Boys and Girls Club seeking applicants

Job hunters with a soft spot for kids, take note.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region is searching for two full-time and two part-time staffers to help make a difference in youths’ lives. All employees must submit to a criminal background and drug test; and be able to pass ongoing screenings throughout the time of employment.

The openings, and their respective job requirements are as follows.

Branch director at the E.A. Tutt Club, 1455 S. Chelton Road.

This full-time position is based at the E.A. Tutt Club, 1455 Chelton Road in Southeast. It is open to energetic professionals ages 25 and older who want to make a positive impact on youthful members’ lives.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Managing branch, staff and volunteers to ensure that appropriate interactions are taking place between club members and staff and volunteers.
  • Conducting weekly staff meetings to keep team members up-to-date on organizational information.
  • Documenting and reporting attendance.
  • Collecting and keeping accurate financial records, and communicating with both parents and the club accounts receiviable specialist.
  • Making sure that programs and activities are being run and documented on a weekly basis.
  • Completing a monthly site report for the director of operations.
  • Ensuring administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the physical property and equipment of the club, including use of the facility by outside groups.
  • Ensuring compliance with organizational polices.
  • Creating a relationship with area schools and continuously communicate therewith.
  • Completing club-provided training in CPR, First Aid, medication administration and universal precautions
  • Performing other job-related duties as assigned.

This position pays $31,200 and is available for the right candidate to start as early as next week. 

Kids Club 360 site director

This full-time position will find the right applicant running one of the club’s 360 Kids Club programs. These are before- and after-school programs based at academic campuses for children ages 5 to 12.

The right candidate must:

  • Be director qualified, according to Colorado standards. This means he or she must have a four-year degree with a major such as recreation, outdoor recreation, education or a subject in the human services field; or two years of college training and six months (910 hours) of satisfactory, verifiable experience in the care and supervision of children; or have three years’ satisfactory and verifiable experience working with children, plus either six semester hours of course work from an accredited or university or 40 hours of training course work applicable to school-aged children.
  • Recruit and reach average daily attendance goals.
  • Management and fulfill requirements on grants, as well as report on grants.
  • Have knowledge of and maintain the requirements of Colorado licensing standards.
  • Manage staff and ensure that appropriate interactions are taking place between children and staff.
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings to keep team members up to date on organizational information.
  • Complete quarterly staff evaluations.
  • Document and report on attendance.
  • Collect and keep accurate records of payment/charges and communicate with both parents and the AR specialist.
  • Make sure that programs and activities are being run and documented on a weekly basis, and that a monthly site report is completed for the director of operations.
  • Attending training sessions and staff development workshops as required by the state.
  • Perform other job-related duties.

The position pays $15 per hour and is available to the correct person starting Aug. 8.

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Kids Club 360 program lead

Open to an energetic and passionate adult age 19 or up, this position involves working with youths 5 to 12 at the clubs’ remote, school-based sites. The 20 to 25-hour per week position includes at least two weekly morning shifts (5:45 to 8 a.m.).

Other responsibilities and duties are:

  • Planning, implementing and documenting successful club programs in the areas of academic success, character and leadership; healthy lifestyles; and arts activities.
  • Adhering to policies and procedures in a pro-active manner, making safety and the care of children a primary focus.
  • Building a positive relationship with each club member, and fostering positive connections between participants.
  • Conducting yourself as a professional and representative of the organization when in contact with school staff, parents, children or anyone else.
  • Maintaining and enforcing rules and behavioral polices.
  • Contributing to the team.
  • Inspecting and cleaning, on a daily basis, the facility and equipment. Checking supplies to ensure all are accounted for and requesting more supplies if running low.
  • Actively participating in all aspects of staff or member development, weekly team meetings, pre-service training and additional 15 hours of tradining during the school year.
  • Participating in social programs and events, which may include those scheduled outside of club hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidates must also have a high school diploma or a GED, and bring at least 461 verifiable experience hours with school-aged children ages 4 and over. The position pays $14 per hour, and requires two morning shifts and five afternoon shifts (1:30 to 6 p.m.) per week.

A second Kids Club 360 program lead post, with an $11.50 per hour pay rate, is also open.

To apply to any of the positions, or for more information, email resume to Sherelle Bethel at sbethel@bgcppr.org. Be sure to include the position title about which you are inquiring in the subject line.

For more information about the clubs, visit bgcppr.org.

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