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Youth Art Program Assistant

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Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to assist with the planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of quality and developmentally appropriate programs, activities, services, and special events in the club's arts program areas for youth ages 6-18.

 

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

Required Skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing a variety of programming options reflective of the BGCB Arts Program. The Assistant will also run individual programs, activities, trips, etc. Individual responsibilities include arts programming including, but not limited to, visual, performing, culinary and literary arts.
  • Supervise and discipline of members participating in programs and services within the program area as well as throughout the clubhouse as deemed appropriate.
  • Assist in the completion of BGCB''s program active standards as assigned.
  • Participate in collaborative programs and events with staff from other clubhouse departments as well as staff from other BGCB clubhouses and community organizations as appropriate.
  • When appropriate, assist 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.
  • Secure, maintain and monitor 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 Art Director.

Required Experience

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

  • High School degree or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Direct experience developing and delivering arts programs for youth; in out-of-school time settings preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends in arts programming, techniques and theory, and utilization of technology in the arts fields.
  • Must be or become CPR / FA certified.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • MS Office and web competency 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 driver's license preferred.

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Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to assist with the planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of quality and developmentally appropriate programs, activities, services, and special events in the club's arts program areas…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

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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