Robert Barnes, Club Director
Robert Barnes is Club Director at Morgan Park Boys & Girls Club. Prior to this position, Robert was Club Manager at Ford Heights Club for three years. During his time there, he was able to develop and foster relationships with other viable organizations.
Robert reached out to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and they in turn provided programs and services for young females within the past year. The Jack and Jill Foundation that came to work with Club members, assisting in a variety of programs and holiday gift drives. The regional district manager for Chicagoland Ross Stores wanted to help out and saw Club programs that turned into a two year partnership with Boys & Girls Club power hour – tutoring to support Club members’ school work and continuation in school.
Robert has been employed at Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago for six years and is passionate about youth development. Robert studied business management at Sanford Brown College in Missouri.