YMCA of Greater Seattle Program Supervisor, Healthy Living in Bothell, Washington


The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with each other and our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.


Coordinates assigned programs and supervises staff in all aspects of health and wellness for the Northshore YMCA in Bothell, WA. Wellness, fitness, Active Older Adults, strength training, youth fitness are a few of the programs areas to focus on in the department. Ensures that programs operate in a quality manner consistent with YMCA guidelines. Acts as a liaison and advocate for group exercise and wellness programs. Understands the YMCA member target market, fitness trends and provides motivational interviewing and coaching to members participating in ongoing programs.


  1. Administers assigned Chronic Disease and group exercise classes following Association standards and guidelines.

  2. Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteer and paid staff.

  3. Develops special events and seasonal wellness programs for members.

  4. Participates in marketing and retention activities.

  5. Assists with development and management of the department budgets.

  6. Maintains records related to program.

  7. Lead wellness programs, personal training and small group sessions, Wellness appointments/consultations, off YMCA site programs.

  8. Conducts trainings as needed for volunteer and paid staff.

  9. Plans, facilitates and instructs individuals, groups and/or classes.

  10. Encourages member involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

  11. Recruits volunteers for healthy living program involvement.

  12. Conveys basic information on Y healthy living program areas.

  13. Asssits with yearly fundraising efforts for Annual Fund Drive.


  1. Current state approved first aid certification.

  2. Current state approved CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.

  3. Two years or more of college education in a related field or equivalent preferred.

  4. One year or more years of related experience preferred.

  5. YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles certification.*

  6. Listen First Level I* and II** training.

  7. Facilitating Groups training.*

  8. Coaching With Care training.*

  9. Supervisor Certificate Series.*

  10. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  11. Working knowledge of preventative health and fitness programs and philosophy.

  12. 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.

  • Within 30 days of employment or at first available training.

** Within 90 days of employment or at first available training.

* Within 18-24 months of 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; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

ID 2018-6925

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Northshore YMCA

Category Health & Well-being

Address 11811 NE 195th Street