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Position Information

Job Title:
Senior Program Director
Full-time exempt management position
$4092+ per month DOE
March 30, 2018
Education & Experience

• Four or more years of program management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other not-for-profit agency
• Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent preferred

Required Skills

• Direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fund-raising
• Understands the YMCA is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
• Experience working with individuals, families and communities of diverse backgrounds and abilities
• Plan, organize, and implement high quality developmentally appropriate programming
• Strong computer skills and experience with standard business software
• Strong professional written and verbal communication skills
• Fluency in second language desired


Oversee the development and operation of programs, with a primary focus on membership, health/wellness, and aquatics programs. Recruit, train and support assigned diverse staff teams. Ensure a safe, positive and inclusive atmosphere that promotes participant safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies, practices and procedures.
• Develop, implement, and manage operating plans to promote program and/or membership growth for the YMCA
• Execute strategies to ensure our members and/or program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA in a culturally appropriate manner
• Develop and control department budgets related to the position
• Hire, train, and supervise diverse staff and volunteers in assigned areas, facilitate communication and provides leadership
• Provide leadership and support to the annual campaign and volunteer committees/boards as assigned
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships within the community
• Assure compliance with state and local regulations
• Ensure that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed
• Ensure high quality and culturally aware programs through innovative program development, evaluations and on-going training of staff team(s)
• Coordinate special events and activities
• Provide data and reports as required for assigned programs

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Y Culture:
• Build relationships with a diverse membership base in culturally responsive ways, connect members with one another and to the YMCA
• Exhibit Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility


Mary Bredereck
360 629 9622

Submission Instructions

Email resume and cover letter to Branch Executive Director:
Mary Bredereck

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