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Youth Experience Director

Date Posted:
May 22, 2023
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Youth Experience Director
Full-Time, Salary Position

Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Batesville, Indiana

Our YMCA is a valuable community asset that works to ensure everyone can learn, grow, and thrive. The Southeastern Indiana YMCA owes its excellent reputation and its success to its greatest asset: its people and their knowledge, skills, dedication, experience, enthusiasm, and loyalty. We strive to attract and retain passionate people who want to live out our mission and make a difference in the communities we serve. We invite you to be a part of our journey today!

SIYMCA has a rewarding opportunity as a Youth Experience Director. We know that providing a caring and supportive environment for our members begins and ends with our employees. We are looking for passionate people to join our team. We will offer a great place to work, collaborative team environment, and resources to support your personal and professional development.

Under the guidance of the Director of Program Services, the Youth Experience Director will be responsible for but not limited to: managing program operation and growth; budget preparation and implementation; member and staff satisfaction, retention, and safety; staff supervision, onboarding, training, and coaching. This person will collaborate with the Wellness department and partner on providing youth sports programs and special events. This person will further ensure that all YMCA standards are being met and/or exceeded as they relate to youth and sports development. This position is funded in part by an external grant for 3 years, and will be reviewed for viability in the absence of grant funds.

Program Administration: Responsible for youth program administration primarily for grades preK-12 including new programs and activities and expansion of current offerings, around youth and youth sports. Prepare and carry out a budget in coordination with the Director of Program Services. Analyzes problems and makes decisions guided by precedent and established policy, with understanding and confidence to make solid, thoughtful, independent decisions. Conducting after school youth activities and sports programming which will include schedule flexibility to work several evenings and weekends per program demands. Grant reporting to the Lily Grant in coordination with fund development staff.
Program & Mission Development: General program management such as ensuring proper maintenance on equipment, program area scheduling, assist with marketing efforts (not design), Program committee team member, and serve as a campaigner for the fundraising campaigns to support the mission of the Y.
Staff Management: Supervising daily operations related to the youth and sports department. Hire, train, schedule, daily supervision, and management of department staff.
Facility Operations Support: Responsible for shared Manager-on-Duty role which will include schedule flexibility with 1 evening per week, and weekend shifts as needed.
Staff Development: Responsible for educating team members on procedures and follow-up to ensure the YMCA members are treated with courtesy, caring, respect and honesty. Train and receive Instructor Training to teach Y staff in CPR, First Aid, and AED.
Bachelor's Degree in sport leadership and management, sports studies, physical education, business management, or related field, or a minimum 3-5 years equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Excellent computer skills and experience with standard business software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.); Daxko membership software program experience desired, but not required.
Must have strong attention to detail, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the ability to conduct presentations. Self-driven and ability to work independently, meet strict deadlines, all required skills.
Successful completion of background check; First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications obtained within first 30 days of employment and then maintained throughout employment.

3-5 years in leading youth development and sports programs.
Prior experience working for a non-profit organization.
Experience in program innovation and growth.

Paid Time Off & Holiday pay
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits program (Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Company Paid Employee Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability)
Child Care & Membership Discounts for qualified employees
403(b) retirement plan and a 12% employer contribution to YMCA Retirement

Employee Development: We offer professional development opportunities through on-site education sessions and TEACH Scholarships available to eligible employees for the pursuit of an early childhood education degree or certification.

We Take Care of Our Team: Our comprehensive benefits plan offers resources for team members to maintain emotional, physical, and financial well-being.

We Support Each Other: Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We carry that mission through to our team in offering a supportive and collaborative work environment.
We Celebrate Each Other: We work hard to support our communities and encourage our progress along the way. We offer team building and employee recognition programs that energize and inspire our work individually and as a team.

How to Apply
Email resume to and fill out an application online at

SIYMCA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity of expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.