YMCA of Greater Seattle Assistant Program Director in Snoqualmie, Washington

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You long for impact and purpose. We offer it daily. At our 14 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200 program sites, YMCA employees serve the people of King and south Snohomish Counties with programs and services tailored to fit the needs of those we reach. Three overarching goals drive our work: youth development, healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.


Supervises and administers multiple programs in more than one location. Implements a high quality, culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate curriculum.


  1. Directs the development and operations of assigned program area(s).

  2. Establishes new program activities and expands program(s) within the community in accordance with the Association and branch strategic plans.

  3. Develops, implements, and manages the operations of Youth Development programs serving middle school and high school teens with a continuum of programs from casual (drop-in, or one-time events), to committed (high impact, long term developmental and leadership programs).

  4. Develops and manages the budgets related to the position. Meets fiscal objectives.

  5. Recruits, hires, trains, evaluates and supervises assigned staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Provides development and leadership.

  6. Develops collaborative relationships with community youth-serving institutions including schools, youth agencies, parks and recreation, and service clubs. Interprets the YMCA's commitment to youth in the community. Serves as the primary community contact regarding the program(s).

  7. Develop, oversee and execute youth sports programming for the branch.

  8. Compiles program statistics and provides data and reports as required for assigned program(s). Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program(s).

  9. Provides leadership and support for branch management team, annual fund raising campaign, and volunteer committees/boards as assigned.

  10. Develops, produces and distributes program information necessary to promote assigned programs, in accordance with branch marketing plans.

  11. Ensures that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with YMCA standards, all relevant regulations and other applicable standards.

  12. Ensures upkeep of related facilities and equipment.


  1. 21 years of age or older.

  2. Current state approved first-aid certification.*

  3. Current state approved community CPR certification.*

  4. HIV/AIDS training certification.*

  5. Thirty credits in related field such as recreation, physical education, education, music, art, psychology, social services or equivalent. Bachelors degree preferred.

  6. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.

  7. Management and supervisory skills as attested to by professional references.

  8. Three years or more of experience in working with children, families and communities in related programs.

  9. Demonstrated skill in recruiting and supervising volunteers and/or staff.

  10. Experience with budget management helpful.

  11. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

*At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 90 days after employment).

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 2017-5842

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Posted Date 7/6/2017

Location Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

Category Teen Programs

Address 35018 SE Ridge Street

Job Locations US-WA-Snoqualmie

Min USD $15.37/Hr.

Max USD $21.00/Hr.