Youth Development Specialist
JOB LOCATIONS: Peoria; Glendale; Avondale; Central Phoenix; West Phoenix; South Phoenix; Mesa; Chandler; Guadalupe; Tempe; Gilbert; Apache Junction
JOB TYPE: Part Time
The Youth Development Specialist is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating and supervising programs and activities for youth and/or teens.
- Facilitates programming in various areas of the Club (arts, gym, etc)
- Manages administrative duties to include: calendars, lesson plans, pre/post testing, roster keeping and participation tracking
- Transports youth and/or teens to various club locations via BGCAZ vehicles
- Ensures the safety of all members and ensures proper documentation is completed
- Assists with Federal Food program as directed
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION
- Must possess a high school diploma or equivalency certificate
- Must obtain/maintain a current CPR, First Aid, and Food Handler’s Certification (within first 90 days of employment)
- Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY and SKILLS
- Working knowledge of federal and state laws and company policies and procedures
- Ability to participates in investigations
- Ability to support the physical property and assets of the Club
- Ability to manage small and large groups of youth in various settings.
- Ability to implement effective individual behavior management
- Ability to maintain and cultivate excellent member/family and community relationships and possess excellent customer service skills
- Ability to interact effectively and communicate (in writing and orally) with a variety of youth, staff, volunteers, families, and community members.
- Ability to establish learning objectives for program and activities
- Knowledge of Youth Development service delivery
- Ability to articulate for giving, serve as an ambassador, engage in relationship building and promote philanthropy
- Ability to support the efficiency of Volunteers and future workforce needs to support volunteer program operations
WORKING CONDITIONS and DRIVING
- Travel between Boys & Girls Club of the Valley site and schools and various field trip sites as well as in the community is required. Must meet the insurance standards of Boys & Girls Club of the Valley
- Work is primarily performed in the Club and local community
- Hours are based on school calendar – evening hours are required during the school year; hours will vary during summer and school breaks; occasional weekend hours are required
- Paid Holiday & Vacation Time after 90 Days
- Waived Program Fees for Children of Staff (*additional fees may apply for special programs, i.e. sports teams)
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for counseling at no cost during life's challenges
- Access to an Identity Theft Protection service at no cost for peace of mind
- Access to employee discounts on travel, home, auto, electronics, and more.
- Sports and entertainment tickets occasionally provided at no cost when available
- Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying programs of study (i.e. youth development)
EXPECTATION of EXCELLENCE
Boys & Girls Club of the Valley supports a culture of excellence in all we do and all employees are expected to reflect these values in their daily responsibilities. To be sure we meet our obligations for high performance in all areas, we organize our goals and efforts under these five Pillars of Excellence:
Every decision and action is driven to serve our youth and teens.
We thrive on collaboration and believe we can achieve greatness together.
We lead with integrity and own our actions, decisions and commitments.
We are creative problem solvers always looking to learn and improve.
We strive for energizing integration of work and home and support a healthy lifestyle to model for our Club Kids