Youth Development Director

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by YMCA

Grand Forks, ND 58201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Youth Development Director

Join our Y family. Engage in your passion. Help youth to learn, grow and thrive.

YMCA

Grand Forks YMCA Family Center

Location

Grand Forks, ND

Job Description

Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA Youth Development programs that nurture the potential of every child and teen.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  • One to two years related experience preferred in coordination or supervision of youth development programs.
  • Minimum age requirement of 21.
  • Current Certified Pool Operator certification, experience in the management operation and maintenance of an aquatic facility, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Current Certifications in: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens, Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Experience in swimming lesson organization and registration.
  • The ability to attract, retain, lead & motivate quality staff and volunteers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Proficient use of computers with working knowledge of Excel, Word and E-mail.
  • Must be able to speak, hear and understand the English language.
  • Completion of YMCA Team Leader Certification and program-specific and trainer certifications.
  • Any other assigned duties by the immediate supervisor.


  • Essential Functions

  • Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives for camp, youth special events, swim classes and water fitness classes.
  • Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Conducts community outreach and educational opportunities with other community partners.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  • Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Works with the Property Manager in conducting and ensuring proper maintenance of the pool. Assists in maintaining accurate records of pool chemical levels and pool maintenance.
  • Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events, including any appropriate grants.
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  • Provides staff leadership to the Program Committee.
  • Create, monitor and schedule all camp sessions and activities, adhering to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Secures facilities and admission for camp field trips and events, including the securing 0f all transportation for field trips.
  • Purchases and maintains supplies for activities and camp t-shirts for distribution.
  • Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program. (Examples: program participation, volunteer tracking and scholarship assistance awarded).

  • Any other assigned duties by immediate supervisor.

    Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

    Mission Advancement : Models and teaches the Y's values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

    Collaboration : Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding 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 of 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 insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness 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 skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

    Required Certifications

    Current Certified Pool Operator certification, experience in the management operation and maintenance of an aquatic facility, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.

    Current Certifications in: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens, Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.

    Completion of YMCA Team Leader Certification and program-specific and trainer certifications.

    How to Apply

    Apply by Email

    Apply by Mail to:

    Robert Mcwilliams, 215 N 7th St, Grand Forks ND, 58

    Resumes Accepted Until

    11/30/2018

    Reference: 561321318

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