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STEAM Coordinator

Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland
Hillsboro, OR 97123
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  • Job Code
    192096011

BGCPS mission is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to discover their full potential as caring, engaged, responsible community members. BGCPs top priorities are to ensure an inclusive, diverse, and equitable work environment with an uncompromised commitment to safety. We are committed to filtering all policies and practices through an equity-based and trauma-informed care lens. We position ourselves as lifelong learners and seek individuals who have demonstrated dedication to creating safe and nurturing environments. We seek individuals who are dedicated to supporting extraordinary experiences for youth, are exceptional team members, have an investment in our surrounding communities, and are hungry for ongoing personal growth and professional development.

Join our dynamic team and be prepared to be challenged, to work hard, and to participate in a vibrant, mission-driven environment. Be prepared to fall in love with the work we do and the youth with whom we are privileged to serve each day. For more information on BGCP and our work visit: http://bgcportland.org/about/
Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and flexible spending account (FSA)
  • 100% company-paid benefits such as life insurance, short-term and long-term disability and accidental death & dismemberment.
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Retirement plans with employer match

BGCP is currently searching for STEAM(SC) Coordinators that focus on the delivery of activities and mentorship to youth that supports their developmental growth toward a great future. SCs plan and deliver a wide variety of programming with an emphasis on STEAM. SCs steward a climate that is inclusive, equitable, and culturally responsive and engage their cohort in trauma-informed, restorative, and developmentally appropriate behavior management and discipline.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor and supervise a group of elementary, middle or highs school members.
  • Guide members through fun, hands-on learning and social recreation activities including art (music, theater, visual arts), STEM, games, sports and more!
  • Create and supervise special events and activities for youth to connect with future possibilities- field trips and on- site activities.
  • Attend and engage in all scheduled training and professional development opportunities outlined by supervisor and in the annual training/professional development calendar.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Work within Club leadership team to ensure daily safety, operations and programming requirements and goals are met.
  • Adhere to all COVID-19 safety policies and practices for your safety and the safety of others.

Position Requirements

  • Provide role model values, expectations, and exceptional youth development skills at all times.
  • Support and collaborate with the Club leadership team to promote a consistent and impactful Club experience for all youths & teens.
  • Communicate with parents, program partners and stakeholders to ensure strong relationships and a safe Club.
  • Participate in the collection of data regarding program delivery, quality, and outcomes.
  • Possess a strong understanding of and adhere to organizational policies and procedures with the ability to demonstrate good judgment when unexpected situations arises.
  • May need to deal with stressful incidents that can occur in the daily commencement of their duties.
  • All BGCP employees are Mandated Reporters and must report any suspected Child Abuse or Neglect to their direct supervisor.

Position Qualifications

  • Must have knowledge of youth and teen development principles and practices.
  • Ability to consistently meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Ability to meet consistent attendance.
  • Ability to be punctual and adhere to a set work schedule, established by position expectations and site needs.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently without direct supervision.
  • License to drive (if over 21) and ability to drive Club vans a plus.
  • Consistent work schedules preferred.
  • One year of experience preferred but NOT required.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Frequent high volumes of personal interactions with youths, families and other staff.
  • Frequent walking with prolonged standing.
  • Must be able to sit, bend, stoop, climb and occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.
  • Moderate to intermittent high levels of noise.
  • Vision abilities requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, BGCP has focused on protecting the health of our communities and workforce. As a result, BGCP has, as mandated that as a qualification of employment, all staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021, as allowed by law and unless the staff receives a medical or religious exemption. Candidates who receive an offer of BGCP employment must provide proof of vaccination upon hire or submit an exemption request prior to their start date. Being fully vaccinated is a requirement for continued employment.
The more vaccinated our organization is, the better we can protect ourselves, our members, our communities and our colleagues.


Diversity and Inclusion: At BGCP, we do not just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.
BGCP is proud to an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.
Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans preference.
BGCP gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact BGCP Human Resources in advance to request assistance.





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Posted: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-21

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