Youth Developmental Specialist

Up to 20 hours per week

This Part time Youth Development Professional position is with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern CT;  a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

The position will operate at a Boys & Girls Club Branch. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning, promoting, coordinating and implementing all youth programming and serving as primary facility supervisor. The position will work closely with school principals and staff to develop a collaborative youth development program that meets the needs of neighborhood youth.


  • Two and/or four-year college degree preferred.
  • Prior experience in youth development, especially with Boys & Girls Clubs, preferred.
  • Creativity and flexibility are a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to approved organizational policies and procedures.
  • Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Pass a drug testing and criminal background check.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite applications.


  • Establishes a program setting that insures the health and safety of Club members.
  • Develops positive, productive relationships with youth.
  • Develops plans and conducts programs and activities that appeal to youth in grades 1-12.
  • Provides guidance support services to youth.
  • Promotes and markets programs to youth, families and community members.
  • Implements programs that attract youth; reflect the needs of youth are guidance oriented and respond in a timely manner to community needs.
  • Maintains positive, productive relationship with and provides information to the staff and administration of partner schools.


  • Interpret Boys & Girls Club purposes to individuals, schools and community.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with adults, youth, community groups and organizations (written and oral).
  • Effectively organize, work in a collaborative environment, be flexible.

OPEN DATE: 8/5/2015 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

YDS Job Description
Employment Application

Submit Resume and Application to:

Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern CT
PO Box 1849
New London, CT 06320

Attention: Michelle Maitland, Program Director