Athletics Program Assistant

Job Description

The Boys & Girls Club of Worcester is a nonprofit, charitable, educational organization recognized as a leading advocate for youth development, working to help youth of all backgrounds.

Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to become responsible, productive, and caring citizens. We provide girls and boys with effective diverse programs and services; and demonstrate that caring adults can truly help young people grow into contributing human beings with the necessary skills for living.

Position Description

The Boys & Girls Club of Worcester seeks a part-time Athletics Program Assistant for our Harrington Clubhouse, located in the Main South Neighborhood in Worcester. This is a 29-hour-per-week. The assistant will report directly to the Director of Athletics and must be available Mondays – Fridays.  We are looking for candidates with 1 – 2 years of youth development, athletics, or related experience. Must have reliable transportation. A great entry-level position, working in a premier youth development agency, with opportunities for professional development and potential full-time career options.

Qualification requirements

Experience: A minimum of two years’ work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people. Sports management experience, preferred.

Education: High School degree (or equivalent) required

Skills/Knowledge required in the following areas:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to complete paperwork, health surveys, pre- and post-tests by scheduled deadlines.
  • Physical ability to sit, stand, run and jump for extended times (3 hours).
  • Group leadership skills including and understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications, preferred.
  • Concussion Prevention certification, preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred.