We are seeking a Lead Counselor of our Play Every Day and Kids University programs who will plan and implement activities and step in as the lead onsite when the Program Supervisor is not present. This position will be working in our Play Everyday program visiting schools in the area to provide activities for students mid-day and in after school Kids U program which provide school age kids a set of enrichment classes such as art, sports, cooking, chess, and science. Children sign up for specific classes based on their interests and passions that are led by program instructors.
This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and curriculum are provided to the participants. This position is a regular on going positon that works within our youth enrichment programs throughout the year, in our before and after school programs during the school year and within one of our summer camps during the summer.
Who are you?
If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your time impacting the lives of children. You thrive on the energy of children and are ready to jump in and lead activities. You are always looking for ways to offer support. You are comfortable with individual youth and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults, and have an interest in and aptitude for learning new ways to work with kids. You have an eye for quality programming and can build a sense of belonging with the groups you work with.
You are 21 years of age or older and should have:
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Youth Enrichment Team if you:
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.