Youth Development Professional (YDP):
Richland & Pasco

Status: Part-time/Non-exempt

Starting Wage: $11.50-13.33/Hour DOQ/DOE

Hours: Before & After School- Richland programs open at 6:00am, Pasco at 6:30 am. Both close at 6:00pm.

Our MissionTo empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.


General Description

Under the supervision of the Site Coordinator, the Youth Development Professional is responsible for creating and helping implement a variety of programs in the areas of the Arts, Health and Life Skills, Character and Leadership Development, Education and Career Development, and Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. Youth Development Professionals visibly enjoy working with children and create an environment that is safe and fun while helping members build confidence and skills. The Youth Development Professional fosters positive relationships with children, families, staff, and community members.

Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to remain poised, positive, and energetic in a busy work environment.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Currently enrolled in or possessing a high school education or higher.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Previous experience working with youth preferred.

Job Functions

  • Plans and implements activities for youth that give them a sense of belonging, usefulness, influence, and competence utilizing existing curriculum from Boys & Girls Clubs of America in addition to local initiatives.
  • Works with the Site Coordinator to set up community relationships which benefit the Club and its members.
  • Establishes a program setting that ensures the health and safety of members.
  • Promotes and markets programs to Club members.
  • Ensure that all licensing regulations are being followed.
  • Contributes to the creation of the Club’s overall climate for youth development and success.
  • Outreach and recruitment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Process

  • Send resume and cover letter to: chandra@greatclubs.org
  • Positions close as filled
  • Successful applicants will be asked to interview ASAP

Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties is an Equal Opportunity Employer.