Youth Development Professional_NE-NSC

Durham, NC 909 LIBERTY ST 27701, 909 LIBERTY ST, DURHAM, North Carolina, United States of America Req #15995
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Youth Development Professional_NE-NSC

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Youth Development Professional for the Boys and Girls Club, located in Durham, NC.


Plans, implements, supervises members and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, supporting the Boys & Girls Club priority outcome areas of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character and Citizenship. May oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary. In absence of the Program Coordinator; may provide supervision oversight to other Youth Development Professionals to ensure continuity of program services at unit/branch locations. Builds and maintains a professional relationship with all Club members and their families in order to help advance the mission of The Salvation Army.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Ability interacts with children and teens with patience and respect.

Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports in an accurate and complete manner.

Ability to support and coordinate activities and events.

Ability to clearly communicate roles and responsibilities to individuals and groups.

Ability to schedule meetings.

Ability to interact with co-workers, volunteers and the public in a positive, professional manner.

Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

Ability to operate and generally maintain all office equipment, including but into limited to the copier, fax machine.

Proficiency with Windows & Microsoft Office 365, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


High School Diploma or GED.

and previous work in related field with Children

and Youth preferred

Commitment to actively participate in a Professional Development Plan including Level Il & Level Ill Training which includes completion of 20 Credit Hours of Boys & Girls Club of America Spillett Training.


Must possess a valid driver's license and a clear driving record.


Ability to deal comfortably with stressful situations and follow emergency procedures.

Ability to multi-task, ability to follow instructions and complete tasks in a safe and effective manners.

Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively.

Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.

Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing and walking on a frequent change basis.


Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor recreational environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


This document provides descriptive information about the above Salvation Army position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. An individual's ability to meet the qualifications and capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or promotion. The Salvation Army reserves the light to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.


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July 28, 2022-May 1, 2023


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Recreation
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $10.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Durham, NC 909 LIBERTY ST 27701, 909 LIBERTY ST, DURHAM, North Carolina, United States of America