Junior Youth Development Professional/North Star Elementary School

  • Part Time
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Department/Group: North Star Elementary School
Job Location Name: New Castle County
Job Location Type: Club
Direct Reports: None
Reports To: School Site Director

Under the limited supervision of the School Site Director, the Jr. Youth Development Professional is responsible for assisting with the effective operation of a quality school-age child care program that complies with current Delacare rules for school-age centers.

Location:  Wilmington, DE

Essential Functions:
• Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with current state licensing requirements for school age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed or directed.
• Assist School Site Director in effectively delivering a variety of age-appropriate programs and activities, which reflect Boys & Girls Club’s five core program areas and Youth Development Strategy, for children ages 6 – 12.
• Help ensure safe implementation of all programs and activities. This involves, but is not limited to: condition of equipment and facilities; age-appropriateness; ability levels; weather; appropriate use of equipment and supplies.
• Present yourself as a positive role model for children at all times.
• Consistently adhere to the policies and practices of BGCDE.
• Contribute toward development of a positive identity and strong presence for the Boys & Girls Club in the community.
• Consistently adhere to the policies and practices of Delaware STARS.
• Assume other tasks, assignments and responsibilities as needed or directed.

Qualification & Education Requirements: 

  • Sixteen (16) years of age or older
  • Work permits are required for ALL employed minors under the age of 18 years of age
  •  School Age Intern Certificate
  •  Completion of Delaware First Trainings: Intro to School Age Care, Child Development & Intro to Center Based Early Care and Education

Specific Provisions for Individuals 16 and 17 years of age

Minors 16-17 years of age:

• May not work more than twelve (12) hours in a combination of school & work per day
• Must have at least eight (8) consecutive hours of non-work, non-school time in each 24-hour period
• May not work more than five (5) hours continuously without a non-work period of at least 30 consecutive minutes

ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Environmental and working conditions vary from indoors to outdoors; various meeting locations in and out of the Club; occasional statewide travel (e.g. training).

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Maintain a high energy level.
  • Be comfortable working with children ages 5-14 in varying levels of physical activity.
  •  Regularly speak clearly and hear the spoken word.
  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds when preparing room for instruction.
  • Typically bends, stoops, walks and sometimes runs on a regular basis while interacting with children in various activities throughout the day.

WORK HOURS:  Monday to Friday, 7:00AM to 9:00AM & 3:00PM to 6:00PM

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor is it to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer

 

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