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Early Childhood Area Manager

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire provides early child care, afterschool programs, summer day camps and basketball leagues to youth throughout the central New Hampshire area including Concord and Laconia areas. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who most need us, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.  We offer a safe place to belong, caring adult mentors and programs covering everything from academics and leadership development to physical fitness and healthy habits.

Are you a child care professional interested in playing a key role in a dynamic, mission-driven organization? Are you passionate about analyzing business performance and developing efficient processes? If this sounds like you, then you might be a great fit for an Area Manager position on our team. Come work for one of the fastest-growing nonprofits in New Hampshire as an Area Manager for our central New Hampshire early childhood centers! Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you'll be a member of our leadership team, with overall responsibility for multiple early childhood centers. As an Area Manager, you'll oversee the hiring process, operations, budgets and staff relations. You'll work closely with senior management to seek out new ventures and partnerships. You'll facilitate constant and effective communication between individual center directors and senior leadership. This position requires excellent organizational, supervision and interpersonal skills.

  1. Must be 21 years of age or older.
  2. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience preferred.
  3. Three ECE credits and three Management/Supervision credits and 1500 hours of experience working with children in a licensed child care program, recreation program or elementary school. Those candidates with extensive experience yet lacking credits may still be considered.
  4. Preferably a minimum of five years of work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization with planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
  5. Demonstrated ability regarding personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  7. Ability to deal effectively with members' discipline problems.
  8. Working knowledge of budget preparation, control and management.
  9. Demonstrated leadership skills.
  10. Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to focus, especially when confronted by multiple demands.
  11. Must be willing to travel between locations.
  12. Must have or obtain CPR and First Aid Certifications.
  13. Valid State Driver's License; may need to drive Club van/bus periodically.
  14. Must possess a safe driving record and submit a copy of such record to either the Operations Director or Human Resources Generalist.
  15. All of the candidates that are offered a job with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire will have to submit for an FBI fingerprint background check and submit to a background check through the State of NH Criminal Records Dept. and First Advantage. Note: The State of NH Childcare Licensing Bureau may prohibit you from being employed by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire should there be a disqualifying finding on your criminal record. In addition, even if the State of NH reviews your records and allows you to work at the Club, we still reserve the right to determine your employment status.


  1. Provides leadership and administrative support to center directors in the management of their designated center.
  2. Ensures an environment that facilitates achievement of youth development outcomes, with overall responsibility for cleanliness, attractiveness, member safety and safety of properties and equipment.
  3. Ensures each center is operating near capacity based on historical attendance data.
  4. Works with programs to ensure regulatory compliance, the fiscal health of the organization, the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures.
  5. Supports professional development through annual professional development plans and works with the appropriate committees to be sure that there are opportunities for staff to access what they need to experience growth.

Quality Control

  1. Ensures that each center meets or exceeds licensing requirements set by the NH Bureau of Child Care Licensing.
  2. Conducts periodic audits to ensure compliance and prepares personnel for outside agency visits.
  3. Ensures that all assessments and reports are filed on time

Strategic Planning

  1. Facilitates the development and implementation of strategic planning processes for overall site programs, including the development of annual program objectives.
  2. Ensures quality improvement of programs by conducting program evaluations and an annual written analysis of member needs and interests. Compiles monthly statistical reports reflecting activities, attendance and participation.

Resource Development

  1. Manages financial resources; controls expenditures against budget.
  2. Ensures staffing at all centers is sufficient to ensure safety, but not overstaffed.
  3. Directly responsible for all A/R for each site, working with the finance department to facilitate communication with parents regarding payments.
  4. Ensures that administrative and operational systems are in place.
  5. Monitors professional development hours for all area employees.

Partnership Development/ Public Relations

  1. Maintains professional contact with community members, community leaders and organizations, Club parents, and others to assist in resolving situations and in order to develop and maintain partnerships.
How to Apply:

This is a salaried position, salary ranging between $53,000 to $60,000 (negotiable based on experience). 

We offer an extensive benefits package. Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement (403B) Contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement

Please send a resume and cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications to Chris Emond at

Salary Range:

53,000 to 60,000

Job Location:


Date Added: July 12, 2021

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