Social Activities Coordinator

Careers at the Y

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Social Activities Coordinator

Part Time or Full Time Position


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Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Member Experience, the Social Activities Coordinator is responsible for fostering a vibrant sense of community and connection within our organization. This position is responsible for executing a wide range of engaging social activities, free pop-up or family events, and specialized clubs that enhance the overall well-being and belonging for our members.

The Social Activities Coordinator will play a pivotal role in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that encourages achievement, relationship and belonging among our diverse community.


Essential Functions:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive social activities calendar designed to promote community engagement and a sense of belonging for specific segements of our membership.
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee the execution of regular free social opportunities ensuring a variety of activities that cater to different interests and age groups.
  • Organize and orchestrate family-friendly events, creating memorable experiences that strengthen family bonds and provide a platform for multi-generational participation.
  • Facilitate the formation of new clubs or interest groups based on member preferences, including recruiting volunteers, scheduling, and communication to ensure active participation.
  • Collaborate with branch Membership Directors, Marketing team, Volunteer Coordinator and other internal teams to secure space, supplies, staffing and materials required for each activity or event.
  • Maintain a calendar of upcoming events, ensuring timely promotion and communication to members through various channels, including but not limited to Reach Media (TV’s), social media, email marketing, etc.
  • Generate innovative ideas to continuously enhance the quality and variety of social activities ensuring they align with the diverse interests and needs of the community.
  • Monitor attendance and gather feedback from participants to assess the success of each activity and make improvements as needed.
  • Actively listen to members and look for ways of delivering exceptional service and member surprise.
  • Manage a budget for social activities, tracking expenses and ensuring cost-effective event planning.
  • Maintain a database of member preferences, feedback, and attendance records to inform future event planning.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Event Management, Recreation or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of two years or more proven work experience in Hospitality, Event Planning or community engagement with a focus on social activities.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect individuals of all backgrounds and age groups.
  • Creative thinker ability to generate and execute engaging and diverse activity ideas.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed to accommodate event schedules.
  • Commitment to promoting an inclusive and welcoming community environment.


Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and handle oneself professionally during difficult situations.
  • Must be able to conduct presentations in front of groups of people.
  • Must have transportation available to visit all branch locations.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


YMCA Competencies:

  • Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others
  • Inclusion: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions.
  • Innovation: Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
  • Quality Results: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
  • Self-Development: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.



Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


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