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Teen Education Coordinator

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Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to serve as advocate for teen members and provide after-school tutoring and career/higher education guidance to clubhouse teen members. Develop, implement and evaluate teen programs of the BGCB Education Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and monitor an in-school tracking system/program for members who are at risk of failing a grade or dropping out of school
  • Within the local middle school, serve as advocate to meet the students'' needs with the teachers, monitor students'' attendance, recommend appropriate referrals and placements for students and foster communication between home and school. Provide regular updates to parents regarding students'' progress and/or alerting them to problems the member may be experiencing.
  • Provide after-school tutoring sessions and other academic support activities to in-school program members.
  • Act as advocate to older teens (ages 15 to 18) and provide them with a variety of programs to prepare them to transition out of the Clubhouse. Programming options should include, but are not limited to, career exploration (BGCA''s Career Launch), mentoring, and college exploration/admission preparation (College Club) and "Life After the Club".
  • Assist in the completion of BGCB program activities standards as determined each year.
  • Supervise and discipline of members participating in programs and services within the program area as well as throughout the clubhouse as deemed appropriate.
  • Participate in program/service outcome measurement processes and other evaluation programs including BGCA''s Commitment to Quality. Other administrative duties include, but are not limited to, tracking documentation of members in the in-school program, data collection, administering questionnaires, convening focus groups and older teen exit interviews and a variety of written reports.
  • In order to meet/exceed the minimum program standards of the corresponding core module(s), collaborate programs and events with Teen Director and other Clubhouse staff. When appropriate, collaborate with staff from other BGCB Clubhouses and community organizations.
  • When appropriate, supervise partners and consultants who can offer instruction/support to teen members.
  • Participate in individual and group supervision sessions and periodic professional development opportunities.
  • Travel between sites and to activities as needed.
  • Other related duties as specified by Education Director.

Required Experience:

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Work Demands)

  • BA/BS in related field required.
  • Direct experience developing and delivering educational programs for teens; experience in out-of-school-time settings preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends in education, career exploration and educational planning.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • MS Office and web competency required.
  • 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 Massachusetts driver''s license required.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 12:00pm -8:00pm

Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to serve as advocate for teen members and provide after-school tutoring and career/higher education guidance to clubhouse teen members. Develop, implement and evaluate teen programs of the BGCB…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full 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…

Location

On-site
230 W Sixth St, Boston, MA 02127, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly online.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly online.

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