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Youth Music Clubhouse Program Manager

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston | Chelsea, MA
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The mission of The Music Clubhouse is to give youth the opportunity to build self-confidence and interpersonal skills, by learning how to play, perform, compose, and record music. The Music Clubhouse Director will be leading a ground-breaking program by introducing only electronic instruments to youth. The clubhouse is one of a variety of programs that BGCB provides to underserved youth in the community. The key goal of the Music clubhouse program is to use music as a vehicle for developing academic and social skills, and ultimately build self-confidence and self-esteem. This role is both an effective leader of the Music clubhouse program AND a key member of the BGCB staff.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Together with Director of Operations and Executive Director, create/revise program curriculum with clearly-defined activities and realistic, measurable outcomes.
  • Conduct outreach and recruitment within our programs and broader community throughout the year as necessary.
  • Lead weekly schedule of music instructional activities with small groups of youth, many with no previous musical experience.
  • Program & supervise daily drop-in times.
  • Meet with participant parents and provide them with opportunities to learn more about the program.
  • Create and implement regular showcase opportunities for Music Clubhouse youth and coach youth to perform with confidence.
  • With other youth development staff, integrate Music Clubhouse program and youth in annual signature events.
  • Identify core group of teens to serve as Music Clubhouse "All Stars" (Members will receive advanced music and leadership training and serve as mentors to younger youth and peers).
  • With the Director of Operations and Executive Director, develop and implement Member evaluation to determine Member skills development and satisfaction with program.
  • Supervise and discipline of members participating in programs and services within the program area as well as throughout the clubhouse as deemed appropriate.
  • Coordinate volunteers 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.
  • Orient, train and supervise department staff (including work-study students, junior staff, volunteers). Provide annual performance evaluations for applicable staff in a timely manner.
  • Secure, maintain and monitor budget, 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 Duties:

  • Responsible for evening and weekend building coverage as scheduled.
  • Attendance and active participation in organization-wide meetings, programs and events.
  • Assist the organization (as needed) in the audio/visual needs for organization programs, initiatives and/or events.
  • Perform other assignments as designated by Senior Management in order to facilitate the most effective service to members, program participants, and the community.
  • Attendance and participation in Music &Youth Initiative programs, special events, professional development and reporting.

Position Requirements

  • BA degree required. Master''s degree a plus.
  • Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Involvement with Youth Development programming in an urban setting
  • 3-5 years of developing and implementing programs for teenagers
  • Previous experience teaching music a plus
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Flexible and creative self-starter - demonstrated ability to be entrepreneurial and work through obstacles.
  • "Hands-On" mentality - candidate should be willing to work directly with kids, teachers and program partners.
  • Team oriented - ability to cultivate relationships and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • An advanced and proven understanding of music performance theory and pedagogy
  • The ability to play at least one instrument at an advanced level and demonstrated ability to teach entry-level music (voice, keyboard, drums, guitar, etc.) to students is a must.
  • General knowledge of the music business/industry, including digital/social media. Including an advanced and proven understanding of music production and recording (including ProTools software and Digidesign hardware) and pedagogy.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize music technology, computers, MS Office products and web competency.
  • Advanced intercultural awareness and experience working in multicultural environments.
  • Ability to relate to culturally diverse group of teens and pre-teens as an instructor and mentor
  • Relevant experience in social work a plus.
  • Effectively communicate with teens.
  • Must be or become CPR / FA certified.
  • Ability 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.


The mission of The Music Clubhouse is to give youth the opportunity to build self-confidence and interpersonal skills, by learning how to play, perform, compose, and record music. The Music Clubhouse Director will be leading a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • 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…

How To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online!

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Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online!

Explore additional opportunities @ BGCB on our careers page!

Location

30 Willow Street, Chelsea, MA 02150
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