Exciting opportunity for energetic YMCA professional to lead a youth & sports department in an urban/suburban YMCA.
Exciting opportunity for energetic YMCA professional to lead a youth & sports department in an urban/suburban YMCA. Department administers both on-site and off site youth and sports programs. Successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop skills in staff supervision, budget management and program development. Outgoing personality and strong customer service orientation a must. Working with a diverse population in an urban environment is a plus as is a background in sports . Lowell is a historic city about 25 minutes north of Boston that has access to many varied entertainments, including the White Mountains and beaches of New Hampshire, numerous outdoor opportunities in Maine and the Cape Cod Sea Shore. YMCA experience preferred.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
- Mission and Community Oriented:Models and teaches YMCA values. Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives. Ensures high-level services that differentiate the YMCA from other providers. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition.
- People Oriented:Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Builds relationships to create small communities. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
- Results-Oriented: Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Cultivates relationships to support fundraising. Effectively creates and manages budgets.
- Personal Development Oriented: Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change.