Our Club members achieve great futures from the time and effort we place on hiring the best candidates for each position, Below is a list of all Clubhouse positions. If you are interested in applying for future consideration or in learning more about the availability of a position, please use our contact form. Or, you can download our application and reference forms and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail back to our Human Resource department: 282 Babcock Street, Buffalo, NY 14210.
How to Apply:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo
Attn: HR Director
282 Babcock Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
Valid NYS driver’s license for 3 years is required to operate club vehicle(s).
Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Clubhouse Director oversees the staff, programs, and community relationships of an individual satellite Club location. Under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer and their designee, the Director ensures the Club is continuously operating in accordance with organizational and state standards while also carrying out and supporting the Mission and Four Corner Stones of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo to provide the optimum club experience.
Directly responsible for the overall operations of the clubhouse. Demonstrate success through the completion of the Accountability Chart. Meet regularly with the Chief Program Officer and or his designee to evaluate progress. Incorporate the goals for youth in the club in all decisions, behaviors, and actions; which include, creating a positive self-identity, developing core competencies, giving youth a self of community and civic involvement, increasing their awareness of good health and well-being, and instilling a good moral compass in order to build positive relationships. Responsible for ensuring appropriate program curriculum has been carried out, which will engage youth based on the Core Program Areas of C.H.A.S.E. (Character & Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, the Arts, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, and Education & Career Development). Responsible for implementing and supporting the Five Key Elements which are shown to produce a deepening level of impact with the youth, which includes; a safe, positive environment; fun; supportive relationships; opportunities and expectations; and recognition. Create and monitor staff schedule as program necessitates, ensuring the correct ratio of staff and members to comply with grant requirements. Communicate with parents of members regarding progress, issues, permissions, and concerns at member pick-up time, Parent Social Nights and by telephone and e-mail. Ensure positive and professional relationships are met with school administration. Delegate tasks and responsibilities to staff members. Ensure Prevention Specialist/Education Director visits with school psychologists, teachers and/or principals regarding member progress. Regularly communicate with teachers regarding progress, discipline, and Club activities. Go offsite for various community or partnership meetings, creating positive community relations. Schedule and direct weekly staff meetings, taking meeting minutes and file accordingly for regular inspection. Ensure you and your staff maintain the 30 hour minimum SACC training requirements in the 7 target areas for your license period. Discuss disciplinary matters of members with Prevention Specialists. May at times directly discipline members. Attempts to solve conflict should be done in a manner which will result in a positive outcome for the youth. Attend regular director meetings and trainings.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or similar field preferred.
- Must possess at least 18 college credit hours in education, music, physical education or art to fulfill OCFS regulations.
- Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience working in a youth program environment required.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.
- Must possess and maintain a valid and acceptable NYS driver’s license for three years in accordance to standards of our insurance company and OCFS for operating club vehicle(s).
The Assistant Clubhouse Director works in conjunction with the Clubhouse Director to oversee the staff, programs, and community relationships of an individual satellite Club location to create the optimum club experience. They ensure that the Club is continuously operating in accordance with organizational and state standards. In some instances, the Assistant Clubhouse Director may act as a liaison between the Clubhouse Director and the rest of the staff.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate program curriculum has been carried out, which will engage youth based on the Core Program Areas of C.H.A.S.E. (Character & Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, the Arts, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, and Education & Career Development). Responsible for implementing and supporting the Five Key Elements which are shown to produce a deepening level of impact with the youth, which includes; a safe, positive environment; fun; supportive relationships; opportunities and expectations; and recognition. Track attendance of Club members during each activity. Should be aware at all times the number of members in a group and their whereabouts. Assist various staff as needed, being available to work at any Clubhouse in order to ensure a smooth process at the respective Club. Delegate tasks and responsibilities to staff members when needed. Take delegation from the Clubhouse Director to ensure tasks and responsibilities are being completed. Meet individually with staff members on a regular basis to discuss progress and address questions and concerns, giving them feedback and constructive criticism on their programming. Assist with the direction of weekly staff meetings.
- Bachelor’s degree in education or prevention related field is preferred
- 1-2 years’ experience working in a youth program environment required.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
- Must possess and maintain a valid and acceptable NYS driver’s license for three years in accordance to standards of our insurance company and OCFS for operating a club vehicle(s)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal/human relations skills
- Strong multi-tasking, time management and organization skills.
Or two (2) years’ work experience in education or prevention related field.
Youth Development Professional
This position requires that candidates have strong organizational and communication skills - both written and verbal, experience working with youth ages 6-18 and the ability to plan and implement programs in the specific core area of health & life skills and Character & Leadership Development. Must be an active, energetic, hands-on person able to handle large and small groups and must possess a valid NYS driver’s license. HS diploma required. CPR and First Aid training is a plus.