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Careers with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania

Employment Type: Full- time

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Status: Salary/Exempt

Compensation: Based on experience

About us

BGCWPA is a mission-based organization that hires employees that are recognized as leaders in their field with a passion for improving young lives. We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits which allows our employees to maintain work/life balance. We serve more than 8,000 young people annually through programs, services, and outreach. An affiliate of a national organization-Boys & Girls Clubs of America. We are one of the largest comprehensive out of school time providers in Allegheny & Somerset County. 

Job Summary

The Manager of Teen Program Evaluation coordinates and oversees program evaluations for all teen programming. The Manger designs evaluation plans and executes them to evaluate the effectiveness and fidelity of teen programs. The Manager conducts research, data collection, develops feedback methods, and conducts user interviews and focus groups to promote continuous quality improvement of programs. The Manager collects and records results, compiles report summaries and supports the grant reporting process. In addition, the Manager will ensure that the teen team and executive leadership are kept fully informed on progress of projects and all important factors influencing them.



Management and Supervision

  • Review all materials for projects assigned for evaluation to include: the funder’s request for proposal, notice of award, post-award correspondence, guidance, and grant management resources; plus all grant project materials developed by BGCWPA to include: the application, budget narrative, revisions, the evaluation plan, curriculum materials (original and modified), schedules, calendars, memoranda of understanding,  evaluation tools, etc. to develop a sound comprehension of the project activities, goals and objectives.
  • Develop and execute evaluation plans as they relate to the program goals and objectives
  • Analyze and synthesize data to support and provide details for decision-making  
  • Collaborate to ensure ongoing development and implementation of the evaluation plan.  
  • Provide guidance and help build consensus for evaluation related for decision making.  
  • Analyze evaluation issues and demonstrate creative problem solving.  


  • Make articulate and achievable revisions to the scope of work as directed by funders.
  • Organize, lead and affect consistent and timely progress towards the approved project goals and objectives.
  • Contribute to the organization’s long-range strategy and mission.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and help ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the project fields.
  • Complete all evaluation components in relation to the program timelines



  • Ensure that the teen team and executive leadership team are kept fully informed on project progress and all important factors influencing it. 
  • Support dissemination of program evaluation outcomes, including the goals and activities of the initiatives with the support of the Teen leadership team.. 
  • Communicate efforts and outcomes to all stakeholder groups.
  • Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations. 
  • Represent the programs and the organization to agencies, organizations, teens, families and the general public. 



  • A Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years’ experience in evaluation, with a preferred focus on  social service programming.
  • Experience in grant management required.
  • Involvement with experimental research preferred.
  • Experience in developing, facilitating and evaluating projects.
  • Should exhibit the ability to solve problems through innovation.
  • Knowledge of positive youth development including learning strategies and programs to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities for youth and knowledge of trauma informed care
  • Excellent assessment, case management, interpersonal, conflict mediation, and communication skills. 
  • Strong time management, organization, and project prioritization skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, staff, and outside agencies
  • Advanced positive customer service skills needed.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 3 letters of Reference needed upon hiring 
  • Clearances Act 33, Act 34, Act 151 and NSOR letter.
  • Mandated Reporter Certification within 30 days of hire
  • Attend CPR, Pediatric First Aid training.
  • Strong time management, organization, and project prioritization skills are a must
  • Proficient in Google Suite.
  • The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs function require the following physical demands: lifting & carrying up to 50 pounds, pushing, any/or pulling, climbing to include steps, balancing, stooping, standing, sitting, kneeling, crawling, crouching, and signification fine fingered dexterity. Ability to tolerate environmental conditions: air conditioning, heat, dust fumes, noise, close quarters, etc.
  • Perform all additional duties and tasks assigned by leadership/supervisors.


Certifications and Clearances

PA Staff Health Assessment and TB Test must be submitted upon hire and before start date.

CPR, Pediatric First Aid, Child Abuse, Criminal History, FBI clearance, NSOR certificate, PA Disclosure and Mandated Reporter certification required upon hire or newer then 6 months.


We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Our organization prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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