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Youth Development Professional / After-school Counselor

  • Capital Region
  • Location:
  • BGCCA after-school program (School District Based) 21 Delaware ave Albany , NY, 12210 Google Maps

  • Region : Capital Region
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 09/13/2022
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 20Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Bus
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivalen
  • Job Description:

    Job Title: Youth Development Profesional (YDP)

    Department: After-school Program 

    Reports to: Site Coordinator 

    Location: Varies, Albany Elementary Schools (New Scotland, Pine Hills, Delaware Community, Eagle Point, Albany School of Humanities)

    Schedule: Monday-Friday  ( 2/3 pm – 6/7 pm)

    Salary: $13.50/hour


    KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities): 

    Program Delivery

    • Deliver Boys and Girls Club programs to club members in a fun and engaging manner. 
    • Receive lesson plans from Site Director and implement them during enrichment activity time. 
    • Maintain open lines of communication with other Youth Development Professionals, Site Coordinators, and club members.

    Leadership and Supervision

    • Oversee, support, and manage club members during program hours. 
    • Participate in periodical staff meetings and training as required.
    • Co-deliver enrichment activities and programs with Youth Specialists.  

    Risk Management and Maintenance 

    • Ensure program areas are in compliance by understanding and implementing BGCCA and school district regulations for School Age-Child Care,
    • Assist in maintaining inventories of all program equipment and supplies; ensure all related supplies and equipment are maintained in good order (cleanliness and upkeep of Program Area after usage)

    Health and Saftey

    • Ensure the health and safety of students and staff, by ensuring program areas are safe with evacuation and emergency procedures posted and first aid kits accessible.
    • Conduct daily club member health checks and file incident reports to Site Director.
    • Complete Foundations in Health & Safety training and Mandated Reporter training. 


  • Required Skills/Experience:


    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
    • Background Check Clearance
    • Criminal Conviction Clearance
    • Physical and PPD Test
    • Possession of a valid photo ID


    • Experience in working with the youth
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
    • Principles related to the development of youth between 4 and 13 years of age


    The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse workforce. Persons from diverse backgrounds, including communities of color, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ+ community, are encouraged to apply. 

  • How to Apply:

Using the link below or Submit resume to the attention ofdthornton@bgccapitalarea.org New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Devaunte Thornton
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