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.
Provides comprehensive, short-term crisis outreach services to children and families in King County with children experiencing a mental health or behavioral emergency. Stabilizes the initial crisis, provides intensive support and links the family to ongoing formal and informal support systems. This position ensures children and families in King County are supported through and out of crisis situations safely and with minimal disruption to their lives. Children and families leave the program stabilized with new skills, awareness of their strengths, and stronger systems of support.
This position is at the Social Impact Center Y, the social services branch of YMCA of Greater Seattle (YGS). The mission of the Social Impact Center Y is to accelerate young people’s ability to build safe, successful, and happy lives. Every year, we serve 5,000 children, youth, young adults, and families across King County with programs that aim to strengthen young people’s ability to develop to their fullest potential through four strategies: reducing risk factors; navigating systems towards successful life transition; ensuring stability, safety and wellness in times of crisis; and building competencies and social capital. The Social Impact Center Y’s programs include housing, behavioral health, foster care licensing, violence prevention, education, and employment. Many of the young people we serve have had involvement in the foster care, criminal justice system, and/or homelessness systems.
This position will work with families throughout King County full-time Monday-Friday evenings to meet participant needs. This is a salaried position and licensed, experienced supervision and training is available.
What you'll get from working at The Y:
Hiring range for this role is $22.00/hour for standby time and $32.96/hour while providing direct service.
As of 3/12/2022, COVID Vaccination for this role is Required. This position requires proof of vaccination in compliance with local state and federal guidelines unless a submitted medical or religious exemption is approved. To see requirements for each program within our association, click here.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Member Engagement Team if you:
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.
“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.
We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.
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