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Associate Program Director

Stonestown Family YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
Program Director
Salary range: 
$66,560 to $68,640 per year

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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities. As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of San Francisco offers more than just a job--we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. At the Y, you can discover your passion and a lifelong career helping to solve some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

About the Job

The Stonestown Family YMCA is seeking an Associate Program Director for youth programs at Dianne Feinstein Elementary School (2550 25th Ave, San Francisco, 94116) and Specialty Camp programs for the branch.

Under the leadership of the Youth Program Director II, the Associate Program Director is responsible for the supervision, operations, staff development, and program implementation of Dianne Feinstein Elementary School. This position is responsible for helping to maintain a safe and welcoming after school program site; ensuring high level of program quality that will expose youth to various learning opportunities and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. The primary responsibility for this role is to create an academic and enrichment-based program that is compliant with our Federal & State Funders and the Youth Development Principles of the YMCA of San Francisco.

The Associate Director will also engage actively in the Annual Giving Campaign by recruiting and supporting volunteers and being accountable to a department campaign goal. The Associate Director will represent the Stonestown Family Y in the community, acting as liaison to several entities, both public and private to support the overall mission of the YMCA of San Francisco. The Associate Director will be in ratio/direct service as needed, particularly as part of leading the Specialty Camps.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years of age
  • 2 years of college units or equivalent experience
  • Available Monday – Friday during school and summer program hours, including evenings and some weekends
  • 2 years working with youth programs in a supervisory role
  • 1 year supervising staff and volunteer teams
  • 1 year managing a program budget
  • Experience building or collaborating to build programs for youth populations (elementary and middle school age)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal leadership abilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 Suite of programs
  • TB test clearance
  • YMCA approved first aid, CPR, and AED certified (may complete upon hire)
  • Youth Development trainings (may complete upon hire)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian or Spanish language (bi or multi-lingual)
  • Special skills or experience in enrichment program for elementary aged youth
  • Strong relationship with SFUSD
  • Salesforce software experience
  • Credentialed educator
  • Grant writing experience
  • Youth Development trainer
  • Y-USA Leader and Team Leader certification







All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees