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11 Apr 2022

Full-Time Youth Program Director

YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties – Posted by ymcapkc Silverdale, Washington, United States

Job Description

Why Work for the Y?

The Y is a leading non-profit committed to strengthening our community by connecting others to their ultimate potential. We focus on empowering people in all forms, by improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across our neighborhoods. The Y ensures that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships, and resources necessary to learn, grow, and thrive.

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team!

Would you like to share your passion for youth development?  Would you like to use your knowledge and skills to provide successful youth programs?  As the Youth Program Director, you will build relationships, instill confidence, and provide opportunities for growth and improvement by planning, coordinating and implementing youth programs, sports leagues, and special events open to all members.

In this position you will  use your skills to:

  • Create and manage programs:
    • Establish new program activities and expand programs within the community in alignment with our strategic and operating plans.
    • Manage and implement the approved program budget.
    • Compile program statistics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in all programs.
  • Provide quality results:
    • Administer program evaluations of all classes and leagues.
    • Develop and assist in the marketing and distribution of program information, and organize and schedule program registrations.
    • Meet performance measurements in annual giving, major gifts, and/or endowment by telling the Y story and raising charitable dollars to fulfill our mission.
  • Collaborate:
    • Develop relationships with local school districts and community leaders to ensure available programming space and facilities, and to assist in sponsoring youth programs/events.
    • Respond to all member and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
    • Work in collaboration with senior management to review and evaluate staff performance.
  • Build Relationships:
    • Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and direct staff and volunteers as needed.
    • Develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
    • Support development and implementation of program specific volunteer training program. Assist staff in identifying productive and creative volunteer roles.

Are you a good fit?

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or two years related knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in supervision, fiscal management, program development, staff and volunteer development.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and implementing age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
  • Demonstrated skills in customer service, public relations, organizational skills, communications, supervision, computer knowledge, and file maintenance.
  • YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent, CPR for the Professional, AED,  First Aid, and Oxygen certifications or ability to obtain within 90 days.
  • Able and willing to complete Child Abuse Prevention training on first day and other online or in-person training as required.

Starting rate:  $21.47 per hour

Hours: Full Time – 40 hours per week

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision benefits package, Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Life and Long Term Disability benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Extended Leave Plan (ELP), a family membership to the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, training and professional education, YMCA program and merchandise discounts (up to 50%), employee referral bonus program, the opportunity to participate in a retirement savings plan and more!

Position closes:  When filled


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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: director, Fitness, and youth development. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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