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Job Openings at the Club

Below are the current job postings at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester. Please email all resumes and cover letters to hr@bgcworcester.org

School Age Child Care- Lead Staff (Summer- Full Time - Harrington Clubhouse)

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 SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Director of School Age Child Care, the Lead Staff is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of a broad range of programs for youth between Kindergarten and age 13. Additional responsibilities include complying with EEC regulations. May participate in the implementation of other Clubhouse activities as necessary.  

Position is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Regular hours are 9:00-5:00 PM during the summer program from June 24th till August 23rd. Must have flexibility and reliable transportation.

Qualifications and Skills:

Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth between Kindergarten and 13 years of age, group leadership skills, and an understanding of group dynamics.

Must meet one of the following:

a. Have a Bachelor's Degree or an Associate's Degree; and have three months of experience working with school age children; or

b. Have a high school diploma or equivalent; and have six months of experience working with school age children including three months of supervised experience at a school age child care program; or

c. Have nine months of experience with school age children including three months of supervised experience at a school age child care program.

Additional skills required:

  • Strong Communication Skills: Informing, Listening, Writing
  • Personal Initiative Skills: Organizational Awareness, Striving for Excellence, Professional Development
  • Planning Skills: Action Planning and Organizing
  • Relationship Skills: Teamwork
  • Safety, Health and Environment Skills: Supporting a Safe Environment
  • CPR & First Aid Preferred

EEO/AA

Behavioral Specialist (Summer at Club Freedom – Great Brook Valley)

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
Reporting to the Program Director, the behavioral specialist will provide assistance to direct support staff on an as-needed basis when dealing with youth who are experiencing behavioral issues. The behavioral specialist will work with the staff, child, and child’s family to develop a service plan addressing any issues that are preventing or affecting the youth from safely participating in Club programming.

Position is a temporary summer position, up to 35 hours per week, Monday–Friday. Regular hours are 9 AM–4 PM during the summer program period of July 8, 2018 – August 16, 2019. Attending a week of training, June 24 – 28, 2019 is required. Must have flexibility and reliable transportation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Behavioral Specialist
• Determines behavior capabilities of the youth as they function at home and at the summer program.

•Designs behavioral interventions for youth.

•Implements behavior support plans.
•Measures goals and objectives of behavior support plans to ensure they are being met.
•Coordinates between staff and parents to implement behavioral interventions.
•Communicates with parents and program staff in regard to youth’s progress.
•Analyzes the behavioral interventions to determine their success.
•Assists youth in identifying inappropriate behaviors and developing better behavior alternatives and strong coping skills.
•Assists caregivers in facilitating behavioral interventions.

•Assists the Executive Director and Program Director in filing a 51A-report for possible child abuse, neglect or endangerment, when needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Must have a strong foundation in applied behavior analysis.
•Must have an understanding of behavioral characteristics associated with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), behavior disorders, autism, intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, and other behavior issues.
•Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly with parents.
•Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
•Must be able to handle emotionally charged situations; know how to de-escalate a situation.
•Must have the ability to train others to apply behavior management techniques effectively.
•Must have knowledge of and know how to work with various support systems that are available in a community.

Education and Experience
•Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services preferred.
•Experience working with individuals with special needs.

Program Assistant (Summer Program at Kids Club located at 180 Constitution Ave.) in Great Brook Valley

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 Summary:

Reporting to the Site Coordinator, the Program Assistant for the Kids Club summer program is responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of youth, and planning and implementing fun and enriching activities in the areas of Academic Success and Healthy Habits for specific age groups of youth between the ages of 5-12 years old.

The Program Assistant will support the work of the Site Coordinator and may participate in the planning and implementation of special programs or events. Under the direction of the Site Coordinator, the program assistant will help oversee the daily activities of Junior Staff and be required to maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions, instruct, and advise members. Participation in other Clubhouse activities may be required, as necessary.  

Position is a temporary summer position, up to 35 hours per week, Monday–Friday. Regular hours are 9 AM–4 PM during the summer program period of July 8, 2019 – August 16, 2019. Attending a week of training, June 24 – 28, 2019 is required. Must have flexibility and reliable transportation.

Qualifications and Skills:

High school degree (or equivalent) required. A minimum of one year work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar youth development organization planning and supervising activities preferred.

  •          Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  •          Group leadership skills including an understanding of group dynamics.
  •          Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
  •          CPR and First Aid certifications preferred.
  •          Bilingual preferred (Spanish & English)

EEO/AA

Publication Date: 
March 25, 2019