The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area BTG Director in Framingham, Massachusetts

Overview

35 hrs/week, $19/hr 

Position TitleBridging the Gap between Youth and Community Services Director -Non-Exempt

Responsible toCorps Officer (s)

Education RequirementsB.A. in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related field

Work ExperienceA minimum of one year experience working with at risk youth and knowledge of the juvenile system

Other Qualifications

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Experience in developing and coordinating small youth groups

  • Program Experience preferred

  • Strong Networking Skills are essential

    • Principal FunctionsDevelop & direct the BTG program in Framingham
    • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the development and continuing enhancement of the BTG program

  • Develop a strong network of referrals of at risk/high risk youth from appropriate agencies

  • Interview prospective referrals and their parents/guardians to evaluate client matches for the program

  • Lead BTG classes three days a week

  • Develop group lesson plans for each session

  • Coordinate program including speakers and guests to enhance program curriculum

  • Evaluate, develop and enhance BTG curriculum in keeping with the values of The Salvation Army

  • Develop follow-up procedures so as to evaluate effectiveness of the program

  • Recruit and supervise BTG interns

  • Develop funding opportunities so as to eventually make the program self sufficient

  • Network with community members/professionals to improve The Salvation Army’s standing in the community as well as develop new opportunities for partnerships and service delivery

  • Work with the Corps Officers to provide spiritual outreach to the youth served

  • Consult and train with the Divisional Director

  • Provide monthly statistics and records

  • Follow up with graduates and families to evaluate program success

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job ID2018-4967

CategoryYouth Work

TypeRegular Full-Time