Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining Center for Children and Families, Inc.  Every day we dedicate our lives to create better and brighter futures for children and families in our community by carrying out our mission to heal children, empower youth and strengthen families. Together, we can work toward giving every child the opportunity to reach his or her full potential, because every child deserves to grow up safe, nurtured and loved. 

Our Promise to Protect Children 

CCFI provides a safe environment for children and youth to heal and grow. Our agency works to protect those we serve from abuse and maltreatment by carefully screening staff and volunteers, providing training on topics such as physical, emotional and sexual abuse awareness and prevention, and by continually monitoring adult-child relationships.


Unit Director - Boys & Girls Club of Norman

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Boys & Girls Club of Norman at Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) is seeking a Unit Director to ensure that all programs and operations are aligned with Boys & Girls Club of America Framework for Impact, established CCFI and BGCA philosophies of practice, policies and procedures.  Club activities should be focused on producing the key outcomes of academic success, character and leadership development and the establishment and maintenance of healthy lifestyles in a fun and relevant environment.  The Unit Director will direct and manage the overall daily operations of the Boys & Girls Club of Norman with primary concern for programs & service delivery, supervision of youth development staff and volunteers, facilities management, school and community relations & membership administration. 

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Leadership

  • Serve on CCFI’s Leadership Team. Ensure Boys and Girls Club of Norman staff understands information from the Leadership Team as necessary.

  • Working with the Boys and Girls Club of Norman management team and CEO, establish and support the Boys and Girls Club of Norman, its activities & services that prepare youth for success and create a club environment to achieve Youth Development Outcomes.

  • Ensure a healthy & safe environment regarding facilities, equipment & supplies. Work collaboratively with the CCFI Office Manager and other staff to ensure the facility operates effectively.

  • Act professionally at all times with all staff, members & parents.

  • Manage and maintain an effective membership process.

  • Be physically present in Club services at least 80% of the time services are in session to role model leadership and positive engagement with Club members. Engage and interact with Club members regularly and participate in activities with them, mindful of role modeling for other staff.

Program Oversight and Impact Reporting

  • Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of specific, age-appropriate, and effective programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives, member needs & interests.  Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance & participation as needed.

  • Oversee the evaluation system for evaluating the impact of programs, services, and participation satisfaction.  Ensure relevant information is shared to all internal and external vested parties for purposes of grant reporting, marketing, etc. 

  • Ensure the Club recruits & retains members to maintain an average daily attendance of at least 100 students. 

  • Ensure programs/activities occur consistent with grant requirements. Oversee grant-specific program activities in accordance with established standards & goals and by working collaboratively with CCFI’s Mission Advancement Team. 

  • Adhere to Boys and Girls Club of Norman and CCFI policies and procedures, including behavioral management policies and being trained and knowledgeable about how conflict is prevented and managed at the Club. 


Supervision

  • Ensure all staff and volunteers are effectively and appropriately trained according to the Boys and Girls Club of Norman training plan and CCFI’s training requirements.

  • Ensure that annual performance evaluations are conducted for all program staff and volunteers as determined by CCFI policies and procedures. 

  • Utilize positive direction with staff and an established supervision schedule of meetings, along with frequent check-ins, to ensure staff are sufficiently supported and that staff understand their roles and responsibilities.   

  • Ensure staff and volunteers’ work with Club members aligns with CCFI’s behavioral policy and Club goals.


Partnership Development and Stewardship

  • Develop & maintain positive professional relationships and partnerships with community leaders and organizations, as well as parents, teachers & school personnel.

  • Attend Advisory Council Meetings and other community meetings as required.


Administrative Oversight

  • Serve as a “super-user” of the Trax Solutions system with other designated program staff.  Enter data, analyze data and produce reports for programming and organizational planning as needed. 

  • Ensure that accurate and complete records are kept on all Club members, staff and volunteers as dictated by CCFI policies and procedures.

  • Ensure paperwork and other requirements with partners such as the Red River Community Corps and the University of Oklahoma are kept up to date and are submitted in a timely and complete fashion. 

  • Ensure incident reports and other reports are properly completed and coordinated with necessary parties and that procedural protocols are followed by staff.


Budget Development and Management

  • Work with CCFI’s CEO and the CCFI Leadership Team to develop and monitor the Boys and Girls Club of Norman budget and to make revisions to that budget as needed over time in accordance with CCFI’s budgetary policies and practices. 

  • Manage the Boys and Girls Club of Norman budget and ensure staff compliance with purchasing and other budget-related policies.


Internal and External Relationship Management

  • Ensure other CCFI departments understand and are engaged in BGCN to the extent needed in order to result in organization-wide clarity of roles, responsibilities and the effective coordination of facilities, services, and staffing.

  • Ensure complete and clear communications with all stakeholders.

  • Coordinate all external communications and marketing needs and products related to Boys and Girls Club of Norman with CCFI’s Communications Manager and Mission Advancement Director.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum requirements include Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g., education, social work, psychology, sociology, human relations, etc.) and at least three years of related experience working in a youth development setting; Masters’ degree preferred.

  • Training and supervisory experience are required.

  • Must pass a criminal background check and participate in annual background checks as required by CCFI.


TO  APPLY
 Send current resume and three professional references to lbiolley@ccfinorman.org or Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) ATTN: Liz Biolley, 210 S. Cockrel Ave., Norman, OK 73071.

EOE


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Volunteer Coordinator

Full-time, salaried position

Boys & Girls Club of Norman at Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) seeks an individual to coordinate, plan, and implement activities and training for Boys & Girls Club of Norman volunteers. This position serves as a volunteer liaison and interacts with volunteers daily. This position will on-board volunteers, provide orientation, track hours and monitor daily services of program volunteers. The position is also responsible for providing direct service to Club members as a caring adult role model and leader during programming.  This position reports directly to the Unit Director whose responsibilities include overall direction and management of Boys & Girls Club of Norman services.  This position is a full-time position with benefits.  Candidates must be available to work 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the academic school year, and 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday during the summer months. Schedule may vary seasonally.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Work closely with the Boys & Girls Club program directors to develop and implement on-boarding, orientation, and training for program volunteers

  • Serve as the team volunteer coordinator to build rapport with community members, volunteer groups, and individual volunteers

  • Manage volunteer schedule and place volunteers in appropriate areas as needed by the Club

  • Provide direction and support to a team of staff and volunteers providing Club services for children and youth

  • Provide observations, consultation and recommendations for individual children attending Club services

  • Lead group lessons and services during Club operating hours

  • Provide case management services to families as needed

  • Participate in quality improvement activities to continuously improve programs, team functioning and Club operations

  • Assist Unit Director to establish and maintain community networks and partnerships by making presentations, attending relevant meetings and coordinating service delivery and case management as needed or assigned

  • Participate in CCFI agency meetings including required Site supervisor weekly discussions and trainings

  • Participate in Boys & Girls Club of America trainings as required


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age with a minimum of a high school diploma or GED

  • One year of youth development experience preferred

  • Some post-secondary (college) education or training is preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass criminal history and other background checks 

  • Computer, data and electronic media proficiency  (MS Office)


TO APPLY
 Send current resume and three professional references to lbiolley@ccfinorman.org or Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) ATTN: Liz Biolley, 210 S. Cockrel Ave., Norman, OK 73071.


EOE


Work Study

A variety of different work study opportunities are offered year-round through our partnership with the University of Oklahoma.  Please see the available opportunities listed below.   

Youth Development Professional (Work Study)

This is a part time position that provides youth development services to Club participants at Boys & Girls Club of Norman.  This position involves researching, coordinating, planning, preparing and facilitating activities for Club members as assigned and working under a Program Coordinator of Boys & Girls Club.  This position must be available to work during the academic year, 3 days during the week days from 2:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provide mentoring for Club members

  • Coordinate planning, preparation and facilitate activities including arts and crafts, sports, games, and presentation of a social and emotional learning and other curricula as assigned

  • Provide support to Club members and members’ families using strengths based approach

  • Attend all required program staffing and other meetings, workshops and trainings

  • Use behavior management skills, structure, and positive leadership to act as a caring adult role model for youth

  • Follow all CCFI policies, procedures and safety guidelines

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED and at least one year of related experience

  • Additional education, youth development and leadership experience is strongly preferred

  • Must pass criminal history and other background checks

TO APPLY
Send current resume to Rasheida Collins at RCollins@ccfinorman.org or Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) ATTN: Rasheida Collins, 210 South Cockrel Avenue Norman, OK 73071

Front Desk (Work Study)

This is a part time position that provides reception and support services to Club participants and their families at the front desk of Boys & Girls Club of Norman.  This position involves tracking attendance of Club members on a daily basis, handling BGCN phone calls and providing other administrative tasks as needed. This position must be available to work during the academic year, 3 days during the week days from 2:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Greet, welcome and provide customer service to members, families and callers

  • Keep front desk equipped with all necessary materials (pens, forms, paper etc.)

  • Manage upkeep on common areas –cleaning/straightening/organizing

  • Perform basic clerical duties, including answering phones, copying, and filing

  • Provide support to Club members and members’ families using strengths based approach

  • Attend all required program staffing and other meetings, workshops and trainings

  • Use behavior management skills, structure, and positive leadership to act as a caring adult role model for youth


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED and at least one year of related experience

  • Additional education, youth development and leadership experience is strongly preferred

  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish preferred, but not required

  • Must pass criminal history and other background checks

 
TO APPLY

Send current resume to Rasheida Collins at RCollins@ccfinorman.org or Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) ATTN: Rasheida Collins, 210 South Cockrel Avenue Norman, OK 73071

 


Practicums 

A variety of different practicum opportunities are available for undergraduates and graduate-level students seeking training to gain professional experience or fulfill a degree requirement. For more information, please direct all inquiries to Deanna Wilkinson, Clinical Director, at DWilkinson@ccfinorman.org.