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Teen Development Specialist - Passaic

Company: Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic
Location: Passaic
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About usThe mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.The Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic offers a safe, wholesome after school environment for kids age 5 through 18 to have fun and learn. During summer months, a day camp is offered.Our professional staff and team of dedicated volunteers deliver a comprehensive array of high quality educational, social, and recreational programs.Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.POSITION TITLE: Teen Development Specialist - PassaicREPORTS TO: Director of Teen ProgramsLocation: 14 Hudson StreetHours: Monday to Friday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pmJOB SUMMARY: The Teen Development Specialist plans, implements, and supervises teen members, and evaluates activities and outcomes within a specific program area, supporting our priority outcomes areas of Academic Success, College and Career Readiness, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character and Citizenship.POSITION TYPE: Part-timeKEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities): Prepare Teens for SuccessCreate an environment that facilitates the achievement of Teen Development OutcomesPromote & stimulate program participationProvide guidance and role modeling to members to assure conduct, safety and development of all members.Program Development and ImplementationEffectively implement, facilitate and administer programs, services and activities for teens.Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure Club and teen safety, quality and good appearance of the branch at all times. Track and assess outcomes through periodic activity reportsEnsure a productive work environment by participating in weekly unit staff meetingsProvide support for teen education through homework help, career and college readiness programs.Ensure the physical and emotional health and safety of Teen members at all times.Responsible for creating and upholding behavior standards and consequences for teens throughout the Club.Promote and stimulate program participation; while ensuring the five key elements for positive teen development occur daily: fun, supportive relationships, safe and positive environment, opportunities and expectations and recognition.Help maintain facilities and equipment to ensure a productive and clean work environment, reporting major issues to supervisor.Maintain close professional contact with all staff members, supervisor, and volunteers to communicate on Club operations and the needs of members. Program Implementation:Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities.Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the unit at all times.Work with Club staff to prepare periodic activity reports and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area.Assist with food service in the Club, following all Food Bank/Health Dept. safe food handling protocolsAdditional Responsibilities as neededQualifications:High School graduate or GEDAt least one year of experience in similar youth program preferredAbility to motivate youth and manage behavior problemsDemonstrated ability to deal with the general publicAbility to implement quality programs for youthAbility to organize and supervise members in a safe environmentMandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.Must pass background checkActs with a high degree of professionalism and has a good work ethicManaging Performance: Interacts respectfully with clients and co-workersValues the full spectrum of diversity and inclusionMust have reliable transportationPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to work in a fast-paced, chaotic and loud environment.Ability to push, pull, climb, reach, stoop, lift, grasp, balance, walk, hear, read, see, and verbally communicate.Ability to use the telephone, computer, fax.Ability to continuously stand or walk.Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.RESUME IS A MUST.Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic provided the following inclusive hiring information: We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.Diversity and inclusion training or programsJob Type: Part-timePay: $13.00 - $15.00 per hourBenefits:401(k) matchingEmployee assistance programSchedule:Monday to FridayNight shiftWeekend availabilityEducation:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Teen Development: 1 year (Preferred)Community Engagement: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:First Aid Certification (Preferred)CPR Certification (Preferred)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic, Passaic , Teen Development Specialist - Passaic, Other , Passaic, New Jersey

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