YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Assistant Swim Coach (outside Seattle)

    Job Locations US-WA
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 12:27 PM)
    Regular Part-Time
    # of Openings
    YMCA of Greater Seattle
  • Overview

    This vacancy is a great opportunity to be a part of a team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others - all which are the essential building blocks for strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.



    Provides competitive swimming instructions to swim team members in Age group, Senior, or Masters programs. Organizes and conducts team workouts. This position will be Monday through Friday evenings.


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

    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.


    Note: Minimum wage outside the city of Seattle:

    • Under 21 years = $9.47/hour
    • Over 21 years = $11.00/hour


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