Join The BGCM Community of Passionate Leaders!

Do you enjoy working with children?
Are you passionate about improving your community?
Do you want to enhance your leadership skills?

Then join our team! We ARE INNOVATIVE, CREATIVE, ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDED AND TEAM PLAYERS who have a passion for youth development and a heart to SERVE. 

Staff training, background check, and child abuse check is required for all employees.

BGCM is currently hiring for a variety of positions for any skill level. Most of our positions are volunteer/unpaid, so Get Your Community Service Hours with BGCM! Experienced Summer Teachers, Health Directors, and Assistants may receive a stipend. Other positions are dependent upon grant funding. 

To apply: Email resume, cover letter, and references to jobs@bgcme.org AND complete an online application by clicking the link below.

 
 
 

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POSITIONS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS, PROFESSIONALS, FREELANCERS AND RETIREES

Arts Instructors (Dance, Assistant Vocal/Choir)

Dance Instructors

Responsible and fun dance Instructor to choreograph and teach a select group of 8-17 year old youth at our STEAM Camp. At the end of 6-week camp, campers will need to perform in a show for the parents. Dance instructor will need to choreograph fun and creative performances with modern, hip-hop, step or any number of dance routines that will appeal to boys and girls who have some, little or no exposure to dance. Instructors may also supervise children on weekly field trips in the NJ/NY area.

Vocal/Choir Assistant Instructors

Work alongside seasoned professional choir/vocal coach. Assist with classroom management and singing needs. At the end of 6-week camp, campers will need to perform in a show for the parents. Students may have some, little or no exposure to singing. Instructors may also supervise children on weekly field trips in the NJ/NY area.

Assistant to The President (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

This is NOT an entry level position. Ideal for those looking for management experience. Minimum 1-2 years experience in similar role required. Must take initiative, be able to work independently and as a team player, and be able to take and receive constructive criticism. Work directly with the CEO; No coffee making. You will have a huge hand in assisting to run day to day operations, along with providing input on advertising, marketing, brand development, management and more.

Associate Camp Administrator (Volunteer/Paid or Unpaid Internship)

Provide support to CEO and Assistant to the President as mentioned in the job description above. Responsible for various specific and general projects in a fast paced environment. Candidates may be asked to assist with special programs, events, or projects.

Behavioral Health Director (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Oversee all behavioral issues that occur on site. Develop and manage all documentation relating to all behavioral occurrences. Develop proactive behavioral health plans as needed for students. Assist students and staff to engage in creative problem solving. Coach effective communication and conflict resolution skills with and between campers. Provide program management and oversight of students’ records and needs.

Bi-lingual (English and Chinese Speaking) Teaching Assistants (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Seeking bi-lingual (Chinese and English) Assistants to assist STEM instructors with teaching international students STEM instruction; translating as necessary and allowing students to feel comfortable with the material. Assistants will ensure students understand the STEM material. Assistants will only be needed during STEM instruction 3-6 hours per day, 5 days per week (minimum of 1 week required).

Creative Arts Director

Develop curriculum and produce, implement, and teach several different activities. Activities should be entertaining and outside the box while maintaining relevancy to our organizations core concepts and beliefs. Activities must be at least an hour in length per age group of students. This is an opportunity not only for the director to learn and grow in their craft but to have a profound positive impact on the lives of our future generations.

Evaluator/Researcher (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Ideal candidate will enjoy conducting research or be pursuing or have received a degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or another field managing numbers or interested in a field where Market Research is essential. Create goals and objectives. Create and conduct surveys of all students and/or parents participating BGCM programs. Verify BGCM is meeting student’s/parent’s expectations of the programs. Examine how BGCM measures up to outcomes and evaluate how BGCM will meet short (knowledge/attitude) and long term outcomes (behavior change). Evaluate programs and qualitative and quantitative data. Create surveys and experience and education to discern exactly which questions to ask. Many funders want to know that our programs are evidence based/needed in the community and works for target population.

Event Planning & Fundraising Manager (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Manage events and all aspects of fundraisers. Recruit, hire, and manage qualified interns and volunteers to assist with projects. Make and follow up on emails and phone calls regarding fundraiser. Conduct research. Work with Grant Writing team as needed.

Food & Hospitality Manager (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Plan, direct, and manage camp's food service and complete additional duties as requested by the Camp Director. Provide food to campers and ensure food area is fully clean before and after food distribution. This includes but is not limited to dish and trash duties, mopping, and sweeping. Ensure safety of youth at all times by following all safety guidelines and precautions as required by the Department of Health’s policies and procedures for day camp. Ensure all required paperwork is completed from parents. Complete documentation as required by the summer food service program. Candidates must be enrolled in or seeking a career in the food/hospitality field. Minimum one year experience working in the food/hospitality field required. Experience working with youth a plus. Must be dependable and on-time.

Girls Who Code Instructor (Fall/Spring Only - Volunteer)

Instructors needed for 2016-2017 academic year (Fall 2016 - May 2017) to teach at least 8 hours per month (2-4 hours/week). GWC is a FREE program offered to girls (but open to boys) in grades 6-12. Instructors will follow GWC curriculum every week. Instructors must be comfortable implementing and explaining basic programming concepts such as variables, loops, conditionals, and functions; Computer Science degree preferred but not required. Fulfill communication and reporting requirements in accordance with BGCM and GWC club standards. Possibly work with GWC and BGCM staff to organize activities which expose girls to the tech world, including field trips to tech companies and bringing in guest speakers. Class days/times are flexible. Male instructors welcome to apply. Visit girlswhocode.org to learn more about GWC.

Health Care Administrator (Volunteer/Paid or Unpaid Internship)

MUST HAVE OR OBTAIN CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers (or equivalent) in the last two years. Oversee all medical issues and emergencies that occur on site. Manage all documentation relating to all medical occurrences. Work closely with campers, staff and families on a daily basis. Follow all Department of Health rules and regulations. Create safety systems throughout the site to prevent illness and injury. Manage all medical supplies. Provide minor medical treatment and keep related records. Health Directors may be certified nurses, EMT professionals, Medical Students or Paramedics and will perform additional office administrative duties as assigned.

Human Resources Associate (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Facilitate recruiting process, contacting college career centers and guidance counselors, utilizing career websites. Pre-screen applicants over the phone and schedule interviews. Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicant, analyzing responses and verifying references. Facilitate the hiring and on boarding of new staff members including the communication of job offers. Create and update policies and procedures. Coordinate training schedules for new staff members and ensure all staff has and signs off on the receipt of all policies and procedures. Meet with new staff members to review HR policies and Handbook. Work with appropriate executive staff to determine placement of new staff members. Work closely with executive staff to keep policy and HR procedure up to date. Represent BGCM by communicating professionally at all times. Provide a high level of customer service by way of personal attention, follow through, and detail orientation. Exhibit unquestionable integrity and ethics in discharging duties and responsibilities at all times.

Literacy & Writing Instructors (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Must have at least one year experience teaching literacy. Select 4-8 books to read with students (must be approved by Camp Director). Develop daily engaging lesson plans aligned to specific learning objectives. Deliver relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons utilizing a variety of instructional methods. Posses strong reading skills and understand first-hand the power of knowledge as power. Project palpable enthusiasm for reading in the classroom, and motivate students to do the work necessary to develop a positive relationship with books. Possess effective communication and organization skills. Be patient and supportive with students. Have previous and relevant experience in utilizing and implementing data-driven instructional practices. Knowledge of differentiated instructional practices and strategies. Maintain an organized and efficient classroom.

Pre-college/College Prep Advisor (Fall/Spring Only - Volunteer)

Assist students with setting academic goals and communicate with students/parents. Manage college readiness components of program. Be virtually available to students. Conduct weekly individual and group advisement with portfolio of students. Assist with college trips, educational retreats and workshops (parents and students). Create written materials and media and organize various workshops. Assist with coordination of regular meetings with students, parents and Student’s Support Group. Monitor attendance, grades, community service involvement, etc. Document and update all communication with students, parents and Support Group. Research academic programs and scholarships for students. Submit weekly reports to Executive Director or equiv staff.

Program Director (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Create new or build upon existing programs (Entrepreneurship, Parenting, STEM, SAT, SSAT, Tutoring, GWC, College Tours, Athletics, Creative Arts, and more). Manage all aspects of programs from conception to completion. Develop and implement short and long-term goals and objectives to achieve successful outcome of programs. Develop program evaluation frameworks to assess strengths and identify areas of improvement needed. Develop funding proposals for programs to ensure continuous delivery of services. Develop and curriculum as needed. Develop weekly schedule and work to ensure success of programs. Maintain and constantly update ongoing list of program’s to-dos. Provide reports, updates, and coordinate weekly meetings with the Executive Director or equivalent staff. Interview and manage volunteers and interns to implement success of program plans.

Robotics Instructors (Volunteer/Paid or Unpaid Internship)

As a Robotics Instructor, teach curriculum in a fun, interactive, hands-on environment, without the traditional classroom feel; to groups of students from the US and abroad, from all academic abilities across grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-10 and 11-12. . You will build skills and gain experience in your area of expertise. As an Instructor, you will explore alternative ways of teaching, marked by enthusiasm, interaction and creativity for both you and our campers. Specific responsibilities:

  • Instruct classes that specialize in developing robotics skills and encourage and foster intellectual curiosity; maintaining a positive classroom atmosphere.
  • Track student’s individual progress per day - groups range between 15-25 students. Instructors oversee groups.
  • Instructors may create and will administer pre and post assessments to students.
  • Some instructors will need to familiarize oneself with existing curriculum at least two weeks before camp start date, and be prepared to teach, ensuring all lessons are planned with clear aims and objectives. Instructors will need to provide a demo lesson to Camp Director.
  • Some instructors may be asked to prepare individually tailored lesson plans per day (with pre and post assessments) and submit for review and demonstration two weeks prior to camp start date. Position Requirements: Must have at least one year experience in one of the disciplines above. Robotics instructors are required to participate in all staff training prior to camp start date. Certified professionals and paraprofessionals with 60 hours of education courses are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have previous tutoring or teaching experience, as well as the desire to help students achieve success in school and life. Applicants should be comfortable with conducting pre and post summer academic assessments. Volunteer work experience is also advantageous.

Senior Grant Writer or Assistant Grant Writer (May work virtually - Volunteer)

Senior Grant Writer will oversee Assistant Grant Writers and Grant Writing team members. Provide essential direction to grant writing team to gather data for the development of grant application strategies, and to draft and produce grant proposals. Provide leadership to team to research, retrieve, and assemble background material for grant proposals, develop annual corporate and foundation grant funding goals and priorities, and coordinate strategy and lead efforts to achieve goals. Determine best program fit for grant funding opportunities and prioritize grant proposals according to BGCM goals. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Assistant Grant Writer will follow direction of Sr. Grant Writer to gather data for the development of grant application strategies, and draft and produce grant proposals. Research, retrieve, and assemble background material for grant proposals, develop annual corporate and foundation grant funding goals and priorities, and follow strategies to achieve goals. Follow specific priorities for grant proposals according to BGCM goals.

Site Manager (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Manage site and communicate with students and/or parents and staff on a daily basis. Ideal for anyone looking for management experience. Manage staff to ensure order and classes are on schedule. Open and close facility as needed. Assist with entering data, ordering supplies, tracking attendance, and other tasks. Ensure site is clean, safe and functioning. Ensure equipment and snack bar is setup, restrooms are clean and facility is well maintained. This includes but is not limited to dish and trash duties, mopping, and sweeping. Ensure facility is free from roaming students and report any unusual activities.

Social Media Marketing Manager (May work virtually - Volunteer/Unpaid Position)

Must have experience of social media and marketing concepts. Slice and optimize web images. Design within existing web content. Recruit, hire, and manage staff to assist with duties. Manage website content, developing brochures and other materials, press releases, planning events, external newsletters and other publications. Provide links to social networking profiles to demonstrate interest and knowledge, increasing brand awareness and driving internet traffic to website. Perform the following duties as needed: blogging, SEO, social networking, word of mouth marketing, and internet marketing techniques to increase traffic. Conduct research to benefit company’s social media needs. Complete projects as a team, as well as individually. Must be dependable and reliable to work from home.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, And Math) Instructors (Volunteer/Paid or Unpaid Internship)

As a STEM Instructor, teach academic curriculum in a fun, interactive, hands-on environment, without the traditional classroom feel; to groups of students from the US and abroad, from all academic abilities across grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-10 and 11-12. . You will build skills and gain experience in your area of expertise. As an academic Instructor, you will explore alternative ways of teaching, marked by enthusiasm, interaction and creativity for both you and our campers. Specific responsibilities:

  • Instruct classes that specialize in developing STEM skills and encourage and foster intellectual curiosity; maintaining a positive classroom atmosphere.
  • Track student’s individual progress per day - groups range between 15-25 students. Instructors oversee groups.
  • Administer pre and post assessments to students.
  • Some instructors will need to familiarize oneself with existing curriculum at least two weeks before camp start date, and be prepared to teach, ensuring all lessons are planned with clear aims and objectives. Instructors will need to provide a demo lesson to Camp Director.
  • Some instructors may be asked to prepare individually tailored lesson plans per day (with pre and post assessments) and submit for review and demonstration two weeks prior to camp start date. Position Requirements: Must have at least one year experience in one of the disciplines above. STEM Teachers are required to participate in all staff training prior to camp start date. Certified professionals and paraprofessionals with 60 hours of education courses are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have previous tutoring or teaching experience, as well as the desire to help students achieve success in school and life. Applicants should be comfortable with conducting pre and post summer academic assessments and some teachers will be asked to create lesson plans aligned with NJ Next Generation Science Standards. Volunteer work experience is also advantageous.

Tutors (Literacy, Math, Writing, Test Prep) (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Must have reliable transportation, a passion for helping students succeed, be personable, punctual, friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population; have strong communications skills, and a passion for serving the community. Work in-person, one on one or in small group settings. Keep detailed electronic records of tutoring sessions and file weekly with BGCM. Track and analyze student progress. Prepare lessons to meet student needs. Work closely with Executive Director (or equiv staff) to meet students’ academic goals. Communicate Effectively: Deliver information in a clear, compelling, and concise manner, while actively listening and checking for understanding. Drive Engagement: Build immediate rapport with students by inviting participation and making students feel that their contributions are valued. Passion for Results: Be personally committed to the success of students guiding them to face any challenges head on and with a positive attitude.

Prior tutoring experience and Bachelor’s Degree or higher is a plus. AP-level knowledge in at least one or more subjects (ex: English, Math, Science, etc) is also a plus. High SAT or ACT scores preferred. Tutors who have scored at or above the 95 percentile are a plus. Tutors needed for: Literacy, Math, Test Prep (SAT, SSAT, ACT, AP Exams, etc.) and more.

Website Designer (Volunteer/Unpaid Internship)

Must have passion and be an experienced and FANTASTIC design student. Work produced will directly affect the growth of our organization. Slice and optimize web images. Design within existing web content. Complete projects as a team, as well as individually.

Bi-lingual Teaching Assistants (English & Mandarin/Cantonese Speaking)

Seeking bi-lingual (Chinese and English) assistants to assist STEM instructors with teaching international students STEM instruction; translating as necessary and allowing students to feel comfortable with the material. Assistants will help students to understand the STEM material.

Camp Counselor/Counselor in Training (CIT)

CITs are responsible for assisting with a group of 20 children on a daily basis. Ensure children's safety, manage children's behavior and act as a role model and mentor. Model and monitor constructive participation in all daily activities. Work closely with Teachers and Counselors to ensure safety of all children. CITs must be at least 14 years of age; Counselors must be at least 17 years of age.

Event Planning & Fundraising Assistant

Assist with requesting monetary and in-kind donations and with planning upcoming fundraiser. Make and follow up on emails and phone calls regarding fundraiser. Conduct research. Other Event Planning & Fundraising Assistant activities as assigned by manager.

Food & Hospitality Assistant

Assist with managing camp's food service and complete additional duties as requested by the Food & Hospitality Manger. Provide food to campers and ensure food area is fully clean before and after food distribution. This includes but is not limited to dish and trash duties, mopping, and sweeping. Ensure safety of youth at all times by following all safety guidelines and precautions as required by the Department of Health’s policies and procedures for day camp. Candidates must be enrolled in or seeking a career in the food/hospitality field. Experience working with youth a plus. Must be dependable and on-time.

Grant Writing Assistant (May work from home)

If you enjoy writing and have excellent writing and research skills this position is for you. Provide essential research for the development of grant application strategy, to assist with production of grant proposals. Research, retrieve, and assemble background material for grant proposals. Work to meet strict deadlines. Maintain close communication with Grant Writers to receive/provide information and discuss issues. Maintain confidential information and relationships. Must be dependable and reliable to work from home.

Health Director Assistant

Assist with logging medical issues and emergencies that occur on site. Assist with Department of Health policies. Assist with managing medical supplies. And record keeping. Other Medical Assistant activities as assigned by manager. Health Directors Assistants must be seeking a career in nursing, EMT, paramedics or be a current medical student.

Office/Administrative Assistance (May work from home)

Assist with entering data, ordering supplies, tracking attendance, bus routes and other tasks. Work closely with the executive staff. Follow up on emails and phone calls. Must be dependable and reliable to work from home.

Program Assistants

Program Assistants are responsible for assisting with a group of up to 20 children on a daily basis. Ensure children's safety, manage children's behavior and act as a role model and mentor. Model and monitor constructive participation in all daily activities. Work closely with staff in and out the classroom to ensure safety of all children. Program Assistants may be at least 14 years of age.

Security/Support Staff

Keep site clean, safe, and functioning. Monitor facility for roaming students and report any unusual activities. Set up equipment, snack bar, monitor restrooms for cleanliness, and keep facility well maintained. This includes but is not limited to dish and trash duties, mopping, and sweeping.

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Assist with website content, developing brochures and other materials, press releases, planning events, external newsletters and other publications. Assist with providing links to social networking profiles to demonstrate interest and knowledge, increasing brand awareness and driving internet traffic to website. Assist with blogging, SEO, social networking, word of mouth marketing, and internet marketing techniques to increase traffic. Conduct research to benefit company’s social media needs. Other Marketing activities as assigned by manager.

Teacher's Assistants (STEM, Arts, Robotics, Finance, Education)

Assist teachers with carrying out day to day activities and classroom management.

Tutors/Assistant Tutors (Literacy, Math, SAT, SSAT)

Do you have a strong GPA, reliable transportation, a passion for helping other students succeed, are personable, punctual, friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population; have strong communications skills, and a passion for serving the community, then this position is for you! Work in-person, one on one or in small group settings. Keep detailed electronic records of tutoring sessions and file weekly with BGCM. Track and analyze student progress. Work closely with Executive Director (or equiv staff) to meet students’ academic goals. Prior tutoring experience a plus.

Bi-lingual Teaching Assistants (English & Mandarin/Cantonese Speaking)

Seeking bi-lingual (Chinese and English) assistants to assist STEM instructors with teaching international students STEM instruction; translating as necessary and allowing students to feel comfortable with the material. Assistants will help students to understand the STEM material.

Camp Counselor/Counselor in Training (CIT)

CITs are responsible for assisting with a group of 20 children on a daily basis. Ensure children's safety, manage children's behavior and act as a role model and mentor. Model and monitor constructive participation in all daily activities. Work closely with Teachers and Counselors to ensure safety of all children. CITs must be at least 14 years of age; Counselors must be at least 17 years of age.

Event Planning & Fundraising Assistant

Assist with requesting monetary and in-kind donations and with planning upcoming fundraiser. Make and follow up on emails and phone calls regarding fundraiser. Conduct research. Other Event Planning & Fundraising Assistant activities as assigned by manager.

Food & Hospitality Assistant

Assist with managing camp's food service and complete additional duties as requested by the Food & Hospitality Manger. Provide food to campers and ensure food area is fully clean before and after food distribution. This includes but is not limited to dish and trash duties, mopping, and sweeping. Ensure safety of youth at all times by following all safety guidelines and precautions as required by the Department of Health’s policies and procedures for day camp. Candidates must be enrolled in or seeking a career in the food/hospitality field. Experience working with youth a plus. Must be dependable and on-time.

Grant Writing Assistant (May work from home)

If you enjoy writing and have excellent writing and research skills this position is for you. Provide essential research for the development of grant application strategy, to assist with production of grant proposals. Research, retrieve, and assemble background material for grant proposals. Work to meet strict deadlines. Maintain close communication with Grant Writers to receive/provide information and discuss issues. Maintain confidential information and relationships. Must be dependable and reliable to work from home.

Health Director Assistant

Assist with logging medical issues and emergencies that occur on site. Assist with Department of Health policies. Assist with managing medical supplies. And record keeping. Other Medical Assistant activities as assigned by manager. Health Directors Assistants must be seeking a career in nursing, EMT, paramedics or be a current medical student.

Office/Administrative Assistance (May work from home)

Assist with entering data, ordering supplies, tracking attendance, bus routes and other tasks. Work closely with the executive staff. Follow up on emails and phone calls. Must be dependable and reliable to work from home.

Program Assistants

Program Assistants are responsible for assisting with a group of up to 20 children on a daily basis. Ensure children's safety, manage children's behavior and act as a role model and mentor. Model and monitor constructive participation in all daily activities. Work closely with staff in and out the classroom to ensure safety of all children. Program Assistants may be at least 14 years of age.

Security/Support Staff

Keep site clean, safe, and functioning. Monitor facility for roaming students and report any unusual activities. Set up equipment, snack bar, monitor restrooms for cleanliness, and keep facility well maintained. This includes but is not limited to dish and trash duties, mopping, and sweeping.

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Assist with website content, developing brochures and other materials, press releases, planning events, external newsletters and other publications. Assist with providing links to social networking profiles to demonstrate interest and knowledge, increasing brand awareness and driving internet traffic to website. Assist with blogging, SEO, social networking, word of mouth marketing, and internet marketing techniques to increase traffic. Conduct research to benefit company’s social media needs. Other Marketing activities as assigned by manager.

Teacher's Assistants (STEM, Arts, Robotics, Finance, Education)

Assist teachers with carrying out day to day activities and classroom management.

Tutors/Assistant Tutors (Literacy, Math, SAT, SSAT)

Do you have a strong GPA, reliable transportation, a passion for helping other students succeed, are personable, punctual, friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population; have strong communications skills, and a passion for serving the community, then this position is for you! Work in-person, one on one or in small group settings. Keep detailed electronic records of tutoring sessions and file weekly with BGCM. Track and analyze student progress. Work closely with Executive Director (or equiv staff) to meet students’ academic goals. Prior tutoring experience a plus.

POSITIONS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS