Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Valley

Program Director - Mesa

Mesa, AZ
Boys & Girls Clubs of America named "One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for" (2017, 2018, 2019) Inde

Job Description

Program Director

Posted: Thursday, 5/16/2024
FLSA STATUS: ExemptREPORTS TO: Branch Director
DIVISION: OperationsDIRECT REPORTS: Youth Development Specialists

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


Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley supports a culture of excellence in all we do and all employees are expected to reflect these values in their daily responsibilities. To be sure we meet our obligations for high performance in all areas, we organize our goals and efforts under these five Pillars of Excellence:

Service – Every decision and action is driven to serve our youth and teens
Teamwork – We achieve greatness together through collaboration
Accountability - We lead with integrity and own our actions, decisions and commitments
Innovation - We are creative problem solvers always looking to learn and improve
Healthy Lifestyle - We model physical, mental and emotional well-being

Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Valley At A Glance

Boys & Girls Clubs of America named "One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for" (2017, 2018, 2019)   Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs, training and services impact nearly 4.6 million children and teens every year. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives, as a member of our national staff.  We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance. Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is the National Organization headquartered in Atlanta, GA . BGCA service centers are located in Washington DC, Richardson Texas and Schaumburg, Illinois. In addition to our BGCA National Organization, we have over 4,000 local Club sites in communities all across the country. To find a local club in your community, go to
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