Program Executive Director

The Program Executive Director will mentor directors of multiple departments such as aquatics, fitness, sports, gymnastics & childcare.
Job Description

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is hiring a Program Executive Director to lead programming at the Heart of the Valley branch in Kimberly, WI. This is a full-time exempt position. The Program Executive Director will lead by example and support department directors including aquatics, health & fitness, sports, gymnastics and child care. Being a part of one of the most impactful nonprofits in our area, directors excel at being a community connector. Working closely with our executive director, you’ll champion YMCA program initiatives and support member engagement. In addition to working closely with people of all ages and abilities, you’ll also be focused on budget management, fundraising, strategic planning actions, and involved with our board of directors. This is a career move for those looking to make a lasting impression in the nonprofit sector.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field to this position or equivalent. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • Previous leadership experience in a nonprofit setting including managing professional-level staff and volunteer development is preferred.
  • Previous experience budgeting, fiscal management, financial development, program management, committee and board relations is preferred.
Essential Functions

Come join us at the Y, where work matters!

Full-time benefits of joining our team:

  • Free Family YMCA membership
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off, holiday and sick time off
  • Discounts on programs, classes, child care, and more!
  • Y Retirement Plan and 403(B) Retirement Option

Click here to view a summary of our Full-Time Benefits.

At the Y, you will have the opportunity to grow in a professional, supportive environment. Here, you can apply your experience, knowledge and abilities, while discovering new talents within yourself as you affect positive change in the lives of those around you. The benefits of working at the YMCA stay with you for a lifetime. Discover your passion at the Y! 

The YMCA is for all. We make sure that everyone, no matter their age, gender, race, ability, or any other identifier, is welcomed as part of the YMCA family.  We are proud to celebrate diversity as an equal opportunity workplace.