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Youth Center Pre-Teen/Middle School Program Director

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City of Cambridge
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Cambridge, MA
New
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Published 22 days ago

In collaboration with Youth Center Director, oversee the Pre-Teen Programming for youth ages 9-13 including:

  • Create and deliver a variety of youth programs that engage youth in developmentally appropriate projects ranging from social, recreational, educational and enrichment activities.
  • Develop and maintain a safe and supportive environment that responds to and supports the needs and interests of each child and fosters positive and supportive relationships with and between youth and staff.
  • Ensure programs meet standards of high-quality, best practices in Out-of-School-Time programming.
  • Provide outreach to and develop partnerships with other youth-serving agencies.
  • Promote Youth Center activities and programming to attract new members, volunteers and collaborating partners.
  • Supervise Part-time Youth Workers and provide ongoing feedback and support.
  • With Youth Center Director, assist with the recruitment, hiring and training of staff.
  • Maintain ongoing documentation of daily activities, work with youth, families and staff.
  • Maintain accurate records including member/staff attendance, finances, incidents reports, licensing requirements, etc.
  • Participate in ongoing program evaluations, both internal and external.
  • Participate in ongoing staff development programs to enhance program practices and quality.
  • Manage program budget, spending and tracking.
  • Participate in Youth Programs’ committees.
  • Maintain program materials and supplies.
  • Plan and implement Youth Center and related community events. 
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience managing youth programs and supervising staff.
  • Background in Youth Development and understanding of social/emotional needs of youth/pre-teens.
  • Experience in working with urban youth.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attentiveness to detail and ability to follow through with multiple projects.
  • Experience with collaborative, team-oriented environments.
  • Interpersonal skills that excel in cultural sensitivity, respect for differences and effective communication.
  • The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

HOURS OF WORK:                          37.5 hours/week (some evenings and weekends)

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Main work environment is busy Youth Center. The noise level can be extremely loud. Youth Centers include classroom like settings, open environments & gymnasium. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift fifty pounds and participate in activities that require physical exertion.

 RATE: $42,999-$57,610 plus excellent benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 01/24/22, Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.


In collaboration with Youth Center Director, oversee the Pre-Teen Programming for youth ages 9-13 including:

  • Create and deliver a variety of youth programs that engage youth in developmentally appropriate projects ranging from social…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
Salary
USD $42,999 - USD $57,610
/ year
annually

Benefits

Excellent Municipal Benefit Package

Competitive benefits package including health insurance, dental + vision benefits; retirement plan; paid time off; City Employee Commuter Benefits (T-Pass reimbursement Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership), parental leave

Excellent Municipal Benefit Package

Competitive benefits package including health insurance, dental + vision benefits; retirement plan; paid time off; City Employee Commuter…

Location

On-site
51 Inman St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

How to Apply

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 01/24/22, Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139…

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