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Multi-Site Director, After School Programs

Boston, MA, USA | YMCA

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Under the direction of the Association Director of Child Development, the Multi-Site Director is primarily responsible for administering the management, policies, procedures, and curriculum of the assigned program(s). Additional responsibilities include ensuring a developmentally appropriate program that ensures the healthy progression of socio-emotional, cognitive, and motor skills for children in compliance with State regulations.The Multi-Site Director ensures the connection of program activities to Y core focus areas of Healthy Living, Youth Development, and Social Responsibility. 

Essential Responsibilities:

Supervises and supports site directors by multi-faceted means – including, but not limited to, weekly site director meetings, weekly morning and afternoon engagement at individual programs, quarterly health and safety assessments, fiscal health, and curriculum development.

Maintains and oversees all administrative areas of compliance and quality, including Department of Early Education and Care licensing, Department of Public Health licensing (as applicable), the Professional Qualifications Registry, ACA, and the MA Quality Rating and Improvement System.

 Works collaboratively with branch executives to develop and nurture community relationships with local school leadership and other key stakeholders.

 Ensures the safety and quality of day-to-day operations, including substitutes where needed, staff supervision, family intervention, school connections, and business support.

Coordinate business functions with billing teams to ensure enrollment, attendance, and AR.

Ensures implementation of a developmentally appropriate and multicultural curriculum fostering a progression of skills and social development in all children.

Develops a weekly schedule for presence at designated sites to observe program, interactions, audit paperwork, address issues, and support site director.

Engages program in YMCA of Greater Boston Initiatives for Child Development, including curriculum, assessments, and support for academic achievement.

Ensures implementation of policies, procedures, parent meetings, staff development and a learning-based, child-centered curriculum; staff development, supervision and accountability.

Manages full time staff and is responsible for their growth and development.

Coordinates parent conferences, communications, and monthly meetings.

Ensures the safety and protection of every child through structured activity, protocol, and diligent hiring practices.

Engages in active listening with families in order to build relationships, understand individual’s goals and interests, and take the initiative to assist in the achievement of those goals.

Evaluates the performance of out-of-school time Site Directors and review these evaluations annually with the Child Development Team Leader.

Makes contributions to the annual budget process in consultation with the Child Development Team; administer the budget; take appropriate action to ensure fiscal soundness

Support grant proposals that align with the growth of school age programming,

Maintains a professional image and manner consistent with the YMCA mission and goals

Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by supervisor and program needs. 


Bachelor’s degree required in Human Services, Child Development, Education, or related field.

4 or more year’s of professional educational experience supervising staff and developing curriculum.

3 or more year’s experience leading an after school program and/or camp

Experience with American Camp Association standards and accreditation preferred 

EEC and Camp Director (DPH) qualified per state regulations for Program Administrator and 21 years of age. 

Multi-Lingual, bi-cultural preferred; Experience working in diverse environments.

Commitment to the philosophy and goals of the Y, particularly those identified as outcomes for children participating in YMCA of Greater Boston’s programming.

Excellent public relations and conflict resolution skills in order to facilitate positive relationships with parents, staff, children, and outside agencies, including schools, where applicable.

Effective written and oral communication skills

Concern for detail and accuracy and the ability to delegate responsibility.

Must have the ability to travel in between branches, designated sites and community events.  

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