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.


Chief Operating Officer

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is currently seeking candidates for the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO is responsible for the ultimate operational implementation of the programs and services at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth. Areas of responsibility include all programs, program personnel, facility and fleet operation, partnerships, safety program, technology, data and reporting, and strategic leadership. Key job competencies include leading teams, program implementation, child safety, communication, building relationships, budgeting, meeting program goals, aligning performance with organization values and priorities, personal leadership, implementation, coordination, and informed enthusiasm for mission. Qualified applicants will have, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of an impressive track record with successful operational leadership of large, multi-functional and decentralized teams. Candidates must pass agency background and/or drug screen any time. Candidates must have satisfactory driving record, reliable transportation, liability insurance and possess a valid Texas Driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out job duties. Additional minimum requirements and preferred qualifications exist in the full position advertisement. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org by 5:00pm July 31, 2015. Please provide current contact information in the cover letter. Cover letters should also address the specific relevant success achieved. Only those advancing in the process will be contacted for additional screening. Click here to download the full posting!

CU Program Coordinator (Full Time, Exempt)

The Comin’ Up Program Coordinator, under the supervision of the CU Site Services Director, is responsible for the implementation and successful execution of program services and gang intervention services for the Comin’ Up Gang Intervention Program at assigned site. Program Coordinator provide fundamental support to Comin’ Up Program members to achieve short and mid-term indicators and long range outcomes. Comin Up Gang Intervention Program serves gang-involved youth between the ages of 13-24 years in Fort Worth communities. Responsibilities include safety of members, provide program services, provide to members personal growth, provide resources or referrals as needed, track data and complete required reports, and be a positive role model for gang involved youth. Comin Up Program staff along with Case Managers provides needs-based services and activities in efforts to reduce gang violence and influence positive change. The goal of the Comin’ Up Gang Intervention Program is to positively impact the lives of youth involved in gangs by providing needs-based services and activities to reduce the level of gang violence in the City of Fort Worth.

Education and Work Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university OR equivalent experience. • Minimum of two years experience working with at risk youth and/or gang involved youth

Minimum Qualifications Requirements: • Ability to work split shift (partial day hours and partial evening/night hours) • Ability to assist youth to progress and achieve their individual goals • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change • Ability to be patient with youth and adults • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Ability to network with the community and partner with outside agencies • Ability to manage a site and supervise staff • Ability to work independently with limited supervision • Ability to work with at-risk youth • Effective oral and written communication skills • Effective time management skills • Efficient with Microsoft Office • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills • Knowledge of gangs and/or gang activity • Knowledge of problems and barriers at-risk youth face • Knowledge of conflict resolution or mediation techniques • 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 satisfactory driving record, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and liability insurance for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties.

Success factors/job competencies in the position include: active listening, adaptability, case management, commitment to organizational values, commitment to safety, communication, computer and software proficient, dependability, detail oriented, ethical conduct, group facilitation and teaching skills, interpersonal skills, organization planning and prioritizing work, patience, problem solving, quality control, and sensitivity and mindfulness.

Physical demands: The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping/kneeling, reaching with hands and arms, and finger dexterity. This position requires extended talking, listening, sitting, walking, and standing; computer viewing, keyboard entry and use of wand/metal detector. Regularly lift up to 15 pounds. Regular operation of BGC 15 passenger bus with youth onboard is required for this position. Daily operation of a personal motor vehicle relevant to carrying out job duties is required for this position.

Work environment: This job is performed in a Boys & Girls Club, Community Center, and/or similar setting as well as in a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and at times loud. Work sites are located in low income areas and challenging neighborhoods/communities. Regularly supervisor 10-30 gang-involved youth at a time and at times up to 40-50 gang-involved youth ages 13-24 years; work with challenging youth and family members; may be exposed to emotional outbursts from youth or their family members, and at times work in inclement weather. Position requires a split shift schedule meaning daily schedule includes both day hours and evening/night hours and periodic weekend hours. Position requires regular home visits to member’s place of residence as well as school visits. Position requires employee to carry and utilize cell phone provided by BGC.

Applicants for the position are currently being accepted. The position closes on Friday, July 17, 2015 Current employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth should apply using the Internal Application. ll other applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org.

CU Case Manager (Full Time, Exempt)

The Comin’ Up Case Manager, under the supervision of the Director of Case Management, is responsible for the implementation and successful execution of case management services and programs for the Comin’ Up Gang Intervention Program. Case Managers provide fundamental support to Comin’ Up Program members to achieve short and mid-term indicators and long range outcomes. Comin Up Gang Intervention Program serves gang-involved youth between the ages of 13-24 years in Fort Worth communities. Comin Up Program along with Case Managers provides needs-based services and activities in efforts to reduce gang violence and influence positive change. The goal of the Comin’ Up Gang Intervention Program is to positively impact the lives of youth involved in gangs by providing needs-based services and activities to reduce the level of gang violence in the City of Fort Worth.

Education and Work Experience Requirements: • Some college credit hours required. Associates or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Preferred majors and/or degrees include Education, Social Work, Counseling and Psychology • Minimum of one year experience working with at risk youth and/or gang involved youth

Minimum Qualifications Requirements: • Ability to work split shift (partial day hours and partial evening/night hours) • Ability to assist youth to progress and achieve their individual goals • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change • Ability to be patient with youth and adults • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Ability to network and partner with outside agencies • Ability to work independently with limited supervision • Ability to work with at-risk youth • Effective oral and written communication skills • Effective time management skills • Efficient with Microsoft Office • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills • Knowledge of case management techniques and/or processes • Knowledge of gangs and/or gang activity • Knowledge of problems and barriers at-risk youth face • 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 satisfactory driving record, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and liability insurance for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties.

Success factors/job competencies in the position include: adaptability, case management, commitment to organizational values, commitment to safety, communication, computer and software proficient, dependability, detail oriented, ethical conduct, group facilitation and teaching skills, interpersonal skills, organization planning and prioritizing work, patience, quality control, and sensitivity and mindfulness.

Physical demands: The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping/kneeling, reaching with hands and arms, and finger dexterity. This position requires extended talking, listening, sitting, walking, and standing; computer viewing, keyboard entry and use of wand/metal detector. Regularly lift up to 15 pounds. Regular operation of BGC 15 passenger bus with youth onboard is required for this position. Daily operation of a personal motor vehicle relevant to carrying out job duties is required for this position.

Work environment: This job is performed in a Boys & Girls Club, Community Center, and/or similar setting as well as in a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and at times loud. Work sites are located in low income areas and challenging neighborhoods/communities. Regularly supervisor 10-30 gang-involved youth at a time and at times up to 40-50 gang-involved youth ages 13-24 years; work with challenging youth and family members; may be exposed to emotional outbursts from youth or their family members, and at times work in inclement weather. Position requires a split shift schedule meaning daily schedule includes both day hours and evening/night hours and periodic weekend hours. Position requires regular home visits to member’s place of residence as well as school visits. Position requires employee to carry and utilize cell phone provided by BGC.

Applicants for the position are currently being accepted. The position closes on Friday, July 10th. Current employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth should apply using the Internal Application. All other applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@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. Responsible includes assisting teen members with their personal growth, preparing them for future success as a young adult, planning and creating age appropriate activities for small and large groups of teens, building positive relationships, being a positive role model, teaching life skills, complete reports and data tracking, classroom management, and recruitment of teen members. 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. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and the Internet. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance, and a valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties. Required hours are Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 7:00 during the school year. Hours increase to 37.5 hours per week during the summer which are during the day. Candidates will be required to pass any and all background checks. Current employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth should apply using the Internal Application. All other applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org by July 6, 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. Responsibilities include working with youth ages 6-18 to teach them various forms of art, stimulate interest in various forms of art, responsible for planning and creating age appropriate activities for small and large groups of youth, being a positive role model, class room management and data tracking. Activity topics include arts, crafts, photography, drama, music, fine arts, dance, and the like. 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. Required hours are Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 7:00 during the school year. Hours increase to 37.5 hours per week during the summer which are during the day. Candidates must be able to pass any and all Boys & Girls Clubs background checks at any time. Current employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth should apply using the Internal Application. All other applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org by July 6, 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 ages 13-24. Responsible for the implementation and delivery of services to participants, as well as carrying out daily programs and activities by leading and facilitating needs-based programming groups to help participants establish and achieve personal goals. Duties include but not limited to: safety of members, supervise behavior of members, transport members using Boys & Girls Club vehicles, conduct one-on-ones, home visits and outreach to members, provide guidance and support to members to reach their goals and become productive citizens, and be a positive role to all members. Required work hours are 7:00pm – 11:00pm Monday – Friday.

Minimum Qualifications include: • Ability to work evenings and nights • Ability to work with at-risk youth • Ability and willingness to work at all program locations (all locations are located in Fort Worth) • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change • Ability to be patient with youth and adults • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Effective oral and written communication skills • Efficient with Microsoft office • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills • Knowledge of gangs and/or gang activity • 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 satisfactory driving record and a valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties

Physical demands: The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping/kneeling, reaching with hands and arms, and finger dexterity. This position requires extended talking, listening, sitting, walking, and standing; computer viewing, keyboard entry and use of wand/metal detector. Regularly lift up to 15 pounds. Regular operation of BGC 15 passenger bus with youth onboard is required for this position.

Work environment: This job is performed in a Boys & Girls Club or Community Center setting as well as in a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and at times loud. Work sites are located in low income areas and challenging neighborhoods/communities. Regularly supervisor 10-30 gang-involved youth at a time and at times up to 40-50 gang-involved youth ages 13-24 years; work with challenging youth and family members; may be exposed to emotional outbursts from members or their family members, and at times work in inclement weather. Position requires regular home visits to member’s place of residence. Assisting at and/or transferring to another location happens often to meet program needs. Required to work during regular program hours which are at night. Potential for day hours periodically throughout summer months. Evening and night hours are required for this position.

Current employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth should apply using the Internal Application. All other applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org Close date: OPEN.

Assistant Education Director (part-time)

They Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth is looking to hire a part-time Assistant Education Director. The Assistant Education Director is responsible for assisting the Education Director to plan and administer educational activities Responsibilities include working with youth ages 6-18 to implement educational activities for small and large groups of youth, tutor youth, classroom management, monitor behavior, ensure member safety, track data, assist with reporting, be a positive role model, and provide ideas for programming in the Education Room. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 2 years experience working with youth. Candidates should have knowledge of problems youth face as well as knowledge of computers and related educational software. Required hours are Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 7:00 during the school year. Hours increase to 37.5 hours per week during the summer which are during the day. Position also requires employee to drive company vehicle as well as personal vehicle to carry out normal work duties. Candidates must be able to pass any and all Boys & Girls Clubs background checks at any time. Current employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth should apply using the Internal Application. All other applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Melinda Leabch at mleabch@fortworthkids.org by July 17, 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. Interested candidates should send resume to Sherry Hudson at shudson@fortworthkids.org or fax to 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 candidates should send resume to Lisa Gallegos at lgallegos@fortworthkids.org or fax to 817-222-0911