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Full Time Youth & Family Program Director

Position: Full Time Youth & Family Program Director 

Reports to: Branch Executive Director

Location: Cassville YMCA 
Wage Range: starting at $30,000 per year

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

Seeking a Cause Driven Leader to deliver high quality Youth & Adult Sports and School Age & Day Camp programming in the community we serve.  Incumbent must demonstrate core values that align with the mission of the YMCA to practice Christian principles.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of strategic planning to support increased program quality and growth for sports programs, day camp, and child care programs

  • Direct and Lead all Sport programs in accordance with strategic and operating plans that result in growth, retention and high-quality programs that serve the community

  • Compile statistics to monitor and evaluate effectiveness of programs

  • Maintain all program areas and equipment at facilities in a neat, organized manner and schedule leagues, athletic fields and facilities; as well as, consistent maintenance checks to ensure their upkeep with risk management in mind

  • Develop, organize, and administer leagues, tournaments, recreation programs, activities and awards. 

  • Manage parent expectations through consistent and timely communication, always conduct parent orientations and coach trainings while promoting safety

  • Facilitate the recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training/coaching, scheduling, and evaluation of staff to achieve desired outcomes

  • Conducts monthly staff meetings/trainings to ensure a competent staff is serving our members and program participants at the highest level.  Develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals

  • Responsible for strong fiscal stewardship through the development and monitoring of an approved annual budget, purchasing all supplies for programs

  • Build and maintain collaborative community relationships promoting the Y and assisting with fund-raising activities and events

  • Lead multiple School Age Services (before and after school care) sites, Summer Day Camp, and Youth and Adult Sports programs by providing direction and support in the areas of programming and staff development

  • Ensure that School Age and Day Camp programming are operating in accordance with the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services rules and regulations and Safety Best Practices

  • Develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum and activities that are in keeping with all association and Y guidelines

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor



  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent education/experience

  • Minimum of 2+ years of successful Sports and/or Childcare program development experience that includes recruiting and supervising staff

  • Certified as in CPR/AED & First Aid (within 30 days of hire)

  • Knowledge of basic sports rules

  • Flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills for multi-tasking

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Competency in Microsoft Office



Excellent benefits include a free membership and discounted YMCA child care and other programs. The incumbent will exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the YMCA.

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