Teen Program Specialist
School Year: Monday-Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm
Non-School and Summer: 12:00pm-5:00pm
$11 per hour
Director of Outreach and Prevention
How to Apply:
Applicants can apply by submitting resumes to Felicia Dalton at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
- 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 by modeling desired behaviors.
- Help teens in developing relationships with role models and mentors.
- Promote national teen programs to members at the drop in center, such as; but not limited to Career Launch, College Prep, Money Matters etc.
- 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 teen center staff.
- Participate in scheduled staff meetings and trainings.
- Staff must wear their ID badge and a BGC shirt.
- 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.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Experience working with at-risk youth in various settings
- 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 driver’s license.
- Ability to work scheduled hours
- Monday-Friday 12:00-5:00 p.m.
- During school year
- Monday-Friday 3:00-8:00 p.m.
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.