Director, Youth & Family

Employment Type
Job Category
Youth & Teen Programs
Staten Island
Broadway YMCA

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.

The SI Broadway YMCA is seeking a Director, Youth & Family who will be responsible for the oversight of the Broadway Y’s Youth & Family Department. This Director, Youth & Family will responsible for managing off-site programs (Y Afterschool at PS 19, PS 22, Hellenic School, and Rowe Scholars at Port Richmond High School), and providing leadership for an array of program initiatives from family gym time, after school program to summer day camp.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all Youth, Teen, Family and Adult sports Programs at the SI Broadway Branch.
  • Manage program sites and ensure program goals and outcomes are met and in compliance with government contracts.
  • Manage and train staff  in accordance with Association and program policies, for safety and quality.
  • Draw new audiences to the Broadway YMCA and ensure full enrollment.
  • Serve as a liaison with school, community partners and Youth and Family Cabinet.
  • Build strong program content in education, physical fitness and cultural awareness through all program areas.
  • Oversee all reporting to the Association Office, funders and government contracts.
  • Develop community partnerships that result in strong program content.
  • Meet budget goals and operating net for all departments.
  • Effectively market programs in the community to achieve enrollment targets, with a focus on SACC and summer camp.
  • Work with the Board of Managers.
  • Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.
  • Must be available day times, weekends and evenings.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • BA/BS in Education or related field required. Master’s degree in Education, Social Work or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of leadership experience running youth and family programs.
  • Strong knowledge of youth development principles, child abuse prevention and program planning and evaluation.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Must be available to work to Saturdays.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve.  Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements with subject line “Director, Youth & Family” to or to: 

SI Broadway YMCA
Attn:  Joseph Verhey
651 Broadway
Staten Island, NY 10310

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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