Position Description

Title: Youth Development Supervisor

Salary Grade: 5

Performance Profile Source: Youth Development Professional

Department: Programs

Reports To: Executive Director

Primary Function:

Responsible for the ongoing operations of their branch with primary concern for program & service delivery. Youth Development Supervisor directly supervises part-time program staff.

Key Roles (Essential Job Responsibilities):


  • Ensures Programs, Services and an environment that Prepare Youth for Success.

    • Support & instill the mission, core beliefs, characteristics and principles of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

    • Create an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes as well as programs, services & activities.

    • Supervise part-time staff and full-time staff in the absence of the Branch Director.

    • Implement and/or enforce policies and procedures.

    • Provide information to support management level decision-making.

  • Oversee the implementation of administrative operations, services and activities that support the Chief Professional Officer, Board of Directors and Program initiatives.

  • Manage administrative and operational processes, including the management of assigned staff in achieving goals and providing technical assistance in development and design.

Resource Management

  • Manage Branch financial resources. Control revenue and expenditures against budget.

  • Ensure compliance with organization policies.

  • Manage and provide career development opportunities for part-time program staff and volunteers. Conduct regular staff meetings.

  • Prepare reports (i.e. S.O.E.’s, Annual Report etc.), summarizing human resources policies, procedures and annual Club wide operational activities.

Program and Service Management

  • Ensure effective program planning, development, implementation and evaluation.

  • Ensures quality improvement of programs by conducting program evaluations and annual written analysis of member needs and interests. Compiles monthly statistical reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.

  • Recruit, select, manage and provide career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers. Conduct and attend regular staff meetings.

  • Ensure evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.

  • Provide regular reports to the Branch Director.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Purchase or approve purchase of supplies and equipment.

  • Work with staff on special events to carry out programs in all departments.

  • Exercise authority in problems relating to members; utilize guidance and discipline plan.

  • Assist Branch Director with staff requests for organizational special events.

  • Assume other duties as assigned.


Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club part-time and professional staff to interpret and explain organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information. Has regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise and counsel.

External: Maintains contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize Club.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

  • A minimum of four years work experience in a Boys and Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate staff.

  • Ability to deal effectively with members including discipline problems.

  • Working knowledge of budget preparation, control, and management.

  • Skills in fundraising events.

  • Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.

  • CPR / First Aid Certified.

  • Participation in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Academy, preferred.


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.