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"I love watching members when they've achieved a goal or taken a big step in a new direction..." Melissa, YMCA staff member

"I am inspired every day by the people I work with. They share their experiences with other members and myself and we want to work harder to help people and connect with people." - Chrissy, YMCA staff member


 Why the Y?

The Y: Where Careers are Cause-Driven
Your Career with Purpose
Imagine being part of one of the most respected nonprofit organizations in the world – while at the same time positively impacting your community. Enjoy a career with purpose at the Y. We’re committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility. Your expertise, enthusiasm and ability to work with others are the keys to a successful career at the Y.
Everyone is Welcome
We welcome all people and their unique perspectives and ideas. At the Y, we’re strengthened by diversity and a common desire to help all people reach their potential.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Keeping our Communities Safe
The YMCA of Greater Seattle takes the safety of our members, program participants, volunteers, community partners, and staff very seriously. Every day, children and adults of all ages rely on trained, trustworthy Y staff and representatives for their care, supervision and guidance. If you are hired by the Y, a drug test and criminal background screening will be required prior to your first day of work.


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Benefits for Full-time Employees
Managing Your Health
·         Employee medical and dental coverage
·         Voluntary vision plan
·         Life insurance (1x annual salary) paid in full by the YMCA, with option to purchase additional 1x annual salary
·         Long-term disability insurance paid in full by the YMCA
·         Twenty-four hour nurse line to help with health care related questions
·         Optional coverage for dependents, spouses and domestic partners. 25% of premiums paid for by the YMCA.
·         Optional dependent life insurance
·         Health Savings Account
·         Health care reimbursement account
·         Family membership to YMCA facilities and programs
Achieving Work/Life Balance
·         Paid Time Off and Extended Sick Leave Bank
·         Eight paid holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin L. King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
·         Bereavement leave for immediate family members
·         Family and Medical Leave, Leave of Absence, Medical Leave, Personal Leave, Military Leave, Jury and Witness Duty Leave
·         YMCA Dependent care reimbursement account
·         Employee Child Care Assistance Plan: 66% of member rate, maximum benefit up to $416.66 per month
·         Free Credit Union Membership with Group Health Credit Union
·         Banking benefits with free checking account and discounted financial products and services with Bank of America when you sign up for payroll direct deposit
·         YMCA Employee Assistance Program empowers you with information, resources, and advice to help you take charge of life’s challenges.
For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (206) 382-5082 or Disclaimer: The information serves only as the summary of benefits for the YMCA of Greater Seattle and is subject to changes with or without notice.
Careers at the Y | YMCA of Greater Seattle | Seattle, WA