Our Commitment to Equity The Y actively promotes a culture free
from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional
and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will
be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable
and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into
every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a
culturally versatile and respectful manner.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive
atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all
employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety
standards and protocols related to preventative health measures
based on CDC and local health department guidelines.
Every day hundreds of children utilize our Kid Zone drop in
child care centers within our membership facilities, engaging in
activities and building new relationships with our staff and other
participants. You will be part of an amazing staff team who provide
enrichment and safe supervision, teach teamwork and social skills,
and support children as they grow and learn. You will develop and
implement program activities while also building positive
relationships by providing prompt and courteous service to members,
participants and guests. Kid Zone Leads also provide guidance and
leadership to Kid Zone Counselors as needed.
Supervises a group of children to ensure their health, safety
and to provide a positive experience for each child. Develops and
implements program activities. Provides guidance, leadership and
direction to Kids Zone Counselors as needed. Follows YMCA policies
and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary
situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent
information about their child's experience and to promote upcoming
programs. Ensures that toys and equipment are clean and safe, set
up and stored properly. Reports equipment problems to supervisor.
Attends staff meetings and training programs as required. Other
duties as assigned.
You are 18 years of age or older and have:
High school education or equivalent.
Other applicable education, training, and experience, which
provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform
effectively in the position will be considered.
1 year or more previous experience working with children; camps,
child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching. Ability to model and
demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
Experience planning and implementing group activities preferred.
Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse
populations (language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual
orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to
English may be helpful.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:
- Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
- Are very adaptable
- Have high ownership and strong work ethic
- Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
- Truly enjoy being of service to people
- Like being part of a team that cares about one another as
people and enjoy working together
- Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a
better, stronger community for all
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people
with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote
healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe
in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y
membership as a benefit of employment.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where
we promote a continuous learning environment and career
"YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified
applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other
status protected by local, state, or federal law.
We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are
contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable
jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We
participate in the Federal E-Verify system.
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encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and
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