Youth Development Coordinator

Ymca Twin Cities Forest Lake , MN 55025

Posted 2 months ago

  1. Job Summary:

The Youth Development Coordinator is responsible for overseeing various program areas within the youth, teen, and family department including but not limited to sports. The incumbent provides quality customer service and ensures a safe, fun, and positive environment within the youth, teen, and family program and department.

2.Essential Functions:

  • Assist Director in planning curriculum, and coordinating and promoting Youth, Teen and Family programming including but not limited to Sports.

  • Work hands-on in programs, activities and special events as needed.

  • Provide quality customer service to members, volunteers and participants.

  • Perform administrative duties which support the Youth, Teen and Family programs including but not limited to Sports.

  • Assist with the implementation and delivery of department trainings and meeting coordination.

  • In the absence of Director or Senior Coordinator, provide work direction to staff and volunteers and oversees daily operations.

3.Relationships:

This position reports to the Program Director or Senior Youth Development Coordinator (depending on program or branch) who reports to the Branch Executive or Community Program Director. The incumbent interacts regularly with members, staff, volunteers, and program participants. The position regularly deals with children, youth, teens and parents of program participants. The incumbent may provide work direction to staff and volunteers.

4.Qualifications:

Required

  • Minimum of 18 years of age

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working within Youth, Teen, or Family programming

  • Demonstrated ability to provide and role model quality customer service, and effectively evaluate other staff

  • Must be self-directed and detail-oriented

  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills

  • CPR/PR, AED, First Aid and Oxygen Administration certifications required within 30 days of hire

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations

  • Basic computer skills

Preferred

  • Multilingual

  • If applicable, experience playing/coaching sports teams.

5.Work Conditions:

  • Perform all physical aspects of the position, including being mobile, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.

  • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.

  • May be exposed to verbal outbursts, physical actions or bodily fluids as part of the environment.

  • Work environments range from quiet work areas to busy, noisy indoor and outdoor spaces with several groups talking amongst themselves concurrently.

  • Must be able to actively participate in youth games/activities.

6.Additional Notes:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from branch representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the branch or Association success.


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