YMCA of Greater Seattle

Asst. Swim Team Coach - Aquatics II

Job Locations US-WA-Kent
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/12/2023 6:52 PM)
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
10828 SE 248th St
Minimum compensation
USD $19.00/Hr.


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YGS has updated their Aquatics salary schedules!


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

*This is an on-site position

Provides competitive swimming instructions to swim team members in Age group, Senior, or Masters programs. Organizes and conducts team workouts.


What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Individual membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire

Hiring Range: $20/hour - $28/hour for 18 years or older; $19/hour for anyone under 18 years old.


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. Performs assigned coaching responsibilities, which may include practices, recruiting, record-keeping, and scheduling.
  2. Recruits prospective members and provides information about YMCA membership and swim team fee structure.
  3. Attends all staff meetings, and trainings as required.
  4. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  5. Assists with overseeing conduct of swim team members at meets and other team functions.
  6. Attends swim meets and swim team functions as agreed upon with supervisor.
  7. Maintains effective communication with participants and their parents.


  1. 16 years of age or older.
  2. Current state approved first-aid certification.*
  3. Current state approved community CPR certification, or equivalent.*
  4. American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training or equivalent.*
  5. One year or more of swim team experience preferred.
  6. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  7. Ability to teach proper competitive swimming techniques.
  8. Knowledge of sound competitive swimming skills, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner.
  9. Knowledge of basic exercise.
  10. 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.


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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