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Youth Sports Lead

Marin YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Community Programs Director
Salary range: 
Start date: 
Oct 01, 2022

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

Under the direction of the Community Programs Director, the Youth Sports Lead is responsible for the supervision, operation, development and implementation of dynamic out of school time programs for elementary aged youth at the Marin YMCA.  Planning, training, and supervising youth sports enrichments in afterschool program and branch wide youth sports program. Highly collaborative, the Youth Sports Lead builds and maintains strong and productive relationships with and among youth, families, Marin YMCA staff, partner organizations and community members of Marin YMCA. They should be adept at working in a fast-paced environment and thinking fast on their feet.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years or older   
  • High School Diploma  
  • 1+ year experience working with youth in an organized setting 
  • Previous supervision experience  
  • A commitment to providing young people with the highest-quality youth development experience  
  • Must be knowledgeable about youth development program design and planning, administration and evaluation, child abuse reporting laws, After School standards, as well as knowledge and awareness of a wide variety of out of school activities   
  • Must be a talented multi-tasker and an independent worker who is adept at working on a team, thrives in a start-up environment and maintains a flexible and positive attitude  
  • Experience working with elementary aged youth in sports   
  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-project/multi-task oriented, including experience scheduling and coordinating multiple fun and education-focused activities for youth.  
  • Team player with proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socio economic, educational, religious, sexual and generational backgrounds.  
  • Fingerprint background check clearance 
  • TB Test Clearance 
  • Current YMCA approved CPR and First Aid certification (can complete upon hire) 
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination is required 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of organized youth sports coaching experience 
  • 3+ years or more working with youth in an organized setting and 2+ years of proven staff development, supervision and training  
  • A commitment to providing young people with the highest quality youth development experience 
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred 
  • Experience with restorative practices and de-escalation strategies 






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