REPORTS TO: Club Director/Director of Teen Initiatives
The primary responsibility of the Teen Program Coordinator is to coordinate all teen-related programs and activities within the Club. This includes, but is not limited to, conducting workforce development programs, college readiness programs, Keystone, and Youth of the Year. The goal of this position is to increase teen membership, build rapport, and retain teen membership.
Program Management & Performance
- Assist Club Director in Teen member recruitment and retention of teens from local middle and high schools
- Develop and implement a teen member recruitment and retention program that includes a detailed social media component
- Work with the Director of Teen Initiatives to implement curriculum for specialized teen programing including workforce development, college readiness, Culinary Program, Recording studio, etc.
- Work with the Director of Teen Initiatives to Implement the annual teen interest survey
- Keep detailed reports of all teens who participate in programming.
- Follow through with teens on available job opportunities shared by the Director of Teen Initiatives.
- Communicate with local partners who may be interested in employing our teens after completion of our workforce development programs
- Promote Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Scholarship program and work with eligible teens to apply for scholarships and explore post-secondary options
- Register all graduating senior members into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni and Friends Network.
- Develop and implement a holistic program schedule to keep teens engaged.
- Coordinate new technology implementation
- Utilize available Boys & Girls Clubs of America Teen Program Portal
- Develop and implement a plan with Club Director to increase teen members NYOI scores
- Stimulate teen interest in participating in Club, community, and cultural events
- Recommend supplies need for programming area
- Ability to counsel and discipline members
- Ability to maintain effective control of program area
- Ability to foster an environment that promotes enthusiasm and good character traits in our teen members
- Assist in special projects as needed (fundraising, fieldtrips, and other organizational special events)
- Meet weekly with the Director of Teen Initiatives to discuss teen programming, recruitment and retention
- Ability to interpret goals and objectives of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County
- Ability to prepare written plans for program activities including goals, mechanics, needs, and budgets
- Possess a knowledge of child development stages and their relation to age-appropriate programming
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred in relevant field from an accredited institution or some college
- CPR and First Aid certification required
- Minimum of one year experience working with teens in a full-time position
- Maintain a safe driving record
- Ability to complete our internal transportation training within the first 60 days
- Ability to interact with diverse personalities, in a non-emotional, non-confrontational manner always displaying tact, maturity and flexibility; and the ability to address and de-escalate crisis
- Must be knowledgeable about secondary and post secondary schools and technical/vocational programs
- Must have knowledge about training, professional salaries, and projected employment needs for teen members
Physical and Mental Requirements
Good sight and hearing; sitting for four hours per day; ability to work well with adolescents, providing empathy, guidance, coaching and mentoring skills. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Position requirements include:
- Walking–required to walk (for up to 4 hours) at Clubs and on tours as needed
- Talking – constantly required to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word Hearing – frequently required to work in a loud environment (especially in the gym and games rooms with the combined sounds of children and game equipment.)
- Sight – position requires both close and distance visual acuity for computer work and monitoring children
- Standing – occasionally required to stand for sustained periods of time (related to Club and Organizational events.)
- Sitting – occasionally required to sit for up to 2 hours
- Bending – occasionally required to bend
- Fingering – occasionally required to type for extended periods of time (answering emails, writing reports, creating program documents, etc.)
- Lifting – occasionally required to lift/move items up to 30 pounds
- Skills essential for successful communication include speaking and writing
- Worker will be subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions
ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The majority of work will be conducted in an office setting; however, major blocks of time will be away from the office and at the event venues. Various off-site meetings will occur at respective Boys & Girls Clubs or Volunteer offices.
Pay Range: $20 per hour @ 25 hours per week
This job description is intended to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. You may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.