YMCA of Greater Seattle Bus Driver, Summer Day Camp 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.

  • 13 branches

  • 2 overnight camps

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites


What you’ll be doing…

Every day hundreds of children participate in fun and engaging YMCA programs. Be part of an amazing team of staff focused on teaching teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn.

  1. Transports children to and from program activities and site(s).

  2. Makes daily safety inspections of vehicle.

  3. Reports to supervisor any conditions on vehicle in need attention or correction.

  4. Oversees conduct of children on vehicle.

  5. Follows all driver guidelines and standards.

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

  7. May supervise a group of program participants.

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be based out of one off the 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!). Specifically the Seattle Y offers programs throughout the greater Seattle area, requiring transport of participants to the programs located in community parks, schools and other community buildings.

We are hiring for multiple branch locations, please see below for locations:

North Region:

  • Dale Turner Family YMCA (South Snohomish and North King Counties)

  • Northshore YMCA (Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville and Duvall)

Central Region:

  • University Family YMCA (North Seattle, Sand Point, Ballard, Greenlake, Lake City)

  • West Seattle & Fauntleroy YMCA (West Seattle, Fauntleroy, Beacon Hill, White Center, and South Park)

South Region:

  • Matt Griffin YMCA (Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac)

  • Auburn Valley YMCA (Kent, Pacific, Algona, Federal Way, and Enumclaw Plateau)

East Region:

  • Bellevue Family YMCA (Kirkland, Redmond and Surrounding areas)

  • Coal Creek Family YMCA (South Bellevue, Newcastle, Renton and Southeast Issaquah)

  • Sammamish Community YMCA (Sammamish, Issaquah, Preston, Redmond and Fall City)

  • Snoqualmie Valley YMCA (Snoqualmie, Fall City, North Bend and Surrounding Areas)

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your days impacting the lives of children. You are comfortable with individual and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults.


You are 22 years of age or older and should have:

  1. Current state approved first aid certification.*

  2. Current state approved CPR certification.*

  3. TB test by the Mantoux method.**

  4. HIV/AIDS training certification.*

  5. Current Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with class B Passenger endorsement and Air Brake Restrictions Removed for 66-passenger buses.

  6. Driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.

  7. Four years or more general driving experience, with bus driving experience preferred.

  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.

  • At hire or earliest possible training.

** Prior to beginning duties.

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

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong

  • Are adaptable & 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.

ID 2018-6496

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 36

Location YMCA of Greater Seattle

Category Day Camp