Coordinator of Youth Sports and Recreation


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FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Association Director of Sports and Recreation


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Coordinator of Youth Sports and Recreation at the YMCA of Muncie maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals. This person will work directly with the Association Director or communication, preparation organization of all activities in the youth sports and recreation field.

Our Culture

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


  1. Provides excellent service to members, guests, and program participants in the Y, contributing to member retention. Be courteous and use individual names when speaking to members.
  2. Maintains cleanliness and organization of the environment.
  3. Develops and maintains positive relationships with volunteers and members and helps members connect with one another and the Y.
  4. Serves others by intentionally welcoming, connecting, and supporting members, and inviting them to get involved and give back to the community.
  5. Handles and resolves concerns and informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
  6. Applies all YMCA policies dealing with member services.
  7. Organizes and assigns all participants to teams and activities during the program.
  8. Leads a team of staff on program days to ensure a safe and organized program.
  9. Identifies new programming opportunities and assist in decision making and development.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or management staff.
  11. Supports Annual Campaign and other fund raising activities.
  12. Upholds guidelines as outlines in the Employee Handbook of the Association.
  13. Attends designated trainings and staff meetings.


ADVANCING OUR MISSION AND CAUSE provides visionary leadership to the organization and to ensure that all resources are mobilized to adapt to new challenges and needs in the community
Change Leadership: Facilitates, co-creates, and implements equitable change for the good of the organization and/or community
Engaging Community: Builds bridges with others in the community to ensure the Y’s work is community-focused and welcoming of all, providing community benefit
Philanthropy: Secures resources and support to advance the Y’s work
Volunteerism: Engages volunteers and promotes social responsibility at all levels of the organization

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS connect people to the Y’s cause by developing inclusive relationships, partnerships and collaborations so that Ys can co-create solutions to pressing social needs
Collaboration: Creates sustainable relationships within the Y and with other organizations in service to the community
Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause
Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence

LEADING OPERATIONS ensure relevance, effectiveness, and sustainability of the organization so
that we can continue to fulfill our promise to the community
Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment
Fiscal Management: Manages the Y’s resources responsibly and sustains the Y’s nonprofit business model
Functional Expertise: Executes superior technical skills for the role
Innovation: Creates and implements new and relevant approaches and activities that improve and expand the Y’s work and impact in the community
Program/Project Management: Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs

DEVELOPING & INSPIRING PEOPLE support the holistic development of self and others so that everyone can
embrace the Y’s cause, sustain the Y’s culture, and inspire others to take individual and collective action to further our impact
Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential
Emotional Maturity: Demonstrates ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations


  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications required within 30 days of hire.
  • Child Abuse Prevention Training prior to first shift.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Basic knowledge of computers.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.