|Job Description :
||As a thought-leader and best-in-class provider in education, wellness, youth development, and community-building, The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is one of the oldest and most essential non-profits serving in Atlanta. Today, we’re looking for you to join us as we carry out our mission to positively impact lives and communities across the state.
At the Y, we’re an association of like-minded people (staff, volunteers, and members), on the forefront of a movement to ensure that everyone – especially children – experience an equal opportunity to reach their full potential. In the course of a year, we provide more than 3,000 children, ages 6 weeks through Pre-K with high-quality literacy and STEAM-infused learning; give 58,000 youth and teens access to sports, aquatics, day and resident camps, teen leadership development programs, and employment opportunities; provide over 200,000 members with programs, services, and facilities to enjoy connection and maintain wellness regardless of age; and engage over 25,000 volunteers and donors from across Atlanta to share in the gift of supporting their communities.
The opportunities to serve are vast, and we’re looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY, to join us and do their best work. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our members, and our partners. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.
Commitment to Health and Safety
The YMCA of Metro Atlanta has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination requirement for all Full-Time positions. For further information, please visit our Vaccine Hub , or speak to your recruiter. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.
Under the direction of the SVP of Program Development, the Director of Youth Program Support oversees youth-focused grants management and the coordination and execution of youth program cabinets – afterschool, camp and teens. In addition, the Director of Youth Program Support provides project management, technical assistance, and coordination in collaboration with team members in operations, finance, human resources and financial development to ensure that programs are achieving agreed-upon deliverables and outcomes. This includes but is not limited to partnership engagement, centralized purchasing for programs, data management, schedule coordination, job descriptions for program roles and other related resources to team members. This position is key to a high functioning team at the association level.
As a key member of the Y’s program team, the Director of Youth Program Support is passionate about the mission of the Y and its programs and can effectively communicate the pivotal role the Y plays in meeting community needs. The ideal candidate is self-directed while managing multiple projects and deadlines; a strong collaborator across teams; and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Strong project management skills: highly skilled at planning, organizing, and leading multiple projects, establishing priorities, and meeting tight deadlines on a weekly basis in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to understand, communicate, prioritize, and comply with reporting requirements.
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with YMCA branch and association team members.
Ability to coordinate collection of relevant information from multiple departments.
Ability to identify challenges and think creatively to provide solutions.
Ability to build strong relationships with peers and lead through influence to achieve goals.
Excellent attention to detail, follow-through, and execution on grant obligations.
Strong data management skills to support cabinets, department leads and program staff.
Strong computer proficiency with excellent command of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Experience managing program budgets.
Five years of experience in nonprofits.
A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Work collaboratively with other departments to provide full post-award grants management, ensuring grant milestones, achievements, participation numbers, outcomes, grant spend-down, and other metrics of grants management success are executed on time, efficiently, and with quality.
Create grants management process that ensures branch and program staff understand funding requirements, outcomes, and budget.
Develop a detailed plan to monitor and track progress of grant-funded programs.
Support program cabinets to ensure consistency, high engagement and overall success of Y business lines.
Maintain and support programs with assisting annual evaluations and surveys of programs by participants, members and community partners.
Lead and assist with streamlining processes for branch programs with association department staff.
Prepare necessary data, reports and course of action in managing programs.
Work with other departments to develop and track budgets.
Other projects as identified by VP of Programs.
YMCA Leadership & Learning Center