Leadership Instructor, Career Works Program

About us
Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs,
training and services impact nearly 4 million children and teens every year. We hire employees that are recognized as leaders in their field with a passion for improving young lives. We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance. Locally, we serve more than 7,600 youth yearly through a mix of six core program service areas.

Job Summary
Leadership Instructors will be responsible for supporting daily operations of Career Works afterschool
programming including mentorship and youth development, academic advancement and remediation,
recreational activities, and understanding the needs and demographics of under-served communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop both educational and social activities to build trusting relationships with youth that

ensure program success

  • Conduct activities designed to create awareness of careers and career potential based on evidence

based curriculum from Boys & Girls Clubs of America and other leadership and career
development programs

  • Provide supportive mentorship and guidance to youth through one-on-one conversations and the

creation of Individualized Service Strategies

  • Maintain confidential and secured recording of student academic records
  • Submit monthly reports to the Career Development Coordinator regarding the progress of each

students’ Individualized Service Strategy

  • Interact with parents, outside agencies, businesses and community to provide support and

assistance to students and programmatic ventures.

  • Attend team meetings with Career Development Coordinator and other Leadership Instructors
  • Attend All Staff trainings based on instructor’s availability and program necessity
  • Ensure the safety of all students
  • Assist with operational management as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • A commitment to the mission and programs of BGCWPA and Career Works
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Counseling, Education, or a related field

OR three years of experience in Human Services, Counseling, or Education

  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Experience developing youth programming
  • Outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills both oral and written
  • An ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a high level of confidentiality and professional integrity
  • Must be available to work evenings and the occasional Saturday
  • Serve as a role model, consistently demonstrating our core values

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)