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Youth Development Professional I & II

at Boys & Girls Club in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Youth Development Professional I & II
Opportunities in all three counties
Under the supervision of the Childcare or Program Director, the youth worker is responsible for
assisting with the development and effective operation of a quality school-age childcare
program that complies with current Delacare rules for school-age centers.
Essential Functions
 Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with current state licensing requirements
for
school age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed or directed.
 Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with current state licensing requirements
for
school age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed or directed.
 Assist Childcare or Program Director in effectively delivering a variety of ageappropriate programs and activities, which reflect Boys & Girls Club’s five core program
areas and Youth Development Strategy, for children ages 6 – 12.
 Help ensure safe implementation of all programs and activities. This involves, but is
not limited to: condition of equipment and facilities, age-appropriateness, ability levels,
weather, appropriate use of equipment and supplies.
 Assist Childcare or Program Director in supervising children within guidelines
established by Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, and in compliance with applicable
state licensing regulations.
 Assist Childcare or Program Director in maintaining productive relationships
with parents, school faculty and administrators and staff, and other visitors to the Club.
 Present yourself as a positive role model for children at all times.
Consistently adhere to the policies and practices of BGCDE OCCL and Delaware
STARS.
 Contribute toward development of a positive identity and strong presence for the Boys &
Girls
Club in the community.
 Assume other tasks, assignments and responsibilities as needed or directed.
Minimum Qualifications
Youth Development Professional I
18 years of age or older
Must have School Age Site Assistant Certificate
Must be able to pass an FBI clearance, State of Delaware Criminal History Background Check,
National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, and National and State Child Abuse Registry
Check per DelaCare
regulations.
Youth Development Professional II
20 years of age or older and ability to drive 8 passenger van (must have valid driver’s license
with less than 5 points)
First Aid/CPR Certification, or completion of certification within two months of date of hire.
Must possess a School Age Site Coordinator Certificate from the Department of Education
Must be able to pass an FBI clearance, State of Delaware Criminal History Background Check,
National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, and National and State Child Abuse Registry
Check per DelaCare regulations.
Click on this link to get more information on all levels
of certification: levels https://www.doe.k12.de.us/cms/lib/DE01922744/Centricity/Domain/534/
SA%20Qualifications%20for%20Packets%20for%202015.pdf
Environmental and Working Conditions:
Environmental and working conditions vary from indoors
to outdoors; various meeting locations in and out of the Club; occasional
statewide travel (e.g. training). Employees
are subject to transfer from one department to another and from one club/school
site to another as the needs of the organization change.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
 Maintain a high energy level.
 Be comfortable working with children ages 6-12 in varying levels of physical activity.
 Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25
pounds when preparing rooms for activities.
 Typically bends, stoops, walks and sometimes runs on a regular basis while interacting
with children in various activities throughout the day.
 Ability to perform duties effectively under stressful conditions; ability to make decisions
quickly and accurately with tact and impartiality
 Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and communicate
effectively both verbally and in writing
Salary starts at $13.00/hourly based upon certification level
Work hours vary from site-to-site.
COVID-19 Precaution(s):
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place
COVID precautionary questions and facial coverings.
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Note: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of
employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor is it to be interpreted as a
comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of
employees assigned to this job.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Boys and Girls Clubs of
Delaware does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or
any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of
qualifications, merit, and business need. 

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Job Posting: 840653

Posted On: Sep 03, 2021

Updated On: Oct 11, 2021