YMCA Christchurch is committed to providing a Child Safe environment for all children who come into contact with the YMCA. To be considered for employment with us all successful applicants must complete our pre-employment processes including a comprehensive application form and all relevant pre-employment screens and checks which includes Police Vetting.


The working environment and high-contact nature of all roles within YMCA Christchurch are at high risk of being exposed, and exposing others (including high risk persons), to COVID-19. The most effective way to manage this risk is to require all roles at YMCA Christchurch be undertaken by persons who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as well as other precautionary measures. Therefore, it is a requirement that all prospective employees confirm their vaccine status with YMCA Christchurch as part of the pre-employment process.


Fitness Instructor

Bishopdale & City gyms, Part Time
To complement our team we are looking for enthusiastic Group Exercise Trainers and Fitness Instructors.

Do you want to grow your client database, have a passion for Pilates, Yoga, Boxfit, Mums and Bubs, HIIT or your own creative discipline. If so, we want to hear from you!

We are renowned as a true community gym where our members feel part of a team. We know our members by name and our trainers have a fantastic following of dedicated members who turn up week in week out!

As our group exercise offering continues to grow we will work with you to support and deliver excellent classes around our current timetable as well as the opportunity for growth additional class covers where required.

Job Description

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Friday 11 February 2022.


Hotel Service Manager – Front Office

Hotel Give, Full Time
We are looking for a Hotel Service Manager to join our team on a full time basis who would like to be part of the new hotel.

The successful applicant for this position will have strong experience in the hotel sector, with a very good knowledge of the use of internet booking sites and other mechanisms to improve yield and profitability. Supervisory level of experience for functions required. They will also have personal values which align with our organisation and excellent people skills.

The hotel service manager will lead and inspire a team of professionals to exceed guests’ expectations on a daily basis. Involved in all aspects of the business this is an opportunity for a hands on manager to excel.

Job Description

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Friday 21 January 2022.


Hotel Housekeeper

Hotel Give, Part Time
We are looking for a housekeeper to join our team on a 20 hour per week part-time basis, who would like to be part of the new hotel.
We are open seven days a week and you must be flexible to work weekends and public holidays.

  • Clean all guest rooms, bathrooms and shared facilities to the hotel’s high standards within the allocated time
  • Replenishing linen, towels, and room amenities
  • Report all maintenance problems, damaged equipment and missing items.
  • All of this while still representing the core values of the YMCA!

Job Description

How to Apply

Please apply through SEEK.
Applications close Thursday 20 January 2022.
Please note that interviews may be conducted throughout the application process, and an appointment may occur if the right applicant is found before the closing date.


Camp Cook

Wainui Park, Full Time, Fixed Term
YMCA Wainui Park is looking for a Camp Cook who is passionate about providing quality meals to our wide and diverse client groups, including school, community and corporates.

Is your food nutritious and delicious? Will children devour it and ask for more? Do you enjoy working with a vibrant team of like-minded people?

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in catering for large groups and events, have excellent customer service skills, knowledge of budgeting and managing food costs, ordering and stock control, have excellent food hygiene practices, have experience catering for special dietary requirements and managing a small team, whilst having the ability to work alone.

On-site accommodation can be provided for the right applicant, along with the company of dedicated, enthusiastic and like-minded colleagues.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and cover letter to

This is a fixed term position until July 2022.

Job Description




Bean at the Y, Part Time
Are you an enthusiastic, experienced Barista looking for a part-time position, who can work weekends?

This is an exciting employment opportunity for an individual who can work in a fast paced environment, with a passion for great coffee and exceptional customer service to join the team at BEAN AT THE Y.

Key Tasks

  • Making consistently outstanding coffee for all customers
  • Ensuring all requests are dealt with in a professional timely manner
  • Working well under pressure
  • Ordering & stock control
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment

This position is for 25 hours per week.
Fridays: 6.30am to 1.30pm
Saturdays: 6.30am to 3.30pm
Sundays: 6.30am to 3.30pm

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and CV to

Job Description



Holiday Programme Supervisors

We are always looking for passionate, outgoing and reliable individuals to supervise our busy school holiday programmes!

We need supervisors that are at least 20 years of age, have a current First Aid Certificate, and have a good understanding and experience of working with young people.

We currently run active, creative, performing and general programmes, which you will help create, plan and develop.

This is full time work while school holidays are running, with up to 6 hours of additional paid training prior to the programme starting.

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How to Apply

For more information please contact Youth Development Services at the City YMCA.

P 03 366 0689 E



Holiday Programme Volunteers

Working on a holiday programme is a fantastic way to develop leadership skills and gain experience working with people. Holiday programmes are a huge amount of fun and a very valuable way to give back to the community and gain invaluable skills. Each school holiday period the YMCA runs up to 8 different programmes all over Christchurch City!

As a volunteer leader you will work as part of a team, alongside and experienced supervisor, to run the programme. You can expect to get involved wi the kids, manage your group and the behaviours, role model a positive attitude and have a great experience!

Some of the activities you may be involved in are: movies, tenpin bowling, mini-golf, swimming, Antarctic Centre, sports, art & crafts, outdoor adventure days, inddor climbing and the list goes on! You will be required between the hours of 8:30am to 5pm, and must be 15yrs or over.

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Apply here
For more information please contact Youth Development Services at the City YMCA.

P 03 366 0689 E



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