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In recognition of the hard work and dedication of its front-line staff, Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield is pleased to announce that it is increasing the minimum wage for its employees to $14 an hour. The wage increase will be effective June 1, 2022.

“From the first phase of our COVID response to the post pandemic period and beyond, our front-line staff continue to be an incredible and consistent presence in the lives of our Club members by providing a safe and nurturing environment in very uncertain times. By offering competitive wages, we want to recruit and retain talented, adaptable, and engaging staff who are passionate about building great futures for kids who need us,” said Brandy Harris, Chief Executive Officer for the BGCS.

The leadership and board at BGCS hope to also attract a diverse group of employees who are able to understand and meet the needs of the youth in our community.

Youth Development Professionals, the Club’s front-line staff, will receive a 25% per hour wage increase. Several full-time and salaried positions will also receive wage increases.

Full-time employees will continue to receive Boys & Girls Clubs’ industry-leading benefits, including: paid time off; sick time; paid holidays; pension plan; wellness plan; low-cost Medical, Vision and Dental plans; 100% paid Short Term and Long Disability Insurance; 100% paid Group Life Insurance;tuition assistance; free BGCS membership for their children.

Looking for an exciting work environment where you can truly make a difference? BGCS is looking for individuals who:

• Are Club member-centered and dependable

• Are passionate about working with youth

• Ensure a safe, positive space

• Create a culture of mutual trust and caring for our youth

• Demonstrate high standards of ethics and fairness

• Can work a minimum of 15 hours per week

There are many benefits for joining the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield team:

• Our work makes a difference

• We offer flexible hours; no weekend hours

• We are interested in our staff’s professional growth

Check out our career opportunities!

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