Employment & Internship Opportunities
Olivet Boys & Girls Club is seeking qualified individuals for various positions at a number of its Clubs throughout Pottstown and Reading, PA.
Our Commitment to Safety
With all positions, Federal and State Background Checks are required. They include Federal Criminal History Record, Pennsylvania State Criminal Record Check, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.
Bus Driver, Part-Time
Olivet Boys & Girls Club is seeking an experienced bus driver to assist in the transportation of its members between Club sites, as well as on group activities and excursions. Must have a clean driving record.
- Afternoon and Evening Hours
- Some Weekends
After School Programs Internship
(12 hrs per week)
An ideal candidate should be an energetic student with a passion for area youth. Preferably an Education or Family Studies major, or a student with experience working with students in an urban setting.
Under the supervision of the Club Director, the intern will be responsible for assisting with the supervision of all children, assisting in implementing classroom activities, cooperatively working with and supporting other classroom staff, and assisting with the general maintenance of program facilities to ensure the health and safety of the children in the program.
S/he will maintain an ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom in cooperation with other staff, and make suggestions to the Club Director regarding instructional materials and equipment necessary to carry out the program. S/he will also plan and carry out open-ended activities for different levels of development and multicultural diversity of children enrolled in his/her class.
Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate an interest in working with children, possess, good communication skills, understand nature, and the ability to communicate well with both children and other staff.
(10 hrs per week)
An ideal candidate would be a Marketing, Communication Design, English/Professional Writing or Communication Studies major, or a student with an Advertising or Public Relations minor with strong computer skills.
The goal of this internship is to understand the operations and functions of a non-profit development office in relation to annual campaigns, fundraising, and marketing/public relations. Duties include assisting the Resource Development team in researching and writing of potential and future grants, assisting with the development of the Club’s holiday appeal campaign, assisting with the writing and developing all aspects of the organization’s promotional and marketing materials, as well as social media and e-newsletters.
- Computer/data entry experience. Excel, Word, and Publisher experience preferred, but not required.
- A high level of communications and human relations skills is essential.
- Demonstrate the ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds.
- Self-motivation and independent working is a must
- Ten hours a week, plus availability at special events as school schedule permits.
- Must pass a criminal background/child abuse record check by appropriate authorities.
Want to Join Our Team?
Questions regarding internships can be directed to Abigail Frost, our Volunteer Coordinator. Email Abigail.Frost@olivetbgc.org or call (610) 373-1314.
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