YMCA of Greater Seattle FT Program Supervisor @Wing Luke Elementary School Community Learning Center in Seattle, Washington

Job Information:


The Seattle Y is looking for a responsible leader who is excited by the prospect of developing and leading an after-school Community Learning Center (CLC) program at Wing Luke Elementary School, located in southeast Seattle.

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 will be based out of the Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA's-Powerful Schools office located on Rainier and Walden.

The Y offers competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible

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


What you’ll be doing…

This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and curriculum are provided to the participants. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality program, providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program site, maintaining participant records, developing promotional materials, assisting in monitoring program supplies and department budget. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining required staff/child ratios, and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships withfamilies, facility/school personnel, and the community.

This position works closely with Wing Luke's administrative team (principal, assistant principal) and school faculty (math & ELA interventionists) to create and implement a program design that is in alignment with the school and YMCA's goals and outcomes, including planning and implementation of family engagement strategies/events. Prior experience in youth development, project management, curriculum design, evaluation and assessment, and some base knowledge in elementary math and/or English Language Arts instruction is preferred.

The Wing Luke community is rich with ethnic and cultural diversity. The ideal candidate for this role will not only value diversity, but will strive to bring a racial equity lens to the work that they do. Ability to speak Somali, Chinese, and Spanish is a plus!

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 can strike a balance between completing administrative tasks and helping others to learn and succeed. You have the ability to oversee a group of children to ensure their health and safety needs are met while continuously providing a positive, enriching experience for each participant.You have an eye for 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.


You are 21 years of age or older and should have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent. College degree preferred but not required.

  • Two+ years of relevant experience.

  • One year or more of supervisory experience.

  • Strong customer service skills, responding to multiple questions via phone, email and in person.

  • Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

  • Strong computer skills and experience working with word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

  • Knowledge of standard office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers and phone systems.

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

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

  • 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 2017-5848

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Posted Date 7/11/2017

Location Meredith Mathews East Madison - Powerful Schools

Category Youth Education

Address 3401 Rainier Ave. South

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Min USD $15.37/Hr.

Max USD $19.21/Hr.