Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago

Teen Reach Coordinator-Pedersen-McCormick Club

1 week ago
# of Openings
Youth Development


The Teen Reach Coordinator is responsible for effectively implementing and maintaining a variety of Teen and after-school programs and activities that are fun, engaging and support our priority outcome areas of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character and Citizenship


  • Manage educational and recreational programming for teens ages 11 – 18.
  • Direct programming for youth ages 6 – 18, with an emphasis on ages 11-18.
  • Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly program plans.
  • Completes mandatory monthly and quarterly reports accurately by due dates and provides documentation to supervisor as requested.
  • Scans Teen REACH participants on a daily basis and tracks attendance.
  • Retrieves and submits report cards for identified youth during specified marking periods.
  • Completes and updates intake/membership forms of Teen REACH participants.
  • Updates and maintains Teen REACH data base and files for participants.
  • Interprets and communicates Teen REACH program’s goals, objectives and outcomes to the staff, members and community.
  • Builds and maintains partnerships with schools and organizations dedicated to serving youth.
  • Recruits members as needed to reach program goals.
  • Ensures that all mandatory Teen Reach programs are scheduled, implemented and evaluated.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings and trainings.
  • Provides coverage as needed to provide quality programming and a safe environment for youth.
  • Coordinates holiday special events.
  • Provides illustrated bulletin boards, posters and flyers for activity announcements and promotions.
  • Keeps tables and equipment supplies in good working condition.
  • Supports field trips.
  • Support club administrative duties and grant reporting as needed (e.g. attendance entry, program reports).
  • Provides reports to the Program Director or Club Manager as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalency, College courses preferred
  • Experience in working directly with youth
  • Case Management experience is a plus. A strong desire to work with youth ages 12-18 as evidenced by previous work/volunteer experiences
  • Existing knowledge of youth development stages and psycho social needs
  • Experience in any of the following areas: Physical Education, Computer Education, Art, Drama, Music or Dance is a plus
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavioral problems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certification within 90 days of hire


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