Director, Youth & Family (Greenpoint YMCA)

The Greenpoint YMCA is seeking a Director, Youth & Family.
Job Description

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Director for Youth and Family is responsible for the oversight of all the Greenpoint YMCA’s Programs for Children, teens and families. This role involves managing off-site programs (Y Afterschool at PS84) and providing leadership for an array of program initiatives from family gym time, after school program to summer day camp.

  • BA /BS in Education.
  • 3-5 years leadership experience running youth and family programs.
  • Youth Development Principles.
  • First Aid / CPR.
  • Child Abuse Prevention.
  • Program Planning & Evaluation.
Essential Functions
  • Oversight of all Youth, Teen and Family Programs.
  •  Manage program sites and ensure that program goals and outcomes are met in compliance with government contracts.
  • Manage and train staff who implements all Association and program policies for safety and quality.
  • Serve as a liaison with school and community partners.
  • Build strong program content in education, physical fitness and cultural awareness through all program areas.
  • Oversee all reporting to the Association Office, funders and government contracts.
  • Develop community partnerships that result in strong program content.
  • Meet budget goals and operating net for all departments.
  • Effectively market programs in the community to achieve enrollment targets with a focus on SACC and summer camp.
  • Work with the Board of Managers.