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YMCA of Greater Seattle Program Supervisor, Family Programs in Kent, Washington

Overview

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines .

Job Summary

As the Program Supervisor of our Family Programs, you will lead and develop our program staff and provide day-to-day supervision and management of the drop-in care for children in our branch and family centered programing. This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities are provided to program participants and community. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining staff/child ratios, and conducting regular staff meetings. Come join our team and be a part of creating community.

Responsibilities

  1. Ensures planning and implementation of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA. Is responsible for the quality and completion of all program plans, including lesson, behavior and event plans.

  2. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates Counselors/volunteers. Assists in conducting staff meetings and organizing trainings.

  3. Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent information about their child’s experience and to promote upcoming programs.

  4. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.

  5. Provides direct supervision to a group of children.

  6. May maintain required records according to YMCA standards, including attendance records, registration information, accident reports and discipline records.

  7. Recruits new enrollments.

  8. Ensures that site supplies are maintained and purchased as necessary.

  9. May assist with developing and monitoring department budgets.

  10. Encourages member involvement, identifies potential volunteers and assists with the Annual Campaign.

  11. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. 21 years of age or older.

  2. High school graduate or equivalent.

  3. Three+ years of experience working with children.

  4. One year or more of supervisory experience.

  5. Strong customer service skills, responding to multiple questions via phone, email and in person. Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

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

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

  8. Current state approved first-aid certification.

    1. Current state approved infant/child (or community if school aged) CPR certification.** At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 90 days after employment).

PREFERRED POSITION ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS

  • College degree. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

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

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

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • 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

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Kent

Posted Date 1 week ago (4/30/2021 5:54 PM)

ID 2021-11855

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Kent YMCA

Category Youth and Family Programs

Address 10828 SE 248th St

Minimum compensation USD $20.05/Hr.

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