Are you motivated to make a difference in the lives of children? Do you have the skills and dedication to join our team at the Boys & Girls Club? If so, we invite you to apply ASAP.
If you're looking to find fulfilling, meaningful work and the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of children as a capable and caring mentor, look no further. This position is available from August through the end of the school year, with the possibility of summer work at one of the summer camps.
Join a fun team and do something you love in an organization with lots of room to grow! We are looking for individuals with youth development experience to help implement educational, enrichment, and recreational activities on a part-time basis between the hours of 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Prepare Youth for Success
1.Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes that:
-Promotes and stimulates program participation through the delivery of age-appropriate day-to-day activities in accordance with established program expectations.
-Assists in orientating new members to the Club's daily scheduling and program expectations (Be Safe, Be Kind, and Take Care).
-Provides guidance, role modeling, and constructive feedback to members to promote development and skill building in program area(s).
-Demonstrates leadership through consistent use of safety and licensing best practices to ensure proper conduct and safety of members.
-Continuously accounts for the members in their assigned group by name, face, and written attendance.
-Oversees and assists in cleaning, organizing, and maintaining program space and upkeep.
Program Development, Implementation and Supervision
2.Effectively implements and administers programs, services, and activities for members.
3.Monitors and evaluates programs, services, and activities to ensure Club and child safety, quality programs, and good appearance of the branch/site at all times. Ensures that program areas are safe, well-ventilated, and well lit; and that Club equipment is maintained in a good working condition.
4.Ensures the evaluation of Club programs continually, including tracking outcome metrics; verifies that programs/activities respond to member needs and addresses their gender and cultural diversity.
5.Responsible for documenting any problems or issues that may arise on a day-to-day basis through the use of injury/incident reports.
6.Responsible for communicating with child care licensing and DCYF when applicable.
7.Participates in special programs and/or events such as all-staff training days.
8.Participates in staff meetings.
9.Facilitates open and effective, professional verbal and written communication with families, staff, and members.
10.Other duties as assigned.
·High school diploma or GED.
·Must be 18 years of age or older and have a minimum of 600 hours working in a school-age program.
·Must have documentation of at least 3 credits in child development, education, recreation, or another field of study focused on children, awarded by a regionally accredited college or university.
·Employees that are 19 years of age may be assigned to the senior program.
·Knowledge of youth development.
·Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
·Ability to communicate with parents/guardians.
·Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
·Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
·Must obtain CPR and First Aid Certifications in order to meet Bureau of Childcare licensing requirements.
·Occasional travel for meetings/ trainings, etc. may be required.
·May be asked to drive Club van/short bus occasionally. (21 plus years of age only)
·Must possess a safe driving record and submit a copy of such record to either the Operations Director or human resources department.
·All of the candidates that are offered a job with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire will have to submit for an FBI fingerprint background check and submit to a background check through the State of NH Criminal Records Dept. and FirstAdvantage. Note: The State of NH Childcare Licensing Bureau may prohibit you from being employed by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire should there be a disqualifying finding on your criminal record. In addition, even if the State of NH reviews your records and allows you to work at the Club, we still reserve the right to determine your employment status.
·This organization has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and will not tolerate mistreatment or abuse in its programs. Any mistreatment or abuse by an employee will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment and cooperation with law enforcement.
Please visit www.nhyouth.org. to learn more about our organization.
Non-exempt, hourly position.
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.
This job description is subject to change at the discretion of the Executive Director, Board, or organizational needs.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central and Northern New Hampshire provides early learning, after-school programs, summer day camps, and basketball leagues to 2500 youth throughout the central and northern New Hampshire. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who most need us, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. We offer a safe place to belong, caring adult mentors and programs covering everything from academics and leadership development to physical fitness and healthy habits.