Careers

Are you interested in a rewarding career working with our youth and teens?  If you have academic training or a professional background in education, guidance, social work or physical education, apply to join our Club today.

All employees are subject to pre-employment background checks including fingerprints and pre-employment drug testing.

Open Positions

  • Youth Development Professional

    Hours: Part-time (max 25 hours a week)

    The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Chester/Liberty is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty provides a safe and nurturing environment for children and teens to learn and grow. To better enrich the lives of children and youth we offer programs and services in five core areas: character and leadership; education and career development; health and life skills; the arts; and sports, fitness and recreation.

    Overview
    Develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates children and daily programs (such as education, special education, social recreation, arts and crafts, and physical education).

    Key Responsibilities
    • Coordinates program services and cooperative learning activities for members and visitors that are both fun and instructional.
    • Supervises members in the program area; ensures safety of members, positive values, and ethical behavior through quality in programs and appearance of the unit at all times.
    • Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive guidance and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area(s).
    • Ensure a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained.
    • Inventories all supplies necessary for program and submits requisitions for reordering.
    • Maintains administrative reports and submits them in a timely manner.
    • Establishes positive relationships with children, their parents and/or guardians.
    • Maintain open communications with Club staff to discuss issues, share information and interpret and explain organizational mission and values, priority outcomes, and program objectives and standards.
    • Adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge/Skills Required
    • Knowledge of youth development with a minimum of two years experience in youth programs.
    • Ability to motivate children and youth, and manage behavior problems in a positive manner.
    • Ability to deal with school officials, teachers and the general public in a professional, courteous manner.
    • Ability to plan and implement quality age-appropriate programs for children and youth.
    • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
    • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
    • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.

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