Youth Development Associate

Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley Vestal , NY 13850

Posted 3 months ago



CORE VALUES: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley needs dynamic, flexible people who are ignited by the idea of Igniting Greatness in the youth we serve. The success of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley depends on each and every employee's commitment to and demonstration of a set of core values and beliefs:

  • We meet the needs of kids

  • We connect with the community around us

  • We recognize the value & potential in those around us

  • We expect the best

  • We invest in our people

  • We change lives and can prove it


  • Plans, implements, supervises, and evaluates activities provided within multiple program areas following all licensing requirements.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Program Development and Implementation

  • Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities for members and visitors

  • Utilize programs that are fun and engaging to the members in your area

  • Monitor and evaluate programs to ensure safety of members

  • Maintain a ratio of staff to members at 1:17

  • Plan, post, and follow a weekly lesson plan

Program Supervision

  • Provide active supervision continually interacting with all members and providing motivation and encouragement

  • Discipline members fairly, consistently, and only according to established policies and procedures

  • Ensures a productive work environment by participating in staff meetings and collaborating with the club team

  • Provide supervision in various program areas

Prepare Youth for Success

  • Know the Youth Development Strategy- Instill in youth a sense of Belonging, Usefulness, Influence and Competence (BUIC).

  • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development

  • Outcomes:

  • promote and stimulate program participation

  • create opportunities for development of strengths and competencies

  • provide guidance and role modeling to members

Additional Responsibilities

  • May participate in special programs and/or events

  • May be required to be a monitor on the bus

  • May be required to help out in multiple areas as needed

  • Clean area and bathrooms as needed at the end of day

  • Completes trainings as required by licensing agency: of employment and 18 hours each additional year


  • Dependability proven ability to complete all tasks as assigned in an organized manner

  • Ensures appropriate responses to all organizational correspondence using brand appropriate language and logos

  • Dedication to service demonstrated regular Attendance/Punctuality and an ability to learn and develop new skills

  • Commitment and attitude that personifies a positive attitude at all times and the ability to multi-task

  • Professionalism in appearance, ensuring that dress is professional and appropriate for function/situation based on organizational dress code policies

  • Specific Individual measurable outcomes as determined by supervisor



  • High School diploma or GED

  • Experience working with children

  • Knowledge of youth development

  • Knowledge of Department of Education/ DHS Licensing Requirements

  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems

  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth

  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment

  • Must be flexible and be able to work well with other team members and volunteers

  • Ability to multitask

  • Problem solving skills

  • Must become CPR and First Aid Certified


  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

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

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


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, not to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

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