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YMCA of Greater Seattle Associate Branch Executive in Bothell, Washington


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.


Oversees assigned operations and programs of a large YMCA branch. Program responsibilities vary by branch and may include membership, child care, teen development, health and wellness, youth sports, day camp, parent-child, family, aquatics, and other programs.


  1. Directs, develops and manages assigned day-to-day program operations of the YMCA, in compliance with the strategic plan, Association standards and safety procedures.

  2. Develops, manages and controls assigned budgets.

  3. Oversees the recruitment, hiring, development and supervision of staff and volunteers.

  4. Provides primary or secondary support as assigned to the branch advisory board and committees.

  5. Provides leadership and support to the annual fundraising campaign as assigned.

  6. Maintains effective working relationships with community organizations.

  7. Develops and directs a marketing plan for assigned programs, providing for the production and dissemination of information promoting YMCA programs and membership.

  8. May supervise the upkeep and maintenance of all equipment, supplies and vehicles for the branch.

  9. Provides leadership in assigned areas to branch planning process and program data and reports for the branch in support of the branch and Association planning processes.

  10. Participates as a member of the branch and Association management teams.


  1. Bachelor's degree in recreation, human services, management, or a related field, or equivalent.

  2. Five or more years of experience in supervising or directing programs as a program and/or center director.

  3. Experience in community outreach, marketing, program development, financial development, volunteer development, staff supervision, and fiscal management.

  4. Experience in managing assigned program areas preferred.

  5. YMCA Senior Director preferred.

  6. CPR and First Aid certifications required.

  7. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  8. 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.

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; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana .

Regional Executive, chief executive officer, Business executive, Senior Manager, Regulating, Controller, Management

ID 2019-8207

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Northshore YMCA

Category Administration

Address 11811 NE 195th Street