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Youth Development Professional - Teen Programs

Company: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

HELP OUR KIDS HAVE A GREAT FUTURE!Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington (BGCSWWA) is seeking Teen Youth Development Professionals to join our team and help change the lives of Vancouver's youth!Representation Matters! Candidates who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, or represent diverse communities are highly encouraged to apply. Our youth deserve to see themselves reflected in our Clubs.MISSION STATEMENT'To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens'.RESPONSIBILITIESWith supervision from the Club Director, the Youth Development Professional will:

  • Plan and implement, or support the planning and implementation of a variety of activities for teenage youth in a specialty area - Sports, Games, Technology, Art, Education and other recreational settings.
  • Provide behavioral guidance using conflict resolution techniques, restorative practices, and problem-solving.
  • Provide guidance, affirm positive behavior and act as a role model to youth.
  • Provide an emotionally, and physically safe environment through active supervision, setting clear expectations, advocating for members and maintaining clean program areas.QUALIFICATIONS
    • Must be able to furnish a completed (2 dose, unless J&J) COVID-19 vaccination card on the 1st day of work - Required
    • High School diploma or GED - Required
    • Pass a National Criminal, Social Security, Local Criminal and National Sex Offender Registry Background Check - Required
    • *Must be at least 21 years of age or older* - Required
    • Willing and wanting to learn how to work with youth - Required
    • Experience planning and leading youth activities
    • Fluency in multiple languages a plus
    • Demonstrated abilities in incorporating a diversity of cultures, ethnicity, languages, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds with all stakeholders
    • CPR & First Aid Certifications - Required within 6 months of hire date. -WORK SCHEDULE
      • Must be currently available to work between 1pm to 7pm (Including a weekly Staff Meeting), Monday through Friday, expanded hours available during summer
      • Approximately 20-25 hours per weekEMPLOYMENT TYPE
        • Part-time (PT) / Year-Round
        • Non-Profit OrganizationCOMPENSATION & BENEFITS
          • $15.50 - $17.50 hourly depending on experience
          • Additional compensation available for candidates who possess effective verbal and written skills in various languages to provide translation services -
          • On-going professional development opportunitiesHIRING LOCATIONS - -
            • Elise Menashe Teen Center - 409 NE Anderson St, Vancouver, WA 98665EQUAL EMPLOYER OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT -BGCSW prohibits discrimination against current staff or applicants on the basis of sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. BGCSWWA is an equal opportunity employer.Please refer to our website at for additional information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington.DISCLAIMER:The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington, Vancouver , Youth Development Professional - Teen Programs, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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