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Enjoyed the many opportunities to help assist a youth with fun activities, homework, and someone to listen to their concerns.
Special Events Coordinator and Leader (Former Employee), Newport News, VAOctober 27, 2013
Pros: great trips
Cons: all positive
Overall the co-workers were great. I was able to experience certain things through donations that I wouldn't otherwise given much thought (fishing and attended race car show). A typical day at work is assuring the youth complete their homework. Patience is the key when working with adolescents as well as proper time management. However, at the end of – more... the day if the parents and the youth are smiling than that's all the enjoyment I need. – less
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Senior Game room Supervisor
PROGRAM FACILTATOR/INSTRUCTOR (Former Employee), Fort LauderdaleOctober 24, 2013
Assist with other Boys & Girls Club activities and events as assigned
Participate in staff meetings and conferences
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volunteer
Volunteer (Former Employee), Harrisonburg, VAOctober 12, 2013
great place tovolunteer while in college. looks great on resume
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Safe Friendly Fun Environment
Director (Former Employee), Columbus, MSOctober 9, 2013
Busy Fun Oversee day to day programs at Clubhouse
Learn to be dependable
Club house were ran with discipline and order everyone staff and member work together as a team. Community supported the Director and club Had the opportunity to work with youth in the community
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very positive work place
Resident Services (Former Employee), Providence, RISeptember 19, 2013
Pros: very fun and great place for community children
Cons: budget cuts that lead to unemployment
Monitoring youth teens ages 13-18 assisting with homework, monitored there online activities, implemented monthly activities. the hardest part of the job was dealing with conflicts that accured that resulted in physical fights among teens..The best part of the job was getting a chance to be a positive remodel in the teens daily life.
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very productive place to work
Volunteer (Former Employee), Val Verde, CASeptember 17, 2013
Making a Difference in a child's life knowing you can be a mentor and understand the child's need.
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Bookkeeper/ Supervisor (Former Employee), ITTA BENA, MSSeptember 12, 2013
I HAD TO WATCH A CLASS OF MAYBE 15 STUDENTS AS THEY GOT OUT OF SCHOOL. WE ATE AND DID HOMEWORK. DID DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES TO KEEP THEM BUSY. I HAD TO SEE WHO WAS COMING AND GOING WITH THE PARENTS AND STUDENTS. GOOD START AT COLLEGE.
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A Very Fun and Educational Experience!
Program Instructor (Current Employee), Chicago Heights, ILSeptember 12, 2013
Pros: free trips!
Working for the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago has been a very fun end adventurous experience not on for me as the staff but for the children and the parents we deal with on a everyday basis!
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it is a good place to bring your kids.
custodial work (Current Employee), Philadelphia, PASeptember 11, 2013
Pros: free healthy snacks, assistance with homework if need to.
Cons: salary raise are not provided as scheduled.
The Boys and Girls Club is an excellent place for kids to come to. children have the avantage to do homework,interact with other children. Get healthy snacks.
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Productive and fun working with students of various ages
PROGRAM SPECIALIST (Former Employee), Naples, FLSeptember 11, 2013
Cons: was in florida and i relocated back to new york
Was responsible for teaching students wellness programs, helping with after school homework, updating files, organizing trips, picking students up from school, as well as multiple duties that pertained to this position.
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Productive, Fun workplace
Program Assistant (Former Employee), Napa, CASeptember 10, 2013
Pros: helping kids out
Cons: not enough hours
I actually liked working for this company. I found out that the Boys and Girls Club Help Millions of Children everyday. I loved being apart of that Movement,
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Good, fulfilling work, friendly environment, everyone is extremely kind and patient. It is a great place to work!
Summer program staff/ supervisior (Former Employee), London, ONSeptember 9, 2013
Pros: morally fulfilling work, you know that what you are doing is good for the community, the fun kids and co workers
Cons: no compensation for volunteers but starting pay could be better, but it is non-profit, and to work with a bunch of kids, you need to put your full attention on them all day, keep your eyes open on them all day and prepare to handle a lot of arguments and conflicts, that will make you exhausted at the end of the day for sure
Management is great, and working there helped me find new and creative ways to reach the students. When I first started, and was having trouble, my manager (who left soon after) literally told me "Just do what you think is right!', when asked for advice. The atmosphere was beautiful! Organization & good communication are key in order to be successful. – more... Kids and co workers were extremely friendly and fun to work with. – less
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fulling job with childern
Child Development Leader (Former Employee), Meridian, MSAugust 30, 2013
It was very nice to work with the kids. My coworkers were almost like family.
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Great Place to WORK
Data Entry (Carson Academy) (Current Employee), Milwaukee, WIAugust 20, 2013
Pros: n/a
Cons: n/a
Working for the Boys & Girls Club is a very good place to work and have a person grow within the organization.
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Fun Work place
Youth Counselor (Former Employee), Trenton, NJAugust 19, 2013
Pros: snacks, trips, events
Cons: no breaks, longer hours
A typical work day for me was always interesting. I learned new things from the children. They taught me new dances, beats, games, etc. The management was very good, there was rarely any chaios. My co-workers were nice, they helped out whenever their help was needed, no hesitation. The hardest part of the job was dealing with stubborn children and parents. – more... The most enjoyable part of the job was seeing the kids have fun n run until their tired. – less
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After school aide
Debbie Bond, Supervisor (Former Employee), Seward, AlaskaAugust 16, 2013
I enjoyed helping the kids with their homework and teaching them new games in the gym or outside. I enjoy working with people of all ages.
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babysitting
Youth Worker (Former Employee), Kansas City, KSAugust 16, 2013
take care of kids was fun i really learn alots. my management was the great worker with me
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Do the job to give back to the kids
Sports Coordinator (Former Employee), Austin, TXAugust 13, 2013
Pros: fun with kids, making a difference in the community
Cons: dont want to knock a organization like this
working at the boys and girls club is more about getting paid to volunteer, its not really a job you look to if you want to pay your bills.
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Safe environment for children to go and gain eduation& stability because they may not have that at home.
Lead Teacher (Former Employee), Milwaukee, WIAugust 9, 2013
Pros: being able to help others (children) accomplish their goals.
Cons: dealing with the different personalities
Come in set up classroom, go get the children, take attendance, follow daily schedule, and Enjoy my day.
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Nice active place with youth gym
Intern (Current Employee), Jersey City, NJAugust 8, 2013
A lot of activities for youth and field trips every other day

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