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Youth Center Director

Company: Madison Square Boys
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City's most disadvantaged communities. Our programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at five sites throughout Brooklyn, Bronx, and Harlem. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Youth Center Director at our following clubhouse:

  • Navy Yard Clubhouse - Brooklyn, NYThis is a full-time position working 35 hours a week Monday through Friday in the morning and afternoon.The Youth Center Director will be directly responsible for the overseeing of operations and programs of the designated Clubhouse with the primary concern for programs and service delivery; facilities and budget management; staff development; supervision and training of assigned staff and program volunteers; assists with community relations, membership growth and administration. Manage the coordination of club related events; manage the safe and routine use of the facilities; and collaboratively design, implement and evaluate the annual implementation of the strategic plan for the position.Youth Center Director Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Manages and directs the overall Club programs. Conducts program evaluations and annual written analysis of member needs/interests; assists in development of annual program objectives, monthly calendars and prepares relevant reports. Compiles monthly statistical reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.
    • Recruits, trains, direct, motivate, evaluate and supervise clubhouse staff and volunteers.
    • Assists with the preparation of the Club annual budget and operations within approved budget.
    • Oversees the maintenance and operation of the physical property and equipment of the Club, including use of facility by outside groups; responsible for overall cleanliness, attractiveness and safety of property and equipment.
    • Develops and maintains friendly and cooperative relationships with public, civic groups, social agencies, schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize the Club within the community. Represents the organization and interprets its objectives, standards and programs. Promotes and stimulates membership within the Club. Purchase supplies and equipment for the clubhouse
    • Supports the Board and CEO in fundraising efforts and ensures accountability to Immediate Supervisor and/or Chief Executive Officer.
    • Maintains close daily contact with Club professional staff to interpret and explain organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues and provide/receive information. Has regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise, and counsel.
    • Completes time reporting for payroll and maintains reporting accuracy.
    • Maintains accurate financial reconciliation files in compliance with requirements of the financial policies & procedures.
    • Communicate the vision, mission and program objectives of Madison Square Boys & Girls Clubs and the national movement to volunteers, donors and the community served by the Club.
    • Purchases and/or approves purchase of supplies and equipment.
    • Works with staff on special events and when necessary, carries out programs in all program areas.
    • Exercises authority in problems relating to members; utilizes guidance and discipline plan.
    • Assumes other duties as assigned.Youth Center Director Required Skills/Knowledge:
      • Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university.
      • 3 - 5 years' work experience in a Boys & Girls Clubs, or similar organizations. Experience in non - profit operations management and supervision preferred; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills.
      • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics
      • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
      • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
      • Commitment to role model and promote a life style of health, wellness and fitness to members and their familiesWe offer a professional work environment, competitive salary, benefits package including 403(b) and pension plan for Youth Center Director position. EOE M/F/DISABILITY/VETS PI183128698

Keywords: Madison Square Boys, New York , Youth Center Director, Executive , Brooklyn, New York

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