YMCA of Greater Seattle Transitional Housing Support Staff, Young Adult Services in Seattle, Washington

Overview

THE YMCA OF GREATER SEATTLE

This vacancy is a great opportunity to be a part of a team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive roles models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others – all which are the essential building blocks for strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

GENERAL FUNCTION

Provides temporary and/or on-call relief for Resident Managers and Program Staff of the YMCA of Greater Seattle's Transitional Housing and the Young Adults in Transition (YAIT) Programs. Ensures safety, cleanliness, mentoring and a positive social environment for young adults sharing a residence. Stays at the Shared House or YAIT during shifts that will include nights and swings. Supports the young adults (aged 18-24) in managing household responsibilities and monitors the activities of the residents.

Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

  1. Ensures residents follow house and program rules.

  2. Ensures the safety and cleanliness of the house/facility and grounds.

  3. Communicates regularly with the Associate Housing Director, Resident Manager and housing team. Immediately communicates with the housing team of problems and concerns

as they arise via email or in an urgent situation by calling a manager from the Emergency Contacts card.

  1. Completes paperwork at the end of each shift which details any problems or incidents involving the home or residents as well as including any other pertinent information that

would be useful for the Resident Manager to know upon his/her return.

COMMENTS

This position ensures that young adults living in the YMCA Transitional Housing Program have a safe and supportive environment in which to practice living independently during the absence of the Resident Manager or Program Staff.

Qualifications

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Age 18 or more.

  2. Current state approved First Aid certification.*

  3. Current state approved CPR certification.*

  4. One-year experience in social service, educational, vocational, or independent living skills programs working with teens or young adults, preferred.

  5. 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 sixty days of employment or first available training.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Values

Strengthens the Y’s culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work. Inclusion

Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

Develop Self and Others

Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

Quality Results

Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

Change Capacity

Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y’s mission.

Inspire Others Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity , maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships .

CORE COMPETENCIES

Values

Strengthens the Y’s culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.

Inclusion

Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

Develop Self and Others

Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

Quality Results

Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

Change Capacity

Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y’s mission.

I nspire Others

Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity , maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships .

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes a YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; and a 12% retirement fund contribution, when eligible.

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 2018-6899

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 4

Location Accelerator YMCA - 2100 Building

Category Young Adult Services (YAS)

Address 2100 24th Ave S