The YMCA of Greater NY’s vision for learning and development is to create a culture where staff and leadership are co-owners and equal partners in fostering professional growth, career advancement and organizational success by doing great work. Our learning and development approach is rooted in the Cause Driven Leadership® Competency Model and ascribes to the 70/20/10 Learning Model.
The 70/20/10 Learning Model is based on the understanding that one learns better through doing versus hearing and seeing. NYC University is the YMCA of Greater NY’s strategy to provide learning opportunities to our diverse staff. These learning opportunities are designed to equip staff with the tools necessary to develop appropriate behavioral competencies consistent with the YMCA of Greater NY’s culture and provide them with technical knowledge to execute their functions at the highest professional level possible. In addition, the Y of the USA offers a variety of training opportunities throughout the country that will compliment your professional growth while preparing you for career transition within the Y.