Teen Outreach Coordinator
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South

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

Status Actively recruiting
Openings 1 Half-Time
Service dates August 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 allowance Stipend of $550 semi-monthly while in service, up to $11,550 minus taxes and withholdings;
Benefits What 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 Languages Proficient or fluent in Spanish, Cape Verdean, or Haitian Creole
Other conditions
Weekly Hours Service 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 mission To nurture strong minds, healthy bodies, and community spirit through youth-driven, high-impact programs in safe and fun environments
Children, Education, Life Skills, Poverty