Executive Director - Weingart East LA YMCA
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The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in LA, it's also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. The LA area is home to the second largest YMCA Association in the US, with 26 branches, 2 camps and over 50 child care sites. The LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passions, 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!
A YMCA Executive Director's goal is to have a lasting and positive impact on the lives of the people and the communities they serve. As the Executive Director
of the Weingart East LA YMCA
you will have a special opportunity to create a lasting legacy while taking your career to new heights!
The Weingart East LA YMCA is located in Boyle Heights, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the Eastside region of Los Angeles County. The community has a population of over 150,000 people with a median annual household income of about $34,136. The Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA community is family oriented; the members enjoy the strong sense of community and safety that the YMCA provides. Boyle Heights is one of the oldest communities in the City of Los Angeles. Prior to World War II, Boyle Heights had a large Jewish, Russian, and Japanese population. In later decades, it became primarily a Latino community. Boyle Heights is truly one of Los Angeles' original diverse communities.
This is an opportunity for someone with strong fiscal management, financial development and volunteer leadership skills to lead and grow a thriving YMCA facility. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our organization, ensuring that we are operating efficiently and effectively to meet business goals. In this role, you will be working closely with the Board of Managers, volunteers, community leaders and partners.
The Weingart East LA YMCA has an operating budget of $2.1M. The contributed revenue from Annual Campaign and other efforts is near $400,000. With your financial development expertise, we know that we can do even better! You will supervise and develop a 6-member leadership team and 59 part-time, point-of-contact staff. The Weingart East LA YMCA encompasses 2,576 membership units, which are primarily family based, and currently subsidizes about 53% of its enrollment.
Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent
6 (six) or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or similar nonprofit agency
Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans that meet business goals and objectives created in partnership with the Board of Managers
Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; ability to recruit top community leaders
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
Proven track record of developing positive authentic relationships with others including stakeholders and Board of Managers.
Strong aptitude for verbal and written communication, presentation, and relationship development
Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
YMCA Multi-Team or Branch Leader certification preferred
Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred