Program Specialist PART-TIME
Company: Boys Girls Clubs of St Lucie County
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Job Title: Program Specialist
Salary: $15 per hour
Hours: up to 25 hours per week; non-exempt
Reports to: Program Director/Asst. School Based Club Director
1. JOB PURPOSE
The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County takes changing the lives
of youth to heart. We go above and beyond to ensure that every
youth that walks through our doors has a world class club
experience that provides them with the opportunity for a GREAT
The primary functions of the Program Specialists are to provide
direct service to our youth club members through activities based
on Academic Success, Good Character and Healthy Lifestyles. They
create a safe environment through positive guidance and discipline,
as well as ensure a well-rounded and enriching experience for all
club members. Program Specialists also carefully plan and implement
program activities that promote fun, supportive relationships,
opportunities and expectations, and recognition.
2. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited
--- Adopt the Formula for Impact and ensure that the Club is
reaching the kids who need us the most, providing them with an
outcome driven Club experience that is resulting in academic
success, healthier lifestyles and better character and citizenship
for our club members
--- Effectively implement and administer Club programs, activities,
and services that prepare youth for
success and create a club environment that facilitates achievement
of Youth Development Outcomes:
including drop-in club members
--- Provide effective club supervision to promote and stimulate
program participation with the club members
--- Act as a role model and provide guidance to all club
--- Monitor and evaluate programs, services, and activities to
ensure safety of members, quality in the programs, and the
appearance of the Club at all times
--- Provide data collection and recording for program curriculum as
--- Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff, including
volunteers, members, and supervisors to receive and/or provide
information, discuss issues, explain guidelines, and
--- Maintain contact with external community groups, schools,
members parents, and others to assist in resolving problems as
OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Actively participate in mandatory Club trainings and All Staff
--- Occasionally may be required to work special events promoted by
--- Support other projects as needed
--- Completes any additional assignments as requested by the
--- Must submit to and pass Level 2 background screening through
the Florida Department of Children & Families.
--- Must pass pre-employment drug test
--- Current CPR/First Aid certification preferred.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
--- Previous work experience with youth, preferably in an after
school or summer enrichment program.
--- Report to scheduled shift consistently and on time.
--- Follow policies, procedures and rules of the organization.
--- Serve as a role model and demonstrate, encourage and offer
direction in fairness, consistency, attentiveness, ability to work
with others, appropriate dress and appearance, and effective
--- Treat all club members, parents/guardians, co-workers,
supervisors and people in the community with respect and
--- Maintain confidentiality of those we serve.
--- Communicate to immediate supervisor any pertinent contact from
family, school, or significant others.
--- Follow policies and procedures in responding to emergencies
and/or safety issues.
--- Promote and participate in open and effective communication and
support with the team.
--- Maintain high program standards.
Some travel may be required for training and/or other business
4. WORKING CONDITIONS
Fast paced work environment; flexibility to working schedules may
be required due to changing business demands. General office
conditions is the standard work environment (standing, sitting, and
walking). Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie is an equal opportunity
employer and a smoke, drug and alcohol free workplace.
5. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
--- The usual and customary methods of performing the job's
functions require the following demands: some lifting, carrying,
pushing and/or pulling, stooping/kneeling, reaching with hands and
arms, and finger dexterity.
--- This position requires extended talking, listening, sitting,
walking, and standing; computer viewing, and keyboard entry.
Regularly lifting up to 25 pounds.
--- Daily operation of personal motor vehicle relevant to carrying
out job duties is required for this position.
--- Ability to think strategically and ability to sit for more than
four hours per day.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to
assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any
time with or without notice.
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