Program Specialist-Americorp Arts Advocate (Quarter-Time)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-587793
    • Job Location: Milwaukee (Fitzsimonds), WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 18, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Less than 20
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Job Description:

Service Summary:

Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing programs/activities in relation to The Arts for members ages 4-18.


Help coordinate the Art in a box program support.

Assist in the development, acquisition and maintenance of art materials.

Support site arts staff in creation and implementation of arts experience that develop knowledge and skills.

Establishes and maintains partnerships with community, and arts organizations.

Organize assigned programs and activities. Provides support to the Club sites with outcome goals and objectives based on needs of members, families, and community.

Establishes and maintains a rapport with Club staff and parents.

Assist with the maintenance of a detailed file for each program and activity in order to report on program impact and attendance.

Generates program and event descriptions for agency media promotion materials, brochures, and report development.

Create reports and supply materials requested by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America related to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee’s art activities.

Provides written documentation of program implementation.

Tracks member participation in assigned program areas and documents results and progress of members.

Generate monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested.

Meet all deadlines. Provide individual and small group arts programming to participants during after-hours. Work with site staff to implement creative and engaging after-school arts activities for members.

Facilitates creation of and collects and provides youth art for presentations, meetings, donor recognition, awards and contest participation.

Exposing youth to programs and opportunities that prepare them to create an individualized post-secondary plan.

Provide direct support and guidance to youth as they develop individual goals and plans.

Facilitates programs for members 4-18 years of age. Provides guidance and direction to members in the areas of academic success, healthy lifestyles, and civic and community engagement.

Implements and participates in programs, projects, and special events. Encourages emotional, social, and educational growth of individual members.

Recruits and leads members in special field trips and outings for our members. Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and /or funder.

Assist with facilitation of Core Area Meetings and effectively provides support from the Program Support Team.

Participates in continuing education opportunities.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Service Environment:

The service environment characteristics described here are representative of those a member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.





Experience and Skills


Enjoys working with youth ages 4-18 years old.

Demonstrated examples of working with youth.

Group management.

Ability to take direction.

Highly organized with attention to detail.

Ability to relate effectively with diverse population.

Good communication skills, both oral and written.


High School Diploma or equivalency.


Experience in visual or performance arts.

Experience in program implementation.

Experience directly related to youth and youth programming.


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