Nonprofit
Published 15 days ago

Pre-Teen Assistant (Charlestown)

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA

Details

Job Type:Part Time
Education:2-Year Degree Required
Compensation:USD $19 - $21 / hour

Description

Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to manage, create and deliver effective programs for youth between the ages of 10 – 13.  Assist all program staff in the delivery of quality and developmentally appropriate programs for members of all ages.

 

Our Mission: The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston is to help young people, especially those who need us most, build strong character and realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders. We do this by providing: a safe haven filled with hope and opportunity, ongoing relationships with caring adults, and life-enhancing programs.

 

Our Values:  

  • Youth First – We keep children and teens at the forefront of every action and decision to elevate members’ voices.
  • Integrity – We conduct ourselves with honesty and transparency and strive to do the right thing, every day, and every time.
  • Community – We foster an inclusive culture by celebrating diversity and respecting the inherent dignity and worth of everyone.
  • Equity – We commit to providing opportunities to create just outcomes that honor the needs, experiences, and values of our community, especially those with marginalized identities.
  • Innovation – We apply a forward-thinking approach that encourages teamwork, adaptability, strategy, intention, and creativity to address today’s challenges and build positive futures for all members.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with program staff on best practices to support and engage pre-teen members.
  • Delivery of BGCB core programs, activities, and workforce readiness opportunities, including BGCB’s Ready to Work Academy for middle schoolers.
  • Assist in the supervision and discipline of members participating in programs and services within the program area as well as throughout the clubhouse as deemed appropriate.
  • 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. 
  • Assist program partners and consultants who can offer related instruction, support and guidance to members.
  • Assessing our impact is critical to our work.  All staff is expected to participate in various evaluation efforts throughout each program year, including the annual member survey.
  • Orient, train and supervise department staff as assigned.
  • 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 clean and safe 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 Director of Operations.

 

General BGCB Expectations:

  • Healthy Behavior Modeling – Teaching youth/teens the importance of living an active, healthy lifestyle is a BGCB priority.  As a result, all staff is expected to model healthy behavior while working with our members.
  • Inclusive Environment – BGCB values creating child-friendly environments, where youth/teens of all abilities can be successful and participate.  BGCB expects employees to embrace its focus on inclusion of all members, regardless of disability or developmental challenge.
  • Continuous Learning – Building the capacity of staff is central to BGCB.  The organization encourages and requires that all staff participates in annual professional development opportunities that continue to cultivate their skills in the youth development field.
  • Safe Spaces – Every staff member shares the responsibility for ensuring BGCB is, and remains, an environment free of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse.

 

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; equivalent relevant experience considered. 
  • Direct experience providing recreation programs for youth.
  • Knowledge of youth development principles.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Must be or become CPR / FA certified.
  • 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.
  • Bilingual ability preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Job Type: Part Time 

Schedule: Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 6:30pm

Pay Rate: $19-$21 (Depending on Relevant Experience & Internal Equity) 

Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to manage, create and deliver effective programs for youth between the ages of 10 – 13.  Assist all program staff in the delivery of quality and developmentally appropriate programs for members of…

Benefits

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 12 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

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

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…

Location

On-site
15 Green St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidate are encouraged to apply directly online.

Interested candidate are encouraged to apply directly online.

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