Youth Director

Can you provide the direction, programming and influence which makes wholesome and lasting experiences for the future leaders of our town?
Job Description

This newly revised position is packed with responsibility and challenge.  This includes: new programs to be built, finding new ways to increase awareness & youth participation.  Our right person will create experiences that provide meaningful memories for youth and their parents. It takes going the extra mile to ensure that the all details – big and small, are well cared for and delivered with zest and precision. 

Is this the right role for you at this time in your career; able to devote the time, capable to complete the challenges & passionate about the big and little parts of the job.   Can you hear the laughter and imagine the good feelings that come from knowing you’re offering well  managed programs that are simple yet full of positive experiences? 

Qualifications
  • Sufficient experience with Day Camps, After School and other youth programs so that you can build solid programs from scratch as needed or make existing programs even better
  • Sufficient experience to confidently oversee and guide youth, volunteers, and staff
  • Dedication to the role: willing to put in hours as needed: 40-50 hours, plus extra during certain events; Will include some night and weekend hours   
  • Knowledge and understanding essential to build positive memories & learning opportunities for a diverse group of youth
  • A passion for our mission (read our webpage); for the youth/families that you touch
  • High integrity coupled with a solid work history is essential
  • Confidence and comfort to initiate and sustain solid professional relationships with community, parents, our School partners, etc.
  • Organization and communication skills to be able to manage, balance and plan
  • College degree preferred
  • CDL bus drivers license within 30 days of hire
  • First aid and CPR certification within 30 days of hire
  • Bilingual (Spanish) additional benefit
Essential Functions
  • Summer Day Camp -2 to 3 months
  • After School Program
  • Out of School Day Programs
  • Youth Activity Room
  • Weekend youth programs: school age, teens, and families
  • Specialty camps (school holidays, trips, etc.)
Required Certifications
  • College degree preferred
  • CDL bus drivers license within 30 days of hire
  • First aid and CPR certification within 30 days of hire
  • Bilingual (Spanish) additional benefit