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

Careers

Join us at our Job Fair!

April 23, 2015

3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

3218 E. Belknap Street

Fort Worth, TX 76111

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.


Academic Coordinator (Full-Time)

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is currently seeking candidates for the position of Academic Coordinator for the Comin’ Up Gang Intervention Program. Comin’ Up Program serves gang-involved youth between the ages of 13-24 years in Fort Worth communities. The Academic Coordinator, under the supervision of the Director of Case Management, is responsible for the recruitment, selection, assessment, supervision, and evaluation of members; monitoring members’ academic progress; providing academic advising and information; and providing career advising, assessment, and information. The Academic Coordinator is responsible for assisting members to meet their educational goals which include but not limited to obtaining GED, obtaining high school diploma and assisting interested members with preparing, applying and enrolling into college. The Academic Coordinator assists the Director of case Management with coordinating tutoring services provided by Education Service Providers. 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 one year experience working with at-risk youth and/or gang involved youth • Ability to work split shirt (partial day hours and partial evening/night hours) • Knowledge of gangs and/or gang activity • Knowledge of problems and barriers at-risk youth face • Knowledge of case management techniques and/or processes • Knowledge of GED requirements • Knowledge of college preparation and enrollment process • Ability to work with at-risk youth • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships • Ability to be patient with youth and adults • Ability to work independently with limited supervision • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Effective oral and written communication skills • Effective time management skills • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills • Efficient with Microsoft Office • Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification • 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 Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sherry Hudson at shudson@fortworthkids.org by May 1, 2015.

Marketing Manager (Exempt, Full-Time)

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. One of the key functions of this generalist position is the in house design and production of all marketing materials. 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. Qualified applicants will have an impressive track record with demonstrated competence in all facets of marketing, as well as the management of public relations. 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. Work experience in the Boys & Girls Club Movement (national or local Club) is an advantage. 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 Velarde at lvelarde@fortworthkids.org by May 15, 2015.

Operations Assistant (Full-Time)

The full-time Operations Assistant is responsible to the Chief Operating Officer to assist in the overall operations of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth. It is understood that much of the information obtained will be confidential in nature and shall not be discussed with anyone but the Chief Operating Office or his/her designee. Candidates should be a college graduate or have equivalent experience and have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Candidates should be extremely flexible to meet the constantly changing requirements/requests of the position. Candidates should possess the ability to train and direct staff and/or volunteers; and must possess extensive knowledge of computers and relevant software. Candidates must possess a degree of expertise in communicating with all levels of staff both verbal and written and, therefore, must have excellent writing skills plus strong verbal and communication skills. Candidates must possess accounting skills to assist in the preparation of payroll, budgets, and government reports paying close attention to detail and reporting due dates. Working knowledge of Branch Operations of the Boys & Girls Club a plus as well as the desire and dedication to support programs benefiting Club youth. Candidates must be able to pass a BGC background check at any time. Interested candidates should send resume to Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

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. 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 submit your cover letter and resume to Melvin Carter at mcarter@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 877-3626 by April 30, 2015.

Assistant Music Director (part-time)

The part time Assistant Music Director reports to the Music Clubhouse Director and will be working with youth to facilitate music instruction with the goal of developing youth character. Candidates must have the ability to play one or more musical instruments. Recording knowledge preferred. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 2 years experience dealing with disadvantaged youth. Candidates should have a practical working knowledge and appreciation in the general field of music. Some fundamental knowledge of Boys & Girls Club programming methods is a plus. Candidates should have basic computer knowledge in order to demonstrate and guide lessons as well as to document program activities and reports. All candidates must be able to pass a Boys & Girls Club background check at any time. Email or fax resumes to: Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

Cultural Enrichment Director (part-time)

They Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is looking to hire a part-time Cultural Enrichment Director for one of the branch locations. 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. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and able to pass any and all Boys & Girls Clubs background checks at any time. Interested candidates should send resume to Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

Summer Staff

The Summer Staff position at the Club reports to the Branch Director and is responsible for assisting staff while working with youth in a variety of environments. Position will assist with arts & crafts, health & physical education, and academic tutoring depending on the assignment. Postion assists the Branch Director in promoting and supervising various activities in the assigned branch, assists in keeping all equipment in good repair. Staff will assist the Branch Director and other staff preparing and presenting programs in the department assigned, assist in planning field trips and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the club equipment and physical facilities as directed by the Branch Director. Staff will also perform other tasks as assigned by the Branch Director and assist in the daily clean-up of program area. Must be able to pass a BGC background check at any time. Summer position that ends beginning of August. Must be able to work day/afternoon hours during summer. Email or fax resumes to: Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

Summer Lifeguard

Lifeguards needed for the summer at the Panther Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth. 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 with First Aid Certification by the American Red Cross. Experience is preferred. Positions are part-time, 35 hours a week. Certified lifeguards should send resume to Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

Lifeguard

Lifeguards needed for the summer at the Panther Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Comin’Up Program. 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 with First Aid Certification by the American Red Cross. Positions are part-time, 20 hours a week. Certified lifeguards should email Veronica Palacios at vpalacios@fortworthkids.org or fax resume to 817-877-3626 by April 30, 2015.

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. Interested candidates should send resume to Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

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. Interested candidates should send resume to Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

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 21 years of age to be covered under the Boys & Girls Club vehicle insurance. Interested candidates should send resume to Jim Larkin at jlarkin@fortworthkids.org or 817-222-0911 by April 30, 2015.

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.