Roosevelt Park Outpost- Site Supervisor
Site Hours: June 24th- August 9th -11:00am-5:30pm Monday and 11:30am-5:30pm Tuesday-Friday**
**Candidates hired will start mid June for training, preparation, etc.
Director of Outreach & Prevention
How to Apply:
Applicants can apply by submitting a resume with cover letter to the Director of Outreach & Prevention, Felicia Dalton, [email protected]
The Roosevelt Outpost Site Supervisor is responsible for organizing, supervising, and leading both the outpost and staff to ensure that it is positive, encouraging, respectful, and fun environment for all involved. A high priority is placed on communication, organization, and risk management with this position
- Implement and supervise safety/risk management protocols in a caring and fun environment for participants, volunteers and staff
- Oversee the safety of all enrolled participants while carrying out programs and activities set forth by Director of Outreach and Prevention
- Effectively administer programs and activities for youth ages 6-11 in a high volume, fast paced environment.
- Create a nurturing, positive and professional environment while promoting Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha program policies and procedures amongst staff, volunteers and community
- Develop lesson plans, and implement programs according to the plans.
- Abide by all policies and procedures in the Employee Handbook and relevant program specific manuals
- Communicate all concerns and needs to the Director of Outreach and Prevention in a timely manner.
- Assist with intern and summer youth employment supervision during camp
- Maintain and utilize appropriate and adequate equipment for programs.
- 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).
- 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.
- Required to attend all training and be available to work for the duration of the camp season. Any time off must be preapproved by the manager prior to hiring
- 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.
- Ability to work effectively with children and adults
- Ability to multi-task in a hectic environment
- Demonstrates responsibility, dependability, and maturity
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Teacher’s certification preferred
- 2 years of experience working with children
- 15 course credit hours in education or related field pertaining to working with school age children (5-12 years old) including course in Child or Human Development or completion of non-credit course “Into to the Child Care Profession and Skills and Strategies of Child Care Teacher
- Experience supervising staff or volunteers, especially in a recreation setting, preferred
- Experience in planning and implementing daily lesson plans
- Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED; college coursework in recreation, education, social work, or related field preferred
- Must be organized, responsible, professional, and able to coordinate a wide variety of activities each week
- Must have the ability to solve problems as they arise and be able to perform tasks without direct supervision
- Ability to effectively operate a computer and programs used by the Club i.e. (Microsoft Office, MTS Visions).
- Must be highly motivated and able to assume a positive and active role in the camp, even while working under potentially stressful conditions (hot or cold weather, upset or injured participants, etc.)
- Ability to work scheduled hours.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior.
- Good driving record, valid driver’s license and proof of valid automobile insurance
- 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