Boys & Girls Club Director_E-NSC
THE SALVATION ARMY
JOB TITLE: BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB DIRECTOR I
JOB FAMILY: YOUTH
REPORTS TO: AREA COMMANDER/CORPS OFFICER OR AREA DIRECTOR
REVISION DATE: 5/24/21
Under general supervision, the Director of Salvation Army Boys & Girls clubs under the
direct supervision of the Area Commander/Corps Officer/Area Director, the Boys
& Girls Club Director provides leadership, direction and support to the
Advisory/Council in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating and
managing resources, and establishing local Club operational policies, in
conjunction with DFB approval.
Provide leadership and direction to staff management and partnership development in carrying out the key roles. Attains and allocates resources, establishes policies, community relations and membership administration. In partnership with Area Commander/Corps Officer, builds and grow Club capacity to have the greatest mission impact on youth; implements program services which advance the mission of the Salvation Army.
Army Mission Statement:
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.
The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Supervisory Oversight Responsibilities (40%)
Provides leadership to Branch Manager through the establishment of goals, objectives and procedures; develops administrative and operational standards by which goals will be met.
Recruits, oversees and provides career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers. (Human Resources Development)
Instruct and trains employees in the proper methods and procedures for conduction work; monitors work in progress and upon completion for compliance with established program policies and procedures; works with area Corps Officers & Club Directors to conduct performance evaluations and makes salary and hiring/firing recommendations.
Ensures that the membership of each Club is reflective of the population make-up of the areas
Strategic Planning and Resource Development Responsibilities (30%)
Guides, supports and serves Area Commander/Corps Officer’s on establishing goals and developing Policies, procedures, budgets and programs that fulfill and advance the mission of
The Salvation Army though the Boys and Girls Club programs.
Assures attainment of resources necessary to ensure the Club programs can be funded.
Write specific measurable goals and objectives for each year of the plan based on internal and external data regarding youth, parents, and funders and data gathered through the Boys & Girls Club of America Self-Evaluation process; ensures the plan supports and advances the direction., mission and requirements of the Boys & Girls Club movement and The Salvation Army. (Strategic Planning)
Assures that the organization is in compliance with membership and other requirements for standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, United Way and other affiliated and regulatory agencies.
Provides professional leadership to Commanding Officer’s to assure development of an effective and motivated Advisory council/Committee, including identification, recruitment, training and involvement of members in meeting the goals of the organization.
Works with the Nominating Committee who researches, selects, and recruits Advisory council/committee members who are recognized community leaders who influence community decisions and financial resources; ensures that the Advisory members reflect a diversity of the community in gender, race and leadership roles in the community.
Establishes, updates, maintains, and enforces written standards of expectations for Advisory council/committee members regarding meeting attendance, committee service, and individual assignments; ensures that all Advisory Council/committee Volunteers actively participate in their defined Council/Committee responsibilities.
Implements strategic planning process resulting in development and implementation of quality strategic plan; identifies and evaluates plan for improvement and implement plan (Innovation)
Manages Club financial resources assisting in the development of annual budgets; controls expenditures against budget.
Ensures administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operatin of the physical properties and equipment of the Club, including use of facilities by outside groups. (Management)
Directs and participates in public relations and fundraising activities; conducts public relations activities during Boys & Girls Club week; publicizes the Youth of the Year Program and participation in National Programs such as Keystoning, Smart Moves, Sectional Tournaments, etc. and participation by staff in Training and Conferences.
Promotes Boys and Girls Club services to individuals, other service organizations and the local community.
Boys and Girls Club finding, meets with Area Directors, Branch Managers as needed. Assists Area Commander/Corps Officer with planning of training conferences, assist with annual inspections and program reviews as needed.
Ensures a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained.
Work collaboratively with Area Commander/Corps Officers/Area Directors and Branch Managers to develop partnerships with parents, community leaders and organizations. (Collaboration)
Work collaboratively with Area Commanders/Corps Officers/Area Directors and Branch Managers to develop and maintain public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services and activities within the Club and Community.
BGC Program Management Responsibilities (30%) (Achievement Focus)
Monitors and approves the organization’s program services and assures achievement and advancement of its mission and goals.
Establishes programs, activities and services that prepare youth for success and that create a club environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
Plans, develops, implements and evaluates Branch overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests; compilies regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation. (Project Alignment)
Collects all statistical information for all grants, licensing, and Divisional and Territorial requests in a timely manner; prepares and maintains up-to-date records and required reports in a timely manner (attendance, development progress, discipline reports, etc.). (Data Management)
Responsible for the accuracy of the weekly data for each Club site that is put into the Divisional Membership Tracking systems.
May be assigned special projects periodically by the Area Commander/Corps Officer/Divisional Director of BGC.
Maintains contact with Divisional Boys & Girls Club Leadership, Corps Offices, Advisory Organizations, Committees, Club staff and volunteers.
Leadership role in organization’s Safety Committee and saervie as a key player in the development of institutional policies, procedures, and practices ensuring that the organization and all Clubs are in compliance with local, state and federal safety requirements and the Membership.
Maintains contact with potential and current donors, external community groups and others as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal Computer General Office Equipment
Recreational Equipment Educational Equipment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices fo recreation program development.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of facility management
Knowledge of the principles and practices of volunteer recruitment.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of community relations, development and fundraising.
Ability to supervise, lead motivate and influence the staff and patrons of the Boys and Girls Clubs.
Ability to develop and implement promotional and fundraising activities to enhance the outreach and financial efforts of the Boys & Girls Clubs
Ability to enforce the Boys & Girls Club rules and to resolve conflicts among patrons visiting the Club in order to ensure the Safety of all patrons and staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Accounting or Social Services related field, and Five (5) years’
progressively responsible experience in the managment, administration and operation of a Boys & Girls Club, with a track record of at least two years in a leadership capacity of a Club organization with a budget up to $500,000
or any equivalent combination of education/experience which provides the required knowledge,
skills and abilities.
Valid Driver’s License Basic First Aid and CPR Certification (or ability to obtain within established timeframe)
Tier 2 BGCA Trainer Certification or ablility to obtain.
Ability to meet attendance requirements
Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.
Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing including the providing of clear instructions to employees.
Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.
Ability to establish goals and objectives and monitor their effective implementation
Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment and exercise confidentiality.
Ability to drive a vehicle for extended trips.
Combinations of sitting, standing and walking on a frequent change basis.
Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with highest level of professionalism.
Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional of periods of standing or walking.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing,lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) frequently.
Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor recreational environment where there may be physical changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
This document provides descriptive information about the above Salvation Army position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only
be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications
for this position.
An individual’s ability to meet the qualifications and capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or promotion. The Salvation Army reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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- Job Family NSC-EXEMPT
- Job Function Recreation
- Pay Type Salary
- Job Start Date Tuesday, January 11, 2022
- High Point, NC 121 SW CLOVERLEAF PLACE 27263, 121 SW CLOVERLEAF PLACE, HIGH POINT, North Carolina, United States of America