Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA youth programs with an emphasis on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Promotes and incorporates the YMCA five core values in to program activities.
Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Expands youth sports program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
Secures and schedules athletic fields and facilities. Coordinates with photography vendor. Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices; monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment, uniforms and awards as budget permits.
Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings, and training and meetings for coaches.
Recruits, trains and develops sports program staff.
Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
Creates a member-focused culture and models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
Monitors and evaluates quality of the sports program.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
Develops and implements comprehensive marketing plans for youth sports program with the support of Association and Center marketing teams.
Responsible for center Informal Education programs.
Assist in YMCA special events.
Leads assigned aspects of the Annual Support Campaign.
YMCA Culture & Cause Expectations
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. As a cause driven leader you are expected to be:
Welcoming-Accept neighbors eagerly, warmly, hospitably, and as equal participants.
Nurturing-To care for, support, and help develop through encouragement.
Hopeful-Take an optimistic or positive view of future outcomes.
Determined-To devote full strength and concentrated attention to the cause.
Genuine–To be honest and open in relationships with others.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
One to two years related experience operating a sports program with multiple locations.
Minimum age of 21.
Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with children and adults.
Desire to work with children and the ability to relate to them in a positive, patient, sensitive and non-judgmental manner.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
Completion of following training requirements:
Prior to first scheduled shift:
Online training for Child Abuse Prevention, Work Place Harassment & Bullying, Universal Precautions, Information Security and Awareness.
Within first 30 days of employment:
ASHI trainings for CPR-Pro, AED, Oxygen and First Aid
Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we will only contact applicants who are selected for an interview.
This job description is not all inclusive. The YMCA of Greater Houston reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled.
About YMCA of Greater Houston
Our mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That's because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.
•The Y is community centered. For more than 125 years, we've been listening and responding to our communities.
•The Y brings people together. We connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs.
•The Y nurtures potential. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
•The Y has local presence and global reach. We mobilize local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.
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