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Youth Development Professional

  • Hudson Valley
  • Location:
  • The Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle 79 Seventh Street New Rochelle, New York, 10801 Google Maps

  • Region : Hudson Valley
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 19
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 08/29/2022-06/27/2023
  • Number of Available Positions: 18
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 15Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Bus Train Car
  • Minimum Education: High School/ GED
  • 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:

    OUR MISSION: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

     

    TITLE:                                                                    Youth Development Professional (YDP)

    REPORTS TO:                                                     Unit/Site/Clubhouse Director

    STATUS:                                                               Non-Exempt

    JOB SUMMARY:
    Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor or his/her designee, a YDP plans, implements, and supervises programs and activities in structured, specialized program spaces. Specialized content areas include: Education, Social Recreation, Cultural Arts, Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Recreation, and STEM.

     

    AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
    Prepare Youth for Success Facilitate lesson plans for the youth

    • Promote program participation
    • Provide guidance and role modeling to youth
    • Provide a safe environment through clear rules and expectations
    • Provide homework assistance and high yield fun learning activities during Power Hour.
    • Help set up materials and redirect youth when appropriate
    • Assist youth Development Specialist during programming

    Supervision & Safety

    • Ensure a productive and collaborative work environment by participating in planned staff meetings and training.
    • Inspect program areas daily or any safety precautions prior to youth entering area.
    • Monitor youth while in unstructured program areas.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • May organize and/or participate in special events.
    • Demonstrate a high standard of professionalism, effective communication, personal motivation, and interpersonal skills with members, peers, supervisors, parents, volunteers and the general public.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    RELATIONSHIPS:

    Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club youth, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines and instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.

    External: Support external contact as instructed with community groups, schools, member’s parents, public stakeholders and others as directed by supervisor. Maintain a good reputation and moral conduct outside of work, in the community and on social media networks.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    This position may involve lifting, bending, standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, reaching, and grasping. Must be able to demonstrate and/or describe activities to youth. This position works around youth and adults with moderate exposure to noise. This position will work both indoors and outdoors.

     

  • How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention ofJburns@bgcnr.org New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Jahday Burns
  • Required Skills/Experience:

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

    • High school diploma or GED, some higher education strongly preferred.
    • Experience in youth development, human development, recreation, education or related field.
    • Must pass National Criminal Background Check and OCFS Clearance.
    • Experience in working with youth, experience with groups of youth preferred.
      • Ability to motivate youth, manage behavior problems, and keep youth engaged in activities.
      • Ability to be consistent and encourage honesty, responsibility, fairness, sportsmanship and respect for all involved.
      • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
      • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for groups of youth.
    • Ability to be flexible and adapt in a work environment that changes often.
    • CPR and First AID Certifications preferred, required within 6 months of hired date.

     

     

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