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YMCA of Greater Seattle Healthy Living Supervisor (Branch) in Seattle, Washington


Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

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. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality program, providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program site, maintaining participant records, developing promotional materials, assisting in monitoring program supplies and department budget, and coordinating transportation needs. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining required staff/child ratios, and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships with families, facility/school personnel, and the community.

The HL Supervisor will provide supervision and program support at the Fauntleroy site (reopening in Sept.), as well as the West Seattle location. Management of growing GX team, ensuring that certifications are maintained & program standards are upheld. Provide up to 50% of hours in programming like PWP's, YFO, PT, GX (subbing & teaching).

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.

All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.


  1. Oversees assigned Y Healthy living Program area(s) following Association standards and guidelines

  2. Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteer and paid staff

  3. Develops special events and seasonal wellness programs for members.

  4. Participates in marketing and retention activities.

  5. Assists with development and management of the department budgets.

  6. Maintains records related to program.

  7. May lead wellness programming, Total Health consultations, off YMCA site programs

  8. Conducts trainings as needed for volunteer and paid staff.

  9. Plans, facilitates and instructs individuals, groups and/or classes.

  10. Encourages member involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

  11. Recruits volunteers for Total Health/Activate America program involvement.

  12. Conveys basic information on Y Total Health/Activate America program areas.


You are 21 years of age or older and should have:

Seeking a background in management & supervision. Group exercise and/or personal training experience necessary.

  1. High school graduate or equivalent. College degree preferred but not required.

  2. Two+ years of relevant experience.

  3. One year or more of supervisory experience.

  4. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  5. Strong customer service skills, responding to multiple questions via phone, email and in person.

  6. Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

  7. Strong computer skills and experience working with word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

  8. Knowledge of standard office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers and phone systems.

  9. Current state approved first aid certification.

  10. Current state approved CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.

  11. YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles certification

    1. Listen First Level I
  • and II** training

  1. Facilitating Groups training*

  2. Coaching With Care training*

  3. Supervisor Certificate Series*

  4. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  5. Working knowledge of preventative health and fitness programs and philosophy

  6. 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.

  • Within 30 days of employment or at first available training.

** Within 90 days of employment or at first available training.

*Within 18-24 months of employment.

Shift infromation: 40 hour position.

Typical schedule might be: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30am-6:00pm, Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am-6:30pm with 1 Saturday shift per month.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • 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

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

Living, Supervisor, Manager


Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.


  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/6/2021 6:33 PM)

ID 2021-12346

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location West Seattle YMCA

Category Health & Well-being

Address 3622 SW Snoqualmie St

Minimum compensation USD $18.50/Hr.