YMCA of Greater Seattle Assistant Program Supervisor, Kids University in Sammamish, Washington
Who are we?
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of men, women and children with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace, and beyond.
2 overnight camps
10 swimming pools
More than 200 program sites
Where you’ll work…
You’ll be based out of one of our 13 branches that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home if you like!). Specificallythe Seattle Y has Kids U programs throughout the Seattle area. The programs are located in Seattle Public Schools and other community buildings. Programs use classrooms, multipurpose rooms, gyms, and outdoor spaces.
What you’ll be doing…
Every day hundreds of children participate in fun and engaging YMCA activities after school. Kids U is a set of enrichment classes such as art, sports, cooking, chess, and science. Children sign up for specific classes based on their interests and passions that are led by program instructors. Be part of an amazing team of staff who provide enrichment and recreation activities, teach teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn. You willplan and implement activities and step in as the lead onsite when the Program Supervisor is not present.
Who are you?
If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your time impacting the lives of children. You thrive on the energy of children and are ready to jump in and lead activities. You are always looking for ways to offer support. You are comfortable with individual youth and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults, and have an interest in and aptitude for learning new ways to work with kids. You have an eye for quality programming and can build a sense of belonging with the groups you work with.
You are 21 years of age or older and should have:
2 years or more of experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching, etc.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty
Experience planning and implementing group activities
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Youth Enrichment Team if you:
Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong
Are adaptable and flexible, and like that every day is a little different
Are excited to see youth grow and thrive
Truly enjoy being of service to others
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
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.
Type Regular Full-Time
# of Openings 1
Location Sammamish Community YMCA
Category Youth and Family Programs
Address 831 228th NE