Careers with a Cause
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.
In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff working on-site will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work.
About the Job
The Y’s cause is to strengthen community. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. To fulfill this promise, the Y requires strong cause-driven leadership to effect lasting personal and social change in our organization’s three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This means our leaders are committed to nurturing the unique potential of each child, promoting holistic healthy living for all ages, and fostering a sense of social responsibility and connectedness.
This position supports our organization’s mission by mentoring and coaching the branch’s out of school time leaders, ensuring smooth operation with excellence in program quality, safety, relevance, and strategic impact. They should be adept at working in a fast-paced environment with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds. As a member of the Branch Leadership Team, the Senior Director will also engage in several branch projects and goals, including events and annual giving campaign by recruiting and supporting staff and volunteers and being accountable to the youth development department’s fundraising goal.
The Senior Director will directly supervise various levels of program leadership staff and collaborate with other youth development department leaders. This position involves management and leadership of all aspects of out of school times program activity: Staff supervision & team building, volunteer relations, the annual community giving campaign, fundraising event(s), fiscal management, marketing and communications, program design and development, accounting and administration, grant management, facility management, community relations, program and membership operations, and continual improvement in the branches’ overall operating performance, fidelity, and community impact.
- 21 years or older
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent professional and community leadership experience
- 4+ years of youth program experience including supervisory responsibilities
- Previous budget management experience
- Strong interpersonal, leadership and verbal/written communication skills
- Good working knowledge of MS Office Suite
- Must be available Monday through Friday and be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.
- Fingerprint clearance
- TB test clearance
- First Aid, CPR and AED certified
- Proof of COVID Vaccination is required
- YMCA youth development experience
- Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin
- Credits for After-School & CA State Licensing experience; Y-USA Multi-Team Leader Certification
FOR NEW APPLICANTS:
FOR CURRENT STAFF AT THE Y OF SF:
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