YMCA of Coastal Carolina
YMCA of Youngstown Ohio
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, including the development and implementation of new programs. The Director of Youth Development is responsible for supporting the Senior Director of Youth Development in the successful development, growth and management of the School-Age Child Care, Day Camp and Youth and Family programs, exercising sound judgment, assistance and support including budget development, policies, procedures and staff supervision. Assist with recruitment, training and support of assigned staff. Provide leadership in each area of youth development, and serve as staff liaison to committee(s) as needed. In the absence of the Senior Director, the Director is prepared and able to fulfill needs as required.
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.