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Youth Development Professional

Full Time

Lincoln, NE, USA

Why join us?

Imagine a place where who you are, where you're from or the circumstances that surround you don’t determine your access to experiences or opportunities. Boys & Girls Clubs are making that vision a reality — in your community and communities around the world. We provide a safe haven for more than 4 million youth, giving them an opportunity to discover their great futures. If you are looking to make an impact, explore the possible and launch yourself right into a challenge to meet our mission then Boys & Girls Club could be the perfect place for you!

We hire the most passionate individuals to provide support to communities and do whatever it takes to build a great future for our kids.

Are you ready to help young people reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens? Boys & Girls Club is looking for Youth Development Professionals to join our Lincoln, NE team!

What you'll do!

Under the direction of the Lead Youth Development Professional and in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Boys & Girls Club of Lincoln/Lancaster County, our Youth Development Professionals are responsible for the implementation of our comprehensive programs. These individuals model honesty, respect and responsibility. The ideal candidate aims to engage every student, is mission driven and has a knack for building collaborative and meaningful relationships with members, volunteers and program participants.

What we offer!

  • $14.00 an hour

  • 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

Part-time hours, Monday – Friday, 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm

What you'll have!

  • Prior experience implementing programs that nurture youth potential and the managing of others preferred. 

  • Flexible to accommodate your schedule working up to 25 hours weekly. 

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

  • Carry out daily programs, activities, instruction and procedures with minimal supervision.

  • Contribute to creating a positive Club environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, Health Lifestyles and Promotion of Program Key Focus Areas. 

  • Communicate effectively and exhibit excellent relationship building skills with students, parents, Park and BGC staff and management. 

  • Demonstrated ability to critically assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines and in emergency situations. 

  • Reliable transportation to and from work, to program locations. 

  • Must be 18 years or older. 

  • 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.

With our mission in mind, BGC applies principles of equity and inclusion to guide our policies, practices and procedures. We seek to develop and implement programs that support youth, employees and families of every race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, citizenship status and religion.

This is an ongoing process that challenges us to listen to those who may not have been heard and commit our organization to learn and grow. When we do this, we empower not only our youth but the families, staff and communities that make up Boys & Girls Clubs of Lincoln/Lancaster County.

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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