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Roosevelt Park Outpost- Program Specialist

Job Title:

Roosevelt Park Outpost- Program Specialist

Job Hours:

Site Hours: June 24th- August 9th -11:00am-5:30pm Monday, 12:00pm-5:30 Tuesday-Friday**

**Candidates hired will start in mid June for training, preparation, etc.

Reports To:

Roosevelt 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, [email protected]

Primary Function:

Implement, supervise, develop and evaluate all Boys & Girls Club programs and activities at Roosevelt for members ages 6-11.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Effectively administer programs and activities for youth ages 6-11 in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Facilitate and develop lesson plans for programming using Boys and Girls Club of America curriculum.
  • Promote and develop leadership skills in members.
  • Ensure a safe, clean, healthy and positive environment in the park area; while maintaining and utilizing appropriate equipment for programs.
  • Actively supervise and engage members at all times.
  • Follow established policies and procedures of the Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha.
  • 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 Supervisor.
  • 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 and may require lifting items up to 50 lbs.
  • Staff must wear their ID badge and a BGC shirt at all times.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a team based work environment by communicating effectively and positively with supervisors, co-workers, volunteers and other community partners.
  • 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
  • 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 required
  • College and/or teaching experience preferred
  • Experience working with youth ages 6-11
  • Ability to work scheduled hours
  • Ability to effectively operate a computer and Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


  • Experience working at a summer camp or in a similar setting
  • Experience in planning and implementing daily lesson plans

Physical Considerations:

  • Frequent walking, running, standing, reaching, bending
  • Majority of work is outside, summer weather conditions

Environmental Conditions:

  • May be exposed to occasional inclement weather including heat, humidity, cold, rain, and wind