About Us

YMCA Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all

Core Values

Caring: to demonstrate a sincere concern for others, for their needs and well-being.
Related values: compassion, forgiveness, generosity, and kindness.
Honesty: to tell the truth, to demonstrate reliability and trustworthiness through actions that are in keeping with my stated positions and beliefs.
Related values: integrity and fairness.
Respect: to treat others as I would want them to treat me, to value the worth of every person, including myself.
Related values: acceptance, empathy, self-respect and tolerance.
Responsibility: to do what is right--what I ought to do, to be accountable for my choices of behavior and actions and my promises.
Related values: commitment, courage, good health, service and citizenship.

Our Focus

The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities thru programs & events that reflect the needs of the community with focus in the following areas:

For Youth Development
We believe in the importance of nurturing the potential of every youth.
For Healthy Living
We believe every individual should be welcomed to improve health & well-being.
For Social Responsibility
We believe in giving back and providing support to our neighbors.


YMCA Administrative Staff

Reach any of the following personnel by calling (309) 853-4431
Jill Milory
Jill Milroy
Executive Director

Mary Findley
Membership Director/Silver Sneakers/Rental Coordinator

Amanda Powe
Program & Wellness Director

Katie Cameron
Program Assistant


YMCA Board of Directors

Cody Hester

Patrick Sloan

Gary Bradley

Tracy Lamb

Rosie Jackson Colby Hathaway Carrie Gustafson Justin Raver Shane Kazabowski
Mike Miler Miriam Mock Rebecca Baney Stephen Rider Brittany Stewart


Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in The YMCA of Kewanee.

We are very proud of our programs and facility. We strive to consistently attract, develop, motivate, and retain the best employees and volunteers possible. This allows us to achieve our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. At the YMCA of Kewanee, we employ on an average, 60 full time and part-time individuals. Our staff of qualified, dedicated, employees believe in the character values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

The YMCA of Kewanee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for employment are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability.

Click here to print out an application.

Currently looking for:
  • Youth Development Staff - Weekdays
  • Lifeguards - Weekdays & Weekends
  • Custodian - Evenings & Weekends

As with all YMCA positions we encourage growth within the Y. If you are currently in another department and would like to enhance your work experience, we encourage our staff to pursue further knowledge and training. An adult YMCA membership is free when you join the Y staff team. The Y also provides all staff with CPR certification and ongoing professional development within the area they are working. We are looking for people who enjoy helping others and making connections to solve issues. If you know someone who would be a good fit for our organization please share this information with them!