District Sports Program Director

The South City Family YMCA is seeking a motivated individual for their District Sports Program Director.
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 program(s).

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent preferred.
  • One to two years related experience preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Completion of YMCA program-specific certifications.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Essential Functions
  • Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs staff and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  • Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information, may organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process program scholarship applications.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Coordinates use of facilities for program activities and events.
  • Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  • May assist with Program Committee meetings.
  • Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in programs.
  • Secures and schedules athletic fields and facilities.
  • Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings
  • Organizes and conducts coaches training and meetings.
  • Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations.
  • Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules.
  • Trains and schedules sports officials.
  • Develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
  • Purchases and distributes team uniforms and awards.
  • Coordinates and distributes team photographs.
  • Organizes and hosts season parties and events.
  • Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices.
  • Monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment.
  • Organizes and conducts sports clinics.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

The YMCA Welcomes a Diverse Workforce 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V 

The Gateway Region YMCA strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy regarding child abuse. 

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Full Compensation Package (when applicable): 

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings
  • Retirement fund of 12% per pay period after 2 years of full time employment
  • 20% Discount on tuition at Missouri Baptist University
  • 20% Discount on Tuition at Fontbonne University
  • Free household membership to YMCA nationwide
  • Discounts on YMCA programs
  • Discounts on YMCA Childcare