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Youth Development Director

Peninsula Family YMCA
Full time
Salary range: 
$62,000 - $65,000

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

Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director, the Youth Development Director will lead Program Services and provide cause-driven leadership and coaching/development support to our Camp & After School staff. The Youth Development Director is responsible for the organization and delivery of 4 After School sites, Out-of-School Day Camps, Summer Day Camp and Power Scholar Academy programs. As a member of the management team, the Youth Development Director will also engage actively in our Annual Giving Campaign by recruiting and supporting volunteers and being accountable to a department campaign goal. The Youth Development Director will also support with Healthy Kids Day, the Halloween Carnival, and other branch related events.

  • Minimum 21 years old
  • BA in related field preferred
  • Must be available M-F 40 hours/week
  • Experience working with youth in an organized setting and 3 years of proven staff development, supervision and training experience. Previous experience leading Camp and After School programs.
  • Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred
  • Site Supervisor Permit/Program Director Permit
  • TB test, physical and fingerprint clearance required
  • Fingerprint Clearance
  • YMCA approved CPR/First Aid certification  


  • You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors. Fingerprints will be taken upon commencement of employment and will be submitted to the Association Office human resources department prior to beginning the first day of work.

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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