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Careers at BGCSCC

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to bgcsantacruz@gmail.com.


Youth Development Specialist

Salary: TBD
Supervisor:Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time

Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within a designated Clubhouse, such as Education, Social Recreation, Creative Arts, and Physical Education. Plan, develop, oversee implementation and supervise programs and program staff.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare Youth for Success
  • Plan and oversee the administration of designated Clubhouse programs and activities that support Youth Development outcomes:

o Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes
o Promote safety of members and quality in programs at all times
o Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program areas.
o Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.

Program Implementation
  • Establish and maintain Clubhouse program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members. Ensure that site staff understand and effectively communicate standards or program; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that Club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
  • Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
  • Control Clubhouse program and activity expenditures within approved budget.
Supervision
  • Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and part time staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal. Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.
  • Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted breakdowns of daily participation figures (COMET database), notable achievements and any problems/issues.
Marketing and Public Relations
  • Increase visibility of Club programs via posting of daily schedule, announcements of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information for the development of advertising and promotion through mailings, flyers and media releases.
Additional Responsibilities
  • May oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year awards, etc) and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary.
  • May consult with parents concerning member and branch issues.
  • May handle deposits and banking transactions.

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.


Front Desk Representative – Scotts Valley Clubhouse

Salary: $12.50/hr
Supervisor: Program Director
Status: Part Time

Job Description

The Front Desk Representative will have full responsibility for the duties related to managing membership, program registration and reception of all guests entering the Club.

Key Responsibilities

  • Enforce all Club rules.
  • Greet and assist visitors, guests, parents and members immediately upon entry into the Club.
  • Encourage all youth entering the building to sign-in and to actively participate in activities.
  • Provide data entry and reports for Club membership system.
  • Share knowledge of all activities and programs in the Club. Answer parental inquiries and stimulate interest in programs offered.
  • Handle program registration, including handling cash.
  • Promote interest in the activities.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to members.
  • Data entry.
  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative relationship with the youth, parents and volunteers.
  • Cooperate with other staff members.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Possess an understanding of how to work with youth, sensitivity to their needs and an understanding of their concerns.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and meet the general requirements for any BGCSCC staff position.
  • Possess a practical knowledge and experience to manage a reception area.
  • Spanish/English bilingual preferred.


Creative Arts Director

Compensation: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour depending on experience (negotiable)
Supervisor: Downtown Program Director
Status: Part Time (20 – 29 hours/week)

Job Description

Plans, promotes, implements, supervises and evaluates activities in arts & crafts, and fine arts programs. Directs and supervises assigned part-time staff and volunteers. Recruits, trains, and directs program volunteers. Responsible for the general maintenance of the Creative Arts Program including supplies and equipment.
This position requires the use of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s creative/fine arts program models and resources. Candidate must possess the ability to teach using a variety of mediums and techniques and must have previous experience working with youth in an art base or classroom setting.
Must be available during our afterschool and summer programs with some weekend shifts
Afterschool program hours: M, T, Th, F, 2:00pm-7:00pm & W, 12:30pm-7:00pm
Summer program hours: M-F 9:00am – 6:00pm

Key Responsibilities

Prepare Youth for Success
  • Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success.
  • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
  • Promote safety of members and quality in programs at all times.
  • Provide guidance and role modeling to members.
  • Promote and stimulate program participation.
  • Promote registration of new members and participate in their overall Club orientation process for new members.
Program Implementation
  • Plan, organize and implement a range of creative arts programs and activities for drop in members and visitors.
  • Design, initiate, and implement new programs with the approval of the Area Director.
  • Enhance Club program by promoting and implementing appropriate national Boys & Girls Club Programs. (National Fine Arts Exhibit, National Digital Photography, Digital Arts Festival, etc).
  • Promote and stimulate program participation in the creative arts for all age groups.
  • Ensure quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program achievement against target goals, recommending modifications that respond to member needs and interests and participating in scheduled staff meetings.
  • Conduct creative arts programs as defined by program goals and objectives.
  • Conduct daily activities and post weekly/monthly schedules, which generate interest and participation to enhance attendance at the club and within the creative arts programs.
  • Design programs that teach children a variety of creative arts skills.
  • Collaborate with local schools to promote arts & crafts programs and activities.
  • Coordinate activities and programs with other program areas in the club; including special events.
  • Prepare program reports, statistics, and program information as needed or requested.
Program Development
  • Monitor and evaluate programs and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs, and appearance of the program area at all times.
  • Ensure a productive work environment by participating in staff meetings.
  • Recommend requisitions of supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Monitor program expenditures against monthly supply budget.
  • Prepare program and attendance reports, as needed, that measure member participation and quality of creative arts programs.
Health and Safety
  • Ensure a healthy and safe environment by supervising members in the program area.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by ensuring that all supplies, equipment, and facilities are in good working order.
  • Immediately report hazards, concerns and dilemmas to supervisor and follow-up with written documentation as needed.
Supervision
  • Recruit, train and supervise assigned program volunteers and staff.
Additional Responsibilities
  • May participate in special programs and/or events.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of procedures and policies of the club.
  • Assume various duties, task and responsibilities as deemed necessary by administration.

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or minimum of two years related experience in planning and implementing youth programs.
  • Knowledge of basic youth development concepts.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior/discipline problems.
  • Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to deal with the general public.
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Ability to speak Spanish fluently a plus.


Summer Lifeguard – Downtown Clubhouse

Salary:$12/hour
Supervisor: Downtown Program Director
Status: Part Time, Seasonal

Job Description

We are looking for a certified lifeguard for our summer program. Lifeguard is needed M, W, F 11:00am -6:00pm & T,Th 9:00am – 6:00pm. This position may be split between multiple individuals based on availability. Lifeguard will be responsible for maintaining a safe pool environment by upholding and enforcing all pool and pool deck rules. Current certifications through the American Red Cross or equivalent are required.
Employment dates: June 4th – August 18th


Summer Program Specialists

Salary: $11/hour
Live Oak Clubhouse Supervisor: Jennifer Sherry, Unit Director
Downtown Clubhouse Supervisor: Katee Freeman, Program Director
Aliberti Clubhouse Supervisor: Maia Yates, Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time

Job Description

Oversee Club members’ summer activities, ensure members’ safety.