YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Mini-Bus Driver

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2018 7:01 PM)
    # of Openings
    YMCA at Cascade People's Center
    Teen Summer Programs
    309 Pontius Ave N
  • Overview

    Mini-bus Driver

    BOLD & GOLD Program

    Seattle, Washington USA


    The BOLD (Boys Outdoor Leadership Development) & GOLD (Girls Outdoor Leadership Development) Program is dedicated to inspiring courage and confidence in diverse groups of adolescent girls and boys through outdoor adventures.  We run, primarily, single gender expeditions and each year we engage over 600 youth on 60-70 different backcountry trips ranging in length from 8 to 22 days in places like the North Cascades, Mt Rainier, Squamish, Smith Rocks and Olympic National Park.  Activities include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, fishing, yoga, art, music, literature, backcountry cooking and goofing off.  Our goal is to increase confidence, courage, emotional intelligence, wonder, and community awareness in participants.   We believe these traits are the foundations of leadership and work to inspire participants to develop their own leadership style.  We prepare young people, from middle school on, to be the next generation of leaders through multicultural experiential education in the natural world. Find out more at www.ymcaleadership.org


    We are hiring for a part time Mini-bus Driver on weekends throughout the summer.



    Transports children in a youth program to and from program activities and site(s) such as Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park and Mount Rainier National Park.

    1. Transports children to and from program activities and site(s).
    2. Makes daily safety inspections of vehicle.
    3. Reports to supervisor any conditions on vehicle in need attention or correction.
    4. Oversees conduct of children on vehicle.
    5. Follows all driver guidelines and standards.
    6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
    7. May supervise a group of program participants.



    1. 22 years of age or older.
    2. Current state approved first aid certification.*
    3. Current state approved CPR certification.*
    4. YMCA Pre-employment Drug Screening
    5. Driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.
    6. Four years or more general driving experience, with bus driving experience preferred.
    7. 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.
    8. We strongly recommend all employees within Camping and Outdoor Leadership have the following vaccinations: 1) Tdap 2) MMR 3) Varicella

    *       At hire or earliest possible training.


    Dates of Employment: Summer programs operate from June 13th – August 31st.   Must be available evenings and weekends.


    Compensation: $15.45/Hr.  Benefits include a Y membership, access to pro-deals, and professional development opportunities.

    To Apply: Please apply online at https://www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org/bold-gold-positions


    Application Closing Date: Open until filled


    You should have:

    • Prior experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching
    • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honest
    • Experience planning and implementing group activities

    You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Youth Enrichment Team if you:

    • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong
    • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different
    • Are excited to see youth grow and thrive
    • Enjoy being of service to others
    • 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


    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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