Boys & Girls Clubs
of Greater Fort Worth
3218 E. Belknap
Fort Worth, TX 76111
(817) 834-4711

Careers

Boys & Girls Clubs looks for caring, qualified people to serve as role models for its members and to support operations. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is an equal opportunity employer.ALL CANDIDATES MUST PASS A BACKGROUND SCREEN(S). APPLICANTS MUST HAVE RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION, LIABILITY INSURANCE AND POSSESS A VALID TEXAS DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR OPERATIONS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RELEVANT TO THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES. It is recommended that applicants chosen to interview for a position arrive early to complete an application.


Marketing Manager

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is currently hiring for a Marketing Manager. This key position is chiefly responsible for the selection, design and implementation of the comprehensive marketing plan of a well branded organization that is changing the odds for youth in Fort Worth. The position serves as one of two approved spokespersons for the organization and initial point of contact for many exciting media opportunities throughout the year. Additionally, the individual is responsible for the donor database which includes setting policy, data management, and reporting for maximum performance in organizational philanthropic efforts. Qualified applicants will have an impressive track record with demonstrated competence in all facets of marketing, as well as the management of public relations, and data systems required. Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience in marketing, communications or related field. Must have MS Office skills and experience in Adobe Create Suite, and Dreamweaver or other content management systems. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred but not required. Work experience in the Boys & Girls Club Movement (national or local Club) is an advantage. Normal internal working environment. The position is full time and exempt is located at our Administrative Office in Fort Worth, TX. There is limited travel outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. The individual selected for this position must pass a background screen(s). Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance, and a valid Texas driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Lillian Verlarde at lvelarde@fortworthkids.org. Position will close on February 20, 2015.

Youth Development Specialist (Part-Time)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is currently seeking candidates for the part-time position of Youth Development Specialist for the Comin' Up Gang Intervention Program. The Youth Development Specialist reports to the Program Coordinator and assists in recruiting, orienting, and supporting the program experience for gang-involved youth. Responsible for the implementation and delivery of services to participants, as well as carrying out daily programs and activities by leading needs-based programming groups to help participants establish and achieve personal goals. Applicants must have experience working with youth and a good driving record. Must be able to pass agency background screens and drug screen at any time. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance and a valid Texas driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties. Must be able to work evening and nights. Please send a cover letter and resume to Melvin Carter at mcarter@fortworthkids.orgor fax to (817) 877-3626. Closing date: December 31, 2015.

Project Advisor

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is currently seeking candidates for the position of Project Advisor for the Upward Bound Program. The Project Advisor, under the supervision of the Upward Bound Program Director, is responsible for the delivery of program services and activities as stipulated in approved grant proposal(s) as well as compliance with legislation and regulations for the TRiO Upward Bound Program. Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. (Please click here to view full job description).
Key responsibilities include:
•) Conduct all activities and services listed in grant proposal as well as compliance with legislation and regulations related to TRiO Upward Bound to meet all grant objectives and goals successfully including but not limited to: recruitment, assessment, documentation of services, case management, monitor participant progress, data entry, reporting and evaluation.
•) Responsible for providing the delivery of direct project services and activities to assigned participants during each project year
•) Assists with the recruitment; selection; assessment; supervision; and year-end evaluation of all project participants; monitors participants’ academic progress; and provides academic advising and career information
Successful candidates will have:
•) Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required; preferred degrees include Education, Social Work, Counseling and Psychology
•) Minimum of two years of professional experience working with students and parents who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education
•) Must have a minimum of 1 year experience assessing academic needs, developing individual educational plans, and providing assistance or advising students with postsecondary enrollment
•) Ability to work evenings
•) Ability to work some nights and weekends
•) Thorough knowledge of college and financial aid application process
•) Must be able to pass FWISD background screen at any time
•) Must be able to pass agency background screens and drug screen at any time
•) Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance and a valid Texas driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties
HOW TO APPLY Think this is could be the right opportunity for you? We would love to hear from you. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Lisa Gallegos at lgallegos@fortworthkids.org by March 4, 2015. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to all agency background screenings and drug screening.

Music Club House Director

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is looking for a full time Music Clubhouse Director. The Music Clubhouse Director is responsible to the Branch Director for the implementation and successful execution of the afterschool music program for teens and pre-teens. The Music Clubhouse Director is responsible for running the program, supervising staff, teaching workshops and mentoring youth. (Please click here to view full job description). A Bachelor’s degree is required in relevant music industry related program; Master’s degree a plus. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance and a valid Texas driver’s license for the operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties. Candidate must be at least 21 years of age, able to pass a Boys & Girls Clubs background check at any time and available to work hours when needed on some nights/weekends as required. Please send cover letter and resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Teen Director (Part Time)

The Teen Director is responsible for providing year-round teen programming in the recruiting of youth ages 13-18 as well as attempting to reach additional youth through special events and activities. Applicants should have a minimum of two years experience working with children and adolescents; at least one year of program management preferably in designing and implementing teen programs. Ability to work flexible hours; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and the Internet. Applicant must possess a valid Texas Drivers’ license, have a clean driving record, and must be at least 21 years of age to be covered under the Boys & Girls Club insurance. Candidates will be required to pass any and all background checks. Email inquiry to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Front Desk Clerk - (Part Time)

The front desk clerk is responsible for checking in members and recording door attendance answering the phone; receiving monies for membership and issuing receipts maintain membership forms greeting and assisting visitors; assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the Club and other duties assigned by the Branch Director. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, demonstrate skills in reading and writing; ability to communicate with adults; and interest and ability to work with youth. Bilingual preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume to Karen Trimble or fax to 817-222-0911

Assistant Health & P.E. Director - (Part-Time)

The Assistant Health & P.E. Director is responsible to the Health & P.E. Director for planning, organizing, directing and supervising the athletic and physical education program of the Branch to which assigned. Should have experience in working with boys and girls. Should have experience in planning, organizing, directing and playing various activities and sports. Must possess and demonstrate the ability to develop and organize relevant, interesting and sound activities. Assist with the implementation of the Branch health and physical education program striving to coordinate its activities into the total Branch program. Responsible for the safety of the program participants and appropriate action in case of injury to assure proper care and treatment. Part-time Hourly. Please email resume and cover letter to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to 817.222.0911..

Assistant Education Director (Part-Time)

The Assistant Education Director is responsible for aiding the Education Director in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the educational program which includes the library and computer room. Candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent, with at least 2 years experience in a Boys & Girls Club or related setting dealing with youth. Must possess a knowledge of computers and related educational software and be able to pass a background check. Email resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Education Director (Full-Time)

Education Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and supervising the educational program which includes the library and computer room while incorporating drug, alcohol and tobacco resistance skills. The Education Director has to plan, organize and implement the Branch educational program striving to coordinate its activities with the schools and into the total Branch program. The Education Director must promote and stimulate interest in learning and participation in school. Provide programs to include computer education, tutoring, personal adjustment, and citizenship and leadership. Education Director is responsible for the care and maintenance of the educational department equipment and facilities. Candidates must pass agency background and/or drug screen any time, have reliable transportation, liability insurance and possess a valid Texas Driver’s license. Please email resume and cover letter to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to 817.222.0911.

Part-time Comin’ Up Case Manager Assistant

The Comin’ Up Case Manager Assistant is responsible for providing support services for gang intervention program sites at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth. Must be able to work directly with gang-involved youth from various ethnic backgrounds nightly, establishing relationships and delivering services that lead to academic and career success, healthy lifestyle choices, and strong character. Support services include, but are not limited to, college and career readiness, linking youth with services, outreach, mentoring, and assisting case managers with nightly activities. Must be knowledgeable of the community’s youth, problems, issues, and resources for accessing services in support of gang members and their families. Must have experience working with youth, reliable transportation, liability insurance, and a valid Texas driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties. Must be able to pass a background check at any time. High school diploma required; some college preferred. Email resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Van Driver (Part Time)

The van driver is responsible for the safe operation of the Club vehicles and transportation of Club members. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; interest in and ability to work with youth; ability to communication with adults and youth. Applicants must possess a valid Texas driver's license, liability insurance and must be at least 25 years of age to be covered under the Boys & Girls Club vehicle insurance. Please email or fax resume and inquiry to Karen Trimble at 817-222-0911.

Educational Service Provider (contract)

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill contract positions to tutor and mentor gang involved youth in the Comin' Up Program. Successful applicants should be able to instruct gang involved youth in general education subjects in order to pass the GED test as well as promote the importance of post secondary education. Applicants should also be able to relate to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds and communicate clearly through the written and spoken word. The dates and hours of contract work vary by program and discipline area. Qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Education, Social Work, Sociology or the like with at least 2 years professional experience working with at risk youth. Please note that this is a contract position. Please email a resume and cover letter to Sherry Hudson at shudson@fortworthkids.org or fax 817.877.3626.

Tutor/Mentor - Upward Bound (part-time/contract)

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill contract positions to tutor and mentor youth in its pre-college programs. Successful applicants should be able to instruct and tutor in specific areas of discipline and promote the importance of post secondary education. Applicants should also be able to relate to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds and communicate clearly through the written and spoken word. The dates of contract work vary by program and discipline area. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Lisa Gallegos at lgallegos@fortworthkids.org or fax to 817.759.1209. Positions will be filled as needed.