Associate Executive Director- Los Cerritos Family YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Long Beach, Los Cerrits Family YMCA Branch is looking for a uniquie and amazing individual to join our Y Family.


YMCA of Greater Long Beach


Long Beach, CA 90807

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Long Beach is looking for a full time Associate Executive Director for the Los Cerritos Family YMCA. Candidate will be responsible for overseeing assigned areas of a YMCA branch, which may include membership, marketing, programs, and/or facilities. Participates in volunteer and staff development, financial development, community relations and collaborations with community agencies. Must be able to engage, inspire, and build commitment to the Y cause with volunteers, members, and staff. Provide a dynamic leadership that drives a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that delivers a consistent cause-driven experience. Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ capabilities to attain the highest level of performance possible. Demonstrate in word and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.

** Must submit resume in order to be considered. ***

Los Cerritos Family YMCA:
15530 Woodruff Ave
Bellflower, CA90706

Phone interviews anticipated week of :January 6, 2020
Face-to-face anticipated interviews week of:January20, 2020
Decision anticipated:Early January 24, 2020
Deadline for resumes:December 23, 2019

If you are an outstanding team builder, a confident decision maker and a relentless visionary who can take a unique opportunity and grow it to its fullest potential, this may be the position for you! The YMCA of Greater Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Five or more years of progressive management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other non-profit association.
  • Ability to direct assigned operations including volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
  • Experience with capital campaigns; capital projects and facility development, highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and previous experience working with diverse populations.
  • A deep-seated motivation to thrive in a high demand, high reward work place.

Additional Requirements:

  • Background check through Livescan
  • Health Screening with Negative TB and Negative Drug test screening
  • CompleteAll online required training(s)

Essential Functions

  1. Establishes with the branch leadership team long range plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA objectives.
  2. Provides staff support for assigned committees. Provides staff leadership for annual support campaign.
  3. Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community agencies in service delivery area.
  4. Recruits, hires, trains, develops and directs employees and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  5. Develops, manages, and monitors assigned operating budgets to meet or exceed targets. Recommends adjustments to the budget to assure a balanced operation and submits reports on current operations.
  6. Develops and directs high quality member engagement strategies and programs which support branch and Association mission, goals, and strategies. May direct branch marketing and communication efforts.
  7. May ensure the maintenance of facilities and properties of the branch to assure high standards of maintenance, safety, cleanliness and to assure that the requirements of regulatory codes are fully met.
  8. Serves as a member of YMCA management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

YMCA Competencies (Multi-Team or Branch Leader)

Mission Advancement: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.Collaboration: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.Operational Effectiveness: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.

Required Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in recreation, business or a related field, or equivalent.
  • YMCA Team Leader or Multi-Team Leader certification preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications plus normal clearances to work with children.


$64,000.00 - $73,000.00

How to Apply

Apply Online

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Resumes Accepted Until

Dec. 23, 2019

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