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.


Comin’ Up Case Manager

The Comin’ Up Case Manager is responsible for the implementation and execution of case management services and programs for Gang Intervention program sites of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth. Must be able to work directly with gang-involved youth from various ethnic backgrounds nightly, establishing relationships that lead to academic and career success, healthy lifestyle choices, and strong character. Must have a demonstrated knowledge of case-managed programs, previous success in youth program development, and knowledge of problems of gang-affiliated youth. A bachelor’s degree in social science or related field from an accredited college or university and/or experience equivalent. 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 pass a background check at any time. Full time position, requiring some nights/weekends. Email resume to Karen Trimble at ktrimble@fortworthkids.org or fax to (817) 222-0911.

Educational Talent Search Project Advisor (Full-time)

The Project Advisor is responsible for providing direct project services to approximately 250 secondary school participants. The Advisor will assist with recruitment; selection; assessment; supervision; and year-end evaluation of all project participants; monitors participants’ academic progress; and provides academic advising and career information. Candidate should have a good working knowledge of the college enrollment and financial aid process.
Qualifications:
1.) Bachelor’s Degree required with a degree in education or a related field with a minimum of two years of professional experience working with students and parents who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
2.) Minimum of one year of experience providing assistance or advising students with postsecondary enrollment.
3.) Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and be able to pass a FWISD background screen. Bilingual in English/Spanish is strongly preferred. Please send resumes with cover letter to Raquel Perez, Director at rperez@fortworthkids.org.

Educational Talent Search Assistant Director (Full-Time)

The ETS Assistant Director assists the Director in coordinating, planning, implementing and monitoring the Educational Talent Search Project and ensures that the project meets all federally mandated objectives. Supervises, trains, monitors and evaluates assigned staff. Ensures that staff is well trained in various pre-college topics in order to conduct effective and grade-appropriate academic advising and workshops/activities such as college, career and financial aid information; PSAT/SAT/ACT/THEA test preparation; scholarship information; and technical assistance with college admissions and financial aid applications.
Qualifications:
1.) Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university with a minimum of three years of professional experience working with students and parents who are traditionally under represented in higher education.
2.) Two years of responsible administrative, supervisory and training experience with demonstrated ability to perform duties and responsibilities.
3.) Experience working with TRIO programs preferred.
4.) Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and be able to pass a FWISD background screen. Bilingual in English/Spanish is strongly preferred. Please send resumes with cover letter to Raquel Perez, Director at rperez@fortworthkids.org. This position will close on December 5, 2014.

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.

Social Recreation Director (Part-Time)

The Social Recreation Director is responsible to the Branch Director for the Operation of the “game room”. The candidate must be a minimum of 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent, with at least two years in a Boys & Girls Club or related setting dealing with youth. Candidate should have the ability to communicate with both youth and adults and have an interest in working closely with youth. Some fundamental Boys & Girls Club programming methods is a plus. Must be able to pass a Boys & Girls Club background check at any time. 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 25 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 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.

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.

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.