Youth and Family Director, Roxborough YMCA

Posted by Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA on August 7, 2017

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of individuals and families in your community. Throughout the Delaware Valley, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA employs more than 5,000 individuals in full time, part time and seasonal positions. Anchored in 20 locations, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA has the long-standing relationships and physical presence to deliver lasting personal and social change and gives staff the opportunity and flexibility to pursue their careers.

The Roxborough branch of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA is seeking a cause-driven professional to serve as their Youth and Family Director.

What you’ll do:
 Responsible for the development, management, implementation, and overall strategy of the Teen, Y
Achievers, Child Watch, Arts and Humanities, and Sports programs.
 Provide leadership in developing partnerships with community organizations to create an awareness and understanding of the programs offered by the YMCA.
 Assist in the implementation, development and monitoring of volunteer service and retention programs.
 Assist with special events and ensure community participation in Healthy Kids Day.
 Develop departmental budgets and ensure the attainment of budgetary objectives.

What you need to succeed:
 Bachelor Degree in Education, Recreation or related field with 3 years of working with youth and 3 yrs. of camp experience.
 Experience in staff supervision, committees and in providing leadership to groups.
 Proven success in developing and managing programs.
 Ability to operate PC, use spreadsheets, word processing and related software.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to recruit and motivate staff.
 Exhibit strong leadership skills; possess a passion for member service, building and maintaining a culture of member service excellence

Some benefits and perks of working at the Y:

Flexible work schedule, a free family membership, discounted programming, participation in the Y Retirement Fund, health and wellness benefits, and opportunities for continuing education and professional training and development.

How to apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to Matt Student,

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