Lead Youth Development Professional

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.


Boys & Girls Club is looking for a Lead Youth Development Professional to join our Lincoln, NE team!

What You'll Do!

The Lead Youth Development Professional plans, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, supporting our priority outcome areas of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character and Citizenship. 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!

  • $16.00 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 M-F 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm

What You'll Have!

  • · 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.

  • · At least 1-year experience in a supervisory role and 1-2 years working with middle and/or high school students.

  • · Promote and stimulate program participation, register new members and participate in their club orientation process.

  • · Provide guidance and role modeling to members.

  • · Engage with the general public successfully.

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

  • Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities for drop-in members and visitors.

  • Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of branch at all times. Prepare periodic activity reports.

  • Ensure a productive work environment by participating in weekly branch staff meetings.

  • 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. May be required to drive Club van.

  • Flexible to accommodate your schedule working up to 35 hours weekly.

  • 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.

Come Work With Us!

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 www.lincolnbgc.org/careers or send via email to BGCServices@fes.org. Visit our website at www.lincolnbgc.org.  


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. 


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