Lincoln Park Outpost- Program Specialist
Site Hours: June 18th- August 17th -12pm-6pm, Monday- Friday**
**Candidates hired will start in early June for training, preparation, etc.
Lincoln Park Outpost- Site Supervisor
How to Apply:
Applicants can apply by submitting a resume with cover letter to the Director of Outreach and Prevention, Felicia Dalton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Implement, supervise, develop and evaluate all Boys & Girls Club programs and activities at Lincoln Park and the Oribiletti Center for members ages 6-18.
- Effectively administer programs and activities for youth ages 6-18 in a high volume, fast paced environment.
- Develop lesson plans, and implement programs according to the plans.
- Develop relationships with youth to ensure trust and confidence in them, to recruit them to participate in programs and increase membership participation.
- Promote and develop leadership skills in members.
- Teach youth how to develop relationships with role models and mentors.
- Implement and enforce all Club rules and policies with the members.
- Ensure a safe, clean, healthy and positive environment in the park area and the Oribiletti Center.
- Maintain and utilize appropriate and adequate equipment for programs.
- Actively supervise and engage members at all times.
- Follow established policies and procedures of the BGCK youth and teen centers.
- Model and encourage positive and constructive behavior for all members.
- Do safety checks of your program area and equipment and report any findings.
- Maintain a clean and safe environment of assigned program area(s).
- Monitor and evaluate programs in conjunction with the Site Director.
- Participate in scheduled staff meetings and trainings.
- This position requires implementing high energy sports/athletic programs outdoors in the park area with youth in a group setting.
- This position requires standing for long periods of time.
- This position may require lifting items up to 50lbs.
- Staff must wear their ID badge and a BGC shirt at all times.
- Ensure a team based work environment by communicating effectively and positively with supervisors, co-workers, volunteers and other community partners.
- 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 required.
- College and or teaching experience preferred.
- Ability to work scheduled hours.
- Experience working with youth ages 6-18
- Ability to effectively operate a computer and programs used by the Club i.e. (Microsoft Office, MTS Visions).
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior.
- Good Driving Record and Valid Driver’s License.
- Proof of Valid Automobile Insurance.
- Experience working at a summer camp or in a similar setting
- Experience in planning and implementing daily lesson plans
- Frequent walking, running, standing, reaching, bending
- Majority of work is outside, summer weather conditions
- May be exposed to occasional inclement weather including heat, humidity, cold, rain, and wind