The Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence is Hiring!

To apply, please email your resume and availability to Mike Scarpetti, Director of Operations, at mscarpetti@bgcprov.org.

Note: We are always taking resumes, especially for a demonstrated experience working with children. We are also happy to develop a program around a special skill or interest you would like to explore with our youth! All candidates are subject to a national background check and drug screen (includes marijuana).

JOB TITLE: Accounting Assistant

Job Type: Part-time 30 hours/week (M-F)
Position status: Non-exempt
Reports to: CFO
Rate of pay: $18-$20/hour
Employee benefits: as required by law

In addition to those benefits required by law, employees regularly working 30 hours/week are also eligible for:

  • Paid time off
  • Medical & Dental insurance (Employer pays 50%)
  • Employer-paid contribution to 401(k) retirement fund after 1 year

Please forward your resume to:
Peter Taraian
Chief Financial Officer
550 Wickenden Street
Providence, RI 02903

Email: ptaraian@bgcprov.org

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Accounts Payable: coding, invoice entry, check processing
  • Accounts Receivable: invoicing and receipt entry
  • General Ledger entry and maintenance of MIP Fund Accounting Software (experience with fund accounting software)
  • Bank and account reconciliations
  • Preparation of bank deposits
  • Other: external filings, audit preparation, file maintenance

OTHER PREFERRED FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES:

  • Grants accounting management (a plus)
  • Payroll processing (a plus)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, CHARACTERISTICS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-year degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field, or equivalent.
  • 2 to 4 years of work experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or related areas.
  • Experience with fund accounting software.
  • Intermediate-to-advanced skills in MS Office (especially Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Ability to be or become comfortable using cloud-based technology.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail.
  • Must work well and communicate with all staff.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Flexibility to accommodate pop-up assignments from Supervisor as needed.
  • Able to adhere to organization’s policies and procedures regarding confidentiality and handling of sensitive financial data.
  • Must be able to pass an FBI fingerprint clearance, State of RI Criminal History Background Check, National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, National and State Child Abuse Registry Check, and a drug test (marijuana included).

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE?

  • Accounts Payables are coded and entered into the accounting system properly.
  • Accounts Payable functions are performed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Accounts Payable checks are processed accurately.
  • Accounts Receivables are invoiced and receipted properly.
  • Bank and accounting reconciliations are performed monthly.
  • Accounting files are current and are organized efficiently.
  • Information requested by CFO and other staff is provided in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Accounting functions are carried out following legal, professional and ethical standards.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • This is a largely sedentary role; however, some movement around the office is required to access various office equipment.
  • Filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, bend or stand to access file drawers, and open and close file drawers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job is performed in a normal office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, fax machines, and other office equipment. The central administrative offices of the organization are located in a building that also houses one of our youth service sites, with occasional sounds of children’s and staff’s voices heard from this other part of the building during peak service hours.

JOB TITLE: Summer Youth Program Staff

Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: $11-13/Hr.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence is seeking individuals for summer program staff to work with youth ages 5-12. Positions available are at all our sites in Providence. The positions are M-F (no weekends) and can be in length from 4 to 8 hours per day. All programs close by 6pm. We are looking for happy people who love working with kids!

Specific areas of experience needed:
Academics
Athletics
Technology

Social Rec
Dance
Lifeguards

Summer Staff would be responsible for implementing curriculum, daily programs, and activities in the child care summer program in accordance with the guidelines set forth by DCYF. Great opportunity for recent college graduates or currently enrolled college students.

Skills/knowledge required: At least one year experience working with school age children (five to twelve year olds) in a group setting. At least 12 college credits. Bilingual a plus (Spanish). Must be able to pass all required background checks, including a National Fingerprinting check & drug screen (marijuana included).

JOB TITLE: Van Driver

Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Part-time
Monday – Friday, Morning shift 7:15 – 9:15 a.m.; afternoon shift 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Also the opportunity for early evening hours.
Salary: $15/Hr.

One van driver needed in the mornings and afternoons, five days per week to transport children for the Boys & Girls Club of Providence. This would be on a van that holds 14.

REQUIREMENT:

Applicants MUST have a current chauffeur’s license and prior passenger van experience with children. Applicant must pass all background checks, including but not limited to: National Fingerprint check and drug screen (includes marijuana). Job starts ASAP. When responding, please include your email address or phone number in your resume.

JOB TITLE: Childcare & Open Door Staff Sub
Site: Any
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30-9:00 a.m., 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Qualifications: Previous experience working or volunteering with school-aged children ages 5-12.

JOB TITLE: Intern or Off-Site Work Study
Site: Any
Hours: Any
Qualifications: Interest or experience working with youth.

JOB TITLE: Child Care Director, South Side Clubhouse

Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Full-time – Monday through Friday 6:45-9:15 am and 1:00 – 6:00 pm
(must be flexible based on programming needs)
Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Branch Manager, the Child Care Director for our South Side Clubhouse is responsible for the planning, development and effective implementation of the operation of a quality school age child care program that complies with current DCYF regulations and Bright Stars ratings (program is currently a 4 star program). The position includes program management and staff supervision. The position requires knowledge of various educational approaches, software and other educational materials.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Health, Dental and Prescription Coverage
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance at 2 times your annual salary
  • 15 paid days off the first year, increasing to 21 days after 3 years
  • 9 occasional absence days
  • 10 paid holidays

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage day-to-day operation of the Club’s morning and afternoon licensed child care program.
  • Interpret and maintain compliance with current state licensing requirements for school age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed.
  • Control expenditures against an assigned budget; recommend income and expense projections for assigned areas of responsibility; assist with the financial development of the child care program.
  • Lead staff in long and short-range program planning to ensure a variety of age-appropriate programs and activities, which reflect Boys & Girls Club’s five core program areas and Youth Development Strategy, for children in K through 6th grade.
  • Ensure safe implementation of all child care activities. This involves, but is not limited to: condition of equipment and facilities; age-appropriateness; ability levels; weather; appropriate use of equipment and supplies.
  • Directly supervise children and youth within guidelines established by Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence, and in compliance with applicable state licensing and regulations.
  • Maintain regular contact with parents/guardians concerning programs, schedules, developmental progress (including behavioral issues), payments, etc.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with parents, school faculty and administrators, BGCP administrators and Club professionals, community leaders and supporters, etc.
  • Within established organizational guidelines, develop and maintain systems for accurately tracking attendance, payments, school grades, medical issues, and other needed information.
  • Complete and submit reports and perform other administrative tasks as needed or directed, including DHS billing
  • At all times, present yourself as a positive role model for youth.
  • Through effective marketing and promotion, good public relations, and quality programming, reach and maintain necessary child care participation levels
  • Within guidelines established by the Branch Manager and the Director of Operations the Child Care Director will recruit, hire, train and supervise staff and volunteers as needed; ensure that child care staff members meet qualifications and ongoing training requirements per state licensing regulations.
  • Contribute toward development of a positive identity and strong presence for the Boys & Girls Clubs in the community.
  • Assume other tasks, assignments and responsibilities as needed or directed.
  • Support and contribute to the success of other staff members.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year degree in Youth Development or related field
  • At least 18 credits in Youth Development
  • Must be able to pass an FBI fingerprint clearance, State of RI Criminal History Background Check, National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, National and State Child Abuse Registry Check, and a drug test (marijuana included).
  • One (1) year of full time experience working with children in kindergarten through sixth grade in a group setting.
  • One (1) year of full time experience supervising staff
  • Chauffer’s license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Spanish speaking
  • 5 years management experience in a childcare setting

ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The majority of the work time is split between an office and Club setting. Occasional travel in and out of town is required for trainings. Occasional weekend work.
  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds when preparing room for instruction.
  • Typically bends, stoops, walks and sometimes runs on a regular basis while interacting with children in various activities throughout the day.
  • Ability to perform duties effectively under stressful conditions; ability to make decisions quickly and accurately with tact and impartiality
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • High energy, comfort with multi-tasking, able to work with numerous deadlines.

JOB TITLE: After School Program Leads

Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Part-time
Hours: M-F either 2:00, 2:30 or 3:00-6:00PM
Qualifications: Recent college graduates or currently enrolled college students. At least 12 college credits.
Salary: $10.50 – $12.00/ Hr.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

At least one year experience working with school age children in a group setting. Bilingual a plus (Spanish).

The Leads would be responsible for implementing curriculum, daily programs, and activities in the After School Program in accordance with the guidelines set forth by DCYF. Must be able to pass all required background checks (National Fingerprinting & drug screen).

JOB TITLE: After School Athletics/Physical Education Coordinator

Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Part-time Monday -Friday, 3:00 to 6:00 PM

Direct service with youth ages six to thirteen. Responsible for overseeing the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a broad range of programs in the area of Sports & Fitness.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

At least 1 year prior experience working with youth in a sports/fitness environment. Ideal candidate will someone with at least an Associate’s Degree or current /past P.E. candidate. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics. Ability to plan and implement quality sports programs for youth in an after school setting. Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems. Great part-time job opportunity for a college student pursuing a physical education degree. Applicant must pass all background checks, including but not limited to: National Fingerprint check and drug screen (includes marijuana).

Please, only applicants with prior experience working, interning, coaching or volunteering with children in a sports background may apply. When responding, please include your email address or phone number in your resume.