Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County - Teen Program Coordinator - Palmetto Club - IMMEDIATE NEED!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County Job Posting
Teen Program Coordinator-Palmetto Club

FUNCTION: The Teen Prevention Specialist plans, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area working with young people ages 12-18, such as Sports & Fitness, Fine Arts, Social Recreation and Prevention Programs.

• Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
• Ensure engagement, promote and stimulate participation, and consistent attendance of Teens enrolled in activities.
• Establish rapport with Teens and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement and academic progress
• Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities.
• Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the club at all time.
• Engaging members in activities successfully and provide a safe environment for members.
• Support members emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts successfully.
• Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging activities and group projects
• Submit regular lesson plans, attendance sheets and other administrative duties
• Participate in training and staff development activities.
• Ensure a productive work environment by participating in club staff meetings.
• Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; collaborate; and advise/counsel.
• Research topics based on interest and needs of male and female members, ages 12-18.
• Mandatory cleaning set up and closes down of program area on a daily basis.
• Ensure to recruit teens; responsible for a specified school. 

• Ensures courses and activities adhere to science-based guidelines and grant requirements.
• Presents the courses of the SMART Moves programs at their assigned Club.
• Maintains required documentation and files for each Teen involved.
• Provides Teen Director and Prevention Manager with input to ensure quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program’s achievement against target goals, recommending modifications to enhance outcome.
• Interacts extensively with schools, parents, and other organizations in developing an individualized plan for each T.O. program participant.
• Ensures that Targeted Outreach participants are fully integrated into the club program.
• Develops collaborative partnerships with public, civic groups and social agencies within the community.
• Provides one-on-one and group guidance to program participants.
• Performs other duties within club as required by the Teen Director.
• Maintain close, daily contact with Teen Director, Teens, outside organizations, agencies and other BGCMC staff to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.
• Maintain frequent contact with external community groups, schools, and others to ensure growth and implementation of program.
• Involves all participants in community service projects.
• Completes required reports.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)
• This position is Full Time and $13.00 an hour Monday – Friday; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Extended Teen Night.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent in experience working with Teens
• Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required
• Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred
• CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred
• Valid State Driver’s License and ability to drive a 15 passenger van.
• Must pass pre-employment background check and drug test
• Experience in working with children and knowledge of youth development.
• Experience and ability in creating interactive and educational activities
• Strong Organization, Time Management Skills and ability to set Priorities
• Obtain strong Work Ethic, Positive Attitude, High Level of Energy and Flexibility
• Strong communication, Interpersonal skills, and Attention to Detail
• Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems; plan and implement quality programs for youth.
• Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
• Must be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

• Required to stand, walk, and sit. Able to use hands and fingers on a (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.
• Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds during a standard 4 or 8 hour shift.
• Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
• The noise level in the work environment is high due to work is conducted in a Club setting, indoor/outside.

To apply, please email with a resume. Also, indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. This position is part-time, based in Bradenton, Florida. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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