Program Generalist - Special Education

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-606819
    • Job Location: Gaenslen - 1250 E Burleigh St, WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 29, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Less than 20
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Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for implementing programs/activities for members. Provides direct service to members.

Experience and Skills


  • Facilitates activities and daily experience for youth by implementing core area programming.
  • Works cooperatively with all staff to assure quality activities and programs are promoted and supervised for youth programs, to include but not limited to arts & crafts, field trips, games room, health, goal-setting activities, and physical education.
  • Supervises the care and maintenance of equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Tracks member participation in assigned program by taking attendance, submitting attendance rosters, and documents results and progress of participants.
  • Participates with and supervises members in activities and programs.
  • Lead activities and small group discussions. Assumes a leadership role and gets members involved in daily activities.
  • Assists in problem-solving of conflicts that occur between youth.
  • Assists and participates in field trips and outings for members.
  • Encourages emotional, social, and educational growth of individual members.
  • Provides guidance and direction to members in the areas of academic success, healthy lifestyles, and civic and community engagement.
  • Providing various levels of assistance to members including member transferring, assisting in toileting, dressing and cleaning.
  • Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funders.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required.
  • Valid Certified Nursing Assistant in good standing.
  • Ability to obtain DPI Special Education Program Aide License at time of Hire.

Experience Requirements:

  • Background in Child Development and comparable techniques.
  • This person should be at least 19 years old and possess a variety of experiences working with youth. Areas of emphasis could include: Physical Education, Arts & Crafts, and Playground Supervision.
  • Must possess experience in working with youth between the ages of 4-18 in a group setting.


  • Ability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other work related stresses.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with others.
  • Knowledge of the principles of personal care delivery.
  • Serve as a positive role model who will show concern, fairness, and enthusiasm.
  • Must be self-motivated, punctual, and reliable. Good time-management skills.
  • Possess leadership skills and maintain a cheerful attitude.
  • Ability to work with autistic children.
  • Able to demonstrate and gain the respect and confidence of members ages 4-18.
  • Knowledge of the principles of personal care delivery, including ability to transfer
  • children and knowledge of proper body mechanics.
  • Must have a valid WI driver’s license, good driving record, and meets state required automobile insurance minimums.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee is required to physically able to lift, bend, turn, and perform other maneuvers needed to function in member cares. The employee will be required to lift and or move up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 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.

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