YMCA of Snohomish County
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Youth Sports Referee/Sports Assistant

We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals aged 16 and over to join our team as Sports Referees. No prior experience is necessary, as we provide comprehensive training on officiating for all sports. If you have a passion for sports and a keen eye for fair play, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the action and contribute to the success of our leagues and tournaments.
  • Officiate and enforce rules during sports games and ensure fair competition.
  • Make objective judgments and decisions regarding fouls, penalties, and game infractions.
  • Maintain control of the game and ensure a safe and respectful environment for all participants.
  • Communicate effectively with players, coaches, and spectators.
  • Minimum age of 16 years or older.
  • Strong interest in sports and a desire to learn and grow as a referee.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.
  • Reliability and punctuality.

We provide comprehensive training on officiating for all sports, equipping you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in your role as a referee. If you are passionate about sports, possess a strong sense of fairness, and are looking for a rewarding role in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you. Join our team of sports referees and play a crucial role in promoting sportsmanship and fair play.

To apply, please send your resume or a brief description of your interest to the sports director at your local branch (emails below) or visit our website at ymca-snoco.org/careers and complete the online application form. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team of dedicated sports referees.
Availability: Weeknights & Saturdays; Available for shifts between 4:30-9pm (weeknights) and 7am-5pm (Saturday)
**Travel may be required throughout Snohomish County**
Our benefits are AMAZING!
• FREE YMCA family membership for all staff
• FREE training offered for all positions & get paid while you train for your job!
• Sick Pay accrued at rate of one hour for every 40 hours worked (available after 90 days)
• Retirement paid at 12% annual compensation after 2 years of service (minimum 1,000 hours worked in each year)
• 20% off programs and services for all staff
• Cheery, dynamic cause-driven work environment, like no other!
• Flexible work schedules and a family-friendly environment.
Little to no experience required for most positions—let us train you!
Per Washington State law, we disclose the full range of the pay grade for this position which is $16.25-$22.00.
Our Commitment to Inclusion:
The Y is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life, working side by side to strengthen communities. Together we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity. Our core values are caring, honesty, respect and responsibility—they guide everything we do.
We look forward to having you on our YMCA team!
*The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization!