Full-Time

Full-Time Opportunities

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Program Director
PERFORMANCE
PROFILE SOURCE: Youth Development Professional
DEPARTMENT: Programs Exempt
REPORTS TO: Club Director & Director of Programs
PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Program Director is responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within a designated Clubhouse as well as plan, develop, oversee implementation and supervise programs and program staff.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Leadership
1. Plan and oversee the administration of designated Clubhouse programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes.
2. Establish Clubhouse program objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission.
3. Oversee the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with established standards and goals.
4. Ensure 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).
5. Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.

Program Development and Implementation
6. Establish and maintain Clubhouse program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members.  
7. Ensure that site staff understand and effectively communicate standards of program; that they ensure program areas are safe and that club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
8. Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
9. Control Clubhouse program and activity expenditures within approved budget.

Supervision
10. Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal
11. Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues. 
12. Ensure productive and effective performance by all program staff and volunteers.

Marketing and Public Relations
13. 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 media releases.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITES:
• 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.
• May be required to drive Club van periodically.
• May consult with parents concerning member and branch issues.
• May handle deposits and banking transactions.
• Other duties as assigned

RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Program staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.
External: Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems/issues.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

• Bachelor's degree or Equivalent Education/Experience required.
• A minimum of two years’ experience working with youth ages 6 to 18.
• Knowledge of the mission & objectives Boys & Girls Clubs.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
• CPR Certified preferred.
• Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
• Ability to complete tasks by deadline
• Valid State Driver’s License

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
High energy level; comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities; tactful; flexible. Ability to reason well and possess sound judgment, Physical requirements include: sight, hearing, and standing for extended periods of time. Must be physically able to interact and participate in all Club functions.

This is a full-time, non- exempt, position. Hours are typically Monday through Friday, 11am to 7pm, with some evenings and weekend.

Please send resume and cover letter to: 
Franchaze Waters at FWaters@bgcaa.com 
Or Mail To: BGCAA, 121 South Villa Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401 



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