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YMCA of Greater Seattle Logistics Manager in Seattle, Washington

Overview

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.

Job Summary:

This person is responsible for assisting in the management of the logistical systems that support our wilderness-based expeditions. The Logistics Manager works closely with the Operations Supervisor and Course Directors to ensure that instructors and participants are provided with the necessary resources to be successful and comfortable while on trip. Responsibilities include overseeing food, equipment, and transportation for the summer season.

About BOLD & GOLD

The BOLD (Boys Outdoor Leadership Development) & GOLD (Girls Outdoor Leadership Development) Program is dedicated to inspiring courage and confidence in diverse groups of adolescent girls and boys through outdoor adventures. We run single and all gender expeditions and each year we engage over 500 youth in outdoor experiences ranging in length from 4 to 14 days in places like the North Cascades, Mt Rainier, Squamish, Smith Rocks and Olympic National Park. Activities include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, fishing, yoga, art, music, literature, backcountry cooking, and having fun in nature.

Our goal is to increase confidence, courage, emotional intelligence, wonder, and community awareness in participants. We believe these traits are the foundations of leadership and work to inspire participants to develop their own leadership style. We prepare young people, from middle school on, to return to their communities as leaders through multicultural experiential education in the natural world. Find out more at www.ymcaleadership.org

Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Models cultural humility and celebrates diversity, effectively working with people of different identities, backgrounds, experiences, and abilities

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team

  • Commitment to working with youth

  • Professional experience working with outdoor equipment, including repair and maintenance

  • Experience planning and packing backcountry food for parties of ten or more

  • Commitment to working with diverse groups

  • Ability to manage a strong cohesive team

  • Ability to create an inclusive environment

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal and administrative skills, including experience using MS Word and Excel

  • Knows how to have fun!

Anticipated Work Dates:

May 26th, 2021 - September 3rd, 2021

40-50 hours per week – five days on, two off.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring safety, quality, and organization of all logistical systems.

  • Managing the organization, function, and availability of all program equipment, including backpacking, camping, rock climbing and mountaineering technical equipment, clothing, etc.

  • Planning, purchasing, and organizing field appropriate and culturally appropriate meals.

  • Manage a team of 4-6 Logistics Coordinators who will aid in the delivery of the summer program.

  • Collaborating with staff to pack and prepare all field-going food and equipment.

Qualifications

  1. Minimum of 1 season managing wilderness trip logistics.

  2. Current W-EMT, WFR, WFA, or FA and CPR

  3. Current WA State Food Handlers Permit

  4. This position requires driving:

  5. 21 years of age or older.

  6. Current Driver’s License with a minimum 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards

  7. Maximum one minor violation

  8. No speeding violation of more than 20mph over the limit

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.

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 .

MISSION STATEMENT:

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

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/12/2020 6:21 PM)

ID 2020-10764

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 1

Location YMCA at Cascade People's Center

Category Teen Summer Programs

Address 309 Pontius Ave N

Minimum compensation USD $100.00/Da.

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