Job Application Packet 

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital city, we believe children benefit from healthy, ongoing relationships with peers and caring adults. Therefore, it is our responsibility to attract and retain highly qualified youth development and administrative professionals that are committed to serving our members through the delivery of innovative programs and services.

BGCCC has high recruitment standards and offers employee benefits, ongoing professional development, as well as opportunities for advancement. Our goal is to enable our staff members to be successful in positively influencing Club members while creating an employment environment that offers challenging, stimulating, and rewarding opportunities for our employees.

For the safety and health of our employees and customers, we maintain a drug-free work environment. All applicants must pass a comprehensive background screening.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital City is an equal opportunity employer.


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Job Opportunities



  • Must be able to pass a background check and physical examination
  • Must demonstrate aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities
  • A high school diploma or training and experience that are considered equivalent.
  • Knowledge of state of Missouri food service requirements and good dietary practices.
  • A proficiency in the preparation of large quantities of food.
  • Good human relations with the ability to communicate in a courteous manner.

SALARY & HOURS: Salary $25,000-$30,000 per year and position is full-time with benefits; hours – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm M-F

REPORTS TO: Director of Administration


To serve the Boys & Girls Club members a nutritious meals in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness, and warmth.

1. Purchase and maintains an inventory of all foods, supplies, and equipment.

2. Plans and directs the preparation and serving of all food in the cafeteria.

3. Assumes responsibility for the security of food and supplies.

4. Supervises the storage and care of foods and supplies.

5. Checks all bills purchase orders, annual productions records and period inventories for accuracy before presenting them to the Director of Administration.

6. Oversees and participates in the cleaning of kitchen, serving, storage and dining areas.

7. Instruct new cafeteria employees in performing their assigned tasks.

8. Directs sanitation procedures.

9. Responsible for the cleanliness of the facility.

10. Responsible for janitorial supply inventory and notifying Director of Administration to place orders for supplies.


Youth Development Professionals supervises a group of 16 to 20 children, ages 6 through 18, following a curriculum of activities and academic enrichment provided for you. In addition YDPs are expected to create 30-minute “fun” activities each day for your group. This might be drumming, cooking, yoga, tying knots, arts & crafts, dancing, or anything else you are excited about or interested in.

PAY RATE: $8.50/hour

REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18. 1-2 years of experience taking care of children and/or camp counselor experience. Must have reliable transportation and be able to work from 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. Weekends during special community events such as Kidsfest, Octoberfest, etc.

Youth Development Professional Expectations

Youth Development Professionals (YDP) are expected to provide supervision, instruction, and mentoring moments to our Club members each day. We require staff with maturity and the ability to remain calm in sometimes chaotic conditions while dealing with members who sometimes have more exuberance than self-control. In addition, YDP’s are expected to model good character (remaining calm, speaking respectfully), good citizenship (leaving your workspace clean, assisting others) and a respect for academic achievement (reading with and to members, assisting with school homework, speaking Standard English while with the members).