Careers at BGCSCC

Whether you love playing basketball, have a passion for the arts, or simply enjoy helping others, there’s a role for you at the Club. By joining our team, you can make lifelong memories, earn money doing what you love, and make a difference for youth in our community. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

– Education Director
– Youth Development Specialist
– Downtown Front Desk Representative
– Art Director
– Teen Director

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


 

Education Director – Live Oak Clubhouse

Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Full Time 35-40 hrs/wk
Salary: $19 – $20/hr
Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance; 401k with employer match; 10 paid holidays and 15 days of PTO per year; access to free afterschool and out-of-school programs for your children.

Job Description

The Education Director plans, implements, and supervises education support programs and activities provided within the Club. The Education Director trains and supervises assigned volunteers for homework assistance and the Power Hour program, and is responsible for general maintenance of the Education program area.

Key Responsibilities

Plans, develops, evaluates and implements education programs and activities that prepare youth for success. Surveys members’ interest in programs, tracks member program participation and program outcomes; works with Clubhouse Director to plan and implement changes to improve results.
Develops and posts weekly and monthly education program calendar. Promotes and markets education programs to Club members via assembly, announcements, bulletin boards, flyers, and posted schedules. Updates and maintains bulletin boards to be informative and attractive.
Ensures programs are gender inclusive and are sensitive to cultural diversity. Implements monthly activities/events/celebrations of cultural holidays and traditions (for example Dia de los Muertos, Black History Month, Chinese New Year, Cinco de May, Women in Sports, etc).
Implements proven youth development strategies and creates a stable, supportive environment for children and teens ages 6 to 18. Specially designed programs concentrate on developing job readiness, study skills, self-esteem, good health and social responsibility among Boys & Girls Club members.
Coordinates all education/homework assistance volunteers. Keeps accurate records on volunteers’ time in program with daily sign-in & out logs. Works with local colleges/university and high schools to recruit volunteers.
Develops relationship with local elementary and middle schools to keep up to date on school assignments, homework, text books, and members’ progress.

Skills/Knowledge Required

A minimum of three years work experience in a youth serving organization or school at a professional level planning and implementing activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
College degree in Education or related field.
● Teaching credential preferred.
● Demonstrated ability to creatively plan, coordinate, organize, implement and evaluate a quality youth program directly and through collaborations and contractors.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other programs/organizations to deliver quality programs to Club members and potential members.
Experience working with children and knowledge of youth development.
Ability to motivate youth and manage challenging behavior.
Ability to interact positively and politely with the general public.
Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
Mandatory CPR and First Aid certifications.
Ability to speak Spanish fluently a plus.

TO APPLY

If this position sounds like a fit, we want to hear from you! Please email your cover letter and resume to maia@boysandgirlsclub.info.


Youth Development Specialists

Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time & Seasonal Positions
Salary: $15.00 – $16.50 / hour
Benefits: 24 hours of paid sick leave per year; access to free afterschool and out-of-school programs for your children.

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:
Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
● 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.
● 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 one year 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.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

TO APPLY

If this position sounds like a fit, we want to hear from you! Please email your cover letter and resume to maia@boysandgirlsclub.info.


Bilingual Front Desk Representative

Salary: $16-18/hr
Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time (20-25 hours/week)

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.


Teen Services Coordinator

Compensation: $17 – $19 / hour, benefits negotiable
Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time (25 hours/week)

Job Overview

Is responsible for implementation, development, organization, supervision and evaluation of programs for teens between the ages of 13-18. Works collaboratively with Unit Directors and Youth Development Directors.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership
  • Contribute to the development of the overall development goals and manages the implementation as it relates to the Teen Service Areas.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs within the Club and community.
  • Support the organization’s mission and principles.
  • Ensure an environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes.
  • Ensure programs, services and activities that support youth development outcomes.
  • Ensure establishment of and adherence to policies and procedures.
Resource Management
  • Manage the budget and financial resources in the areas of recommendations for expenditures; control of expenditures against the budget and ensure the maintenance of financial records as it relates to Teen programs and services.
  • Recruit, select and manage volunteers within Teen programs and services.
  • Develops a preventative maintenance plan to ensure a healthy and safe environment.
Program Implementation
  • Ensure program planning, development, implementation and evaluation, creating a diverse program curriculum.
  • Programs to include the five core service areas with special interest in education & career development and leadership development.
  • Provide statistical information on youth service establishing outcome measurement criteria for programs provided.
Health and Safety
  • Ensure a healthy and safe environment by supervising members in program areas.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by ensuring that all supplies, equipment, and facilities are in good working order.
  • Maintain inventory and control of all equipment, supplies, etc. assigned to department and keep in good working order.
  • Supervision
  • Recruit, train and supervise assigned program volunteers and staff.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Teen services are not limited to existing facilities and may extend to outreach services, including Juvenile Department of Corrections.
  • Responsible for developing flyers, PSA’s, school visits, etc…for the purpose of recruitment of said Teens.
  • Informal counseling of Teens and referrals to other agencies.
  • Assume various duties, tasks and responsibilities as deemed necessary by supervisors.
  • May be required to drive Club van/vehicles.
Relationships
  • Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff, Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; 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 programs.
Skills/Knowledge Required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or minimum of two years related experience in planning and implementing youth/teen programs.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.

Creative Arts Director

Compensation: $16 – $18 / hour, benefits negotiable
Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time (30-35 hours/week)

Job Overview

Engage excitement and passion for the Arts by facilitating and supervising activities and classes in arts & crafts and fine arts. This position utilizes Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s creative/fine arts program models and resources. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to teach using a variety of media and techniques and have previous experience working with youth in an art based or classroom setting, and collaborate with our local schools and other community partners.

Afterschool program hours: M, T, Th, 2:00pm-7:00pm & W, F 12:30pm-7:00pm.
Summer program hours: M-F 7:00am – 6:00pm.
Occasional weekend and evening events.

Key Responsibilities

  • General maintenance of the Creative Arts Program including supplies and equipment.
  • Collection and entry of relevant data.
  • Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities and classes.
  • Providing hands-on Arts experiences.
  • Maintaining a clean, safe environment.

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.