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Youth Program Specialist

Job Title:

Youth Program Specialist

Job Hours:

Monday-Thursday from 3pm-7pm and Friday 11am-5pm

Salary:

$10.00/hr

Reports To:

Director of Youth Services

How to Apply:

Applicants can apply by submitting resumes to the Director of Youth Services, Andrea Prichard at aprichard@bgckenosha.org 

Primary Function:

Implement, supervise, develop and evaluate all programs and activities in the program area of Youth Center for members ages 6-12.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Effectively administer programs and activities for youth age 6-12.
  • 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.
  • Promote and develop leadership skills to members.
  • Teach youth how to develop relationships with role models and mentors.
  • Promote youth programs to members at the youth center. Such as, but not limited to Smart Moves, Healthy Habits, Power Hour, Triple Play, etc
  • Implement and enforce all Club rules and policies with the members.
  • Ensure a safe, healthy and positive environment in the Youth Areas as well as the rest of the 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 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 Site Director.
  • 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 6-12
    • 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.