YMCA School Age Site Director


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Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp and/or school-age childcare program.  Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

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Job Title:  School Age Site Director
FLSA Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Youth Development / Director of Operations
Revision Date: July 2017


Elsbeth (LZ) Fritz
Offsite Director
YMCA of Muncie

Our Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Our Vision – To strengthen the foundations of our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Our Values – Caring, Honest, Respect and Responsibility

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises and manages staff and a group of children.
  • Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Attends staff meetings and training.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Mission Advancement:

  • Values – Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s mission, vision and values.
  • Community – Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
  • Volunteerism – Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them.
  • Philanthropy – Supports fund-raising.


  • Inclusion – Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
  • Relationships – Builds rapport and relates well to others.
  • Influence – Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations.
  • Communication – Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.
  • Developing Others – Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness

  • Decision Making – Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
  • Innovation – new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
  • Project Management – Embraces Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings.
  • Finance – Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Quality Results – Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth

  • Self Development – Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.
  • Change Capacity – Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Emotional Maturity – Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships.
  • Functional Expertise – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  • High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  • Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp and/or school-age childcare setting
  • Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, field trips, educational experiences, STEM, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc…
  • At least 18 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law and YMCA policies.)
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.