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Youth Technology Clubhouse Assistant

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston | Boston, MA
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The Technology Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the delivery of the BGCB Technology Program (quality and developmentally appropriate technology programming for youth ages 6-18) under the guidance of the club''s Technology Director.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with program design, delivery and evaluation consistent with the guidelines of the Intel Computer Clubhouse and the objectives of the BGCB Technology Program. Ensure members have the opportunity to design projects and express themselves creatively utilizing technology in a learner-centered environment. Expose members to technology beyond their clubhouse via trips to other BGCB clubs, the Intel Computer Clubhouse, MIT Media Lab, Museum of Science and other locations deemed appropriate. Create and participate in collaborative programming with clubhouse staff and those from other BGCB clubhouses.
  • When appropriate, participate in external collaborative efforts/programs and community-based initiatives including the documentation of the experience, reports, grants and other reporting responsibilities.
  • Assist with the completion of BGCB''s program activity standards as assigned.
  • Participate in program/service outcome measurement processes and other evaluation activities.
  • Assist with supporting of the LAN infrastructure; serve as a point-of-contact for technical support throughout the clubhouse; assist IT staff (internal and external) as necessary. Assist with integration of technology throughout the club (e.g. set-up, maintenance of hardware and software).
  • Secure and maintain materials, equipment and other resources belonging to the program area(s). Maintain a safe and clean program area(s).
  • 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 Technology Director.

Required Experience

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

  • BA/BS preferred, equivalent experience (including certifications) considered.
  • Direct experience developing and delivering technology programs to youth in an inquiry-based learning environment.
  • Knowledge of project-based learning, web-based tools and software; experience utilizing a variety of technologies (e.g. design, illustration, animation, photography, web pages/HTML, peripherals) preferred.
  • Must be or become CPR / FA certified.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • MS Office and web competency required; network and other technical knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to work clubhouse hours especially as seasons and service needs change.
  • Valid drivers'' license preferred.


The Technology Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the delivery of the BGCB Technology Program (quality and developmentally appropriate technology programming for youth ages 6-18) under the guidance of the club''s…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

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 Disabiliy
  • 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…

How To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online!

Explore additional opportunities @ BGCB on our careers page!

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online!

Explore additional opportunities @ BGCB on our careers page!

Location

15 Talbot Avenue, Boston, MA 02124
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