Youth Development Professional (YDP)
This position is designed to help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills to participate the democratic process. Program participants also develop leadership skills and gain opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.
The Youth Development Professional is part of a team-oriented Club staff dedicated to serving our youth and creating an optimal Club Experience. This position will plan, supervise and implement a variety of high-yield activities and targeted programs within a health and life skills focus.
This position is responsible for: ensuring youth development principles are incorporated into art programs and activities; providing guidance and discipline to ensure a safe and positive environment for youth; ensuring the incorporation of character development, age appropriate and gender-specific programs and activities; ensuring that culturally diverse programs are implemented; assisting, as needed, in the planning, implementation, and delivery of activities and programs for youth ages 6 to 18.
YDP Targeted Areas
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Prepare Youth for Success
This position’s primary responsibilities are:
This position helps members to make appropriate choices about their education, career, social, physical and emotional needs as it relates to health and their future goals. The position also assesses the developmental needs, interests and characteristics of youth to develop targeted programs that result in an outcome-driven club experience.
Health and Safety
Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with club staff and volunteers, club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.
High School diploma or GED
Ability to pass DCF Level II background screening and drug test
This position generally works M – F, 2PM – 7PM, but may require longer hours outside of this schedule and occasional weekends when necessary. Work is conducted indoors and outdoors.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
The Boys and Girls Clubs of NE Florida is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
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