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Youth Development Professional

Do you have a passion for working with youth? Want to help create a positive impact on your community? The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta is looking for energetic, talented individuals who love working with youth in grades 2nd-8th in a fun, safe, and active environment. 

Youth Development Professionals are the cornerstone of the Club Experience. Whether they are creating fun activities, empowering youth leaders, or setting high expectations, our YDPs bring the key elements of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta to life. 

  Primary Function:  

  Success Factors:  

Under the supervision of the Unit Director/Program Director, the Youth Development Professional is responsible to provide planning, coordination, and implementation of activities and programs.  A variety of programs are provided to include: Character and Leadership Development, Education and Career Development, Health and Life Skills, The Arts, and Sports, Fitness and Recreation.

  • Ability to listen, to demonstrate patience, and to create a positive atmosphere with children.

  • Ability to organize group play activities.

  • Experience in early childhood development is preferred.

  • Knowledge of conflict resolution and mediation skills.

  • Knowledge of appropriate-age games, recreation, and fine arts.

  • The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.

  • The ability to supervise up to 20 youth at a time.

  Position Responsibilities:  

  • On-Site supervision of the Club members.

  • Maintains a positive outlook and attitude with children, and provide constructive feedback on their efforts and progress.

  • Plan and implement fun and engaging activities using Boys & Girls Club core program areas as a guide.

  • Adhere to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta policies and procedures.

  • Assist children in building conflict resolution skills and learning to accept responsibility for their actions.

  • Maintain positive discipline and safety procedures at all times.

  • Maintain respectful communication with members, parents, school personnel, and other staff.

  • Help maintain a clean facility--making sure children clean up after activities. Never leave a mess after an activity!

  • Additional duties as assigned by Unit Director.

  Experience / Education Required:  

  Wage / Benefits:  

  • One year of experience working with groups of children in a supervised setting is preferred, but not required.

  • Preference for work experience with low-income, disadvantaged children.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing youth programs.

This position is a part-time position, with a maximum of 25 hours per week during the school-year, and hourly wage is based upon qualifications and experience. Professional development opportunities and additional hours are available contingent upon funding and approval. 

The position requires availability during after-school, Monday through Friday.​ 


Interested in Joining our Team?

To join our dedicated team of Youth Development Professionals, please send us your Resume and Cover Letter to!

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