The Boys and Girls Club Teen Center in Augusta, a unit of the Alfond Youth & Community Center, is looking for a Teen Program Coordinator for coordinating the planning and implementation of assigned Boy and Girls Club programs which may include but not limited to teen After School Programs, Restorative Program, to name a few. This will include proving high-quality educational experiences for participants that focus on the Boys and Girls Club core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in social work, education, or a related field. Must have the ability to work with team members and to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision. Have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as demonstrate leadership skills. In addition the ability to work with and mentor a diverse population of teenagers. Must have a valid driver's license.
The mission of the Augusta Teen Center (ATC) is to serve teenagers, many of whom are disadvantaged. We provide caring adults in a safe place where adolescents can learn marketable skills, healthy living habits, and have opportunities to give back to the community. We offer strength-based community youth development services and activities, including truancy prevention, arts, recreation, nutrition/wellness activities, and pre-vocational training, that increase developmental assets, community engagement, and academic success for many local teens.
This is an hourly position working Monday through Friday with a rate between $15.00 and $17.00 depending on experience. We offer a competitive benefit package that includes free childcare and full membership to the AYCC along with health insurance and a retirement plan. May be eligible for wage increases within the first 90 days.
Candidates must be able to pass an extensive background screen though the State of Maine, Federal Government and Department of Health and Human Services.
If you enjoy working with teens, we encourage you to apply today.