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Youth Development Professional

Company: Boys And Girls Clubs of Delaware
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Childcare or Program Director, the youth worker is responsible for assisting with the development and effective operation of a quality school-age childcare
program that complies with current Delacare rules for school-age centers.
Essential Functions

  • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with current state licensing requirements for
    school age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed or directed.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with current state licensing requirements for
    school age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed or directed.
  • Assist Childcare or Program Director in effectively delivering a variety of age-appropriate programs and activities, which reflect Boys & Girls Club's five core program areas and Youth Development Strategy, for children ages 6 - 12.
  • Help ensure safe implementation of all programs and activities. This involves, but is not limited to: condition of equipment and facilities, age-appropriateness, ability levels, weather, appropriate use of equipment and supplies.
  • Assist Childcare or Program Director in supervising children within guidelines established by Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, and in compliance with applicable state licensing regulations.
  • Assist Childcare or Program Director in maintaining productive relationships with parents, school faculty and administrators and staff, and other visitors to the Club.
  • Present yourself as a positive role model for children at all times.
    Consistently adhere to the policies and practices of BGCDE OCCL and Delaware STARS.
  • Contribute toward development of a positive identity and strong presence for the Boys & Girls
    Club in the community.
  • Assume other tasks, assignments and responsibilities as needed or directed.
    Minimum QualificationsYouth Development Professional I18 years of age or olderMust have School Age Site Assistant CertificateMust be able to pass an FBI clearance, State of Delaware Criminal History Background Check, National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, and National and State Child Abuse Registry Check per DelaCare
    regulations.Youth Development Professional II & III20 years of age or older and ability to drive 8 passenger van ( must have valid driver's license with less than 5 points)First Aid/CPR Certification, or completion of certification within two months of date of hire.Must possess a School Age Site Coordinator Certificate from the Department of EducationMust be able to pass an FBI clearance, State of Delaware Criminal History Background Check, National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, and National and State Child Abuse Registry Check per DelaCare regulations.Click on this link to get more information on all levels of certification: levels https://www.doe.k12.de.us/cms/lib/DE01922744/Centricity/Domain/534/SA%20Qualifications%20for%20Packets%20for%202015.pdfEnvironmental and Working Conditions:Environmental and working conditions vary from indoors
    to outdoors; various meeting locations in and out of the Club; occasional
    statewide travel (e.g. training). Employees
    are subject to transfer from one department to another and from one club/school
    site to another as the needs of the organization change.

    Physical and Mental Requirements:
    • Maintain a high energy level.
    • Be comfortable working with children ages 6-12 in varying levels of physical activity.
    • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds when preparing rooms for activities.
    • Typically bends, stoops, walks and sometimes runs on a regular basis while interacting with children in various activities throughout the day.
    • Ability to perform duties effectively under stressful conditions; ability to make decisions quickly and accurately with tact and impartiality
    • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively both verbally and in writingWork hours: Monday- Friday, between the hours of 6am- 6pm.
      Must have flexibility to work split shift during school year

      Salary determined by certification level
      PT Employee Benefits Incentives:Medical Benefits- Part-time employees who meet the following criteria are eligible for benefits per Affordable Care Act (ACA) Guidelines:1 (one) year of service averaging 30 hours per week.Vision & Dental1 (one) year of service averaging 25 hours per week.
      • Paid Time Off
      • Tickets at Work - Entertainment Events Ticket Discounts!
      • Employee Assistance Program
        Note: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor is it to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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Keywords: Boys And Girls Clubs of Delaware, Newark , Youth Development Professional, Other , Newark, Delaware

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