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BGCL Is Hiring an Assistant Director of Education

July 25, 2019

BGCL is seeking an Assistant Director of Education to plan, coordinate and execute a comprehensive college and career preparatory program (Planning for the Future) for high school age students. Responsibilities include:


College Preparation (fall – winter):

Introductory workshop of the Planning for the Future Program

Coordinating fall college fair (over 20 colleges and universities usually attend)

Set up college tours and bring students on these tours

Nominate and assist students with Posse and Torch (Northeastern University) Scholarship Application

Coordinate college application process workshop by bringing in outside presenters

Coordinate workshop on saving for college

Facilitate goal0setting workshop

Assist youth members with college essays

Host a FASFA presentation 

Regularly meet with seniors to make sure they are on track with college application deadlines

Host scholarship nights


Career Preparation (spring – summer):

Facilitate resume writing workshop

Hold mock interviews

Discuss proper business attire and workplace dos and don’ts

Develop summer internship sites 

Place qualified youth members at internship sites

Coordinate with internship employers as necessary

Assist in planning and preparing for annual graduation party


Other Duties:

Co-manage homework room with Director of Education

Help kids with nightly homework assignments

Assign and monitor homework room volunteers

Assist Teen Director with coordination of Keystone Club (youth leadership group)


Work Hours:

Monday through Friday: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturdays: Some, depending on Keystone programs and special events

Summers & Vacations: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Required Experience and Qualifications:

BA degree

Experience working with youth

Knowledge of the college application process and financial aid process

Excellent organizational skills 

Excellent communication skills

Ability to develop positive relationships with youth members

Ability to work cooperatively with other staff


To apply, contact Director of Operations Billy Robertson at 978-683-2747, ext. 114 or
Did You Know?

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence was established in 1891 and has been serving the youth of Greater Lawrence for 116 years.