Why Work at the YMCA of Greater Seattle?

We’re an inclusive organization of all kinds of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. Our five core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Passion for Excellence direct everything that we do, from how we care for each other as staff, how we care for our members and program participants, and how we care for our communities and world.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle Equity Statement

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. Learn more about our commitment to become an anti-racist organization.


Learn more about the YMCA of Greater Seattle

Our Mission

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

Equity & Justice Center of Excellence

The Y of Greater Seattle has formalized our commitment to becoming an anti-racist organization. Join us on our journey. 

Vision 2025

Our vision is to advance equity and justice for all through whole person health with a trauma-informed wellness approach, taking into account a person’s past and present life experiences, to promote healing and belonging.