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YMCA of Greater Seattle Specialty Enrichment Instructor in Eastsound, Washington



Imagine being a part of one of the most respected non-profit organizations in the world – while at the same time improving the overall health and vitality of our community. For more than 130 years the YMCA of Greater Seattle has been transforming lives, encouraging healthy lifestyles and developing future leaders. Enabling people of all ages to achieve their potential and instilling that spirit in others – is at the core of everything we do. We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization: Respect, Responsibility, Honesty & Caring.


Instructs assigned specialty language class. Understands developmental needs of assigned youth, develops lesson plans/curriculum to meet needs and teach specific skills for enrichment class.


  1. Plans and instructs Specialty Language Classes. Ensures students build skills and meet identified program goals.

  2. Develops positive relationships with participants and facilitates relationship building among participants. Provides motivational support and guidance.

  3. Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required.

  4. Sets up and takes down class equipment. Ensures spaces are left the same way they are found. Reports equipment problems.

  5. Ensures safe and effective classes. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.

  6. Accurately maintains related records.

  7. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Current state approved first aid certification.

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

  3. One or more years of related experience preferred.

  4. Demonstrated ability to teach specialty skill to assigned age group.

  5. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  6. Working knowledge of youth development and YMCA Powerful Schools program model.

  7. 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.


The Specialty Enrichment Class Instructor leads and facilitates Out of School Time classes, creating lasting and positive impact on participants, branches and the community.


Cause Driven Leader Level: Leader


Strengthens the Y’s culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.


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 Y leader where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes a YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; and a 12% retirement fund contribution, when eligible.

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

Job Locations US-WA-Eastsound

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/9/2021 8:15 PM)

ID 2021-12413

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 3

Location YMCA Camp Orkila

Category Resident Camp

Address 484 Camp Orkila Rd

Minimum compensation USD $20.05/Hr.