Up to 35 hours per week
Full-time Youth / Site Program Coordinator
The position will operate at a Boys & Girls Club unit. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning, promoting, coordinating and implementing all teen programming and serving as the primary program site 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.
Coordinates a broad range of evidence-based programs for youth, such as, educational, physical fitness, social, recreational, and arts & crafts; provides broad oversight of program activities and outcomes; plans, develops, oversees implementation and supervises programs and program staff, and performs related administrative duties. Emphasis placed on Boys & Girls Club priority outcomes of Academic Success, Good Character and Citizenship, and Healthy Lifestyles. Experience implementing the five key elements for positive youth development: a safe, positive environment, fun, supportive relationships, opportunities and expectations, recognition in addition to high-yield learning activities, targeted programs and regular attendance is a must.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of youth program development;
- Ability to evaluate program effectiveness and compliance with quality standards as well as the strategic plan of the organization;
- Ability to prepare accurate and complete statistical reports representing the activity and progress of programs;
- Ability to instruct, supervise and evaluate the work of program development leaders to ensure the continual development of youth’s character;
- Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and implement special events and fund raisers;
- Ability to respond to and attempt to resolve conflicts that may arise among the members and/or staff in a calm and professional manner;
- Ability to build and maintain positive and professional relationships with youth and their parents as well as community leaders participating in the programs;
- Ability to use/operate various office equipment i.e. computer, calculator and photocopy machine. Ability to meet attendance requirements;
- Proficiency with MicroSoft Office suite, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience with on-line reporting tools and social media.
- Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Spanish a plus.
Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor recreational environment located in a public housing complex where there may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: New London, CT 06320
Required education: Bachelor’s
Required experience: Youth Development: 2 years
Required language: Spanish a plus.
Required license or certification: Driver’s License
OPEN DATE: 9/26/16 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Submit Resume and Application to:
Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern CT
PO Box 1849
New London, CT 06320
Attention: Michelle Maitland, Program Director