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Youth Development Professional

  • Capital Region
  • Location:
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady 104 Education Dr. Schenectady, New York, 12303 Google Maps

  • Region : Capital Region
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 01/03/2023-08/31/2023
  • Number of Available Positions: 5
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Bus
  • Minimum Education: High school or equivalent
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater) Community Service/Service Learning Computers/Technology Health/Nutrition Leadership/Mentoring Sports/Recreation/Fitness
  • Job Description:

    The Youth Development Professional has delegated responsibility from the Unit Director and or Program Director for the implementation of programs and activities. The programs and activities will involve children within a specific area, such as Education, Special Education, Social Recreation, Health & Life Skills, Arts and Crafts, and Physical Education. These programs will focus on youth development by providing a sense of competence, a sense of usefulness, a sense of belonging, and a sense of power and ownership.

    The Youth Development Professional will maintain an open line of communication with club staff, volunteers and supervisors regarding program concerns or progress, and issues pertaining to youth.

  • Required Skills/Experience:

    Prepare Youth for Success

    · Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes Promote and stimulate program participation. Register new members and participate in club orientation process

    · Provide guidance and role modeling to all members

    · Provide members with instruction, encouragement, and constructive feedback on their progress

    Establish a program setting that insures the health and safety of members

    · Educate members on how to understand and follow the standards and positive interaction in the club

    · Keep all work areas neat and clean

    · Seek help and assistance with children from other professional staff as needed

    Program Development and Implementation

    · Effectively implement and administer programs, services, and activities for members.

    · Implementation of National Boys & Girls Club Programs

    · Monitor and evaluate programs, services, and activities to ensure safety of members and quality in programs an appearance of the Clubhouse at all times. Prepare activity reports.

    · Participate in Youth Development Trainings

    · Lifting in excess of 45lbs will be required at times.

  • To the Attention of : Faatih Rasul
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