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Teen Center Coordinator

Job Title:

Teen Center Coordinator

Job Hours:

Monday-Thursday 2:00pm-8:00pm

Fridays 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Non-school days/Holidays 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Reports To:

Director of Teen Services

How to Apply:

Applicants can apply by submitting resumes to the Director of Teen Services, Nicole Washpun at [email protected] 

Primary Function:

Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within the Teen Center with a primary concern for the Core Program Areas of Career & Education Development, Character & Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, and The Arts with assistance and input from the Director of Teen Services.

Position Responsibilities:

Prepare Youth for Success:

  • Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success, promoting safety of members and quality in programs at all times.
  • Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area(s).
  • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.

Program Development and Implementation:

  • Oversee day-to-day program activities in accordance with established standards and goals, insuring the health and safety of members at all times in absence of Director of Teen Services.
  • Grant tracking following established guidelines of Grantors.
  • Ensure that site staff understand and effectively communicate standards of programs; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit, and that Club equipment is maintained in good working conditions.
  • Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
  • Maintain an inventory of all program equipment and supplies. Recommend purchases.


  • Schedule and monitor work assigned to program staff and volunteers.
  • Provide program staff and volunteers ongoing feedback.
  • Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned program staff and volunteers.
  • Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including membership, activities and events conducted. Breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues.
  • Ensure productive and effective performance by all program staff and volunteers.

Strategic Planning:

  • Assist Director of Teen Services in planning, organizing and implementing a range of program services and activities for drop in members.
  • Initiate new programs.
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships for program collaborations.
  • Establish strategies that promote and stimulate program participation.

Additional Responsibilities:

    • Work with Director of Teen Services in planning special programs and events such as Youth of the Year, Member & Staff Recognition, Contests and Grant implementation.
    • May be required to drive the Club van.
    • Consult with parents concerning member and Club issues.


Internal:  Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff, Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.

External:  Maintain contact as needed with external community groups, schools, member’s parents and others to assist in resolving problems.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
  • Ability to effectively operate a computer and programs used by the Club.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational, staff, and project management abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability working with youth, parents, and community leaders.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications-will provide training if needed.
  • Driver’s license and good driving history required.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

    • Ability to walk, stand, sit and climb stairs.
    • Possess an adequate level of manual dexterity and sense of balance.
    • 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.