Executive Director

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

The Valley of the Sun YMCA is one of the top 50 YMCA associations in the United States that has transformed its culture, vision and operations in the last 2 years. With 15 branches in Phoenix, Yuma and Flagstaff along with a thriving overnight camp in Prescott. We are fastly growing as a $31 million dollar cause-driven organization that is focused on improving the nation's health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support our neighbors. If you share a commitment to being a part of a greater movement then a career with the YMCA is for you.

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, education, recreation or equivalent preferred.
  • Five or more years of related experience in supervision, membership marketing, financial management, fundraising and community program development.
  • Experience with computers including word processing and database software.
  • Ability to direct the total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
  • YMCA Senior Director experience and certification preferred.
Essential Functions
  • Directs the volunteer activities (policy and program) of the branch, volunteer development and recognition.  
  • Directs the financial development activities of the branch, including 100% of board members working as campaign volunteers, maintaining a campaign goal minimum that is 5% of the branch-operating budget, and collecting 90% of all pledges by each year-end.  
  • Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, schools, and governmental entities, including Arizona Department of Health Services and Arizona Department of Economic Security. 
  • Maintains volunteer committees including membership. 
  • Oversees the hiring, training, and supervision of staff.  
  • Develops, implements, and manages the financial plan of the branch.  
  • Directs strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branch.