in the Jack and Jill preschool or Child watch room to substitute, please contact Mrs. Haynes at or at 243-3934. Experience working with children is preferred. 

If you love to work with children and are looking for a rewarding career, then The Ann W. Wickman Child Development Center is the place for you. We are always looking for individuals who are motivated, enthusiastic, and want to be a part of a great team.  Applications are available at the Wickman Center or on the YMCA website for print  here. Trainings will be provided.  Please send resume and completed application to: AWWCDC, Dianna Williams, 703 Linn Street, Atlantic, Iowa 50022.


Building Hours

4:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Pool Hours

5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

During school year pool will be closed M/T/TH/F 1:30-3:45pm


Nishna Valley Family YMCA
1100 Maple St.
Atlantic, IA 50022

Ann W. Wickman Child Development Center
703 Linn St.
Atlantic, IA 50022