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Job Posting ID# 65477

Employer Information

YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County
Address Line 1:
50 Graham Rd W
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Contact Information

Contact Name:
Gunnar Madison
Contact Title:
Senior Program Director
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Job Specifics

Continuous / All Terms
50 Graham Rd W
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Youth & Family Program Leader
Job Classification Level:
Level I
Employer Type:
Community Work Study Program Employer
Gunnar Madison
Job Description:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under supervision from the Senior Program Director, the Youth & Family Program Leader plans, manages, and facilitates safe, high-quality, member-focused youth, teen, and family programs and activities.
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
1. Assists in developing and delivering youth, teen, and family programs.
2. Compiles program statistics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in programs and membership cultivation and retention.
3. Secures and schedules the needed facilities and creates and schedules the programs, activities, or events.
4. Helps market programs to members, program participants, and community partners.
5. Create a nurturing and safe environment and report suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse.
6. Designs programs that develop social-emotional skills, fosters achievement, supports academic growth, and provides enrichment.
7. Ensure the safety and maintenance of high-quality facilities, grounds, and equipment including keeping supplies organized, maintain and clean facility and care for equipment.
8. Does all other duties as assigned.

**Employees working at the YMCA may use facilities free of charge, and receive 50% off YMCA program registrations.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The employee needs sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
• The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

1. Must be at least 18 years old.
2. Must have a high school degree or equivalent.
3. Experience working with children.
4. Creative thinker with experience developing, implementing, and evaluating programs.
5. Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
6. Ability to work independently with general direction.
7. Must be organized with strong attention to detail.
8. Ability to build relationships with individuals and the community.
9. Ability to work with diverse population.
10. CPR, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration certifications are required (YMCA will provide within the first 90 days if not currently certified).
Work Schedule:
Shifts: Part Time (5-10 hours per week including nights and weekends)
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How to Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to Gunnar Madison at
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Career Field Information

Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
Career Field:
Athletic Services
Career Field:
Public Services - Misc.