Education Specialist

Job Description

Organization:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

Organization Type:

501(c)(3)

Job Location:

Front Range

Type of Job:

Full-time

Job Category:
Programs/Services
Job Description:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is offering an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our dynamic, forward-thinking team. We rely on the dedication of caring employees to provide a safe, nurturing environment for kids to learn and grow. We take pride in our highly skilled, diverse and committed workforce. Our staff are educators, coaches, artists, mentors, community leaders and ambassadors. Join a team of passionate individuals who are working to make a difference for kids.
Education Specialist – Johnson Boys & Girls Clubs
This position is part of a team-oriented Club staff dedicated to our theory of change. This position will plan, supervise and implement a variety of high-yield activities and targeted programs focused on academics, character, leadership, and service learning. Specifically, this position will be responsible for facilitating the accelerated reading program, Youth of the Year, leadership clubs (Torch Club and Keystone Club), and service learning projects for ages 6 to 18. This position will collaboratively organize and participate in club-wide and organizational-wide events.
This position helps members to make appropriate choices about their education, career, social, physical and emotional needs. The position also assesses the developmental needs, interests and characteristics of youth to develop targeted programs that result in an outcome-driven club experience.
Additional responsibilities may include: meeting with other club staff, inventory and purchase of teaching materials, upkeep of area, maintaining the budget and participating in ongoing professional development.

Areas of Responsibility

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning in education, human or social services, theatre, art or a related field of study. Equivalent experience directly serving youth in a similar role may be substituted on a year-by-year basis.
• At least one year of direct youth service experience and will have a demonstrable record of planning and implementing youth programs. Previous experience working with at-risk youth is preferred, as is a background in education. Volunteer service may be substituted on a year-by-year basis.
• Candidates must be able to pass a drug test, criminal and driving records investigation.
• The successful candidate will primarily work indoors. Accordingly, the ability to use a variety of equipment including janitorial and office equipment is required. The job requires the ability to stand for extended periods, kneel, reach, bend, and lift objects weighing in excess of 25lbs. Outdoor work and moderate physically demanding activities may be required on occasion. The ability to read and write is necessary to complete reports and properly document program and organizational data. A valid driver’s license and ability to be insured under the company’s insurance policy is also a requisite.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • See above job description.

Compensation/Benefits

Details:
Status: Full-time (40 hours per week), Hours: 1:00p.m-9:30 p.m. during the school year, 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. during the summer; Pay Range: $29,000 – $31,000; Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance, a generous 401(k) matching program, paid time off including holidays and birthday, paid parental leave, professional development opportunities and more!

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobs@bgcmd.org. Please include the position title in the subject line of the e-mail. This position will remain open until filled.

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