Youth Development Associate - #1687332

Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Tennessee Valley


Date: 1 week ago
City: Knoxville, TN
Salary: $14.5 per hour
Contract type: Full time

Are you passionate about making a difference and eager to inspire the next generation? Regal Teen Center, a pivotal part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley, is looking for dynamic, creative, and compassionate individuals aged 18 and over to join our team as Part-Time Youth Development Associates.

Dive into a role where every day is an opportunity to ignite excitement and curiosity in the hearts of young people. At Regal Teen Center, we don't just facilitate learning; we make it an unforgettable adventure. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves crafting and leading exhilarating activities and lessons that extend far beyond the traditional classroom setting, all within a nurturing and safe environment.

This isn't just a job; it's a chance to be part of a community that values growth, both for our youth and for our team members. Whether you're a budding educator, an aspiring mentor, or simply passionate about youth development, your journey with us will be filled with moments of joy, learning, and profound impact.

Are you ready to bring your creativity, energy, and passion to help shape the future leaders of our community? Join us at Regal Teen Center and be part of something extraordinary!

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement programs and activities in areas such as tutoring, technology, games, health, recreation, arts and crafts, etc. for youth of all ages.
  • Develop and follow weekly lesson plans under the direction of Program, Education, and Club Directors.
  • Post weekly plans for parents/guardians and youth.
  • Encourage full participation in activities.
  • Identify alternative activities that correspond with weekly lesson plans to promote full participation.
  • Supervise and monitor program areas to ensure safety of members.
  • Participate in staff meetings and collaborate with Club team.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the Club per state and company standards.
  • Provide meals to youth per United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards.
  • Provide mild disciplinary action to youth.
  • Supervise youth on school busses.
  • Attend Club programs, activities, field trips, and other special events.
  • Create bulletin boards for youth.
  • Orient volunteers to the Club, youth, and service opportunities. Oversee volunteers serving within the Club.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate, staff, directors, youth, and the community.
  • Ability to meet the needs of youth of all ages and backgrounds and to modify lesson plans to meet individual needs.
  • Efficiently use standard office equipment such as printers, fax machines, and phones
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to remain active and energetic for 6+ hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18+ years of age
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1-2 years of experience with youth preferred
  • Must pass local, state, and national criminal background checks
  • Must pass initial drug screening and subsequent drug tests
  • CPR Certification (certification offered by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley post-hire)
  • Passion for children!

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