YMCA of Greater Seattle School Bus Driver in Seattle, Washington


Who are we?

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, primarily, single gender expeditions and each year we engage over 600 youth on 60-70 different backcountry trips ranging in length from 8 to 22 days in places like the North Cascades, Mt Rainier, Squamish, Smith Rocks and Olympic National Park. Activities include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, fishing, yoga, art, music, literature, backcountry cooking and goofing off. 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 be the next generation of leaders through multicultural experiential education in the natural world. Find out more at

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

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be transporting young people to and from several different National Parks throughout Washington where they will go on 1-3 week backpacking trips. These parks include North Cascades National Park and Olympic National Park.

The Seattle Y offers a competitive pay range and part time or full time benefit packages, as eligible.

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!


What you’ll be doing…

Every day hundreds of children participate in fun and engaging YMCA programs.Be part of an amazing team of staff focused on teaching teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn.

  1. Transports children to and from program activities and site(s).

  2. Makes daily safety inspections of vehicle.

  3. Reports to supervisor any conditions on vehicle in need attention or correction.

  4. Oversees conduct of children on vehicle.

  5. Follows all driver guidelines and standards.

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

  7. May supervise a group of program participants.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your days impacting the lives of children. You are comfortable with individual and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults.


You are 22 years of age or older and should have:

  1. Current state approved first aid certification.*

  2. Current state approved CPR certification.*

  3. TB test by the Mantoux method.**

  4. HIV/AIDS training certification.*

  5. Current Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with class B Passenger endorsement and Air Brake Restrictions Removed for 66-passenger buses.

  6. Driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.

  7. Four years or more general driving experience, with bus driving experience preferred.

  8. 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.

  9. We strongly recommend all employees within Camping and Outdoor Leadership have the following vaccinations: 1) Tdap 2) MMR 3) Varicella

  • At hire or earliest possible training.

** Prior to beginning duties.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y Team if you:

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong

  • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different

  • Are excited to see youth grow and thrive

  • Truly enjoy being of service to others

  • 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

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.

ID 2017-6320

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 3

Location YMCA at Cascade People's Center

Category Teen Summer Programs

Address 309 Pontius Ave N