YMCA of Florida’s First Coast – Program Director Take Stock in Children

Posted May 12, 2022 Orange Park, Florida


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Expires Jun 30, 2022


Develops, organizes, and implements a high quality initiative for Taking Stock in Children.
This role focuses on mentor/volunteer recruitment and fundraising as well.

Essential duties and responsibilities

1. Responsible for providing direct student services by recruiting, screening, and selecting students to participate in the Take stock program 2. Developing and organizing trainings for staff, students and volunteer mentors planning annual programming for College Success Coaches. 3. Reporting key performance indicators including key student data. 4. Responsible for direct mentor services by: recruiting, screening, training and retaining volunteer mentors for students as well as monitoring and collecting volunteer mentor session data. 5. Responsible for providing direct services to students on college and career readiness by planning and executing college readiness workshops, supporting the development of study skills monitoring course and class selection, grades attendance and performance, supporting the advancement of student’s GPA’s, supporting preparations for taking the SAT and ACT, college applications and FASFA’s. 6. Responsible for grant required data by entering, quality checking, and maintaining data on students, volunteer mentors, and college success coaching sessions, attendance GPA and other required data. 7. Establishing and maintaining school district partnerships including relationships with school staff and administration, establishing and maintaining volunteer mentor relationships and partnerships. 8. Educating school district personnel, parents, and community members about the TSIC and the availability of scholarships. 9. Responsible for following all YMCA policies and procedures. 10. Responsible for recruiting and running all TSIC committee meetings. 11. Responsible for fundraising matching dollars that we need to purchase scholarships.


1. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. 2. Must have excellent written, verbal and emotional communication skills. 3. Understanding of the needs and capabilities of low-income families. 4. Willing to build strong relationships with local, state and federal higher education initiatives as well as an understanding of the Florida Legislature (especially the Pre K- 12 Appropriations Committee). 5. Ready to learn and understand Clay County School System (including policies and procedures, school initiatives and significant dates and deadlines). 6. Must have ability to prioritize duties in order to meet deadlines, and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. 7. Must be self-motivated. 8. Should have local knowledge of the community in question.

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