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Staff at the Club
Great staff are key to a great Club.

Careers at BGCSCC

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


Bilingual Front Desk Representative

Salary: $10.50 – $11.50/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, including Spanish-only speaking parents.

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.


Technology Lab Coordinator – Downtown Clubhouse

Salary: $10.50 – $12/hour
Supervisor: Downtown Program Director
Status: Part Time

Job Description

Plan, organize and implement computer-based technology programs for youth ages 6 -15 years old during our afterschool program. This position requires the use of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s technology program models and resources. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft software programs and have previous experience working with youth.

The Technology Programs Coordinator will be responsible for teaching the following types of programs: Internet safety, game design and development, photo illustration, movie making, as well as basic skills training for youth in Microsoft programs. Skills in web page design are a plus!

Must be available a minimum of 3 days per week during our afterschool program.

Afterschool program hours are as follows: M, T, Th, F: 2:00pm-7:00pm & W: 12:30pm-7:00pm


Head Lifeguard – Downtown Clubhouse

Salary: $16 – $18/hour
Supervisor: Downtown Program Director
Status: Part Time

Job Description

The Head Lifeguard plans, implements, supervises and evaluates the aquatics program. Responsible for maintaining safe and clean pool, locker rooms, pool equipment and supplies and chemicals storage area.

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 B&GCSCC staff position.
  • Possess a practical knowledge and experience to implement a variety of aquatics programs, including rules and regulations of USA Swim, care and use of equipment and how to teach swim lessons.
  • Passed WSI training and/or Lifeguard training. (Must have current cert.)
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Enforce all Club rules.
  • Daily program planning and scheduling.
  • Swim lessons – lesson plans, instruction, evaluations and promotions to next level.
  • Swim Team – scheduling team practices, skills development, off site meets.
  • Pool maintenance – maintain chemical balance, pool and deck, as well as locker rooms
  • Purchasing supplies and equipment for aquatics program.
  • 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.
  • Under supervision, execute a variety of pre-planned activities, classes and workshops.
  • Share knowledge of all activities and programs in the Club. Answer parental inquiries and stimulate interest in all programs offered.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to members.
  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative relationship with the youth, parents and volunteers.
  • Maintain records and statistical information on youth services.
  • Cooperate with other staff members.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Relationships

  • Supervision: Recruit, train and supervise assigned program staff and volunteers.
  • Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff, members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions and make recommendations.
  • External: Maintain contact with local community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in promotion of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County programs.


Music Director – Both Clubhouses

Compensation: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time, year round, 20-25 hrs per week
Hours: M – F 2:00 – 7:00pm plus some evenings and weekends for special events

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the next generation? Do you believe music is key to creativity and freedom of expression?

We are looking for a dedicated team player who will design programs that provide opportunities for education and socialization in the areas of music, studio recording and creative expression, that include but are not limited to:

  • Musicianship, theory, performance, practice and transposition
  • Promote and stimulate program participation
  • Enhance community partnerships
  • Teach individual and/ or group piano and guitar
  • Choir and/or other musical programs

This is an ideal position for a College Student Music Major who has experience working with youth ages 6-18, and has flexible hours.

Plans, promotes, implements, supervises and evaluates activities in music education and music performance programs. Recruits and provides direction for program volunteers. Responsible for the general maintenance of the music room and recording studio as well as the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments, equipment and supplies.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare Youth for Success
  • Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success.

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 Promote and stimulate program participation .
o Promote registration of new members and participate in their overall Club orientation process for new members.

Program Implementation
  • Plan, organize and implement the teaching of music lessons (primarily in guitar and piano) that cover the basic fundamentals of:

o Musicianship, theory, performance practice and transposition
o Knowledge of the instrument’s history and construct
o Ear training and rhythm techniques

  • Manage and host events pertaining to the advancement of children’s understanding of music and/or musical abilities such as recitals, talent shows, band showcases, etc.
  • Develop a comprehensive music schedule to correspond with the school calendar including holiday breaks, summer camp and Club closures.
  • Ensure program improvement by making recommendations and taking actions to improve structure, system and/or outcomes.
  • Design programs that provide opportunities for education and socialization in the area of music and creative expression.
  • Collaborate with local schools, service organizations, civic groups to promote music programs and events.
  • Coordinate activities and program 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 music program at all times.
  • Recommend requisitions of supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Monitor program expenditures within monthly program/department budget.
  • Prepare program and attendance reports, as needed, that measure member participation and quality of music program .
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.
  • Proficient technique in the practice of orchestration and/or composition.
  • Proficient in recording techniques and sound mixing.
  • Proficient in coordination and execution of P.A. system for musical and special events held throughout the year.
  • 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.