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Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County Job Posting Program Specialist for the Fall

31 Jul 2017 3:49 PM | Anonymous


The Program Specialist plan, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, such as Sports & Fitness, Fine Arts, 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.

• 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); starts at $12.00 per hour, granted PTO and Pension Plan

• 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 strongWork 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

• Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth

• Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment

• Must be comfortable performingmulti-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.


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 Employer. 5-1-17

8430 Enterprise Circle, STE 140
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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