Youth Development Director School Age Childcare

We have an exciting, cause-driven leadership opportunity as the Youth DevelopmentSchool Age ChildcareDirector for theJennersville YMCA.


Jennersville YMCA


West Grove, PA 19390-9116

Job Description

Under the direction of the Senior Program Director, the School Age Childcare (SACC)Director is responsible for providing a supportive and nurturing environment where children can learn, grow and thrive. 


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education or the Human Services field, required.  Two years of direct supervisory experience required.  Experience in child care administration or child/youth programming, preferred.  Experience working in a YMCA Childcare department, preferred.  Experience working with Keystone STARS and progressing through the Keystone STARS levels preferred.  Knowledge of Department of Human Services and Chester County Information Services regulations a plus.  Other qualifications include strong organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Essential Functions

TheSACCDirector is responsible for the daily operation and management of theSACC sites located in local elementary schools.  Duties include supervision of theSACC program, ensuring compliance with allDepartment of Human Servicesregulations, curriculum design, and budget management.  This full-time, exempt position will supervise Full Time and Part Time staff.  TheSACCDirector is required to complete annual Keystone STARS trainings and comply with the branch's STAR level requirements as well as increase the program's star level. TheSACCDirector will provide staff leadership and supervision and enhance youth development in theSACCprograms.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Advancing our Mission & Cause: Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCA’s efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.

Building Relationships: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Leading Operations: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement.

Developing and Inspiring Others: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. 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.

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Aug. 30, 2019

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