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Family & Youth Program Director II

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YMCAYMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

LocationPittsburgh, PA

Job Description
General Function:
The Family and Youth Program Director will have responsibility for developing a strategic program vision as well as direct hands on program implementation for day camp, teen programs and family programs all over the region. This includes a combination of being in ratio, administrative tasks and direct supervision of part time staff. The regional Family and Youth Program Director is responsible for leading staff in the progression and implementation of state and local requirements for each branch in the region and problem solving to overcome potential challenges specific to individual programs.
The Family and Youth Program Director is responsible for integrating YMCA USA youth development best practices in applicable programs and serving on significant Association committees to enhance leadership abilities expertise and youth development programs. 
   » A Bachelor’s degree
   » YMCA Team Leader Certification preferred
   » Demonstrated leadership abilities results with proven capability to make critical decisions and drive for results
   » 2-4 years of prosperous and increasing practices in operational growth
   » 2-4 years previous practice with youth and family programs
   » Minimum of 1 year of staff supervision
Essential Functions
Essential Administrative tasks60%:
   » Provides direct supervision of part time staff and volunteers.
   » Recruits, employs, develops, supervises, evaluates and terminates (when needed) staff.
   » Hire and engage staff that are reflective of the community demographics where possible to support inclusion and the social responsibility pillar of the Y.
   » Participates in training and abide by the policies of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh.
   » Creates monitors and manages revenue and expenses related to program budget.
   » Collaborates and assists in forming community partnerships to expand the Y without Walls concept into the broader regional community.
   » Assist in fundraising events and projects for the region and/or association.
   » Monitors the achievement of the program objectives through measurable results, taking appropriate action to see they are met.
   » Leads with customer service as a priority.
   » Collaborates with branch leadership abilities, branch staff, day camp staff and camping services staff.
Essential Program Development & Implementation tasks 40%:
   » This position is responsible for creating new and innovative programs that meet the needs of the community. This includes participating in program events/activities including evenings, weekends and outside/indoor events (i.e.: camp outs).
   »  Evaluates current programs and class participation to expand or discontinue classes located on customer satisfaction and member retention.
   »  Maintains a high level of expertise on innovative techniques and programs to keep the Y at the forefront of youth and family programs.
   »  Travel to and from various branch sites and distributes time efficiently and effectively among service areas.
   »  Facilitates quality results in operations in collaboration with staff providing service delivery.  These may include childcare licensing, safety guidelines and adhering to youth program required ratios Recruits program participants.
   »  Assists in the maintenance of a clean and safe facility. 
   » All other tasks as assigned.
Essential Day Camp tasks :
   » Maintains all regulations set for day camps, either for a licensed camp and/or American    Camping Association accreditation yearly. 
   » Establishes contacts with and provides program information for families’ contacts/marketing information for families in branches and day camp alumni monthly in off-season and weekly in the summer. 
   » Establishes networks and hosts activities to develop a counselor in training program. 
   » Facilitates a winter reunion for day camp alumni. 
   » Participates in raising money to scholarship campers to day camp 
   » An active leader in Association and regional day camp training.
Essential Family Program tasks:
   » Facilitate planning and delivery a minimum three association wide initiatives, in your region. Healthy Kids Day, Halloween at the Y, winter event.
   » Welcoming in first 30 days, and contacting members on monthly basis to evaluate participation in family membership activities.
   » Establishing multiply/varying family programs to target a min of 25% of our family memberships.
   » Working with other family and youth program directors to run association wide family activities.
   » Attend branch staff meetings on a monthly basis to increase communication and collaboration with branch leadership abilities, branch staff and core services leaders.
   » Work with branches and core services leaders to have a welcoming atmosphere for all families from entry to exit
Cause-Driven leadership abilities® Competencies
Desired leadership abilities Qualities:
   » Maintaining a high standard of accountcapability and transparency in leadership abilities is essential.
   » Character is what counts at the Y, where our values—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility—shape our culture demonstrating this in all your dealings and the community-at-large.
   » Builds a culture of service delivery that is inclusive, reflective of the Y mission and responsive to the changing needs of families.
   » Demonstrated leadership abilities expertise with proven results in decision-making, leadership abilities and accountcapability for results.
   » Strong personal expertise to connect with families and community leaders.
   » The complexity of this position requires a person with a proven record of accomplishment of management and results that includes the capability to articulate the Y’s mission and charitable purpose, cultivate relationships, and seek collaborative opportunities within the community.
income$32,259.00 - $40,324.00

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