Cornerstone Assistant Program Director

Employment Type
Job Category
Youth & Teen Programs
Staten Island
South Shore YMCA

Salary: $62,400 - $64,000 Annually

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Staten Island - South Shore YMCA is seeking an Assistant Program Director who, under the supervision of the Program Director, will supervise program staff in the Carter Center Cornerstone program, implement program components, assist in marketing and outreach, and maintain partnerships with community and sponsoring agencies. They must be able to work both in person and remotely across a variety of platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the quality and efficiency of the Cornerstone Program. Analyzes statistics, ensure contract compliance and participates in the center's audits. Serves as a cabinet member to the parent agency.

  • Supervise the center's programs, maintenance, specialists, subcontractors, vendors, and volunteers.

  • Hold monthly program meetings to introduce new procedures and to discuss new issues in the field - responsible for the center's policies and procedures.

  • Ensure a high quality of service delivery.

  • Collaborate with leadership staff in development and implementation of staff training component.

  • Represent the center in the community, city, and state agencies.

  • Supervision of professional staff on clinical and programmatic issues.

  • Coordinate the center’s programs with the community needs and resources, and to maintain liaison with other community-based organizations.

  • Consult regularly with various funding sources and with the Program Director regarding program operation.

  • Identify trends for program development.

  • Manage intake along with the Program Director.

  • Conduct program planning and evaluation.

  • Report to the Program Director if a child is at risk and has safety concerns immediately.

  • Keep up with documents updated on a weekly basis.

  • Comply with YMCA, DYCD, DOH requirements, and coordinate quality assurance and quality improvement efforts across programs, if applicable.

  • Maintain accurate and current program files.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in field of Education.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.

  • Knowledge of health-related factors as well as an understanding of current issues and theories of child development.

  • Excellent clinical skills are required.

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership, and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 

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