Senior Youth Director

Would you like to share your passion for youth development with others?


Haselwood Family YMCA


Silverdale, WA 98383

Job Description

Would you like to use your knowledge and skills to provide a successful member experience?As the Senior Youth Director, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating, developing, and monitoring all department operations.

If hired for this position you will provide an impactful member experience by developing and maintaining youth program operations for the branch. You will ensure high quality member-focused aquatics programs through innovative program development, evaluations, and ongoing training of staff.

In this position you will be responsible for the creation, planning and evaluation of youth, teen, and family programs; including Dance, Youth Sports, and Late Nite programs. You willmaintain great internal and external member relationships and deliver a successful member experience through programs and engagement as outlined in association standards.

At the Y, we strive to draw the most talented leaders to make an impact each day in Pierce and Kitsap Counties and to champion diversity and inclusion in all aspects of work. We invite individuals who are motivated servant leaders to apply to be an active, inspiring part of the team.

As a full time employee, you will receive a medical/dental/vision benefits package, retirement savings plan, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), life and long term disability benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Extended Leave Plan (ELP), and a family membership to the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties.


Are you a good fit?

  • You are committedto valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • I have a Bachelor’s degree and/or related knowledge and experience.
  • I have four or more years of program management experience.
  • I can manage and develop staff and volunteer teams.
  • I have the ability to direct programs through development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development, and fund-raising.
  • I have current Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, First Aid, and Oxygen certifications.

Essential Functions

In this position you will be able to use your skills to:

  • Make great decisions:
    • Create, maintain, and balance departmental budget.
    • Ensure that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
    • Keep current on trends and national standards to develop a full range of programs that incorporate YMCA quality standards, and meet the needs of our community.
  • Provide quality results:
    • Develop, implement, and manage operating plans to promote programs and/or membership growth for the YMCA.
    • Ensure programs operate in a quality manner consistent with YMCA guidelines and values.
    • Provide leadership and support to the Annual Campaign and volunteer committees/boards as assigned.
  • Collaborate:
    • Work collaboratively with the community and partner organizations to assess and meet additional needs of our community and members.
    • Execute strategies to ensure that members and/or program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships within the community.
  • Build Relationships:
    • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Facilitate communication and provide leadership.
    • Determine program offerings and staff scheduling needs to provide a safe and meaningful experience.
    • Promote a positive and productive work environment and maintain a strong and high functioning team.



How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

March 22, 2021

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