Careers

It’s not a job.

it’s a calling!

At the heart of every Boys & Girls Club are professionals who impart positive values that children and teens take with them into their communities and their futures. Caring staff who provide our youth with safe, fun, inclusive spaces where everyone is welcome!

Hiring Requirements

All employees are subject to pre-employment background checks including fingerprints and pre-employment drug testing.

We are an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County is always looking for caring, dedicated staff to work with and serve as role models for our members. Applicants should have a strong desire to work with kids ages 6+ in supportive and active environments. Potential staff should be motivated and creative with the ability to work with large or small groups of children. If this sounds like you, email your resume to careers@bgcpolk.org.

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Available Positions

Enrichment Instructors

Program Instructors work directly with members facilitating enrichment activities and assisting teaching staff during academic activities. Must be able to manage a group of approximately 20-25 kids at a time. (approx. 3 hours daily, up to 8 hours daily during summer program)

Bus Driver

Transports students from school to club.

Teacher 

Teachers must hold a teaching certificate through the state of Florida. Teachers work directly with members creating and facilitating fun, hands-on academic activities that align with Polk County curriculum maps in the areas of English Language Arts, Math and Science. Academic project activities will maintain a 1:10 ratio. Teachers will be required to refine curriculum based on student needs, performance and feedback.

Summer Instructors

Program Instructors work directly with members facilitating enrichment activities and assisting teaching staff during academic activities. Must be able to manage a group of approximately 20-25 kids at a time. (approx. 3 hours daily, up to 8 hours daily during summer program)

Tutors

Tutors will provide small group tutoring services to assist with IEP/GEPA required needs. Tutors will provide targeted intervention service, and prescriptive based tutoring per IEP recommendation. Teaching certificate is preferred but other qualifications will be considered. 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County as they seek to widen and strengthen this bridge to serve an additional 5,000 children. Along with the more than 5,000 children served annually, over the next five years, our bridge will be expanded to serve 10,000 children annually.

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