Teen Outreach Coordinator
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South

19 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Taunton, Ma 02780
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Teen Outreach Coordinator

StatusActively recruiting
Openings1 Half-Time
Service datesAugust 22, 2022 - June 24, 2023

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in and support program activities and workshops in the Teen Center, and be seen by staff and members as a Leader in the Club.
  • Identify new local partners and building collaborative relationships throughout our service region.
  • Develop curriculum/programs/activities/ workshops with teens in mind that act as conversation starters around sensitive topics like domestic violence, gang activities and drug prevention
  • Build trusting relationships with members that will foster dialogue around sensitive topics, form mentor/mentee relationships with members that increases daily attendance in programs and services
  • Complete a minimum of 750 hours of service, serving through June 24, 2023.
  • Attend a minimum of 6 Commonwealth Corps trainings and service events held by MSA post orientation.
  • Participate in a minimum of 30 minutes of MSA-related activities each week. This may include filling out timesheets, completing a bi-monthly reflection or check-in, or other MSA-related tasks or activities.

Marginal Responsibilities:

  • Participate in BGCMS training and development programs
  • Attend Clubhouse monthly meetings and leadership events, and participate in BGCMS organizational-wide events and meetings
  • Participate in bi-weekly check-in/reflections with BGCMS supervisor (Youth Resource Navigator)
  • Maintain and expand existing relationships with local partners as sources of collaboration.
  • Be a part of the greater Commonwealth Corps community, including participating in cross-site learning groups, writing a short profile for the CC newsletter, connecting with other members on our online platforms, and attending optional social/service events.

Southeastern, MA

Living allowanceStipend of $550 semi-monthly while in service, up to $11,550 minus taxes and withholdings;
BenefitsWhat You’ll Get:
  • Stipend of $550 semi-monthly while in service, up to $11,550 minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Member assistance program, including unlimited, confidential, 24/7, phone counseling services and up to three free, in-person counseling sessions, plus a lot more;
  • Completion award of up to $2,000 upon successful completion of service, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Reimbursement for outside training or professional development opportunities relevant to member’s service and/or goals (Up to $100; Dependent on approval from MSA)
  • Extensive training from MSA with a diversity, equity and inclusion focus and other professional development opportunities;
  • Limited reimbursement for travel to Corps-wide MSA-sponsored activities;
  • Internet reimbursement up to $50/month while required to complete some service from home;
  • Limited travel reimbursement from their host site for certain service-related travel away from their usual service location, according to that agency's policies;
  • Mental Health/Personal Day once per month counting towards 4hrs
  • The opportunity for at least 5 days of planned absences (may include holidays, does not count towards hours requirement);
Please note that receipt of these stipends/benefits may impact an individual’s eligibility for certain public benefits.
Desired skills, certifications or qualifications

You must be:

  • A Massachusetts resident (see guidelines here) with legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • 18 years of age at minimum (member age range is 18 – 70+ years old)
  • Excited to give back to your community and interested in developing your skills and gaining new professional experiences.
  • Able to balance service internship commitments with personal commitments in a sustainable way.
  • Proficient with technology, including Microsoft suite and Google.
  • Understanding and appreciative of the mission, vision, and values of BGCMS.
  • A strong communicator, including the ability to present in front of large groups, interact with and motivate volunteers, and represent the organization at community events.
  • Able to relate effectively to diverse groups of people and be comfortable in a highly collaboratively, fast- paced team environment.
  • Experienced in or passionate about working with youth 13-18 years of age. •
  • Comfortable having sensitive conversations around sex, drugs, gangs, violence, and gender identity
  • Open-minded and willing to listen to multiple points of view on a multitude of topics.

It would also be great if you are:

  • Experienced in or passionate about substance abuse prevention/risk behaviors.
  • Willing to serve multiple days during the week (Monday-Friday 3-7 PM).
  • Proficient or fluent in Spanish, Cape Verdean, or Haitian Creole – multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Desired LanguagesProficient or fluent in Spanish, Cape Verdean, or Haitian Creole
Other conditions
Weekly HoursService commitment 20 hours per week during the following days/times: Weekday afternoons 3pm-7pm. Potential for up to 2 weekend commitments per month, with two weeks’ notice provided. Members will be required to serve in-person.
Our missionTo nurture strong minds, healthy bodies, and community spirit through youth-driven, high-impact programs in safe and fun environments
Children, Education, Life Skills, Poverty