Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing
programs/activities that allow members to feel empowered to make
healthy choices, have medically accurate knowledge regarding
adolescent development, learn methods to cope with stress, bullying
and trauma, and a stronger sense of pride and responsibility related
to their self-image and esteem. These programs include but not
limited to health & hygiene; bullying prevention; drug, tobacco
& alcohol prevention; teen pregnancy prevention; conflict
resolution and social, emotional learning.
Culture Competency and Responsiveness
- 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. Provide quality program activities that are
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 members initiated and member lead activities.
Foster an environment that offers choices, incorporates team
building and promotes a sense of belonging and group identity for members.
Program Activity Planning and Implementation
- Coordinate program activities in accordance with selected
curricula that supports program goals and incorporates the needs and
interests of members.
- Responsible for regularly gathering information and feedback from
members about their needs and interests.
Safe Positive Environment
- Understands and follows the BGCGM Member Care Manual policies and
procedures to include but not limited to conduct of member policies,
supervision of members policies, employee to member policies, member
safety polices, child abuse and neglect policies, member health
policies, transportation and field trips policies, the club
safety/contingency plan, and the procedures for reporting
incidents/accidents during program hours.
- Keeps accurate attendance, tracks member participation in assigned
program areas, documents results and progress of members. Generate
monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested.
Collaborations and Partnerships
- Provide opportunities to engage and support the families of
members, build reciprocal relationships with communities, volunteers
and organizations to support program goals.
- 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 active participation in meetings.
- Seek and attend professional development workshops, trainings and
interactions with other professionals and apply new learning to work practices
- 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.
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.