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Afterschool Licensed Childcare - Youth Development Specialist (Key Elementary School)

Company: Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Tarrant County
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Are you passionate about helping those in your community and making a lasting impact on someone's life? We are currently seeking a dedicated Youth Development Specialist who will design and facilitate high quality youth programming in the areas of STEM, music, academics, sports, and social emotional fitness. You will have the chance to form lasting relationships, encourage positive behavior, and design activities to promote overall welfare of participants, all while increasing your knowledge of social work, behavioral studies, and management skills. Accelerate your career while doing a job that truly matters, and enjoy the intrinsic rewards of helping people lead better lives.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is currently accepting applications for Youth Development Specialist. The Youth Development Specialist responsible for safety, administrative compliance branch programming and front desk operations.

Duties include but not limited to: adhering to all policies, procedures and processes; safety of members, staff, equipment, materials, and facilities; administrative compliance and reporting with accuracy; membership tracking; implementing assigned programming and activities; provide excellent customer service; build relationships; and be a positive role model.

Work sites are located in low income areas, challenging neighborhoods, and growth neighborhoods. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and at times moderate or very loud. Position requires working with large groups of youth.

At the branches, youth receive targeted services in a safe, supportive environment from staff who believe in the organization's mission. The Club experience focuses on three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Positive Citizenship.

Requirements

Education and work experience requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the health and human services field to include work with youth
  • Must meet state requirements for employment at license childcare site
    Qualifications include:
    • Available to work between the hours of 2pm-7pm Monday - Friday during school year; up to 37.5 hours per week during summer Monday - Friday
    • Ability to be a positive role model
    • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships
    • Ability to relate to at-risk youth
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification
    • Must be able to pass any and all required background screens and drug screens at any time
    • Some positions require driving company vehicle. Candidates must have satisfactory driving record and a valid driver's license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties and to be covered under the company insurance the requirement is for employee to be a minimum of age 21.

      Pay & Benefits

      Pay: $14.00 per hour

      Benefits: paid time off

      The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is an equal opportunity employer. It maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability and medical condition to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training, and termination.

      Keywords: arts, crafts, education, sports, health, fitness, physical education, PE, recreation, teen, fun, safe, social services, youth, kids, children, part time, part-time, college, social work, sociology, kinesiology, biology, psychology, non profit, not for profit, charity, charitable, day care, daycare, childcare, child care, summer, school year, after school program, after-school, BGC, boys and girls club

Keywords: Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Tarrant County, Arlington , Afterschool Licensed Childcare - Youth Development Specialist (Key Elementary School), Other , Arlington, Texas

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