YMCA of Greater Seattle Nutritionist in Sammamish, Washington

Job Information:

Overview:

Imagine being a part of one of the most respected non-profit organizations in the world - while at the same time improving the overall health and vitality of our community. For more than 135 years the YMCA of Greater Seattle has been transforming lives, encouraging healthy lifestyles and developing future leaders. Enabling people of all ages to achieve their potential and instilling that spirit in others - is at the core of everything we do. We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization: Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, and Caring.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provided curriculum to participants in effective, meaningful and compelling ways.

  2. Encourage group participation and interaction through the use of open-ended questions and facilitate commitment and retention of participants.

  3. Create a motivating environment that is friendly and non-competitive.

  4. Foster relationships with and between participants.

  5. Prepare before each class (i.e. prep food, provide curriculum to class participants in effective, meaningful and compelling ways.)

  6. Encourage group participation and interaction through the use of open-ended questions and facilitate commitment and retention of participants.

  7. Create a motivating environment that is friendly and non-competitive.

  8. Foster relationships with and between participants.

Qualifications:

  1. Current state approved first aid certification. (within 30 days of employment)

  2. Current state approved CPR certification.

  3. Minimum four-year degree in nutrition or health sciences field.

  4. Preferably a Registered Dietitian or in last year of master's degree in nutrition.

  5. Prior experience teaching group nutrition education.

  6. Knowledge of and experience with motivational interviewing.

  7. Ability to lead a class or provide individual service to children and families.

  8. High sense of urgency in responding to safety and emergency situations.

  9. Ability to motivate and educate members.

  10. Ability to set up, move and store equipment.

  11. Ability to speak another language other than English is desired.

Competencies for success at the Y:

  • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.

  • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

  • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

  • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

  • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.

  • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.

ID 2017-5751

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 1

Posted Date 6/5/2017

Location Sammamish Community YMCA

Category Health & Well-being

Address 831 228th NE

Job Locations US-WA-Sammamish

Min USD $21.45/Hr.

Max USD $26.07/Hr.