YMCA of Greater Seattle

Membership Lead (Membership Engagement III)

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 21 hours ago(9/30/2022 2:09 PM)
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA
Membership Services
1700 23rd Avenue
Minimum compensation
USD $22.00/Hr.


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

We have an awesome opportunity for the critical position of Lead Member Engagement Representative.  In this role, you will provide our members with exceptional customer service, developing strong and supportive relationships that provide motivation and guidance focused on the specific needs of each member.  You will play an important role in connecting members with programs and activities that will help them achieve their goals. You will also assist people in the membership and program enrollment process. You will help oversee the daily functions of the facility/programs and provide leadership and guidance to other Member Engagement staff.


What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle for you and your household
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • Retirement with generous employer contributions
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire
  • Discounts on qualifying YMCA of Greater Seattle childcare and day camp programs

Minimum compensation: $22/ hour.


The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.


As of March 12, 2022 COVID Vaccinations Requirements for this role are Highly Recommended. Certain programs at the Y of Greater Seattle may require proof of vaccination, in compliance with local state and federal guidelines. If applicable will be assigned within onboarding. To see requirements for each program within our association, click here.


  1. Develops positive relationships with members and participants and provides motivational support and guidance focusing on the needs of the member.
  2. Conducts membership interviews, enrolls new members and processes member applications, including performing data entry.
  3. Assists members and participants with program registration, answers inquiries, including member concerns and provides information on YMCA membership and programs. Refers members as appropriate to programs and/or staff based on member goals/interests.
  4. Balances and completes reports for financial transactions.
  5. Provides guidance/mentoring to Member Engagement team as needed.
  6. Circulates throughout the building to ensure safety and welfare of users and security of building.
  7. May lead or assist with Personalized Wellness Plans, YMCA Healthy Living programs and equipment orientations.
  8. Monitors, reports and addresses mechanical problems as specified or that surface during assigned hours. If deemed necessary, is responsible for making a decision on building closure.
  9. May act as manager on duty if assigned.
  10. Provides guidance and support for assigned at-risk members and accurately maintains related records.
  11. Conducts follow up on prospects who have not joined, as assigned.
  12. Follow-ups on new member survey feedback, as assigned.
  13. May assist with other membership or program related reporting / follow-up as assigned.
  14. Encourages member involvement and identifies potential volunteers and assists with Annual Campaign.
  15. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.
  16. Other duties as assigned.



You should be 18 years of age or older and have:

  1. One or more years of relevant work experience (sales, retail, reception, customer service, etc.).
  2. High school diploma or equivalent. 
  3. Exceptional customer service skills, responding to multiple questions via phone, email and in person.
  4. Strong computer skills and experience working with and database software and word processing.
  5. Knowledge of standard office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers and phone systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. CPR and First Aid Certification.
  2. Six months of supervisory/ leadership experience (sales, retail, reception, customer service, etc.).
  3. Knowledge of and previous experience with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.).
  4. Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.   

Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.


Expected Hours of Work: Branch operational hours that may include mornings, evenings, and weekends.


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.

Our Mission

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.


YMCA of Greater Seattle's Core Values

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Passion for Excellence

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.


All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.


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