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Teen Development Mentor

Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland
Milwaukie, OR 97222
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  • Job Code
    144482348

$750 sign on bonus!!!

Responsibilities

  • Mentor and supervise a group of middle and high school students.
  • Guide students through fun, hands-on learning and social recreation activities including art (music, theater, visual arts), STEM, games, sports and more!
  • Create and supervise special events and activities for teens to connect with their future and explore adulthood - field trips and on- site activities might include roller derby, rock climbing, tree climbing, water parks and specials guests and demonstrations from local artists, scientists, game shops ad more!
  • Join a group of 8-12 diverse (age, race, ethnicity, culture) and fun-loving youth development professionals for a summer of laughter and learning!

Position Requirements

  • Provide role model values, expectations, and exceptional youth development skills at all times.
  • Support and collaborate with the Club leadership team to promote a consistent and impactful Club experience for all youths & teens.
  • Communicate with parents, program partners and stakeholders to ensure strong relationships and a safe Club.
  • Participate in the collection of data regarding program delivery, quality, and outcomes.
  • Possess a strong understanding of and adhere to organizational policies and procedures with the ability to demonstrate good judgment when unexpected situations arises.
  • May need to deal with stressful incidents that can occur in the daily commencement of their duties.
  • All BGCP employees are Mandated Reporters and must report any suspected Child Abuse or Neglect to their direct supervisor.

Position Qualifications

  • Must have knowledge of youth and teen development principles and practices.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently without direct supervision.
  • License to drive (if over 21) and ability to drive Club vans a plus.
  • Consistent work schedules preferred.
  • One year of experience preferred but NOT required.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Frequent high volumes of personal interactions with youths, families and other staff.
  • Frequent walking with prolonged standing.
  • Must be able to sit, bend, stoop, climb and occasional lifting of up to 25#.
  • Moderate to intermittent high levels of noise.
  • Vision abilities requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.




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Posted: 2021-08-20 Expires: 2021-09-21

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