The Granite YMCA
YMCA of Greater Boston
YMCA of Greater Boston
Under the direction of the Director of Youth Outreach, the Associate Director supports the successful delivery and expansion of the Princeton YMCA’s Princeton Young Achievers afterschool and Crimmins PPS preschool programs. With a goal of building equity in Princeton’s public schools, s/he strengthens relationships among families, educators, and family support agencies in the community to improve PYA and Preschool students’ academic performance and social/emotional growth. Working closely with the Director, s/he will lead the delivery of the Princeton Young Achievers program, maintain relationships with families served by the Y programs, lead efforts to access and increase resources, support the Director of Youth Outreach with other key administrative and program functions, and assist with data collection and outcomes management to satisfy YMCA of the USA, school district and other grant funder requirements. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring that participant safety requirements are fulfilled according to YMCA expectations; supporting all management systems in place according to YMCA standards; and ensuring that all daily procedures and tasks are carried out in order to deliver planned programs and services.
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.