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Youth Development Professional

Company: Boys And Girls Clubs Of Greater Salt Lake
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Youth Development Professionals (YDP) develop fun, engaging, and age appropriate activities for youth and teens from diverse backgrounds. Using our three priority outcomes; academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles as a guide, Youth Development Professionals ensure that every Club Member has an Optimal Club Experience that sets them up for lifelong success. Successful YDPs have a passion for serving others and contributing to the wellbeing of the community at large. Youth Development Professionals have the ability to connect with young people and offer supportive relationships. They are team players willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that Club Members are safe, recognized, and given the opportunity to learn new skills. KEY ROLES / Primary Job Responsibilities: Establish rapport with youth and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement, and academic progress
Submit regular lesson plans, attendance sheets and other administrative duties
Provide active supervision continually interacting with all members and providing motivation and encouragement
Ensure engagement, stimulate participation, and promote consistent attendance of youth enrolled in activities
Plan special events, such as guest speakers, performances or field trips
Ability to work in high energy, loud, and active settings with large groups of youth and teens
Gain a working knowledge of grant outcome expectations and report results as requested REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge: Ability to prioritize tasks and accomplish them in a detailed, timely manner
Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with Club Members, peers, parents, community leaders, etc.
Self-motivated, comfortable with both independent and collaborative processes
Willing to share an area of interest, skill, or talent with youth
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
Past or current college/university enrollment preferred Additional Requirements: 21 years of age or older highly preferred (to meet driving requirements)
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
Must be able to pass drug screening
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (three hours or more consecutively)
Must be able to lift 30 pounds sporadically during a regular work shift
Must be able to be physically active (bend, kneel, reach, stretch, etc.) throughout a regular work shift

Keywords: Boys And Girls Clubs Of Greater Salt Lake, Salt Lake City , Youth Development Professional, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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