YMCA of Greater Seattle

JAMS Program Supervisor

2 months ago(11/29/2017 7:18 PM)
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
Education Initiatives - Jane Addams Middle School
Teen Programs
11051 34th Ave NE
USD $15.45/Hr.
USD $19.26/Hr.


JAMS  After-school Program Supervisor

General Function and Responsibilities:


Supervises and administers multiple programs in an after-school setting with  middle school students. After-school programs at Jane Addams  are  structured opportunities to engage students in enrichment, recreation and academic activities. The program supervisor is responsible for creating an energizing, fun and welcoming community for all daily.  This position requires a high level of administrative  tasks, coupled with creative thought in  planning day to day operations that promote a fun and memorable experience for teens. Successful candidate have  experience  managing multiple projects at once, are able to  meet deadlines, create efficiencies and manage relationships among  participants,student leaders,  families, school staff and community partners. The  JAMS  program supervisor implements a high quality, culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate curriculum. 


Teen Leadership Development: After-school programs are  heavily influenced and directed by student leaders. The after-school staff must  be able to teach youth leaders applicable skills to facilitate clubs and communicate to after-school club members and adult advisers/club facilitators.


This is a part time position that has a full time opportunity June -August.




  1. Supervises multiple programs in multiple locations. Plans, implements and evaluates programs.
  2. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff/stduent leaders. Conducts student leader meetings and organizes trainings.
  3. Oversees the purchases of food and supplies within budget guidelines. Oversees inventory.
  4. Maintains YMCA program standards, and ensures compliance with YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  5. Maintains all required records according to YMCA standards, including, for example, attendance records, immunization records, registration information, accident reports, discipline records and fire evacuation records.
  6. May develop promotional materials. Maintains a positive relationship between programs and the community, including for example, families and schools.
  7. May assist with developing and monitoring department budgets.
  8. May send special billings and perform collections activities.
  9. Maintains monthly statistics.
  10. Recruits and supports members of program advisory and/or committees.
  11. Participates in community partnerships.
  12. Maintains accurate atttendace records for program participation
  13. Facilitates afterschool activty during program on select days


  1. 21 years of age or older.
  2. Current state approved first-aid certification.*
  3. Current state approved community CPR certification.*
  4. HIV/AIDS training certification.*
  5. Thirty credits in related field such as recreation, physical education, education, music, art, psychology, social services or equivalent. Bachelors degree preferred.
  6. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.
  7. Management and supervisory skills as attested to by professional references.
  8. Three years or more of experience in working with children, families and communities in related programs.
  9. Demonstrated skill in recruiting and supervising volunteers and/or staff.
  10. Experience with budget management helpful.
  11. 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.

*At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 90 days after employment).


Competencies for success at the Y:

  • 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.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.


The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.


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