Boys & Girls Clubs Interview Questions

Updated 7 Aug, 2014
Updated 7 Aug, 2014
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    Manager, Programs and Business Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very good process and warm staff. I never felt that it was unorganized. The only issue was that the position itself was undefined and the collective organization did not necessarily approve of it. Obviously I found out about this AFTER.

    Interview Questions
    • What is something that you could work on?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was told what the salary was.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Summer Camp Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint John's, NL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint John's, NL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    I received an interview because I have been volunteering at the club all year.
    The interview was more difficult than I expected. There were two supervisors and they taped the answers I gave so they could review them later and I thought that was a great idea.
    They asked me scenerios questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if an irrate parent came in screaming that one of the kids threw a stone at their car.   View Answer
    • What would you do if a piece of equipment fell on a child in your care?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Teen Program Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs.

    Interview Details

    Was called to interview for a position different from the one I applied for. I spoke with Human Resources on the phone and then had a panel first round interview. Met with the director for a second round interview. Human Resources was very quick to follow up after the interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Lots of situational questions (describe a time when you had to work with a difficult teen, etc) and I was asked to describe my youth development philosophy.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Computer Lab Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs.

    Interview Details

    Was initially given a tour of the facility by two Boys & Girls Club members. Interviewed by the Program Director and Unit Director. They were very professional and very specific in their questions regarding experience with technology and working with children.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions were very difficult or unexpected. Questions related to technical aptitude, experience working with children and where I saw myself in three (3) years.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Program Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs.

    Interview Details

    Pretty standard process. Submit a job application and resume to HR. They will call to set up an interview, which involves two people. They ask questions related to the job you're applying for, give scenarios and ask your response, ask about experience and interest in the organization. Nothing out of the ordinary.

    Interview Questions
    • Responding to scenario questions would be difficult if you have no experience.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They do not do a lot of negotiating, they offer you a position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Teen Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Loveland, CO (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Loveland, CO (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied on their website, and received an initial interview the following week. It was a very typical interview with different scenarios where I was asked to explain how I would respond in different situations. I was also asked about my previous experience and how I would relate to the kids I would be working with. I was called back for a second interview, which is not until next week.

    Interview Questions
    • This is not a direct quote, but I was asked something like "Since the Teen Program at our center is relatively new and undeveloped, what steps would you take to help grow the program and how would you try to attract more teens in our community to the program? Also, how would you help more teens understand that this program is not just for younger children?"   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director Organizational Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at Boys & Girls Clubs in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview with recruiter, then panel interview with hiring manager and others. Recruiter left organization in middle of process - communication from organization stopped. No coordination with candidates regarding change for communication and/or receipt of materials/info sent to recruiter

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Summer Camp Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The process of getting a job at the camp was to either know someone that works there currently or to be hired through the counselor in training program.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Part Time Seasonal Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I got hired when I was 15, I came to the interview in soccer workout clothes because I had practice right after. The YDS was very understanding and didn't try to treat me like an adult applying for a very formal position.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Digital Connectors Program Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was referred to them by a hiring company and I was interviewed only once. I was interviewed by a panel of 5 people. They had a list of questions and asking one by one. Most of questions were from background knowledge and experience and I did good on that.

    Interview Questions
    • There was a question asking about what you have done to improve the process in your previous jobs.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I got busy with my college and studying. Plus I didn't have any transportation on that time.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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