Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles,

Youth Development Professional

1 month ago
Employment type
Part Time
Los Angeles

Job Title: Youth Development Professional

Job Type:

  • Part-Time Regular (20-22.5hrs per week, must be available M-F) (Teledoc Benefits Available)
  • Part-Time Seasonal (20-22.5hrs per week, must be available M-F from June 14, 2021 - August 6, 2021) (Teledoc Benefits Available)

Salary: $17.25-19 Per Hours

Other: $300 signing bonus, paid at the 30-day anniversary & Annual Scholarship Opportunities available

Our Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Location: •Bell Gardens Clubhouse - 7104 Perry Road Bell Gardens, CA 90201

The position of Youth Development Professional is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating program outcomes in the core areas of academic and career success, health and recreation activities, character and leadership development, the arts and special targeted programs.

In addition, the position also provides supervision and promotes engagement of Club members, and ensures a safe and supportive environment for club members by promoting positive relationships.


Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes. Promotes and stimulates program participation. Orients new members programs, special events, and opportunities as well as club safety, program and disciplinary rules. Provides guidance and role modeling to members. Participates as part of a team to run quality programs by helping out where needed or directed, which may include driving the club vans, etc. Participates in training / educational opportunities to expand knowledge and skills. Additional duties as assigned.

Implements, monitors and evaluates programs, services and activities for members. Develops and posts weekly and monthly program plans. Monitors and evaluates programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members and quality in programs. Recognizes club members for program participation and programs / enhancement of existing programming.

This position reports to the club Program Director or Site Director. This position does not include specific supervisory or fiscal accountabilities.


  • Internal: The position will be expected to develop positive and supportive professional relationships with members, serving as a positive role model for young people through communication, dress, and attitude. The position will also engage in extensive interaction with club staff in program management and club operations.
  • External: As needed the position will be involved in collaborative, or engage in leading, community outreach, program extension, and club related event activities.


  • Knowledge of subject matter within core areas and youth development in general.
  • Skilled in creative planning, implementing quality youth programs, organizational /and project management, and working toward positive outcomes.
  • Ability to deal effectively with members, including disciplinary issues. Demonstrated ability in relationship building and working with young people and parents. Ability to demonstrate a professional manner in all interactions, able to facilitate a diverse group of youth effectively, and to organize time well and focus on completing assigned tasks with minimal supervision.

BENEFITS: What can we offer you for all your hard work?

  • Personal Fulfillment by making a difference in the lives of the youth in the community
  • Satisfaction in helping someone mature, progress, and achieve goals
  • Annual Scholarship Opportunities
  • Access to Teledoc. Teledoc provides free general and mental health assistance
  • $300 sign on bonus
  • Free Club membership and registration for staff member’s children (6-18 years old)
  • Ongoing support from management
  • Participation in community & recognition events
  • Learn about yourself, personal growth
  • Trainings include but not limited to: Communication Skills, Promoting Positive Behavior, Problem Solving, Listening Skills, Boundary Setting, Building Self-Esteem. Relationship Building, Cultural Diversity, and Positive Youth Development.
  • Career Development
  • Have fun!


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Combined experience and / or formal training equivalent to a minimum of three years where:
    • There is experience working with youth and knowledge of youth development.
    • Formal training, and / or experience teaching youth while creating engaging learning experiences.
    • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Hold a valid drivers’ license and pass motor vehicle driving record check.
  • Pass criminal background check.
  • Pass (negative result) a TB test.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a course of higher education or have received a degree from an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications
  • Prior experience working in a Boys & Girls Club.

BGCMLA is an equal opportunity employer. BGCMLA, in accordance with applicable laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), legally-protected medical condition or information, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. Discrimination based on sex includes discrimination based on gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender identity), gender stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions, and any other basis protected by law.

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