Employment

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is seeking caring, enthusiast, community-minded individuals to work in the following youth development positions. When responding to this posting please specify the job you are replying to and your salary requirements in your cover letter. Also include a current resume.

Current Positions

Education & Outreach Director – Full Time Responsible for the activities, programs and supplemental services at the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown’s Sixth Street’s Clubhouse, Allentown, PA. This full-time position will include implementing and directing after school and summer activities, creating virtual programs and other services for youth ages 6-18. A four-year accredited college degree in a field related to education and development of young people is preferred. 2 to 3 years of experience working with youth is required. Bi-lingual/bi cultural experience is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to relate to youth, parents, staff, educators and the community in general in both oral and written form.
Hours: Monday – Friday. Summer: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. School Year: Noon to 8:00 pm.
Full-Time: $30,000-$38,000 per year. Health benefits, vision/dental insurance, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance and PTO. Send resumes and cover letter to bgcafries@aol.com. EOE
Program Assistant – Part-time Supports the Full-time Youth Development staff delivering a diverse, fun variety of youth programs and activities. He/She must be willing to work in different program areas as needed, including delivering educational and mentoring programs, front desk duties, as well as arts, sports, fitness, health, life skills, and recreation. Youth served are 6 to 18 years old. Various Clubhouse locations: Sixth Street, Turner Street, and the Teen Center.
After-school core hours: 3:30pm to 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. Maximum 20 hours per week.
Summer hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Job Type: Part-time
Entry level position.  Rate: $10.00 /hour
Ideal for High School or College student.

Clearances

In order to volunteer or be employed at BGCA you will need to present the originals for all three clearances that are less than one year old. You can obtain the clearances at the following places listed below. Both the PA Criminal Background check and the PA Child Abuse check are free at no charge to volunteers for first-time applicants. Be aware that state wide changes are made to the clearance systems from time to time, however, BGCA attempts to update changes when they occur.

Act 34 – PA Criminal Background Clearance

Act 151 – PA Child Abuse Clearance

Act 114 – FBI Fingerprinting

*There are a limited number of fingerprint locations listed on the website. The most convenient locations to BGCA are in Allentown & Hellertown:

Affirmative Action Statement: The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) provides equal employment opportunity to all persons, as noted in the EEO Statement, without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, age, marital status, ancestry, sex, national origin, citizenship, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable Federal. State and Local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. BGCA is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in personnel matters, including recruitment and hiring, benefits, training, promotion, compensation, transfer and layoff or termination. We strive for a staff that reflects diversity.

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