Youth Development Specialist - Athletics - Havard Club


Plans, implements, supervises and evaluates all programs and activities in the Physical Education Department including Fitness Authority, seasonal leagues and all sports, fitness and recreational activities.





  • Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success, promoting safety of member and quality of programs at all times. Provide guidance and role modeling to members.
  • Planning, organizing and implementing a range of noncompetitive programs and activities for drop in members and visitors daily.
  • Initiating new and creative program activities. Promoting and stimulating program participation.
  • Identifying opportunities for implementing new programs to benefit club members.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of program achievement against target goals, recommending modifications that respond to member needs and interests and participating in weekly staff meetings.
  • Ensure a healthy and safe environment, supervising members.
  • Manage facilities and ensure a productive environment, maintaining an inventory of all program equipment and supplies in good order.
  • Recommend and requisition supplies needed for assigned area.
  • Work with Club Director to prepare department budget.
  • Recruit, train and manage assigned volunteers; provide ongoing feedback; identify and support development opportunities.
  • Engage parents regarding opportunities and expectations of club members, as well as general club participation.




  • Work with staff on special events and facilitate programs in any department when needed.
  • Must participate in the Pick-Up Program as needed.
  • Complete any required or mandated trainings and/or professional development



Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.


External: Maintain contact as needed with eternal community groups, schools, member’s parents and other to assist in resolving problems.





  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two years ‘experience working with youth and families required.
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in working with youth required.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written required. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) required.
  • Must be able to interpret Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc programs and philosophy.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license preferred (may be required at some Club locations.)
  • Must adhere to the BGCGH Employee Code of Conduct


DISCLAIMER:  The information presented indicates the general nature of work and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.




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