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Program Director/School Community Coordinator

Full Time

Lincoln, NE, USA

Why join us?

Are you someone who naturally provides the vision, leadership and management to provide high quality programs and services? Are you self-sufficient and comfortable leading the organizations’ day-to-day operations of our Club sites? Do you execute with a high degree of expediency and accuracy while keeping your team inspired at work?

If this sounds like you, then you’ll definitely want to keep reading! You may be the ideal candidate for the Program Director/School Community Coordinator for the Boys and Girls Club, Lincoln, NE.

What you'll do!

  • Design, develop and oversee implementation of all Club programs; providing academic and enrichment services on site in all core program areas, both those designed by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and developed locally.

  • Maintain a regular physical presence in Clubs; monitor and evaluate programming and safety in all settings and provide coaching to Club staff.

  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs by supporting the organization’s mission and principles. Ensures the programs, services, activities and the Club environment supports and facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes.

  • Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal. Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.

  • Set standards and procedures governing participant enrollment, program participation, recruitment and retention, guidance and discipline and parental involvement.

  • Increase visibility of Club programs to members via posting of daily schedule, announcement of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information for increasing attendance and recruitment of new members.

  • Evaluate overall program effectiveness based on participation and achievement of stated goals; recommend modifications to improve program performance, as appropriate; ensure outcome measurement and data analysis drives program improvement and high levels of Club and child safety. Includes tracking outcome metrics needed for BGCA and Community Learning Centers (CLC).

What we offer!

  • Benefits! (Employee Only, Covered 100% Medical, Dental, Vision, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability)

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Paid-time off including 11 federal holidays

  • Salary range: $38,000-$45,000 annually; dependent upon skillsets and experience.

  • Employee Assistance Program – A free benefit that promotes employee health and well-being. (Counseling and problem-solving, resources to assist with life’s daily challenges, consultation and referral services).

Available Hours

Full-time hours, Monday – Friday, 10 am – 7 pm

What you'll have!

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university preferred. 

  • A team-oriented attitude and skilled communicator with a minimum of two years’ experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar nonprofit organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people. 

  • Equivalent combination of education and related experience will be considered. 

  • An understanding and knowledge of the mission and objectives of Boys & Girls Clubs.

  • Remarkable collaboration skills with a proven ability to establish rapport and build meaningful working relationships with organization leaders, coworkers, community groups, clients and other related agencies. 

  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and develop innovative solutions with limited supervision. 

  • Communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing. 

  • Demonstrated ability to organize, direct and coordinate operations, and recruit and retain key personnel and oversee facilities and budget management. 

  • CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred with mandatory completion of certification once employed. 

  • Successful completion of a background investigation is required.

Who we are!

The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Lincoln/Lancaster County (BGC) is to empower all youth to reach their full potential. We advocate for them to have equitable opportunities to participate and succeed in all organizations and workplaces—especially our own.

Together, we strive to ensure Great Futures for all youth in our community.

Join the movement!

We’re so excited about your interest in the Boys & Girls Club Movement! Apply today and submit your resume and cover letter on our site at or send via email to Visit our website at

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The organization will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or any other protected group status as defined by law. Boys & Girls Clubs of America will also not discriminate against employees or applicants based on sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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