YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles


The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in Los Angeles, it is also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. With twenty-six branches, three camps and over fifty child care sites, the LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passion, grow your career and make an impact!

We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Aug 13, 2019
The Healthy Lifestyles Director is responsible for the development and operation of Healthy Living programs, member support and engagement, membership growth and retention, fiscal management, volunteer and staff development, program marketing and communications. Qualifications High school diploma; bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or a related field preferred. CPR; Foundations of YMCA Group Exercise or equivalent ACE, AFAA, or ACSM Health Fitness Instructor As current non-Y certifications lapse and/or require renewal/recertification via CEC's through a 3rd party vendor (whether ACSM, NSCA, AFAA, Pilates, or other) staff may keep those certifications current at their own expense. If staff choose not to keep their non-Y certifications current, as a  condition of employment  to continue to work for the Y, staff will be required to complete the Y-ACE certifications. Y-ACE has an equivalency certification provision.  Anyone holding an equivalent certification from another recognized entity can apply for an equivalency. Strong character values; communication skills; ability to teach multiple Group Exercise formats Experience working in the fitness industry and in small group classes; 1-2 years supervisory experience Responsibilities Ensure a welcoming environment in healthy living areas for all members and guests. Develop, implement and achieve enrollment goals identified in Branch Annual Operating Plan. Oversee and conduct ongoing program member evaluations and surveys to ensure that high levels of quality in programs are maintained at all times; ensure outcomes align with the needs of the community and the branch strategic plan. Develop annual marketing plan including mailings, advertisement and community outreach Create opportunities (events, initiatives, activities) for members to develop small communities within the branch Ensure all staff members are familiar with all programs offered at the YMCA so staff are able to inform members of YMCA programs that will meet members' changing needs and interests Set an example for all staff by greeting members by name and taking the initiative to talk to members. Identify program volunteer positions and assist with the identification, recruitment and tracking of program volunteers Ensure that all facilities, program areas and equipment are clean and in proper working order Communicate program information, registration information, schedules, etc., effectively and consistently with branch management and membership staff. Update program brochures and fliers to ensure strong communication throughout the branch. Develop annual operating budget for the Healthy Lifestyles department. Manage department budget to achieve monthly, quarterly and annual goals. Maintain systems for variance analysis, revenue and expense monitoring and control. Support a year round fund raising program that includes the Annual Support Campaign, special events and President's Club; Responsible for Annual Support Campaign leadership including team captains, division manager and/or team members. Recruit and hire staff using screening tools and panel interviews to gain the best possible fit with each opening. Provide direct supervision to department staff, assuring that all staff are qualified, certified, and are meeting minimum performance standards for their position. Provide training for staff and volunteers on an ongoing basis through staff meetings, special courses and workshops.
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Senior Management - Director
Jul 24, 2019
The branch Director of Development is responsible for the strategic management of all branch fundraising activities. In partnership with the branch Executive Director, the Director of Development’s responsibilities include setting annual and multi-year goals, development and implementation of plans to achieve those goals, and daily driving of the process that will direct staff, branch executive, and volunteer leaders to activities that contribute to fundraising success. Additionally, the Director of Development provides oversight for the elements of the strategic and communication plans that directly impact donors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a related field RELATED EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible fundraising experience, including three years of major gift fundraising experience; Public speaking and grant writing experience; understanding of database management (Raiser’s Edge preferred), gift processing SPECIALIZED SKILLS: strong written and oral communication skills and organizational skills OTHER: Willingness and ability to travel and to work nights and weekends, as required WORK ENVIRONMENT/MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT & FUNDRAISING 1.    Develop and execute a comprehensive fundraising plan to advance the development program, with elements that include donor cultivation and stewardship at annual and multi-year levels. 2.    Establish a strategic plan for all major gift prospects—involve branch Executive Director and volunteer leadership in the development and execution of each plan. 3.    Research identified prospects to ensure effective cultivation and solicitation. 4.    Provide leadership and identify prospects for planned gifts, continuing the growth of revenue and participation in the President’s Club. 5.    Provide leadership and support to branch capital fundraising efforts, incorporating goals and strategies into annual and multi-year plans where appropriate. 6.    Provide leadership and support for grant and foundation applications, including timely submission of proposals and reports, relationship development, and regularly connecting with grant-funded programs to ensure compliance and collect stories as well as impact data. 7.    Maintain current and accurate files for all prospects. 8.    Successfully meet all annual fundraising benchmarks laid out in the Strategic Plan and the branch five year plan. 9.    Collaborate and actively participate in all special fundraising events. 10. Establish and achieve monthly contact goals; ensure same for branch Executive Director. 11. Upon successful gift, fulfill institutional donor reporting requirements and coordinate with branch or Association staff for timely donor recognition. 12. Participate as an active member of appropriate Association meetings, events and clusters. 13. Organize time and resources to ensure well-prepared meetings. Meeting content will focus on donor cultivation, solicitation and deeper volunteer involvement. 14. Participate as an active member of the branch team and works with committees and Executive Director in developing the chart of work and meeting agendas. 15. Work with the Executive Director in implementing the strategic plan, branch operating plan and fund development plan. STAFF ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT 1.    Assist in the supervision of office staff responsible for fundraising administration. 2.    Guide fundraising department team members, as directed. 3.    Train volunteers and staff in all aspects of fundraising activities, as required. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 3.    Develop a strong presence in the community through effective networking, planning and execution of communications programs. 4.    Assist in the implementation and augmenting of branch communications appropriate to donor cultivation and stewardship. 5.    Support branch Executive Director as an ambassador to fundraising projects, giving skilled presentations to various community groups, including identifying as well as executing these opportunities. 6.    Assist Executive Director with Board of Manager Development or recruitment as appropriate. 7.    Serve as staff lead for assigned Committees of the Board, preparing agendas, working with committee Chairs, and implementing action items between meetings. 8.    Participate in Board of Managers long-range planning activities for the formulation of a vision and goals for fundraising activity. 9.    Continually engage volunteer leadership in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities designed to meet branch fundraising goals.
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Development