Fall Intern- Mobile Program

Posted: 06/12/2022

Description

College Students! 

 

Are you looking for a DYNAMIC, FUN, internship experience that delivers professional AND personal development? We got you-- come join us at the Boys & Girls Club!

 

As one of the nation’s largest youth-serving organizations, Boys & Girls Clubs play a significant role in the lives of more than 4 million young people each year. More than 4,700 locations anchored in communities across the country create life-enhancing opportunities for kids and teens – providing safe places, caring mentors and essential skill-building after school and during the summer.

 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County (BGCGTC) has served our communities’ youth since 1926. The Club has evolved from its origin as a premier youth development organization into a community based organization aimed at improving the health, well-being, and livelihood for those in the community. As the oldest and largest Boys & Girls Club in the state, BGCGTC is regarded as one of the highest performing Clubs every year nationally, serving over 31,000 youth. The Club’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. 

 

About the role:

 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is looking for 25 Fall College interns to serve as Youth Development Specialists in branches located in Arlington and Fort Worth, as well as our new mobile unit. 

 

During this specially designed Fall semester internship, you will help lead our youth in a variety of activities including learning through play, education, health and fitness, social and emotional wellness, activities specific for teens, and so much more. Safety is of the utmost importance so you will learn how to ensure a safe environment for youth of all ages. 

 

Our program has been created to merge the best of non-profit world and leverage BGCGTC’s Corporate Partners-- global companies such as Deloitte and Fidelity, inc. 

 

In partnership with our Partners, we will enhance on-the-job learning with access to:

? Guest Mentors …executive leaders based here in the Greater Dallas-Ft. Worth area

? Leadership Development Seminars

? Social Events with your intern cohort

? Networking Sessions with local leaders

? 1:1 mentorship

 

Best of all, the opportunity for potential continued employment during or after the school year after successful internship completion! 

 

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

? High school diploma or equivalent

? Current enrollment in an accredited 2- or 4-year college program

? Depending on position – zero to 1 year of experience working with youth (examples: camp counselor, babysitting, teaching assistant, etc)

 

Desired Characteristics

? Ability to be a positive role model

? Ability to establish rapport and build relationships

? Best Self: Ability to bring your best self each day to serve youth and help them thrive

? Growth Mindset: Flexible in how you approach work and willing to learn new things 

? Courage: Ability make tough decisions and protect all we serve

 

Requirements

 

? Hours: must be available between the hours of 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Monday – Friday. 

? Locations: Candidates must be able to work at all locations at any time. Work sites are in low-income areas, challenging neighborhoods, and growth neighborhoods. Locations 

? Position requires working with small to large groups of youth. Noise level of the environment is usually loud and at times moderate or very loud. 

? Must be able to pass all required background screens and drug screens at any time

? Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

? Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification 

? Some positions do not require driving a company and/or personal vehicle and some positions do require driving a company and/or personal vehicle

  • Some positions require driving company vehicle. For these positions candidates must have satisfactory driving record and a valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties and to be covered under the company insurance the requirement is for employee to be a minimum of age 21.

? Some positions require driving a personal vehicle. For these positions candidate must have a satisfactory driving record, reliable transportation, valid auto insurance and a valid drivers license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties.

 

Pay & Benefits

 

Pay: $14.00 per hour

 

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is an equal opportunity employer. It maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, and medical condition to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training, and termination.

 

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