RBI Director ( Senior Sports Director)- Northwest
YMCA of Middle Tennessee - Tennessee

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Full time hours as needed for success of the position.

Deadline
11/27/2012

Summary
Consistent with the Christian mission and Hope for Life Vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Group VP, the RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Director is responsible for the overall management and development of the RBI program to promote interest in baseball, while increasing the self-esteem of disadvantaged children and encouraging kids to stay in school and off the streets. Responsibilities include increasing participation and interest among underserved youth in baseball and softball; encouraging academic participation and achievement; and developing self-esteem in participants and teaching the value of teamwork and personal responsibility

Required Skills
• Minimum 18 years of age

• Four year college degree or comparable YMCA experience

• Two or more years of work experience in sports recreation required

• Pre-hire: complete YMCA of Middle TN application for employment, new hire packet and Praesidium Child Abuse Detection / Prevention training

• Before first shift: CEO parts 1 and 2 and BBP

• Within 30 days of hire: Unity training

• This position requires knowledge of budgeting, hiring and supervision, planning and organization, marketing, written and verbal communication skills, human relations, working with volunteers and co-workers and problem solving.

• An enthusiastic personality to cultivate and develop an environment of harmonious relationships with staff, members, and volunteers; a strong self-starter and initiator.

Responsibilities
• Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

• Develop, implement and manage all aspects of RBI programs at the YMCA.

• Represent the YMCA and maintain appropriate relationships with area organizations, community leaders and businesses.

• Lead by example, empower and work directly with all Northwest Family YMCA staff to create a quality image, environment and experience.

• Promote a sense of safety; provide appropriate structure; set rules for behavior.

• Create and develop supportive relationships; provide opportunities to belong.

• Give youth responsibilities and meaningful challenges; and provide opportunities for skill building.

• Ensure programs meet current & emerging community needs through innovative program development, evaluation & on-going training of staff.

In-Season Baseball and Softball Operations:
• Registration of players

• Scheduling of umpires and league games

• Recruitment of coaches and volunteers

• Coaches and kids clinics

• Field maintenance (such as cutting grass and dragging fields); concession stand operation

• Equipment and uniform arrangements, pickup and distribution

• Trips for kids to local and major league baseball games; trips for straight A students to Disney World (arrangements and attendance)

• Arranging and organizing end-of-season banquets for the kids

• Monitor and operate within established program budgets.

• Help Center prepare and implement a campaign plan for a successful Annual Giving campaign consistent with the annual fund raising plan and Association guidelines. Areas of assistance include volunteer development, training, goal setting, cultivation and solicitation of donors, collections, and coordination of staff roles.

• Where needed, work with the Group VP to develop a plan to maintain and increase grant income. Responsibilities include targeting and cultivating funding sources, developing proposals and coordinating reporting.

• Participate on the appropriate Association Cabinet(s) as required.

To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume and application to mwall@ymcamidtn.org or fax 615-242-3892.

Maeghan Wall

Phone: No Phone Calls Please

Email: mwall@ymcamidtn.org

Fax: 615-242-3892

Additional Information
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