Youth Development Professional - Part Time

2135 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407, USA Req #19913
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

JOB SUMMARY

Plans, implements, supervises members and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, supporting the Boys & Girls Club priority outcome areas of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character and Citizenship. 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. In absence of the Program Coordinator; may provide supervision oversight to other Youth Development Professionals to ensure continuity of program services at uniUbranch locations. Builds and maintains a professional relationship with all Club members and their families in order to help advance the mission of The Salvation Army.

Essential Functions:

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform job­ related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

Prepare Youth for Success (20%)

Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes:

Promotes and stimulates programparticipation.

Assists with registration of new members and participates in their club orientationprocess.

Provides guidance and role modeling tomembers.

Program Development and Implementation (70%)

Implements and administers programs, services and activities for Club members in an effective manner. May oversee special programs and services such as Youth of Year programs or Youth of the Month. Monitorsandevaluatesprograms, services,andactivitiestoensuresafetyofmembers, qualityinprograms and appearance of the branch at all times. Prepare periodic activityreports. Assists with implementation of outreach efforts to sustain and increase program membership and program participation.

Facility & Equipment Management (10%)

Assists in maintaining facility and equipment in good working order. Assists in maintaining all storage areas keeping them orderly and clean. Reports all repairs, maintenance, and janitorial needs to supervisor.

Additional Responsibilities:

May participate in special programs and/or events. May be required to drive Club vehicle. Assists in the conservation of all SalvationArmy resources. Abides by and enforce all Salvation Army policies and procedures. Be willing to assist in any way asked to fulfill the mission of The Salvation Army. May provide supervision oversight to other Youth Development Professionals in the absence of Program Coordinator. Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Other Responsibilities:

Performs other related work as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Materials and Equipment:

Computer, Microsoft Office Suite, Copier, Printer, Fax, Phone, Security System, AV Equipment, and Motor Vehicles.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Ability interacts with children and teens with patience and respect.


Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports in an accurate and complete manner. Ability to support and coordinate activities and events.

Ability to clearly communicate roles and responsibilities to individuals and groups. Ability to schedule meetings.


Ability to interact with co-workers, volunteers and the public in a positive, professional manner. Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

Ability to operate and generally maintainalloffice equipment,including but into limitedtothecopier, faxmachine.


Proficiency with Windows & Microsoft Office 365, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Education and Experience:


High School Diploma or G.E.D. and previous work in related field with Children and Youth preferred and Commitment to actively participate in a Professional Development Plan including Level II & Levell Ill Training which includes completion of 20 Credit Hours of Boys & Girls Club of America Spillett Training.

Licenses & Certifications:

Must possess a valid driver's license and a clear driving record.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to deal comfortably with stressful situations and follow emergency procedures.

Ability to multi-task, ability to follow instructions and complete tasks in a safe and effective manners.

Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.

Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.

Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Duties are usually performef by combinations of sitting, standing and walking on a frequent change basis.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor recreational environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like.

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Corps Admin
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Max Hiring Rate $10.50
Location on Google Maps
  • 2135 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407, USA