YMCA of Greater Seattle After School Tutor and Activity Leader in Seatac, 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

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be based out of one off the 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 offers Programs throughout the greater Seattle area. The programs are located in Seattle Schools using classrooms, multipurpose rooms, gyms, outdoor spaces and take several field trips throughout the summer.

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


General Duties and Responsibilities of Afterschool Tutor and Activity leader

  • Supervise, lead, guide and coordinate students throughout program.

  • Offer general homework support and tutoring to students.

  • Plan and implement program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA and Community Alignment plans with Highline Public Schools.

  • Communicate with, develop, and maintain positive relationships with youth and families.

  • Maintain ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, cleanliness, and learning environment of program site.

  • Communicate needs, concerns, goals and ideas to Supervisor.

  • Providing assistance to support Supervisor and staff as needed, including:

  • Student Sign-in

  • Meal/Snack Coordination

  • Maintaining Attendance/Registration Records

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

  • Represent YMCA at school and community events

  • Attend required staff meetings and trainings as scheduled by Supervisor.

  • Other duties as needed.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you areexcited to spend your time impacting the lives of youth and their familiesyou have a desireto enable people of all ages to achieve their potential.You have the ability to build strong relationships on an individual level and with communities. You have a track record of being able todevelop and implement quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others.


You should be 18 years of age and have:

  1. Current state approved first-aid certification. *

  2. Current state approved community CPR certification. *

  3. Experience in working with youth the same age as those to be supervised.

  4. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred.

  5. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.

  6. Knowledge of Seattle School District Academic Learning Standards for the age group and designated subject area.

  7. Knowledge of core curriculum components of assigned school.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y 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 2018-6638

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 2

Location Education Initiatives - Tyee Educational Complex

Category Youth Education

Address 4424 S 188th St