Program Director

We are seeking a innovative Program Director to lead and shape our initiatives. 
Job Description

This position located in Greencastle, Indiana for our new Putnam County YMCA, supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Program Director at the Putnam County YMCA oversees the development and operations of various programs, such as healthy living,  teens, child care, and/or other programs, and designs practices, processes, and procedures for strong program and project management.


·       Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
·       YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.
·       One to two years related experience preferred.
·       Minimum age of 21.
·       Within 30 days of hire, completion of Child Abuse Prevention, Working with Program Volunteers, CPR, First Aid, AED, and Bloodborne Pathogens training.
·       Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions

1.    Ensures programs and services meet community needs including supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community as needed. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

2.    Recruits and hires diverse staff and volunteer teams across multiple dimensions of diversity. Onboards and develops them for success.

3.    Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility. 

4.    Manages the program, including developing and monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives; compiling program statistics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in program; securing and scheduling the needed facilities; and creating and scheduling the classes, activities or events.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
  • Communication & Influence
  • Developing Self & Others
  • Engaging Community
Required Certifications
  • First Aid, CPR and Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Team Leader Certification