Youth & Family Director

Are you seeking a role with an organization that directly impacts youth in your community? Look no further than the Ocean Community YMCA!
Job Description

The Ocean Community YMCA now has an opportunity for an experienced Youth and Family Director at our Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch.



·        Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Sports & Leisure Management, Recreation or related field.

·        3-5 year’s experience in  youth sports, coaching or programming

·        Experience with before and after school programs

·        Supervisory experience including recruiting, hiring, and training

Essential Functions

·        Administering, supervising, and/or instructing youth and adult programs

·        Overseeing and coordinating instructional and competitive sports programs

·        Securing facility rentals with outside organizations

·        Oversite, planning, and implementation of before and after school programs

·        Recruiting, hiring and supervising staff in sports programs, enrichment programs, teen center, and before/after school programs.

·        Organizing program schedules

·        Developing and managing program budgets

·        Assist with marketing of programs and distribution of program materials.

·        Managing payroll for support staff

·        Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers.

·        Assist with planning special events including sponsorships and collaborations.

·        Play a leadership role in the Annual Support Campaign for the branch

·        Follow abuse risk management policies and protocols as established by the YMCA.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
  • Communication & Influence
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Emotional Maturity
Required Certifications

CPR/AED/FA/Emergency O2 Administration Certification required-American Red Cross or equivalent-YMCA will train.