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Marin YMCA - Director of Child Development

Marin YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Director of Youth Development
Salary range: 
$54,000 to $64,000

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

The Director of Child Development is responsible for the overall administration of the Marin YMCA PreK/Early Learning. The Director of Child Development is responsible for the supervision for the Marin YMCA PreK/Early Learning staff. The Director of Child Development also maintains the program quality and facility to meet all licensing requirements and CSPP program as outlined by the state of California and the California Department of Education. The Director of Child Development must also maintain positive relationships with the children and families served by the Marin YMCA. As well as ensure a safe and nurturing environment for all children enrolled in the program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 21 years of age.
  • BA or higher in Child Development or related major
  • Must be qualified for Child Development Director permit
  • Three years plus years of full-time supervisor or administrator in a Preschool/Child development program
  • Bilingual Preferred
  • Child Development Director Permit
  • YMCA approved CPR, First Aid, AED certifications required
  • Health Screening,  TB and fingerprint clearance required.


To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to Torrey Kelly;

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