Associate Executive Director

Come join us at the Valley of the Sun YMCA!
Job Description

Are you looking for a company that inspires you to do great things? We are looking for leaders who want the opportunity to improve their community, teach others healthy habits, and impact the lives of hundreds of youths. At the YMCA we are on a relentless quest to strengthen our communities through people like you working within our 14 branches.

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, recreation, business, or a related field, or equivalent, preferred. 
  • Five or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency. 
  • Ability to direct assigned operations including volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing, and public relations, and program development. 
  • Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations 
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations. 
  • YMCA Team Leader or Multi-Team/Branch Leader certification preferred. 
  • CPR and First Aid certifications may be required. 
Essential Functions
  • Develops and directs high-quality member engagement strategies and programs that support branch and Association goals, and strategies. Assists the Executive Director with branch marketing plan including social media. 
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, and directs employees and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. 
  • Develops, manages, and monitors assigned operating budgets to meet or exceed targets. Recommends adjustments to the budget to ensure balanced operation and submits reports on current operations. 
  • Direct leadership of 5 full-time employees and over 50 branch part-time employees. Full-time positions include; Aquatic Director, Sports Director, Youth and Family Director, and Healthy Living Director  
  • In partnership with the Executive Director, creates a volunteer/intern program for community members to volunteer time in all programs in the facility. 
  • Establishes plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA objectives and the leadership team. 
  • Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community agencies in service delivery area.