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Substitute Elementary Youth Development Professional

Tuesday, 20 March 2018
SUBSTITUTE ELEMENTARY YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL 
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove (BGCGG) provides hope and opportunity through school age, family strengthening, and community outreach programs, offering over 60 program locations that serve over 6,500 children daily and 13,000 families annually. BGCGG’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Our vision is to ensure that the children and youth who attend our programs become competent adults, caring parents, and responsible citizens.
 
Class: Non-Exempt, Casual
Hourly Rate: $11/hour
Hours: 10-15 hours/week excluding ASES recess periods – must be available at least 3 days between Mon-Fri and arrive 30 minutes before school dismissal to 6pm, Wednesdays are early release days, Instructors cannot leave earlier that 5:30pm two days per week and must arrive no later than school release two days per week. BGCGG will accommodate school schedules based on these set guidelines. Proof of schedule is required and Instructors must be willing to transfer.
Location: One of BGCGG’s various ASES sites
Contact: Human Resources, 714-530-0430
 
Primary Function: Develops and implements programs and services that align with the organization’s mission, vision and philosophies as well as grant and GGUSD guidelines. Serves as a role model for youth and establishes meaningful relationships that will encourage and motivate youth participation.
 
Communication
Uses effective communication and maintains a professional tone in written and verbal communication consistently with staff members, volunteers, school personnel, parents and all community stakeholders
Communicates all pertinent program information with supervisor
Follows communication guidelines in regards to attendance procedures, including but not limited to:
o Calls out 2 hours in advance and notifies supervisor of potential late arrival
o Requests time off 10 days in advance
Responds to all forms of communication in a timely manner
 
Professionalism
Maintains BGCGG Core Values and mission; follows BGCGG and GGUSD standards of conduct
Builds rapport with team, school personnel, members and families
Demonstrates flexibility
Maintains a cooperative and healthy work environment
Follows BGCGG Appearance Guidelines
Performs as a positive role model for youth and peers
 
Dependability
Meets organizational attendance guidelines
Completes assigned tasks and performs responsibilities in a timely manner (i.e. clerical, housekeeping)
Regularly attends staff meetings, trainings as needed; assists with special events as required
 
Problem Solving
Demonstrates effective problem solving methods
Adept at conflict resolution
Applies behavior management techniques when dealing with member discipline
Minimizes interpersonal conflict
 
Program Development & Implementation
Ensures that members participate in a variety of program activities; utilizes and maintains resources effectively
Develops a monthly calendar according to program guidelines using 5 Core Areas, member feedback and organization quality standards
Implements curriculum based program per organizational expectations
Engages and supports members’ hands-on experience with enriching activities
Maintains an orderly and clean area as well as respects school property; ensures program areas are safe, well ventilated and lit
Ensures members are recognized with positive reinforcement (i.e. Be Great Traits, Members of the Month)
Demonstrates leadership to ensure conduct, safety and development of members; implements classroom management system
 
Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent; preferably attending college
Childcare and educational experience preferred
Business and customer service experience as asset
Bilingual capabilities a plus (Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean)
 
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to uphold organization’s mission and values
Basic knowledge of group dynamics and youth development
Ability to effectively use written, verbal, and non-verbal communication
Ability to develop positive relationships and set appropriate boundaries
Awareness of classroom management and behavior strategies
Ability to adapt and be flexible
Ability to manage priorities and tasks including effective time management
Ability to recognize potential issues and apply problem solving as needed
Must be able to collaborate effectively
Uses resources effectively
 
Requirements
Position may require standing/sitting for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment, reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, bending at the waist; seeing to review and analyze reports, documents or other reports; hearing and speaking to communicate and provide information to others; speaking to be heard before groups of people; position may require to lift, carry, pull or otherwise move objects between 10-20 pounds
Must pass Staff Instructional Exam prior to employment
Fulfills minimum professional development requirement
 
BGCGG is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. I acknowledge that employment with BGCGG is based on the mutual consent that either I or BGCGG can terminate employment at-will with or without cause at any time. I understand and am capable of performing in a reasonable manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation, the duties and responsibilities described above.
 
 
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