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Overview

Support Youth Development
Professional (Part-Time)

Looking for a fresh start in an exciting and rewarding career at a nationally-recognized organization with opportunities for growth? Do you have a passion for working with youth? Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta is looking for energetic, skilled individuals who love working with youth in grades

K-8th in a fun, safe, and active environment for the School-Year.

Youth Development Professionals are the cornerstone of the Club Experience. Whether they are creating fun activities, empowering youth leaders, or setting high expectations, our YDPs bring the key elements of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta to life. During these uncertain times, it is even more important for youth to have a safe and encouraging support network; meaning that you have the opportunity to make a positive, life-long impact on the lives of the youth we serve.

Primary Function:  

Under the supervision of the Unit Director and Assistant Unit Director and Lead YDP’s, Support Youth Development Professional is responsible to provide planning, coordination, and implementation of activities and programs. A variety of programs are provided which includes: Character and Leadership Development, Education and Career Development, Health and Life Skills, Art, Sports, Fitness and Recreation.

Success Factors:  

  • Ability to listen, to demonstrate patience, and to create a positive atmosphere with children.

  • Ability to organize group play activities.

  • Experience in early childhood development is preferred.

  • Knowledge of conflict resolution and mediation skills.

  • Knowledge of appropriate-age games, recreation, and fine arts.

  • The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.

  • The ability to supervise up to 20 youth at a time.

Position Responsibilities:  

  • On-Site supervision of the Club members.

  • Maintains a positive outlook and attitude with children, and provides constructive feedback

  • Plan and implement fun and engaging activities using Boys & Girls Club core programs

  • Adhere to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta policies and procedures

  • Assist children in building conflict resolution skills and learning responsibility

  • Maintain positive discipline and safety procedures at all times.

  • Maintain respectful communication with members, parents, school personnel, and staff.

  • Help maintain a clean facility–making sure children clean up after activities.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Required:  

  • One year of experience working with groups of children in a supervised setting is preferred, but not required.

  • Preference for work experience with low-income, disadvantaged children.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing youth programs preferred.

Wage / Benefits:  

We are looking for Part-time applicants with up to 29 hours per week. Competitive hourly wages $16-$18/ hr are based upon qualifications and experience. Professional development opportunities and additional hours are available contingent upon performance, funding, and approval.

Availability is needed Monday through Friday 2:00 PM- 6:30 PM

****All applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to be considered for this position. Thank you!

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 16.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 18.00