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 Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is the third largest major metro Boys & Girls Clubs in the US.
If you are passionate about youth development, love to connect with people, have a
proven track record of results with youth and want to be part of an expanding
Youth Development team, Boys & Girls Clubs might be your next big step!

We serve over 17,000 children annually in 12 Clubs, 2 Teen Centers and
27 Early Learning & Child Care Centers around King County. Come help us help kids.

 

Teen Director

Oversees the Teen Drop-in Center and teen targeted programs. Ensures an outcome driven club experience in our three priority areas: Academic Success, Good Character and Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.  Leads a broad range of quality youth development programs which promote physical activity, pro-social engagement, community service, career and academic development.   Ensures teen staff implement programs which utilize the 5 Key Elements of Youth Development:

1) A safe, positive environment - staff, facilities and programs create stability, consistency and a sense of physical and emotional safety for members.
2) Fun - Staff makes the club feels like home, fostering a family atmosphere & creating a sense of ownership & belonging for members.
3) Supportive Relationships - Staff actively cultivates meaningful relationships to ensure every member feels connected to one or more adults and peers. 
4) Opportunities and Expectations- staff provides a wider-range of programming for members to learn new skills while staff establish and reinforce high expectations.
5) Recognition- Youth are encouraged and provided positive reinforcement as they make improvements and experience successes.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Recruits, hires, leads and supervises program staff and volunteers. Maintains accurate staff paperwork, documentation and ensures staff and volunteers have appropriate certifications and trainings.
• Provides supervision and coaching in a one-on-one setting to support program staff with performance and professional development goals.
• Inspires and involves program staff in program development and implementation.
• Ensures program equipment and areas are maintained on a daily basis.
• Researches best practice programs and proven methods for teen development both within Boys & Girls Clubs Movement and throughout the field of Youth Development.
• Using the Formula for Impact (FFI), Youth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA), and other assessment/evaluations/surveys – to plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs, services and activities in accordance with our mission that properly prepare youth for success in 3 primary focus areas: 1) Academic Success, 2) Good Character & Citizenship and 3) Healthy Lifestyle.
• Plans and ensures proper implementation and facilitation of BGCA programing.
• Leads teen program staff meetings. Attends and engages in trainings as it relates to youth development, programming, policy, and staffing, at Club and appropriate county-wide program meetings and quality improvement efforts.
• Ensures overall safety of teens attending the Teen Center. Trains new staff on safety and ensures compliance with safety policies for the Teen Center.
• Maintains proper documentation of club members including tracking priority outcomes, duration and frequency of attendance, incidents, etc.
• Administrative and fiscal functions including, overseeing budget, record keeping, reporting, data entry, data evaluation, program management, and attention to impact-measurement initiatives, program reports and grant writing support and management.
• Leads marketing and advertisement of teen programs to meet club or regional daily attendance goals within specified time frames.
• Participates in special programs, events and other projects as directed by Club Director or Operations Director.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

• BA Degree in applicable field, MA Degree Preferred (7+ years’ experience with relevant certifications may substitute for college experience in some cases).
• 2+ years’ staff management experience including hiring, training, supervising staff (or successful evidence of transferrable skills).
• 5+years working within a youth development program or agency in a leadership role (i.e. program lead/manager/director), Teen and Boys & Girls Club experience preferred.
• A Current Driver License, Satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record as determined by BGCKC Vehicle Loss Prevention Program, (must be 21 years old or older to drive Club owned and operated vehicles).
• Current CPR and First Aid Certifications or ability to complete within 30 days of employment.
• Experience mentoring, modeling and guiding youth utilizing strengths-based techniques.
• Fiscal management experience including creating and maintaining program budgets.
• Understands relevant youth development principles that apply to teens from diverse populations and situations including the ability to motivate teens in a positive way.
• Strong customer relations skills, ability to remain calm under in stressful situation and maintain strict confidentiality.
• Propose, learn, support and implement new ideas for the good of the Club.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and database knowledge.

 

Location:

Bainbridge Island 
9453 Coppertop Loop NE
Bainbridge Island, Washington, 98110
United States

Hours:

This position is full time.  May require evenings and weekends depending on the need of the program. 

Wage:

Salary, $38,000.00 - 38,000.00

Depending on Experience

 

Disclaimer: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. All offers are contingent upon passing a thorough background check including a National Criminal History Background check.