Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City’s most disadvantaged communities. Our programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at four sites throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Director of Character & Leadership at our Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse in Brooklyn, NY.
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, conducting and evaluating departmental leadership development programs, activities and events under the direct supervision of the Assistant Clubhouse Director and providing individual guidance and referrals as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruit members for Character and Leadership Development programs
Deliver fun and engaging programming for boys and girls, ages 6-18
Ensure the effective delivery of all programs in the Good Character and Citizenship priority outcome area
Thoroughly evaluate all assigned departmental programs
Submit all required reports timely to the Assistant Clubhouse Director
Conduct periodic inventory of departmental equipment, recommend the acquisition of necessary materials and resources to support programs and order required materials and maintain the assigned budget
Collaborate with outside entities to enhance programs and services; families, schools and other organizations and institutions
Participate in organizational meetings and conferences as requested
Ensure a healthy, safe environment in program areas
College degree preferred required from a state-accredited university or college and a minimum of two years’ experience in a related field
Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, ages 6-18 as well as a range of other organizational personnel in a courteous and professional manner
Highly motivated and dedicated to the organizational mission
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
Proven track record of engaging youth in a responsible and mature manner
For immediate consideration, please e-mail resume and cover letter along with desired salary as an attachment in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to:email@example.com . Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email as well as the Clubhouse name.