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Youth Development Specialists

Supervisor: Clubhouse Director
Status: Part Time & Seasonal Positions
Salary: TBD

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.
      • Promote safety of members and quality in programs at all times.
      • 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.


Club Site Director, Scotts Valley (Temporary)

Profile Source: Management Professional
Department: Administration/Program
Reports to:  Director Program Services
FLSA Status: (  ) Exempt     (X)  Non-Exempt
Salary: TBD

Primary Function

Directs and manages overall daily operations of a branch/unit/extension under the control of the organization with the primary concern for:

      • Cultivating a comprehensive, outcome-driven program and service delivery.
      • Supervises and trains staff (direct and indirect reports), handles Branch/Unit level personnel issues.
      • Manages facility including daily upkeep of premises and all program areas, general maintenance as well as supervision of larger maintenance/repair projects.
      • Develops and manages a budget in coordination with Supervisor.
      • Manages community relations including actively engaging with, and supporting a Unit Advisory Council, recruiting and managing volunteers as well as maintaining positive relationships with parents, club supporters and other outside groups.
      • Manages Branch/Unit/Extension level data collection and membership administration.


Unit/Branch Director Category:

Category C: typically manages less than 10 staff (direct and indirect) or a budget less than $200,000

Key Roles (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Leadership

      • Establish Unit or Branch programs, activities and services that prepare youth for success and create an outcome-driven Club experience that facilitates achievement of youth development outcomes.
      • Ensure a healthy, safe environment, with well-maintained facilities, equipment and supplies.
      • Recruit, manage and provide career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers.
      • Conduct regular weekly staff meetings
      • Conduct quarterly and annual staff evaluations of direct reports.

Strategic Planning

      • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate Unit or Branch overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.

Resource Management

      • Manage Unit or Branch financial resources, assisting in the development of annual budgets. Control expenditures against budget.
      • Ensure administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the Club’s physical properties and equipment, including use of facilities by outside groups. Ensure compliance with organization policies.

Partnership Development

      • Develop partnerships with parents, school districts, community leaders and organizations.

Marketing and Public Relations

      • Develop and maintain public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services and activities within the Club and the community.

Additional Responsibilities

      • Purchase or approve purchase of supplies and equipment.
      • Work with staff on special events to carry out programs in all departments.
      • Exercise authority in problems relating to members; utilize guidance and discipline plan.
      • Collaborate with other Branch/Unit Directors/Director of Program Services on programs, events and services.
      • Assume other duties as assigned.

Relationships

Internal

      • Maintain close, daily contact with Club professional staff to interpret and explain organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information.
      • Maintain contact with Branch boards.
      • Regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise, and counsel.

External:

      • Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize Club.


Skills/Knowledge Required

      • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience
      • 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, or equivalent experience
      • Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel
      • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
      • Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate staff
      • Ability to deal effectively with members including discipline problems
      • Working knowledge of budget preparation, control and management
      • Skilled at fundraising events
      • Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment

      • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.
      • Ability to work significant hours at a desk.
      • Boys & Girls Clubs are often stressful, busy, and noisy environments. Site Director is expected to work in situations where many activities take place at the same time.

DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.