Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids is a great opportunity to work with caring, supportive staff. An important part of our mission is to prepare young people to become responsible, resilient, successful adults. So not only will you have a great job, working with kids from the community, but you will also get a great mentoring experience.  
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Company Information

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids serves youth ages 6 to 18 in three Clubs across the city: the Steil Center at 235 Straight Ave NW, the Paul I Phillips Center at 726 Madison SE, and the Seidman Center at 139 Crofton SE. During the summer we're open from 11am to 5pm, with teen hours that rotate between the Clubs from 5 to 7pm. Summer programs include tutoring, recreational activities in our gyms and at nearby parks, character and leadership programs, cooking classes, field trips, and mentoring.

GRow 1000 participants will provide a variety of support for the regular Club staff: conducting programs, helping to serve meals and snacks, helping children with tasks, and other duties as assigned.
How many internships are you providing to the program?: 10
Placements require a financial obligation of $1,600 for each youth under 18 years old, and $2,000 for each intern 18 or older. Please indicate if you are a nonprofit organization and need wage assistance.: Yes
What transportation options for getting to and from work are available to you?: By Public Transport (Bus, Wheels to Work, or Bike/ Walk), By Car
Public Transportation Supports: Proximity to bus line and details of which line/stop. Wheels to Work program participation and cost.: All of our locations are very near bus lines.
Is your organization a Minority Business Enterprise?: No
Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Commitment: Share your organizations commitment to DEI, including local or national diversity commitments/pledges, links to public content outlining your strategy, and current representation in leadership and the general workforce.: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth recognizes that as individuals we are all uniquely different. We embrace people from all backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints. We strive to create and encourage a diverse and inclusive environment that values and understands differences. Diversity, equity and inclusion training are part of our onboarding process for all staff, and staff participate twice a year in continuing education and professional development training in diversity, equity and inclusion, both through staff-led sessions and with community partners, such as the GR Pride Center and the Grand Rapids Red Project.