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Youth Performing Arts Assistant

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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of quality and developmentally appropriate dance/movement programs, performing arts activities and special classes for members ages 6-18. Additional responsibilities include coordinating the Club's annual performing arts event. The Performing Arts Coordinator will implement a variety of programming options, supervise members in the program area and participate in collaborative programming when appropriate.

 BGCB is offering a $500 Sign-on Bonus! - Terms apply.

Required Skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement the quality and developmentally appropriate dance/movement programs, performing arts activities and special classes for members ages 6-18.
  • Coordinate the Club's performing arts programming/event (such as Drama Matters).
  • Supervise and discipline of members participating in programs and services within the program area as well as throughout the clubhouse as deemed appropriate.
  • Complete assigned BGCB program activity standards as determined each year.
  • Coordinate program partners and consultants who can offer related instruction, support and guidance to members.
  • Participate in program/service outcome measurement processes and other evaluations programs including BGCA''s annual evaluation Commitment to Quality.
  • Secure, maintain and monitor budget, materials, equipment and other resources belonging to the program area(s). Maintain a safe and clean program area.
  • Participate in individual and group supervision sessions; participate in professional development opportunities as appropriate.
  • Travel between sites and to activities as needed
  • Other related duties as specified by the Supervisor.

Required Experience

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Work Demand

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required; equivalent experience considered.
  • Direct experience developing and delivering performing arts programs for youth.
  • Experience in out-of-school time settings preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends in arts programming, techniques & theory, and utilization of technology in the arts fields.
  • Must be or become CPR / FA certified.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • MS Office and web competency preferred.
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to work clubhouse hours, especially as seasons and service needs change.
  • Valid driver's license required.

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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of quality and developmentally appropriate dance/movement programs, performing arts activities and special classes for members…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Health & Wellness

For 30+ hour/week eligible employees

  • Medical Coverage though Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BGCB pays for up to 80% of the monthly premiums
  • Dental Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BGCB pays for approximately 80% of the monthly premiums
  • Vision Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield 20/20 Blue Program
  • Short Term Disability
  • BGCB pays 100% of the benefit cost
  • Long Term Disability
  • BGCB pays 100% of the benefit cost
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • BGCB pays 100% of the benefit cost, benefit provides up to 2 times base salary; up to a maximum benefit of $250,000
  • Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • 100% paid by BGCB
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Confidential EAP program available to both full and part-time staff. Support, guidance, and resources available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No cost to BGCB employees.
  • Paid time-off for preventative medical screening
  • 4 hours for full-time employees; 2 hours for part-time employees
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (20+ hour/week Employees Eligible) administered by Benefit Strategies
  • Pre-tax deductions for personal savings accounts for qualified expenses; medical and dependent care, and commuter expense deductions available
  • Retirement & Savings
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan through Fidelity Investments with agency contributions. All employees are eligible for pretax payroll deductions.
  • Credit Union membership

Paid Time Off

For 20+ hour/week eligible employees

  • Vacation
  • up to 15 days per year for full-time and part-time employees, prorated for the first year; vacation accrual increases with length of service
  • Sick Leave
  • up to 61 hours per year
  • Personal Leave
  • up to 1 paid personal day per year
  • Paid holiday leave
  • Up to 11 observed holidays per year
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • BGCB parental leave includes 2 weeks paid leave
  • Family Medical Leave of Absence (FMLA)
  • Job protection for serious illness of employee or family member; birth, adoption or foster care placement
  • Bereavement Leave

Agency-Wide Staff Days

  • September Staff Day
  • Agency wide event in advance of the start of the program year
  • Professional Development Day
  • Concurrent workshop sessions with focus on professional skill and youth development skill training topics
  • June Social
  • All-staff event at the end of each program year

Professional Development

  • Professional Development Fund
  • Fund available to both full and part-time employees to assist with the cost of training, conferences, and professional development opportunities related to role at BGCB
  • Staff trainings by locations and Agency wide Professional Development Day
  • BGCA.net membership

Other Benefits

  • MBTA pass program pre-tax benefit
  • Bi-weekly pay Direct Deposit
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Free and low cost tickets to arts, movies and sporting events
  • Possible eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


Health & Wellness

For 30+ hour/week eligible employees

  • Medical Coverage though Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BGCB pays for up to 80% of the monthly premiums
  • Dental…

Location

On-site
15 Talbot Ave, Boston, MA 02124, USA

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply directly.

Applicants are encouraged to apply directly.

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