Youth Gymnastics Program Director

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking a Youth Program Director with an emphasis on Gymnastics to join our team!
Job Description

As the Youth Program Director, you will build relationships, instill confidence, and provide opportunities for growth and improvement by planning, coordinating and implementing youth programs, sports leagues, and special events open to all members. In this position, you will also be responsible for providing leadership, instruction, and motivation for participants in Gymnastics programming both recreational and competitive at various ages, levels and experience while maintaining a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or two years related knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in supervision, fiscal management, program development, staff and volunteer development.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and implementing age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
  • Demonstrated skills in customer service, public relations, organizational skills, communications, supervision, computer knowledge, and file maintenance.
  • YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent, CPR for the Professional, AED,  First Aid, and Oxygen certifications or ability to obtain within 90 days.
  • Able and willing to complete Child Abuse Prevention training on first day and other online or in-person training as required.
  • You are committed to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Create and manage programs.
  • Establish new program activities and expand programs within the community in alignment with our strategic and operating plans.
  • Provide quality results.
  • Administer program evaluations of all classes and leagues.
  • Develop and assist in the marketing and distribution of program information, and organize and schedule program registrations.
  • Collaborate.
  • Develop relationships with local school districts and community leaders to ensure available programming space and facilities, and to assist in sponsoring youth programs/events.
  • Build Relationships.
  • Support development and implementation of program specific volunteer training program. Assist staff in identifying productive and creative volunteer roles.

Gymnastics Based Responsibilities:

  • Creates and manages both competitive and recreational Gymnastics programs.
  • Supervises, evaluates and mentors Gymnastics Coaches and Instructors.
  • Establishes program activities and expands programs within the community in alignment with our strategic operating plan.
  • Administers evaluations of all classes and participants.
  • Develops and assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Organizes and schedules program registrations.
  • Collaborates with other YMCA's regarding best practices for Gymnastics programs.
  • Build relationships with program participants, parents and staff.