Host Home Recruiter ($600 sign-in cash incentive)

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Job Summary

The Y is seeking a qualified and dedicated individual for host home recruitment and retention. This job will be responsible for a marketing strategy for hosting over 25 youth and young adults throughout King County. This position will be connecting with community resources and presenting about the program


This position is at the Social Impact Center Y, the social services branch of YMCA of Greater Seattle (YGS). The mission of the Social Impact Center Y is to accelerate young people’s ability to build safe, successful, and happy lives. Every year, we serve 5,000 children, youth, young adults, and families across King County with programs that aim to strengthen young people’s ability to develop to their fullest potential through four strategies: reducing risk factors; navigating systems towards successful life transition; ensuring stability, safety and wellness in times of crisis; and building competencies and social capital. The Social Impact Center Y’s programs include housing, behavioral health, foster care licensing, violence prevention, education, and employment. Many of the young people we serve have had involvement in the foster care, criminal justice system, and/or homelessness systems.


Position Type/Location

This position will full-time, Monday through Friday, day-shift, with occasional evenings and weekends. The position requires in person office flexibility within a hybrid work model. Generally the position requires you to work on-site 1-2 days a week.

 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.

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

*Some benefits only available to full-time staff


Minimum compensation for this role is $22.50/hour


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.


YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.


All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.


What you'll be doing

• Recruits host home volunteers through diverse advertising and community networking. Ensures prospective host meet YMCA desire to provide inclusive, professional, collegial and effective programming.

• Creates, revises and distributes marketing materials for diverse host home recruitment.

• Met with prospective host and share the vision and mission of the program.

• Leads initial orientation of new hosts during the beginning screening.

• Monitors current homes and ensures that program requirements are in compliance. Participate in home visits to ensure the home meets program eligibility.

• Addresses areas of concern with hosts and staff using a solution-focused approach to ensure cohesive, effective teaming

• Participate in tabling community events and open house presentations throughout King County.

• May require evening and weekend responsibilities

• Develop a host home volunteer retention plan

• Maintains knowledge of YMCA programs, policies, needs, and youth population served.

• Participates in the YMCA Annual Campaign, raising money to help fund programs for youth and families in need.

• Work in collaboration with volunteer manager to ensure all program requirements are met and promptness in responses to hosts.

• Other duties as assigned.


Who are you? 

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are passionate about serving the needs of the community and the needs of young adults and volunteers. You pride yourself in your ability to build strong relationships and are flexible in your communication style


You should have:

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing or social work or 4 years of relevant full-time experience serving youth and young adults may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree

• Ability to work in a team management approach.

• Current state approved CPR, first aid certifications required within 30 days of hire.

• Ability to visit current and prospective host homes. (Proof of valid driver’s license and adequate vehicle insurance required.)


• Two or more years’ experience in marketing and/or community outreach preferred.

• Prefer 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.


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

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. 


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.


We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana.  We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.


If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org

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Job Summary

The Y is seeking a qualified and dedicated individual for host home recruitment and retention. This job will be responsible for a marketing strategy for hosting over 25 youth and young adults throughout King County. This…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    24 de janeiro de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
Pelo menos USD $22
/ hora



The following components reflect the entire package available to YGS employees:

  • Compensation—YGS strives to establish compensation levels based on external competitiveness within our sector and internal equity.
  • Y Retirement— For employees who are 21 years of age or older and complete two 12- month periods of Y service, working at least 1,000 hours in each, beginning with the date of hire, YGS contributes on behalf of each eligible employee an amount equal to 12% of their gross compensation.
  • 403(b) Tax-Deferred Savings Plan—Available to all employees. This plan allows employees to save additional pre-tax amounts through payroll deduction.
  • Health Benefits – Access to medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Life Insurance – On the first of the month following or coincident with the completion of 2 months of full-time employment, YGS pays 100% of the premium for life insurance for one time the employee’s annual salary
  • Long-term disability insurance – On the first of the month following or coincident with the completion of 2 months of full-time employment, YGS pays 100% of the premium for life insurance for one time the employee’s annual salary.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Childcare – Full-time employees can put aside money on a pre-tax basis for eligible expenses not covered or reimbursed by other insurance to include childcare and eldercare expenses
  • Cell Phone Discount Plans – YGS has partnered with T-Mobile and Verizon to offer discounted wireless plans for Y employees and their family members.
  • T-Mobile: Call 1-888-256-5541 to get started and mention promo code: 37896TMOFAV. Orders cannot be placed online, and questions can be directed to Blaine Nixon at https://go.business.t-mobile.com/BNixon.
  • Verizon: Visit any Verizon Store to receive a 30% discount on plans and discounts on some accessories. You must identify yourself as a YMCA employee, as this agreement is with Y-USA.
  • Employee Child Care Discount Plan – The employee discount for Y childcare is currently 34% of the member rate, not to exceed $5,000 a year.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free, confidential counseling and educational resources through Wellspring. This program is available at no cost to all employees and members of your household and children up to age 26 (regardless of whether they live with you or are covered on your medical insurance). The program provides free phone consultation and up to three free face-to-face sessions with a licensed counselor.
  • YGS membership— All full-time employees and their immediate families qualify for free Y Membership. Part-time staff qualify for free individual membership.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – increasing accrual levels based on time of service for full time employees. There is no PTO cash-out upon separation. PTO carry-over cap is 120 hours. New hires are on-boarded with 40 hours of PTO at start and at the beginning of the year for their first three years of employment (PT is 20 hours).
  • Personal Holidays – Scheduling of 8 Paid holidays (PHOL)—full time employees may choose to take 8 paid holidays according to the days they wish to celebrate; December 25 is a holiday designated for all staff; PHOL is allocated 2 days per quarter
  • Bereavement Leave—In the event of the death of an immediate family member, the Y allows full-time employees up to three days off with pay.
  • ORCA Business Passport— Staff at the Association Branch and Downtown Branch who work at least 2 shifts or teach 2 classes to qualify for the ORCA Business Passport, with a small fee paid by the participating employee
  • Severance Agreement – May be available to employees whose positions have been eliminated and have sought to obtain another comparable YGS position. The severance cap is no more than 4 weeks’ pay.
  • Access to Pet Insurance
  • Y-USA Education Benefits – Available to all YMCA staff, Y-USA offers a variety of learning and development opportunities, from taking skills training classes to earning a Y-USA Professional Certification to obtaining a graduate degree.
  • Remote Work Opportunities— Availability to work from home during COVID (based on position requirements); after COVID, remote work will be approved on a limited basis.
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Student Loan Forgiveness - As an employee of a nonprofit organization you may qualify for Federal Student Loan forgiveness (based on eligibility criteria). Learn More>


The following components reflect the entire package available to YGS employees:

  • Compensation—YGS strives to establish compensation levels based on external…


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