YMCA of Greater Seattle Recruiter - Temp/Seasonal in Seattle, Washington


At the Seattle Y, we know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. For over 140 years, the Seattle Y has been listening and responding to our local community through our 13 full facility branches, 2 overnight camps, and over 200 program sites.

Responding to the needs of those diverse communities requires dedicated and capable employees. To that end, the Seattle Y has a temporary opening for an experienced Recruiter . This position will contribute to the success of the YMCA of Greater Seattle by recruiting diverse and qualified candidate pools for current and future organizational needs. This position is anticipated to last from March through June 2019.


Under direction from the HR Director for Talent Acquisition, the responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Identify, attract, source and increase pool of candidates for current hiring needs.

  • Full life cycle recruiting – posting jobs in ATS and other job boards, sourcing candidates in multiple channels, performing initial candidate screenings, coordinating interviews with hiring managers/candidates/stakeholders, reference checks, and communication through the close of the job.

  • Use the iCIMS ATS platform as main tool for managing jobs and interacting with active and passive candidates.

  • Research and manage the logistics of campus career/job fair events and coordinates branch participation.

  • Work directly with hiring managers to understand their hiring needs and key priorities; partner throughout the entire recruiting process (communicating updates, supporting salary negotiation, etc).

  • Qualify candidates in relation to position requirements, as well as provide candidates with detailed information on our organization, compensation package, business strategies, position details, position expectations and mission, goals, and objectives.

  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of strategic efforts around recruiting and talent management, resulting in a diverse and well qualified candidate pool that meets our business needs, now and for the future.



  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience; HR Certification preferred

  • 2+ years’ experience with candidate sourcing and full life‐cycle recruiting

  • Experience recruiting high volume, entry level positions as well as complex professional/leadership positions.

  • Experience using a major ATS (iCIMS preferred)

  • Well versed in passive search and creative candidate sourcing

  • Experience utilizing Boolean search methodology

  • Savvy in use of social media for recruiting

  • Experienced and comfortable with interacting with diverse populations.

  • Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

  • Knowledge of State and Federal employment laws

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Key Skills and Abilities

  • High degree of initiative; must be able to work independently and be a self‐starter as well as a strong team player

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and manage highly confidential information

  • Sense of urgency and business orientation combined with customer service skills

  • Strong consultative, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong analytical skills to create, measure, and scale program metrics

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to present and communicate data to various audiences.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and HR Team 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

Where you'll work:

Our HR team works in the heart of Downtown Seattle, in a historic building that has housed the YMCA since the 1930s. Not only does our building house our Association Office (corporate headquarters), but it's also home to a membership facility (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class at lunch, do some laps on the track before you go home, if you like!).

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 2019-7863

Type Temporary

# of Openings 1

Location Association Office

Category Human Resources

Address 909 4th Avenue