Title: Club Director
Reports To: CCOO
Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within a designated stand-alone Club, such as Education, Special Education, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts and Physical Education. Plan, develop, and oversee implementation and supervision of programs and program staff. Responsible for all administrative duties including statistical recordkeeping, bank deposits, etc.
Key Roles (Essential Responsibilities):
Plan and oversee the administration of club programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes.
Establish and maintain Club program goals and settings that ensure the health and safety of members. Ensure that club staff understand and effectively communicate standards of programs; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
Direct members through training, guidance and responsibilities for positive growth, according to their individual needs. Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities.
Develop, plan, execute and supervise a diversified youth development program consistent with the goals and objectives of the organization, as approved by the Area Director and Vice President of Operations.
Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
Control Club program and activity expenditures within approved budget.
Act as a liaison between the members, parents, teachers, and other community and social service agencies.
Provide the guidance necessary to maintain discipline and acceptable behaviors in the Club.
Evaluate program, activities, staff and volunteers to ensure the appropriateness, quality and effectiveness of services. Oversee the day-to-day activities in accordance with established standards and goals.
Provide leadership to staff for better understanding and needs of the individual member.
Establish and conduct special programs to meet the needs of the clubs clientele.
Provide counseling and follow‐up on individual members as necessary and identify members’ individual needs.
Increase visibility of Club programs via posting of daily schedule, announcements of upcoming events and dissemination of timely information for the development of advertising and promotion through mailings, fliers and media releases.
Promote and stimulate participation in club membership, including the promotion and coordination of inter‐departmental activities and special events.
Plan, organize and conduct programs utilizing community resources.
Maintain accurate records of activities, programs, scheduling, and members using computer database/software.
Assist in conducting regular staff meetings as well as periodic volunteer meetings.
Recommend requisition of supplies and equipment and maintain a safe environment.
Assist in the supervision of the care, maintenance and cleanliness of equipment, building, grounds and vehicles.
Maintain concession stand up to HRS standards, keep concession stand stocked.
Manage facilities and ensure productive work environment, maintaining an inventory of all program equipment and supplies in good order.
Administer CPR & first aid as necessary.
Adhere to established time schedules.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer) Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.
- External: Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving challenges.
Skills & Knowledge Required:
Preferably a Bachelors Degree in education/recreation or a related field, or the equivalent combination of educational and work experience
Minimum of 5 years experience in planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of children
Strong leadership skills (management/supervisory experience)
Strong communication skills (verbal, written and listening)
Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, email)
Strong administrative skills/experience required
Certificate of first aid and CPR
Valid Florida driver’s license – must be able to meet insurance requirements
CDL, Class B Florida license with passenger & air brake endorsements and a safe driving record preferred (Will be required to obtain license within 6 months)
Ability to distinguish when time to discipline and time to counsel members (good judgment).
Ability to be creative with programs, members, room decor, etc.
Skills for planning and initiating activities based on youth developmental needs.
- Ability to supply creative ideas and suggestions for new programs or methods for improving old ones.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear
- Occasionally required to sit
- Frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Why Work Here?Founded in 1971, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is a not-for profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health leadership and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. The Clubs provide more than a safe, fun and constructive alternative to being home alone -they offer a variety of award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem and values during critical periods of growth. The thirteen Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County serve more than 6,000 children ages 6-18. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is to inspire and assist all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Do you enjoy working with kids? Do you want an opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of today's youth?
Riviera Beach, FL