Youth Development Professional_NE-ALM_329-B and GC

Hattiesburg, MS 5670 US Highway 49 39401, 5670 US Highway 49, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States of America Req #21664
Friday, August 5, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Youth Development Professional for the Hattiesburg, MS Boys & Girls Club, located in Hattiesburg, MS.

Job Summary: Plans, implements, supervises members and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, supporting the Boys & Girls Club priority outcome areas of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character and Citizenship. May oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary. In absence of the Program Coordinator; may provide supervision oversight to other Youth Development Professionals to ensure continuity of program services at unit/branch locations. Builds and maintains a professional relationship with all Club members and their families in order to help advance the mission of The Salvation Army.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.Ability to interact with children and teens with patience and respect. Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports in an accurate and complete manner.Ability to support and coordinate activities and events.Ability to clearly communicate roles and responsibilities to individuals and groups.Ability to schedule meetings.Ability to interact with co-workers, volunteers and the public in a positive, professional manner. Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.Ability to operate and generally maintain all office equipment, including but into limited to the copier, fax machine.Proficiency with Windows & Microsoft Office 365, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Education and Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D. and
previous work in related field with Children and Youth preferredand commitment to actively participate in a Professional Development Plan including Level II & Level III Training which includes completion of 20 Credit Hours of Boys & Girls Club of America Spillett Training.

Licenses and Certifications: Must possess a valid driver's license and a clear driving record and be able to become and remain certified to drive Salvation Army vehicles per Salvation Army insurance requirements.

Additional Information: 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.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family ALM-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Child Care
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Hattiesburg, MS 5670 US Highway 49 39401, 5670 US Highway 49, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States of America