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Youth Development Instructor - Olson Middle School
Title:Youth Development Instructor - Olson Middle School
Department:16-Olson Beacon

TITLE:   Youth Development Instructor

DEPARTMENT: Operations

REPORTS TO: Branch & Program Director

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Part Time / 29.5 hours per week

SALARY RANGE:   $12-$15 per hour


The Boys and Girls of the Twin Cities (BGCTC) is an affiliate member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) with the mission to enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens." BGCTC is committed to fostering an “Optimum Club Experience” tailored toward quality programming that promotes academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character and leadership, in all youth – especially in areas where it’s needed most.

To reach its commitment, the BGCTC is looking for an energetic, talented and passionate candidate to serve as a Youth Development Instructor.  The Youth Development Instructor is a member of the Youth Development Professionals team, whose primary responsibility is to implement youth development programs with a focus on healthy lifestyles and character building, ensuring that each member has an optimal club experience.


Key Roles (Essential Job Responsibilities)

As Youth Development Professional – Youth Development Instructor, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Program Implementation:

  • Lead implementation of the Youth Development programming focusing on Healthy Living & Life Skills and Good Character & Leadership.
  • Ensure that all programing is conducted within quality standards aligned with best practices in youth development.
  • Set up instructional stations on specific Healthy Living & Life Skills and Good Character & Leadership program activities.
  • Assist in the development of youth instructional strategies and techniques to improve program outcomes.
  • Guide volunteers and Youth Development program staff assistants to provide instruction and manage stations.
  • Support your team of youth development professionals to drive Club and organization objectives and goals.

Evaluation & Data:

  • Ensure that all youth are rostered in the program and attendance is taken daily.
  • Ensure that all youth participants are adequately assessed at the designated points of assessment.
  • Track all youth participants to ensure appropriate progress in Youth Development programs and make any recommendations for instructional adjustments to meet that progress.

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • BA in youth development, education, sociology or related field or two years college in the same fields with extensive experience in implementing youth development programs in urban setting.
  • Experience working with diverse population preferred.
  • Previous Boys & Girls Clubs work experience is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office and have excellent skills in applicable software.
  • Must be able to drive company owned vehicles.

Physical Requirements / Work Environment:

Must be able to climb stairs, lift at least 50 lbs, be able to stand and sit for long periods of time and be able to walk moderate distances. Occasional repetitive task required. This is a moderately stressful position that requires the candidate to be in excellent health.

Hours: 1:00-6:00pm; Monday through Friday

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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