Lead Youth Development Specialist will oversee the delivery of a
broad range of programs within a designated Club, such as Education,
Technology, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts and Physical Education. Plan,
develop, implement and supervise program execution.
ROLES; Essential Job Responsibilities
Youth for Success
Plan and oversee the administration of designated Club programs and activities
that support Youth Development Outcomes:
Club program objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission.
the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with
established standards and goals.
weekly and or monthly program schedule and coordinate program recruitment
that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program
areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to
develop skills in program area(s).
leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.
Development and Implementation:
may be required to facilitate and or participate in core BGCGH programs)
and maintain Club program goals and settings that ensure the health and safety
of staff, volunteers and members. Ensure that site staff understand and
effectively communicate program standards; that they ensure program areas are
safe and that club equipment is maintained in good working order.
Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis; solicit member and
staff feedback for program improvement.
to members needs
gender and cultural diversity
overall program objectives
Control Club program and activity expenditures within the approved budget.
Assist in allocation and monitoring of work assigned to program staff and
volunteers, provide ongoing feedback and regular evaluations.
Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned staff
Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events
conducted breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and
and Public Relations
Increase visibility of Club programs via posting of daily schedule,
announcements of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information
for the development of advertising and promotion through mailings, fliers and
Assist in coordinating outside resources and experiential learning
opportunities to enhance programs.
with staff on special events to carry out programs in all departments.
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.
be required to drive Club van periodically; Pick up Program, Field Trips,
and Special Events.
with parents concerning member and club issues.
any required or mandated trainings and/or professional development
be required to participate in regular Program Committee and/or Outcomes
Management Committee meetings
Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and
volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information,
discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and
contact as needed with eternal community groups, schools, member’s parents and
other to assist in resolving problems.
year degree in related field from an accredited college or university
minimum of five years’ work experience in a Boys or Girls Club or similar
organization planning and supervising activities based on the
developmental needs of young people.
be able to interpret Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
programs and philosophy.
communication skills, both verbal and written.
leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
organizational and project management skills.
Texas driver’s license.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER HOUSTON INC. is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled