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Description

The Teen Services Coordinator is responsible for the growth and development of the day-to-day operations of an expanding teenage community within Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club. The Coordinator will be responsible for the effective delivery of a broad range of activities and programs geared specifically for teens within the core program areas of: Education and Career Development, Character and Leadership Development, Health and Life Skills, the Arts, and Sports, Fitness, and Recreation.
Our overall goal is for every Club member at Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club to graduate from high school with a diploma or GED with a clear transition plan to college, work, or a vocational training program.

Key Roles

• Plan, implement and supervise the teen program and all activities associated with the teen program and summer camp programs and services.
• Create an environment that highlights the achievement of youth and promotes a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
• Ensure implementation of annual program objectives.
• Work with the Director of Program Services to evaluate overall club and camp services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests.
• Assist in planning and implementation of a recruitment strategy that assures that we maximize the involvement of all youth, with the greatest need, in our youth development programs.
• Control expenditures against budget.
• Assist with the recruitment, training and management of program staff and volunteers. Conduct regular staff meetings.
• Assists in securing financial resources to ensure budget needs are met and that reporting to grant sources is completed.
• Develop and maintain partnerships with parents and organizations.
• Work with the Director of Program Services to maintain and expand relationships with external community groups, schools, law enforcement and others to support outreach efforts to youth.
• Work with Administrative staff to develop and maintain public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services and activities within the Club, and the community.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or four years’ experience in the field.
• Two or more years supervising staff in a dynamic working environment, with experience in coaching, evaluation, and feedback
• Two or more years preparing, maintaining and providing reporting on fiscal management needs
• Possess the ability to remain poised, positive, and energetic in a busy work environment
• Must have at least one year of direct experience in youth programming.
• Ability to work flexible schedule based upon program/organizational needs.
• Competent with history, culture and issues pertaining to youth.
• Experience working with teenaged youth.
• Strong youth group management/discipline skills.
• Ability to help youth navigate middle school, high school, college and career readiness.
• Ability to engage and develop positive relationships with youth from diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to develop and implement organized teen development programs and services (including Academic Success, Good Character & Leadership, and Healthy Lifestyles).
• Ability to work effectively with community partners and stakeholders.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated organizational and management skills (time management, supervision, etc.).
• Ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification.
• Demonstrated ability to market agency’s programs and/or events using a variety of means.
• Computer skills in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite or similar programs.
• Demonstrated ability to organize, budget, plan, and implement projects with multiple deadlines.
• Valid Driver’s License and be approved by the Club’s auto insurance provider.
• Positive “can do” team attitude.

Supervision

The Teen Services Coordinator is directly responsible to the Program Services Director. The Teen Services Coordinator may supervise full-time and/or part-time staff. The Teen Services Coordinator may be responsible for oversight and supervision of volunteers.

Essential Functions

Academic/College Preparatory

• Establish relationships with local school districts and serve as a liaison and educational advocate for youth members at their schools.
• Provide tutoring, homework help, and academic support services.
• Develop and maintain an individual written plan for teens focusing on high school graduation.
• Effectively communicate goals and resources available through the college preparatory/academic programs to youth, schools, and parents/guardians.
• Attend IEPs, and Parent Teacher Conferences as assigned
• Partner with leadership team to ensure middle school and high school members receive quality educational support services.

Job Readiness/Career Exploration

• Facilitate job readiness and career exploration programming/curriculum in small group settings.
• Connect members to internship and job opportunities.

Mentorship/Counseling

• Mentor no fewer than 8 members ages 12-18 throughout the year.
• Recruit mentors/volunteers/speakers for the Teen Services program.
• Build life skills development into programs that Club members need to successfully transition out of the Clubhouse at age 18.
• Assist all interested 12-18 year old members individually or in small groups with developing academic, career, and personal/social skills, goals and plans.
• Use data to develop comprehensive programs that meet Club member and community needs.

Administrative

• Management and analysis of attendance and participation data.
• Attend all meetings, conferences and training as required.
• Ensure and facilitate all case management for program and program grants.
• Any other duties the Program Services Director might deem necessary to the best interest of the Club and the overall organization.
• At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club.

Other Job Segments

• Promote and stimulate middle and high school membership in the Teen Services program ensuring that every teen Club member receives needed resources and support necessary to meet individual goals, interests, and needs.
• Facilitate the integration of middle school and high school Club members into other programs/activities in the Club.
• Conduct outreach to a diverse population of teens.
• Partner with other agencies in the community to help support the Teen Program.
• Supervise the maintenance and operation of the Club’s physical property, insuring club member safety at all times.
• Transport Club members in Club vehicles as needed.
• Plan, organize and conduct cultural programs and activities, including clubs, celebrations, dances and discussion groups.
• Perform all functions and tasks with the highest regard to quality.
• Other duties as assigned.

CONTACT INFO

Charles Burton

201 East Park Street

2173555437

cburton@dmbgc.org

• Location: Chambana

• Post ID: 79932122 chambana
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