YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Teen Program Coordinator

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 6:04 PM)
    Regular Part-Time
    # of Openings
    Auburn Valley YMCA
    Youth Education
    King County Housing Authority
  • Overview


    Imagine being a part of one of the most respected non-profit organizations in the world – while at the same time improving the overall health and vitality of our community.  For more than 130 years the YMCA of Greater Seattle has been transforming lives, encouraging healthy lifestyles and developing future leaders.  Enabling people of all ages to achieve their potential and instilling that spirit in others – is at the core of everything we do.  We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization:  Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, Caring.



    Under the direction of the Teen Programs Director, the Teen Programs Coordinator will oversee the day to day programming of the three youth center sites in Kent, WA.  Act as a liason between partners, teen mentors and the director. 


    1. On site lead staff for after school programs.  Serves as support for other YMCA mentors.. 
    2. Plans and implements program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA and partnership agreements.  Coordinates activities which fit the developmental needs of youth.
    3. Communicates with school staff daily, participates in regularly scheduled meeting with school administration
    4. Communicates with, develops, and maintains positive relationships with youth and families. 
    5. Provides day-to-day leadership to staff and volunteers.
    6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
    7. Maintains ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, cleanliness, and learning environment of program site.
    8. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.
    9. Posting on the program's Instagram and Snapchat of upcoming events.
    10. Be available for trips.
    11. Other duties as assigned by Teen Programs Director



    1. 18 years of age or older.
    2. Current state approved first-aid certification. *
    3. Current state approved community CPR certification. *
    4. Experience in working with youth the same age as those to be supervised.
    5. Experience leading other staff
    6. One year of experience or more in program planning preferred.
    7. Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.
    8. Knowledge of core curriculum components of assigned age group.
    9. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
    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.


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


    Participants will increase skills and have experiences that prepare them for college, career and life.



    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. 

    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


    Come join the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.  Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes free YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement fund contribution, when eligible. 



    The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.


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