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Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County Job Posting: Program Specialist

03 Dec 2018 9:09 AM | Amy Treis (Administrator)

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Looking for Learning Center Program Specialist

The Program Specialist plan, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, such as Sports & Fitness, Fine Arts, Arts & Crafts, Computer Lab and/or Social Recreation.



·        Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.

·        Ensure engagement, promote and stimulate participation, and consistent attendance of youth enrolled in activities.

·        Establish rapport with youth and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement and academic progress

·        Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities.

·        Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the club at all time.

·        Engaging members in activities successfully and provide a safe environment for members.

·        Support members emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts successfully.

·        Support members emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts successfully.

·        Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging activities and group projects

·        Submit regular lesson plans, attendance sheets and other administrative duties

·        Participate in training and staff development activities.

·        Ensure a productive work environment by participating in club staff meetings.

·        Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; collaborate; and advise/counsel.

·        Mandatory cleaning set up and closes down of program area on a daily basis.

·        Assist Bus Drivers in providing safe and punctual transportation to and from schools and club sites.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)

·        This position is part time, Monday Friday, Scheduled shift ranges between 2:30pm-6:30pm at Traditional site. 

·        Bi-lingual is a plus.

·        High School diploma

·        Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required

·        Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred

·        CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred

·        Valid State Driver’s License

·        Must pass pre-employment background check and drug test

·        Experience in working with children and knowledge of youth development.

·        Experience and ability in creating interactive and educational activities

·        Strong Organization, Time Management Skills and ability to set Priorities

·        Obtain strong Work Ethic, Positive Attitude, High Level of Energy and Flexibility

·        Strong communication, Interpersonal skills, and Attention to Detail

·        Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems; organize and supervise members in safe environment.

·        Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth

·        Must be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.


·        Required to stand, walk, and sit. Able to use hands and fingers on a (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.

·        Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

·        Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

·        The noise level in the work environment is high due to work is conducted in a Club setting, indoor/outside.

HOW TO APPLY:  To apply, please email with a resume. Also, indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. This position is part-time, based in Bradenton, Florida. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Empl

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Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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