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Aquatic: Swim Instructor and Lifeguard

Job Type: Part Time - Location:

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Aquatics Operations Manager, the swim instructor delivers the YMCA swim lesson curriculum in group swim lessons and private/semi-private swim lessons and the lifeguard is responsible for the safety and well-being of all aquatic facility patrons. The swim instructor and lifeguard will be responsible for building strong and confident swimmers by creating opportunities that build a sense of achievement and ensure their safety in and around water, and ensure the pool deck and all patrons are safe.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  1. Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly that meet the needs of the participants.
  2. Communicates and builds effective relationships with swimmers and parents.
  3. Communicates information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers swimmers and parents to other programs.
  4. Responsible for the safety of the participants in their classes. Acts immediately and appropriately in the event of an emergency. Responds immediately to emergency situations accordance with Red Cross and YMCA policies and procedures.
  5. Performs equipment checks and ensures equipment is available, and tests the pool to ensure chemical levels are as they should be.
  6. Ensures all patrons adhere to all guidelines and rules set in the West Cook YMCA Member Handbook.
  7. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, incident and accident reports, chemical logs, first aid equipment log, etc.).
  8. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  9. Adheres to all West Cook YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
  10. Ensures a safe space by making sure to prepare program space and stores all class equipment and notified Operations Manager of any damaged equipment.

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Aquatics: Head Swim Team Coach

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

In collaboration with the Director of Youth and Aquatic Programming and Services, the Head Coach will be responsible for all practice and meet administration, planning, and implementation of a high-quality Competitive Swim Team Program.  The Head Coach will ensure the Y’s administration, fellow coaches and team families are receiving proactive communications related but not limited to team participants, parents, officials, team updates, schedules, and team activities and administration.  As well as ensuring daily practices, completing meet entries, seasonal scheduling, and supervision of assistant coaches as to. 

The Head Coach will focus on the following core performance indicators:  Team Enrollment and Retention, Individual Athletic performance, Overall Team Performance, Hosted Meet Performance and increasing the West Cook YMCA’s Team Club Recognition Level to the next level.  Although the Head Coach is expected to determine how to accomplish and achieve these goals, they are also invited to lean on the support of the YMCA Association teams and support functions. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS                         
  1. Oversees coaching for all West Cook YMCA competitive swim team training groups, schedules and secures practice facilities. Designs and schedules practices to bring out the full potential of all swimmers and set fair and realistic goals and expectations.
  2. Ensures compliance with all YMCA Aquatic Safety protocols as well as all USA Swimming guidelines and safety protocols. As well as works with Aquatics Operations Manager to ensure facility is safe for all team activities.
  3. Assures recruitment, hiring, training and development of team coaches and sets schedules for and directs coaching personnel accordingly. Most importantly ensure we have sufficient YMCA meet officials.
  4. Works with coaching staff to design trainings that develop, retain and bring out the potential of all levels of swimmers. Commits to integrating character development elements in all participants, particularly youth.  Annually reevaluates and updates program goals and objectives as well as develops plans to achieve said goals.      
  5. Plays an important role in the new member/participant welcome process by helping members through the registration process, fielding questions, scheduling new swimmer evaluations outside of tryouts and being the main point of contact for swimmers and families on deck.
  6. Ensures timely and effective communications with coaches, athletes, parents, prospective members, and YMCA staff. Responds to all member and community inquiries and concerns in a timely manner. Updates parents and team on performance statistics.
  7. Develops, monitors, and maintains guidelines of program budget to meet fiscal goals and objectives to reevaluate annually, with multi-year vision of program. Maintains awareness of scholarship applications.
  8. Compiles program statistics to monitor and evaluate effectiveness of program. Keeps YMCA Leadership informed on program statistics. Compiles, reviews, and evaluates the effectiveness of, and participation in, the program.
  9. Administers athlete registrations, monetary processing, and maintain records of coaching staff credentials with the use of Team Unify and DAXKO.
  10. Plans, implements, and coordinates both hosted swim meets with the use of Team/Meet Manager Software and Colorado timing equipment.
  11. In collaboration with the Marketing team ensures we are actively promoting and recruiting to grow enrollment and ensures the team website and team unify are up to date and functional for the team’s needs.
  12. Other duties and administrative support as assigned by the Director of Youth and Aquatic Programming and Services.

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Business Office: Staff Accountant

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinates accounting functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, month/year end close and support of the business office functions. It provides segregation of duties within the Business Office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs daily cash management, monthly bank reconciliation, and maintenance of recurring journal entries; reviews and prepares non-recurring journal entries.
  2. Reconciles assigned general ledger accounts, including but not limited to, bank/credit drafts.
  3. Processes returned checks and drafts in the accounting system.
  4. Receives grants and income and prepares the deposit and cash report.
  5. Processes office petty cash and replenishes account as needed.
  6. Works with HR manager to update payroll records and process by-weekly payroll
  7. Processes invoices for payment.
  8. Audits check requests and purchase orders for completeness and makes corrections as necessary.
  9. Inputs vendor and expense distribution data in the accounts payable system.
  10. Coordinates accounts payable check runs upon approval. Files appropriate documentation and maintains accounts payable files.
  11. Voids checks and credits appropriate accounts as needed.
  12. Works with vendors and staff to resolve invoice discrepancies. Reviews vendor statements for past due invoices and work with vendors and branches to keep accounts current.
  13. Records cleared accounts payable checks in the accounting system.
  14. Maintains W-9 information for all vendors and prepares annual 1099 forms for IRS.
  15. Maintains responsive and cooperative relationships with vendors and branches regarding accounts payable/journal entry matters.
  16. Serve as liaison for the day-to-day banking activities.
  17. Assists with month end and year end closings.
  18. Completes a variety of accounting, financial analysis, and budget projects.
  19. Responsible for office supply purchasing.
  20. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Facilities: Maintenance Technician

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Building Engineer, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring a positive member, resident, and guest experience through the execution of the preventative and responsive maintenance program for all West Cook YMCA facility assets. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for safely performing routine inspections and repair projects related to basic painting, housekeeping, and grounds work.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Responsible for the completion of maintenance service requests as assigned.
  2. Available to respond to emergency situations when needed.
  3. Ensure parking lot is clean and garbage is emptied on a regular basis as needed.
  4. Housekeeping & Groundwork including lawn maintenance, snow removal, and ensuring parking lot and sidewalks are clean and safe.
  5. Maintenance service request such as changing lightbulbs, painting, assisting with resident move in/out
  6. Report any issues regarding facility, residence, or equipment to Building Engineer.

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Healthy Living: Director of Community Health & Wellness Programming and Services

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Through our Community Health & Wellness Programming and Services, we aim to provide the resources necessary to combat health inequities, elicit positive behavior change across all stages and circumstances of life. The Director of Community Health & Wellness Programming and Services (DCH&W) will lead our efforts to increase health outcomes and literacy and provide opportunities both within and outside of the YMCA so that all members and participants are confident, achieving progress, and feel empowered on their journey that is uniquely theirs. The (DCH&W) has a leadership role in delivering a premiere member experience, value, service, and retention by effectively curating, planning, and implementing our association’s Community Health & Wellness Programming.

The (DCH&W) will oversee all community integrated health (CIH) and Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Program operations; ensure high-quality program delivery that maintains fidelity to curriculum and results in measurable health status improvement of participants; commit to and support the Y mission and more specifically, the vision and goals of the Y’s focus on health seekers; develop strong relationships with the health care community, third party payors, and other partners; and provide support and guidance to front line program staff. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Serves as operational program lead for implementing our Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Programs, Vision, and the integration of our Community Integrated Health Initiatives, including but not limited to, the YMCA’s 5 Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Programs, CDC Certification, MDPP Certification, State of IL EBHI Network, and Health Care System Collaborations.
  2. Leads efforts related to infrastructure and capacity to deliver Virtual Y Chronic Disease Programming, Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Programs, and maintain our Medicare and Medicaid certifications, maintain in good standing with our CDC Full Recognition, HIPAA compliance partnerships with reimbursement, Chronic Disease Program Certifications, and hiring and training staff.
  3. Ensure your department’s financial benchmarks (+/- 3%) of budget to actual by, effectively managing day to day operations, driving revenue, and monitoring departmental expenses, staffing, scheduling, and interdepartmental coordination to ensure an optimal member experience. The (DCH&W) will ensure that the following performance indicators are met or exceeded:  financial, EBHI Program enrollment, Grant Funding, and member SEER Survey results.
  4. Curating a quality member experience for Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Programs, Healthy Aging Initiatives, CDP Programs in our Workplace Wellness Partnerships. Will require a thoughtful coordination of fitness expert staff and schedules to support a balanced lifestyle that will provide opportunities for both physical and mental wellness experiences. Facilitate Health Literacy Workshops and lead other interactions to enhance our community’s sense of well-being.
  5. Ensure that all data is entered and analyze data and outcomes of EBHI and other Healthy Living Program results for all necessary programs and grant requirements.
  6. Direct participant recruitment and engagement activities including development and maintenance of relationships with the health care community and other partners who can refer participants and/or provide program locations in partnership with EBHI Champion.
  7. Support EBHI Advocate by planning for growth and long-term funding, staffing, partnership, and resource sustainability.
  8. Engage marketing staff to ensure adequate publicity for and marketing of the program.

 


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Healthy Living: Full Time Fitness Professional

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

The West Cook YMCA has made a commitment to providing premiere fitness programming that enhances individuals’ health and well-being while also fostering connections and building community. They provide instruction for group fitness classes onsite and offsite, conduct one-on-one and small group personal training (PT) sessions, offer fitness consultations and Wellness Center orientations, and assist with other Fitness and Community Health programming activities. Fitness Professionals are the frontline staff in this movement and play a crucial role in helping participants to advance their workout efficiency, improve their fitness level, and most importantly, make strides towards achieving a greater sense of health and well-being.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Model the YMCA’s commitment to improving health and well-being.
  2. Conduct a weekly minimum of 8 Personal Training sessions, 10 group fitness classes, 4 community health programs / Administrative and 8 fitness consultations or wellness floor orientations.
  3. Design and implement biomechanically sound PT programs and progressions directly related to the client’s level and goals; document the client’s progress and maintain client files.
  4. Consistently indicate availability, projecting a minimum of 6-8 weeks into the future, using YMCA scheduling software.
  5. Allow adequate time pre/post class to engage with participants to help build a greater sense of community and provide opportunities for health literacy.
  6. Be knowledgeable of and enforce YMCA procedures and protocols related to fitness programming
  7. Respond immediately to emergency situations in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Adhere to all guidelines and procedures set forth in the West Cook YMCA Handbook.
  8. Assist the Healthy Living Department in finding substitutes when unable to attend a scheduled group fitness class or PT session.
  9. Attend and contribute to all mandatory staff meetings, workshops, and in-services.
  10. Keep the facility areas and equipment organized, clean, safe, and inviting.

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Membership: Member Engagement Representative

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

The Member Engagement Representative is responsible for creating a friendly environment for our members and guests by welcoming them into the facility and addressing their needs.  They deliver excellent service to all visitors, ensuring every person who enters the West Cook YMCA has a quality experience.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Set and meet monthly goals with the Member Engagement Supervisor that supports the department’s monthly goals
  2. Ensure a welcoming environment by providing greeting all members, participants, staff, residents, vendors, and guests
  3. Understand all WCY’s membership, programs, and services including scholarships and other Y amenities
  4. Build relationships with members and participants to engage and connect them to the Ys programs and services; directing them to appropriate program leads when necessary
  5. Provide a professional, quality, and engaging cause-driven tours that are personalized to the prospect and invite potential members to join the Y
  6. Answer member inquiries and phone calls; Address and resolve member, resident, and program participant concerns and conflicts
  7. Utilize Daxko CRM and other systems to maintain, enter, and update member, resident, and participants accounts including completing memberships, registrations, and facility reservations. Prepares member records and issues membership ID cards and handles all registration/enrollment transactions.
  8. Assist Member Experience Supervisor with membership business and administrative tasks. Assist supervisor in sales acquisition activities as assigned.
  9. Adhere to sign-in/out, guest, visitor, monitoring youth in the facility and other relevant policies and procedures. Report any suspicious behavior and violations of policy and procedures to your supervisor. Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members, or guests to the maintenance staff.
  • Advocate for the Y and participate in fundraisers & promotional events and supporting other programs and/or organizational operations as assigned by the Member Engagement Director, Supervisor or Coordinators

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Youth Development: Lead Teacher

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA - Youth Development Site

OVERVIEW

The Lead Teacher promotes and supports the potential of all youth and is committed to a child centered approach to youth development with a focus on instilling character development values ensures opportunities for building new skills.

 
POSITION SUMMARY

The Lead Teacher co-creates and ensures a welcoming environment where young scholars feel safe to be themselves, are engaged in activities that build skills and gain a sense of achievement, while developing positive relationships. A successful candidate will be committed to a child centered approach to youth development with a focus on instilling character development values. In addition, will develop and implement enrichment opportunities for scholars to support growth in academic, physical, and social emotional development.

The Lead Teacher is responsible for assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of all nine program components and program activities. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth, ensures opportunities for building new skills, and creates opportunities for open exchange of ideas. To ensure full implementation of program components and program goals the Lead Teacher is expected to participate in ongoing professional development and planning sessions on a scheduled basis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  1. The Lead Teacher will use best practices, guidelines, and methods of youth development in daily work and provides careful, attentive supervision, and promotes leaning and safety.
  2. Recognizes that all youth have individual needs, temperaments, characteristics, and abilities and develop at their own pace; in order to develop and implement appropriate enrichment and program experiences to meet scholars where they are and ensured the students is thriving.
  3. Plans and use the S.A.F.E. framework to facilitate purposeful and engaging activities and group projects that compliments the program’s thematic or project-based agenda according to the program nine components and site implementation plan.
  4. In partnership with the Site Manager, creates and implements lesson and implementation plans in a developmentally appropriate manner, meeting the individual physical, social emotional and academic needs of their classroom participants.
  5. Leads enrichment and program activities and engages youth in leadership and character development opportunities.
  6. Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with program staff to ensure that objectives are reached, and the classroom is organized and effective.
  7. Facilitates a program environment that invites exploration, promotes positive play, and welcomes children.
  8. Maintain accurate classroom records as assigned and according to program requirements.
  9. Communicates regularly with parents; attends parent/family events as designated by supervisor.
  10. Demonstrates a working knowledge of YMCA mission, purpose and goals, childcare policies and YMCA standards; ensures the program meets the highest standards of excellence.

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Youth Development: PSA D89 2022 Assistant Teacher

Job Type: Seasonal - Location: West Cook YMCA - Youth Development Site

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

Power Scholars Academy (PSA) is a 5-week summer learning program run in partnership with the West Cook YMCA, School District 89, and BellXcel. The program is designed to provide academic, social emotional learning, and enrichment supports to prevent summer learning loss for students in school district 89. This program is to support 3rd and 4th grade scholars to enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and increase graduation rates. Program dates will be June 6th through July 8th.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for supporting the academic (cognitive), physical and social –emotional development of scholars. Assistant teachers will actively engage scholars throughout the program and create an environment where scholars will be able to build confidence, try new activities, and build positive relationships. This role will be responsible for supporting academic teachers in instruction throughout the morning academics and developing and implementing enrichment classes and activities in the afternoons and Fridays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Implementing collaborative teaching strategies with academic and/or enrichment teachers to a cluster of scholars.
  2. Supporting the development and delivery of relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons.
  3. Ensuring the academic and social development of scholars throughout the course of the program.
  4. Serving as a role model for an assigned group of scholars.
  5. Working with teachers to identify scholar needs and develop instructional plans and practices to best support scholars.
  6. Monitoring scholars’ educational and social progress and making necessary recommendations for adjustments.
  7. Supporting classroom and behavior management consistently to develop a safe and productive learning environment.
  8. Maintaining attendance and supporting classroom procedures/functions.
  9. Supervising scholars during classroom transitions as well as during lunch, snack, recess, etc.
  10. Assisting in field trips and special events.

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Youth Development: PSA D89 2022 Enrichment Teacher

Job Type: - Location: West Cook YMCA - Youth Development Site

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

Power Scholars Academy (PSA) is a 5-week summer learning program run in partnership with the West Cook YMCA, School District 89, and BellXcel. The program is designed to provide academic, social emotional learning, and enrichment supports to prevent summer learning loss for students in school district 89. This program is to support 3rd and 4th grade scholars to enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and increase graduation rates. Program dates will be June 6th through July 8th.

POSITION SUMMARY

Enrichment Teachers role is to actively engage youth in enrichment programming, such as art, STEM, physical activity and more. Responsible to create an environment where scholars will be able to build confidence, try new activities, and build positive relationships. This role will be responsible for developing and implementing enrichment classes, support Assistant Teachers, and scholar supervision during guest speakers, field trips and events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Developing and implementing appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.
  2. Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with academic teachers and teacher’s assistants to ensure that objectives are reached.
  3. Maintaining an organized and efficient classroom, as well as keep all classroom records.
  4. Adhering to all PSA and district professional expectations and compliance expectations.
  5. Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.
  6. Motivating and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations.
  7. Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline.
  8. Empowering scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model.
  9. Being accountable for meeting scholars’ individual academic and instructional needs.
  10. Ensuring enrichment goals are met for each scholar.
  11. Creating and directing project-based learning.
  12. Mentoring and supporting the professional development of the teacher’s assistants.
  13. Supervising scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess.

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Youth Development: PSA D90 2022 Assistant Teacher

Job Type: - Location: West Cook YMCA - Youth Development Site

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

Power Scholars Academy (PSA) is a 5-week summer learning program run in partnership with the West Cook YMCA, School District 90, and BellXcel. The program is designed to provide academic, social emotional learning, and enrichment supports for 1st through 4th grade scholars. Scholars are identified and invited based on the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support process (MTSS) as Tier 2.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for supporting the academic (cognitive), physical and social –emotional development of scholars. Assistant teachers will actively engage scholars throughout the program and create an environment where scholars will be able to build confidence, try new activities, and build positive relationships. This role will be responsible for supporting academic teachers in instruction throughout the morning academics and developing and implementing enrichment classes and activities in the afternoons and Fridays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Implementing collaborative teaching strategies with academic and/or enrichment teachers to a cluster of scholars.
  2. Supporting the development and delivery of relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons.
  3. Ensuring the academic and social development of scholars throughout the course of the program.
  4. Serving as a role model for an assigned group of scholars.
  5. Working with teachers to identify scholar needs and develop instructional plans and practices to best support scholars.
  6. Monitoring scholars’ educational and social progress and making necessary recommendations for adjustments.
  7. Supporting classroom and behavior management consistently to develop a safe and productive learning environment.
  8. Maintaining attendance and supporting classroom procedures/functions.
  9. Supervising scholars during classroom transitions as well as during lunch, snack, recess, etc.
  10. Assisting in field trips and special events.

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Youth Development: PSA D90 2022- Enrichment Teacher

Job Type: Seasonal - Location: West Cook YMCA - Youth Development Site

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

Power Scholars Academy (PSA) is a 5-week summer learning program run in partnership with the West Cook YMCA, School District 90, and BellXcel. The program is designed to provide academic, social emotional learning, and enrichment supports for 1st through 4th grade scholars. Scholars are identified and invited based on the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support process (MTSS) as Tier 2.

POSITION SUMMARY

Enrichment Teachers role is to actively engage youth in enrichment programming, such as art, STEM, physical activity and more. Responsible to create an environment where scholars will be able to build confidence, try new activities, and build positive relationships. This role will be responsible for developing and implementing enrichment classes, support Assistant Teachers, and scholar supervision during guest speakers, field trips and events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Developing and implementing appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.
  2. Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with academic teachers and teacher’s assistants to ensure that objectives are reached.
  3. Maintaining an organized and efficient classroom, as well as keep all classroom records.
  4. Adhering to all PSA and district professional expectations and compliance expectations.
  5. Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.
  6. Motivating and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations.
  7. Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline.
  8. Empowering scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model.
  9. Being accountable for meeting scholars’ individual academic and instructional needs.
  10. Ensuring enrichment goals are met for each scholar.
  11. Creating and directing project-based learning.
  12. Mentoring and supporting the professional development of the teacher’s assistants.
  13. Supervising scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess.

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Youth Development: Site Manager

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

OVERVIEW

The Site Manger and program staff co-create a welcoming environment where young scholars feel safe to be themselves, are engaged in activities that build skills and gain a sense of achievement, while developing positive relationships.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Site Manager will possess the competencies, skills, and proven leadership ability to successfully carry out the YMCA mission, program goals and vision for serving our communities. The successful candidate in collaboration with the YMCA program director, school district administration, program site staff, and third-party partners, will ensure the program delivers the necessary academic supports, cognitive, physical, and social emotional learning, while integrating proven youth development best practices. In addition, program design will be data informed and drive program quality improvement efforts, and a youth experience that intentionally fosters key drivers of impact for youth development.

The Site Manger will ensure program staff are co-creators of a welcoming environment where young scholars feel safe to be themselves, are engaged in activities that build skills and gain a sense of achievement, while developing positive relationships. The site manager is responsible for overseeing a strong program team that works well together, overseeing the implementation of the program components, building continual opportunity for youth leadership and character development. To ensure a high-quality implementation of the program, the site manager is expected to participate in ongoing professional development and provide opportunity for program staff to participate in professional development opportunities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  1. Build community through quality member engagement, partnership with school districts, and engaging families and caregivers in program activities.
  2. Manage quality implementation of the day-to-day operations of the afterschool program.
  3. Ensuring resources, materials, and guidance for program staff for set up and implementation of program schedule and lesson plans, to include all program components and dosages.
  4. Participate in screening and hiring of new staff, and will ensure appropriate training and supervision of afterschool program staff.
  5. Ensure adequate staffing by preparing and disseminating staff schedules, and modifying when necessary to maintain appropriate staff-to-child ratios.
  6. Coach and guide program staff to use youth development best practices, to inspire creativity, problem solving and teamwork among scholars.
  7. Support Program staff through providing appropriate equipment, materials, and resources, and provide opportunities for open exchange of ideas, co-creating special events, and activities for scholars and families.
  8. Collaborate with school district partners to align enrichment activities and learning experiences to support school day learning.
  9. Ensure quality delivery of program dosages to support the growth and development of the whole child, to improve academic performance, build character development and social emotional learning competencies and increase physical activity and healthy living practices.
  10. Complete an implementation plan and S.A.F.E. framework-based activities in cooperation with the school to address each of the program components according to prescribed dosage.
  11. Ensures continuous program quality improvement through assessments, evaluations, planning, tracking and collecting data to strengthen the program.
  12. Ensure all staff model and apply adult best practices within youth programs. Including but not limited to Character Development adult practices, and YPQA youth work methods.
  13. Along with the department director, plans, attends, and implements professional development opportunities, staff meetings, and other duties as assigned.

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