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YMCA of Greater Seattle Admin II - Housing Specialist (Temporary) in Seattle, Washington


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.

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

  • More than 200 program sites

Where you’ll work…

This position is at the Y’s Social Impact Center, the social services branch of the Y of Greater Seattle. The mission of the Y’s Social Impact Center is to accelerate young people’s ability to build safe, successful and happy lives. Every year, we serve 5,000 children, youth, young adults, and families with programs that aim to strengthen young people’s ability to develop to their fullest potential through four strategies: reducing risk factors; navigating systems towards successful life transition; ensuring stability, safety and wellness in times of crisis; and building competencies and social capital. The Y’s Social Impact programs include housing, behavioral health, foster care licensing, violence prevention, education, and employment. Many of the young people we serve have had involvement in the foster care, criminal justice system, and/or homelessness systems.

We are the largest provider of housing for homeless young adults in King County, offering a variety of programs including rapid rehousing, transitional housing, and permanent housing—especially for those who are exiting foster care and/or who are experiencing homelessness. Be a part of our vision to end homelessness and help young people get the support they need to be safe, successful and happy.


This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm. The position will be working in-person at our Association Office in downtown Seattle. This is a temporary position with an expected end date of November, 2021.

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.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.

All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.


What you’ll be doing…

We have an awesome opportunity for the essential position of Admin II, Housing Specialist. In this role, you will provide administrative support to the Young Adult Services' housing team with the Social Impact Center of the YMCA. You will be a key player in executing work and implementing office workflow.

You will:

  • Perform various administrative duties including processing paperwork, producing reports and maintaining related directories and files.

  • Work with Program Directors around Data Quality Assurance and audit preparation for housing and homeless service programs.

  • Provide administrative support to program and department staff and stay current with program changes.

  • Assist with audit and grant preparation.

  • Review all files and organize through a systematic approach

  • Assist in collecting needed documentation for review

  • Other duties as assigned


You should have:

  • High school education or equivalent. Two years or more of college in a related field preferred

  • 1-2 years’ experience in an administrative support role

  • Strong time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of/experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • General office knowledge - copier, phone systems, etc.

  • Strong keyboarding skills (aka touch-typing)

  • If you have other computer database and system experience, all the better - but don't let a lack of experience in those hold you back from applying!

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 or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

office support, duties, mail, photocopy, record-keeping


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


  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/10/2021 3:29 PM)

ID 2021-12418

Type Temporary

# of Openings 1

Location Social Impact Center YMCA - 2100 Building

Category Administration

Address 2100 24th Ave S

Minimum compensation USD $18.61/Hr.