The Berkshire Family YMCA, a cornerstone for community health and development since 1886, is excited to announce the commencement of a national search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This executive search is conducted in partnership with the YMCA of the USA. 

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to helm the Berkshire Family YMCA, with a budget of $4.8M and a profound legacy in the Berkshire area. The incoming CEO will guide the organization through strategic initiatives, foster valuable community partnerships, and uphold our mission of inclusivity, health, and empowerment. The role promises a significant opportunity for impact, shaping the lives of children, families, and individuals from diverse backgrounds. 

The deadline for resumes is February 12, 2024; Noon CST. 

Interested applicants can apply online at http://tinyurl.com/berkshire-family-ymca-ceo 

For over 137 years, the Berkshire Family YMCA has been a pivotal force in meeting the evolving health, fitness, and social needs of Berkshire County and beyond. Serving over 131,000 residents, our programs encompass health and wellness, aquatics, fitness, and the region's premier early childcare and preschool services. Our mission is deeply rooted in nurturing potential, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. 

Search Process Target Dates: 

  • Application Deadline: February 12, Noon CST 
  • Preliminary Interviews: March 19-20 
  • In-Person Interviews: April 10-11 
  • CEO Selection: Week of April 15 
  • Anticipated Start Date: June 1 or earlier 

For inquiries about the CEO Search Process, contact Richard Clegg, richard.clegg@ymca.net 

For inquiries about the Berkshire Family YMCA: Kate-Marie Roycroft, Kate-Marie.Roycroft@maymca.com 

The Berkshire Family YMCA is eager to welcome a CEO who will lead with vision and passion, furthering our mission to strengthen the community. 

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About Berkshire Family YMCA: Berkshire Family YMCA consists of three branches serving Berkshire County and Southern Vermont. The Pittsfield branch is located at 292 North St. in Pittsfield. The Northern Berkshire branch is located at 22 Brickyard Court in North Adams. The Bennington Recreation Center branch is located at 655 Gage St in Bennington Vermont. The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. bfymca.org   

February 1st, 2024