Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia
  • - Cherry Avenue
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Part Time

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia provide after-school and summer programs for kids ages 6-18. Our programs focus on Healthy Lifestyles, Academic Success and Service. We are currently seeking applicants for after-school program staff positions at our Cherry Avenue Club.

After-school hours are weekdays, 2:00-6:30.

Job Title: Program Staff

Reports to: Unit Director/Lead Program Coordinator

Hiring Range: $10.00 - $12.00/hour

Number of Hours: 20-25 hours per week during the school year, as many as 40 hours per week in the summer

Location: Cherry Avenue Club, Charlottesville, Virginia

Compensation Type: Hourly with Part Time Benefits after 1 year/1000 hours

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Priority Outcomes (Healthy Life Styles, Academic Achievement, Good Character & Citizenship)
  • Facilitate programs and activities indoors and outdoors with members
  • Promote and stimulate program participation
  • Provide appropriate supervision by being vigilant of members in program area, monitoring equipment and supplies
  • Provide guidance and role modeling to members
  • Set clear boundaries with members by enforcing Club rules and policies and ensure compliance
  • Provide guidance to members with homework by applying learning practices from the school day
  • Enforce all safety precautions and ensure that equipment is maintained in an appropriate manner
  • Position yourself in program area to continually monitor and supervise the safety and behavior of members
  • Report concerns relating to the members, families, staff or facilities to Unit Director or LPC
  • Maintain positive relationships with members, their parents and/or guardians and school staff
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Monitor programs and activities to ensure safety of members, quality of programs and appearance of the Club at all times
  • Participate in special programs and/or events as requested
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management staff


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Some experience working with kids age 6-18 preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to create and maintain a safe environment for kids
  • Ability to manage a group of kids with distractions/interruptions
  • Ability to model a physically and mentally healthy lifestyle
  • Ability to deal with the general public in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to motivate youth in a consistent and constructive manner, while maintaining a positive environment
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Licensure and/or Certification:

  • Eligible to obtain CPR and First Aid certification
  • Valid driver's license preferred

Professional Contacts:

Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/ instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel

BGCCVA Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens

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