SUMMARY: The Part-Time Youth Development Associate implements exciting activities and lessons to youth to promote out-of-school learning opportunities in a fun and safe environment.
Implements programs and activities in areas such as tutoring, technology, games, health, recreation, arts and crafts, etc. for youth of all ages.
Develop and follow weekly lesson plans under the direction of Program and Education Directors. Post weekly plans for parents/guardians and youth.
Promote participation in activities. Identify alternative activities that correspond with weekly lesson plans to promote engagement in all youth.
Supervise and monitor program areas to ensure safety of members.
Participate in staff meetings and collaborate with Club team.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of the Club per state and company standards
Provide meals to youth per United States Department of Agriculture standards
Provide mild disciplinary action to youth
Supervise youth on school buses
Attend Club programs, activities, field trips, and other special events.
Create bulletin boards for youth
Orient volunteers to the Club, youth, and service opportunities. Oversee volunteers serving within the Club
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent conflict resolution skills.
Ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations.
Ability to effectively collaborate, staff, directors, youth, and the community.
Ability to meet the needs of youth of all ages and backgrounds and to modify lesson plans to meet individual needs.
Efficiently use standard office equipment such as printers, fax machines, and phones
Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds.
Ability to remain active and energetic for 6+ hours.
18+ years of age
High school diploma or GED required
1-2 years of experience with youth preferred
Must pass local, state, and national criminal background checks
Must pass initial drug screening and subsequent drug tests
CPR Certification (certification offered by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley post-hire)
Passion for children!
Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley