Adaptive Programming Director

Westerly, RI

The Ocean Community YMCA, a leading non-profit in Southern RI is seeking a Adaptive Programming Director for our Toni's Kids Program.  This is a full-time, exempt position that will primarily support adaptive programming at Camp Watchaug and the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Directing and supervising program activities to meet the adaptive needs of participants
  • Assisting with developing the Toni's Kids program at the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch and Camp Watchaug
  • Leading, supervising, and training Toni's Kids Support Staff in the branch and Camp Watchaug
  • Developing plans, including behavioral plans, for participants to be successful
  • Creating a culture of inclusion at the Y
  • Acting as a liaison between families and support systems
  • Providing ongoing guidance to all staff on promotion of best practices, strategies, and behavioral support

Qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Education, Child Development, Social Work, Special Education, Psychology or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience including knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis or Positive Behavior Support
  • Excellent communication skills and professionalism with parents, participants, and other professionals
  • Effective teaching, planning, and supervision skills
  • Current CPR/AED/Oxygen Administration Certification -American RedCross or equivalent-YMCA willing to train

Interested parties should apply online or in person at our Welcome Center located at:

95 High Street

Westerly, RI 02891

The Ocean Community YMCA, where our mission is to put Christian principals into practice through programs that build spirit, mind, and body for all.