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Youth Development Lead Staff

Company: Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for managing certificate program, daily attendance, and activity tracking for all members. Plans, implements, supervises, and evaluates activities provided within multiple program areas following all licensing requirements. Provides guidance for parents and visitors upon entering the building.


  • Greet visitors and offer pertinent information on programs, activities, and procedures for joining the club.
  • Implements programs and activities in areas such as tutoring, technology, games, health and recreation, arts and crafts, etc. for youth of all ages.
  • Print and maintain attendance logs, bus rosters, and sign-in/out sheets as needed.
  • Implement set programs such as 21st Century, Smart Moves, Power Hour, accordingly
  • Provide supervision in various program areas
  • promote and stimulate program participation
  • create opportunities for development of strengths and competencies
  • provide guidance and role modeling to members

Program Supervision

  • Provide active supervision continually interacting with all members and providing motivation and encouragement
  • Discipline members fairly, consistently, and only according to established policies and procedures
  • Ensure a productive work environment by participating in staff meetings
  • Serve as a role model and mentor to Youth Development Workers

Program Management

  • Knowledge of all grants and the USDA program
  • Ability to complete paperwork for grants and the USDA program
  • Consult with parents as needed concerning fees ensuring that weekly dues are current.
  • Utilize Vision tracking system for membership information.
  • Answer incoming calls as needed
  • Assist with DOE assessments and make sure all staff are following licensing requirements
  • Ability to supervise peers in daily programming
  • Ability to train other staff that are Youth Development Workers and Youth Development Associates

Prepare Youth for Success

  • Know the Youth Development Strategy- Instill in youth a sense of Belonging, Usefulness, Influence and Competence (BUIC).
  • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development


  • promote and stimulate program participation
  • create opportunities for development of strengths and competencies
  • provide guidance and role modeling to members

Additional Responsibilities

  • Decorates building entrance, front desk, and foyer area to reflect special events, organizational themes, and different seasons.
  • Help with special events
  • May be required to help out in multiple areas as needed
  • Assist Club Director as needed



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience working with children
  • Must maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
  • Ability to deal effectively with parents and the general public
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth
  • Demonstrated ability of quality customer service
  • Must be flexible and be able to work well with other team members
  • Ability to multitask
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must be CPR and First Aid Certified


  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Must be able to move quickly to keep up with youth
  • Must be able to remain alert and energetic for 8 hours or more

Keywords: Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley, Knoxville , Youth Development Lead Staff, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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