Director of Program and Resource Development

Programs · Vergennes, Vermont
Department Programs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $43,000


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Vergennes seeks highly motivated individuals to work directly with school aged youth (elementary and teens) in our afterschool program! 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Vergennes is a premier youth development organization that actively seeks to enrich the lives of its Club members by ensuring access to quality programs, a safe environment, and positive experiences. 


To inspire and enable all young people to reach their full potential as caring, productive, and responsible citizens. 


Under the supervision of the CEO or his/her designees, this position is responsible for researching, planning, developing and implementing age-appropriate activities for club members from 4th – 12th grade; creates and maintains a safe environment; and fosters positive relationships with club members. This position also oversees all of the organization’s fundraising, seeking out opportunities for financial support through grants and sponsorships. 


  • Hire, train and be a motivating mentor to staff.
  • Lead large group discussions to answer questions and remedy complaints. 
  • Create and nurture effective communication within the organization.
  • Build a strong team through open communication and by collaborating on decision-making responsibilities. 
  • Initiate and set goals for programs based on the organization’s strategic objectives. 
  • Plan programs from start to finish while identifying processes, deadlines, and milestones. 
  • Develop and approve operations and budgets. 
  • Be a steward of the annual campaign and assist as spokesperson in soliciting major gifts. 
  • Produce and execute direct mail pieces throughout the year.
  • Develop a grants program. To include searching for and writing grants that are applicable to the program, assisting in the grant funding process, stewarding and reporting back to align with grant requirements.
  • Develop and implement strategies and initiatives to increase awareness and visibility of the organization through media relations, social media, publications, web-based activities, events, and other communications opportunities.


Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club youth, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel. 

External: Maintain a good reputation and moral conduct outside of work, in the community and on social media networks. 


This position may involve lifting, bending, standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, reaching, and grasping. Must be able to demonstrate and/or describe activities to youth. This position works around youth and adults with a moderate exposure to noise. This position will work both indoors and outdoors. 

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE Desired and/or required:

  • Associates Degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum one year in a management role; managing people.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive, online giving and donor management platforms (Bloomerang a plus)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken.  
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in working with youth.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal and on social media sites.
  • Team minded individual who fosters a collaborative work environment.
  • Demonstrated organizational, and project management capabilities.
  • Mandatory first aid and CPR certifications (within 6 months of hire).
  • Must pass a National Criminal background Check as a condition of employment.


  • Paid Medical
  • Paid Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • BGCA Pension Program
  • Paid time off

DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

POSITION STATUS: Full Time, Salary, Exempt

 LOCATIONS: Vergennes Vermont 

HOURS: 40 hours per week 

                                                                                          We are an equal opportunity employer

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