YMCA of Greater Seattle Healthy Living Supervisor (Branch) in Seattle, Washington


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.

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

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. As an employee you also recieve a YMCA membership. Excelent benefit package includes, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.

Job Summary

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 studios, maintaining participant records, developing promotional materials, assisting in monitoring fitness and training supplies. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships with members and the community.


  1. Oversees assigned Y Healthy living Program area(s) following Association standards and guidelines

  2. Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteer and paid staff

  3. Develops special events and seasonal wellness programs for members.

  4. Participates in marketing and retention activities.

  5. Assists with development and management of the department budgets.

  6. Maintains records related to program.

  7. May lead wellness programming, Total Health consultations, off YMCA site programs

  8. Conducts trainings as needed for volunteer and paid staff.

  9. Plans, facilitates and instructs individuals, groups and/or classes.

  10. Encourages member involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

  11. Recruits volunteers for Total Health/Activate America program involvement.

  12. Conveys basic information on Y Total Health/Activate America program areas.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you love working with and mentoring new staff and areexcited to spend your time impacting the lives of youth and their families. You can strike a balance between completing administrative tasks and helping others to learn and succeed.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.


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

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

  2. Two+ years of relevant experience.

  3. One year or more of supervisory experience.

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

  5. Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

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

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

  8. Current state approved first aid certification.

  9. Current state approved CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.

  10. YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles certification

    1. Listen First Level I
  • and II** training

  1. Facilitating Groups training*

  2. Coaching With Care training*

  3. Supervisor Certificate Series*

  4. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  5. Working knowledge of preventative health and fitness programs and philosophy

  6. 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.

  • Within 30 days of employment or at first available training.

** Within 90 days of employment or at first available training.

*Within 18-24 months of employment.

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 2019-7667

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Downtown Seattle YMCA

Category Health & Well-being

Address 909 4th Avenue