BGCMS is hiring! 

  1. Medford Club Director

  2. Somerville Assistant Director

  3. Medford Program Leader

  4. Medford Front Desk Staff/Office Assistant

1. MEDFORD CLUB DIRECTOR

Do you have experience leading a Boys and Girls Club or another site-based youth program? Are you dedicated to expanding out-of-school time opportunities for youth? Are you ready for the next step in your career? The Boys and Girls Clubs of Medford and Somerville (BGCMS) is seeking an experienced, dedicated, and mission-driven, full-time Club Director for the Medford Boys and Girls Club. Located in Medford Square, the Medford Clubhouse serves approximately 100 young people aged 6 to 18 each day and serves more than 250 youth annually. Successful candidates will have relevant youth development and management experience, and be able to independently balance several projects and programs simultaneously. Superior communication skills with youth and co-workers are essential. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position Description:  The Medford Club Director is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the Medford Clubhouse, Club programs, and Club staff. The Club Director has primary responsibility for safety compliance and quality assurance in programs, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, community relations, and membership administration in accordance with organizational policies and standards.

Some of the responsibilities for this role include:

  • Overseeing all Club programs, services and activities to ensure consistent delivery of quality programming that meets member needs and interests.
  • Supervise and manage all Club Program staff, maintaining regularly scheduled meetings and overseeing staff performance evaluations and professional development.
  • Manage Club member recruitment, registration, attendance and tracking.
  • Develop and maintain data collection systems including surveys, evaluations, monthly reports, membership fee collection, permission slips, permits etc.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with key community partners, schools, and volunteer groups.
  • Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and outcomes, prepare and submit any reports needed by the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, foundation or other program funders
  • Plan and organize programs and events with other Boys & Girls Clubs, community agencies and organizations
  • Develop and foster strong working relationships with potential and current donors, external community groups, school officials, government officials and others as needed.
  • Oversee development and promotion of school vacation and Summer Camp programming, serving as the Medford Summer Camp Director in the months of July and August.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in youth development work, with at least of one year in a non-profit management or supervision role.
  • Considerable knowledge of: the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of Boys and Girls Clubs and youth development principles and practices.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow staff, subordinates, Board members, community groups, and other related agencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Experience working with Efforts to Outcomes or other member tracking software strongly preferred.
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (can be provided upon hire).
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Bilingual or ability to speak multiple languages preferred.
  • Ability to pass a National Criminal and Sex offender background checkValid MA driver’s license required.

This position is full-time with hours between 10:00 am – 7:30 pm, Monday-Friday, occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.

BGCMS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 3 weeks paid vacation, health, dental, and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, and a 401K plan with a match. We offer training throughout the year and other opportunities for networking, professional development, and leadership development.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Medford Club Director” to Director of Operations, Laura Perry, at lperry@bgcms.org.


2. SOMERVILLE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

  • POSITION SUMMARY: The Somerville-Healey Assistant Director is part of the Club leadership team in our shared-space Club at the Arthur D. Healey School. This Club serves 100 enrolled members annually with a staff team of 5 and community volunteers. This position is the “right-hand” to the Club Director and serves as part of the senior staff team.
  • Schedule : This position requires availability Monday –Friday, 12pm – 6:30 p.m. This is a part time position of 30 to 33 hours/week. Opportunities are available for up to full-time employment during the summer at our Medford Summer Camp.
    POSITION START DATE: ASAP
    LOCATION: Somerville-Healey Boys & Girls Club, 5 Meacham Street, Somerville, MA 02145
    SALARY: $16-17/hour, based on experience
    **Bi-lingual speakers encouraged to apply — specifically Portuguese, Spanish, and/or Haitian Creole
  • Some of the responsibilities for this role include:
  • Oversee the implementation of designated Clubhouse programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes.
  • Oversee the provision of day to day programs activities in accordance with established standards and goals and as directed by the Somerville-Healey Club Director.
  • Help ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program areas and that all program staff have support to lead successful programs.
  • Work with Club Director and Program staff to establish and maintain Clubhouse program goals and program areas/settings/spaces that ensure the health and safety of members.
  • Help ensure that all site staff understand and effectively communicate standards of programs, including child safety and site cleanliness.
  • Primary responsibility for the Club’s “front desk”, member management and outcomes tracking, including: data collection, survey management, and outcomes reporting in a timely and accurate manner including Efforts to Outcomes (ETO). (Training available)
  • Develop and implement collaborative programs and events with staff from other clubhouse departments as well as staff from other BGCMC clubhouses and community organizations as appropriate.
  • Manage Club volunteers and volunteer groups (in cooperation with Volunteer Manager and Club Director) to maximize our members’ experiences, as well as create exceptional volunteer experiences.
  • Support Club Director in managing school and community partner relationships that involve and benefit Club members and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.
A minimum of three years of experience in youth development work. Experience in a Boys and Girls Clubs is a major plus.
Considerable knowledge of: the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of Boys and Girls Clubs and youth development principles and practices.
First Aid/CPR certification required (can be provided upon hire).
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Bilingual or ability to speak multiple languages preferred.
Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to model a professional appearance and team attitude
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to pass a National Criminal and Sex offender background check

MA Driver’s License strongly preferred.

TO APPLY:
Please apply via email. Must include both cover letter and resume as attachments, and please specify the position title (Assistant Director) in the subject line. Attention: Laura Perry, Director of Operations, lperry@bgcms.org.


3. MEDFORD PROGRAM LEADER 

Position Summary: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Medford and Somerville Program Leader will be a flexible and creative individual who is able to manage youth development programs and activities as well as homework and small tutoring groups. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with demonstrated experience as a youth work professional – youth program leadership experience a huge plus!

Schedule : This position requires availability Monday –Friday, 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. as well as an additional 3 hours of program planning time. This is a part time position of 28 hours year-round. Opportunities are available for up to full-time employment during the summer at our Medford Summer Camp.
POSITION START DATE: ASAP
LOCATION: Medford Boys & Girls Club, 30 Forest Street, Medford, MA
SALARY: $12 to $13/hour, based on experience
**Bi-lingual speakers encouraged to apply — specifically Portuguese, Spanish, and/or Haitian Creole

SOME OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
1. Lead youth programs and activities with an emphasis on one or more of the following areas: Character and Leadership, The Arts, Sports and Fitness, Academic Success, and Health and Life Skills
2. Provide academic support, through homework support as well as through education-based programs, to youth ages 6-14 (up to 18 in our Medford Club).
3. Help ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area(s).
5. Ensure implementation of a high-level of child and Club Safety practices, supervising youth in a shared space program, and following behavior management plans.
6. Set program goals and track daily program participation.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:
– High School degree required, some college preferred. Minimum 18 years of age
-Minimum of one year of experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar youth serving organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of youth aged 6-18
-Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
-Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
-Ability to model a professional appearance and team attitude
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Ability to pass a National Criminal and Sex offender background check

TO APPLY:
Please apply via email. Must include both cover letter and resume as attachments, and please specify the position title (Program Leader) in the subject line. Attention: Laura Perry, Director of Operations, lperry@bgcms.org.


4.  MEDFORD FRONT DESK STAFF/OFFICE ASSISTANT

POSITION SUMMARY: The Front Desk Staff/Office Assistant provides regular clerical and administrative support to Club Staff as necessary. Meets and greets every member, parents and guests, ensures members sign-in and -out, performs receptionist and office duties such as answering phones, filing, data-entry, and customer service.

Schedule : This position requires availability Monday –Friday, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. This is a part time position of 20 hours/week. Opportunities are available for up to full-time employment during the summer at our Medford Summer Camp.
POSITION START DATE: ASAP
LOCATION: Medford Boys & Girls Club, 30 Forest Street, Medford, MA
SALARY: $13 – $14/hour, based on experience
**Bi-lingual speakers encouraged to apply — specifically Portuguese, Spanish, and/or Haitian Creole

  • SOME OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
  • Greet all members, parents and visitors.
  • Ensure all members sign-in and –out; maintain daily attendance records.
  • Help enter membership forms, program attendance and tracking forms into Efforts to Outcomes software (ETO). (*Software training provided)
  • Collect and distribute information as needed to Club members and families as directed.
  • Answer telephones, provide general information, and refer callers to Club staff or take messages as necessary.
  • Collect membership fees.
  • Perform other related administrative duties as requested.

SKILLS/ REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bi – lingual or ability to speak multiple languages strongly preferred
  • First Aid/CPR certification preferred
  • Office or clerical experience is preferred, but not required. Prior experience with the Boys & Girls Club or other youth serving agency is a plus.
  • Ability to pass a National Criminal and Sex offender background checkAdditionally, candidates must be able to:
    • Maintain a high energy level
    • Perform ongoing larger projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
    • Manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision
    • Identify potential safety/security concerns
    • Utilize clear communication skills

TO APPLY:
Please apply via email. Must include both cover letter and resume as attachments, and please specify the position title (Front Desk Staff) in the subject line. Attention: Laura Perry, Director of Operations, lperry@bgcms.org.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Medford and Somerville will recruit and select persons in all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive climate without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, color, political affiliation, creed, national origin, marital status, or any other status as protected by federal, state, and local laws. Boys & Girls Clubs of Medford and Somerville welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations for interviews and for service upon request. Boys & Girls Clubs of Medford and Somerville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.