Demonstrate and communicate the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater
Milwaukee (BGCGM) philosophy, objectives, standards and programs
through all methods available to members, their parents, and the
general public. A Group Leader is responsible for planning,
organizing, delivering and documenting educational and recreational
programs/activities that are engaging, and inclusive, welcoming,
respectful, and responsive to the diversity of members, families and community.
Youth Leadership and Engagement
- Provide quality program activities and experiences that promote a
sense of purpose and individual empowerment for members to practice
and develop leadership skills, make meaningful choices during
activities, support members to develop skills in decision making,
planning and goal setting skills.
- Promote and support member initiated and member led activities.
Foster an environment for members that offers choices, incorporates
team building and promotes a sense of belonging and group identity.
- Provide appropriate guidance and direction through supportive
relations with members.
- Understand and articulate the value of BGCGM and serve as an
advocate for youth and the field of youth development.
- Support opportunities to engage guardians of member’s participation.
Program Activity Planning and Implementation
- Provide program activities in accordance with selected curricula
that support program goals and incorporate the needs and interests
- Responsible for regularly gathering information and feedback from
members about their needs and interests.
Safe Positive Environment
- Keep accurate attendance, track member participation in assigned
program areas, document results and progress of members. Generate
monthly reports as requested.
- Understand and follow the BGCGM Member Care Manual policies and
Operational procedures to include but not limited to: Conduct of
Member, Supervision of Members, Employee to Member, Member Safety
polices, Child Abuse and Neglect, Member Health Transportation and
Field Trips policies; the Club Safety/Contingency Plan, and the
procedures for reporting incidents/accidents.
- Demonstrate commitment to one’s own learning, skill building and
professionalism on the job by following BGCGM code of conduct and
employee handbook, supporting colleagues, sharing duties and working
collaboratively, and actively participation in meetings.
- Seek and attend professional development workshops, trainings and
interactions with other professionals and apply new learning to work practices.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, 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 30 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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.