Position Description

Program Director I - Expanded Learning Programs
Location Expanded Learning Programs (ELP)
Pay Range $62,400.00 - $68,502.00/Annual
Job Type Full Time Exempt
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Job Status:
Accepting Applications

Does leading a department in Expanded Learning Programs while supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility interest you?



At the Y, it’s more than a job – it’s bettering our community.


Ready to join us?



Y our non-profit organization?

  • Complimentary Y Membership for the entire family
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth
  • Community Involvement & Development
  • Benefits Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions
    • Discounts on Family Programs


What does this role entail?

  • Manage all functions of the Expanded Learnining Programs department 
  • Develop and manage department budgets
  • Recruit and manage volunteers in YMCA Annual Campaign
  • Expand the number of participants and volunteers in existing programs
  • Work closely with the branch management in developing strategies for expanding health and wellness programs
  • Develop program marketing tools (flyers, brochures, etc.) in conjunction with branch program managers
  • Conduct special community events to bring people into the YMCA
  • Initiate contact with funding sources (grant writing, sponsorships, contributions, etc.) to support growing and expanded activities.
  • Participate and partner with service clubs, non-profit organizations and groups in targeted outreach areas.


What do I need to bring do the table?

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Must have at least two years' experience in Expanded Learning Programs
  • Strong ability to create and develop positive and constructive relationships, partnerships, and community relations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, self-starter with initiative to work independently and with minimum supervision and a passion for reaching out to all levels of society to further the mission and goals of the YMCA.
  • Adequate computer skills including the ability to design advertisement pieces, program brochures and proficient in web marketing.
  • Must be able to adhere to timetables, meet deadlines and prioritize and be able to work with multiple staff of varying skill/ability levels.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond in critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in the event of an emergency.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid, must include both Adult & Infant/Child, certified upon hire and must be from one of the following:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
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The YMCA of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer