Homewood-Brushton YMCA
Homewood-Brushton YMCA

The YMCA is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Y Creator Space program.

Coordinator duties:

  • Develop and implement STEM lessons/programs for the Y Creator Space’s after-school and summer program (grades 3-8) in Homewood
  • Maintain a strong sense of structure, consistency, professionalism, and quality at program site, and coach other Y Creator Space (YCS) team members accordingly
  • Ensure the safe and effective use of program resources, including computers, 3D printers, audio-visual equipment, and art materials
  • Track and record program attendance, data, and successes
  • Lead youth recruitment efforts and lead/assist with program/event planning
  • Be able and willing to support YCS work throughout the greater Pittsburgh region, including in Allentown, Bethel Park, and other locations
  • Maintain and establish relationships with relevant community partners
  • Be responsive to current trends in the fields of STEM, design thinking, project-based learning, and Maker education
  • Be able and willing to work a schedule that may varies by season and that includes evenings and some mornings and weekends
  • Possess and maintain mandatory clearances (Criminal Background, Child Abuse, and FBI)

Ideal qualifications:

  • 5+ years of teaching and youth development experience, particularly grades 3-8
  • Strong working knowledge of computers and technology
  • The ideal candidate is professional, self-directed, highly adaptable, curious, committed to excellence, and has a positive attitude.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field preferred

Up to 30 hours per week

Primary site: Homewood YMCA; on rare occasions, this person may be asked to assist at other program sites (Bethel Park, Allentown, and events and programs in the region).

Shifts: 1:30-7:30 Monday through Friday during the school year; summer hours TBD.

Additional part time positions may be added for other locations including in Allentown and Bethel Park – 10 to 15 hours per week.

Send cover letter and resume to arice@ymcapgh.org.

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Y Creator Space was last modified: August 9th, 2017 by Arielle Evans