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Senior Director of Healthy Living

Stonestown Family YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Multi-Team or Branch Leader
Reports to: 
Assoc. Executive Director
Salary range: 
$73,200 - $75,000

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

Supporting the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, it is the objective of the Stonestown Family YMCA to support healthy lifestyles by reaching out and engaging all those who seek well-being of spirit, mind and body. Under the supervision of the Associate Executive Director, the Senior Director of Healthy Living is responsible for all health and wellness programs and services at the Stonestown Family YMCA. Health and wellness programs and services include, but are not limited to: member engagement initiatives, group exercise, personal training, health education, wellness floors, all aquatic programs and partnerships with healthcare organizations in the service area. The position is responsible for supervision of all staff associated with each area, directly supervising the department leaders for Group Exercise, Aquatics and Healthy Living. In addition, this position co-leads the branch collaborative efforts for retaining members through member engagement, behavioral change coaching and quality health and wellness experiences.

The position will be responsible for creating, role modeling, and fostering an environment that supports the Health and Wellness of all the members, staff and volunteers of the Stonestown Family YMCA.

The Senior Director is responsible for development of, and adherence to budgets, revenue generation, marketing for programs and services, and cost controls, if necessary. The Senior Director is part of the Branch Leadership and Senior Leadership Teams and provides general leadership as a part of that team. The Senior Director of Healthy Living will be responsible for a division of the Annual Giving Campaign which requires recruitment of volunteers to help meet financial goals. The Senior Director will hold some direct service hours in the capacity of health and wellness programs.


  1. Bachelor's degree in health sciences, human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent.
  2. Four or more years of program management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency.
  3. Four or more years of direct staff supervision/development.
  4. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with diverse populations.
  5. YMCA Team Leader or Multi-team/Branch Leader certification preferred.
  6. CPR and First Aid certifications* within 30 days of hire.
  7. Group Exercise instruction certification(s) and personal training certification preferred.
  8. Proficient in computer, software and data collection technology.

To Apply

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