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

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.

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    

Part-time Positions

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.

Social Recreation Coordinator

The Social Recreation Coordinator will be responsible for developing, implementing, supervising and evaluating quality programs. The Social Recreation Coordinator is responsible for role-modeling and promoting healthy behaviors throughout the Club. Must display confidence in leading and setting healthy boundaries in a large group setting.

The Social Recreation Coordinator must be committed to fostering an Optimum Club Experience tailored towards quality programming that promotes academic success, healthy lifestyle and good character and leadership in all youth.

Job Duties:

  • Develop, plan and oversees the delivery of a broad range of quality programs and special events for the social recreation area.
  • Strong Leadership skills with Youth Development Professionals/Volunteers.
  • Ensuring the implementation of the hourly program schedule as well as planned impact programs.
  • 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.

The Social Recreation Coordinator 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.

Youth Development Professional – Club Main Site

The Youth Development Professional must be committed to fostering an Optimum Club Experience tailored towards implementing quality programming that promotes academic success, healthy lifestyle and good character and leadership in all youth.

The Youth Development Professional 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.

Job Duties:

  • Ensuring the implementation of the hourly program schedule as well as planned impact programs.
  • Assist youth with homework during Power Hour

Kidscope Site Supervisor

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.

 Job Duties:

  • Implement and ensure activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of youth.
  • Completion of SD on-line orientation training within 90 days of employment.
  • Attend ongoing trainings and in-services.
  • Maintain accurate daily records including schedules, attendance, meals and payments.
  • Must maintain a 1 to 15 ratio.
  • Provide direction and development to site assistants.
  • Responsible for proper cleaning and maintenance of computer and cell phone.

Youth Development Professional – Kidscope

Kidscope Youth Development Professional will facilitate various activities that promote physical activity, healthy eating and positive personal development and wellness: and to engage and support elementary and primary school aged children and families in our community.

 Job Duties:

  • Implement activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of youth.
  • Completion of SD on-line orientation training within 90 days of employment.
  • Attend ongoing trainings and in-services.
  • Requires tracking/computer work.
  • Must maintain a 1 to 15 ratio.
  • Works well with other staff to achieve an optimal Kidscope experience.
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