Teen Development Specialist

Boys & Girls Club Of Greater Scottsdale Scottsdale , AZ 85250

Posted 3 months ago


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.

Resource Management

  • 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.

Partnership Development

  • Collaborate with parents, community leaders and other agencies to develop and provide service to Teens.

Marketing and Public Relations

  • Maintain good public relations and increase visibility of Club programs, services and activities.


  • 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.


  • Must be able to move quickly to keep up with youth.

  • Must be able to remain alert and energetic for 8 hours or more

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