Director, Youth & Family (Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA)
YMCA of Greater New York
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Post Date: Nov 10, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $66,000.00 - $68,000.00
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
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The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA is seeking a Director of Youth & Family who will be responsible for the oversight of Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA’s Youth & Family Department. This Director, Youth & Family will responsible for managing off-site program, and providing leadership for an array of program initiatives from family gym time, after school program to summer day camp..

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee all Youth, Teen, and Family programs at the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA.
Manage program sites and ensure program goals and outcomes are met and in compliance with government contracts.
Manage and train staff in accordance with Association and program policies for safety and quality.
Draw new audiences to the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA and ensure full enrollment.
Serve as a liaison with school, community partners and Youth and Family Cabinet.
Build strong program content in education, physical fitness and cultural awareness through all program areas.
Oversee all reporting to the Association Office, funders and government contracts.
Develop community partnerships that result in strong program content.
Meet budget goals and operating net for all departments.
Effectively market programs in the community to achieve enrollment targets, with a
focus on SACC and summer camp.
Work with the Board of Managers.
Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.
Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent experience required. Master’s degree in Education or Social Work preferred.
Minimum of three (3) years of leadership experience running youth and family programs.
Strong knowledge of youth development principles, child abuse prevention and program planning and evaluation.
Current CPR/First Aid certification.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Must be available day times, weekends and evenings.

** New Requirement**
All potential YMCA of Greater New York employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Please use the “Additional Attachment” section on the online application to upload your proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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