Employment Opportunities


TITLE:                       Youth Development Specialist


REPORTS TO:          Program Director       


TYPE OF POSITION: Regular Part Time (10-20 hours per week), Non-Exempt



            The Youth Development Specialist is responsible for utilizing the resources of the organization to assist with the services and programs for the club members and community’s youth.



  1. Responsible for assisting staff with supervision of education, recreation, and art programs for the organization’s youth
  2. Assist staff in stimulating participation of youth in activities
  3. Provide leadership, direction, and problem solving in delivering guidance services
  4. Conducts National Boys and Girls Club Programs
  5. Supervise care and maintenance of department equipment, supplies, and facilities
  6. Contributes to the creation of the overall Club’s climate for youth development



1.       Will be required to drive Club vans

2.       Other duties as assigned



  1. Experience working with youth in grades 1-12, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Experience in supervising programs and services for youth, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Ability to multi-task



1.       May have to manage a number of projects at one time, and may be interrupted frequently to meet the needs of youth

2.       Must remain patient and committed to the activities

3.       Must be able to complete tasks while working in a busy, noisy environment

4.       May deliver programs in a variety of locations and may have to transport, lift and carry equipment and supplies

5.       May have to engage in conflict resolution or crisis management


SALARY INFORMATION: Wages $7.75 – 8.50 per hour, DOE

HOURS:  School Year: 2:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

CONTACT INFORMATION: Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen Area, 1111  1st Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD

     57401    Phone: 225-8714   E-mail: bgca@midconetwork.com