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YES Director (Youth Engagement Sports) – Republic Bank YMCA YMCA of Greater Louisville Louisville, KY 40203

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YMCA of Greater Louisville is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the part-time role of YES Director (Youth Engagement Sports) – Republic Bank YMCA. The new role is available in Louisville, KY 40203.

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Job: YES Director (Youth Engagement Sports) – Republic Bank YMCA


Company: YMCA of Greater Louisville
Location: Louisville, KY 40203

Job Description

YES Director (Youth Engagement Sports) – Republic Bank YMCA

Upholds the mission of the YMCA, and demonstrates behaviors that reflect a determined, nurturing, genuine, hopeful, and welcoming nature

Be a role model for youth

Encourage participants to utilize YMCA membership and provide connection to other YMCA and community resources as necessary

Ability to connect with people with diverse needs, languages and socio-economic backgrounds

Adheres to the YMCA’s HIPAA policies and procedures and ensure participants’ health information is secure.

Program Promotion

Cross promotes membership and programming through a variety of avenues: social media, flyers, etc.

Work with marketing and membership to ensure that program promotion is correct, timely, and up to date

Recruit, engage, and retain participants to deliver the best outcomes for the YES Initiative

Responsible for coordination of a minimum of 300 youth engaged in the YES Initiative

Responsible for planning, implementation, and development of the YES program, and SPARK Curriculum

Responsible for knowing, understanding, and overseeing the sports programming under “Best Practices” to ensure a quality program

Works hands-on building the Yes Program, & Special Events including daily supervision, set up/tear down, refereeing, monitoring, scorekeeping etc.

Provides guidance with all programmatic pieces of YES Initiative, must be present at each session and event


Supervision of 10+ part-time staff and coordination of 4 Leadership Staff, and Research Partners

Maintains positive relationships with the members, participants, staff, supervisor, and partnering agencies

Responsible for recruiting, training, scheduling, and supervising volunteers/staff for YES Programs and Special Events

Establishes and maintains good communication with parents, staff, and branch leadership, including trainings as needed to keep all informed and certified as needed.


Monitor income/expenses and stay within budget of all programs. Variances reported monthly to supervisors.

Provide input in the development of the sports/special events budget

Ensure that all YES expenditures and guidelines are being fulfilled

Monitor staffing patterns and make recommendations or changes to fulfill program quality

Spreads awareness of Annual Giving Campaign efforts and supports volunteers in their fundraising efforts


High-quality programming in a healthy and safe environment

Educational and social stimulation appropriate to the age and development of youth being served

Active participation with parents

Inviting surroundings with an abundance of appropriate resources

Fiscally sound programs which meet targeted enrollment and established budget guidelines


High noise level

Multi-tasking environment

Tolerate standing and walking for extended periods of time

Must be able to perform CPR in emergency situations (will train)

STATUS: Full-time, Exempt


The Republic Bank Foundation YMCA of Greater Louisville is seeking a highly motivated, team orientated, compassionate individual to serve the role of YES Director. This position will play the key role for success of the Youth Engagement in Sports (YES) Initiative. The ideal candidate will possess a social work/case management background and be capable of utilizing engagement strategies proven to be successful with helping youth and families overcome barriers to program involvement for physical, mental, and spiritual development. The YES Director will have a unique career opportunity to lead the delivery of the YES Initiative, which will significantly improve the health and well-being of the underserved West Louisville population of teen and families. Additionally, is position will oversee all aspects of recruitment and coordination of program offerings such as jump rope, running, flag football, basketball, soccer, baseball, and more; as well as actively participate as a member of the branch leadership team, risk management, annual giving and fiscal management. The YES Director will be the collaboration lead for all of the parties involved in this project, outreach, recruitment, program delivery, data collection, research partners, and point for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports and correspondence requirements.

An excellent benefits package is offered including quality health coverage with dental & vision options and 12% retirement paid by the YMCA. A complimentary community wide family membership is also included in this benefit package. The YMCA of Greater Louisville maintains a strong commitment to training and professional development, and has been recognized as a 2011 “Top Work Place”.

This is an opportunity to join an energetic, mission-oriented team committed to improving health and strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Greater Louisville offers enrichment and networking opportunities through its association with the YMCA North American network. Louisville is the largest metropolitan area in Kentucky and home to the Kentucky Derby. It is a city with world-class arts, amazing food, affordable housing and more than 150 entertainment venues.

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