Senior Program Director

Would you like to work for a multi-cultural diverse atmosphere?If so, please consider joining our YMCA of Central Massachusetts Family!


YMCA of Central Massachusetts


Worcester, MA 01610-3161

Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Senior Program Director at the Central Community Branch oversees the development and operations of various programs, such as membership, wellness, and aquatics and designs practices, processes, and procedures for strong program and project management.


· Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent.

· YMCA Team Leader or Multi-Team Leader certification preferred.

· Four or more years of program management experience, preferably a YMCA or other nonprofit agency.

· Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fundraising.

· Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations.

· Proven track record of developing authentic and deepened relationships with others.

· Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.

· Excellent personal computer skills and experience with standard business software.

Essential Functions

1. Develops, implements, and manages operating plans to promote membership and program growth for the Central Community Branch. Measures progress against strategic goals and ensures continuous improvement.

2. Assures compliance with state and local regulations. Ensures that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed.

3. Develops and controls department budgets related to the position so that resources are devoted to top priorities and strategic objectives.

4. Uses data to analyze financial trends and forecast future financial progress for the organization.

5. Hires, trains, and supervises staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Organizes people and activities for efficiencies and effectiveness.

6. Ensures high quality member-focused programs through innovative program development, demonstrating courageous and intelligent risk taking with awareness of societal, economic, and political issues and their impact on the strategic direction of the organization.

7. Identifies and builds relationships with internal and/or external partners or key stakeholders, such as service groups, community organizations or companies, to support programs or projects.

8. Provides and maintains related statistics and reports.

9. Educates staff, volunteers, and members about the charitable nature of the Y; leads assigned aspects of the fundraising campaign

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

· Fiscal Management

· Innovation

· Program/Project Management



How to Apply

Apply by Email

Resumes Accepted Until

Oct. 30, 2020

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