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YMCA of Greater Seattle Program Supervisor, Hunger Response Programs 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.

Job Summary

As the Program Supervisor of our Hunger Response programs you will lead and develop our Hunger Response volunteers, AmeriCorps members, and staff. This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of community centered programs that are provided to the community. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality Hunger Response program providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program sites. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining required health and safety measures and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships with families, facility personnel, and the community. This position is a regular on going position that works within our Hunger Response programs throughout the year.


  1. Ensures planning and implementation of culturally relevant and appropriate activities in accordance with theHunger Response goals of the YMCA.

  2. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates instructors/volunteers. Is responsible for professional development planning. Conducts staff meetings and organizes trainings. Maintains required staff/child ratios.

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

  4. Maintains professional relationships with families, facility personnel and the community. May plan and conduct events.

  5. May maintain required records according to YMCA standards.

  6. Recruits new enrollments.

  7. Ensures that site supplies are maintained and purchased as necessary.

  8. May assist with developing and monitoring department budgets.

  9. Ensures appropriate site appearance and cleanliness of site.

  10. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

  11. Other duties as assigned.


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

  1. Three years or more of relevant experience. Working with children, families, community programs and/or hunger response programs.

  2. One year or more of supervisory experience.

  3. High school graduate or equivalent.

  4. Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.

  5. Experience planning and implementing group activities.

  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.

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.

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 .


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 1 week ago (10/15/2020 3:56 PM)

ID 2020-10729

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Association Office

Category Youth and Family Programs

Address 909 4th Avenue

Minimum compensation USD $18.00/Hr.