Membership Branch Director

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is in search of a Membership Director!
Job Description

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

You will be responsible for all day to day activities of the Member Services/Welcome Center as well as providing strategic leadership to membership functions including member engagement, membership retention and membership promotions and events. You will provide leadership to the Member Engagement Team to ensure consistent, superior service to maximize member enrollment and program participation.  

What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle for you and your household
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • Retirement with generous employer contributions
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire
  • Discounts on qualifying YMCA of Greater Seattle childcare and day camp programs

Minimum Compensation: $62,400/ Year 

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. 

As of March 12, 2022 COVID Vaccinations Requirements for this role are Highly Recommended. Certain programs at the Y of Greater Seattle may require proof of vaccination, in compliance with local state and federal guidelines. If applicable will be assigned within onboarding. To see requirements for each program within our association, click here.

  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. Experience and knowledge with youth behavior management and child abuse prevention.
  6. Experience in work with challenging youth exposed to or involved in substance abuse, homelessness, mental illness, violence and other difficult situations
  7. Intermediate computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  8. Ability to visit sites and community organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. CPR and First Aid certifications.
  2. Bachelor's degree in human services, business or equivalent. 
  3. Two to three years of supervisory experience preferred.
  4. 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. 

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

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.
Essential Functions
  1. Establishes new program activities and expands program(s) within the community in accordance with the Association and branch strategic plans.
  2. Develops and manages the budgets related to the position. Meets fiscal objectives.  Closely monitors revenue and expense.
  3. Recruits, hires, trains, evaluates and supervises assigned staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Provides development and leadership.
  4. Compiles program statistics and provides data and reports as required for assigned program(s). Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program(s).
  5. Provides leadership and support for branch management team, annual fund raising campaign, and volunteer committees/boards as assigned.
  6. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations and agencies related to assigned programs.
  7. Develops, produces and distributes program information necessary to promote assigned programs, in accordance with branch marketing plans.
  8. Ensures that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with YMCA standards, all regulations and other applicable standards.
  9. Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development evaluations and on going training of staff.
  10. Ensures upkeep of related facilities and equipment
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Our Mission

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

YMCA of Greater Seattle's Core Values

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Passion for Excellence

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.

All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.