Teen Coordinator

Employment Type
Job Category
Youth & Teen Programs
West Side YMCA

SALARY:  $16.00 - $20.00 P/H

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 West Side YMCA is seeking a Teen Coordinator who, under the supervision of the Youth & Teen Director, will assist in the management and supervision to all core programming (Leaders Club, Teens Take the City, Rowe Scholars and Teen Center) for the teens’ population for the West Side YMCA branch. Responsibilities include assisting the Youth & Family Director in program development, community development as well as the creation of recruitment and retention for Teen programs. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of youth and teens in the program, by providing close supervision of all activities.
  • Support the Youth & Family Director with 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.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement program registration, program workshops, and special events with support from part-time teen counselors.
  • Assist in the marketing and distribution of program information; help to compile program statistics.
  • 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.
  • Implement the curriculum for Leaders Club, Teens Take the City and Teen Center, in accordance with the YMCA Teen Program standards and operation manual, including but not limited to, weekly club meetings, 15+ program participants and community service projects.
  • Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent; College credits in the field of Education desired.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with teens / youth and planning activities.
  • Experience teaching and facilitating trainings on issues related to teens.
  • Strong interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Current First Aid / CPR / AED certifications preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be available to work afternoons 3pm-6pm and Friday and Saturday nights 6pm-9pm.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a 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 forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Teen Coordinator” to westsideyjobs@ymcanyc.org or to:

West Side YMCA
Attn.: Byron Flores
5 West 63rd St.
New York, New York 10023

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

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