The Boys & Girls Club Family Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

TITLE:                                     Youth Development Professional

REPORTS TO:                                   Program Director

Description Category:                                  Seasonal

Pay Rate:                                           $12.00

Job Description: To take responsibility for oversight of the implementation of various arts and crafts, gym, game room, and computer activities for group of age-specific children, and assisting with the planning, preparing and delivering activities. Participate in field trip planning and attending with group as directed by supervisor.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Focus on the children at all times including safety and adherence to BGC Family Center Behavior Expectations. Welcome and get to know the Club children, parents and guardians. Ensure their enjoyment. Assist team with the care for and encouragement of children and integrating unhappy children with activities.
  2. Ensure the Health and Safety of children. Be fully aware of Health and Safety policies and inform the Director of any contravention of policy. Ensure the YDP staff makes children in their group aware of all risks and relevant safety policies. Become aware of EEC regulations and requirements.
  3. Participate in planning , preparing and delivering quality, fun program of activities, integrating your own ideas and utilizing those materials available on BGCA site. Prepare in advance for each session ensuring there are enough resources available. Encourage teamwork.
  4. Collect and complete all documentation requirements from YDP staff as assigned.
  5. Ensure the safe and effective use of venue facilities and equipment. Respect the venue facilities and ensure they are treated with care and left clean and tidy at the end of each day. Check the equipment and resources daily to prevent loss of equipment and identify damaged items. When leaving an area, make sure all items are returned properly and areas are cleaned. Maintain and record details of stock replenishment required, and report directly to the Site Program Director.
  6. Must exhibit a positive attitude, embrace teamwork and participate and complete all required trainings.
  7. Assist with general programming. Attend all staff meetings and in-service training.
  8. Actively participate in monthly coaching/supervision sessions with reporting supervisor

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must be eighteen years or older. A high school diploma. Minimum of six months experience working with youth population. Should be familiar with the Boys & Gils Club of America Mission. Ability to pass a CORI check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical demand: minimal.
Mental/visual demand: Flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention at all times.

Contact: Please come in and fill out an application and drop off resume

Nyasia Dubois, Human Resources Department
Boys & Girls Club Family Center, Inc.
100 Acorn Street
Springfield, MA  01109
P- 413.739.4743 ext 210
F – 413.739.4744

TITLE:                                         Youth Development Professional (Float)

REPORTS TO:                          Assistant Executive Director/Preschool Director

Job Description:      The Float is responsible for the support and development of program youth in Early Childhood Education (Pre School) or Elementary Education (School Age) programs. This position is that of an assistant/temp to help foster the academic success of and, provide safety and encouragement to as well as model appropriate behavior expectations for program participants/members. Must be able to positively demonstrate understanding of the Boys & Girls Club Family Center Mission.                        

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep safety of children as a first priority – with emphasis on an atmosphere that is family- friendly, age-appropriate, inclusive, and conducive to a quality-driven environment
  • Use positive and constructive methods of behavior guidance
  • Supervise children and manage transitions smoothly to ensure safety and appropriate behavior
  • Perform appropriate cleaning activities and classroom organization to maintain a healthy environment
  • Create and implement plans to utilize classroom space, including bulletin boards and special stations
  • Develop positive relationships with parents/caregivers
  • Participate in designated hours of training per year as directed and if needed for program delivery requirements
  • Participate in regular staff meetings as requested by Supervisor
  • Actively participate in monthly coaching/supervision sessions with reporting Supervisor as requested
  • All other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Experience working with preschoolers and/or school age youth
  • Willingness to follow workplace rules
  • Ability to learn and serve as a role model
  • Be able to work with a multicultural population
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A desire to work with young children
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Pass both state and federal background checks
  • Provides evidence of immunity for measles, mumps, and rubella in accordance with current Massachusetts Department of public health policy and a negative TB test in accordance with current public health law.
  • First aid/CPR certified

Physical demand: Occasionally required to lift or move average weight materials.

Mental/visual demand: Flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention all the time. Eye-hand coordination required at least 50% of the time.

Contact: Please come in and fill out an application and drop off resume

Please come in and fill out an application and drop off resume:

Human Resources Department
Boys & Girls Club Family Center, Inc.
100 Acorn Street
Springfield, MA  01109
F – 413.739.4744

TITLE:                                                 Van Driver

REPORTS TO:                         Executive Director/Assistant Executive Director

Description Category:                   Part Time

Pay Rate:                                            $13.00 per hour

Job Description: To transport Club Member participants to the Boys & Girls Club Family Center and home following program participation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Transport Club Members from their school location to the Boys & Girls Club Family Center and home following program.
  • Ensure the vehicle is adequately fueled
  • Report maintenance concerns to the Assistant Executive Director
  • Enforce established Behavior Expectations with Club Members while transporting
  • Follow all traffic safety rules and regulations
  • Complete documentation requirements (transportation log sheets, vehicle inspection sheet, Incident Reports, Injury/Illness Reports)
  • Ensure Club Member safety via use of safety belts, booster seats and youth remain seated while in transport
  • Complete and maintain up to date all required Department of Early Education & Care Trainings including First Aid/CPR.
  • Attend annual review trainings at the BGCFC.
  • Participate in coaching and supervision as assigned by Assistant Executive Director

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred candidates should be at least 21 years or older, have a valid 7D driver license, good driving record, and be willing to complete a BRC, CORI, DCF and Fingerprint checks. Individual should be able to climb stairs and be willing to be trained in First Aid/CPR.

Hours: Monday through Friday. 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Hours may be adjusted to meet the needs of the Club as determined and directed by the Club Assistant Executive Director.

Please come in and fill out an application and drop off resume
Human Resources Department
Boys & Girls Club Family Center, Inc.
100 Acorn Street, Springfield, MA  01109

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.