Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Summer/Seasonal Youth Program Utility Aide in Bronx, New York
Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City’s most disadvantaged communities. Our programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at six sites throughout Brooklyn, Bronx, and Harlem. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Summer/Seasonal Youth Program Utility Aide at our following clubhouses:
Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse – Bronx, NY
John E. Grimm III Clubhouse - Bronx, NY
Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse – Brooklyn, NY
Elbaum Family Clubhouse - Brooklyn, NY
Navy Yard Clubhouse – Brooklyn, NY
Pinkerton Clubhouse – Harlem, NY
This is a part-time position working 25-30 hours a week Monday through Friday in the morning and afternoon.
The Summer/Seasonal Youth Program Utility Aide will be responsible for providing security and ensuring the safety of the members in the Clubhouse. Assist with member drop off/pick up; keep hallways and stairways clear and safe while directing youth to their age appropriate program areas. General sanitizing of high touch surfaces is also a priority of the position.
Summer/Seasonal Youth Program Utility Aide Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Clean and sanitize high touch point areas throughout the clubhouse, using established practices and procedures.
Ensure that children in hall & stairways are always “in line of sight” supervision.
Direct youth “wandering” in the hall to their appropriate program area; document youth not cooperating with procedures and submit to supervisor.
Maintain bathroom key for bathroom entry of children. One member allowed at a time.
Check bathrooms, upon entry and exit; Bathrooms will remain closed and locked at all times.
Direct youth to appropriate restrooms.
Carry 2-way radios for immediate communication with Club Director/Program Facilitator as needed ensuring that youth are supervised and safe at all times during transition periods.
Assist with locating children being picked up by a parent or parent designee.
Regular communication with nearby program staff to maintain appropriate staff/member ratios.
Initiate and maintain friendly and inviting relationships with members, parents and visitors.
Summer/Seasonal Youth Program Utility Aide Required Skills/Knowledge :
Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, ages 14-18 as well as a range of other organizational personnel in a courteous and professional manner.
Highly motivated and dedicated to the organizational mission.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
As a condition of employment, employees must have proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccine series, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine.
We offer a professional work environment and supplemental benefits package for the Summer/Seasonal Youth Program Utility Aide position.