Program Director of Childcare

In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Develops, organizes and implements high-quality YMCA childcare program(s).  


Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience. 

YMCA Team Leader certification preferred. 

One to two years related experience preferred. 

Minimum age of 21. 

Valid driver’s license. 

Clear or acceptable Motor Vehicle Record that meets YMCA standards. 

Ability to pass a drug screening. 

Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. 

Essential Functions

Ensures Childcare programs and services meet community needs to include supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community as needed. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information. 

Recruits and hires diverse staff and volunteer teams across multiple dimensions of diversity. Onboards and develops them for success.  

Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.  

Manages the program, including developing and monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives; compiling program statistics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in program; securing and scheduling the needed facilities; and creating and scheduling the classes, activities or events. 

Branch Transportation Coordinator and Bus Driver Trainer ensuring that all bus and bus driver policies and procedure are met. 

Fills in as bus driver when needed. 

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Communication & Influence 


Developing Self & Others 


Engaging Community 

Required Certifications

Within The First 30-60 Days: 

Child Abuse Prevention Code of Conduct Form▪ Harassment Prevention 

▪ Child Abuse Prevention ▪ Blood Borne Pathogens 

▪ C.A.S.E. TrainingCPR & AED 

Appropriate TouchBasic First Aid 

Social Media & Digital Communications 


Y-USA Introduction toListen First 

Y-USA New Employee Orientation 

**Other position specific trainings may be required