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4 Aug 2022

Part-Time Teen Program Coordinator – Youth and Government

ymcapkc – Posted by ymcapkc Lakewood, Washington, United States

Job Description

Why Work for the Y?

The YMCA brings people together from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations to ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team!

The Teen Program Coordinator assists the Association Youth and Government Director in supporting the planning, organizing and delivery of school based programming within underserved and under-resourced communities. You will assist with the facilitation, instruction and leadership of Youth and Government to students during the school day, within identified schools and play an active role in the annual Youth Legislature event.

If hired, some additional duties will include:

  • Be a positive role model and build relationships with teens, teachers and Y staff
  • Promote a positive and welcoming environment that is inclusive, fosters fun safety and YMCA values
  • Work directly with program participants to provide support, guidance and encouragement
  • Maintain open and regular communication with all educators, directors and volunteers.
  • Participate in and represent the Y at local, regional and state events
  • Work with local school districts, administrators and teachers to implement programs


  • Minimum age of 21.
  • 2 years equivalent knowledge and experience working with teens.
  • Positive attitude and previous experience with teens and diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of teen issues, interests, and activities. The ability to relate to, instruct, and mentor teens.
  • The demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and display excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in customer service, public relations, organizational skills, communications, supervision, computer knowledge, and file maintenance.
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications.
  • Able and willing to complete online Child Abuse Prevention training on first day, and other online and in-person training as required.

Starting rate: $14.67+ per hour depending on experience

Hours: Part Time – Up to 25 hours per week

Benefits: YMCA employees are supported with competitive pay and great benefits!

  • All YMCA employees receive 50% off YMCA Child Care
  • YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts (up to 50%)
  • Personal YMCA Membership
  • Phone plan discounts
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Employee Referral Bonus Programs
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • The opportunity to participate in a Retirement Savings Plan
  • Training and Professional Education

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, individuals that work in an educational setting must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption is received and approved. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. If you need to request a medical or religious exemption please contact

How to Apply

Please apply directly via the hyperlink to our application page!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time.

Job expires in 78 days.

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