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.


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. Email resume and cover letter to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Prevention Specialist (Full Time)

The Positive Action Program is currently accepting resumes for Prevention Specialist position. The program is designed to teach youth positive actions for the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional areas of self. Program also assists youth in making smart decisions regarding alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and healthy living/choices. The Prevention Specialist is responsible for implementing the Positive Action curriculum and program. Prevention Specialist duties include, but not limited to: assist in planning, organizing, and implementing PA program and coordinate activities with schools, the Club, and the community; promote and stimulate community interest in the program; recruit participants; conduct presentations to youth, parents, small groups, large groups, and special events; assist in the evaluation of program activities and results; plan program activities; and the like. Bachelor’s Degree required in social work, counseling or related field. Prefer LBSW, LMSW, LPC-Intern or LPC. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience working with youth. Prefer applicants to have Associate Prevention Specialist designation or Certified Prevention Specialist designation. Must be able to pass agency and ISD background at any time. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance, and possess a valid Texas driver’s license for operation of motor vehicle relevant to the performance of duties. Bilingual preferred. Salary range is $33,000 - $35,000. Email cover letter and resume to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org.

Academic Coordinator

The Comin’ Up Academic Coordinator (AC) is responsible for providing the delivery of direct program services and activities to participants during each program year. Under the direction of the Director of Case Management, the AC is responsible for the recruitment, selection and assessment of all program participants; monitors participants’ academic progress; and provides academic advising. The AC is responsible for helping participants meet their educational goals. Educational goals include, but are not limited to, obtaining a high school credential and pursuing postsecondary education. The AC assists the Director of Case Management with coordinating tutoring services provided by Education Service Providers. The AC completes all related duties and tasks as directed by the Director of Case Management. Qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Social Work, Sociology, Education, or the like with at least 2 years professional experience working with at risk youth. Must also have 1 year experience providing assistance with obtaining a GED, alternative schools, traditional high schools, and/or postsecondary enrollment. Strong planning and organizational abilities, excellent documentation skills, and attention to detail are required. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license, clean driving history and must be at least 21 years of age to be covered under the Boys & Girls Clubs vehicle insurance. Email resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Cultural Enrichment Director (Part Time)

The Cultural Enrichment Director is responsible for promotion, instruction and supervising activities conducted in the Cultural Enrichment Department. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 2 years experience dealing with disadvantaged youth. Candidates should possess a degree of expertise in one or more arts & crafts media and a practical working knowledge and appreciation in the general field of arts & crafts. Must possess a valid Texas drivers’ license, liability insurance and must be at least 21 years of age to be covered under the Boys & Girls Club vehicle insurance. This part time hourly position reports to the Branch Director. Email resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org.

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 resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to 817-222-0911 attention Karen Trimble.

Executive Administrative Manager (Full Time)

The goal of the position is to provide executive level support to the president that results in greater organizational capacity for efficiency, external activities, donor engagement and completion of the strategic plan. Duties include executive level management of president’s calendar and task management, comprehensive performance reporting management, donor acknowledgements, board support, strategic plan support, administrative support to the president, and donor support whenever needed. Qualified applicants will be excellent communicators, highly organized, and professional, have strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance and possess a valid Texas driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to the performance of duties. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Ashlee Etheridge at aetheridge@fortworthkids.org.

Lifeguard

Multiple lifeguard positions are open for the summer program at the Panther Branch. Lifeguards promote, instruct and supervise activities conducted in and around the swimming pool area. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be certified as a Senior Life Saver and First Aid by the American Red Cross. Experience is preferred. Positions are part-time, $10/hour at 35 hours/week. Certified lifeguards should contact Karen Trimble at (817) 834-4711 x207.

Youth Development Specialist (Part-Time)

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. Applicants must also have reliable transportation, liability insurance, possess a valid Texas driver’s license, and be able to pass a FWISD background screen. Please send a cover letter and resume to Melvin Carter at mcarter@fortworthkids.orgor fax to (817) 877-3626. Closing date: May 2014.

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.

Career Launch Van Driver (contract)

The van driver is responsible for the safe operation of the Club vehicles and transportation of Comin Up and Career Launch members. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; interest in and ability to work with at-risk youth; ability to communicate with adults and youth. Applicants must possess a valid Texas driver's license, liability insurance and must be at least 21 years of age to be covered under the Boys & Girls Club vehicle insurance. Please email or fax resume to Sherry Hudson at shudson@fortworthkids.org or 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 Cantu at lcantu@fortworthkids.org or fax to 817.759.1209. Positions will be filled as needed.