You long for impact and purpose. We offer it daily. At our 14 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200 program sites, YMCA employees serve the people of King and south Snohomish Counties with programs and services tailored to fit the needs of those we reach. Three overarching goals drive our work: youth development, healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
Provides support for children, youth and their families in the YMCA Family Services and Mental Health Program. The Behavior Specialist works closely with and assists the YMCA Foster Parents, Child & Family Therapists, Permanency Case Manager, supervisors and volunteers by providing transportation and supervision/monitoring of clients in community, recreational and parent/child visitation activities.
Cause Driven Leader Level: Leader
Strengthens the Y’s culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.
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.
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.
Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y’s mission.
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.
Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to details, timelines and follow-through.
Current state approved first aid, CPR and HIV/AIDS training certification.*
TB test by the Mantoux method. **
Within 30 days of employment or first available training
** Within 30 days of employment
*** Within 120 days of employment.
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