YMCA of Greater Seattle Teen Program Director in Snoqualmie, Washington

Overview

Who are we?

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.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace, and beyond.

  • 13 branches

  • 2 overnight camps

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites

Job Summary

The Teen Program Director is responsible for ensuring continuity of program and services while providingoversight and development to program staff. The Teen Program Director will primarily provide supervision and leadership to assigned staff, volunteers, and interns.

Where you’ll work…

You’ll work out of one of our 13 branches that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home if you like!).

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Establish new program activities and expand program(s) within the community in accordance with the Association and Branch strategic plans related to family support.

  2. Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and supervise assigned staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Provide development and leadership.

  3. Compile program statistics and provide data and reports as required. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in program(s).

  4. Provide leadership and support for branch management team, annual fund raising campaign, and volunteer committees/boards as assigned.

  5. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations, schools and agencies related to family support programs.

  6. Develop, produce and distribute program information necessary to promote programs, in accordance with branch marketing plans.

  7. Ensure that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with YMCA, contract, accreditation, and all relevant regulations and other applicable standards.

  8. Ensure high quality programs through innovative program development evaluations and ongoing training of staff.

  9. Ensure upkeep of related facilities and equipment.

  10. Oversee the Youth Sport offering and delivery of the branch.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant program or equivalent education or experience.

  • Two years or more of related experience, with proven experience in training others.

  • One or more years of experience with staff and volunteer supervision, program development, and budget management.

  • Experience with and knowledge of youth behavior management and child abuse prevention.

  • Intermediate computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Ability to visit sites and community organizations.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in relevant program or a closely related field from an accredited school.

  • Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

ID 2018-7236

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

Category Teen Programs

Address 35018 SE Ridge Street