Youth Development Professional

Boys and Girls Club of Alpena
Alpena, MI 49707
From $16.50 an hour - Part-time

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Pay

  • From $16.50 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • 4 hour shift
  • Afternoon shift
  • Evening shift

Location

Alpena, MI 49707

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  • Paid time off

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Youth Development Professional

Now hiring difference makers! Youth Development Staff

Plan and lead a variety of activities in areas such as Academic Success, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, Outdoor/Environment, and Physical Education for Club members.

Job Title: Youth Development Professional
Department: Program
Reports To: Director of Operations
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Plan and lead a variety of activities within a specific program area, such as Academic Success, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, Outdoor/Environment and Physical Education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of positive youth development:
-Promotes and stimulate program participation;
-Provides guidance and role modeling to members.
-Focus on maintaining a safe, positive atmosphere for all youth.
-Exhibits a warm, concerned attitude toward youth that uses a positive approach in dealing
with individuals as well as groups of children.
2. Effectively plan and lead programs, services and a variety of activities for members.
3. Participates as an active, positive team member with supervisor, other staff, volunteers and members at all times by communicating effectively.
4. Completes program planners in a timely manner including new, fun and inviting program ideas for the designated area(s).
5. Be aware of safety procedures for fire, tornado, lock down, etc.
6. Ensures a productive work environment by participating in staff meetings.
7. Plans and leads special programs and/or events at site.
8. Responsible for care and maintenance of program equipment, supplies and facility including daily clean up and proper use.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
1. Ability to relate well with children in Boys & Girls Club group environment.
2. Ability to be flexible, adaptable and mobile when supervising groups of children.
3. Is aware of Boys & Girls Club policies and will abide by them.
4. Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
5. Effectively communicate with staff and with children of all ages.

EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE
Experience: Must be 18 years of age; one to three months of experience
working with children preferred

FUNDAMENTAL RELATIONSHIPS
Maintains close, daily contact with Club members and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues and explain guidelines/ instructions. Maintains positive relations with school personnel the general public and member families at all times.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Visual: Normal acuity required daily for making color distinction, depth of sight, 2 hours
Communication: Able to express thoughts and ideas in an accurate and understandable manner through verbal and written format with internal and external contacts 3 hours per day
Movement: Ability to maneuver within work site 4-5 hours per day
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing/Carrying: Able to comfortably move and manipulate up to 25 lbs of weight up to 4 hours per day
Finger Dexterity: Have hand movement and finger dexterity to operate office equipment such as computer, fax, phone, copier up to 1 hour a day

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $16.50 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 30 per week

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 4 hour shift
  • Afternoon shift
  • After school
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • youth serving: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Alpena, MI 49707: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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