YMCA of Greater Omaha

  • Youth & Family Director

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Maple Street YMCA
    Compensation Min
    USD $33,993.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $39,602.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Youth & Family Director leads all aspects of youth and family programming for the branch, ensuring the cause and culture is instilled in strategy and staff development.


    1. Directs and supervises activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.
    2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs staff, contractors and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance and manages payroll.
    3. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
    4. Supports and budgets for healthy eating through coaching, mentoring, and monitoring menu quality.
    5. Monitors program operations, equipment and facilities, to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
    6. Develops appropriate curriculum and ensures compliance with state and federal requirements, along with maintaining licensing regulations at all times.
    7. Establishes new activities and relationships to expand program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
    8. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information, organizes and schedules program registrations. Reviews and processes program scholarship applications.
    9. Coordinates scheduling, safety and use of facilities (on and off-site) for program activities and events.
    10. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
    11. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
    12. Actively participates in branch, department and association staff meetings and/or related trainings.
    13. Compiles program statistics and submits reports. Makes program modifications as needed.
    14. Performs other duties as assigned.              


    Engaging Community


    Developing Self & Others

    Fiscal Management


    1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent
    2. Minimum 1 year supervisory experience in customer service &/or youth programming
    3. Demonstrated success leading youth programming or equivalent team
    4. Demonstrated leadership, dependability & flexibility in work hours
    5. Complete within 30 days of hire: YMCA cause & culture training; program-specific training; Child Abuse Prevention Training; BLS CPR; First Aid; Emergency Oxygen Administration (provided by YMCA)
    6. Must meet state licensing requirements for Director position, if applicable
    7. Must meet annual training hour requirements for duration of position
    8. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and successful clearance of background check


    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Office/recreational environment. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking are required. 
    • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program.
    • Hours will include evening and weekend work.
    • Reliable transportation and travel among local branches will be required.

    The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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