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YMCA of Greater Seattle Logistics Coordinator in Seattle, Washington

Overview

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

As Logistics Coordinator, your role is to work in collaboration with the BOLD &GOLD seasonal and full-time team. You will work closely with our Operations Supervisor and logistics team to ensure that instructors and participants are provided with the necessary resources to be successful. This could be in the form of packing food, repairing equipment, driving, playing games with the youth, or consoling a homesick participant. This position provides a great opportunity to obtain field experience and a better understanding of working with youth in the outdoors.

About BOLD & GOLD

The BOLD (Boys Outdoor Leadership Development) & GOLD (Girls Outdoor Leadership Development) Program is dedicated to inspiring courage and confidence in diverse groups of adolescent girls and boys through outdoor adventures. We run single and all gender expeditions and each year we engage over 500 youth on outdoor experiences ranging in length from 4 to 14 days in places like the North Cascades, Mt Rainier, Squamish, Smith Rocks and Olympic National Park. Activities include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, fishing, yoga, art, music, literature, backcountry cooking, and having fun in nature.

Our goal is to increase confidence, courage, emotional intelligence, wonder, and community awareness in participants. We believe these traits are the foundations of leadership and work to inspire participants to develop their own leadership style. We prepare young people, from middle school on, to return to their communities as leaders through multicultural experiential education in the natural world. Find out more at www.ymcaleadership.org

Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team

  • Models cultural humility and celebrates diversity, effectively working with people of different identities, backgrounds, experiences, and abilities

  • Commitment to working with youth

  • Desire to learn

  • Ability to create an inclusive environment

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Knows how to have fun!

Anticipated Work Dates:

May 27th, 2021 - September 3rd, 2021

40-50 hours per week – five days on, two off.

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate the organization, function, and availability of backpacking, camping, and rock climbing equipment, including clothing, first aid supplies, stoves, backpacks, sleeping bags, and tents.

  2. Collaborating with staff to pack and prepare all field-going food and equipment.

  3. Provide support to instructor teams during the issuing and de-issuing of equipment.

  4. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Minimum of 2 seasons of Wilderness Trip experience

  2. Current W-EMT, WFR, WFA, or FA and CPR

  3. WA State Food Handlers Permit

  4. This position requires driving:

  5. 21 years of age or older.

  6. Current Driver’s License with a minimum 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards

  7. Maximum one minor violation

  8. No speeding violation of more than 20mph over the limit

  9. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

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.

MISSION STATEMENT:

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

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/12/2020 6:21 PM)

ID 2020-10763

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 3

Location YMCA at Cascade People's Center

Category Teen Summer Programs

Address 309 Pontius Ave N

Minimum compensation USD $75.00/Da.

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