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

Behavioral Health Social Worker

The primary role of the Behavioral Health Social Worker is to provide social, emotional and behavioral support as well as strength-based management services for children and families promoting success within the Boys & Girls Club, school, and community.

The Behavioral Health Social Worker is responsible for the comprehensive evaluation of bio-psychosocial, emotional, vocational and functional needs of young people: Develops individual service plans in coordination with the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown range of services, as well as leverages relevant community resources and referrals as needed. Integrating a social, emotional and trauma informed lens to the practice, the Behavioral Health Social Worker provides impactful individual, family and group services, case management, evaluation, consultation, crisis intervention, grief support, and community referrals.

The Behavioral Health Social Worker will work collaboratively with Boys & Girls Club staff, public School District employees, and other public entities who support the youth and connect the family to any and all appropriate care. The Behavioral Health Social Worker will effectively manage a caseload and ethical documentation while adhering to an evidence-based practice framework to manage and encourage progress for Boys & Girls Club members.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Social Work from a CSWE accredited college or university.
  • In the process of obtaining or currently licensed as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and 2 years of experience is preferred.
  • Capability to learn quickly.
  • A thorough understanding of confidentiality and discretion and a working knowledge of HIPAA.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in fast paced environment.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured under the company’s insurance is required.

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To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and three references to: humanresources@bgcofwatertown.com

This position is open until filled.

Facility Coordinator

The Facility Coordinator will maintain the buildings and grounds of the Boys & Girls Club and oversee the upkeep of equipment and supplies. Facility Coordinator makes sure the building and grounds are maintained, which entails daily and weekly cleaning schedules, as well as determining and scheduling repairs, renovation projects, and safety inspections.

Job Duties:  

  • Maintenance Plan: Create, review and update a maintenance plan covering all building, equipment, cleaning schedules (deep cleaning, floor waxing, gym resurfacing, etc.) Maintains points of contact for all vendors for the upkeep of the building.
  • Equipment: Duties include ensuring all equipment is maintained and serviced on a periodic schedule. Includes heating, ventilation, air condition units, floor cleaning machines, vacuums, lawn mowers, elevator, kitchen appliances and other equipment as necessary.
  • Grounds: Ensure mowing, weeding, snow removal and keeping the grounds neat and clean.
  • General Staff Assistance: These activities would include moving furniture and equipment and assisting staff with any special needs. Provide prompt response to staff’s request.
  • General daily cleaning will be performed. Includes cleaning of tile and carpet floors. Other includes cleaning walls, doors, ceilings, woodwork, bathrooms, windows, furniture, light fixtures, drinking fountains, etc.
  • Conduct and document regular facilities inspections.
  • Complete maintenance and repair of facility and equipment, including coordination with outside contractors.
  • Schedules and coordinates waste removal and recycling services.
  • Inspects facility for fire hazards and develops plan for fire prevention.

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 Diversion Coordinator

The Youth Diversion Coordinator in cooperation with Codington County will be responsible for the coordination, management, and expansion of the local Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI). The Coordinator will collaborate with the Codington County State’s Attorney, law enforcement, court services, schools and other community partners. The goal of this system is to create more effective and efficient processes surrounding the use of detention, and by so doing, to reduce detention populations while ensuring public safety and increasing the youth’s potential for future success.

The Youth Diversion Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the Teen Court Program. Teen Court provides an alternative court system through which juvenile offenders can be heard and judged by their peers. The Youth Diversion Coordinator will recruit, train, and manage the youth and adult volunteers and will organize and conduct all Teen Court sessions.

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Data tracking and analysis.
  • Case management and community referrals.
  • Management/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Provides leadership, direction and problem solving in delivering guidance to youth.
  • Travel is required and work hours may vary, including evenings.

The Youth Diversion Coordinator 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.

This position requires a degree in Criminal Justice, Social Services, Liberal Arts or related field.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and three references to: humanresources@bgcofwatertown.com

This position is open until filled.

Part Time Positions

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.