Program Generalist Day Programs

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-710008
    • Job Location: Hartland , WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: November 04, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: June 1, 2020
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Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Program Generalist Day Programs will be trained in all areas necessary for program needs. Employee will work with youth and adults from Boys & Girls Clubs at their site and at Camp Whitcomb/Mason. Hours include set up and take down of program areas as well as facilitating various programs outside in nature to groups as needed.


  • Care for and supervision of children at all times. Account for the location of all campers for which you have direct responsibility.
  • Provide an atmosphere in which members can grow and learn in line with the mission and vision of Boys & Girls Club and Camp Whitcomb/Mason.
  • Work cooperatively with all staff to ensure quality programming.
  • Understand and follow transportation policies and procedures while riding transportation to and from Camp Whitcomb/Mason with members and other staff.
  • Coordinate program activities in accordance with selected curricula that supports program goals and incorporates the needs and interests of members at Camp Whitcomb/Mason and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee sites.
  • Display excellent customer service to all people while on duty.
  • Seek immediate medical help for any sick or injured person or yourself.
  • Respond to emergencies as designated by the Camp Whitcomb/Mason Emergency Action Plan.
  • Act as a positive role model while on duty.
  • Provide careful supervision of your campers at all times and follow/enforce the directions of the program staff or lifeguards on duty.
  • Assure all programming and conversation is developmentally appropriate for the age group with which you are working.
  • Assure that your area of responsibility is clean, free of food, and orderly.
  • Assure that programs are set ahead of scheduled program start time and are put away in an appropriate manner and timeframe.
  • Hand in maintenance request forms anytime you notice areas or items in need of repair.
  • Clean areas assigned to which may include but is not limited to sweeping, mopping, washing windows, and taking garbage to the dumpster area.
  • Provide assistance in cleaning camp prior to any events.
  • Communicate the Club’s mission and philosophy to staff, members, parents, camp users and the community.
  • Understands and follows the BGCGM Member Care Manual and Camp Handbook policies and procedures.
  • 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.

Experience and Skills

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or working to obtain diploma required. Some college or BS degree in an environmental or education field preferred.
  • Certified or willing to be certified in American Red Cross (or similar) CPR/First Aid


  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Interest in informal learning settings and the environment.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions including cold weather or rain.
  • Be self-motivated, energetic and flexible.
  • Must be able to adapt to changes made in the moment.
  • Understanding of developmental characteristics of youth ages 7-17.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work with youth of ethnically different backgrounds.
  • Appreciates new ideas and learning opportunities.

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.

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.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position 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. The majority of work available is outdoors and requires the employee to dress appropriately for the weather.

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