• Recreation Sports
  • $106,060.00 -160,480.00/year*
  • Roanoke , VA
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 7 Church Ave SW

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The Youth and Family Director oversees the administration and operations of all internal and external youth and teen activities.

Kirk Family YMCA
Roanoke, VA 24016
Job Description


Under the supervision of the Branch Executive, the Youth and Family Director oversees the administration and operations of all internal and external youth and teen activities, programs, and special events, ensuring a positive, safe, enriching environment, in accordance to the YMCA core values and mission.

  • Oversee the administration and operation of programs serving children of all ages, youth, teens, and families at branch and off-site, to include developing and implementing policy and procedures, planning, promoting, implementing, hiring and training staff, risk management, evaluation, and budgeting.
  • Oversee the administration and operation of licensed full day summer camp for ages 3 - 12, to include planning, promoting, hiring and training staff, risk management, and budgeting.
  • Ensure the adherence to YMCA of Roanoke Valley Association guidelines and standards for child care, summer camp, and afterschool programs.
  • Oversees administration and operations of Child watch program serving members 6 weeks to 12 years, to ensure a nurturing, safe, fun, interactive environment for children.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of the all Youth/Teen facilities to safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Develop and manage the Youth and Family Department budget ensuring that the department operates in a fiscally sound manner and achieves financial goals.
  • Teach/Coach youth and family programs as needed or directed.
  • Support branch/department initiatives to membership retention and Annual Giving goals.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with members, staff, and community.
  • Interpret, communicate, and promote Y mission, goals, and objectives to employees, volunteer's leaders, members, and community.
  • Partner/collaborate with organizations whose mission is aligned with the Y to meet the needs of community children, youth, and families.
  • Develop and enhance off-site Y youth programming to improve access to Y programs and reach underserved populations.
  • Other duties as assigned

Cover letter and resume required when applying.


  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office operations
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • At least 2 years experience in Youth or Teen Program setting
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Within first year of employment, attend at least 2 YMCA trainings relating to Supervision, Working with 5-12 year olds series, Program Management, or Teen Programming

Essential Functions

  • Must have the ability to courteously respond to inquiries and complaints
  • Must be able to work in a noisy environment
  • Ability to lift/move up to 45 pounds
  • Ability to stand/walk/sit/crouch/kneel/reaching/lifting/drawing
  • Regularly required to talk or hear.
  • Ability to create, interpret and communicate written instructions, policies and guidelines.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations

How to Apply Apply Online
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Resumes Accepted Until
Aug. 31, 2019

Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, administrative coordinator, assist, assistant, beverage, chief operations officer, front desk, operations director, records management

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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