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. Learn more by emailing us at We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Athletics Director – Downtown Clubhouse

Department: Program
Supervisor: Downtown Clubhouse Director
Status: Non-Exempt, 35 hours per week
Salary: $23-$24 per hour
Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance; 401k with employer match (after 1 year); 10 paid holidays and 15 days of PTO per year; access to free afterschool and out-of-school programs for your children.


The Athletics Director is responsible for the overall management, planning, coordination, and implementation of dynamic physical activity, sports, health and fitness programs within the Boys & Girls Club. This role involves planning and executing programs, events, and services, while ensuring a positive experience for all participants. These include running daily afterschool and summer physical activity programs, a basketball league that serves approximately 350 youth members per year, and additional programs and/or sports leagues based on the needs and interests of youth in our community. The Athletics Director trains and supervises assigned staff and volunteers for various programming activities, and is responsible for general maintenance of the Athletics program area/supplies.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management:

Develop, plan, and execute a range of athletic programs, leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics, and other related activities. Coordinate practice schedules, games, and events, ensuring efficient use of the facilities and resources in coordination with other programs.
Develop and post weekly and monthly athletics program calendar. Promote and market athletics programs to Club members and local families via assembly, announcements, bulletin boards, flyers, online outreach and posted schedules. Update and maintain bulletin boards to be informative and attractive.
● Implement proven youth development strategies and create a stable, supportive environment for children and teens ages 5 to 18. Specially designed programs concentrate on developing self-esteem, good health and social responsibility among Boys & Girls Club members, in alignment with our priority outcome areas of Character & Leadership Development, Healthy Lifestyles, and Academic Success.
● Collaborate with fellow club professionals on cross-curricular programming, ensuring that athletics programs align with overall Clubhouse goals and schedules. Partner with staff at other Clubhouse locations to coordinate occasional intra-clubhouse programs.

Staff Supervision and Development:

Recruit, hire, train, and supervise volunteers within the athletic department, leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics, and other related activities.

Participant Experience:

Plan, organize and implement daily athletic, health and fitness programs for youth ages 5-18 years old during our afterschool and summer programs.
Ensure a safe, inclusive, and enjoyable experience for all participants, regardless of skill level or background.
Address participant inquiries, concerns, and feedback promptly and professionally.
Implement strategies to enhance participant retention and satisfaction.

Facility and Equipment Management:

Maintain a clean, organized, and safe facility conducive to athletic activities.
Manage inventory of equipment, uniforms, and other supplies, and coordinate repairs or replacements as needed.

Communication and Marketing:

Ability to communicate athletic program details, schedules, and updates to participants, volunteers, and parents through various channels
Develop ways to increase program visibility to attract new participants.
Effectively and professionally communicate with parents regarding their child(rens) successes and challenges.

Financial Oversight:

Work with the Clubhouse Director on program pricing and budget management for athletic programs.

Event Coordination:

Plan and oversee the logistics of all athletic events, such as end of the season tournaments, clinics, and any camps.
Oversee game day set-up and operations, including managing any volunteers within the program area.

Data Recording and Reporting::

Ensure that all participants are being recorded in the Club system for accurate attendance and reporting.

Knowledge and Qualifications

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.
Demonstrated ability to creatively plan, coordinate, organize, implement and evaluate a wide range of quality athletics programs for youth. Strong knowledge of sports rules and regulations, techniques, skills, and strategies.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other programs/organizations, partners and/or contractors 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 behavior challenges.
Ability to interact professionally and effectively with parents, community partners and members of the general public.
Proficiency in using software for scheduling, communication, and data recording.
Mandatory CPR and First Aid certifications (training is available).
Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus.
Ability to problem solve and navigate unexpected situations.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.
Ability to work significant hours on their feet, including afterschool, evenings and weekends.
Boys & Girls Clubs are often energetic, busy, and noisy environments. The Athletic Director will work in situations where many activities are taking place at once.


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


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.