Job Description

Program Director


1601 W Sherman St, Phoenix, AZ 85007

DIVISION: Operations

DIRECT REPORTS: Youth Development Specialists

The Program Director is responsible for developing programs, activities, and services that prepare kids and teens for success by creating a safe and positive Branch environment that facilitates achievement and results in designated outcomes. Responsibilities include: Branch operations, youth program management, supervision of staff, kids, teens, volunteers, and facility.

- Manages Program supply budget and administration in accordance with accounting policies and procedures
- Supports Organizational membership goals to include recruitment, retention, and attendance
- Cultivates collaborative relationships with community partners
- Directs supervision of youth, teens and staff during operating hours including opening and closing the Branch
Oversee the implementation, planning, development, and evaluation of Branch programs
Ensures required documents and reports are completed in a timely manner
-  Fulfills Human Resources functions including hiring practices and employee management
Manages staff hours to budget and policy. Ensure time cards are completed and correct

Must possess a HS diploma or equivalency certificate and 6 months work related Supervisory experience

Must obtain/maintain a current CPR, First Aid, and Food Handler’s Certification (within first 90 days of employment)
Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license

Knowledge of high-quality youth development practices and experience working with children and/or teens
Understanding of adult learning techniques, facilitation and youth development practices 
Working knowledge of federal and state laws and company policies and procedures
Ability to maintain and cultivate excellent community relationships and possess excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to interact effectively and communicate (in writing and orally) with a variety of members, local government entities, neighborhood groups, agencies, schools and volunteers. Must also have the ability to effectively communicate with and maintain productive and effective working relationships with organization staff and management in accomplishing goals and objectives 
Ability to represent and make presentations to Board and other service/business/community groups
Proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Ability to articulate for giving, serve as an ambassador, engage in relationship building and promote philanthropy
Ability to support the efficiency of volunteers and future workforce needs to support volunteer program operations
Ability to articulate FFI, BGC’s approach to positive youth development, principles of program planning & delivery, and Branch planning and assessment

Travel between Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley branches and schools as needed


- Vacation & Sick Pay. (Vacation time is uploaded at the beginning of the fiscal year* – there is no waiting period to use it!)

 Eleven (11) Paid Holidays 

Bonus paid time during the December holidays

 Comprehensive Benefits Package w/ Options for Family Coverage:
  • 100% Employer-Paid Benefits for Full-Time Employees: Basic Life Insurance and AD&D, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Basic Dental plan.
  • Partial Employer-Paid Benefits: Several medical coverage options, HSA, prescription drug coverage, enhanced Dental Coverage, Vision Coverage, additional Life Insurance options, Teledoc plan.

 $2,000.00 Annual Tuition Reimbursement (available after 1 year of employment)

Boys & Girls Club of the Valley Programming Fees Waived for children of employees (for summer, after-school, and school breaks) 

Paid Training

Advancement Opportunities

Access to Lifemart, for Employee Discounts on travel, home, auto, electronics and more

Sports & Entertainment tickets occasionally provided at no cost when available

Apply today!


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