Is responsible for implementation, development, organization, supervision and evaluation of programs for teens between the ages of 13-18. Works collaboratively with Branch Managers, Youth Development Supervisors.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Contributes to the development of the overall development goals and manages the implementation as it relates to the Teen Service areas.
Provide leadership and direction to ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs within the Club and community:
Support the organization's mission and principles;
Ensure an environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes;
Ensure programs, services and activities that support youth development outcomes;
Ensure establishment of and adherence to policies and procedures.
Develop and manages the budget and financial resources in the areas of recommendations for expenditures; control of expenditures against the budget and ensure the maintenance of financial records as it relates to the Teen Center.
Recruit, select and manage staff. Establish performance goals that are consistent with organizational goals.
Develops a preventative maintenance plan to ensure a healthy and safe environment.
Recruit, manage and provide career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers. Conduct regular staff meetings.
Program and Service Management
Ensure program planning, development, implementation and evaluation. Evaluating a diverse program curriculum.
Programs to include the five core service areas with special interest in education & career development and leadership development.
Provide statistical information on youth service establishing outcome measurement criteria for programs provided.
Marketing and Public Relations
Teen services not limited to existing facilities and may extend to outreach services.
Responsible for developing flyers, PSA's, school visits, etcfor the purpose of recruitment of said Teens.
Informal counseling of Teens and referrals to other agencies.
Supervise the Career Prep Specialist/Manager.
Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.
External: Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving problems.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation Administration, Social Work, Family Studies or related fields or equivalent experience in a related field.
A minimum of three to five years experience in the field of Youth Development or related fields of Youth Development or equivalent experience.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate staff.
Certified in CPR and Basic First Aid.
Participation in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Academy, preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be able to move quickly to keep up with youth.
Must be able to remain alert and energetic for 8 hours or more
Boys & Girls Club Of Greater Scottsdale