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Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club Before & After School Staff (YDP)

Posted: 11/23/2021

A Youth Development Professional (YDP) supports Club Leadership in providing an Outcome Driven Club Experience in a variety of programming areas including: Gym, Games Room, Learning Center, Computer Lab, Kitchen, Club Entry, and other targeted programming areas. The majority of responsibilities are working directly with youth, ensuring their safety, well-being and development through interactive play and other activities as directed.
The YDP is self-motivated, mature, energetic, and able to maintain clear and healthy boundaries with club members, parents and staff; able to communicate and interact with youth in a way that is age appropriate, motivational and positive in nature. The YDP must be flexible, have the ability to adapt to a work environment which changes often, must remain calm and solve problems in stressful situations. The YDP must anticipate and implement all elements of activities in an organized fashion.
• Provide engaged presence to prepare youth for success while creating a safe and healthy Club environment that facilitates positive youth development
• Ensure facilities, equipment & supplies are maintained
• Assist with planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs
• Collect and track Club member attendance, coursework and behavior data
• Model mature work behaviors to ensure a productive work environment
• Ensure program areas are set-up and cleaned up on a daily basis
• Assist in facilitation of club specific and BGCA core programs
• Assist in facilitation and delivery of High Yield Learning Activities (HYLAs)
• Ensure member confidentiality during and after employment: which includes, but not limited to membership data, and school data and other information obtained
• Affirm positive behavior in members, and deliver coaching conversations and redirection when needed
• Build partnerships with parents and families
• Develop programs and activities that support the three impact pillars: healthy lifestyles, good character and citizenship, and academic success

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