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Sr. Director of Youth & Teen Services

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: THE Y VISION for 2020 The healthiest children in America will live in the Bay Area, building skills and habits for a healthy life, enabling them to reach their highest potential through the strength of the communities we serve, and make a valuable contribution to society. POSITION SUMMARY The Bayview Hunters Point YMCA (Bayview Y) seeks a collaborative Senior Director of Youth & Teen Services with expertise in strategic organizational leadership, developing and improving vision-driven and evidence-based programming, supporting and strengthening skilled youth workers, ensuring a high level of adherence to policies and procedures around program participant safety and child abuse prevention, and upholding the highest level of expectations around operational and accounting standard operating procedures. They should be adept at working in a fast paced environment with students of color and thinking fast on their feet. Under the direction of the Senior Executive Director, the Senior Director of Youth and Teen Services is responsible for the supervision of all Bayview Y youth and teen programs. These programs include: Summer Day Camp, KIPP Bayview Elementary After School Program, MLK Beacon Center at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School, P.A.C.E. (Pumas’ Academics, College/Career and Enrichments) at Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School, the Teen Center at the Bayview YMCA (including Studio Lab) and the Bayview Y basketball programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Direct Bayview Y Youth & Teen Services Provide vision, strategic leadership and development of the Bayview Y’s Youth & Teen Services to ensure quality youth development academic and enrichment programming, family partnership services, school transition programming and behavior health and wellness coordination. Ensure that the program aligns with the goals of the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA as well as those of our partner schools. Support site leaders in co-leading our partner schools’ community school efforts in partnership with site director and the principal, using the SFUSD Community School Framework. Possess deep knowledge of the nature of the achievement/opportunity gap in San Francisco and ability to develop a goal-oriented approach to closing the gap. Ability to use data to regularly reflect upon and adjust programming. Manage initiatives to identify community needs, establish program priorities, and implement the plans to address these needs and priorities. Develop and manage annual program budgets, contracts and MOUs/independent contractor agreements. Maintain knowledge of and ensure full compliance with YMCA of San Francisco, DYCF, and ExCEL (SFUSD) policies and procedures. Recruit, develop, maintain, and coordinate community partners identified to meet the diverse needs of youth and families. Successful goal completion & participant outcomes Create program goals, objectives, outcomes and evaluation instruments before the start of each school year. Oversee program evaluation and utilize evaluation findings in program development to ensure positive outcomes. Participate in the development of additional funding streams through grants, collaboration, etc. to expand youth and teen services and programs. Secure resources through financial and in-kind donations. Coordinate and oversee preparation of funder reports and evaluation documentation. Oversee maintenance of all program records. Manage Core Programs Summer Day Camp: Summer learning program for children and youth entering grades Kinder through 5th. Program provides academic support, enrichment classes, structured recreation and project-based activities. KIPP Bayview Elementary After School Program: The KIPP Bayview Elementary After School Program provides KIPP Bayview Elementary students robust enrichment, recreation and academic support opportunities. The program is rooted in strong systems and structures and intentional programs designs that allow for us to develop safe and supportive culture and climates, academic support aligned with school day priorities and strategies, and project-based skill-building activities (enrichments), especially in the areas of STEAM, HEPA (the YMCA of SF’s signature Healthy Eating and Physical Activity programming), service-learning, and leadership. MLK Beacon Center at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School: For the past nine years, the Bayview YMCA has provided services, staffing, and programming to the Martin Luther King school community. In 2018, MLK Beacon became an official Beacon Center as part of a citywide expansion of Beacon Centers at school sites across San Francisco. Beacon Centers strengthen the connection between schools, students, and families while offering resources and programming to meet the needs of the larger surrounding community. MLK Beacon programs are focused on youth development, academic interventions to close the achievement/opportunity gap, and family partnerships. We are proud to provide students with safe and supportive year-round out of school time opportunities. P.A.C.E. (Pumas’ Academics, College/Career and Enrichments) at Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School consists of three teams: Pathways & Partnership (P&P) which oversees the implementation of job readiness training and work based learning experiences through Burton’s Pathway Program; Integrated Student Supports (ISS) which oversees individual and group case management; and Expanded Learning which provides lunch time and after school academic, enrichment, leadership development and recreational programming. Together, all departments design and implement family partnership strategies, including information sessions, skill-building workshops and community events. Teen Center at the Bayview YMCA: The Teen Center at the Bayview Y provides our community youth with robust enrichment, recreation and academic support opportunities. The program is rooted in strong systems and structures and intentional programs designs that allow for us to develop safe and supportive culture and climates, academic support aligned with school day priorities and strategies, and project-based skill-building activities (enrichments), especially in the areas of STEAM, HEPA (the YMCA of SF’s signature Healthy Eating and Physical Activity programming), service-learning, and leadership. Studio Lab at the Bayview YMCA: Our Multi-Media Center is a hub for Bayview Hunters Point youth to express themselves creatively while learning technical digital skills that will enhance their marketability. Classes include Digital Audio Productions, Fundamentals of Song Writing and so much more! Students who engage in our program will learn new skills that will open and expand opportunities for their future. Stipends are available for youth dedicated to completing allotted hours. Join us today! Bayview Y basketball programs offer year-round basketball programming to elementary, middle school and high school-aged youth. Supervise Site Directors and Site Coordinators, consultants & volunteers and coordinate the professional development of Youth & Teen Department staff Develop and facilitate regular all staff meetings including a summer retreat, fall training week, summer training week and quarterly all staff meetings in collaboration with site directors and site coordinators. Work with each site director and coordinator to create annual workplans and Professional Development Plans and monitor at regular intervals. Oversee the professional development needs of staff and maintain a current knowledge of the education and youth development fields. Complete annual evaluations with staff and submit to Human Resources. Develop staff learning and professional growth by providing opportunities for professional development, evolving roles, and the exploration of best practices in youth and family services. Hire, train, and supervise paid staff. Oversee recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers and program consultants. Lead Strength in Community (SIC), the Youth & Teen Department’s leadership team, and actively participate in the Senior Leadership Team and the Branch Leadership Teams. Develop SMART goals and action plan for SIC. Ensure SIC meets biweekly, develops meeting agendas and facilitates SIC to ensure progress towards goal completion. Work towards goal of creating stronger management unit via intra-agency collaboration and support. Fulfills organizational duties as they arise including participating in staff meetings, special committees, event planning and implementation. Collaborate with community partners, families, and SFUSD Oversee outreach to youth and families, including creation of all relevant marketing materials. Meet regularly with SFUSD principals, ExCEL, and DCYF to assess and strengthen partnerships. Collaborate closely with community stakeholders including parents and caregivers, community-based organizations, and SFUSD. Perform all ExCEL Program Director responsibilities Ensure ExCEL sites adhere to ExCEL policies and procedures pertaining to safety, attendance, and quality action planning, among other things. Attend all program manager meetings with program managers as well as ExCEL director meetings. Additional responsibilities Provide leadership and represent school-sites and the Bayview YMCA at community events, meetings, and conferences. Attend staff meetings and trainings as required. Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk management. Demonstrate the Character Counts values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff. Lead department in achieving Annual Campaign goals. Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Defi

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA

Why Work Here?

Strong, team orientated organizational culture, great benefits, lots of opportunities for growth!

We strengthen the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Our mission is to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body. Our strategic vision is that the healthiest children in America will live in the Bay Area, building the skills and habits for a healthy life, being empowered to reach their highest potential.

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1601 Lane Street
San Francisco, CA
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