Join Our Team!

A diverse group of professional youth advocates are employed by the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown.  Throughout our entire organization, dedicated and fully-trained staff work in support of developing the young people of our community.

Each member of our highly respected team is encouraged to advance professionally in their respective arena of influence.  Guidance is provided through orientations, monthly in-service trainings, and direct peer-to-peer mentoring/coaching.  Competitive compensation and/or benefits are provided to full and part-time staff.

All candidates are responsible for implementing the 5 key elements of positive youth development: fun, safety, recognition, opportunities and expectations and supportive relationships in their daily interactions with youth.  Must serve as a positive role model to all youth.

To be a part of our successful organization, please see job postings below and submit your application either in person, or emailed to Jill Comes, Director of Human Resources at comesj@bgcofwatertown.com

For more information please contact Jill Comes at 605-886-6666

The Boys & Girls Club of Watertown is an equal opportunity employer.

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Full-Time Positions

Teen Program Manager

The Teen Program Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating all programs, including national programs and activities/special events provided in the Teen Center. The Teen Program Manager has primary day-to-day responsibilities for ensuring the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown has quality programming that is attractive to teens, is safe and outcome-driven, and focuses on quality standards. The Teen Program Manager will work closely with the Program Director and Youth Development Professionals to ensure program plans are of high-quality standards. The Teen Program Manager will assist the Program Director in the areas of volunteer management, facility management, personnel issues and other tasks as assigned. The Teen Program Manager must be committed to fostering an Optimal Club Experience tailored towards quality programming that promotes academic success, healthy lifestyle, and good character and leadership in all youth.

    • Provides leadership and direction to the Youth Development Professionals, volunteers and work study students to assure they develop the ability to carry out the mission of the Boys & Girls Club.  
    • Develops, plans and oversees the delivery of a broad range of quality programs and special events for the teens.
    • Ensures the implementation of the hourly program schedule in teen area.
    • Assure quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program achievement against target goals, and recommending modifications that respond to teen needs and interests.
    • Ensures an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes, with overall responsibility for cleanliness, attractiveness and safety of properties and equipment.
    • Assists with discipline and guidance for youth having behavioral challenges and assist, with the creation and implementation of youth success plans.
    • Plans, implements and executes Youth of the Year and Torch and Keystone Club leadership groups.

    The Teen Program Manager is responsible for implementing the 5 key elements of positive youth development: fun, safety, recognition, opportunities & expectations and supportive relationships in their daily interactions with youth.

All candidates must possess leadership, organizational, communication and time management skills. A commitment to child safety; to include adequate supervision of youth, as well as providing a safe and welcoming environment is also required.

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in youth/teen development.
  • Management/Supervisory experience.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.

This position is open until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jill Comes, Director of Human Resources at comesj@bgcofwatertown.com.

Part Time Positions

Lead Youth Development Professional

The Lead Youth Development Professional will be responsible for implementing, supervising and evaluating all quality programs including national programs and activities. The Lead Youth Development Professional will plan, organize, direct and control the program and maintenance of the program area within the policies of the organization.

  • Plans and oversees the delivery of a broad range of quality programs and special events for program area.
  • Must be able to provide leadership, on-the-spot and reflective feedback, and supervision to assigned Youth Development Professional/volunteers to ensure they too understand and demonstrate the 5 Key Elements of Positive Youth Development.
  • Ensuring the implementation of the program schedule, as well as planned impact programs in the assigned program area.
  • Commitment to youth safety; to include adequate supervision of youth, as well as providing a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Foster effective communication with parents, community and school.
  • Assist with youth having behavioral challenges and ensuring success plans are followed.
  • Participate in trainings, special programs and/or events.
  • Ensures an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes, with overall responsibility for cleanliness, attractiveness and safety of properties and equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

All candidates must possess leadership, organizational, communication and time management skills. A commitment to child safety; to include adequate supervision of youth, as well as providing a safe and welcoming environment is also required.

This position is open until filled.

Kidscope Site Supervisor

The Kidscope Site Supervisor will be responsible for implementing, supervising and evaluating all quality programs including national programs and activities. The Kidscope Site Supervisor will plan, organize, direct and control the program and maintenance of the program area within the policies of the organization.

The Kidscope Site Supervisor must be committed to fostering an Optimal Kidscope Experience tailored towards quality programming that promotes academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character and leadership in youth grades K-4.

  • Plans and oversees the delivery of a broad range of quality programs and special events for program area.
  • Must be able to provide leadership, on-the-spot and reflective feedback, and supervision to assigned Youth Development Professional/volunteers to ensure they too understand and demonstrate the 5 Key Elements of Positive Youth Development.
  • Ensuring the implementation of the program schedule, as well as planned impact programs in the assigned program area.
  • Commitment to youth safety; to include adequate supervision of youth, as well as providing a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Foster effective communication with parents, community and school.
  • Assist with youth having behavioral challenges and ensuring success plans are followed.
  • Participate in trainings, special programs and/or events.
  • Completion of SD on-line orientation training within 90 days of employment.
  • Ensures an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes, with overall responsibility for cleanliness, attractiveness and safety of properties and equipment.
  • Responsible for proper cleaning and maintenance of computer and cell phone.
  • Maintain accurate daily records including schedules, attendance, meals and payments.
  • Must maintain a 1 to 15 ratio.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

All candidates must possess leadership, organizational, communication and time management skills. A commitment to child safety; to include adequate supervision of youth, as well as providing a safe and welcoming environment is also required.

This position is open until filled.

Youth Development Professional

  • Actively be engaged in the hourly activity/impact program occurring in the space you are working in while effectively supervising the full space.
  • Show passion for your job and in the programs, you are running.
  • Provide guidance to our youth.
  • Participate in training, special programs, and/or events.
  • Ensures an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes, with overall responsibility for cleanliness, attractiveness, and safety of properties and equipment.
  • Hours will be Monday – Friday from 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm, with additional hours of school early dismissal days and no school days.

The Youth Development Professional is responsible for implementing the 5 Key Elements of Positive Youth Development: fun, safety, recognition, opportunities and expectations, and supportive relationships in their daily interactions with youth. The candidate must possess leadership, organizational, communication skills, and be a positive role model.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be a positive role model.

To apply, please contact Jill Comes at comesj@bgcofwatertown.com or call (605)886-6666 for more information. An application is available to download below.