Explorer Program Coordinator

Boys Club of NY
 New York, NY

Position: Explorer Program Coordinator

Location: 321 East 111th St. New York, NY 10029

Salary Range: $20.00 per hour

Schedule: 25 hours per week

Employment Type: Part Time, Non – Exempt

About Us

Founded in 1876, The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is a youth development organization with the mission to empower boys and young men, ages 7 to 21, by providing effective programs and a supportive community. BCNY provides evidence-based programs to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. BCNY develops programs to cultivate positive qualities in members and strives to continually deepen and broaden our impact.

Job Summary

We are a COVID-19 proactive organization that makes every effort to create and maintain an environment that is safe for our members and staff. The Explorer Program Coordinator participates in developing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating educational, recreational, and social programs. He/she will also assist in managing support staff, including program assistants, operations assistants, group leaders, and volunteers.

Job Requirements

Frontline employees are not required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, however, BCNY strongly encourages all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and obtain a booster shot.


  • Under the supervision of the Age Group Director, oversee the implementation and facilitation of programs and curricula
  • Assist in the planning and management of daily assisting with coordination and implementation of daily activities in the clubhouse and external spaces
  • Assist Age Group Director with special events, parent activities, and trips
  • Assist Age Group Director in managing training, supervision, and evaluation of frontline staff and volunteers
  • Use behavior management strategies to defuse inappropriate behavior and communicate behavior incidents with the Age Group Director and other necessary staff
  • Attend mandatory professional development trainings
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous experience in youth development, education, or afterschool
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively with young children, staff, and parents
  • Experience managing multiple priorities
  • Well organized, able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Experience managing staff preferred
  • Associates’ or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certification desirable

What We Offer

  • PTO: Sick time only

The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer

and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law. If you have a disability or other protected need requiring an accommodation, please contact Human Resources.