Sports & Outreach Program Coordinator

The Los Altos Family YMCA, located in the city of Long Beach is looking for a full-time Sports & Outreach Prog. Coord. to join their team.
Job Description

The Los Altos Family YMCA is looking for a full-time Sports & Outreach Program Coordinator who is dynamic and can inspire staff to deliver excellent customer service to all members, guests, and program participants and keep safety a top priority.  Under the supervision of the Associate Executive Director, Sports Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and providing leadership to the sports & outreach. In addition, Sports & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the development, administration, implementation and ongoing evaluation of all related programs.

  1. 2 years experience in related field required.
  2. Experience in program leadership and staff supervision preferred.
  3. Experience in sales/marketing, membership retention, program leadership and staff supervision preferred
  4. Ability to handle multiple assignments, organizational skills, basic PC and typing skills required.
  5. Additional Requirements: Criminal Clearance: Including Fingerprints and background clearance
  6. Health Screening with Negative TB Test and Negative Drug test screening.
  7. Complete all required online training(s).
Essential Functions
  • Manage all functions of Youth Sports, P.L.A.Y. PE, and Playground Partners programs including but not limited to: marketing, scheduling of facilities, invoicing, registration, and planning and implementation of youth sports and Playground Partners activities.
  • Develop Y Sports League and continue to grow youth sports programming such as Lacrosse, Flag Football, Soccer, Tee Ball and basketball.
  • Recruits, trains, supervises and appraises required staff for Youth Sports and PE Programs and assists all staff in meeting their developmental needs.
  • Recruit, train, process and supervise all Youth Sports and PE program volunteers. Recruit volunteers for all youth sports coaching positions.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of all Youth Sports and PE Program staff.
  • Foster staff motivation, recognition, and teamwork.
  • Responsible for the development and control of department budget.
  • Serve as a staff liaison in the Teams Division of the Annual Support Campaign.
  • Assist in the recruitment of campaigners to ensure Teams Division is filled and trained.
  • Attend and participate in management meetings.
  • Represent the Branch as needed in the community through various groups, organizations, coalitions, etc.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

YMCA Competencies (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology

Required Certifications
  1. College Degree and/or equivalent experience required.
  2. CPR, First Aid and AED certification required.

We are looking for a Sports & Outreach Coordinator who demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Building rapport and relating to the members and participants is important. The YMCA staff strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for our members. We embrace new approaches and discovering ideas on how to create a better experience for our participants. If this sounds like a job for you please apply for this position!

The YMCA of Greater Long Beach is committed to being known as an “Employer of Choice”. It is our desire to attract, develop, and retain outstanding, inspired staff who are representative of the diverse communities we serve, and dedicated to fulfilling the Mission of the YMCA.