Music & Youth Assistant

Posted: 06/12/2022

Description

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is currently accepting applications for Music & Youth Assistant. The Music & Youth Assistant, under the supervision of the Coordinator/Director, is responsible for leadership; music clubhouse operations; music clubhouse programming; administrative compliance; facility and child safety.

 

Duties include but not limited to: competent and credible leader others choose to follow; define vision clearly; execute strategy; coach team to improve performance; responsible for operations in the music clubhouse; accountable for quality programming and achieving set goals. Responsible for all required reports and administrative duties; comply with administrative policies and procedures; accountable for safety at assigned facility; and be a positive role model.

 

Music & Youth program helps youth experience the magic of music. Program provides instruments and staffing for free music lessons such as drums, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar and keyboard. Youth also learn how to record and produce their own music as well as form “garage bands”. Employees use their music expertise to mentor teen participants and help them increase their self-confidence/self-esteem by teaching them to play instruments, perform on stage, and record music in the studio.

 

Work sites are located in low income areas, challenging neighborhoods, and growth neighborhoods. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and at times moderate or very loud. Position requires working with large groups of youth. There is potential for exposure to germs and illnesses. Employees are to follow all safety procedures and protocols.

 

At the branches, youth receive targeted services in a safe, supportive environment from staff who believe in the organization’s mission. The Club experience focuses on three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Positive Citizenship.

 

Requirements

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR working towards completion of a degree, required. Music degree preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with youth

 

Qualifications include

  • Ability to work regular program hours
  • Ability to work summer hours
  • Ability to be a positive role model
  • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships
  • Ability to relate to at-risk youth
  • Proficiency in at least one music instrument
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification
  • Must be able to pass any and all required background screens and drug screens at any time
  • Position requires driving personal vehicle and company vehicle. Candidate must have satisfactory driving record, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and liability insurance for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties and to be covered under company insurance the requirement is for the employee to be a minimum of age 21

 

Pay & Benefits

Minimum Pay: $15.00 per hour

Benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual

 

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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