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Teen Program Specialist

Job Title:

Teen Program Specialist

Job Hours:

Monday-Friday Evenings, 20-25 hours

Salary:

$10/$12 per hour

Reports To:

Director of Teen Services

How to Apply:

Applicants can apply by submitting resumes to Felicia Dalton at fdalton@bgckenosha.org

Primary Function:

Implement, supervise, develop and evaluate all programs and activities in the program area of Teen Programming for members ages 13-18. In addition, assist, lead, and develop the digital arts specialized programming.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Effectively administer programs and activities for youth age 13-18.
  • Develop lesson plans, and implement programs according to the plans.
  • Develop relationships with teens to ensure trust and confidence in them, to recruit them to participate in programs and increase membership.
  • Work with teens to develop academic and career goals and a plan for obtaining them.
  • Promote and develop leadership skills to members.
  • Help teens in developing relationships with role models and mentors.
  • Promote Teen programs to members at the drop in center. Such as, but not limited to Career Launch, College Prep, Money Matters etc.
  • Assist with the after-hours Teen Center transportation program.
  • Implement and enforce all Club rules and policies with the members.
  • Ensure a safe, healthy and positive environment in the Teen Areas as well as the rest of the drop in center.
  • Maintain and utilize appropriate and adequate equipment for programs.
  • Actively supervise and engage members at all times in all program areas including the gym.
  • Follow established policies and procedures of the drop-in center.
  • Model and encourage positive and constructive behavior of all members.
  • Do safety checks of your program area and equipment and report any findings.
  • Maintain and a clean and safe environment of assigned program area.
  • Monitor and evaluate programs in conjunction with the Director of Teen Services.
  • Participate in scheduled staff meetings and trainings.
  • Staff must wear their ID badge and a BGC shirt.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a team based work environment by communicating effectively and positively with supervisors, co-workers and volunteers.
    • Make recommendations regarding member’s needs, program ideas, and facility needs.
    • May be asked to participate in special programs and or events. These events may be scheduled at times when the Club is not open.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Ability to work scheduled hours.
    • Experience working with youth ages 6-18
    • Ability to effectively operate a computer and programs used by the Club.
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
    • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior.
    • Good Driving Record and Valid Drivers License.
    • Experience working in Digital Arts Programming.

DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.