Job Code: WC

Associate Executive Director

Category: Member Services
Location: Wolf Creek YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time


Under the direction of the District Vice President, and in accordance with Association policies, the Associate Executive Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the Wolf Creek YMCA. This position will directly supervise and work closely with mutually agreed upon departments to ensure maximum membership engagement. This position also assists the District Vice President with all facility operations and provides leadership to the YMCA Annual Campaign.  The Associate Executive Director will be in charge of all branch operations in the absence of the District Vice President. 


Staff Development:

  • Hire, supervise, train and evaluate staff teams. Consults with District Vice President and Chief Resource Officer before suspending or terminating staff members. 
  • Meet measurable outcomes for utilizing a professional and competent team of professionals to deliver the highest quality programming.
  • Complete any required or mandated trainings/professional development.

Volunteer Development: Develop and direct the YMCA’s volunteer program. Records all volunteer hours monthly for reporting.

Financial Development: Provide leadership to staff and volunteers in the YMCA’s Annual Campaign.  Assist will all other fundraising activities and goals.

Budget Management: Prepares, develops, administers and controls department fiscal budgets including meeting income targets and expense control, in consultation with the District Vice President. 

Facility Management:

  • 1) Responsible for providing clean and well maintained facilities and grounds.  Work with staff to upgrade facilities and equipment.
  • 2) Provide continued assistance to the branch as an active manager on duty as assigned.

Y Improvement Model: Understands and fully implements the Y Improvement Model and ensure that all management staff are fully engaged in the process.

Strategic Planning:

  • 1) Works with the District Vice President and volunteers to develop annual branch goals and individual staff goals as determined by the Association’s Strategic Plan.
  • 2) Ensure department directors are implementing and following through with the Y Improvement Model and YMCA program goals.

Record-keeping: Gather statistics as needed.

Risk Management: Ensure the safety of members and staff.  Report any areas needing attention immediately to proper department.

Leadership Team:

  • 1) Serve as Lead Staff Liaison for the Program and Membership Committee of the Board of Managers.
  • 2) Work with staff on special events in any department needed.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 5 years’ professional experience.  He/she should have a positive history of leadership in the areas of staff development, program development, fiscal budgeting and management, and operational procedures.   YMCA Multi Team or Organizational Leader Certification preferred.  Proven ability to display initiative, good judgment and ability to make decisions independently is required.  Able to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills; public speaking, capacity to prepare reports, conduct training programs, create policies and guidelines, proven financial development experience and skills.  Will possess competent computer skills in the Windows environment.

If interested, please submit resume electronically by March 6, 2020 to Melanie Grohowski at