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


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.


  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.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you love working with and mentoring new staff and areexcited to spend your time impacting the lives of youth and their families. You can strike a balance between completing administrative tasks and helping others to learn and succeed. You have the ability to oversee a group of children to ensure their health and safety needs are met while continuously providing a positive, enriching experience for each participant.You have an eye for quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others in order to generate a program that is successful and enriching for all involved.


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

  1. Bachelor's degree in program area or related field or equivalent education/experience.

  2. Four or more years of related experience including staff and volunteer supervision, community program development, financial management and fund raising.

  3. Broad knowledge of assigned program area(s) and the standards and regulations related to the programming.

  4. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  5. CPR and First Aid certifications required.

  6. Intermediate computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite.

  7. Ability to visit sites and community organizations

  8. Current state approved first aid certification.

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

  10. 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.

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.

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 .

Living, Supervisor, Manager

ID 2019-9009

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

Category Health & Well-being

Address 35018 SE Ridge Street