Youth Development Professional
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.
The Salvation 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 incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Prepare Youth for Success (20%)
Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes:
· Promotes and stimulates program participation.
· Assists with registration of new members and participates in their club orientation process.
· Provides guidance and role modeling to members.
Program Development and Implementation (70%)
Implements and administers programs, services and activities for Club members in an effective manner.
May oversee special programs and services such as Youth of Year programs or Youth of the Month.
Monitors and evaluates programs, services, and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the branch at all times. Prepare periodic activity reports.
Assists with implementation of outreach efforts to sustain and increase program membership and program participation.
Facility & Equipment Management (10%)
Assists in maintaining facility and equipment in good working order.
Assists in maintaining all storage areas keeping them orderly and clean.
Reports all repairs, maintenance, and janitorial needs to supervisor.
May participate in special programs and/or events.
May be required to drive Club vehicle.
Assists in the conservation of all Salvation Army resources.
Abides by and enforce all Salvation Army policies and procedures.
Be willing to assist in any way asked to fulfill the mission of The Salvation Army.
May provide supervision oversight to other Youth Development Professionals in the absence of Program Coordinator.
Performs any other duties as may be assigned.
Performs other related work as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Materials and Equipment:
Computer, Microsoft Office Suite, Copier, Printer, Fax, Phone, Security System, AV Equipment, and Motor Vehicles.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
Ability interacts 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
previous work in related field with Children and Youth preferred
Commitment to actively participate in a Professional Development Plan including Level II & Levell III Training which includes completion of 20 Credit Hours of Boys & Girls Club of America Spillett Training.
Licenses & Certifications:
Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record.
Ability to deal comfortably with stressful situations and follow emergency procedures.
Ability to multi-task, ability to follow instructions and complete tasks in a safe and effective manners.
Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively.
Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing and walking on a frequent change basis.
Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor recreational environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with 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.
Your signature below indicates that you have read and understand the job description and agree to perform the duties as assigned.
Work may be performed in an office environment where
there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather
or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like but not limited
to the office environment.
All employees recognize 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 complete our on-line application using the apply button at the bottom of the posting.
Application submittal period: 8/5/22 – 9/5/22
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Corps Admin
- Pay Type Hourly
- 3528 14th St, Plano, TX 75074, USA