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Youth & Family Program Director

Join an impact driven,passionate team committed to helping a vibrant,diverse community engage in development,healthy living & responsibility
YMCANew Bedford YMCA

LocationNew Bedford, MA

Job Description

The New Bedford YMCA is seeking an practiced applicant who will provide supervision and leadership abilities to the program department. Responsibilities include teaching and leading a wide array of YMCA programs for preschoolers, youth and teens and families. The incumbent will also be responsible for budget development and implementation, retention, local Branch marketing, external outreach, relationship building, creating systems for quality assurance, and staff development. This position is a key member of the leadership abilities team and has an emphasis on youth and family programming. Focus is placed on the YMCA core vales of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, as well as philosophies regarding building a healthy spirit, mind, and body.
   » Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Human Services or related field.
   » Three to five years of practice in youth and family programming in a recreational or YMCA setting.
   » capability to work in a fast paced environment.
   » Personal commitment to service and hospitality.
   » Must maintain valid driver's license and CPR/First Aid certification.
   » Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication expertise.
   » Computer literate.
   » A commitment to participate as part of an active team to ensure the success of the branch.

Essential Functions
   » Teach classes in a variety of games, sports and enrichment areas to all ages such as the following: physical education, basketball, t-ball, volleyball, lacrosse, football, arts & crafts, and much more.
   » Recruit, hire, train, develop, evaluate and supervise program staff and volunteers.
   » Monitor progress towards branch’s goals by running and reviewing all necessary reports.
   » Manages budgets related to the position. Ensures programs operate within budget and that program fees are collected.
   » Community outreach for the purpose of developing prospects, including attending local fairs and events.
   » Must be highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. 
   » Schedule athletic fields and facilities. Transport and set up equipment for games and practices; monitor and purchases necessary sporting equipment as budget permits. Develop and distribute team practice and game schedules; train and schedule sports officials; develop and distribute sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
   » Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information; organize and schedule program registrations.
   » Serve as the Branch liaison to the Association’s Youth & Family Engagement Quality Team; attend and participate in all association meetings as assigned.
   » Assist in fundraising efforts and annual campaigns, with a focus on program participants as Donors.  
   » Performs all other tasks as assigned
Cause-Driven leadership abilities® Competencies

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to improving lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fundraising.
Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for knowledge when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching for programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insight. Facilitates change; models adaptcapability and an consciousness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and expertise required to execute well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and expertise in technology
income$32,000.00 - $35,000.00

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Resumes Accepted Until9/1/2018

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Post Date: 08/15/2018 / Viewed 75 times
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