Director of Outreach, Prevention & Schools
Director of Operations
How to Apply:
Applicants can apply by submitting a resume to Kathy Holland at [email protected]
Salary Range: $38,000-$48,000
Directs and manages diversion activities in Kenosha Unified School District Schools, in the community and the Boys & Girls Club. Case manages youth, per objectives of grantors. Support the Boys & Girls Club staff in the Teen Center. Support Boys & Girls Club staff in other areas as needed.
- Complete intake assessment on all case managed youth.
- Create completed file for each case managed youth before they are put on the caseload.
- Ensure confidentiality of all case managed files.
- Complete all required grant data tracking.
- Complete quarterly, mid-year and final reports in time for grant reporting.
- Gather information on each case managed youth that represents; school attendance and grades, juvenile justice involvement, family activities, and Club program information.
- Meet with case managed youth at school, Boys & Girls Club or their home.
- Meet with families of case managed youth through home visits.
- Manage referrals in and out of the Boys & Girls Club.
- Conduct Street SMARTS, SMART moves programming at Boys & Girls Club and at schools for groups.
- Commit to two evenings a week in teen center to provide prevention programming and support teen center staff.
- Coordinate diversion activities; mentoring, workshops, and other incentive based activities including sports opportunities for case managed youth.
- Mange all aspects of the summer park program including hiring, supervising, program planning, reporting.
- Develop and maintain partnerships with parents, community leaders and community based organizations.
- Support gang prevention activities at KUSD.
- Lead leadership sessions for collaborative partners.
- Network with parents, school, juvenile justice and other agencies.
- Give parents information or plan at least one family activity monthly.
- Attend the Gang Task force meetings.
- Report to gang prevention committee.
- Represent BGC on appropriate committees.
- Attend required BGC, Kenosha County and KUSD trainings and meetings.
- Effectively utilize a specific guidance and discipline plan.
- Manage or participate in special BGC programs, events.
- Drive Club vehicle when needed.
- Consult with parent’s concerning member issues.
Internal: Ensure a team based work environment by communicating effectively and positively with supervisors, co-workers and volunteers. Make recommendations regarding member’s needs, program ideas, and facility needs. Maintain close, daily contact with Club professional staff.
External: Maintains contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize the Club.
- Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in social work or related field.
- A minimum of five years’ experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
- Knowledge of and experience using proven gang prevention strategies.
- Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group/family dynamics.
- Ability to effectively operate a computer and programs used by the Club.
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
- Ability to deal effectively with members including discipline problems.
- Demonstrated ability working with youth, parents, and community leaders.
- Driver’s License, good driving record, personal liability insurance (100,000/300,000) and insurability with BGCK insurance carrier required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Ability to walk, stand, sit and climb stairs.
- Possess an adequate level of manual dexterity and sense of balance.
- Possess good near distance acuity (20 feet or less), far distance acuity (more than 20 feet), three dimensional depth perception and color distinction.
- Ability to tolerate environmental conditions: air conditioning, heat, dust fumes, noise, close quarters, etc.
- Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.