YMCA of Greater Seattle Program Supervisor in Sammamish, Washington


The Seattle Y is looking for a responsible leader who is excited by the prospect of developing and leading one of our youth development programs, as Program Supervisor.

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

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!).

The Y offers competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!


What you’ll be doing…

This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and curriculum are provided to the participants. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality program, providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program, maintaining participant records, developing promotional materials, assisting in monitoring program supplies and department budget, and coordinating transportation needs. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining required staff/child ratios, and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships withfamilies, facility/school personnel, and the community.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are ayouth educator passionate about changing the lives of young people in our community. Our ideal candidate is a team oriented, flexible problem solver with big ideas to support our team as we develop programming to grow youth agency and voice. An ideal candidate will possess personal passions and hobbies that they are excited to bring to our team and local youth. Excellent facilitation & teachings skills are a must.

You can strike a balance between completing administrative tasks and helping others to learn and succeed. You have the ability to oversee a group of children to ensure their health and safety needs are met while continuously providing a positive, enriching experience for each participant.You have an eye for quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others in order to generate a program that is successful and enriching for all involved.

To learn more about our current teen programming, please check out our blog. (If you have marketing or web design skills, we would appreciate those as well.)

Primary Responsibilities:

Oversee after school clubs for High School and Middle School students including

  • Leadership

  • Coding

  • Teen Event Planning

  • Video Gaming

  • Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor Leadership

Promote and expand volunteerism among community youth

Develop and expand current Middle School programs & offerings

Work in local Middle and High schools to administer environmental and conservation programming

Facilitate leadership and environmental science programming in outdoor venues

Help lead and facilitate weekend wilderness trips

Support a range of summer opportunities for teens

Other duties as assigned

Ability to be mini-bus driver certified

Ability to become CPR certified

Ability to become Wilderness First Responder Certified


You are 21 years of age or older and should have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent. College degree preferred but not required.

  • Two+ years of relevant experience.

  • One year or more of supervisory experience.

  • Strong customer service skills, responding to multiple questions via phone, email and in person.

  • Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

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

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

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

  • Are adaptable, and flexible, and like that every day is a little different

  • 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; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

ID 2018-6972

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Sammamish Community YMCA

Category Teen Programs

Address 831 228th NE