The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Youth Development Professional for the Big Spring Corps, located in Big Spring, Texas.
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 unit/branch 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.
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 maintain all office equipment, including but into limited to the copier, fax machine. Proficiency with Windows & Microsoft Office 365, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
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 III 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/Working Conditions
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 performed 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.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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