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YMCA of Greater Seattle Call Center Rep / Bilingual Association Support Center Navigator/Part Time in Seattle, Washington


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

Our Mission at the YMCA of Greater Seattle is to build a community where all people, especially the young can achieve their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body.

We have an awesome opportunity to serve as a the very first step in achieving that mission. We have an opening for the critical position of the Bilingual Association Support Center Navigator.  In this role, you will represent and be the voice of the YMCA of Greater Seattle to current and prospective members, program participants, donors and the community. Working collaboratively with internal departments you will understand the ins and outs of YMCA of Greater Seattle programs and services and delight customers with your wealth of knowledge, exceptional customer service and unwavering positivity.

The successful candidate willlove working in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment that promotes and values critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. You will excel at customer service and engagement through written and verbal communication in multiple languages, including answering incoming calls and responding to emails with the potential for sales- and retention-related outreach in the future. You will understand, implement and upholdStandard Operating Procedures for all policies and programming of YGS.

Work Environment

Most work is performed in a normal YMCA Branch or Association (corporate) office environment. However, this position may work remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We will continue to seek guidance from local public health agencies and reserve the right to make adjustments to work location as needed.

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.


Specific duties include:

  1. Receive a high volume of customer phone calls, email and chats and respond in a timely, professional and accurate way

  2. Provide positive interactions with members and participants as well as motivational support and guidance focusing on whole person health

  3. Research and diagnose complex issues and assist members, donors, participants, and prospects with program registrations, membership inquiries, donations, connections to social impact resources and other YMCA-related questions and concerns

  4. Use organizational policies to determine if there can be an immediate resolution to a customer issue or if that issue requires managerial input

  5. Process monetary transactions and perform data entry into the organization’s internal databases with a high degree of accuracy.

  6. Provide guidance and support for assigned at-risk members

  7. Conduct follow-up on prospects who have not joined, donated or enrolled

  8. Follow up on survey feedback

  9. Write and document support tickets and constituent feedback to share with leadership

  10. Demonstrate a commitment to excellence by meeting all stated team goals and individual performance standards – which may include: time on call, quality, sales and others as determined.

  11. Attend mandatory training sessions to stay updated on customer service, program or organizational policy changes

  12. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment: Most work is performed in a normal YMCA Branch or Association (corporate) office environment. However, this position may work remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We will continue to seek guidance from local public health agencies and reserve the right to make adjustments to work location as needed.


You should be 18 years of age or older and have:

  1. One or more years of call center experience similar or related experience that includes interacting with customers by telephone, chat and email (telemarketing, sales, retail, reception, customer service representative, etc.).

  2. High school diploma or equivalent. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  3. Exceptional customer service skills, responding to multiple questions via phone and email

  4. Must be comfortable with a high volume of outbound calls and emails.

  5. Strong computer skills and experience working with database software and word processing

  6. Strong attention to detail; organized and efficient

  7. Ability to work evenings and weekends.

  8. Ability to fluently communicate verbally and written in English and strongly prefer any other language (Spanish,Vietnamese, Russian, Somali, Chinese, Korean, Ukrainian, Amharic or Punjabi).

  9. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.).

  10. If working remotely, this job requires sufficient high-speed internet connection to support the duties of the job, including phone and video calls, shared file upload and download, and webform access.

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

  • Passionate about creating solutions for customers

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Passionate about equity, justice and removing barriers to service

  • 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 or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

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


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  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 5 days ago (10/20/2021 6:53 PM)

ID 2021-11895

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 9

Location Association Office

Category Membership Services

Address 909 4th Avenue

Minimum compensation USD $18.22/Hr.