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Great Experience. Making a Big Impact

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sunmer Program Aid  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
Former Employee - Sunmer Program Aid in Las Vegas, NV (US)

I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs full-time for less than a year

Pros

I loved working at the BGC. You have no idea how much you mean to the kids until you go work here. Your experience with management really depends on your director. My unit director was really great because he provided a foundation on how to interact with the kids and he also knew when to step back and let me counsel my way. You have a lot of freedom to make your programming your own. AND THE KIDS LOVE YOU.
The Boys & Girls Club is better than most youth programs because the counselors are engaged and get to know each child on a personal level. It's not just throw a bunch of kids in the gym and let them loose. Nope! You are playing with them!

Cons

Hard to get ALL of the counselors motivated and to maintain good energy. The kids sense it and then the day doesn't go as well

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep staff motivated! It is so important. Have socials or maybe switch up the roles so staff stays energized.

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  1.  

    Great Summer Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Summer Camp Counselor  in  North Lauderdale, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Summer Camp Counselor in North Lauderdale, FL (US)

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Light work, great time working with kids, good pay, good hours

    Cons

    worked here over the summer and loved it but there weren't any permanent positions available unfortunately

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great program

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs

    Pros

    good people doing good work. kids are challenging but great.

    Cons

    compensation could be a little better

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