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Boys and Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley
328 South Ramona Ave
Monterey Park, CA
Posted: August 10 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Boys and Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley is an after school youth development non-profit organization catering to the needs of youth ages 6 to 17. We deliver exciting and educational programs to over 4,043 boys and girls each year. The Club is full of promise for young children. Is it a place where kids can play, have fun, experience joy, laugh, and learn about themselves and the larger world they live in. We provide programs that are age-appropriate and developed to instill a sense of competence, usefulness, influence, and belonging among our members. The Club offers programs in five core areas in addition to specialized programs: Character and Leadership, Education and Careers, Health and Life Skills, the Arts, and Sports, Fitness and Recreation.

College Bound Interns utilize leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, in addition they promotes student success, provides preventive services, and responds to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive program that addresses academic, career, and personal/social development for all students.

Responsibilities

 Assists in development and sustainability of written plans for effective delivery of program based on current member’s school data.
 Communicates comprehensive program goals to members, parents, and school officials.
 Maintains current and appropriate resources for all participants.
 Provides information, resources and resource services for students, parents/guardians, and faculty.
 Utilizes community resources in addressing the needs of members.
 Uses majority of time providing direct service through Guidance Services and remaining time in program management, system support and accountability.
 Assist all members, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals and plans.
 Provides individual and group counseling and guidance including guiding and counseling students through the development of personal, social, educational, and career plans.
 Assists in implementing developmentally appropriate and prevention oriented group activities to meet members’ needs and school goals.
 Administers tests and analyzes and interprets test results to provide information about educational, career, and personal/social needs.
 Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data.
 Assists with placement and follow-up services for students.
 Assists student in selecting programs of study to enhance career planning.
 Assists members in building self-esteem and developing decision-making, problem solving, and positive human relations skills.
 Assists in planning steps for modifying student behavior with staff, teachers, counselors, parents/guardians, and students
 Provides data concerning members’ needs to determine curricula development.
 Maintains comprehensive records and reports.
Additional Responsibilities
 Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.
 Measures results of the program activities and shares results as appropriate.
 Monitors members academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions.
 Exhibits positive human relations skills
 Demonstrates proficiency in written and oral communication.
 Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Knowledge Required:
 Commit to a minimum of 10-12 hours per week for one academic semester or year of service
 Pursuing a college degree with at least 2 years of formal education
 Must be able to work a flexible schedule
 Strong interest in education and impacting member learning positively
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively
 Ability to work in an undefined environment
 Excellent planning and organizational skills
 Familiarity with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Skills

Required - Education, Flexibility, Patience, Professional, Always Willing to Learn, Organization, Consistency, Highly Reliable, Creative
Preferred - Bilingual, Bilingual-English/Spanish, Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin

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