Youth Development Associate

Date Posted: 4/27/2017

Responsibilities and Requirements:
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee is looking for staff for after school employment. Be a part of this meaningful movement by working as a YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE and work with our most valuable asset – our CLUB MEMBERS! YOU may become part of an environment that is PROVEN to take youth forward positively into their future!

Position Description:
Responsibilities and Requirements: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee is looking for staff for after school employment. Be a part of this meaningful movement by working as a YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE and work with our most valuable asset – our CLUB MEMBERS! YOU may become part of an environment that is PROVEN to take youth forward positively into their future!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee is seeking part-time youth development associates with the ability to communicate with staff, volunteers, and Club members to lead youth of all ages in activities such as physical fitness, arts and crafts, technology, creative educational experiences, community service, recreational games, career discovery, health and wellness, and MORE! We are offering competitive wages, so this may be the rewarding position you have been pursuing!

Skills / Qualifications:
*High school diploma or GED required *Bachelor’s degree preferred or working toward * Knowledge of computers and ability to work with technology required *Experience working with children required * Knowledge of youth development preferred *Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems *Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment *CPR and First Aid Certifications * Must pass a background check

Relationships:
Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff, volunteers, members, to receive / provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines / instructions, instruct and advise / counsel *Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents, and others as related to the program.

Status:
Part time, non-exempt.
Hours range from 20 to 25 hours per week.

Posted qualifications serve as a guide for candidate review and are not fixed in stone. BGCMT reserves the right to deviate from posted credentials in determining what combination of candidate education, experience, and skills are best suited to a position. BGCMT is an equal provider of services and equal opportunity employer–CRA 1964 and ADA 1990.

Job Categories:
Education, Other, Social Services

Contact Information and Procedure:
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to dblake@bgcmt.org. If you prefer, you may mail them to:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee
Attn: Derek Blake,
1704 Charlotte Avenue
Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203

No phone calls please. You may also fax the resume and cover letter to 615-833-4381.