Teen Coordinator

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

Salary: $18.04 - $20.00 Hourly

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 a Teen Coordinator who, under supervision of the Youth & Family Director, will assist in the management and supervision to all core programming for the teen population for the South Shore YMCA, with support from part-time Teen Advisors. Responsibilities include assisting the Youth & Family Director in the management of staff, program development, community development as well as the creation of recruitment, and retention plan for teens. The incumbent is to implement and follow all the YMCA of Greater NY Teen program standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of teens in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.

  • Responsible for supporting the Youth & Family Director in the creation and submission of weekly and quarterly reports.

  • Manage administrative data entry, Youth Service.NET, coordination of participant paperwork and management of teen participant portfolios.

  • Planning, coordination, and implementation of program registration, program workshops, and special events with support from part-time Teen Advisors.

  • Assist in the marketing and distribution of program information; help to compile program statistics.

  • Help to develop, implement, and monitor program budget to meet fiscal objectives.

  • Establish and maintain links with service providers in a range of settings including other CBOs, schools, and partnerships.

  • Attends monthly trainings and workshops related to teen programming.

  • Participates in Branch Fundraising/Annual Support Campaign.

  • Acts as the liaison to YMCA of Greater New York in regard to teen issues.

  • Provides support to the Youth & Director regarding staff management and scheduling. 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. College credits in the field of Education desired.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with teens/youth and planning activities.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, and comfortable with multi-cultural youth and adults. 

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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