Core Area Program Specialist Part-Time

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-595696
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 15, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Less than 20
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Job Description:

Job Summary:




Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing programs/activities in coordination with YoungStar, Childcare, School-Age State regulations for ages 4-8 years old.


Experience and Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6 college credits must be in childcare/youth development (one course must be broad-based, which means an overview-type course, such as a credit course in child development, child psychology or covering early childhood education curriculum such as kindergarten or nursery school curriculum).

  • Introduction to the Child Care Profession and Skills and Strategies for the Child Care Teacher are two non-credit approved courses that will satisfy the 6 college credits required for childcare/youth development.

  • Meet DCF 251 requirements for child care teacher, if required

  • Ability to obtain a Registry level 7 or higher, if required.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Within 6 months of hire:

    • CPR

    • Introduction to childcare training (40 hour course)

    • Skills & Strategy to child training.

    • Shaken Baby prevention Training

    • First Aid

    • Suspected Child Abuse- Mandated Report Training (SCAN_MART) or equivalent.


      Skills and Experience:



  • At least one year of experience directly related to youth and youth programming.

  • 80 full days or 120 half days of experience as an assistant child care teacher, if required.

  • Ability to keep youth ages 4-18 enthusiastically engaged in

  • Demonstrated examples of working with youth.

  • Program development and small group implementation.

  • Highly organized with attention to detail.

  • Works effectively with families from a variety of cultural, linguistic, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds,

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written

  • Understands basic benchmarks for member growth and development.

  • Ability to recognize that members have individual needs, characteristics, abilities, and rates of development

  • Ability to articulate program goals and understands how specific activities support those goals.

  • Understands confidentiality guidelines and protects children, youth, and family confidentiality.

  • Awareness of local and state curriculum frameworks and standards.

  • Appreciates new ideas and learning opportunity.




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