Description

Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Salt Lake
Title: Youth Development Professional (YDP)
Reports to: Club Director
Salary Range: $11-13/hour
Hours: 20-29 hours/week; Monday- Friday typical hours range from 2:00-7:00PM


About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake:
Since 1967, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake has offered positive alternatives to children who may be surrounded by negative influences, showing them how to live successful and productive lives. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake serves kids at 7 locations in Salt Lake, Tooele and Carbon County. Last year, nearly 7,000 youth attended our Clubs with over 1,200 members coming to the Clubs each day. Boys & Girls Clubs give their members, ages 3 - 18, access to dedicated, caring individuals who can provide guidance in adopting healthy lifestyles and pursuing educational objectives. Most importantly, Boys & Girls Clubs equip young people with the skills they need to resolve conflicts peacefully, improve relationships and function as responsible citizens.

Job Summary:
Youth Development Professionals (YDP) develop fun, engaging, and age appropriate activities for youth and teens from diverse backgrounds. Using our three priority outcomes; academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles as a guide, Youth Development Professionals ensure that every Club Member has an Optimal Club Experience that sets them up for lifelong success.

Successful YDPs have a passion for serving others and contributing to the wellbeing of the community at large. Youth Development Professionals have the ability to connect with young people and offer supportive relationships. They are team players willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that Club Members are safe, recognized, and given the opportunity to learn new skills.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

• Establish rapport with youth and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement, and academic progress
• Submit regular lesson plans, attendance sheets and other administrative duties
• Provide active supervision continually interacting with all members and providing motivation and encouragement
• Ensure engagement, stimulate participation, and promote consistent attendance of youth enrolled in activities
• Plan special events, such as guest speakers, performances or field trips
• Ability to work in high energy, loud, and active settings with large groups of youth and teens
• Gain a working knowledge of grant outcome expectations and report results as requested

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge:
• Ability to prioritize tasks and accomplish them in a detailed, timely manner
• Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with Club Members, peers, parents, community leaders, etc.
• Self-motivated, comfortable with both independent and collaborative processes
• Willing to share an area of interest, skill, or talent with youth
• Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
• Past or current college/university enrollment preferred


Other Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years old and graduated from high school or equivalent
• 21 years and over preferred (to meet driving requirements)
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check
• Must be able to pass Drug Screening

Great Futures Start Here:
As part of our mantra, Great Futures Start Here applies not only to our Club Members, but Boys & Girls

Job Details

Open Date: 10-25-2019
Close Date: 11-30-2019
Pay Rate: 11-13
Job Status: Part Time
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Contact

Russell, Cheyenne
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