Extension Director

Under the general supervision of the Director of Operations this position plans, implements,
supervises and evaluates all programs and activities provided as part of the five core program
areas for youth in 1st-5th grade.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Prepare Youth for Success

  1. Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success, promoting safety of
    members and quality in programs at all times. Provide guidance and role modeling to
    members. Educate, promote, develop self-esteem, and provide positive alternatives.
    Contribute to the planning and implementation of the strategic plan by:
    • Planning, organizing and implementing a range of program services and activities for
      members and visitors
    • Initiating new programs with the approval of the Director of Operations
    • Recommending the development of service area programs
  2. Ensure quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program achievement against
    target goals, recommending modifications that respond to member needs and interests and
    participating in staff meetings. Establish and maintain outcome-based programs.

    School District Partnership
  3. Maintain a presence during the school day to establish a teacher network to connect the
    school day to after-school activities by maintaining consistency in daily procedures and a
    continuous level of communication that serves to identify and address the academic needs of
    program participants.
  4. Attend school faculty meetings. Provide assistance with school functions including, but not
    limited to: potlucks, picnics, and PAT nights. Promote club membership and recruit afterschool program participants through these events and presence during day school.

    Health and Safety
  5. Ensure a healthy, safe, clean, organized, environment, supervising members in program area.
  6. Manage facilities and ensure a productive work environment, maintaining an inventory of all
    program equipment and supplies in good order. Recommend requisitions as necessary;
    controlling expenditures against monthly supply budget.

    Marketing and Public Relations
  7. Increase visibility of Club programs via posting of schedule, regular announcements of
    upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information for the development of
    advertising and promotions in the community.
    Program Development and Implementation
  8. Manage administrative systems by registering new members and participating in their club
    orientation process.
  9. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs, services, and activities using Club process.

  10. Recruit, train and manage assigned volunteers and staff; provide ongoing feedback, and
    identify and support development opportunities. Develop a schedule of mandatory staff
    meetings for part-time staff.
  11. Provide proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted,
    breakdown of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues.


  1. Oversee and/or participate in special programs and events.
  2. Drive Club van.
  3. Consult with parents concerning member issues.
  4. Submit accurate written reports for B&GC, School District, or other grant requirements.
  5. Attend all staff meetings, prepared with items needed for discussion or reporting.
  6. Assist Program Coordinator in the development of activities and programs.
  7. Assure teacher and principle feedback regarding the effectiveness of programming.
  8. Assist in or handle special assignments or other duties as deemed necessary or important by

Internal: Maintain close daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club
members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain
guidelines/instructions; instruct and advise/counsel.
External: Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field.
  • Experience working with elementary aged populations


  • Preferred minimum of one year experience in planning and implementing youth programs.
  • Proven ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Proven ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate staff and volunteers
  • Proven ability to deal with the general public.
  • Proven ability to plan and implement quality programs using a youth development strategy.
  • Proven ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.
  • Demonstrated computer technology skills appropriate to Boys & Girls Club computer use.
  • Valid State Drivers License

High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects; good interpersonal abilities-able to interact effectively with co-workers of all levels as well as with representation of other organizations and institutions. Ability to get along with diverse personalities; tact, maturity, and flexibility; physical requirements include: sight, hearing, sitting, standing, stooping, running, strenuous sports related activities, and lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to function under fast paced and noisy conditions.

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