YMCA of Greater Seattle Instructor, Community Learning Center (outside Seattle) in SeaTac, Washington

Job Information:


Who are we?

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of men, women and children with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace, and beyond.

  • 13 branches

  • 2 overnight camps

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be based out of the Matt Griffin Family YMCA, a facility that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home if you like!).

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!


What you’ll be doing…

As the Community Learning Center (CLC) Program Instructor you will be part of a team that develops and implements engaging enrichment activities for groups of students in grades 1st through 6th at Madrona Elementary in Sea Tac WA.

You will lead Small Group classes consisting of enrichment activities that focus on relationship building, leadership and fun.

Principle Activities:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.

  • Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with CLC team to ensure that objectives are reached.

  • Adhering to all YMCA and HSD school district professional expectations and compliance issues.

  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.

  • Communicates with, develops, and maintains positive relationships with youth and families.

  • Provides day-to-day leadership to staff and volunteers.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you love working with and mentoring new staff and areexcited to spend your time impacting the lives of youth and their families. You have the ability to build strong relationships on an individual level. You have a track record of being able todevelop and implement quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others in order to generate a program that is successful and enriching for all involved. Lastly, you will thrive working with ethnically, racially, and culturally diverse communities while keeping inclusion and equity as a lens through which you see your work.


You should be 18 years of age and have:

  1. Current state approved first-aid certification. *

  2. Current state approved community CPR certification. *

  3. Experience in working with youth the same age as those to be supervised.

  4. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred.

  5. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.

  6. Knowledge of Seattle School District Academic Learning Standards for the age group and designated subject area.

  7. Knowledge of core curriculum components of assigned school.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong

  • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different

  • Are excited to see youth grow and thrive

  • Truly enjoy being of service to others

  • 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

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

ID 2017-5960

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 1

Posted Date 8/3/2017

Location Matt Griffin YMCA

Category Youth Education

Address 3595 S 188th Street

Job Locations US-WA-SeaTac

Min USD $12.00/Hr.

Max USD $16.50/Hr.