Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 10-Jul-2017 to 01-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • North Jefferson
  • Wrens, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K

Position Summary: Under the direction of the District Vice President the incumbent develops, organizes and implements high quality Youth Sports and Family program(s) in accordance with the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta's mission. Responsible for branch budget, development and control.

Supervision Exercised: 30+ part time staff employees during peak season

Typical Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Occasionally requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours, including weekends and evenings.

Typical Working Conditions: Position is in office environment and requires automobile travel to branches, training, seminars or workshops. Bending, stooping, lifting as much as 50 lbs, verbal communication, hearing, seeing, 40% keyboard input, some sitting.

Job Segments:

  • Directs and supervises branch activities to meet YMCA objectives
  • Expands programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans
  • Manages, directs and coordinates the school age child care programs for assigned location(s)
  • Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities
  • Expands programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance.
  • Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals
  • Manages budgets related to the position
  • Ensures branch operates within budget and that program fees are collected
  • Assures compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to program areas
  • Ensures that YMCA program standards are met and safety procedures followed
  • Provides for upkeep of assigned branch facilities and equipment and ensures the physical environment supports healthy living
  • Develops and maintains relationships school administration, parent groups and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs
  • Recruit and organizes training and meetings for volunteer coaches
  • Responds to all agency, parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner
  • Secures and schedules athletic fields and facilities. Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices; monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment as budget permits.
  • Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations
  • Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings
  • Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of branch information, may organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process scholarship applications
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner
  • Develop and implement membership campaigns
  • Attends Branch Board meetings at the request of the District Vice President
  • Attends association meetings as required
  • Compiles branch statistics and surveys.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in programs
  • Accepts and demonstrates the Character Development Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility
  • Actively participates and supports the annual scholarship campaign
  • Complies with all DHS/CPI guidelines and requirements
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years' previous experience in program management
  • Three to five years' Family YMCA experience
  • Certifications requires within 45 days of hire: CPR/AED, BBP, and First Aid
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Excellent personal computer skills and experience with standard business software
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

Effect on End Results:

This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by their supervisor. Job description and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Location: Family YMCA of North Jefferson

Annual Salary: $32,000 $38,000

Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
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