Working with Youth 5 yrs. and up after school
Company: Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Program Specialists prepare youth for success by creating an
environment that facilitates the achievement of Boys & Girls Clubs'
youth development outcomes. This work is accomplished by promoting
participation in clubhouse programs, providing guidance, and role
modeling to members.
*Sports, Fitness, & Recreation Specialists: * help young people
develop fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress
management, appreciation for the environment and social skills.
*Education and Career Development Program Specialist: * is
responsible for overseeing the planning, development,
implementation and evaluation of a broad range of programs in the
Boys & Girls Club Core Program Area of Education and Career
Development within a designated Club.
*The Arts and Cultural Enrichment Specialists: *enable youth to
develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge
and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and
*Technology Specialists: * present technology programming that
encompasses all of our core areas including Character and
Leadership, Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Health and Life Skills,
Sports, Fitness, and Recreation, and Education.
*PRIMARY FUNCTION: *
Plans, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided in
within a specific program area, such as Education, Special
Education, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, and Physical
*_Program Development and Implementation_*
Effectively implement and administer programs, services and
activities for drop-in members and visitors.
Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure
safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the branch
at all times. Prepare periodic activity reports.
Ensure a productive work environment by participating in weekly
branch staff meetings.
-High School Diploma or GED
-Negative TB test
-Background check clearance
The Program Specialist must have a demonstrated knowledge of youth
development, safe and appropriate activities for youth, and
understanding of the culture and community in which the clubhouse
*SKILLS and ABILITIES*
*Team Building *(Able to convince members to work toward a common
*Decision making* (Able to formulate sound approaches to problems
using the available information)
*Motivational* (Able to motivate youth and manage behavior
C*ommunication *(Able to communicate clearly and concisely orally
and in writing)
*Interpersonal* (Able to work well with a wide range of
*Time Management *(Able to utilize the available time to organize
and complete work within given deadlines.)
*Conflict Resolution* (Able to encourage youth to seek peaceful
approaches to addressing problems and conflict)
*Diversity Orientation* (Able to work effectively with people
regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, or religion)
*Project Management *(Able to plan, implement, and supervise safe,
quality programs for youth)
*ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: *
May participate in special programs and/or events.
May be required to drive Club van.
*Internal: *Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff
(professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to
receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain
guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.
*External: *Maintains contact with external community groups,
schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving
Frequent standing and walking; occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds
of school supplies or recreational equipment waist height); hear
and understand speech at normal levels; and speak so that others
may understand at normal levels.
*WORKING CONDITIONS: *
Boys & Girls Clubs are often stressful, busy, and noisy
environments. Program Specialists are expected to work in
situations where many member and facilities related activities take
place at the same time.
*NOTE: * The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position.
These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of
all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: From $18.50 per hour
* After school
* Monday to Friday
We follow all County requirements pertaining to COVID-19.
* High school or equivalent (Required)
Work Location: One location%58047475%
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