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Employment – Wheeler-Dowe Club


Youth Development Professional

Purpose of Position:

  • To support and contribute to the mission, goals, and objectives of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis (BGCI)
  • To contribute to positive member outcomes in Character & Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, and Academic Success.
  • To model the core values of honesty, respect, and responsibility.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Member Safety – includes but not limited to the following requirements

  • Position yourself in program areas to continually monitor and supervise the safety and behavior of members. Ensure that members are never left alone and are supervised at all times.
  • Ensure attendance is maintained and turned in daily that is complete, accurate, and on-time.
  • Ensure equipment is in good condition and members are instructed in the proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Ensure members are properly supervised when being transported or when walking from one place to another.
  • Report and document all incidents and accidents as soon as they occur by filling out the proper paperwork and submitting it to the Unit Director.

Expectations regarding the performance of “other assigned duties” is based on the BGCI ability to reasonably accommodate such expectations without jeopardizing the consistent achievement of the Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Pass a criminal records background check through DCS
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Reliable transportation to and from work, to program locations, and for other work activities.
  • Accurately assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in emergency situations.
  • Maintain emotional self-control when under personal stress.
  • Ability to move easily across a variety of indoor and outdoor surfaces.
  • Possess the necessary functions for the direct supervision of members and to respond effectively to emergency situations.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing/walking for long periods of time while supervising children.
  • Reaching, lifting, balancing, etc while cleaning program areas.
  • Extensive physical movement while supervising or participating in activities with children.

Work Hours:

  • Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Full-time, summer employment

Compensation:

  • $7.50 to $9.00 per hour

*If you would like to apply for this position, please send your résumé to Wheeler-Dowe Unit Director, Lynnea Redmon at lredmon@bgcindy.org.


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