Teen Coordinator (Greenpoint YMCA)

The Teen Coordinator will lead the management and implementation of all teen programs at the YMCA Greenpoint branch.    
Job Description

Salary: $22.00 Hourly

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 Greenpoint YMCA is seeking a Teen Coordinator who, under the supervision of the Youth & Family Director, will lead the management and implementation of all teen programs at the Greenpoint branch. Position responsibilities include assisting the Youth & Family Director in the management of staff, program development, outreach, and recruitment as well as key community partnerships such as local schools. Impact of teen programs will be carefully measured and monitored for continuous improvement. Teen programs take place during the school year concurrent with the school day, afterschool hours, and Saturday evenings. Teen programs also take place during the summer on Saturday evenings and select holidays. The Teen Coordinator supervises all teen travel, including overnight and multi-day trips.

Program Portfolio: [Saturday Night Lights and Rowe Scholars] 

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership, and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required. College in the field of Education or social work is desired.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with teens/youth and planning activities.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications preferred.
  • General knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, and comfortable with multi-cultural youth and adults. 


Essential Functions
  • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.
  • Manage administrative data entry in various systems including Youth Service.NET, AS400, coordination of participant paperwork, conducting program surveys, and all other requirements outlined by City agencies and in the YMCA’s Teen Standards.
  • Planning, coordination, and implementation of program registration, program workshops, and special events with support from part-time teen counselors.
  • Assist in the marketing and distribution of program information; help to compile program statistics.
  • Help to develop, implement, and monitor program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Establish and maintain links with service providers in a range of settings including other CBOs, schools, and partnerships.
  • Attends designated meetings, training sessions, and special events related to teen programming.
  • Participates in Branch Fundraising/ Annual Support Campaign.
  • Acts as the liaison to YMCA of Greater New York regarding teen issues.
  • Provides support to the Youth & Director regarding staff management and scheduling.
  • Manage adolescent behavior with respect, maturity, compassion, and encouragement.
  • Create and support an environment that is diverse, culturally sensitive, and relevant to the needs of teens.