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Teen Coordinator

YMCA of Greater Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Teen Coordinator is responsible for developing, organizing and implementing high quality YMCA Leaders Club and Teen Night Programs at multiple locations in the Omaha area, in order to maintain a large and active Teen program base. 


  1. Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff to achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  3. Recruits teens.
  4. Develops and delivers teen programming and activities.
  5. Develops and distributes teen program schedule, guidelines and handbooks.


  1. Assists in developing and monitoring program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  2. Purchases required supplies and services for the program.
  3. Assists in marketing and distributing of program information.
  4. Responds to all member and community inquires and complaints in a timely manner.
  5. Compiles program statistics and submits reports. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of participation in the program.
  6. All other duties assigned.



Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.


Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.


Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.


Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. 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.





  1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. Experience working with teens preferred.
  3. Complete within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Training; CPR; First Aid (provided by YMCA)
  4. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and successful clearance of background check.



  • 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.
  • Office/recreational environment. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking are required.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise staff team.
  • Hours will include evening and weekend work.
  • Travel among local branches may be required. Travel outside of Omaha, NE may be required.
  • Reliable transportation required.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Job Details

Date Posted September 12, 2017
Date Closes September 26, 2017
Requisition 2017-2421
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00